Facilities & Laboratory Manager
Competitive salary & benefits
Do you have a proven background in Facilities & Laboratory Operations management?
Have you been responsible for managing and overseeing a large technical facility?
If so, one of our bio-pharmaceutical clients has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Facilities and Laboratory manager to join their Senior Operations team. Reporting into the Chief Operating Officer, you will take a leading role in managing and aligning the Laboratory Support team to create a seamless co-ordination of cross-functional technical teams. Managing the day-to-day operations of both the chemistry and biology teams, you will co-ordinate health and safety, occupational health and general site functions.
* Facility management:
o Maintain the current facility, ensuring all day to day queries and issues are resolved effectively
o Maintain the ongoing relationship with the park landlord
o Responsible for organising, negotiating and communicating specific renovation, relocation or re-organisation projects
o Managing and maintain the shipping, logistics and storage functions
* Laboratory Support Services Management:
o Manage the laboratory support team, ensuring a consistent and high standard of laboratory support at all times
o Ensure each lab is fully serviced and provided with the required tools and equipment
o Create and communicate new SOPs and procedures to continually improve the laboratory support services
In addition to the above areas, you will also be responsible for:
* Health & Safety Management, ensuring all H&S documentation is updated and organised.
* Laboratory Purchasing, liaising closely with finance to source and price supplies.
* You will be required to develop and maintain effective relationships with external suppliers
* Equipment and Asset Management
Ideal candidates will hold a BSc (or equivalent) in a Life Sciences subject with significant Facilities and Laboratory Operations Management. You will have proven experience of managing a large technical facility within the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology sector, with proven expertise in managing laboratory functions, health & safety and site operations. A formal qualification in Facilities or Operational Management would be an advantage. Ideally candidates will also hold a qualification in Health & Safety.
In addition to your proven facilities experience, you will display excellent communication skills and have the ability to coordinate multi-disciplinary teams. Excellent negotiation and project management skills are critical and you must have the ability to form effective relationships with colleagues and external suppliers.
To discuss this exciting opportunity further, please contact Philippa Clark on 01223 607853 or email email@example.com.
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