CatSci Ltd, based in Cardiff, UK, is an innovation partner to the chemical research, development and manufacturing industries, specialising in the process research and development for manufacturing drug substance and other high value materials. CatSci Ltd has extensive knowledge and expertise in a wide range of chemistry from discovery support through to full scale manufacturing and life-cycle management.

As the company project portfolio continues to grow, CatSci now requires an additional experienced Process Research and Development Project Manager to join a dynamic team in their world-class facility in Cardiff.

Your Impact as Process Research and Development Project Manager

  • Designing, leading, and delivering technical chemical development programmes to cost, quality, and time demands
  • Writing and presenting proposals for potential clients, liaising with clients at technical meetings, compiling reports to convey results and offer conclusions
  • Management of multiple project teams and liaising across functional boundaries to achieve project needs and sharing of opportunities and challenges.

Requirements for Process Research and Development Project Manager

  • Relevant degree in Chemistry focused discipline, plus extensive knowledge and experience with synthetic organic chemistry
  • Process Development (PD) including scale up and optimisation
  • Excellent task management and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors
  • The ability to perform project risk management activities to minimise risks to delivery
  • Understanding of chemical synthesis and process chemistry, and experience within the pharmaceutical sector
  • A partnership mentality that encourages the use of state of the art science and technology solutions that deliver value for customers


  • Competitive salary: £44,000 - £52,000 per annum
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 days bank holidays + 2 charity days
  • Company benefits
  • Annual bonus
  • Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements (subject to prior agreement)
  • The best team to work with (even if it is us saying so!)

*As an equal opportunities employer, we will provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you require any adjustments in order to attend/ perform in the interview, please do not hesitate to let us know.