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Assay Development Group Lead

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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23 Oct 2021

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We are currently looking for a Assay Development Group Leader to join a growing Diagnostics company based in the Cheshire area. As the Assay Development Group Leader you will be responsible for managing a team and developing molecular biology assays for diagnostic use.


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

1. Consulting and providing expertise regarding optimising assays such as PCR and NGS. This includes optimising Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to find solutions for technical issues.

2. Delivering optimised assays and System Integration processes for Design Transfer and Performance Evaluation at a system level.

3. As a Assay Development Group Leader, you will ensure there is planning and report of studies regarding Automation, Design Transfer and Validation of diagnostics to ISO 13485.

4. Planning activities and strategic improvements of the Assay Development team including resource planning, cross functional collaboration and project planning.


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

1. Relevant degree BSc/MSc a life sciences subject such as Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics etc...

2. Proven industry experience in molecular biology diagnostics and working in accordance to ISO13485.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with assay development with NGS or PCR as well as previous management experience.

Key Words: ISO13485 / Molecular Biology / Molecular Diagnostics / Diagnostics / Cheshire / Team Lead / Group Lead / Management / PCR / NGS / Next Generation Sequencing / Assay Development / Design Transfer / Assay Optimisation / Assay / System Integration

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

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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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