Senior Research Scientist

Senior Research Scientist


Job Description

Our client is a leading CRO with a global presence who offers customers in the agrochemical market the opportunity to outsource studies required to optimize the development of their products by providing first class laboratory and technical services that add measurable value.

A key opportunity exists to work with them as a Senior Research Scientist in their facility in the SE of England. The role holder will lead major programs of work encompassing a full range of environmental fate and/or plant/animal metabolism studies. He or she will act as principal client contact for such programs and recruit, train, mentor, develop and manage a team of scientists, having full line management responsibility for a team of between 8 and 12 people, incorporating 2-4 study directors plus their technicians. Also, to provide input into operational and strategic direction of the organisation.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to take their analytical career to the next level, having a minimum of ten years’ experience conducting GLP compliant, regulatory environmental fate and metabolism studies. Also, extensive experience of working in a customer focussed, commercial environment and of analytical techniques such as HPLC and TLC / methodologies required for handling low level 14C labelled molecules.