1 month ago

NPD Scientist

Cardiff Competitive Permanent

NPD Scientist

Our client, within the biotechnology field, are seeking an experienced development professional to act as technical lead on important product development projects. You will be responsible for the excellent delivery of biologics and pharmaceutical products.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Technically lead development projects (primarily fermentation and downstream processing) in a technically competent way that will deliver successful new products
  • Efficient planning, execution, data analysis and clear communication with project team for completion of project deliverables on time.
  • Deliver high level technical support to internal and external customers.
  • Prepare and deliver customer reports, presentations or literature searches.
  • Generate novel/ innovative solutions as part of developing new products
  • Identify and develop relationships with key external partners and experts
  • Efficient development and validation of analytical methods (including enzyme assays).
  • Writing technical plans and work packages for project proposals.
  • Train, develop, coach and mentor lab technicians and work placement students


  • PhD or MSc minimum in Biochemistry related subject
  • Previous practical work experience in a laboratory setting
  • Expertise in most of the following; fermentation, downstream processing, molecular cloning, bioinformatics and enzyme assays
  • Candidates with experience in enzyme assays and fermentation will be highly preferred
  • Strong project management skills

Harris Lord is acting as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this vacancy.

We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further

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