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Director, Laboratory Services

Merthyr Tydfil   •  £95000 - £115000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

CK Clinical are recruiting for a Director of Laboratory Services to join a well respected and long established full service CRO. This will be a hybrid role requiring you to be on-site in South Wales for three days per week.

As Director of Laboratory Services you will lead all aspects of the Laboratory Services Department, to ensure that Laboratory Services are delivered to meet regulatory and clients? development needs.

Key duties will include:

  • Taking strategic, operational and P&L responsibility for the Laboratory Services Department
  • Managing the hiring, development, coaching, mentoring, performance management and succession planning of employees to ensure current and future studies are resourced appropriately
  • Ensuring all aspects of Laboratory Services (including assay development and validation and sample analysis / reporting) are in accordance with the Quality Management System and appropriate regulatory requirements (including ICH-GCP, GCP for Labs, EMA, FDA); to ensure delivery in line with trial requirements and best scientific practice
  • Participation in the Commercial Development activities (including Proposal and Budget reviews) and to lead and represent the Laboratory Services function in key client meetings including Bid Defence Meetings

As Director of Laboratory Services you will require:

  • A relevant life science degree, MSc or PhD
  • Operational experience in either a Pathology (clinical) or Bioanalytical (chemistry) laboratory, resulting in strong working knowledge and confidence in laboratory best practice
  • Thorough working knowledge of GCP and GCP for Laboratories
  • Previous experience of leadership of a team of experienced and highly qualified individuals with varying needs/ambitions for development.
  • Experience of managing a departmental budget
  • Significant experience in commercial development activities including materially contributing to proposal/budget development and bid-defence meetings

Salary up to £115.000 plus excellent benefits

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 55510 in all correspondence.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 55510
  • Posted: 11th May 2023
  • Expires: 8th June 2023

CK Group

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