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R&D Manager

Medical Devices

£45k – £55k
Job Ref: 6993


A growing diagnostics company has an exciting opportunity for an R&D Manager to join its team. This role is pivotal in the R&D function, requiring extensive experience of running projects and leading R&D teams. You will have a breadth of experience in ELISA development and have proven experience in guiding R&D teams to successful project outcomes. You must also be prepared to be hands-on in the lab if needed.

Job duties:

  • Development & maintenance of the ELISA portfolio.
  • Realisation of product development roadmap in alignment with business
  • Ensuring all projects are well managed and run to plan and
  • Transfer of products into
  • Updating stakeholders on project progression.
  • Providing leadership and mentoring to R&D scientists and
  • Ensuring all department procedures are maintained and
  • Presenting data to internal and external
  • Collaborating with stakeholders both within, and outside of the
  • Monitor academic and technical advancements in the field to ensure the business has a competitive
  • Supporting other areas in the organisation on technical matters as needed.
  • To perform other duties as required by the business.

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum BSc in a relevant scientific

Experience required:

  • Minimum of 10 years industrial experience within an R&D function, with an ELISA
  • Experience in working in multi-disciplinary
  • Experience in managing project
  • Staff leadership and
  • Experience in project
  • Proficient in the design and development
  • Experience in veterinary diagnostics

Technical knowledge required:

  • Protein purification / conjugation
  • Analytical methods (SDS-PAGE, Western blot etc)
  • An understanding of antigen (viruses) and antibody production would be desirable.
  • Fluent in Microsoft applications.
  • Technical report writing.

Salary £45k - £55k

Job Ref: 6993