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Senior Laboratory Manager - London

Central London   •  £50000 - £60000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


Naynesh at CK Science is recruiting for a Senior Laboratory Manager/Director to join and head up the Clinical Nutritional Biochemistry Lab for a Medical Referral Laboratory that specialises in nutritional and environmental medicine. With two laboratories located in West London, attendance at both sites will be required and the role is offered on a full-time permanent basis with a salary of £50,000 - £60,000+.

The Company:
The laboratory was established in 1984 and provides a wide range of tests assessing clinical levels of minerals, toxic elements, vitamins & antioxidants and fatty acids, along with other innovative methods for assessing diet and lifestyle factors on health. By investigating the effects of twenty-first century lifestyles on our bodies, the company are dedicated to assisting doctors to help patients' problems in a way that does not rely on drugs as a first line of treatment. They work closely with routine hospital laboratories who supply all routine pathology investigations and a number of international specialist laboratories for more advanced pathology.

The Role:
As the Senior Laboratory Manager/Director you will be responsible for ensuring that the nutritional biochemistry laboratory accurately and efficiently measures vitamin and mineral levels, toxic metals, other biochemical levels that are related to the availability of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. 

The laboratory is staffed by a highly experienced and qualified team who have undertaken extensive research into this field of medicine and the management of this group will be a key aspect of the role. They have a dedication to analytical excellence combined with an intrinsic awareness of the importance of holding the best interest of the patients' well-being as the most important consideration at all times.

The Laboratory offers testing for:
- Minerals
- Vitamins and related Function tests
- Essential Fatty Acids
- Profiles and Screens
- Gut Function
- Antioxidants
- Toxic Metals
- Allergy

Your Background:
The successful candidate will hold PhD in a relevant subject (or equivalent).

You will also have demonstrable experience and interest in nutritional biochemistry, and experience of managing a laboratory team. Experience of method development and use of ICP-MS, AA, GC & HPLC would be a distinct advantage.

There will be a considerable level of clinician contact and support required.

Additionally, the successful candidate will oversee the further development of laboratory methods, provide support to technical staff and provide education on their tests to clinicians.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 45379 in all correspondence.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Naynesh Mistry
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 45379
  • Updated: 14th May 2019
  • Expires: 11th June 2019

CK Group

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