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Team Lead (Rearing Development)

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
3 Jan 2024

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Full Time

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We are currently looking for a Team Lead (Rearing Development) to join a leading Biotechnology company based in Edinburgh. As one of the first team members in the clients new Scotland hub, you will be a self-starter who will work alongside the Program Lead to establish a new team, set up the new lab space and get research up and running in line with project timelines.


Your duties as the Team Lead (Rearing Development) will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will manage and direct the work of a small team (1-3 direct reports) responsible for testing tick rearing methods whilst working closely with partner organisations and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with them.

2. You will provide clear communication regarding outcomes of processes, experiments, and planning with the Program Lead.

3. As the Team lead you will report data in meetings throughout the company, to audiences with various technical knowledge, and write clear and concise reports for internal and external review.

4. The Team Lead will ave a clear understanding of the commercial impact of the work and responsibilities and strive to optimise performance.


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

1. An MSc or PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g. entomology, biology, biochemistry, bioengineering) or associated industry experience is essential.

2. Proven industry experience in leading highly technical and specialized teams, managing multiple work streams in parallel and communicating progress to senior management is required.

3. You will take a hands-on approach to generating and interpreting data, working closely with your team as well as our engineering department to test, improve and validate new tick rearing prototypes.

Key Words: Team Lead | Rearing Development | Insects | Entomology | Parasitology | R&D | Research and Development | Biology | Biochemistry |


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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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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