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Closing date for applications: 6 February 2023

As part of MAC’s continued growth and expansion, we are looking to recruit a Bioanalytical Laboratory Team Leader. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-resourced new team, with modern state of the art equipment and have an influence on the development of the team.

MAC perform clinical trials for most of the world’s leading pharmaceutical, biotech and CRO’s. Originally specialising in memory conditions and neurology, MAC has grown its skill base to provide clinical trial expertise across a diverse range of therapeutic areas. Attracting experienced expert staff from a broad range of specialty backgrounds, MAC has completed over two hundred studies across Phase I-IV helping MAC to become the UK's leading clinical trial company.

The focus of this role

  • Developing qualitative and quantitative analytical methods in support of current and future business needs. Ensuring that the laboratory consistently produces high quality data, on time and at cost.

  • Helping to maintain the Quality System within Laboratory Services at MAC Clinical Research in Manchester.

  • Writing, updating and working to standard operating procedures.

  • Developing, transferring and validating analytical methods to support the work of project teams and sponsors.

  • Helping to guide and support junior staff members.


  • Minimum Degree in Science Subject or equivalent and 10years supervisory experience with-in a commercial analytical lab (Preferably within a healthcare or bioanalytical setting)


  • Master’s Degree in Science Subject or equivalent and 5years supervisory experience within a commercial analytical lab (Preferably within a healthcare or bioanalytical setting)


  • PhD in Science Subject or equivalent and 2years supervisory experience within a commercial analytical lab (Preferably within a healthcare or bioanalytical setting)

  • Significant experience running and maintaining a LC-MS/MS system

  • Knowledge of data processing and analysis within a chromatography data system

  • Experience in working with QMS

  • Knowledge of use of LIMS

  • In depth knowledge of laboratory testing procedures and applicable regulations

  • Substantial experience in the creation and management of SOP’s.

  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines and requirements

  • Knowledge and experience of conducting Root cause analysis & CAPA processes

  • Considerable prior experience working under GLP


  • Experience of ISO 15189 would be an advantage


  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and will reflect experience

  • Health Insurance

  • Free onsite parking

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years’ service)

  • Your birthday off work

MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to fulfil their full potential. You will be working with an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen for you to achieve your career aspirations.

Job Description - Bioanalytical Laboratory Team Leader
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