Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory Manager

35000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP50000/annum
13 Feb 2017
28 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory Manager

Location: Derbyshire / Edinburgh

Salary: Competitive

Scantec has a fantastic opportunity for a Microbiology Laboratory Manager to join an International Pharmaceutical / Environmental / Food Testing Company with endless opportunities. If you are an experienced Microbiologist / Laboratory Manager who has experience working within GMP / Pharmaceutical Industry we want to hear from you. You will be responsible for two of the company`s sites within the UK, travelling between the sites and staying over night as required. You will work in the site closer to your home for 3/4 weeks then travel to the other site for 1/2 weeks.


- Will work to and ensure that all work performed within the laboratories are completed to GMP compliance and GMP standards.
- Responsible for the financial management functions of the laboratories and ensure the financial budgets are not exceeded.
- Provide weekly / monthly updates of the team`s performance to General Manager.
- Manage the team to ensure that all targets and timelines are achieved.
- Manage the supplies / consumables across the laboratories.
- Ensure that all tests carried out are to strict compliance with the standard test methods.
- Ensure staff levels are to the correct level at all times and recommend any changes to the teams if necessary.
- Provide updates on improving the business`s performance and provide technical / personal development to your teams.
- To write / review / approve protocols and reports as and when required.
- Manage all the microbiology projects, routine environmental monitoring, calibration, qualification and the record keeping for the facilities and other associated laboratory equipment.
- Ensure team compliance and recording of all work on controlled worksheets and lab books in accordance with standard operating procedures.
- Attend Monthly management meetings with other departments and update accordingly on current work load.


- Degree in related subject preferred / may have a HNC / HND with appropriate experience.
- Member of the Royal Society of Biology (preferable)
- Appropriate experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, or equivalent.
- Previous supervisory or management experience is desirable
- Excellent knowledge of GMP / Pharmaceutical polices
- Project management experience

Keywords: Microbiology, microbiologist, laboratory, gmp, pharmaceutical, supervisory, management, good manufacturing practice,

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