AVP, Medicinal Chemistry

Hyderabad: India
Pipeline – Chemistry /
Full-time /
Enveda is looking for an Asst. Vice President, Medicinal Chemistry to join our team in Hyderabad, India.

The contribution you will make: 
We are looking for an Asst. Vice President, Medicinal Chemistry with a demonstrated track record of delivery of hits, leads and clinical candidates for advancing them into human clinical trials. You will recruit PhD and M. Sc. synthetic chemists and mentor them as medicinal chemists and manage their performance and improve their productivity. You will collaborate with your peers in Medicinal Chemistry and work as a team to increase delivery of compounds to the Clinical Pipeline of Enveda. You will also collaborate with Senior Leaders in other functional departments such as ADME, Analytical Sciences and Pharmacology and deliver high value molecules to Enveda Biosciences.  

As a member of the broader Drug Discovery team, you will report to the SVP, Discovery Chemistry.

You get to collaborate on

    • Medicinal Chemistry of Lead Generation and Lead Optimization of Pipeline Projects.
    • Understand Structure Activity Relationships and Structure Property Relationships of various projects.
    • Collaborate with Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, Analytical, ADME and Site Leadership. 
    • Develop appropriate flow schemes of relevant in vitro and in vivo assays.
    • Appropriate allocation of resources for maximum cost effectiveness.
    • Work effectively with Project Management
    • Make presentations of your projects at various Enveda forums.
    • You work with the site safety head and emphasize the importance of safe practices in the chemistry laboratories. 

Who will thrive in this role?

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
    • 15-20 years of post-PhD experience in Medicinal Chemistry
    • Proven track record of delivery of hits, leads and clinical candidates to the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Management and mentoring of synthetic chemists.
    • Good understanding of intellectual property of medicinally valuable compounds with respect to composition of matter, method of use and chemical processes.
    • Strong understanding of safety practices in organic synthesis laboratories. 
    • If you don't meet all of the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply. No job description is perfect, and we might find an even more suitable opportunity that matches your experience.

What to expect in the interview process:

    • HR Screen (30 minutes)
    • Hiring Manager Interview (45 minutes)
    • Work Sample Interview (60 minutes)
    • Technical Interview (60 minutes)
    • Enveda Culture Interview (30 minutes)

Some of the total rewards of working here:

    • Culture: Enveda lives for people
    • Healthcare: Medical insurance premium for coverage of the employee, spouse, and kids is fully sponsored by the company. The premium for coverage of dependent parents is partially sponsored by the company (at 50%).
    • PTO: Block leaves (that we encourage and celebrate) and company-wide weeklong break to recharge, in addition to 8 observed holidays.
    • Work-Life Harmony
Come join us!

Our employees are the lifeblood of our work and our inspiration to press on. Together we've built a special place here—a drug discovery platform that's unique in the world with an incredible team collaborating in a creative, transformative culture. Our mission is to bring hope to patients everywhere. Our progress towards that goal would not be possible without talented people like you.

Employee Promise

Using our imagination and dedication, we are working to improve human health and give hope to patients everywhere. Our work together is empowering, trustable and collaborative, enabling you to do your best work.

Enveda's values

Curiosity:  Learn and challenge.       
Agency:  Own and initiate. 
Journey:  Love the process.
Charity:  Take care of each other.
Unity:  We are one Enveda.

We value your uniqueness

One of life's gifts is to interact with a variety of people. Each of us has a unique story that shapes how we view the world, and solve problems. Learning from each other enhances our collective wisdom while achieving better outcomes at a faster clip. People from all kinds of backgrounds can succeed in all kinds of roles.

Our work environment appreciates the contributions of every person. Working together is how we produce results that illuminate our Purpose - To Deliver Hope To Every Patient. One-Enveda is a company value because success depends on trusting, working relationships that respect the commonality and differences of people.

At Enveda we are building a place where every person can do the best work of their lifetime.

Enveda is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.

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