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R&D Manager - ELISA

Berkshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


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 units
  • Ensuring all projects are well managed and run to plan and budget
  • Transfer of products into manufacturing
  • Updating stakeholders on project progression.
  • Providing leadership and mentoring to R&D scientists and technicians
  • Ensuring all department procedures are maintained and followed
  • Presenting data to internal and external audiences
  • Collaborating with stakeholders both within, and outside of the organisation
  • 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 focus
  • Experience in working in multi-disciplinary projects
  • Experience in managing project budgets
  • Staff leadership and training
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficient in the design and development process
  • Experience in veterinary diagnostics desirable

Technical knowledge required:

  • ELISA
  • 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.


You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7329
  • Posted: 6th September 2022
  • Expires: 4th October 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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