Team Lead - Oncology - new job in London, UK

Team Lead - Oncology
  • £60,000 - £70,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK N1 2LZ London London UK n1 2lz
Job Ref: J2165966
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Medical Devices
Date Added: 19 July 2022
Team Lead - Oncology

Team Lead - Oncology

Assay Development



Up to £70k p/a

Working on a patented NGS platform on new applications for the Oncology market, and the design and development of new assay methodology. This role will see you coach, develop and progress a small team of technical staff and provide hands-on leadership in order to support robust protocols for a sample-to-sequence output informing next stages for Oncological applications.

The role:

* Plan, design and develop diagnostic assays for oncology applications to meet specific needs

* Deliver design control documentation for assays to support transfer to manufacture alongside validation and verification activities

* Acting as subject matter expert for sequencing for oncology in in-vitro diagnostics, through regular research using the latest scientific and medical literature

* Creation of detailed development plans, budgets and timelines for assay development activities such as project milestones in conjunction with the R&D department. Manage and deliver against these plans to include progress reporting and budget spend tracking

* Liaison with commercial teams in order to understand the user needs and product requirements and ensure the oncology workflows address these needs

* Advise regulatory team to support their definition for product validation strategy, leading proposal aerating for grants and funding

* Technical leadership of a small team - setting objectives, annual reviews, training needs analysis, hiring new staff, modelling best practice in the BSL2 rated labs and ensuring all work is completed to ISO 13485 standard

Your background:

* MSc or PhD in Molecular Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related discipline

* Proven, strong industry experience in oncology assay design and development

* In-depth knowledge of DNA/RNA manipulation methods such as PCR, nucleic acid purification, detection and analysis

* Expert level in blood and tissue handling, and/or other complex bio-specimens

* Proven skills with NGS workflows, specifically nucleic acid extraction and library prep

* Experience in managing a team of scientists at varying stages of their careers from RA to Snr Scientist

* Skilled project manager with track record of successful delivery

* Team player who is able to interact effectively with colleagues outside of their area of expertise and exercise strong influencing skills

* It is preferrable to bring experience in the development of molecular IVD products for commercially relevant applications, especially cartridge-based systems and in stabilising reagents.

If this role sounds of interest to you, and your CV demonstrates a clear relevant background then please apply now and attach your CV in Word, or contact Bec Johnston for more information: / 01223 607858

18/08/2022 14:52:11
GBP 60000.00 70000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Bec Johnston2

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