Technician Team Manager£24,200 to £31,000PermanentStratfordMy client work with leading global veterinary medicine and feed additive companies to help and support development of their products by...
Deputy Technician Team Manager
£19,050 to £21,100
My client work with leading global veterinary medicine and feed additive companies to help and support development of their products by conducting efficacy and safety studies to GCPv and GLP standards. They have a passion for animal health and welfare, and a track record for developing and delivering the needs of their clients.
Purpose of Job:
To assist and deputise for the Technician Team Manager, planning and managing the day to day work of the Technician Team, delivering animal husbandry and study procedures to the requirements of the Study Managers, study protocols, GLP/GCPv guidelines and ASPA/Home Office Licences. Working as part of the Technician Team for the majority of time, carrying out a wide range of practical husbandry and study tasks, applying a high level of animal husbandry knowledge and expertise to the care and welfare of all farm animals on site, as well as collecting samples and data.
- Assist the Technician Team Manager to plan work rotas for effective and efficient staffing solutions
- Manage, organise and mentor the Technician team to ensure that study requirements are fulfilled efficiently and on time, according to client expectation and recognised standards
- Be the knowledgeable point of contact for staff and external agencies on animal welfare / husbandry, controlled veterinary drugs, health and safety, risk assessments, COSHH, permits to work
- Help ensure compliance with study protocols, Standard Operating Procedures and regulatory / guidance documents e.g. GLP, GCPv, Home Office, Defra, HSE, EA, etc
I am looking for someone with a proven track record of team management and great communication skills. Ideally you will have some knoweldge of livestock biosecurity procedures, and either a Home Office Personal Licence or experience of working on Home Office regulated studies. A strong knoweldge of GLP, and a meticulous in approach to following procedures and instructions, as well as keeping detailed written records. It would certainly be an advantage to have strong husbandry skills with farm animals including cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry and horses. But any experience with animals will be considered, and is indeed required! There is a physically aspect to the role, and if you have experience of being able to operate machinery i.e. tractors, trailers, telescopic handlers, etc, then this would be a definite advantage. Of course, experience of working to Good Clinical Practice (veterinary) and Good Laboratory Practice is essential.
If this sounds of interest, please contact me.