Are you a Principal Scientist specialising in Medicinal Chemistry or a Group Leader specialising in Medicinal Chemistry? Are you looking to join an expanding CRO with an impressive 5 year growth plan? Then look no further, I may have the perfect opportunity for you!
Medicinal Chemistry Group Leader Nottingham Competitive salary
My client, an award winning drug discovery organisation, are looking for a Medicinal Chemistry Group Leader to join them in a permanent capacity at their site in Nottingham. Reporting in to the Head of Medicinal Chemistry, you will be responsible for a group of 10-12 Research Chemists.
The responsibilities of the Medicinal Chemistry Group Leader are:
• To lead a group of 10-12 Chemists, taking responsibility for the day-to-day progress of their individual research projects • To design synthetic routes to carry out the synthesis, purification and analysis of a range of • chemical compounds • To problem solve and present solutions to line management. • R&D Project Management • Liaise with clients and lead discussions either F2F (Covid permitting) or via video calls • To conduct literature searches and familiarise yourself with appropriate computer-based software and search tools to allow for this and report writing as required.
The ideal candidate for the Medicinal Chemistry Group Leader will need to have: • A BSc/MSc/PhD in Chemistry or related subject • At least 10 years of industry experience, ideally from a pharmaceutical, CRO, fine chemical or biotechnology company. • An ability to use ones experience to pre-empt potential issues during a complex synthetic route • Experience of working in a pressurised environment, working to agreed client deadlines, must have project management experience, as well as leadership experience. • Significant experience of undertaking research and development projects in industry
If this sounds like you, then please fee free to get in touch with Alannah Fisher today