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Laboratory Manager - Analytical Services - Manchester

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 1044 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 Jul 2018
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Laboratory Manager – Analytical Services

Entrust are currently supporting an impressive, growing science led business who are focused on delivering a comprehensive platform of services to clients requiring innovative science-based solutions.

The role is offered on a full time permanent basis and is based on their site in Manchester.

The role will manage a scientific function (Environmental) to ensure operational delivery of targets, along with working with business development and senior management on the strategic development of the business.

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop and grow teams in the Laboratory.
  • Understanding of the team's financial performance in line with Company requirements on an ongoing basis, including all monthly, quarterly and annual outputs.
  • Operation in line with the Company Protocols and Business Strategy.
  • Contribution to the budget process and business review/strategy.
  • Managing teams to deliver quality outputs in a timely fashion and within budget whilst taking account of the customer needs and expectations.
  • Implement the business strategy to maximise the extent and pace of the laboratory development.
  • Providing leadership and direction to the team members within the laboratory and ensuring high levels of team performance, development and motivation.
  • Oversee analytical resourcing and management to ensure timely delivery and testing profitability.
  • Pro-actively identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, profitability, quality and efficient ways of working.
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues throughout the business to share resources, technical knowledge and generally support all forms of business activity.

Ideally you will have a strong background in the following:

  • Relevant Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry etc.,
  • Team Leadership and Management Experience
  • Knowledge of market conditions, opportunities and competition.
  • Sound understanding of customer base.
  • Team Leadership.
  • High Level influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Proven commercial and operational awareness.
  • High-level interpersonal skills.
  • Robust project management capability.
  • Adept at coaching and mentoring team members and guiding career development.

My client offers:

  • A great working environment
  • Great Career Progression
  • Market Leading Staff Salary
  • Outstanding Company Benefits  

If you are interested in discussing things further then please contact me on 01224 608988 or email

Entrust People are a specialist European life sciences resourcing partner who is dedicated to finding the best talent in the niche disciplines which our business supports.