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Head of Biosafety - Pharma

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£45000 - £57000 per annum, Benefits: + 15% ER Cotribution towards Pension
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Full Time
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HRS are currently looking for a Head of Biosafety - Pharma to join a leading CRO based in the Central Belt of Scotland . As the Head of Biosafety, you will oversee the testing operations within the GMP facility and ensure all staff are trained properly.

This is a great opportunity if you have worked in a Sterility and/or Mycoplasma testing facility and you are keen to develop you career further.


Your duties as the Head of Biosafety - Pharma will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will manage a small department and oversee the testing is conducted in the highest professional standard.

2. As the Head of Biosafety - Pharma, you will ensure all testing operations are optimised to ensure the safe and timely release of biologics products.

3. You will work closely with clients and ensure all enquires are dealt in a timely manner.

4. Be the main point of contact within the department for any GMP testing enquires.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences, such as Microbiology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Pharmaceuticals etc,

2. Proven experience in a GMP facility.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with biosafety, sterility testing, mycoplasma testing, QC testing.

Key Words: Head of Biosafety / Microbiology / Mycoplasma / Sterility Testing / QC / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing / GMP / CRO / Management / Project Leadership / Scotland


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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