Scientific and Technical Services Manager

Job Title: Scientific and Technical Services Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £36000 - £40000
Start Date: 2019-06-26 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/RF3144/ML
Contact Name: Magita Lauder
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 26, 2019 09:57

Job Description

Are you a highly experienced manager used to managing large teams? Do you know technical and scientific service delivery like the back of your hand? Perhaps you have worked in pharmaceutical environment before? If so – we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a high-performance individual to join us at a capacity of a Scientific and Technical services manager at our pharmaceutical site in Stevenage. You would directly line manage six team leaders and a large diverse scientific team; this role will include elements of compliance and Health & Safety.                         

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Main responsibilities
  • Ensure effective and compliant delivery of scientific & technical laboratory service operations across site
  • Service delivery in line with the relevant statutory (GxP) advisory and legal and contractual obligations
  • Engage in local customer interaction and foster long term profitable relationships
  • Actively seek and identify opportunities for business growth within the contract
  • Meeting financial and performance targets, ensuring action plans are in place and completed for any non-conformance
Ideal candidate
  • BSc/MSc in a scientific subject
  • Substantial experience in a management role with demonstrable experience of managing large teams
  • Demonstrable experience of providing a range of scientific & technical services ideally in a pharmaceutical environment
  • Excellent team working, interpersonal & communication skills
  • Highly committed, organised, self-motivated & able to manage a complex workload
  • Flexibility within the contracted hours
  • Strong IT skills
  • Comfortable chairing and facilitating meetings
  • Working to and achieving targets set
  • Experience of working to GXP regulations would be advantageous
  • A recognized Health & Safety qualification e.g., IOSH or a demonstrable knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process