R&D Operations Officer

Date Posted:
£35,000 to £45,000 Per Annum
Opportunity Type:
Graduate Job - Agency Client
Closing Date:
STEM Graduates
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Our client is a newly established consumer focused healthcare company in the process of building its initial development team. The successful candidate to the post of R&D Operations Officer will support and enable the activities of the R&D team to deliver their objectives. This includes relevant financial and administrative activity. Other activities will include drawing up, implementation and maintenance of a range of important protocols. These will include areas of intellectual property, supply chain management, health and safety, data confidentiality and compliance with HTA regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • to take initiatives in the planning of research
  • to identify and develop suitable techniques, and apparatus, for the collection and analysis of data
  • to contribute to maintenance of research facilities and infrastructure
  • to conduct data analysis
  • to ensure the validity and reliability of data at all times
  • to maintain accurate and complete records of all findings
  • to write reports for submission to research sponsors
  • to identify, capture and record IP

Job Requirements:

PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Engineering or a closely related discipline, or equivalent research, industrial or commercial experience



  • Experience with research activity
  • Experience of science administration
  • Experience with multidisciplinary research and practical experience of working as part of a research team
  • Experience of undertaking proof-of-concept studies and collaborative experiments.
  • Experience of producing biological and biomedically relevant data.
  • Experience with preparation of reports and documents.


  • Experience in small company R&D
  • Experience with budgeting and accounting
  • Experience with development of protocolsExperience with team development
  • Experience of interacting with commercial investors and stakeholders
  • Experience with clinical trials