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Teamleader - Research Chemist UK

We are looking for a motivated and innovative team leader to join the Globachem Discovery team. The focus of the role is to lead a team of high-quality chemists through novel and exciting agrochemical projects, and work in collaboration with both the R&D and Product Development teams based in the company HQ in Belgium.


  • Responsible for the delivery of target project compounds through supporting and coaching of team.
  • You must be able to effectively utilise available resources to optimise productivity.
  • Apply broad technical experience and knowledge and be able to coach to support project work.
  • Actively contribute to lead generation and lead project strategy, pushing to generate the key data to progress the projects.
  • Communicate complex results and knowledge within project team and work with internal and external collaborators.
  • Target design that addresses project critical stress factors by incorporating broad data inputs. Influences the chemistry and research of other project team members and across projects.
  • Independently devise efficient and versatile routes within the most complex and challenging chemical areas.
  • Conceive, develop and implement new methodologies that significantly impact the project.
  • Identify and exploit new technologies to enhance functional capability.
  • Identify key external networks and collaborators.


  • Experienced PhD chemist, or an experienced graduate, previous experience in agrochemical research is desirable but not essential.
  • Industrial experience working in agrochemicals or pharma where R&D principles are important.
  • Experience leading and developing others through coaching and mentoring.
  • Advanced technical knowledge and execution.
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to communicate well with key business partners and collaborators.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • You can relate to our FRAMILY values: Fun, Respect, Ambition, teaMwork, Innovation, flexibiLity, familY.

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