UK Biobank, Cheadle, Greater Manchester
Permanent Full Time role – 35 hours per week
UK Biobank is one of the world’s leading biomedical data resources, based on a large prospective cohort study of 500,000 individuals from across the United Kingdom recruited between 2006 and 2010. A rich variety of genetic, biochemical, lifestyle and health-related information is available on each participant, making the resource unprecedented in its size and scope. Enrichment of the resource continues, through questionnaires, physical measures, multimodal imaging, metabolomics and proteomic assay, whole exome and genome sequencing and the return of findings from research undertaken on the resource. These de-identified data – the largest and richest dataset of its kind – have been made accessible to many thousands of researchers around the world who are applying their expertise and imagination to make scientific discoveries that will improve human health.
The Assistant Laboratory Operations Manager (ALOM) will be responsible for the daily activities within the laboratory including the management of the staff and equipment. They will line manage the Laboratory Supervisors and support the Laboratory Supervisors in managing the available resource to deliver weekly throughput targets. The ALOM will work closely with the Laboratory Operations Manager to carefully plan new process implementation to ensure staff continue to work in a safe environment and the laboratory objectives are met. The ALOM will also work with the laboratory manager to improve and standardise existing processes.
This ALOM is involved in equipment management including co-ordinating equipment installations, troubleshooting equipment issues and liaising with external parties.
Experience with people management is essential as the ALOM would be involved in staff recruitment and on boarding, engaging and motivating the existing staff and managing the laboratory rotas.
This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to take ownership of the daily laboratory activities, implement working practices to support delivery of a range of projects concurrently and, with support from the Laboratory Operations Manager, to help shape the way the laboratory works.
To succeed in this role you will need to have the following:
We offer a competitive salary, 26 days holiday (rising with length of service), membership of the USS pension scheme and several other employee benefits.
The advert will close on 3rd October 2021 at 5pm.
|Salary:||£32,500 to £37,500|
|Placed On:||7th September 2021|
|Closes:||3rd October 2021|
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