Team Leader – Organic Chemistry

Job description

  • Manage Full-time equivalent (FTE) & Fee-for-service (FFS) project planning activities and execution of multiple projects in parallel.
  • Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to the team to encourage adoption of good practices.
  • Carry out detailed analysis of new project requests & draft new project proposals including technical, planning and cost estimation details
  • Manage & ensure good quality project delivery.
  • Status reporting & managing executive communications.
  • Managing risks related to the projects and ensure good delivery.
  • Presentation of project progress in various scientific review meetings.
  • Cross functional interactions for better understanding and interpretation of biology and analytical data.
  • Write detailed specification documents based on client requirements.
  • Ensure safety at work through enforcement of good laboratory practices.

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