A career with a sense of purpose
Together we can improve global health

Join us for coffee!

We are always keen to meet potential new (scientist) colleagues, and if you’re interested we will show you around our campus with great pride and enthusiasm. You’re welcome to visit and enjoy a cup of coffee with us. Or just share your CV and a letter which tells us what you are looking for. Please, send us an e-mail.

Do you want to contribute to drug discovery?

At Pivot Park Screening Centre you will work together with our colleagues, other business partners and knowledge institutes, towards discovering new medicines in order to achieve a healthier society.

Do you want to progress in the field of drug discovery?

At Pivot Park Screening Centre we want to keep moving forward. If you can help us achieve this goal, please do not hesitate to apply for a job!
We specialise in scientific research and provide highly regarded screening assignments and research programmes. Our long-standing experience in early drug discovery and our state-of-the-art ultra-High Throughput Screening infrastructure provides us and our partners with the best confirmed hits.

Do you want to expand your knowledge and experience?

Not only as a company do we want to keep moving forward, we also want our colleagues to keep expanding their knowledge. So if you want to gain a great experience and want to keep learning and improving yourself, Pivot Park Screening Centre is a great place to start!

Acquisition based on these vacancies is not appreciated.


The opportunity to develop yourself into an experienced Biotech Business Developer

(Oss, the Netherlands)



  • challenging international business development position
  • ability to learn, grown and explore the market to seize opportunities
  • support in the entire commercial process from first contact to implementation
  • international traveling required



As Business Development Representative you will become part of an eager to learn and ambitious team which is responsible for high-quality realization of the commercial objectives. You will support your Business Development colleagues in their daily work and step by step become a Business Developer yourself. This support consists of preparing commercial activities and doing market research to search for interesting new clients. Also, you will prepare meetings with potential new customers, and you also participate in these appointments. In cooperation with marketing, you will prepare international congresses and set up meetings with interesting attendees. You will be part of a motivated Business Development team which consists of three Business Development colleagues and a Marketing Specialist.

In this position you will be expected to go abroad occasionally and engage in a dialogue with the target group. The ideal candidate enjoys entering and developing personal relationships. Do you like to be in contact with people and like commerce, then this is the chance to start your career within the Biotech industry!



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or Life Sciences
  • Affinity with or some knowledge of assay development, biochemical or cell-based assays
  • some knowledge of, affinity with, or understanding of the pharmaceutical R&D field
  • experience with customer contact in any form is required
  • eager to learn, proactive and responsible
  • good communication skills and fluent in English and preferably in Dutch (written as well as spoken)



Our client, Pivot Park Screening Centre, is a Clinical Research Organisation specialized in scientific research. They provide highly regarded screening assessments and research programs. Their long-standing experience in an early drug discovery and state-of-art High Throughput Screening infrastructure provides their partners with the best confirmed leads. The High Throughput Screening (HTS) is a widely applied approach to find starting points for the development of new medicines. The organisation is continuously expanding their knowledge and experiences, which benefits both the scientific community as well as their partners. The organisation is growing and to reach their future goals, they are searching for someone to expand their relatively new and ambitious Business Development team.





Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to WS/22-103-DD, to Tim van Loon: info@derksenderks.nl.


For further information you can call, text or whatsApp with Tim van Loon on number +31 (0)6 20 79 77 21


An individual assessment may be part of the selection procedure.



Job Description
You and your colleagues from the automation team are responsible for setting up, programming and maintaining the automated (robotic) screening facilities. This includes the data processing tools that we use in the projects. The actual screening is performed in close collaboration with our assay development scientists who have the in-depth knowledge about assay technologies. Automation scientists are also participating in international programme teams doing the work for our clients.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • The automation team has the ownership over the instrumentation, which brings tasks like:
    • Keeping systems in good shape by regular end user maintenance
    • Contacts with suppliers and technicians
    • Validation and verification of instrumentation
    • Programming systems and instruments
    • Data processing of screening results
    • Propose improvements in workflows and investments in equipment
  • Work with assay development colleagues:
    • to transfer assays onto the robotic system
    • to perform screening campaigns, cherry picking and active confirmation on the robotic systems.
  • As project team member ensure that screens are performed as agreed with our clients
  • On-Call service:
    Screens are performed in 24 hour runs and automation scientists will have random shifts, to resolve run time errors outside working hours (by remote connection and onsite visits). As a result, the automation specialist should have an acceptable (maximum 30 minutes) travelling time from home to work.

