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Executive Director of Research – Drug Discovery

Company: RBW Consulting
Location: Spain
Reference: JAR-D-R-DD-20038
Closing Date: 06 May 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 100,000+
Benefits: Benefit Package

Job Summary:

A newly created role focussed on enhancing the R&D capabilities of this international Pharma company.  


We are seeking a Medical Doctor or PhD who has experience working within Drug Discovery – Small Molecules, at a senior management level and is looking for their next career move. 

The company has a strong portfolio of innovative pre-clinical assets and have created this role to ensure the maximum success of the R&D Unit.

The incumbent will be responsible for defining the strategic profile for research in Drug Discovery, overseeing the functions of Medical Chemistry, Toxicology, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences and supporting the Business Heads of these departments in strategic and operational tasks.


A key element of this role is leading a large multidisciplinary teams and previous experience as a business leader is essential.  

A prospective candidate needs to be: 

  • Medical doctor or related PhD
  • Scientifically focused with strong business acumen
  • Have approximately ten years in a similar role, at a senior management level
  • Experienced in leading multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strategic decision making experience within Drug Discovery environment
  • Strong financial and project management skills
  • Excellent command of English and be able to communicate effectively
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • MBA an advantage
  • Available to travel internationally


Ex-Pat Contract – 20% tax/relocation support/ short-term housing 

Salary: €200,000 – €250,000 Per annum + Benefits

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Origin Two 106 High Street, Crawley RH10 1BF
RH10 1BF
Tel:  01293 584 300
Fax:  01293 534 133
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