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Facility Manager
London, London

S3 Science has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Facility Manager to join our client’s facility in the internationally recognised academic school of Life Sciences. He/she will be expected to make a major contribution to the technical excellence and successful performance of the facility and to perform his/her duties in a competent manner commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the organisation and operation of the animal facility delivering the highest standards of animal care, study support and breeding colony management
  • Ensure the organisational structure and staffing levels are appropriate to meet the needs of DBS and the research community
  • Recruit, train, appraise and develop staff including full responsibilities for performance management
  • Liaise with the Transgenic Manager and Researchers to manage the organisation and planning of conventional, transgenic and genetically modified animal breeding programme
  • Liaise with the Senior Veterinary Technician and Researchers to assist and arrange work schedules for surgical procedures
  • Advise on scientific and technical procedures and compliance with relevant legislation
  • Maintain accurate records pertaining to the use of animals in research and ensure robust processes are in place to ensure compliance with legislation
  • Develop internal and external networks to ensure best practice and enhancements in procedures and animal welfare are implemented as appropriate
  • Ensure the department operates effectively within any budget constraints, including grant management and the maintenance of accurate financial records
  • Ensure that a high standard of hygiene control is in place within the DBS animal facilities by training and implementing Standard Operating Procedures

What Experience and Qualifications do I need?

To apply for the role of Facility Manager, you will need to have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Experience as a Facility Manager
  • Be a current Personal Home Office License holder, with modules 1-4
  • Experience of managing Transgenic colonies
  • Experience of working with surgical models
  • Proven analytical and technical/scientific problem solving capability
  • Experience using IVC’s and mobile change stations

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S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Salary: 40 - 50K
Date Posted: 25/10/2019
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