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Group Lead

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

Job Details

We are currently looking for a Group Lead to join a growing biotechnology organisation based in the Oxfordshire area.

The company are involved with developing ground-breaking biological solutions to sustainably and safely control insects that transmit disease and destroy crops.

As the Group Lead you will be responsible for mass rearing of our agricultural products, and you will be responsible for the development of large-scale rearing solutions, thoughtfully engineering around biological constraints to allow high throughput, low-cost insect production. Working in conjunction with the engineering and production teams you will lead the smooth introduction and optimisation of new equipment and novel insect production processes for key agricultural production and release programs. This position involves taking our current concepts from prototype to commercial solution and will require both scientific and engineering insight.


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

1. Developing a strong, cross-functional team ethos, making the most of your direct team and building strong interfaces with other technical functions;

2. Improving existing processes and equipment solutions and be spearheading the development of new ones in line with the business expectations;

3. Test, evaluate and report on processes and equipment progress;

4. Working with external providers to ensure rapid and smooth information transfer to deliver timely next steps;

5. Managing projects in line with critical path for both internal and customer related deliverables;

6. Gathering the necessary technical and/or production information from trials;

7. Ensuring end products match the customer requirements & expectations

8. Clear and timely reporting for a senior audience on progress and timelines for delivery in both written and PowerPoint presentation formats.


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

1. At least degree qualified in a life sciences or engineering focussed discipline. In addition to this, you will be able to demonstrate significant experience in any product or process development field, with relevant fields likely to be food, pharma and farming.

2. You will have a strong interest in the biological sciences. You will have experience bringing automation into biological systems and experience within production type environments would be beneficial.

3. Responsive to the needs of an international business working across different time zones, adapting working patterns in-line with business requirements.

Key Words: Group Lead | Manufacturing | Product Development | Process Development | Biotechnology |

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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