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Study Director

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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1 Oct 2021
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We are currently looking for an experienced Scientist with a background in Bacteriology, Virology or Parasitology to join a leading Contract Research Organisation in the Edinburgh as a Study Director.

As a Study Director will lead on client projects and manage data and reporting as well as the Lab based activities focused on Safety and Efficacy testing for Animal Health Products.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lab Scientist who is keen to remain hands -on in the lab while also gain project and client management experience. You do not need to have prior Study Director experience to be consider for this role!


Your duties as the Study Director will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Management of client research projects where you are the main point of contract for the client where you will write up reports and deliver results.

2. Act as Study Investigator where appropriate. You will support the safety and efficacy testing of animal health products which will include routine testing of Drug products and patient samples. These include Serology testing, Bacteriology and Virology tests.

3. Work in a Quality focus environment regulated to GLP standards. You will be expected to maintain and update Quality documentation and ensure all activities are log to GLP standards.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Study Director we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences discipline in addition to Lab experience, ideally in a Regulated environment.

2. Proven industry experience in a Lab setting where you have knowledge of Serology Techniques (e.g. ELISA or aggregation / agglutination assays), Bacteriology Techniques (e.g. TVC, Selective agar, Microbial identification) or Virology Assays.

3. Experience as a Study Director is not required, however the ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally is a requirement for this role. As well as the desire to move into Study Directing / Project Management.

Key Words: Study Director | Study Manager | Study Investigator | Research Scientist | Study Scientist | Serology | Virology | Bacteriology | Animal Health | CRO | Contract Research Organisation | Project Management | Project Leadership | QMS | GLP | Quality

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

Or any of the social media routes below: 
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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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