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Opportunities: scientific research

​BioPharmaSpec Limited

Lab Technician / Operations Assistant

BioPharmaSpec is an independent analytical research laboratory (CRO), specialising in discovery, early phase and pre-clinical characterisation and testing of biopharmaceutical products.

The post holder will be responsible for providing professional and efficient operational, administrative and procurement support to the Operational Services of a busy laboratory. Reporting to the Director of Biochemical Services the post holder must be highly organised with the motivation to support the operation of the laboratory. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable. This position is full-time with the possibility of flexible working hours. The position will be based in Jersey.

Responsibilities will include:

  • chemical logging, monitoring of lab stock and lab consumables
  • providing lab support when required, including preparation of reagents and buffers
  • maintenance of laboratory instrumentation and liaising with manufacturers as needed (after suitable and sufficient training has been provided)
  • receipt and booking-in of samples for analysis
  • sending out samples to sub-contractors and liaising with the relevant third parties
  • lab house-keeping including general organisation, glass cleaning and organising the disposal of chemicals
  • assisting in the management of BioPharmaSpec’s quality system

Applicants should send a full CV along with details of background for the attention of:

Jane Williams
HR Manager
BioPharmaSpec Limited
Suite 3.1 Lido Medical Centre
St Saviours Road
Email ​BioPharmaSpec recruitment

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 9 March 2022

Graduate or PhD Scientist

The function of the new position will be to assist our scientists in carrying out analytical experiments and data assessment, on products produced by BioPharmaSpec’s clients in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. Applicants should be computer literate, interested in the molecular structure of macromolecules, and have an aptitude for logic, attention to detail and the precise handling of scientific data. Applicants must be able to make clear succinct interpretations unambiguously expressed in English since this forms the basis of BioPharmaSpec’s analytical report to the client.

Applicants would ideally have a background in analytical chemistry or biochemistry (although graduates in engineering/maths and other natural sciences will also be considered) and knowledge of mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography (HPLC), protein or carbohydrate sequencing or microchemical manipulation on a nano- or pico-scale would be advantageous. The position will be based in Jersey.

Responsibilities will include:

  • laboratory analysis using a variety of techniques and instruments including protein and carbohydrate chemistry, mass spectrometry and chromatography
  • interpretation of the data obtained from the various analytical techniques
  • maintenance and monitoring of chromatography and mass spectrometry equipment
  • liaising with the sister BioPharmaSpec laboratory team in the US and BioPharmaSpec’s sub-contractor laboratorie all within BioPharmaSpec’s quality system

Applicants should send a full CV along with details of background for the attention of:

Jane Williams
HR Manager
BioPharmaSpec Limited
Suite 3.1 Lido Medical Centre
St Saviours Road
Email ​BioPharmaSpec recruitment

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 9 March 2022

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