Head of Bioanalysis/GLP Study Director (LC-MS/MS)

The RxCelerate group is an out-sourced drug development platform, and is one of the fastest growing companies in the UK. Our client base ranges from virtual biotech companies all the way up to 3 of the top 15 global pharmaceutical giants. We design and deliver complete drug development programs for our clients from idea to Phase II clinical studies.

RxCelerate currently has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Bioanalysis Manager/Study Director to lead our Bioanalytical Team. The team supports projects from research to the clinic across a range of therapeutic modalities, developing and validating methods for small molecules, proteins, antibodies, metabolites and endogenous biomolecules.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Chemistry, the successful candidate will be required to manage the LCMS facility at RxCelerate. In addition they will be expected to act as Study Director for GLP studies, perform direct bioanalytical studies and manage and develop junior bioanalysts. Responsibilities include:

  • Project management from initial concept through all development stages to completion including liasing with clients
  • Preparation of quotations, plans and reports
  • Performing quantitative analysis using LC-MS/MS
  • Developing and Validating novel LC-MS/MS methods
  • Writing and developing SOPs
  • Supporting the expansion of the business of the bioanalytical team
  • Facilitating RxCelerate in implementing and managing the principles of GxP

This full-time role is based at the Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, UK


  • An analytical chemistry background including practical method development and validation experience
  • Familiarisation of working with a triple quad mass spectrometer running MassLynx software desirable
  • Previous experience as a GxP Study Director in an analytical setting is essential
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of GxP regulations
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and organisational skills.

RxCelerate offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus scheme, company pension and company benefit package (life assurance, critical illness and medical insurance).

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, outlining how you meet the requirements above, and curriculum vitae in PDF format to careers@rxcelerate.com. Informal enquiries can also be directed to this email address. Only applicants based in the UK and EU need apply, as this role does not qualify for international sponsorship.

The closing date for this role is 7th Febuary 2020.