QC Manager

Date Posted: 9/20/2017 Reference: VAC-986229 Salary: £60000 Location: OXFORD Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Matt Slinger

My client is a fast growing Biopharmaceutical company based in the Oxford area who are currently looking for an experience QC manager to join their team. The company have expanded from 70 people in 2014 to over 250 in 2017.The organisation is on the cutting edge of gene and cell therapy treatments, and have developed an indutry leading technology leading to contracts of more than £100 million already in 2017.

The departments primary focus is based around in-process, QC release and stability testing for a number of my clients large pharma and biopharma based clients. They use a mixtue of chemical and biochemical based testing methodologies including qPCR, HPLC, spectrophotemtry and UV.

The ideal candidate for this position should have the following skills;

+ In excess of 10 years working within the QC environment of a pharma or biopharma organisation.
+ Strong GMP experience.
+ Team leading exposure
+ Departmental management experience of a similar laboratory,
+ Understanding of method development and validation

Ideally candidates will currently be a QC manager within a respected pharma company, however applications will be considered from candidates who are currently working in a senior QC capacity and are looking for the next step. Please bear in mind that if the latter is the case then extensive experience must have been developed previously.

Salaries are expected to be in the 45k to 60k region.