Tech Transfer Specialist (Analytical)

  1. Permanent
Braintree, Essex
  1. Technical Operations, Discovery / R&D, Analytical

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Tech Transfer Specialist (Analytical) to join a leading pharmaceutical organisation who are committed to providing life-changing therapies that can be developed for use in health services throughout the world. This is a permanent position based in Braintree, Essex.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to contribute to both internal and external Tech Transfer activities (outsourced manufacturing and or GMP process development).
  • To deliver on-time, "technology transfer projects" through technical and operational input to the projects.
  • Maintenance of the site wide QMS to enable the outsourced activities of projects to be included and overseen.
  • Delivery of, on-time project goals and milestones from external CMOs through technical collaboration and direct input to the project activities.
  • Use of a sound, detailed, and in-depth knowledge of method transfer and assay validation processes, both in and out, to enable the Braintree Centre to deliver robust and precise QC methods.
  • Tech transfer of analytical methods both into and out of the Braintree Manufacturing Centre.
  • Strong interaction with the Analytical Sciences group and the Innovation Team to enable the transfer and validation of analytical methods for use in QC.
  • Interaction with industry and / or academic based groups to provide practical analytical /science-based solutions for method transfer activities associated with cell therapy products.
  • Delivering protocols, policies and service level plans in relation to cell therapy medicinal products whilst ensuring the delivery of programme objectives.
  • Input into the design and establishment of operating principles at the Braintree site.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written presentational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, with limited supervision, good user of initiative when required.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Accurate with a strong focus on attention to detail.


  • BSc within Life Sciences.
  • You will have industrial experience.
  • At least 2 years' experience of working in analytical development, method transfer and QC of cell therapies or biologics.
  • Proven experience of working to GMP regulations to analyse cell therapies or biologics.
  • Validation, trouble shooting and assay development within novel medicinal products environment.
  • Experience of multiple analytical techniques, such as HPLC, SDS-PAGE, ELISA, Flow cytometry, PCR and DLS.
  • Experience in QMS.
  • Experience with LIMS desirable.
  • Experience in writing and following GMP documentation, such as assay validation protocols, SOPs, OOS, CCR and deviation reports.
  • Experience of cell-based assays would be admirable.

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