Strategic Director / Chemistry Director

Strategic Director / Chemistry Director

  • Location

    North West England

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  • Salary:

    £ Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A contract testing company in the North West is looking to recruit a Strategic Director / Chemistry Director to act as subject matter expert to one of their niche sectors. The sector in question utilises heavily GCMS and LCMS and as such it is expected that suitable candidates will bring significant experience across both of these analytical methods to the table as well as the ability to take the commercial lead on growing a business unit within an already established organisation.
Candidates with exposure to Agrichemical, ENDS, NCP or liquid analysis would be of particular interest.

Strategic Director responsibilities include:

P&L responsibility
Develop commercial opportunities within niche market space and position offering so that customers purchase on value. This plan will include existing regulatory guidance and likely future trends in market
Maintain world-class support to customers, ensuring compliance with all business quality systems and processes
Offer technical expertise to R&D team to translate existing regulatory guidance and future market trends into a fit-for-purpose R&D plan
Offer technical expertise to operational laboratory team to translate regulatory guidance into workable analytical methods
Identify new and emerging markets and sectors, support the R&D activities to determine the commercial potential, commercialisation of opportunity to encompass a technical and regulatory product
Present at conferences and meeting and participating on Scientific Advisory Boards
Direct input of the Continuous Improvement programme to ensure the business is operating to ‘best practise’ standards
Identifying areas of collaboration across the group, producing and owning a detailed plan and supporting execution including R&D activities
You will be a strategic lead / strategic director used to operating in the Agrichemical, ENDS, NCP or liquid analysis industries.

You will need to be degree qualified in an analytical science with significant experience in analytical approaches associated with analytical testing the above markets.
You will also need to have proven experience in presenting at national and international conferences and participation on Scientific Advisory Boards
To apply please contact Sara 0151 6668951

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