Microbiology Manager

Microbiology Manager

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    £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: 18% bonus

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    Darren Loyden

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    +44 (0)151 666 8956

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    8 months ago

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Microbiology Manager, £50,000 - £55,000, 18% bonus, up to £8,000 relocation assistance.

Wiltshire, Swindon, Oxford, Bath, Gloucester, South West, Bristol, Oxfordshire.

A leading Pharmaceutical manufacturing company is currently recruiting for a Microbiology Manager to lead a mid sized Microbiology team through a period of growth.

The Microbiology Manager role will be responsible for the management of several key projects as the organisation goes through a period of transition.

Duties will include;
  • Manage the Microbiology department on a day to day basis.
  • To provide a comprehensive microbiology service to the Development laboratory.
  • To prepare validation protocols and reports for external clients developing sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products.
  • To liaise with Microbiology Laboratory to ensure the validation and routine testing is completed to regulatory guidance, client expectations and time scales.
  • To review data and prepare test method procedures and other technical documentation within the department, as required.
  • To ensure that all work performed complies with departmental procedures and cGMP.
  • To ensure that all personal lead times are complied with, subject to there being no attenuating circumstances.
  • To perform and manage projects in the department, as required.
  • To develop and validate laboratory procedures within the department, as required.
  • To review analytical and laboratory data within the department for accuracy, completeness and compliance with documented procedures.
  • To communicate effectively with others on site and to participate with departmental and site wide problem solving as required.
  • To carry out other tasks which may be required from time to time.
  • Ensure cGMP is applied in their area of work and comply with cGMP in all areas of the business.
Applicants should have a strong background in Microbiology, ideally in a Pharmaceutical environment. Familiarity with working in a sterile environment, bioburden testing, environmental monitoring and product integrity is required for this role. Applicants should also have demonstrable evidence of leading teams through periods of growth and / or change.

To apply please forward your CV for immediate consideration.

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