Head of Virology

Up to £55,000


Are you an experienced Senior Manager with an extensive background in Virology?

Key Information

  • North West
  • 07395 789663
  • Permanent
  • 25-01-2021
  • Up to £55,000

Job Description

Due to growth across the business, the opportunity has arisen for a Section Head to join the Virology Team and support the technical, operation and strategic direction of the department. If you’re a proven leader who can illustrate the oversight of highly complex testing in a high-throughput environment, then this could be an excellent opportunity for you.


  • Managing all aspects of the Virology laboratory – from day to day running, recruitment and budgeting
  • Working with other Senior Managers to develop medium and long-term plans for the department
  • Acting as a subject matter expert for complex testing issues
  • Taking responsibility for the departments Health & Safety
  • Collaborating with other departments to identify business and growth opportunities
  • Authorising Client reports

To be considered...


  • Ideally educated to PhD level in Biomedical Sciences or a related discipline
  • Extensive background in virology
  • Strong understanding of ISO17025, GLP and related quality systems
  • Experience overseeing the testing function of a similar business and exposure to operations and strategical planning

For more information or to apply, please contact Ryan Kennedy.

If you feel this role is not right for you but are interested in other life science jobs, please take a look at our science jobs page.

Please note that all applicants for this role should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Network Scientific Recruitment, part of Network Scientific Ltd. is an Employment Business/Agency.


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