Enzyme Discovery & Protein Engineering Manager

As the largest business of its type in the world, our client supplies a range of fresh product to national and international retailers in the UK, Europe and North America.  With Group headquarters located in County Monaghan, the group also has production facilities in the UK, Ireland, continental Europe and N. America.  The company has a workforce of circa 3,500 people spread across all its geographic locations.

The company now wish to recruit an Enzyme Discovery & Protein Engineering Manager. Reporting to the Research & Development Manager, we are looking for a passionate, self-starter who can supervise and coordinate the activities of a small team of molecular biologists and technicians focused on fungal enzyme identification, production and activity-based screening.

Enzyme Discovery & Protein Engineering Manager

Skills, qualifications and experience required are:


  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Enzymology, Biochemistry or related discipline with particular focus on Mycology
  • Minimum 5 years post-doctoral industrial/academic experience in biotechnology, particularly working with fungal genetics and bioinformatics
  • 5+ years industrial research experience.
  • 3+ years project and staff management experience.
  • Experience in presenting technical materials in written and verbal form is critical.
  • Experience in optimising the process conditions and cost analysis.


You may call, in strict confidence, Conor MacNamara on +44 (0) 28 3025 2407 or +44  (0) 7968 160122 for more information and a full Job Description. O’Kane Resourcing Ltd acts as a recruitment agency on behalf of the client. By applying for this position, you accept the Privacy Policy which can be found at okaneresourcing.com


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