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Head of Laboratory Services

London   •  + 27 Days holiday + Excellent Benefits  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


Head of Laboratory Services

London Based

Competitive Salary + 27 Days holiday + Excellent Benefits

12 Month Contract

Do you have experience as a Laboratory Manager or experience managing laboratory services?

Would you like to work for a leading Not for Profit and Research organisation in central London?

My client is a leading not for profit organisation making considerable steps into the prevention of and treatment of blood cancer. They operate a number of state of the art laboratories in Central London, and employ leading scientists from around the world. They are looking to recruit an experienced Lab Manager to act as Head of Laboratory Services, to manage and oversee multiple teams and laboratories for the duration of a year, whilst the current incumbent is on paternity leave.

You will be responsible for both people management and operational management, responsible for overseeing the business administration of the department.

The Laboratory Services team has a functional focus with three discreet areas of the team which this post will lead with passion.

Specific Responsibilities will include;

* The smooth running of the patient focused and busy clinical and research laboratories.
* Ensuring the laboratory meets its accreditation requirements such as UKAS and EFI, whilst being mindful of HTA requirements.
* Ensure positive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers
* Overseeing contracts with external providers for the provision of calibration, validation and maintenance of lab equipment.
* Provide effective customer service for our commercial customers
* Appropriate facilities to enable work, overseeing all asset and stocks

To be considered you'll need to be an experienced lab manager, with both line management and operations management experience. This will need to be from an accredited lab such as HTA, UKAS, EFI, GLP, GMP, ISO ect. You'll need knowledge and experience in molecular biology techniques and ELISA, backed up by a Degree or higher in Life Sciences (Biology, Molecular Biology, Pathology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Heamatology etc) or equivalent working experience.

Key Words "Head of Laboratory Services, Laboratory Manager, Scientific Services Manager, Technical Services Lead, Technical Manager, Operation Manager, ELISA, Molecular Biology, accreditation, London, HTA, UKAS, GLP, GCLP"

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J29594
  • Posted: 7th December 2018
  • Expires: 4th January 2019

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