Microbiology Team Leader

  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • REF Number: v-102738
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 24.05.2024
  • Industry: Other
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

CK Group are recruiting for an experienced Microbiology Manager on behalf of a growing Cell Therapy CDMO, to be based at their site in Cambridge on a permanent basis.

The Role:

To oversee the company's microbiology activities and ensure effective contamination controls are in place within the manufacturing facilities. This role will require working within the laboratory, performing microbiology testing and supporting/ training junior scientists.



  • To be main point of contact for clients supporting any outsourced microbiology testing.
  • To grow the microbiology team and support implementation of additional clean rooms and laboratories, as well as attracting further clients.
  • Lead environmental monitoring (EM) of cleanrooms, personnel monitoring, raw material testing, product sterility assurance, product release testing and stability.

Your Background:

  • Degree qualified (MSc, PhD) plus industry experience within a microbiology field.
  • Extensive experience of GMP and QC, within a customer facing position.
  • Experience of working with rapid microbiology methodology and ATMPs.
  • Line management experience.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 102738 in all correspondence

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