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Reproductive Technologist


Cheadle, United Kingdom

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HOURS:          Full Time Monday – Friday 37.5hrs per week (flexible hours), (maybe required to work some weekends)

Location         Manchester

Salary              Competitive

Would you like a rewarding career in a stimulating role with Semovo, the UK’s leading sperm donation company.  We need two new Reproductive Technologists on permanent contracts with opportunity to grow within the company.

 Semovo is a highly innovative company using leading technology to provide sperm donation throughout the UK.  The main office is located in Manchester with satellite clinics in Liverpool, Leeds and Glasgow. 

The job will be to join a vibrant, lively team in a good working environment with a competitive salary. A company pool car is provided for travel to the satellite clinics.


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


  • To be completely confidential in all matters pertaining to Semovo, 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 satellite clinics in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, with travel to other clinics e.g. 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 equipment used in the laboratory
  • Act as Ambassador for Semovo
  • Providing the team with key performance indicators as required
  • Participation in Performance Management Process
  • Perform Venepuncture for screening of sperm donors – full training provided

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
  • Ability to work well under pressure


  • 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, customers, colleagues and other outside parties at all times
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Act in the best interests of Semovo for their donors 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
  • UK driving licence
  • 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
  • Attention to detail
  • Good analytical and judgement skills
  • Good administrative and record-keeping skill

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience of working in a regulated laboratory environment with quality assurance
  • Knowledge and practical experience of aseptic technique




Salary:  Competitive
Closing Date:  Once position is filled

Contact: Joanne Kensmil
Amelia House, 3 Oakwood Square, Cheadle Royal Business Park, Cheadle Royal Business Park
Cheadle, United Kingdom
Phone: 01613002730
Informal Enquiries:
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 03 May 2022    

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