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Senior Manager API

Oxfordshire   •  Excellent Salary + Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time


We are currently looking for a Senior Manager within API Development to work at an established Pharmaceutical CMO in Oxfordshire. The role involves project and line management, as well as providing technical expertise within process R&D and organic synthetic chemistry.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Plan project strategies and ensure they are completed to budget and schedule
  • Direct the project team to achieve objectives and deliverables and ensure tasks are delegated accordingly
  • Manage project meetings and communicate with internal and external bodies on a weekly basis (teleconferences, written reports etc)
  • Supervise, train and provide technical expertise to various members of the API Development team
  • Assist the Director in writing proposals and developing business relationships
  • Review budget, schedule and progress frequently; communicate and update the Director on any issues and ensure appropriate action is taken
  • Ensure H&S, cGMP and correct procedures are followed, and work is to the highest standard of quality
  • Support and lead the development of commercial relationships through the delivery of proposals and project milestones

Ideal skills and qualifications:

  • MChem/MSc/PhD in Chemistry or a similar scientific discipline; or equivalent industrial experience
  • Proven commercial experience in project & line leadership, and as part of a management team
  • Experience of working with clients directly
  • Technically competent in organic chemistry, process R&D and API development
  • Flexible approach to organisation structures and resource allocation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities to respond to clients’ needs
  • Strong decision-making skills and investigative approach to problem-solving
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet at CY Partners.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.


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  • Agency: CY Partners
  • Contact: Harriet Mak
  • Phone: 0191 477 4733
  • Reference: HMSMAPI
  • Posted: 16th May 2019
  • Expires: 13th June 2019

CY Partners

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