Laboratory Manager (Therapeutic Drug Monitoring) - Buckinghamshire

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00045140
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 01.04.2019
  • Closed Date: 18.06.2019
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Healthcare, Diagnostics
  • Location: South-East Buckinghamshire, Home Counties, London, South East
  • Discipline: Research And Development, Qa/Validation, Biotechnology

Are you looking for a varied and exciting role where no two days will be the same? This is an amazing opportunity for a Laboratory Manager or highly experienced state registered Senior Biomedical/Clinical Scientist to join a leading charity organisation and provider of epilepsy services.

The successful candidate will manage our clients specialised Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) service for antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), on a permanent basis based in Buckinghamshire. Responsibilities shall include professional, scientific, advisory, organisational and educational matters relevant to the services offered by the TDM Unit.

Company background: My client's research is driven by the desire to understand in each individual person, what has caused the epilepsy, to be able to identify the best therapy from the outset, and to make this expertise widely available. Their research is making great strides in finding the underlying causes of epilepsy and optimising seizure control. The onsite lab is accredited by UKAS to ISO 15189:2012 and is a facility which is dedicated to analysing antiepileptic drugs in biological fluids to help guide the management of patients.

Benefits include: competitive salary, free onsite parking, group personal pension, induction training, excellent training in epilepsy, DBS paid, 27 days plus bank holidays with the ability to buy or sell up to 5 days.

Job Summary:

  • To be responsible for the successful operation of the lab and ensure that all regulatory and accreditation requirements are met
  • To provide effective leadership of the laboratory, including budget planning and financial management
  • To review and revalidate LCMS assays as required

Skills & experiences:

  • Degree in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Analytical Chemistry, Masters degree in Medical Biochemistry or a related subject
  • Leadership skills and experience of managing a clinical lab
  • Knowledge and expertise in the field of therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Registration as a Clinical Scientist with the HCPC
  • Experience of liquid chromatography/mass spectroscopy (LCMS) techniques and laboratory automation

To apply for this position contact Naynesh Mistry via email: or telephone: 01246 457703. Alternatively please click on the link below to apply online. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 45140 in all correspondence.

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