Our job requirements:
Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master in life sciences, chemistry, biology or related fields
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in life science automation (robotic systems, data processing)
  • Affinity with biochemical and cellular assay technologies
  • Good communication skills, in Dutch and English and willing to collaborate with colleagues and customers


  • Chemoinformatics background
  • Knowledge about chemical structures, preferable a focus on drug like structures
  • Experience in maintaining and repairing instruments
  • Experience in compound (high throughput) screening
  • In-depth knowledge of general IT (Windows, MS office)
  • More in-depth IT knowledge like
    • Programming languages
    • Data mining techniques
    • Databases
    • Data processing (e.g. ActivityBase, eNotebook, KNIME, etc)

Your competencies:

  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Eye for details
  • Commercial mind-set
  • Good social skills
  • Responsible
  • Flexible mindset

Pivot Park Screening Centre

Pivot Park Screening Centre (PPSC) is a quickly growing company in drug discovery research with a main focus on ultra-high throughput screening. Using our state-of-the-art robotic systems we work together with customers ranging from big pharma companies to small & medium biotech companies and universities. We offer services in early drug discovery in the field of assay development, compound screening and biological profiling during hit to lead phase. PPSC is also actively involved in the European Lead Factory (ELF; IMI initiative) as the beating heart of the European Screening Centre. Besides strengthening the PPSC core business we are also expanding in areas like Hit-to-Lead profiling and mass-spec technologies. To expand our capacity, we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated bachelor/master level scientist.

Job application and information:
If you are interested in this position and you would like to apply or you would like to have more information about the procedure please contact HR (humanresources@pivotpark.com).

For substantive questions about the vacancy, please contact us.

Applications* must include all of the following:

  • A personal motivation letter
  • A Curriculum Vitae including the names and contact details of some references

*Only complete applications will be considered. Screening of applicants will start as soon as applications are received and will continue until the position has been filled.

Wij zijn op zoek naar een helpende hand op het laboratorium die ervoor zorgt dat alles soepel verloopt, nauwkeurig genoteerd wordt en alles op orde is.

Beschrijving vacature

Je zorgt er voor dat alle randzaken goed op orde zijn, zodat het team op volle stoom door kan werken.

Het betreft een functie in de dagdienst voor 4 uur per dag, van maandag tot en met vrijdag. Onze voorkeur gaat uit naar een pool van medewerkers waarbij de planning van de uren onderling wordt verdeeld.

De belangrijkste werkzaamheden zijn:

  • Het lab netjes houden door gebruikte materialen op te ruimen.
  • Het bestellen en opbergen van algemene producten in het magazijn.
  • Het opruimen van de keuken- en koffieruimte, het spoelen van glaswerk in het lab.
  • Het maken van oplossingen volgens, in overeenstemming met werkinstructie.
  • Het beantwoorden van de telefoon en het aannemen van pakketten.

De vereisten voor deze vacature

  • HLO opleiding.
  • Je hebt bij voorkeur eerder op een lab gewerkt of stage gelopen.
  • Je bent een behulpzame collega.
  • Goede beheersing van de Nederlandse en/of Engelse taal in woord en geschrift.
  • Je bent voor minimaal 8 uur per week beschikbaar.

Jouw vaardigheden

  • Zelfstandig
  • Verantwoordelijkheidsgevoel
  • Goede communicatieve vaardigheden
  • Hulpvaardig
  • Flexibel
  • Accuraat

Wij bieden jou

  • Een afwisselende functie binnen een fijne werksfeer.
  • Prima arbeidsvoorwaarden.

Pivot Park Screening Centre:

Pivot Park Screening Centre, een snelgroeiend bedrijf in geneesmiddelenonderzoek met de nadruk op assay development en ultra-high-throughput screening. Met behulp van onze state-of-the-art robotsystem werken we samen met onze klanten aan projecten in de medicijnontwikkeling. Wij bieden hiervoor diensten aan op het gebied van assay development, compound screening, en follow-up experimenten tijdens de hit-to-lead fase. PPSC is daarnaast actief betrokken bij de European Lead Factory (ELF; IMI-initiatief) als  het European Screening Centre. Naast het versterken van de kernactiviteiten verbreden we ook onze expertise op het gebied van Hit-to-Lead profilering en precisiegeneeskunde. PPSC bevindt zich op het Pivot Park in Oss, een innovatieve high-tech campus speciaal voor de farma – life sciences industrie in Nederland en de bredere EU.

Meer info en solliciteren

Ben je geïnteresseerd in de vacature of wil je meer informatie neem dan contact op met Veerle Rovers (HR Officer) via: humanresources@pivotpark.com