Mantell Associates are currently partnered with a market leading organisation on their search for a Head of R&D to be part of the site's leadership team.
Head of R&D - Responsibilities:
Plan, manage and coordinate the R&D activities in accordance with the goals and policies of the company, in line with the corporate development guidelines
Develop, train and lead the team to enable the deployment of development methodologies ensuring the performance and robustness of the manufacturing processes
Ensure that the developed processes are adequately transferable to production, in-house and to other large-scale production sites, according to expectation of recipient teams
Deliver the necessary data to the production to prepare production and QC documentation, ensure proper planning and selection of compatible equipment for the projects
Provide appropriate scientific and technical support for production problems (e.g. problem analysis, laboratory tests for investigation and implementation of the solution in production)
Form a critical part of the leadership team within the business
Head of R&D - Requirements:
Minimum of Msc. level qualification
Proven leadership experience within R&D
Experience in people management (including leading, developing, coaching)
Outstanding leadership experience
Proven ability to gain trust and influence at all levels and collaborative
Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues, design solutions using 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.