Exciting Opportunities at Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult

The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult is a centre of excellence in innovation, with the core purpose of building a world-leading cell and gene therapy sector in the UK as a key part of a global industry. Supported by Innovate UK, our mission is to drive the growth of the industry by helping cell and gene therapy organisations across the world translate early stage research into commercially viable and investable therapies.

The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult’s vision is for the UK to be a global leader in the development, delivery and commercialisation of cell and gene therapies where businesses can start, grow and confidently develop, delivering them to patients rapidly, efficiently and effectively. We have built a £55m large-scale GMP manufacturing centre to help bring cell and gene therapies to market in the UK and internationally.                                                                                                                                    

As we continue to grow, now have the following exciting opportunities to join our team in Stevenage:

Alliance Manager

The purpose of this role is to facilitate Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult’s relationship with our collaborators through the on-boarding process and to be their main point of contact once they have fully moved into the Manufacturing Centre. The Alliance Manager will also manage other projects related to the continuous growing of the Manufacturing Centre and the cell and gene therapy cluster.


Interim Quality Control Technician

The purpose of this role is to support the activities of the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult’s new GMP Quality Control Laboratories and associated infrastructure. Reporting to the Head of Quality Control, this role will help ensure that the new Manufacturing Centre meets the standards and expectations of its key stakeholders; regulatory authorities; and potential collaborators.


GMP Trainer

Based at the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Centre, the GMP Trainer will be responsible for developing GMP training programs to support aseptic manufacturing of Cell and Gene Therapy products, and performing training of both Cell and Gene Therapy staff and collaborating residents (“Collaborators”).  Reporting to, and supported by, the Head of QA, the GMP Trainer will also be responsible for developing, maintaining and updating the overall Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Centre (“Manufacturing Centre”) training strategy.



Reporting to the Head of Engineering & Facilities this is an operational role undertaking the day to day mechanical, electrical engineering& facilities management activities within the manufacturing centre.


We also have the following exciting opportunities to join our team at our London facility (Guy’s Hospital):


IT Desktop Support Officer

This role will provide support to major systems implementations, hands on desktop and other technical support work for internal staff and for collaborators.


IT Site Manager

The IT Site Manager will act as a deputy to the Head of IT in all matters, and will take the lead in all aspects of service delivery for the organisation’s London based facilities. The role will provide support to a major systems implementation, which will include a mixture of strategic work and hands on desktop and other support work for internal employees and for collaborators.



ReViral are currently recruiting for a Virologist to join our laboratory team based at the SBC in Stevenage, UK.

 We are recruiting for a practical laboratory-based position and are looking for an experienced graduate level scientist.  The role requires strong communication skills and an attitude of open and active collaboration. This exciting role will support ReViral’s discovery team providing key data for research programmes. An enthusiastic commitment to experimental work is essential for this position. 

Applicants should have:

•            A biological science degree

•            Proven experience of in vitro mammalian cell culture

•            Experience with virus culture is an advantage

•            Experience with small molecule compound management and databases such as Dotmatics is an advantage

•            Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

•            Ability to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United Kingdom

Applications (CV and cover letter) outlining qualifications and demonstrating how your experience and skills match the job requirements should be submitted by 6th March 2019 to



We are based in Stevenage at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst, London at the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust and Munich and are looking to expand our team.

We provide extraordinary career opportunities for talented individuals, who will have the opportunity to work with highly experienced leaders in science and business with proven track records in building successful businesses. Our success depends on the quality, experience and ambition of the individuals that join our team.

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