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Assay Development Team Leader

Vacancy Title: Assay Development Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J911578_1641557119
Contact Name: Tom Lambert
Contact Email: tom.lambert@russell-taylor.co.uk
Vacancy Published: 20 days ago

Vacancy Description

Job title: Assay Development Team leader

Salary: Very competitive

Location: Manchester

Hours per week: 35, flexible starts and finishes, home working encouraged when possible

Are you an experienced bioassay scientist with leadership experience? Russell Taylor has a position available for an assay development team leader at an excellent employer; a large contract manufacturing organisation based in Manchester. We need a motivated individual with excellent people skills and industry knowledge looking to embark on the next step of their career. The team specialises in the development of bioassays

The role:

  • Leadership of a team of ca. 4 people, planning resource and identifying improvements, providing scientific expertise in the areas of work. Providing guidance and mentorship of junior staff
  • Deliver optimised assays and workflows ready for design transfer and performance evaluation, collaborating to support innovation, automation, design transfer and validation where required
  • Diagnosing, including root cause analysis, for technical issues with the bioassays
  • Ensure own work and work of team is in line with company goals and ethos
  • Planning and reporting of activities and ensuring reports are accurate and detailed.

The person:

  • Degree or above in a life science such as molecular biology, biochemistry, or genetics
  • Very experienced, typically 10+ years of relevant experience (microbiology, bioassays, IVD devices etc), including hands-on experience
  • Previous supervisory or line management experience is essential; ability to manage a small team
  • Expertise in the development, verification and validation of molecular IVDs and experience with ISO13485.
  • Demonstrated drive and enthusiasm, willingness to take ownership and good organisation skills
  • Excellent written communication skills, ability to write concisely.
  • Knowledge of IVD and IVDR

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