- Are you looking for the next step in your career at OGT?
- Or perhaps you know someone who would be a great fit for our Company and would like to explore joining us?
- If so, read on and find out more about our latest opportunity as a Medical Affairs Scientist in our Cambridge based Regulatory, Medical and Quality Team.
Our Medical Affairs Scientists are knowledgeable individuals who are passionate about ensuring that OGT’s products are safe, effective, and fit for purpose, thus allowing them to be available globally and state of the art. You’ll work for our V&V Team Leader, and play an integral role in the delivery of internal and external analytical and clinical performance data for a range of OGT products. You’ll also have line management responsibilities for one direct report.
What we are looking for in you:
- A degree level qualification or equivalent as a minimum, in a biological or related science
- Experience working in a clinical cytogenetic laboratory as a Clinical Scientist or equivalent
- In-depth knowledge of cytogenetic processing methods with proficiency in FISH and G-banding analysis, using a microscope within a clinical setting
- The ability to use scientific knowledge to trouble shoot and solve problems
- Exceptional attention to detail with an organisational methodical way of working with the ability to manage your workload and prioritise your tasks delegating where appropriate
- The ability to follow exact detailed processes
- Previous experience of managing a small team
What you’ll be doing for us:
- Analytical work such as using Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) sections, haematological and prenatal specimens, using manual microscopes/automated software
- Reporting of analytical results and upkeep of record and image databases
- Providing analytical teaching within and outside the Medical Affairs team
- Completing clinical work to support Intended Uses and Clinical Evidence Reports
- Participation in the design and reporting of any necessary clinical trials (retrospective or prospective) either directly or via Contract Research Organisations (CROs)
- Providing operational insights into clinical/scientific trial design, including clinical/scientific protocols, amendments, informed consent forms, study guides and case report forms
- Providing clinical/scientific input for brochures and catalogues when required
- Contributing to the documentation and infrastructure of the department by writing internal and external protocols and study plans.
- Creating and maintaining clinical/scientific study master files and archive as appropriate
- Responsibility for a proportion of the Quality Management System (QMS), including procedures/audits.
In return you’ll receive:
- Competitive salary
- Pension Scheme (10% non-contributory)
- Private Health Insurance
- 21 days holiday plus UK bank holidays
- High Street Discount Scheme
If this has piqued your interest, then our Regulatory, Medical & Quality Team would love to hear from you.
To apply we’ll need your current CV & a one-page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, salary expectations and notice period. Please note that we will need to establish your right to work in the UK during the recruitment process.