Biosensor Product Development Manager

To lead biosensor development project activities, taking basic research and translating it to a product design as set out by our technology and commercialisation roadmap, coordinating activities with the Research Department and the wider teams as required to deliver to projects within timescales and targets


  • Develop Paragraf graphene biosensors from proof-of-concept stage towards reliable market-ready products
  • Find and develop novel manufacturing techniques to enable the volume manufacture of graphene based IVDs
  • Build and manage a team of engineers and scientists to deliver multiple generations of IVD products based on Paragraf’s core technologies.
  • Explore novel microfluidic, multiplexing and packaging solutions to ensure biosensor scalability, performance and reliability
  • Ensure products and activities meet regulatory compliance in target markets and advise on issues within this field.
  • Identify and work with external partners to accelerate the development of the biosensor prototypes towards product specification
  • Support the biosensor research team to build and evaluate novel device structures and testing methods suitable for graphene biosensors
  • Liaise with the biosensor commercial team to ensure biosensor prototypes meet the required product specifications, market requirements and regulatory compliance
  • Compile updates for internal project reviews
  • Share research through publications and external events, where appropriate
  • Document & implement R&D practices, approaches & policies


Education and Qualifications:

  • Degree in engineering or science discipline appropriate for IVD product development


  • Previous experience of taking a leadership position in the development of an IVD device from outline concepts to market launches
  • Medical regulatory compliance, eg ISO13485

Managing a multidisciplinary project with electronics, mechanical hardware, process development and software.

Experience of the following would be advantageous but not essential:

Skills and knowledge:

  • Considered and organised approach to tasks
  • Capability to grasp quickly new scientific concepts and technologies
  • Exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to reflect, learn from mistakes and respond positively to feedback
  • Ability to handle several ongoing projects, and can prioritise and organise own workload
  • Capability to work autonomously and make considered decisions


  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external contacts
  • Ability to present information clearly and appropriately for the audience

Additional factors:

  • Respect and adherence to confidentiality and critical matters

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