Analytical Section Head

Analytical Section Head

Biotechnology Chemical Life Sciences Pharmaceuticals

Location East Midlands, Midlands

Salary £45,000 - £50,000

Contract Permanent

Reference HMAnSH

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We are currently recruiting for an Analytical Section Head at a leading discovery and analytical testing services company in Derbyshire. This is a very varied, Senior role for an experienced analytical chemist with line and project management expertise.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead and manage the existing team of analytical and purification chemists and provide technical expertise across all facilities and sites
  • Provide guidance, training, regular 1:1 meetings, feedback and development opportunities to all members of the department
  • Assist with the recruitment process and help define future team requirements
  • Demonstrate strong technical competency gained through practical knowledge, with expertise over a range of techniques including HPLC, LCMS, GCMS and SFC
  • Lead and manage all projects, taking into account customer requirements, potential future business needs and deadlines
  • Communicate and liaise with internal chemistry teams and external customers, provide regular update to the Group Head of Chemistry
  • Responsible for all H&S activities and ensuring compliance as well as improvements to HSE processes
  • Manage all resources according to budget
  • Support business development and provide technical support to the sales and quotations team
  • Assist in continuous improvement programmes by creating new strategies and plans

Ideal Skills and Qualifications:

  • BSc/MSc/PhD in an analytical, chemical or related scientific field with demonstrated, relevant experience
  • Excellent analytical chemistry experience over a broad range of environments
  • Proven experience in project and line management, as well as staff development and customer interaction
  • Proven ability to produce clear and concise reports
  • Ability to troubleshoot and take an objective view of technical problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to present effectively to customers and all levels of the organisation
  • Flexibility is required with some travel involved

If you’re interested please feel free to send in your CV or call Harriet at CY Partners.

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