Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by INC Research
The Director, bioanalysis is responsible for the overall management of laboratory operations and the laboratory employees and processes that constitute operations.
Fulfil management responsibilities with respect to Good Laboratory Practices.
Ensure laboratory operations are compliant with the appropriate regulatory requirements.
Represent the company with clients and prospective clients.
Works directly with business develop directors to maintain existing relationships and develop new contacts.
Provide operational insight for efficiency improvement.
Draft, review, and/or approve Standard Operating Procedures and other documents related to laboratory projects.
Develop scientific, technical, and business strategies to promote the growth and profitability of bioanalytical services.
Supervise, coach, and mentor scientific staff
Oversee development of direct reports by setting goals, conducting performance reviews, evaluating and monitoring training needs, creating development plans, mentoring, and coaching
Set priorities and schedule activities of departmental resources, implement company objectives, and create alternative solutions to address business and operational challenges
Responsible for performing activities that are in compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, Standard Operating Procedures and Operating Guidelines and performing other duties as assigned by management.
Note: This job description describes the principal and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature and main duties of the job as they currently exist, but is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent representation.
Ph.D. in biology. chemistry, biochemistry, or related field
In lieu of degree, ten years of experience in bioanalysis or related field.
Relative alternate certification may be considered acceptable.
This determination ensures the jobholder has sufficient technical ability to perform the role.
Three years of relevant work experience in the management of commercial laboratory.
Excellent communications, presentation, interpersonal skills, both written and spoken, with an ability to inform, influence, convince, and persuade.
Demonstrated strong leadership, line management, tactical and strategic thinking skills.
Experience within a client-service environment, either in a contract laboratory or within a core group at a pharmaceutical company.
Demonstrates skills in scientific problem solving.
Extensive knowledge of GLP guidelines and other applicable regulatory requirement.
In-depth understanding and knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and contract research organizations in general, and the bioanalysis community specifically
Ability to travel as necessary (approximately 25%)