Head of Assay and Platform Development - Cambridge

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

Industry :

Science and Research

Education Level :

Bsc,Master of Science,phD

Address 1 :

United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

Key Skills :

Assay Development

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Date Posted :

05 Nov, 2018

Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

Location1 :


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Scientific Jobs

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Head of Assay and Platform Development - Cambridge

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of Assay and Platform Development to join an innovative biotechnology company based in Cambridge. This industry leader are focused on developing cutting edge genomics technologies that will improve personalised healthcare for patients worldwide.

As the Head of Assay and Platform Development you will taking a leading management role in optimising product pipelines and developing new innovative technologies. You will be working across the company to guide strategy from concept through to commercial product release. This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercially and process driven manager who is passionate about cancer diagnostics.

Key Responsibilities:
*Lead the Development of proprietary technologies
*Manage a team of Technology development scientists and automation specialists.
*Define process/assay strategy working with key stakeholders in LIMS, Product Development and Computational Biology
*Invent and identify novel methods to expand the product portfolio.
*Work with IP team to manage IP portfolio and determine FTO for future technologies
*Identify product opportunities with Business development and act as a technical adviser.
*Work with the Commercial and Marketing teams to understand product opportunities.
*Project manage assay development from prototyping through the development process.
*Guide the computational biology teams.

To be considered for this opportunity you must be educated to BSc/MSc/PhD level in a relevant scientific subject. This educational background will be coupled with a minimum of 7-10 years' molecular biology/diagnostics experience, and at least 3 years direct line management experience. You will hold a strong understanding of the product development process and have an excellent track record in the implementation of complex molecular biology assays. Strong experience of next generation sequencing is required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a leading role in an entrepreneurial driven company and to drive forward the company's strategic objectives. In return they are offering a competitive salary and benefits package. For further information on this superb opportunity please feel free to contact myself, Lauren Gripton of Paramount Recruitment, lgripton@pararecruit.com

Keywords- biology, NGS, molecular biologist, assays, assay development, head, manager, group leader, molecular biology, bioinformatics.

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU




less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

For more information,visit www.paramountrecruitment.co.uk.

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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