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Location: Kent
Salary: DOE
Benefits: Competitive

Research Leader, Organic Chemistry, Kent, Permanent, £DOE


Due to growth, an excellent opportunity has arisen for an Organic Synthesis Research Leader to manage challenging synthesis and purifications using a wide range of techniques.  As a research leader you will be responsible for carrying out your own lab work as well as managing projects of customers medicinal chemistry programmes.  This is a senior appointment within the orrganisation and will report directly to the Head of Chemistry.  The role will be responsible for collaborating with internal and external groups to enable smooth running of chemistry programmes.  In addition, you will be supervising studies on behalf of clients and will be responsible for completing written reports and liaising with clients as well as providing your scientific expertise as a subject matter expert. As a member of the management team you will have responsibility for mentoring and providing guidance in experimental techniques.  You will work closely with sales and marketing teams providing technical support as and when required and will also drive continuous improvement initiatives.



In order to be considered your must have significant experience of organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry from within a pharmaceutical company, biotech company or CRO.  You must also be able to display a proven track record in leading medicinal chemistry programmes within a similar environment. In addition you will have experience within a similar, senior level role leading teams. 

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

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