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Principal Scientist Bioanalytical – Team Leader

Chester, Cheshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
On behalf of our client, a global leader in research services with state-of-the-art facilities and technical expertise, we are looking for a Team Leader and Principal Scientist with demonstrable and impressive bioanalytical experience over several years, to lead a growing team of scientists, developing their skills and performance and contributing to the direction of the group. As a result of year-on-year success and growth this exciting opportunity has arisen to join a friendly and highly professional team. Excellent benefits within the company include private health care, company-matched pension contributions and a bonus scheme. On-site there is access to a gym, walking, running and cycling routes, a restaurant, café and pub. Basic Requirements: BSc in a scientific discipline covering Chemistry (or MSc in a related field) Several years of hands-on experience in LC-MS/MS techniques, conducting bioanalysis of small and large molecules within a discovery, development or CRO setting Extensive method development expertise for small molecules, peptides and perhaps newer modalities such as Oligonucleotides and Protein-based therapeutics Advanced experience in quantitative mass spectrometry analysis of difficult small molecules, peptides, and perhaps Oligonucleotides and Proteins, including supporting sample preparation techniques and chromatography Sound knowledge of Pharmacokinetics as applied to in vivo studies within drug discovery/development Confident in routine maintenance and troubleshooting in Sciex LC-MS/MS instruments Highly motivated team player Ability to learn and lead the implementation of new techniques and processes. Exceptional communication skills at all levels, internally and externally Adaptability to fast-changing project requirements. Duties and Responsibilities: Leading a growing team of Bioanalytical scientists, supporting in vivo PK/PD studies, external clients and R&D projects Working closely with the head of analytical sciences, with full responsibility for the scientific output of all data generated by the bioanalysis team Pivotal in managing and developing the team to keep pace with the demand for bioanalysis services Planning and scheduling of the work of the bioanalytical team, adapting to meet rapid turnaround times, with the ability to handle financial aspects Some hands-on support in trouble shooting of instrumentation and handling difficult compounds in bespoke studies Training, coaching and mentoring of scientists at different levels Communicating effectively between departments, contributing to team direction and growth strategy of Analytical Services within the company Communicating with clients and stakeholders at all stages of bioanalytical studies. Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic. To enable us to hire the very best people, we will conduct a comprehensive background and pre-employment screening, an essential part of Agenda's recruitment process
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  • Job Reference: 706963841-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Agenda Life Sciences
    Agenda Life Sciences
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent