Science & Pharmaceutical JobsLaboratory Manager

  • CJ50118
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Dublin North, Dublin West

Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership, setting expectations, and managing the relationships that assist with daily operations including administration of agreements and amendments 
  • Supervising activities in the Bio-printing laboratory including managing and implementing systems for security, compliance, facilities, EH&S, and maintenance of confidentiality 
  • Management of Equipment, including scheduling, prioritization, access, use, maintenance and procurement including: 
  • Managing and escalating requests for facility and equipment updates including the management of maintenance and repairs in accordance with policies 
  • Managing and escalating requests for laboratory access and new project introduction into the laboratory 
  • Perform budgetary planning, management, and reporting on the budget status 
  • Management of purchasing and raising PO’s for commercially available materials and consumables including ensuring requisitions are verified and validated in advance of raising a PO against and on purchasing systems 
  • Ensuring user training and compliance in alignment with EH&S policies 
  • Maintaining records and generating periodic reports related to operational status of the laboratory including: 
    • Laboratory capacity 
    • Equipment usage 
    • Number and status of active target projects 
    • Number and age of pending requests 
    • Other information 

Role Requirements:

  • The Laboratory Manager requires a BS/BA Science, Engineering or related degree, with 8-10 years of combined experience in 2 or more areas in lab operations/management, scientific research, customer relations, facilities management or environmental health and safety program management. An advanced degree is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience managing a life science or similar scientific research laboratory is required.
  • Broad understanding of facilities management and EH&S compliance requirements is required. Industry experience in an analytical cGMP/cGLP/cGTP environment is preferred. 
  • Broad understanding of life sciences research equipment is required. 
  • Demonstrated experience in managing supplier relationships is required. 
  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing Standard Operating Procedures, Guidelines and Policies is required. 
  • Broad understanding of scientific research equipment is required. Strong knowledge with instrument qualifications (IQ/OQ/PQ) and other compliance activities preferred. 
  • Expertise in contract management and customer relationship management is preferred. 
  • Experience with customer service management in a lab setting is preferred. 
  • Experience leading direct reports with strong people management skills and collaborating with senior leadership is required. 
  • Demonstrated experience with making sound scientific and business-related decisions is required. 
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills are required. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane on 021-4320675 or email

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