Group Leader – Organic Chemistry

Job description

  • Spearhead project planning, execution and deliverables
  • Lead a team with responsibility to ensure meeting deliverables by aligning with requirement of overseas customer for multiple FTE and FFS models
  • Design feasible synthetic strategies of complex target molecule, specification of raw material, intermediate and final product.
  • Handling of teleconference and technical documentation/presentation to collaborator
  • Showcase excellence on running day to day functions in co-ordination with cross functional and multi-disciplinary stakeholders to drive various project requirements to ensure timely delivery
  • Contribute in generating new business opportunities by coordinating with BD team
  • Develop a robust process for smooth operation of the team
  • Design viable and economic routes and preparing quotations/estimation for the short term services projects
  •  Develop and train “second-line” managers to deliver projects

Job requirements

  • Versed with a heterocyclic, aliphatic, PEGylation and carbohydrate chemistry
  • Efficient multistep retro-synthetic design, synthesis, and characterization of the given target molecule
  • Timely delivery of milligram to multi-gram amounts of targets as per client requirements
  • Medicinal chemist with good hands-on experience in drug design and SAR generation on relevant drug target
  • Good hands-on experience in process chemistry in scale-up and route scouting
  • Should be proven bench chemist with excellent hands-on experience, chemistry troubleshooting for self and team
  • Smart, able to comfortably and pleasantly deal with a variety of people
  • Problem-solving capabilities necessary to accomplish the duties and tasks of the position
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail drafting
  • Should have good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Should be self-motivated individual believing in teamwork