Reporting Manager (Biology) The Reporting Manager will clarify customers' requirements and convert them into a forensic strategy; to coordinate the search, recovery and testing of material from case exhibits in the laboratory; and interpret the findings in a concise manner to present evidence to the court Duties and Responsibilities Be part of the on-call rota (24/7) for scene attendance at major crime scenes. Manage your own resources including a personal case load and take responsibility for your own professional development. Conduct a forensic strategy in line with a CAI approach. Undertake or supervise the technical analysis of forensic samples. Assign meaningful interpretation and conclusions to forensic evidence. Prepare written reports suitable for court/CPS purposes Provide expert evidence to courts. To work collaboratively with other departments in order to meet customer requirements. To deliver departmental excellence and efficiency driven by the ever-increasing demands of the business - there will be a strong emphasis on continuous process improvement Skills and Competencies Excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to deal with complexity coupled with managing a high workload. Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Strong IT capability with an ability to analyse data and formulate decisions accordingly. Well-developed interpersonal skills will be essential Skills in motivating others and dealing with conflict through to resolution are desirable Personal Attributes Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, including attendance at major crime scenes. Highly motivated individual, who approaches work with a positive attitude Will be able to work on their own initiative within a documented framework of instruction Exceptional attention to detail and ability to produce all work to the highest standard Qualifications Educated to degree level, in a Science discipline Experience Candidates will have considerable, demonstrable experience of reporting Forensic casework, including scenes involving Homicide/Suspicious Death.