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Senior Scientist – Preclinical Manager

Southampton
62,400
Permanent
R&D

Compass Life Sciences is currently partnered with a world renown consumer goods company to find an experienced Senior Scientist – Preclinical Manager that will act to develop and lead the preclinical science behind potentially active compounds in various biological systems. The chosen candidate will work closely with the Preclinical Human Effects Team, shaping publications and communication plans, as well as using internal and external capabilities to answer scientific questions.

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Are you an experienced Senior Scientist – Pre-clinical Manager that is looking for a role in a new fast-paced, cross-functional R&D environment? Do you enjoy utilising strategy and analysis to direct novel preclinical research and bridge the gap between human studies and commercialisation?

Compass Life Sciences is currently partnered with a world renown consumer goods company to find an experienced Senior Scientist – Preclinical Manager that will act to develop and lead the preclinical science behind potentially active compounds in various biological systems. The chosen candidate will work closely with the Preclinical Human Effects Team, shaping publications and communication plans, as well as using internal and external capabilities to answer scientific questions.

Responsibilities:
The chosen candidate will be an experienced Senior Scientist with expertise in preclinical and human effects testing; including, but not limited to, cognitive function and broader pharmacological effects. The role will encompass a broad range of responsibilities including strategically influencing and driving project design, development, and data analysis. This role is not lab-based, although will involve providing technical guidance to more junior members of the team.

Requirements:
Our client is looking for:

  • PhD (ideal), or MSc in neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology or a life science relating degree + professional experience in a relevant preclinical discipline*.
  • Senior or Lead role in most current position, with experience providing expertise and strategic materials to support team strategy and communicate to project stakeholders.
  • Experience in designing and running scientific programmes in the fields of pharmacology, neuroscience, in vitro modelling, and human research (clinical or non-clinical), providing strategic input.
  • Experience providing technical guidance to junior team members and managing external collaborations with thought leaders, institutes, start-ups, and multinationalsto strengthen and accelerate the scientificprogramme.
  • Experience with vendor-management and third-party outsourcing.

* Beneficial in the field of nutraceuticals and botanicals.

Our client is offering a highly competitive salary, as well as a fantastic benefits package. This package includes:

  • Bonus target of up to 40% of annual base salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Participation in Discretionary Company Bonus Scheme
  • Participation in Company Share Reward Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Cover
  • Eligibility for Company Flexible Benefits Scheme
  • Company car

If you are interested, please either apply directly using the apply now button, or contact Esmae Matthews on +44 (0)2393874294, or her mobile +44 (0)7468915524, or email [email protected]

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