Group Leader - Cell Line Development

Date Posted: 9/26/2017 Reference: VAC-1002415 Salary: £0 Location: OXFORD Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Rowan Pill

Group leader- Cell line development-Permanent-Oxford

My client is recruiting for a Group leader-Cell Line Development
My client is a specialised contract research organisation offering services to support the discovery, development and production of biologics, gene and cell therapies, they are based in Oxford and their products are are sold both directly and through a global network of distributors.

Key responsibilities;
Day to day management of activities within Cell Line Development laboratories
Direct line management of CLD group
To work closely with internal and external stakeholders to define project goals and deliverables, in line with planned project objectives
To keep up to date with the scientific literature and developments in the field
Support and contribute to protection and assessment of intellectual property

A Ph.D or DPhil in a relevant discipline, along with several years industry experience applicable to the role.
Extensive knowledge of subject area, and ideally a strong network within academic and industry groups
High-level attention to detail
Experience in managing teams, both via direct line management and through matrix management
Good understanding of regulatory requirements for the generation of cell lines for biomanufacturing