Team leader - Biology

Job description

  • Support BD team in responding to RFQ and preparing quotes
  • Oversee the timely execution of requested studies
  • Furnish high-quality data with insightful analysis in real-time to collaborators
  • Present solutions that are highly innovative to tasks on difficult projects and unusually complex scientific problem(s)
  • Liaise with internal teams (SCM, Chemistry, Finance, Tech, Safety, HR, QA) for seamless operations management
  • Embrace and adopt digitization in the department
  • Lead-by-example, the mentor, train and develop ~8-10 junior and mid-level colleagues
  • Foster creative thinking and problem solving that leads to practical solutions to business challenges
  • Influence strategic decision
  • Ensure compliance with code-of-conduct guidance, best practice of EHS and Good Laboratory Standards
  • Provide in-depth suggestions and advice to collaborators on assay design and protocols


Job requirements

  • The candidate would have a Ph.D. or equivalent in relevant scientific discipline, pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, with 5-9 years of relevant experience in the service industry for external innovation/drug discovery programs.
  • The individual should possess at least 5 years of relevant experience in DMPK with few years of experience in Oncology/Inflammation/Neurosciences drug discovery and development.
  • Extensive experience of drug discovery and development projects including experience as a core team member and a good understanding of other disciplines
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with people within the same/other departments.
  • Work collaboratively with others and be able to adapt to various work assignments.
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize work responsibilities in order to meet deadlines.
  • Must possess a great deal of integrity to maintain confidentiality.
  • Smart with a “Go-Getter/Entrepreneurial” mind-set.
  • Excellent oral and written (English) communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, project management and impeccable problem-solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking abilities.