Scientific / Laboratory Manager - Edinburgh

Job Ref: J30408
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 08 April 2019
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Easter Bush Campus Edinburgh Edinburgh UK EH25 9RG
  • Competitive
  • Pamela Mackie
  • 0141 847 0319

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Scientific / Laboratory Manager required for leading biotechnology company in Edinburgh

Title - Scientific / Laboratory Manager

Location - Edinburgh

Salary - Competitive

SRG is working exclusively with a leading biotechnology company - as a result of their continued success they are looking to hire an experienced Scientific / Laboratory Manager to undertake a challenging role within the cell analysis and QC team. The role would be suited to someone with a strong background in flow cytometry and supervisory skills

My client offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to be involved in this exciting area of therapeutics.

Role / Description

  • Ensuring robust assays and controls are in place for analysis, ensuring timely analysis of samples
  • Ensuring the laboratory and its equipment are maintained and calibrated to the appropriate standard
  • Leading and developing a small team of analysts
  • Liaising with operations to optimise sample collection and management
  • Ensuring assays and processes are documented and data reviewed, trended and reported
  • Presenting and reporting results both internally and externally
  • Development and introduction of new and innovative assays


  • The ideal candidate will have a degree level qualification in a life science related discipline with extensive laboratory experience.
  • Previous supervisory/management experience is essential as is the ability to work to deadlines and deliver results.
  • You will have an excellent understanding of molecular biology techniques and be an expert in flow cytometry.
  • You must have excellent attention to detail, communication skills and organisational skills.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. For more information regarding this position or any others, please contact Pamela.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: cell culture, flow cytometry, PCR, molecular biology, QC , quality control, cell biology, manager, supervisor, team leader

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

08/05/2019 09:53:41