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We are on the lookout for a driven individual with a passion for the life sciences industry. One of our clients is looking to add a strong Chemist to their team:

1) Organize and optimize departmental processes
2) Schedule short-mid and long-term activities and assign resources
3) Prioritize study activities and process application
4) Influence the team to implement changes positively
5) Support local/global initiatives and assist the management and demonstrate leadership
6) Ensure quality of the work produced and adhere to SOP, Administrative Policy (AP) and GLP
7) Control quality, integrity and quantity of studies performed and reported within the department
8) Assist in the financial review, budgeting, costing of studies, marketing, and business development activities
9) Handle budget, revenues and client interaction
10) Perform the role of Test Facility Management
11) Act as a reference person, (coaching, mentoring, change agent, facilitator)
12) Implement bioanalytical methods
13) Review and maintain budget such as to meet or exceed objectives
14) Ensure optimal performance of direct reports
15) Design and implement strategies to monitor performances
16) Provide updates and communicate pitfalls to Director
17) Assist in the preparation of business plans and study costing activities
18) Oversee staff activities
19) Ensure staffing requirements are met
20) Ensure that operational issues are dealt with in a timely manner
21) Oversee planning, scheduling, forecasting of all departmental activities
22) Ensure availability of resources and equipments
23) Develop effective relationships and partnerships at all levels to ensure a seamless and cohesive team approach
24) Oversee overall quality of output (avoid/minimize errors, ensure appropriate regulatory standards are met/exceeded, use established tools to monitor)
25) Identify areas where processes required implementation or improvement
26) Evaluate risks/benefits and complexity of studies and activities
27) Support troubleshooting and problem solving
28) Maintain documentation to a satisfactory standard and satisfy the requirements of GLP
29) Manage/co-ordinate/participate in the development of electronic applications
30) Act as a manager/administrator/system owner of computer programs, where applicable
31) Ensure staff training, development and motivation
32) Maintain training records and ensure staff trainings are up-to-date
33) Implement and improve training methods to ensure that industry standards are met/exceeded
34) Manage the Health and Safety of all direct reports
35) Ensure that company and government regulations are followed


  • 1) A university degree is required (preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the life sciences industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to people with recent experience in Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry, Capillary Electrophoresis or HPLC

    If you think you're a perfect match for this role, you could be just the person to fill the position. Please apply ASAP.


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Experienced - Not Management
  R&D / Science
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