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Pharmaceutical Lab Manager

Ref: 80656

  • 55,000-65,000
  • 05 Mar 2024
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Pharmaceutical Lab Manager

About the Company

This position is to join our innovative Professional Scientific Services (PSS) programme. This award-winning programme offers excellent career opportunities for people who have a proven track recording in combining excellent technical ability with first class interpersonal and communication skills.

This is a leading contract laboratory services provider specialised in testing and providing research services to industry renowned clients in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sectors

About the Position

In this role you will manage and co-ordinate off-site Scientific teams and their leaders to ensure the teams are operating to the highest productivity & standards. You will be managing a team of 50-60 people

Key Responsibilities

  • Organise and coordinate teams.  
  • Ensure client turnaround times are established.
  • Establish and maintain clear lines of communication and rules of engagement between the client and team members.
  • Reviewing and improving commercial work practices.
  • Responsible for identifying areas where efficiencies may be improved.
  • Collaborate with senior management.
  • Handling client related queries.


  • A degree or diploma in a related discipline is required.
  • At least 5 to 7 years’ relevant technical experience with at least 2 years at a senior leadership level.
  • Excellent leadership skills and at least 3 years previous management experience.
  • Previous responsibility for approving valid analytical measurements.
  • Knowledge of processes within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries
  • Thorough understanding of the requirements for working in a GMP environment.
  • Ability to engage with Finance and Senior Leaders regarding financial reporting.
  • Understands the financial reporting process and can strategically contribute and quickly learn new processes.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and to form strong working relationships with colleagues.

Remuneration Package

  • Pension contribution
  • Medical insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Bonus scheme
For more information on this position or other life sciences roles, please contact Sam Hennebry on 01-5927842 or hit the apply button below to send your CV. Alternatively, contact him directly via email; [email protected]
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