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Associate Laboratory Group Leader

Reference:AYGD-424508 Location: Westmeath
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Associate Laboratory Group Leader, Biopharma
Our client based in Athlone is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services.

• Provides line-level management coordination of resources and work schedules for laboratory activities.
• Directly supervise administrative support and / or technical staff
• Oversees daily operations and assists in preparation and implementation of company policies, quality systems and training programs.
• Ensures that projects are completed in a timely manner so that company revenues are met and clients are satisfied with the quality and turnaround time of work being performed.
• Ensures that laboratory staff continues to be developed to keep pace with department goals and growth.
• Performs lab work in accordance with client protocols, methods and requirements.
• Prepares study protocols, project status reports, final study reports and other project-related technical documentation.
• Designs experimental study and participates in technical troubleshooting.
• Reviews, interprets and analyses data for technical quality and compliance to protocols, methods and SOPs. Reviews laboratory investigations and deviation.
• Organizes, schedules and supervises laboratory resources for group's project activities and updates project status.
• Responds to client questions and needs, coordinates client communication and records meeting minutes.
• Assists group leaders in their responsibilities. .

Education and Experience
• B.S./B.A. in Biotechnology/Bio Chemistry or related field
• Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 5 years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience.
• 1+ year of leadership responsibility

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated proficiency on technical operating systems
• Proven leadership skills
• Ability to train and mentor junior staff
• Demonstrated ability to be project solution driven
• Good written and oral communication skills as well as presentation skills
• Can independently perform root cause analysis for method investigations
• Technical writing skills; ability to write quality documents (SOPs, investigation forms, etc.)
• Demonstrated knowledge of QA metrics of program base; ability to write and recommend changes to SOPs

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