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Team Leader - United Kingdom  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 02 May 2017

Project Description

The Role
The main purpose of this role is to manage projects and line manage a team; providing scientific and technical expertise and input to multiple teams in the CP biology department, including both drug discovery teams and individuals primarily in the HTS arena.  This will be a client facing role.

  • To provide scientific and technical leadership to client project teams.
  • To lead and develop staff.
  • To provide scientific and strategic leadership to the departmental HTS teams - look to maintain and improve efficiency and capacity of the team through automation, communication, outsourcing and innovation.
  • To ensure a high level of scientific standard is maintained on all programs.
  • Work with BD team to maintain client satisfaction and identify and secure new business.
  • Interface directly with clients and internal customers to understand needs and deliverables and define appropriate strategies that will deliver project to achieve scientific, revenue and margin goals.
  • To maintain a current awareness of drug discovery technologies and approaches relevant for HTS projects across a wide range of target classes and disease areas, including knowledge of data handling and hit calling.
  • Contribute to the management and performance of the Biological Sciences group through participation at relevant meetings and taking on selected responsibilities relevant to the role (e.g membership of biological safety committee; data handling efficiency teams, recruitment of temporary staff (summer and placement students), etc).

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