Director of R&D - CDMO

Posted 23 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline Small Molecule
Contact NameLuke Heath

Job description

Mantell Associates is collaborating with a top-performing company to recruit a Director of R&D to join the leadership team.

Responsibilities of Director R&D:

  • Ensure R&D activities align with company objectives and policies by adhering to corporate development guidelines

  • Train, lead, and develop the team to implement development methodologies and enhance the performance and robustness of manufacturing processes

  • Ensure that the processes can be transferred to in-house and other production sites, meeting the expectations of recipient teams

  • Prepare data to create production and QC documentation, plan production, and select suitable equipment for projects

  • Offer scientific and technical support for production issues, including problem analysis, laboratory testing, and solution implementation

  • Be a significant member of the business's leadership team

Requirements for Director R&D:

  • Possess at least an MSc. qualification

  • Exhibit proven leadership experience in R&D

  • Have experience in people management, including leading, developing, and coaching team members

  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership skills

  • Prove the ability to build trust and influence at all levels, promoting collaboration

  • Proactively collaborate with cross-functional teams to address issues, design solutions, and apply critical thinking, analytical skills, and best practices

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.