Process Development Team Leader

Dependent on experience
21 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Team Leader to work within the Process Development department at leading Gene Therapy based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Team Leader Process Development you will be responsible for maintaining a high performing team of scientists within upstream and downstream process development

This opportunity is for an initial 12 month fixed term contract with potential for extention past this.


Your duties as the Team Leader Process Development will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Provide line management to a team of scientists to contribute to the overall group objectives in line with company objectives.

2. Ensure all direct reports or persons involved in projects are fully trained and maintain a high standard of record keeping and documentation of experiments so that information is clearly captured, disseminated and reported.

3. Provide upstream/downstream expertise and contribute to process design and scale-up, to deliver new and improved bio-manufacturing processes based on Quality by Design (QbD) using DoE, which can be operated within a GMP environment profile.

4. Progress the process development projects, optimisation and scale-up activities for the manufacture of gene-based medicines (both internal and external programs).


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Team Leader Process Development we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Science or Biochemical Engineering along with experience leading teams of process development scientists.

2. Proven industry experience in either upstream or downstream process development within the biopharmaceutical industry.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with leading projects with DoE and QbD will be highly desirable.

Key Words: Upstream | Downstream | Process Development | QbD | DoE | Bioreactor | Purification | Fermentation | Cell Culture | Filtration | GMP | Biopharmaceuticals | Gene Therapy | Cell Therapy | Oxford |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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