JOB TYPE: Permanent
START DATE: Open
HOURS: Full time
SALARY GUIDE: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum/pro rata (Depending on Experience) plus benefits
ABOUT OXFORD GENETICS:
Oxford Genetics mission is to pioneer technologies that streamline the discovery, development and production of biologics, cell and gene therapies. This is enabled through cutting edge bioinformatics, including algorithms and tools, that drive the rational design of complex biological systems at the DNA level. These biological systems are then assembled on automated platforms using a Lego-like core DNA system, called SnapFast™.
Examples of this approach include the development of optimised platforms for the discovery, engineering and production of antibodies; the creation of improved viral vectors, packaging and production cell lines for lentivirus and AAV manufacture; and CRISPR libraries and CRISPR cell line engineering.
Oxford Genetics are located within purpose-fitted laboratories and modern offices at the Oxford Science Park, just South of Oxford. We are in a phase of rapid expansion and are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic people to join the team and help facilitate the next stage of our development as a company. We aim to be both innovative and entrepreneurial in everything we do – join us and contribute to this exciting journey!
The Project Manager’s primary responsibility is to manage customer specific projects and act as the primary point of contact between Oxford Genetics and the Customer during an active project. This will require the ability to manage projects with a cross-functional team to achieve goals and objectives. This position requires the utilization of leadership, technical, and team-building skills along with project management and scheduling techniques.
The Project Manager is expected to drive performance from the operations team including prioritization, escalation and identification of bottlenecks, as well as providing a solution to deliver on the financial commitments each month and quarter.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
In addition to undertaking the duties above, the post-holder will be expected to fully adhere to the following:
CODE OF CONDUCT AND QUALITY
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES / DIVERSITY
HEALTH & SAFETY
CONFIDENTIALITY AND DATA SECURITY
25 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays, Pension with matched employer contribution to 7%, Health Insurance, Group Life Cover, Child Care Voucher Scheme, Glasses Vouchers, Long Service Benefits and a friendly working environment in an exciting and expanding young company.
We have offices in the UK and USA. This role will be located at The Oxford Science Park, just 4 miles south east of Oxford, with parking and good public transport links from Oxford. Our UK office address is: Oxford Genetics Ltd, Medawar Building, The Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4GA.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom without sponsorship.
Please send a CV. Your CV should include evidence that demonstrates how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks. Your application will be judged on the basis of how you demonstrate that you meet the selection criteria stated in the job description.
The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to standard pre-employment screening, as applicable to the post. This will include right-to-work in the UK, proof of identity, references and health assessment.
DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY
We provide all our staff with a welcoming and inclusive workplace that enables and empowers everyone to develop and deliver professional excellence. We recognise diversity is vital for innovation and creativity and value each individual’s contribution. Entry into employment with Oxford Genetics and further progression will be determined by personal merit and the application of criteria related to the duties of the role.
The ability to perform the role will be the primary consideration on entry into employment and to successfully pass probation.