Our business is using cutting-edge science to tackle major challenges in global health and agriculture.
We are a dynamic company located at Milton Park, close to Oxford, one of the UK’s leading biotechnology hotspots. We need people who share our vision in combating some of the world’s most damaging insect pests and who have a drive to make a difference, a commitment to deliver, and who have the skills and experience to succeed.
Purpose of the job
Over the next five years, the focus at Oxitec will be on bringing existing products to market and our first priority is to generate profitable revenues.
There is therefore increasing focus on product development in the field and on enhancing production efficiency, both with a view to demonstrating the efficacy of our products and to driving down costs.
To help with this objective, we are looking for a toolmaker to work within the engineering and production team to enable engineering solutions for our mass rearing projects.
Typically you will be working on a wide range of projects. This could include creating individual components, to manufacturing cages through to rig construction and completion. Offering a varied range of challenges this position would suit a flexible individual.
You will be working with a wide range of materials including both metals and plastics and will also be responsible for the safe and tidy up-keep of a small engineering workshop based within the production facility.
The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:
Salary £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Oxitec is a pioneer in controlling insects that spread disease and damage crops. Through world class science it is tackling the major global challenges of keeping people healthy and increasing food production and it is doing so in a way that is sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost effective.
Over the next five years, the focus at Oxitec Ltd will be bringing existing products to market and the priority is to generate profitable revenues.
We are looking for an experienced professional with considerable experience in regulatory affairs to join our small and friendly team to help us progress our products to market. The Regulatory Manager will be responsible for providing creative regulatory support to both internal project teams and external collaborators for the conduct of regulated activities, including the preparation, management and defence of regulatory dossiers and compliance with regulatory requirements. The role will contribute to regulatory strategy, policy, and advocacy for Oxitec’s activities in both public health and agriculture, often where policy, regulation and guidance is still developing. Experience of 3-10 years’ in a regulatory affairs role or government department is essential with a track record of successful outcomes. A particular focus of this role will be to continue the development and implementation of regulatory compliance activities.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and resource management skills, with a strong history of building consensus within multidisciplinary areas, driving policy and/or ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Responsibilities of the role are to include:
For further information please contact:- firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking to fill the position prior to November 2015
CVs and covering letters explaining why you are suited to this role to email@example.com