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AVP - Biology

Enveda Biosciences

Enveda Biosciences

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
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Enveda is looking for an AVP, Biology to join our team in Hyderabad, India.
The contribution you will make:
You will lead our efforts in the discovery of natural product-derived bioactive compounds and support the development of novel drugs for diseases aligned with the company’s strategic priorities. You will lead and mentor our team to establish and validate biological assays related to the therapeutic area of our interest. In addition you will investigate disease relevant biomarkers, and disease-relevant end-points to support biological activity assessment of early “Hits” and Medicinal Chemistry efforts for “Hit” Assessment (HA), and delivery of robust data packages to support Clinical Candidate Selection (CS).In this role, you will be working closely with our team in Boulder Colorado and the Medicinal Chemistry team in India. Your accountabilities include timely delivery of pipeline milestones, rapid data-guided decisions on project priorities, succinct and effective project updates to the leadership team and project team mentoring, monitoring compliance and best practices in record keeping and generation of study reports to support regulatory filings.
As a leader of the Biology team, you will work closely with the Chief Product Officer and the Pipeline Interim Head of all Research and Development.

You get to collaborate on

  • Provide leadership and management for a team of scientists to drive pharmacology strategy across all stages of drug discovery and development
  • Design, plan, and execute disease relevant studies under tight timelines
  • Seamlessly integrate with cross-functional leaders to continuously align on project priorities, objectives and outcomes
  • Contribute to regulatory filings at all stages of asset development.
  • Guide the preparation of study protocols, relevant SOPs, and methods in compliance to all applicable guidelines.
  • Interface with CROs for specific study areas to coordinate research activities

Who will thrive in this role?

  • PhD with minimum 12 years’ experience in drug discovery research in pharmaceutical industry with roles of increasing responsibility
  • Experience in managing drug discovery projects in multiple therapeutic areas e.g. metabolic, inflammatory and auto-immune disorders
  • Specific experience in mental health indications preferred (for eg. depression, anxiety, bipolar, and schizophrenia)
  • Desire and drive to learn and understand the basic biologic mechanisms underpinning our variety of products.
  • Experience managing a team of M.Sc / M.Pharm and PhD level Scientists in a laboratory setting
  • Ability to function productively and with the utmost integrity and professionalism in a highly dynamic, matrixed, fast-moving environment
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong formal presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex scientific information in an understandable manner
  • Strong understanding of department safety for the external/internal safety audits
  • 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

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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