Head of Manufacturing Operations

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Head of Operations within a leading Contract Development and GMP Manufacturing Organisation in the ever-evolving field of Biologics and Regenerative Medicine.

As a commercially structured operation, the company displays considerable ambition in both leading the market and in building an effective physical model to meet the demand that is envisaged.

This Edinburgh-based company operates at the leading edge of therapeutic discovery providing services for companies involved in European and US clinical trials.

This position will be responsible for Process Development (both internal and external), Health and Safety, Facilities and Client Management, as well as delivering on manufacturing in compliance with all necessary regulations and legislation and in line with Good Manufacturing Practice.

This role will be heavily involved in project managing the planned transfer of all manufacturing to a new purpose-built facility whilst also sustaining the delivery of manufacturing commitments with customers.

This individual will be key to the business and its success in striving to achieve the 5-year growth plan that has been mapped out for the company. Subsequently, this opportunity presents significant potential for progression further down the line.


  • An honours degree in a relevant life science or equivalent qualification.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience and a proven track record in a senior operations role, as part of a site or business management team in the Biologics manufacturing industry or related field.
  • GMP experience is essential and good working knowledge of GMP clean rooms.
  • Understanding of biological systems is essential.
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