At BioAscent, we are driven by the excellence of our team, and our commitment to scientific innovation fuels our rapid growth. We are dedicated to advancing science and delivering value to our clients. We are currently seeking an experienced Compound Management Manager to join our dynamic team and contribute to our mission.
As a Compound Management Manager, you will be a crucial member of our organisation, playing a pivotal role in managing, and improving our compound management activities. Your expertise will contribute to groundbreaking discoveries and the advancement of human health.
Working with innovative research companies worldwide, including pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic organisations, you will utilise your expertise to support our customers in discovering innovative medicines. In this role, you will take on leadership responsibilities within the department and support drug discovery activities.
Provide guidance, training, and performance evaluations to ensure high productivity and efficiency within the team.
Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, such as medicinal chemistry, biology, and screening, to support their compound management needs.
Stay updated on industry trends and technological advancements in compound management, proposing innovative solutions to improve operational efficiency.
Assist in developing and implementing strategic plans to optimise processes, including inventory management, sample tracking, and quality control.
Manage vendor relationships, negotiate contracts, and oversee procurement of compound management equipment and supplies.
Ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and maintain accurate records of compound inventory, handling, and disposal.
To excel in this role as a Compound Management Manager you should have the following qualifications:
Demonstrated leadership skills with experience in team management, coaching, and development.
Substantial compound management or similar experience in pre-clinical drug discovery within the CRO/biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
Profound knowledge and experience in compounds and samples management and logistics.
An innate ability to identify new client needs and integrate them into departmental offerings.
A proactive approach to gathering feedback from stakeholders for continuous improvement.
Experience in budget management and resource allocation.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a matrix environment.
Capability for independent work and the ability to deputize as needed.
Who We Are:
Founded in 2013, BioAscent is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of integrated drug discovery CRO services based in state-of-the-art laboratories at BioCity Glasgow in Newhouse, Scotland. Our integrated drug discovery services include de novo assay development, compound screening, medicinal and synthetic chemistry, computational chemistry, and compound management.
At BioAscent, we offer not only great science, a supportive team, and a state-of-the-art laboratory environment but also an exceptional quality of life. Located between Glasgow and Edinburgh, with easy access to the beauty of Scottish lochs, islands, and mountains, we offer the best of both worlds.
What We Offer:
At BioAscent, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to shape your career through our Career Engagement Review process, which includes continuous learning and bespoke training by recognised external experts and programmes.
In addition to career development opportunities, we offer a competitive salary reviewed annually, a pension plan, life insurance, flexible working hours, and potential relocation support.
How to Apply:
If you are passionate about drug discovery and have the skills and experience required for this role, we encourage you to apply by sending your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications via the link below.
BioAscent is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply including those who may require a visa.
Let's talk about how we can maximise your drug discovery success.