Laboratory Manager - Cellular Operations

An exciting opportunity for an inspiring Laboratory Manager has arisen within Cellular Operations to play a vital role in the smooth and safe operation of our laboratories.

Do you want to use your exemplary laboratory management expertise to champion and promote an engaging Health and Safety and process improvement culture within our laboratories? If so, this is the role for you.

About the role:

You will be the first point of contact for our staff, visitors and engineers for all Health and Safety matters. Ranging from conducting inductions to providing expertise/guidance for risk assessments and standard operating procedures.
You will act as liaison with Management Operations teams to ensure our operations are compliant and help us work safely.
You will take a proactive approach to ensuring shared equipment is operational with provision of training and user guides.
You will develop relationships with suppliers and source consumables and equipment which meet our projects’ requirements.
Use your project management skills to coordinate and oversee Cellular Operations refurbishment projects.
You will help us keep our projects and science going by participating in out of hours call-outs to deal with alarming equipment.
You will make an impact where it counts - our initiatives include incident reporting, 5S and LEAN methodology.
About us:

The Cellular Operations team provides cell biology expertise and support to enable the delivery of projects across the various scientific programmes at the Sanger Institute.

Essential Skills

Higher education qualification in biological sciences or equivalent work experience
Scientific and laboratory management experience
Knowledge of laboratory health and safety regulations
Experience with writing and maintaining SOPs and H&S documentation
Practical experience with a broad range of laboratory equipment
Experience of training laboratory staff
Demonstrated people management experience, in particular to instil service values in others
Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
Open to new ideas and adaptable to service, team and organisational requirements
Ability to work without extensive supervision
Excellent written communication skills
Maintenance of accurate and up to date records.

Ideal Skills

Experience with the management of refurbishment projects
Experience of using Project management tools
NEBOSH Certificate
Experience of lean or 5S methodologies.
Other information
Due to Covid 19, the Wellcome Genome Campus closed for all but essential functions and facilities. As we begin restarting our science, we have implemented measures to support our staff on site including one way systems, enhanced cleaning and increased facilities for handwashing. You can learn more about our campus and our return to research here. This role will require working on site and full details of working on site can be discussed during the interview stage.

Interviews will be taking place virtually.

Closing date: 30th June, 2021.

Application Instructions: 
Application Closing Date: 
30 June