Team Leader - Metabolism

Team Leader - MetabolismCambridgeshireReference: 3125
  • Team Leader opportunity within Metabolism division.
  • Broad scope to work within a progressive, scientifically focused organisation
  • Global leader in drug development.
  • Excellent career development opportunities.

Zest Scientific has been tasked to identify a Team Leader to join a leading drug development organisation who has proven line management experience within the Scientific space. This individual will be responsible for providing leadership, management and training to a team of Study Managers within the Metabolism Operations and Study Directors Department as well as managing and monitoring the allocation of IVM and DDI studies to help deliver high-quality services to clients.

Our client is a world leader in drug development so this is a fantastic opportunity to help contribute towards their pipeline as well as giving you a great platform to take on a leadership role whilst making a real impact on research.

 The Candidate:

  • Motivated individual with the desire to make a real impact in the research industry.
  • Demonstrated expertise in effective management.
  • Scientific exposure in areas such as In Vitro Metabolism, Drug to Drug Interaction, ADME & DMPK.
  • Be a good communicator - ensure that everyone in the team is made aware of the expectations placed upon them and transparent on how the business is performing.
  • Have a high level of customer service skills - discuss studies and scientific reports with team members.
  • Be flexible - be able to act as Study Director on studies where appropriate to provide support to other Team Leaders and teams.

The Role:

  • Managing a team of eight staff. – Responsible for training & development which includes 1 – 1’s and appraisals.
  • Responsible for the organisation and scheduling of the workload across the team ensuring the team hits timelines in accordance with client’s requirements.
  • Have a lead role in providing advice to colleagues in solving any challenges you’re presented with.
  • Ensure a high level of science is achieved through your knowledge of IVM and DDI.

The Company:        

  • A world leader within the pharmaceutical industry. – They’re continuously expanding, offering a broad exposure to a variety of new challenges.
  • Work within a company who are dedicated to the development of their employees by offering ongoing training.
  • Offers a relaxed working environment in a progressive, scientifically focused organisation.


Our client is committed to securing the services of the right candidate and is flexible with regards to the remuneration package available. Zest Scientific is working to a strict deadline so in order to be considered for this opportunity please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately

Contact: Caitlyn Lindley
Telephone: 0114 287 0351