Chief Scientific Officer, Burnley

Last update 2024-06-20
Expires 2024-07-20
ID #2165894626
Chief Scientific Officer, Burnley
United Kingdom, Lancashire, Burnley,
Modified May 23, 2024


Our client has over 30 years’ history in the Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical industry and has played a key role in driving innovation and increasing awareness. They sell products in over 45 countries and have ambitious plans to continue their international expansion delivering strong and consistent double-digit growth.

We are looking a CSO to join the team as a visionary leader to set the group’s strategic direction and oversee the design and delivery of research programs while providing leadership to the R&D team.

R&D's primary role is to provide a steady pipeline of new, and/or improved products which have the potential to significantly grow the business. In addition, the CSO will give scientific guidance and input wherever required; this may include dealings with regulatory authorities, competitor challenges, legal cases, and issues that arise where a robust and measured scientific approach is required.

Desired Skills & Experience
A degree or (preferably) Ph D in a scientific discipline
At least 10 years industry experience in similar senior roles (from any industry)
Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and IT skills
Excellent time management skills

This person will be:
A quick learner
Posses scientific credibility
An excellent communicator
A self-motivator
Hard working
A team player
Able to manage and prioritise multiple demands
Able to negotiate business arrangements with customers and suppliers
Have proficient core technical knowledge

The post holder will be expected to:
Act with honesty and integrity at all times
Demonstrate high standards of personal conduct
Value and respect colleagues and other members of staff
Work with others to develop and improve our services
Take personal responsibility for their words and actions and the quality of service they deliver

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Chief scientific officer

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