The Development Scientist/Senior Development Scientist will be part of a team of scientists who are responsible for the development and validation of molecular, virology and immunology assays in line with hVIVO corporate objectives and priorities. The Development Scientist will also lead bespoke R&D client projects as part of lab services and contribute to the business and lab capabilities development strategy, engaging directly with clients as required.
The candidate should have proven experience of being able to prioritise and deliver multiple activities in-line with the agreed strategy and be able to effectively communicate progress and risks to management. They should be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently, managing time efficiently and analysing complex data sets to compile into presentable formats. They should have experience of training and mentoring junior staff as well as the management of the operational delivery of their projects. They should have strong communication skills, keeping management informed of progress in project delivery. Experience in oral presentations and written outputs would be an advantage. They should have a good understanding of and worked in an environment governed by a quality management system (GCP, GLP, ISO, GMP) for over 2 years. Specific experience of working to regulatory guidelines in compliance with Good Clinical Practice and Good Clinical Practice for Laboratories would be an advantage.