Paramount Recruitment

Associate Director- Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics

England, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham / Cheshire, England
28 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
Sabrina Deo
R & D , Pharmacokinetics
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Associate Director- Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics

I am working with a leading drug discovery CRO who is recruiting for an Associate Director to join their Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics sector. You will join a dynamic department actively discovering new drugs for a broad range of projects, molecular targets and therapeutic indications.

This role can be worked remotely for most of the week but ideally based at their Nottingham or Cheshire site once a week.

Associate Director responsibilities:
*You will represent DMPK and ADME as the subject matter expert on client project teams creating relationships with internal colleagues and clients.
*Co-ordinating with Bioscience and Chemistry you will provide scientific and managerial leadership to their team in prioritizing and executing on key deliverables and project needs guiding programs through lead optimisation.
*You will support the recruitment and retaining of key talent to maintain a high-performing team and be involved in the strategic direction of DMPK.
*You will contribute to DMPK recruitment needs, capital budget and implementation plans
*You will need to support business development activities

Experience and qualifications:
*B.Sc., M.Sc. and/or Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related disciplines
*Thorough knowledge of absorption, distribution, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics
*Broad experience in working with cross functional project teams to support drug discovery and/or pre-clinical development
*Project leadership experience
*Extensive experience of biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry experience in discovery DMPK
*Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

The company offer a competitive salary and great benefits package including annual salary reviews, bonus scheme, enhanced pension scheme, private medical insurance, contribution to dental and the option to buy additional holiday.

This is an urgent role for the company so if you are interested in discussing further, please send your CV to Sabrina Deo at

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