Scientific Services Lead

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
Up to £80K + car + benefits
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Sep 2019
Ref
13571SSL
Contact
Kirsty Carter
Contract Type
Full Time
Working as part of the senior leadership team you'll head up strategy and profitable growth across a number of scientific departments. Your role will also be critical in terms of day to day delivery of projects to a range of clients, projects could be consultancy, training or research based. 

The role:
  • Reporting to the COO you will be a critical member of the senior leadership team heading up a number of core departments covering a broad range of technical services relating to the food and drink (and associated) sectors.
  • To develop and deliver strategy in line with business goals and ensure this is carried through your team to develop expertise required to meet the needs of the broader marketplace
  • Representing the business externally with customers and within the extended community   
  • Play a key role in growing a technical centre of excellence in line with business capability and market demand
  • Lead your team to success
About you:
  • Degree qualified in a relevant scientific discipline
  • An experienced technical professional with extensive experience gained across food, drink or closely associated industries, a level of scientific and technical competence is expected
  • Strong leadership skills, able to get the best out of individuals and a track record of growing and developing teams
  • The ability to manage teams through change
  • Previous experience of strategy development
  • Excellent commercial instincts, able to deliver the commercial aspects of the role alongside the technical
  • Genuine enthusiasm for the industry and ability to represent the business externally