GMP Laboratory Manager and Validation Lead (band 8A) Gene and Cell Therapy, Department of Laboratory Medicine

Main area Gene & Cell Therapy
Grade Band 8a
Contract Fixed term - 18 months)
Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref 271-MTT-35275
Site Great Ormond Street Hospital
Town London
Salary £51,383 - £57,596 per annum pro rata, inclusive
Closing 23/07/2019 23:59

This is a full time contract for a well-motivated and enthusiastic senior scientist to contribute to the success of the Great Ormond Street Hospital Gene and Cell Therapy programme. The post is for an initial 18-month fixed-term contract with an expectation of extension for the ongoing running of the facility.

The Gene and Cell Therapy laboratory manufactures life-saving therapies for paediatric patients under both MHRA and HTA licences. Currently the hospital runs 3 laboratories at high capacity, and the hospital will soon be opening a purpose built facility comprising 8 cGMP compliant laboratories and support services.

The successful candidate will have 2 major responsibilities: 1) The maintenance of existing laboratories and equipment 2) The validation of a new GMP facility opening in August 2019. Additionally the post-holder will support the Production Manager and other manufacture scientists, help to manage the workload of more junior staff and work collaboratively with QA and other hospital departments.