Stem Recruitment are recruiting for a commercial-stage diagnostics company who are seeking a Head of Assay Development to join the Research & Development department based near Penicuik. This is a key leadership role in the group R&D function and is responsible for the delivery, coordination & management of products in the R&D Programme. Furthermore, the role involves leading the team to record, analyse and reaching valid conclusions in support of Assay Development activities. The incumbent will be required to lead, co-ordinate, plan and ensure operational effectiveness of a team of Development Scientists and Engineers. The team will have full responsibility to design, execute and deliver results from experimental investigations in relation to their products.
Technical Degree Qualified
Significant Senior Management experience of all aspects of managing an R&D team:
* People Management
* Technical Management
* Project Management
* Budget control
* Lifecycle document development
Experience in a GMP manufacturing environment within Medical Device or IVD environment.
Demonstratable experience in an IVD design role is required with specific expertise in Engineering or Science. Must cover the full remit of assay design from feasibility to commercialisation, with expert knowledge in the area of assay characterisation and integration.
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