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Reproductive Technologist


Manchester, United Kingdom

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To be involved in all aspects of sperm donor recruitment, procurement and sales for Semovo Glasgow


  •  To be completely confidential in all matters pertaining to Semovo and Manchester Fertility, and adhere to the guidelines of the regulatory bodies
  • Participate in all areas of sperm donor recruitment – from enquiry, assessment leading to acceptance of sperm donors
  • Manage sperm donation from our clinic in Glasgow
  • Perform diagnostic semen analysis and cryopreservation of donor sperm
  • Maintain accurate laboratory and patient records using MedITEX software
  • Maintain donor sperm stock control using MedITEX software
  • Process donor sales to third party clinics and patients of third party clinics
  • Coordinate shipping, receiving and deposition of cryopreserved donated sperm
  • Perform daily and monthly quality control and validation procedures for media and equipment used in the laboratory
  • To take blood from donors as and when required. (training will be provided)
  • Act as Ambassador for Semovo and Manchester Fertility
  • Responsible for providing Directors with key performance indicators as required
  • Participation in Performance Management Process

This is not intended as an exhaustive list of duties and the job holder may be required to perform other duties.


Broad scientific knowledge, as demonstrated by a degree in Biological Science


  • Excellent laboratory skills
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage own time and prioritise workload
  • Able to work independently
  • Good team working skills



  • Behave in a professional and diplomatic manner at all times, respecting donor’s privacy, dignity and confidentiality
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to providing the best possible service to donors
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Communicate effectively with donors, patients, colleagues and other outside parties by sharing, listening and exchanging knowledge and information at all times
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Act in the best interests of Semovo and Manchester Fertility for their donors and patients at all times
  • Work under the supervision of Senior Managers
  • Be able to work on your own and as part of a team


Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in Biological Sciences
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working in a laboratory
  • Good physical dexterity with excellent hand-eye co-ordination and manipulation skills
  • Computer literacy including experience with the use of databases and spreadsheets
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good analytical and judgement skills
  • Good administrative and record-keeping skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Knowledge of current regulations and legislation, including the HFEA Code of Practice
  • Experience of working in a regulated laboratory environment with quality assurance
  • Experience of working within the andrology field
  • Knowledge and practical experience of aseptic technique
  • Venepuncture
  • UK driving licence

Hours - 3 days per week (22.5hrs)

Salary:  £22,500 Pro Rata
Closing Date:  25 November 2019

Contact: Joanne Kensmil
Oakwood Square
Manchester, United Kingdom
Phone: 01613002730
Informal Enquiries:
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 11 November 2019    

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