Are you a scientific people-person with high energy and drive? Are you motivated to undertake a key position in a matrix environment? Then this might be the right opportunity for you! Avantor Services is now recruiting a Laboratory Manager to join their growing Laboratory Management (LM) team for a permanent position at AstraZeneca Gothenburg. Avantor Services provide a broad variety of on-site laboratory services for major pharmaceutical customers and work collaboratively with clients to provide the resources necessary to deliver core scientific activities. This is an exciting new role where you will have the ability to create and shape the setting that ensure superior customer service and an optimal laboratory workflow. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the application at your earliest convenience. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

Om tjänsten
As a Laboratory Manager you will be part of a skilled and collaborative LM team with responsible for the day-to-day operational management of a defined set of laboratories by providing a single point of contact for scientists with expertise in tissue biology. To allow the scientists and laboratory staff to practice core scientific activities in a high performance culture you are expected to: •Act as the first point of contact for all research staff within the laboratories. •Liaise with AstraZeneca’s facilities management team, suppliers, senior stakeholders and scientists ensuring continuity of key services and efficient communication and information sharing. •Monitoring and maintenance of equipment as well as laboratory resources to ensure a safe and secure working environment. •Performs staff inductions & training and handles external visitor management and customer meetings. •Work with the scientists and on-site service providers to identify future requirements and new innovations in technology to further enhance scientific capability within the function. •Assists in development of work instructions for various processes in the lab particularly focused on reagents/consumables and cost saving recommendations. •Facilitate laboratory consumable inventories and provides reports to the different department’s leadership team as requested.

Vem är du?
In order to understand the instruments and the scientists working in the provided laboratories you should ideally hold a PhD degree in tissue biology or equivalent. You should also have experience of working in a laboratory environment with previous laboratory management or coordination responsibility. Knowledge of histology and human tissue handling is of great advantage as well as an interest in microscopy. To enjoy and be successful in this role you should be a positive people-person with high energy and drive, who likes coordinate multiple tasks and finding solutions. Strong communication skills in English are key in this role as well as an understanding of different cultures. You need to be comfortable to take initiatives and make clear decisions in a matrix environment. By nature, you are service-minded, organized and like change management.

Om verksamheten
Scientific research advances relentlessly. As the world demands solutions for increasingly complex medical conditions and diseases, scientific organizations face greater pressure to develop breakthroughs —and to do it quickly. With Avantor Services, life science companies can take advantage of our world-class expertise in key areas such as compliance, scientific operations and digital technology — to improve productivity so they can focus their time developing the next scientific breakthrough. Avantor Services has built its reputation on mastering day-to-day operations, so that the customers can focus their high-value resources on core priorities. As our customers’ needs have evolved, so have our capabilities. We have become experts in scientific operations, improving performance with sophisticated solutions and providing guidance on best practices. AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. In addition to being one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca is proud to provide a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and cross-boundary collaboration. Within this environment employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives, and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.


Poolia Life Science is responsible for this recruitment process. The permanent employment will start in April 2020 or after agreement.



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