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Biological Safety Officer

Job Title: Biological Safety Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Didcot
Salary: £350 - 380 per day
Reference: NB/23483
Contact Name: Shakira Payne
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2018 16:16

Job Description

Biological Safety Officer - £350p/d to £380p/d – 3 to 6-month contract – Near Didcot – Pharmaceutical - ASAP

Are you a dedicated Biological Safety Officer looking for your next contract?

Principal People have been retained to recruit an Interim Biological Safety Officer for a leading Pharmaceutical organisation based near Didcot.

Reporting directly to the Senior Environmental, Safety and Health Advisor, the successful Interim Biological Safety Officer will play a key part in establishing health and safety and biological safety procedures and practices on a multi-site basis.

This position is offered as a 3 to 6-month contract, with the opportunity for the successful candidate to continue on an extended basis.

The successful individual will benefit from a daily rate of £350p/d to £380p/d depending on skills and qualifications.

As the Interim Biological Safety Officer you will be responsible for:

  • Managing primary points of contact for Health and Safety matters
  • Being the internal authority on any biorisk matters
  • Ensuring actions taken from meetings are followed up and reported back to the Health and Safety and GMO committees
  • Carrying out risk assessments and audits

The successful Biological Safety Officer will:

  • Hold the NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent
    • Hold a Biological Safety related qualification such as GMO

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please send me your CV to

Due to the amount of applications we will receive we will only be contacting candidates who are suitable for the role.