Senior QC Bioassay Scientist & Project Manager

Svar Life Science AB | Malmö

Senior QC Bioassay Scientist & Project Manager

Svar Life Science

Svar Life Science AB is a Swedish company that works to enable personalized medicine by serving the global life science market with tools for drug development and companion diagnostic solutions. We deliver answers you can trust from discovery to diagnosis – our combination of high-quality products, innovative technologies and comprehensive laboratory services are used by our customers to discover new therapeutics, diagnose patients and treat diseases. You can be sure of our answers: we’ve been working right across the clinical diagnostic value chain for more than 30 years. 

Wieslab Laboratory Services 

Wieslab AB, a Svar Life Science company, offers contract bioanalytical services, QC testing as well as clinical diagnostics testing for clinicians and laboratories worldwide. Our broad experience and specialized expertise put us in a unique position to supply insights and data that supports drug development and facilitates the diagnosis of patients. Wieslab is based in Malmö, where 30 engaged employees work. As a Svar Life Science company, Wieslab empower their employees to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. QC bioassay release and stability testing is the newest service offering where cell-based and immunoassays assays are developed, validated and QC testing performed for pharma clients. Explore our competitive solutions for drug development and clinical diagnostics on


Are you passionate about bioassay development projects?

Do you want to influence further expansion of the contract QC testing services?

Do you want to make a difference in client management, offering best in class contract services?

To achieve our ambition and to manage our QC bioassay client projects, we are now recruiting a:

Senior QC Bioassay Scientist & Project Manager

On behalf of our client, Svar Life Science, H&P Search & Interim is now looking for a Senior QC Bioassay Scientist & Project Manager (GMP), who will be a key player in the further development of the newly established QC testing services. You will also act as the main Project Manager on GMP-projects with international pharma and biotech clients. You will work with ELISA and cell-based potency assays in support of GMP release and stability testing for our clients. You will have the opportunity to become part of a dedicated team in a company that assists in pushing the boundaries of drug innovation. We aim to work in a tight collaboration with our clients by establishing a trustful relationship and hereby you will have a significant involvement in our clients’ projects. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic and everchanging environment where you will be the main driver to deliver timely and high-quality data for our clients. The position involves daily project management, and the work is governed by GMP and relevant guidelines. The position is based at the SVAR Life Science facilities in Malmö, and you will report to the Director of Bioanalytical Services.

Responsibilities include

·      Project Manager and point of contact for customers

·      External and internal stakeholder management

·      Collaborate with- and supervise laboratory technicians and laboratory scientists

·      Planning, development, validation and data analysis of QC bioassays according to current guidelines

·      Apply GMP quality principles to daily work and a close collaboration with the QA department

·      Write/review test method descriptions, SOPs, testing plans and reports

·      Write/review applicable documentation in the Quality Management System

·      Collaborate with relevant functions in the proposal generation and work-order management process

·      Ensure timely execution of agreed project timelines

·     Ensure contract payment milestone tracking and project progress communication to management

We offer

·      An opportunity to work in a smaller organization where decisions are taken fast

·      With the right mindset you will learn a lot fast

·      Be part of building a new service area where your opinion will matter

·      Work closely with the R&D team in Malmö and Paris

·     Great and dedicated work colleagues!

Who are you?

To be successful in this role, you should have a PhD degree, or equivalent work experience and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience from the Life science industry. Preferably, you have broad knowledge and experience within cell based-Bioassays, Immunoassays and/or Cell Culture (bioassays statistics knowledge is an advantage). A pragmatic hands-on approach and not hesitant to step out your area of expertise to further develop your knowledge, is an advantage. We are looking for a person with a Project Manager mindset, high attention to details and stakeholder management capabilities as well as someone who enjoys assay troubleshooting. The position requires you to be familiar with GMP and relevant guidelines.

Furthermore, you value constructive teamwork and enjoy collaborating with others and sharing scientific data with clients and acknowledges that delivery of timely data to our clients is crucial. You must have an entrepreneurial mindset – enjoys shaping the future and a few SOPs and processes along the way, in order to play an important role in the company’s success. You are an effective communicator with strong written and oral communication, presentation and intercultural skills. You have a driven personality, you show analysis & judgement, and you are independent, self-motivated and reliable. You inspire others by showing initiatives and responsibilities, dedication and passion, and you create a culture of ownership and engagement. If you possess all these skills, we’re excited to talk to you.

Next steps

If this sounds interesting to you, contact one of us below for more information. Alternatively, you can apply directly by uploading your resume or by emailing us a line.


We look forward to your application!

H&P Search & Interim

Catharina Bergold                                     Torbjörn Ströberg                                     

Recruitment & Staffing Manager              Partner                  

+46 (0) 702 179 879                                   +46 (0) 703 778 774