Graduate Laboratory Informatics Consultant

If you are graduating in 2022 with a scientific or computer related degree/masters/PhD and you are looking for an exciting career in laboratory informatics consultancy, this may be the opportunity for you.


Company: Scimcon

Role: Graduate Laboratory Informatics Consultant

Location: Newmarket (near Cambridge)

Salary: Competitive

Start Date: September 2022


The successful candidate will join a team of consultants where you will be trained in a variety of project settings in multiple industries and with various software solutions. You will shadow their experienced consultants to build knowledge and gain an effective understanding of what it takes to provide insightful, pragmatic and highly valued consultancy services to laboratory-based organisations.


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Who is the company?


  •   Scimcon are a team of highly experienced consultants that run projects to implement the tools and systems that store and track the data that is vital in supporting science. This allows scientists to concentrate on their experiments and analysis rather than collating, transcribing, managing, and searching for data.


  •   They work in multiple scientific fields, from the chemistry of materials science to biologics drug discovery. Their consultants have a vast range of skills and experience that combines both science and technology.


  •   Scimcon is a privately owned company having been established over 20 years ago They are currently a team of 25 and are planning to grow significantly with a desire to develop the next generation of world class laboratory informatics consultants.


  •   This has resulted in Scimcon creating its first Graduate Consultant Programme, of which you would have an opportunity to be a part of the first ever cohort.


What is the role?


  •   You will work on exciting projects for globally recognized industry names giving you the perfect opportunity to kick start your career. You will develop a deep understanding in the multiple disciplines that Scimcon typically work, Project Leadership, Business Analysis, Solutions Architecture and Computer Systems Validation.


The key responsibilities of a Scimcon Graduate Consultant include, but are not limited to: 


  •   Gaining an understanding of Scimcon’s approach to project implementations by attending and contributing to project meetings as well as working with Project Leads to develop an understanding of key project stages and deliverables, whilst also working with Business Analysts to develop skills needed to analyse process workflows and data flows.


  •   You will be attending and contributing to requirements gathering workshops, documenting process flow diagrams and system wireframes as well as conducting system demonstrations to key stakeholders.


  •   Gaining and understanding of computer systems validation (CSV)


  •   Finally, you will create computer systems validation deliverables that include writing validation plans, conducting and documenting prioritisation and risk assessment workshops, writing test scripts, deviations and validation reports whilst also assisting in the execution of system test scripts.


Why should you apply?


  •   You will receive a competitive salary as well as quarterly and annual bonus’.


  •   You will receive an employer pension scheme.


  •   You are eligible for 25 days paid annual leave.


  •   There will be opportunities to travel abroad to Europe and the USA.


  •   You will have the flexibility of working from either the Scimcon office or from home (post training).


  •   This is a brilliant opportunity to learn from a highly experienced team of consultants.


 Who is best suited to this role?


  •   The Ideal candidate will have achieved a 2:1 in any STEM subject.


  •   Understanding of computer programming (any language).


  •   The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, enthusiastic, driven, tenacious and conscientious individual with an eye for detail.


  •   You should have excellent relationship building skills.


  •   You will be an ambitious self starter with the hunger to continue your learning journey.


  •   You should have a basic understanding of laboratory working practices and workflows.


  •   Above all you should be able to consistently demonstrate integrity.


Scimcon is unable to sponsor visas for applicants outside of the UK.