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Bioassay Lead Scientist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
North West England
Closing date
17 Nov 2021
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We are currently looking for a Bioassay Lead Scientist to join a leading Biopharmaceutical company based in the North West of the UK, commutable from Cheshire and Liverpool. As the Bioassay Lead Scientist you will be responsible for the development of Bioassays for the analytical assessment of novel Biotherapeutics.

This is a senior opportunity where you will lead on projects and take ownership of vital work flows for developing products.


Your duties as the Bioassay Lead Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop and run Bioassays to reflect product mode-of-action to support batch release, stability and product characterisation for new drug candidates through to pre-clinical and clinical phase molecules.

2. Proactive scientific and technical input to the design, development and validation of effective fit-for-purpose and robust bioassays including in vitro cell-based assays, binding and immunoassays and BoNT protease activity assays.

3. Participate in the design, execution and reporting of bioassay qualification and validation protocols as well as adhere to cGMP regulations and ensure QMS are updated and followed.

4. Support Regulatory documentation writing for IND/IMPD submissions, as required.


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

1. Relevant PhD or lower degree within the field of Cell Biology, Biochemistry or Pharmacology where you also have experience of working in the Pharma / Biopharma industry and demonstrate a subject matter level expertise in Bioassay development.

2. Proven industry experience where you have lead and managed the scientific direction of work projects and have lead the development of Bioassays in an industrial setting.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with the following techniques: Mammalian Cell Culture, Potency Assays, Reporter Gene Assays, Florescence assays, Proliferation assays and Immunoassays.

Key Words: Bioassay | Cell-based Assay | In Vitro Assay | Assay Development | Analytical Development | Protein Characterisation | Product Charaterisation | Potency Assay | Proliferation Assay | Reporter Gene Assay | cGMP | GMP | Biopharmaceutical | Biologic | Biotherapeutic | SME | Subject Matter Expert | CMC

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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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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