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Head of Bioprocess - Cell and Gene Therapies

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£70000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
14 Dec 2021

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Biology, Manufacturing
Contract Type
Full Time
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HRS are currently looking for a Head of Bioprocess - Cell and Gene Therapies to join a leading cell and gene therapy company based in the London area. As the Head of Bioprocess - Cell and Gene Therapies you will be responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership within the bioprocess department.

This is a great opportunity for a technical expert in the bioprocessing field of cell and gene therapies and/or biologics (both upstream and downstream) with strong leadership skills.


Your duties as the Head of Bioprocess - Cell and Gene Therapies will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. In this role you will take full accountability of bioprocessing development programme as well as manage subject matter experts (Principal Scientists / Team Leaders).

2. You will play a key role in providing technical expertise for Upstream and Downstream processes to support the development of new strategies.

3. As the Head of Bioprocess - Cell and Gene Therapies, you will ensure all new technologies are developed and qualified to enter GMP and commercial use.

4. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of short and long term plans and objectives.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Head of Bioprocess - Cell and Gene Therapies we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Science subject, such as Biological Sciences, Process Development, Bioprocess, Biochemical Engineering, Cell and Gene Therapy, Biopharmaceuticals. A PhD is advantageous.

2. Proven industry experience in upstream and downstream processes in GMP environment. Experience in cell and gene therapy and / or biologics is essential.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with management of people or strong track record of delivering programmes on time within budgets.

Key Words: Head of Bioprocess / Bioprocessing / Upstream / Downstream / DoE / GMP / QMS / Leadership / Strategy / Management / USP / DSP / cell banking / Seed Train / Human Cell Culture / Cell Therapy / Gene Therapy / Biologics / London / UK


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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