Molecular Diagnostics Team Leader

Posted Date: 21-Jul-2022

Location: Penicuik, GB, EH26 0BF

Company: Quotient

We are recruiting for a Team Leader to join our New Product Research team based at our ARC site near Penicuik. The role is a full time, permanent position with flexible working options.

 

This role is responsible for delivery of products through feasibility stages, coordination & management of the Project Team and staff members for specific product lines (e.g. MDS, UAT serological, multi-modal UAT etc) in the New Product Research Department.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION


The main responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering products through feasibility stages, coordination & management of the Project Team and staff members for specific product lines (e.g. MDS, UAT, Serological, multi-modal UAT etc)
  • Delivering projects within timelines and within budgets specified by Head of NPR.
  • The provision of detailed weekly reporting on status and progress of the projects to Head of NPR.
  • Liaison with other Team Leaders, Project Leaders and Project Management within the organisation to ensure appropriate allocation of resources, including staff, instrumentation and consumables to enable coordinated Operational activities.
  • Direct Line management responsibilities for Project Leaders, R&D Scientists and Technicians.
  • Ongoing Professional Development & coaching of all Staff within the NPR Dept, including identification of High Potentials & provision of development plans to populate ready-now/ready later Leadership profiles to sustain Organisational growth.
  • Ownership and responsibility for outcomes from Core Team Meetings, Project Reviews, Technical Reviews, Cross-Departmental reviews and Progression Stage Gate reviews.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

  • MSc in appropriate Discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Significant Laboratory experience in a regulated environment.
  • Knowledge of Cross-disciplinary teamworking and coordination with experience of directly line managing a team of scientists
  • Strong experience of Assay and Reagents development, including Quality Control assays
  • Experience of interacting with Regulatory Bodies (e.g. MHRA, FDA) is desirable
  • Ability to coach staff out with area of own expertise and competence.
  • Ability to instill and maintain a progressive and positive culture

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

  • Competitive salary on offer.
  • Quotient offer a range of core and flexible benefits ranging from private medical cover, life assurance, cycle to work, technology, and restaurant discounts.
  • Some travel may be required across Quotient sites, and to key collaborators
  • Closing date: 12th August 2022