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Laboratory and Safety Manager

UCL

Location: London, Work from home
Salary: £38,308 to £46,155
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd November 2022
Closes: 7th December 2022
Job Ref: B04-03024

About us

The Institute for Materials Discovery (IMD) has been established since 2014 and is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MAPS). IMD offers a uniquely stimulating, diverse and open environment pursing high-quality research and teaching. Our mission is to link fundamental knowledge of materials science across UCL, creating new research opportunities, for tackling global challenges including, but not limited to transport, energy, environment, and health-care. We encourage suitable applications from, broad backgrounds including those who are under-represented in the sector and IMD.

About the Role

The Institute for Materials Discovery wishes to appoint a Laboratory and Safety Manager who will take responsibility for all IMD laboratories at Bloomsbury campus and cooperate with peers in IMD Laboratories at UCL East Campus. The appointment is an open-ended appointment, and the post holder will also be expected to hold office hours. The role holder will uphold a high health and safety standard including the maintenance of equipment and responsibility for operational processes. The role holder will work closely with other departmental Safety Officers to support interdepartmental projects.

About you

Applicants should have a degree in materials science, chemistry, physics or engineering. Experience of working in a wet chemistry or materials laboratory and of managing Health and Safety in a laboratory environment is essential. Proficient knowledge of Health and Safety at work with the ability to conduct risk assessments and accident investigations, along with excellent time management, interpersonal and communication skills, you will have the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders. Experience and knowledge of managing workshop machinery and lasers would be desirable.

Further details:

  • Please refer to the Job Description for a detailed list of duties and responsibilities
  • The UCL Ways of Working for Professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more

What we offer

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:

  • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
  • Additional 5 day's annual leave purchase scheme
  • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE)
  • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
  • Immigration loan
  • Relocation scheme for certain posts
  • On-Site nursery
  • On-site gym
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service
  • Discounted medical insurance Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’ talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.

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