Biobest Laboratories Ltd

Temporary Office Manager

Applications are invited for the above position. The successful applicant will work as head of a team of Administrators in a diagnostic support role. Compliance with Good Laboratory Practice and ISO 17025 will be required at all times.

This position is available on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with experience of managing a small team of people and office to bring his or her skills and knowledge to bear in an enthusiastic manner to help a small company grow. The position will be available for approximately 9-12 months starting in January 2008.

Duties will include: responsibility for the day to day functions of the office, including allocation of staff duties, and ensuring compliance with all quality standards. The position includes line management responsibility for up to 5 staff. You will also be required to invoice all sales work on a bi-monthly basis ensuring all customers are correctly charged.
Hours are based on a 40 hour week between the times of 8am-6pm with some flexibility in working hours possible.

Application forms for this position are available from our website ( or by contacting our office team on 0131 440 2628. Completed application forms and a copy of a current CV should be sent to the Office Manager, Mrs Louise Spence, at the address below or by e-mail to The closing date for applications is 23 Nov 07.

About BioBest

Biobest was founded in 1995, and has become the principal private sector veterinary virology laboratory in the UK. We are compliant with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). Our principal activities are laboratory studies in support of vaccine development, animal viral diagnosis and genetic testing, and laboratory support of a cattle health scheme. Our location on the Edinburgh Technopole site provides an ideal working environment with excellent scientific and support facilities.

Biobest Laboratories Ltd
6 Charles Darwin House
The Edinburgh Technopole
Milton Bridge
Nr Penicuik
EH26 0PY