Group Leader – Virus

Group Leader – Virus Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Group Leader – Virus to join our team.


  • Line manage scientists and technologists and deploy them appropriately on either strategic project implementation or commercial project delivery;
  • Support more junior members of the team in the design of scaled down experiments for the validation of purification processes;
  • Lead and be part of delivery of relevant work packages (BLA virus studies and strategic projects to project timelines and to the required standard);
  • Strategic or ‘Future Proofing’ projects will be identified in consultation with role holder as projects are delivered;
  • Implementation of electronic laboratory data recording for viral clearance studies (longer term).


  • Delivery of strategic projects and a knowledge of outsourcing;
  • Industry experience in study direction and project management;
  • Ability to take technical insights from one discipline and apply to a different discipline;
  • Experience in line management or in a supervisory role;
  • B.Sc. in relevant discipline, biochemistry, biochemical engineering, biology;
  • Proven experience in Virus reduction and project management.