Director of Scientific Operations

Reed Scientific
West Midlands Region
60000.00 GBP Annual
04 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Part of nottingham uni preclinical oncology services etc..

My client, an international CRO specialising in oncology research, are seeking a Director of Scientific Operations for their Base in the East Midlands.

The role will involve managing a portfolio of in vivo and in vitro projects, whilst managing a team of scientists. To enable the delivery of the projects, provide leadership, scientific direction and development to the team. The role holder will fully utilize their scientific knowledge and expertise, project management skills, problem solving skills, and diplomacy to enable the best possible outcome in all client interactions. The role holder is a member of the senior management team directly advising and influencing the strategy of the company. This role will be predominantly office based but with a close association with laboratory scientists and will be conducted in accordance with health and safety requirements and to company standards.


• Ideally PhD in oncology research or Bsc/MSc in a relevant subject plus extensive experience, ideally in industry/CRO managing a team of scientists in a scientific environment.
• Knowledge and experience of using in vivo oncology models, in vitro models and imaging required for modeling cancer.
• Extensive knowledge and experience of project management tools and processes.
• Experience at managing multiple parallel projects.
• Critical scientific assessment and highly experienced in appropriate laboratory skills
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical drug discovery process as well as different types of anti-cancer therapies
• Home Office Project License & Personal License with Modules 1-5 training

The successful candidate will also possess a full, clean driving license.

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