Associate Director - Bioscience

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Associate Director - Bioscience


We are currently working with an award-winning drug discovery company in the East Midlands who are looking to recruit an Associate Director of Bioscience.


The role:

As an Associate Director you will support the strategic leadership of the Bioscience department. Having extensive experience in a wide range of in vitro biology techniques, project management and leadership you will oversee several projects and multidiscipline teams (DMPK Scientists, Medicinal Chemists, Bioscientists and Computational Chemists) to ensure departmental & company objectives, along with client projects are completed on time and within budget.



Responsibilities include:


  • Take a leading role in the Bioscience department strategic plans, development and resource management.
  • Act as Project Director having a ‘senior’ oversight on project design and strategy. 
  • Manage and lead groups of Scientists being responsible for their career development.
  • Promote collaborative working between departments.
  • Having expertise in a therapeutic area or scientific process you will act as a subject matter expert for the company.
  • Lead and implement strategies to support overall business growth.
  • Provide financial oversight and input into all project activities (quotes, project reports and presentations).
  • Represent the company externally in at least one key scientific body.
  • Lead the recruitment of new Bioscientists.



To be successful in this role,


Candidates will have a PhD in pharmacology, biochemistry or a related discipline and have extensive experience in a range of in vitro biology techniques supporting small molecule drug discovery.

You will have experience working in a strategic leadership role with a proven track record in successful performance management and employee development.


Having experience working with multiple stakeholders/ divisions you will have excellent engagement and influencing skills at senior management level.


Expertise in enzymology and/or a neuroscience is desirable but not essential.


This is a fantastic time to join this dynamic and growing company. For further details please contact Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.








Key words: Bioscientist, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Assay Development, Cellular Assays, Cell Biology, Biochemical Assays, Molecular, Biophysical and Cell Imaging Assays, Principal Scientist