Director, Process Chemistry

Updated: 4th November 2020


An exciting challenge for a technically strong and commercially savvy individual to lead and manage Chemical Synthesis teams and to globally co-ordinate chemical process transfers from R&D to Production.


  • Lead and develop Chemical Synthesis teams, covering all scientific, people, projects and investments aspects.
  • Effective planning and implementation for market development and brand building.
  • Co-ordinate globally chemical process transfers activities from R&D to chemical plants.
  • Develop a technical interface with partners in the Fine Chemical industry.
  • Provide scientific and project leadership by proposing, leading and critically reviewing R&D projects.
  • Ensure that teams are adequately trained, skilled, organised and motivated.
  • Maintain and improve the leadership position for our Client with respect to innovation.


  • PhD in Organic Chemistry with passion for Synthetic Chemistry and sound knowledge/experience in Chemical Engineering.
  • At least 8-10 years relevant experience in the chemical industry with a proven track record in team and project management.
  • Capacity to work independently, good organisational skills and priority oriented.
  • Curious, open-minded with excellent communication skills.
  • Business acumen.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.

REPORTS TO Vice President, Chemical Synthesis
LANGUAGE Fluent in English. A second language is a bonus.
TEL: +44 1865 257 252 for an informal discussion.

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