Managing Director - CMO

Posted 22 March 2023
Job type Full Time
Discipline Small Molecule
Contact NameEwan Rennison

Job description

​Mantell Associates is partnered with a market leading manufacturing organisation who are searching for a Managing Director to lead their site. As Managing Director, you will overview numerous departments and have P&L responsibilities.

Managing Director - Responsibilities:

  • Proven business leader, likely to be a proven MD/COO/GM/Site Director with experience in manufacturing, cosmetics, API pharmaceuticals, natural ingredients or similar industries, most likely with a strong technical background whether scientific, finance, technical or production

  • Search for alliances, mergers, partnerships, and investment opportunities and review and advise on contracts

  • Understand and generate short and long-term strategy to the executive committee and board

  • Oversee production and quality departments

  • Be knowledgeable of, and pay attention to, tax liabilities, implications, and exemptions of company actions

  • Continuous growth of capacity and profitability

  • Ability to support the Business Plan by developing strategic business interventions and strategies with the leadership teams

  • Ability to design and take ownership of the strategic vision for a complex business, as well as communicating, orchestrating and leading its delivery

Managing Director - Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or relevant field or similar

  • Extensive experience as a Site Manager or Operation Manager or in a similar role

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic and business plans

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, also strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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