Research and Biotech Manager

The SmartList
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Widnes, Cheshire

JOB TITLE: Research and Biotech Manager

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive

THE COMPANY: Our client are a leader in speciality chemicals and are the name behind some of the worlds biggest brands, providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life . In 34 countries their 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets from personal care, health care, crop care, home care, paints & coatings, lubricants, polymer additives and geo-technologies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research and Biotech Manager to join their committed successful biotechnology team in Widnes, Cheshire.

THE ROLE: The role of Research and Biotech Manager is to lead the Biotechnology Research team at our clients Widnes site in Cheshire. The role involves a strong outward focus of open innovation, interacting with the academic community and other partners in the product supply chain across the business.

As the Research and Biotech Manager you will manage a small team and assist and encourage the development of that team.

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for this role of Research and Biotech Manager will possess strong communication skills communicate effectively with academic, partners and colleagues. You will be educated the PhD level in Microbiology, or related discipline, with a minimum of 3 years managerial experience and a thorough understanding of the field of biotechnology in its broadest sense.

• Defined benefit pension scheme
• Senior management bonus scheme
• 25 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Private medical insurance
• Access to share incentive plans

Key experience essential for the role:
• PhD level in microbiology or related discipline
• Minimum of 3 years of management experience
• Experience in development of fermentation processes highly advantageous
• Good general knowledge of biotechnology, including GM/Synthetic biology

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.