Senior Forensic Reporting Officer

Industry Sector Chemical, Other
Location UK, West Midlands
Salary 30,000 - 35,000


Senior Forensic Reporting Officer

Location – Derbyshire

Sector – Forensics

Salary – £30,000 - £35,000

Full-time, permanent role

Our client is a leading player in the forensic analysis field based in Derbyshire, who are offering a reporting-focused opportunity for a hard-working senior forensic professional to join their Forensics team. The role is well suited to individuals with existing expertise working in forensic reporting, specifically with prior experience reporting on drugs of abuse.


The Role

This is a position well suited to individuals with strong existing experience in forensic reporting on drugs of abuse, ideally at a Senior level. As a Senior Reporting Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • Independently processing and producing reports (both fact and opinion based) meeting the relevant regulatory standards,
  • Presenting reports to junior staff and clients (police forces), being the primary contact for procedural and technical advice (including attending court),
  • Carrying out second checks of reports,
  • Ensuring the laboratory conforms to all quality standards (UKAS ISO17025, GLP).


Skills and Experience Required

An ideal candidate will have:

A minimum of 3 years residence in the UK (essential for vetting and security clearance)

  • Comprehensive experience conducting forensic reports for cases involving drugs of abuse (ideally to a senior level),
  • Existing skills in using enhanced methods for drug analysis reporting,
  • A degree-level (or equivalent) qualification in a forensic/chemistry discipline,
  • Knowledge of the chemistry of drug analysis techniques,
  • Operating analytical equipment such as GCMS/GCFID,
  • Understanding of current legislation relating to drugs of abuse.


The Package

Our client is offering this opportunity as a full time, permanent opportunity. The starting salary offered is between £30,000 and £35,000, with a strong benefits package.


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