Stock Controller £31,210 p.a + benefits

Operational Delivery
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and hands on Stock Controller to join our friendly team.

A centre of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) is a global leader in the characterisation, standardisation and control of biological medicines.


The Centre for Biological Reference Materials (CBRM) is our specialist facility for Sales, Production and Dispatch with Stock Control functioning as the hub of the operation. The Centre is responsible for producing biological standard reference materials, many of which are promoted to World Health Organization International Standards, and some of which gain the CE mark.


In this role you will ensure the safe storage and movement of these unique materials, using temperature-controlled containment facilities and regularly updated electronic databases. You will play a crucial role in enabling the scientific departments to plan the research, study and production of reference materials. As well as bulk storage of these materials the Stock Controller manages the storage of archive samples of reference materials which date back to 1948, and the off-site storage of contingency stocks of International Standards which will enable business continuity, should disaster strike at NIBSC.


The successful candidate will have proven experience working in a quality-controlled environment, excellent customer service and communication skills. You should have a working knowledge of health and safety, be able to write reports, SOPS, and policies. Candidates invited to interview will be expected to prepare a presentation.


For more information on this role please download the job description and person specification.


Closing Date: 26 July 2018


Applicants appointed to this role will be required to carry out a Disclosure and Barring check and animal rights connections check in addition to the standard BPSS checks.

If you need assistance applying for this role or have any other question please contact


Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.


Our process requires that you apply through our careers site, where you will be asked to complete your application and answer some competency based questions. Applicants are assessed on whether they meet any mandatory requirements as well as the necessary skills and experience for the role score and then scored on their competency answers so please ensure you have read these thoroughly and allow sufficient time. You can view the competencies for this role in the job description.


In accordance with the Civil Service Commissioners’ Recruitment Principles our recruitment and selection processes are underpinned by the requirement of selection for appointment on the basis of merit by a fair and open competition. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact Andrew Mcguigan, Resourcing Manager,, in the first instance. 


If you are not satisfied with the response you receive you can contact the Civil Service Commission at:


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