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  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Scientific Development, Quality
  • Contact: Tunde Olashore
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2023-03-14
  • Job Ref: V-47717
Do you have a strong background in Learning & Development gained in a GMP environment? Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you ready for your next career move?
A pioneering company at the centre of the Cell & Gene Therapy sector is seeking a Scientific Training Advisor, to support the Skills Programme Lead in sourcing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and concurrently co-create and deliver training content.
This is a permanent, full-time position based in Stevenage. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package which includes a bonus, contributed pension and strong career progression opportunities.

The Company
You will join a pioneering company who collaborate with industry and academia to ensure life-changing vaccine therapies reach patients. They offer cutting edge capabilities to take products to clinical trials through the application of their process development, manufacturing, and analytical science. As an organisation they offer excellent career development through their L&D programme, not only giving you the skills to advance your career but creating opportunities as the organisation brings in more collaborator partners and continues to expand.
Key Responsibilities:
  • The Scientific Training Advisor will be the primary SME and point of contact to support the design and delivery of curricula and individual training programmes and will closely collaborate with the Scientific Learning Content Design & Delivery Specialist in the development and execution of training programmes.
  • The successful candidate will also serve as a trainer for the delivery of content for staff and provide expertise to support the designing and delivering of skills and training programmes.
  • Provide expert advice on GMP relevance of training course content and equipment.
  • Attend and provide expert input on regular Skills team meetings.

Skills & Experience:
  • Proven ability to engage constructively with colleagues at all levels across the organisation.
  •  Ability to work quickly and accurately with a strong focus on attention to detail.
  • Experience of delivering scientific training programmes would be highly beneficial.
  • A strong background working in development, scale-up or GMP manufacturing roles, at least part of which is within industry.
Experience of laboratory processes is required, ideally including:
o Working with GMP regulations to manufacture Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs).
o Operating and designing ATMP processes on closed and automated bioprocessing equipment.
o Critically evaluating equipment and processes - Upstream and Downstream Bioprocessing of ATMPs.

  • Education/training or qualifications in instructional or learning design are beneficial.
  • BSc within Life Sciences or Bio-Engineering subject is essential
  • MSc/PhD within Life Sciences or Bio-Engineering subject is desirable