Horizon is the leading life science company supplying research tools to organisations engaged in genomics research and the development of personalised medicines. The Company is a trusted supplier of genetically-defined cell lines, reporter gene assay kits, genomic reference standards and contract research services to organizations engaged in bio-pharmaceutical process optimization, drug discovery & development, and clinical diagnostic development. Horizon aspires to provide science-driven research solutions that lead to the advancement in the understanding of the genetic basis of disease and the delivery of better healthcare outcomes for patients.
We have a great opportunity for an experienced cell biologist to work as part of our Assay Services Team focused on supplying contract research services (target ID, target validation and translational research) to the biotech and pharma community to support drug discovery programmes throughout the pre-clinical process.
CORE SKILLS REQUIRED:
This is a lab-based role and candidates should be highly self-motivated and able to work to tight timelines. Excellent communication skills, a careful and meticulous nature and attention to detail are essential.
We can offer a varied, fast paced and interesting working environment and as a growing company we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our employees. We are committed to high quality science to meet our client and growth needs. In addition to competitive salaries we can offer an attractive flexible benefits package.
You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment and on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines, be well organized, self-motivated and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
In return we offer a varied and interesting working environment and we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our scientists and operational teams and a competitive salary and benefits package, including:
Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
Medical, Health & Life Insurances
Employee share purchase plan (Sharesave)
25 days annual leave
One paid working day each year for volunteering