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Deputy Unit Manager

UCL - UCL Biological Services

Location: London
Salary: £44,737 to £52,764 Per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th January 2021
Closes: 31st January 2021
Job Ref: 1873907

UCL Biological Services is seeking to recruit an experienced animal technologist and proven leader to join as a Deputy Unit Manager. This opportunity will be based at an animal facility on the Bloomsbury campus.

This post is responsible for the everyday organisation of the work of the animal facilities under the management of the Unit Manager, as well as deputising for the Unit Manager. The post holder will be responsible for the supervision of staff including allocation of work, managing rotas and motivation. A key part will be close liaison with the research community and other stakeholders.

Excellent knowledge of the Animals Scientific Procedures Act 1986 and EU Directive;

Knowledge of the latest developments in bio-security, transgenic breeding and general animal welfare;

Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to apply these with stakeholders;

Proven leadership and management skills;

A commitment to the highest standards of animal husbandry and welfare;

Proactive and self-motivated disposition;

Ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any questions then please contact Biological Services Administration at

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Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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