MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the technical project management and execution of client projects. Required to act as the SME for laboratory processes including microarrays, qPCR and sequencing to advise internal and external clients on project planning.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

  • To contribute to providing a profitable routine analytical and applications Service, working to the standards required of ISO17025, GCP and CLIA for existing and future business
  • Act as the main point of contact for clients and internal stakeholders relating to ongoing genomics projects
  • To liaise with clients to ensure good communication and relationships are maintained to reflect the professionalism expected of a customer driven Service industry
  • Be responsible for the preparation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and close out of Biomarker Services projects
  • To ensure the measured performance associated with each project is achieved or bettered
  • To ensure that project scheduling is implemented and managed to maximize profitability and utilization of resources
  • To communicate clearly, in verbal and written form in order to provide timely information to the relevant personnel to allow the project targets to be successfully met
  • Day to day management of up to 3 laboratory based staff
  • To ensure all staff are trained to an acceptable standard in procedures required to meet the needs of the Service

TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT:

  • Provide technical expertise to the BD team and clients including discussing, advising and guiding technology/methodology choices for the assessment of potential projects
  • Be comfortable discussing, educating and influencing junior (e.g. scientists) and senior (e.g. CSOs) members of staff and clients
  • Act as the main point of contact for repeat Clients; be responsible for costing potential projects
  • Attend conferences as required
  • Attend client visits with the Business Development Team both in Manchester and off site (global travel may be required)

CONTINOUS IMPROVEMENT:

  • Identify and develop new Biomarker Services offerings
  • Ensure any new methods are sufficiently validated prior to implementation
  • Ensure the appropriate literature is read, as well as attendance undertaken at meetings, conferences and workshops to ensure the company is conversant with future developments in scientific, regulatory and quality issues
  • To seek staff feedback on a regular basis to ensure any efficiency improvements are implemented

Email applications to: Justyna.Szymanska-Dajani@hologic.com