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Team Manager (CRO) - CY Partners Scientific Recruitment

Posted: 20 October 2017

Closing: 30 November 2017

The role is permanent and available at a competitive salary.
As a Team Manager the key objective is to manage and develop company staff. The role will involve leading a team of new and experienced scientists, ensuring their work is delivered to the highest standards, driving the commercial focus of the team and the business, and maintaining their reputation as a scientific leader in the industry.

You will be required to achieve this by actively improving the performance of the team members through coaching, mentoring and setting effective goals and objectives. You will be responsible for the organisation of the team, ensuring adherence, reporting progress, Identifying, leading, delivering and embedding change. Continually improving quality standards across the team is a key responsibility, delivered through training, coaching and support to ensure the future success of the company.


• Day-to-day management of team members, being the first point of contact for any issues they may have and supporting them in finding solutions.

• Effective input into managing resource through line management and liaising with resource planners and project managers

• Ensure the team’s science portfolio is aligned to the strategy of the company, and support development of a business plan aimed at development and growth of the team.

• Support and encourage innovation (Science and Continuous improvement) to help maximise contribution to profitability.

• Complete performance reviews and hold monthly one-to-ones with each team member to drive continuous improvement and development. Proactive identification of performance issues, providing necessary feedback and coaching.

• Manage and prioritise team members’ workload and outputs, ensuring projects are delivered on time and at appropriate level of quality.

• Ensure all team members are aware of and trained in the relevant H&S / accreditation requirements and SOPs

• Monitor costs of project delivery

• Contribute to running and maintenance of quality systems (ISO 9001)

Candidates interested in applying for this role must have:

• A degree in Chemistry or Life Science subject (or equivalent)

• Have worked extensively in a diverse Scientific environment

• Have demonstrable evidence of people & project management within the Science sector

(Team Leaders/Managers from R&D or Quality backgrounds within the sector will both be considered)

If you are interested in applying please contact Graham at CY Partners on 0191 477 4733 or email at