Customer & Technical Services Specialist


Start date: Immediate
Fixed duration: Permanent
Wage: Competitive
Hours: Full-time



Oxford Genetics, a leader in synthetic biology, offers products, services and technologies to support the discovery, development and production of biotherapeutics. Our novel technology platforms and evolving capabilities mean we are helping to overcome some of the major challenges facing the biopharma industry and so deliver on our mission to help our clients build better biologics. We are located within purpose-fitted laboratories at the Oxford Science Park, just South of Oxford.



  • The Customer & Technical Services Specialist will have responsibility for processing orders, answering customer service queries, and providing front line technical support for Oxford Genetics products and services
  • You must be able to speak technically to ensure that the needs of the customer are understood and that solutions can be communicated effectively 
  • You will also provide support for the commercial team with product information, availability and pricing
  • This role will be based in our office in Oxford and thus allow you direct access to our technical and operational teams to enable you to be effective



  • You will be required to provide a professional, efficient and reliable first point of contact for all customers
  • You will strive to maximise and create demand for Oxford Genetics products and services, and achieve excellent customer satisfaction at all times
  • You will utilise system and technical knowledge to answer questions effectively and in a timely fashion
  • You will cultivate a strong working relationship with commercial, technical and operational teams
  • You will manage customer data in the company CRM



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required in in Biological Sciences essential (minimum class 2:1)
  • Experience working in customer or technical services would be an advantage
  • Experience working with a CRM desirable



  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of personality types
  • Ability to quickly understand highly technical concepts and then explain these and their benefits to others
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook applications


To apply for the position then please send a cover letter and CV to