Head of Bioinformatics

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
8 Oct 2022

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HRS are working alongside an innovative biotech company to hire a Head of Bioinformatics to lead an established Bioinformatics team and provide strategic leadership across the business as a whole. Located in Cambridge, the company have grown rapidly through the development of novel precision medicine based diagnostics & therapies.
As the Head of Bioinformatics, you will be key to driving further developments & maintain the businesses competitive position & reputation within the market.
This is an excellent opportunity for an established Bioinformatics specialist with experience of leadership to become an integral part of a cutting-edge business and play a key part in the development of a new class of medicines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

As the Head of Bioinformatics, you will be an excellent people manager who will lead and develop the Bioinformatics team, maintaining strategic focus and maximise the company's external reputation for bioinformatics excellence. Key duties will include:

1. Lead the Bioinformatics team - provide strategic discipline leadership across the company, maintain/project the company's competitive position in microbiome bioinformatics, and lead the analysis of key microbiome datasets.

2. Develop a microbiome Profiling/taxonomic classification platform and downstream analytical/machine learning capabilities, while also expanding areas such as functional analytics.

3. Lead the identification of microbial signatures from large clinical datasets across a variety of human diseases to establish novel programs to deliver live bacterial therapeutics and biomarkers.

Role Requirements:

To be successful as the Head of Bioinformatics we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Proven expertise in the field of Bioinformatics - working with large genomic datasets and developing pipelines.

2. Strong Bio statistical experience including coding & Biomarker discovery.

3. Expertise in Microbiome Analysis, characterisation & functional genomics.

4. Proven leadership skills with the ability to maintain excellence and deliver of team objectives.


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 www.hyperec.com or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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