Senior Scientist (BioAssay & ELISA) - Glasgow

Job Ref: J32488
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 09 August 2019
  • Glasgow, Scotland, UK West of Scotland Science Park Glasgow Glasgow UK g20 0xa
  • Competitive
  • Emma Laurenson
  • 0141 847 0319

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BioAnalytical Senior Scientist/Team Leader - Glasgow - Permanent

Do you have experience within the biopharmaceutical industry?

Can you perform well in a fast paced environment? Can you work well in a team and also independently on your own initiative?

Do you appreciate strong Company values? Then you will fit in well with our client - Sartorius Stedim BioOutsource Ltd.

On behalf of our client, SRG are looking for outstanding individuals who want to make an impact in a rapidly growing department and can work effectively to deliver targets, manage by example and drive standards.

The BioAssay/ELISA Team is an integral part of the larger BioAnalytical department. The department is supported by dedicated Tissue Culture and Operations Support teams.

Due to the growth of the business our client is looking for an experienced Senior Scientist to lead a team of scientists and analysts assist clients in cell based assay and ELISA testing.

This role will involve managing the day to day activities of their team as well as having overall responsibility for team objectives. Working with a variety of samples and assay subtypes, the team provide expert technical support to clients on these projects.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate technical excellence in the field of cell based assays and/or ELISAs. They must have demonstrable experience in forming relationships with internal and external clients. Additionally, they will demonstrate excellent organisational and leadership skills required to ensure the smooth running of the department. Some out of hours and weekend work may be required.

In return our client can offer you a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, full on the job training, and significant opportunity for personal growth and development within a rapidly expanding, successful CRO.

What you can look forward to:

  • Assist the Head of Department in all aspects of managing and running the BioAssay/ELISA department including budgets, revenue and quality.
  • Providing support to product management, Business Development & Client Management to scope our new projects.
  • Develop key relationships with internal and external clientsResponsible for costing projects
  • Ensuring compliance and regulatory status of projects
  • Trouble shooting projects within the larger BioAnalytical department
  • Study management of select projects (as and when req)
  • Challenging and improving our existing systems & processes

Skills and experience that you need to bring to the Company:

  • Bachelor's/Masters/PhD in a relevant field plus industry experience in an operation role; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Proven track record of managing complex projects (development through to validation).
  • Experience in people management and delivering departmental responsibilities
  • Line management experience required
  • Regulatory experience (GxP)
  • Experience in the performance, analysis and interpretation of bioassay and/or ELISA data is essential
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Adaptability and flexibility in a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to deliver high quality study management, with a sense of urgency and ability to drive projects to completion.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and regularly across departments and regions, internally and externally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, mangers and clients.

Please apply online or contact Pamela for further information.

08/09/2019 00:08:08