Head of Operations - Bioresearch Reagents & Tools

Ximbio

Head of Operations - Bioresearch Reagents & Tools

Ximbio

Stratford or Home Based, United Kingdom

Location: Flexible - Our head office is in Stratford but we can consider candidates within the UK. We are able to offer sponsorship to eligible candidates and welcome international candidates.
Salary range: £80-£100k dependent on experience

The Head of Operations opening is an exciting opportunity to help take Ximbio and the Charity to the next level in our Global Non-Profit BioReagents Business.

We currently source thousands of academic research tools from more than 165 institutions on 6 continents that can be found at https://ximbio.com/. This follows on from more than 40 years of managing and providing reagents to both academic and for-profit laboratories around the world.

Our next phase of growth will require we upgrade our systems, expand our production, repository and logistics capabilities, as well as augment our direct-to-customer interface. For this challenging position and career opportunity, this will also mean adding a sister e-commerce site to Ximbio focused on research tools for the global cancer research community in an international collaborative non-profit with professional cancer research societies, government cancer research agencies and other cancer research charities and foundations.

We are looking for candidates with a mix of operations acumen in the research tools space, a strong digital sales, logistics and supply chain background and the experience of producing, selling and delivering antibodies, cell lines, mouse models and other research materials to scientists, with a goal to join our Mission of providing a single, web-based, non-profit source of all the bioresearch tools from academia that cancer researchers worldwide need in one place.

We welcome your inquiry into this unique and exciting opportunity to join our passionate Ximbio Team.

We would like to see applications from people with the following:

  • Educated to degree level in a life science or life science engineering discipline;
  • Practical and/or commercial knowledge of the application of research tools consumables such as hybridomas, antibodies, transgenic mice, cell lines and small molecule tool compounds in academic and commercial research environments;
  • Logistics background in a life science reagents or biotech/pharma (or similar organisation) role, or experience of commercial life science;
  • Production and/or biorepository experience with research tools, primarily antibodies and cell lines;
  • Experience in digital sales and automated order fulfillment of temperature sensitive materials.

You can find out more about the role, Ximbio and CRUK here.

Closing date for applications: 9th May 2021 however we will be reviewing applications prior to this date so please do not delay your application.

Application process: we encourage candidates to outline their relevant skills, experience and motivation in the application to supplement their CV.

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Unfortunately we are unable to recruit anyone below the age of 18, so that we can protect young people from health & safety and safeguarding risks. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitment@cancer.org.uk.

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