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Chemistry Group Leader

We are currently looking for a Chemistry Group Leader to join a leading contract research company based in the Kent area.

As the Chemistry Group Leader you will be responsible for managing a team that provides early phase drug discovery services, mainly chemical syntheses.


Your duties as the Chemistry Group Leader will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:


Carry out complex chemical syntheses using a wide range of techniques; whilst generating solutions encountered by the team using chemical databases and your array of scientific expertise.


Line manage a team of up to 7 chemists, taking responsibility for their development and performance whilst promoting the importance of Health and Safety.


Interact with various peers and senior management to implement practices across the business; in addition to communicating with internal and external customers.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Chemistry Group Leader we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:


Relevant degree in a chemistry related discipline, e.g.

Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry; with proven industry experience in organic synthesis.


A working knowledge and practical experience with managing teams within a drug discovery environment.

Key Words: Group Leader / Chemistry / Organic Chemistry / Drug Discovery / Development / Chemical / Synthesis / Syntheses / CRO / Pharmaceutical / Organic Synthesis

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position.

HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science.

We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.