Medchem Director

A listed biotech is seeking for a Chemistry Head!

Your new company

Our Client is a listed biotech focused on tackling the frontiers of biomedical field to fullfill unmet medical needs in the oncology disease area.

Your new role

  1. Lead 2~3 small molecule anticancer projects independently, including literature searching, structure-activity study and compound design, overall synthetic strategy design, coordinating, monitoring and prioritizing synthetic activities based on the project goals and timelines, maintaining effective and productive partnership with CROs;
  2. Keep close track of the latest progress and advances in the industry and provide professional support;
  3. Prepare patent applications;
  4. Support department head to recruit as well as train team members and manage daily operation to improve the team’s efficiency and productivity.

What you'll need to succeed

  1. Ph.D. in organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry with 5+ years of experience in medicinal chemistry and 3+ years of leading drug discovery projects independently in biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting. Over-sea pharmaceutical industry experience is a plus;
  2. Proven track record of innovation and impact on programs documented through co-inventorship. Successful experience in driving drug discovery programs from HIT to PCC with emphasis on compound design and optimization;
  3. Excellent experience in solving various problems in the development of new drugs, including those that arise during the rapid synthesis and optimization of compounds. Strong working knowledge of drug-like properties, PK and toxicology. Ability to apply this knowledge to solve problems encountered;
  4. Highly organized with excellent team managerial skills, team management experience is preferred;

What you'll get in return

Competitive Salary with a upcoming platform to expand your skills & knowledge.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Life Sciences

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Jack Guo, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Shanghai
Unit 1205-1212, HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui, 288 Shimen Road (No.1)

Telephone: +8613512179068

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