May be required to assume responsibilities of Site Operations in the absence of the Site Operations Head.
Schedules staff and assigns resources.
Prepares technical reports for clients, as appropriate.
Identifies resource needs, develops purchasing plans, and coordinates installation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and space, as applicable.
Reviews data, as applicable.
Reviews cost estimates; compiles and provides revenue and forecast information to appropriate Covance staff, as applicable.
Assures staff compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines.
Develops appropriate training plans and ensures staff are trained.
Performs general human resources responsibilities, including recruitment activities, performance evaluations, and progressive discipline. Provides guidance to other supervisory staff regarding these responsibilities.
Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions, and implements action plans.
May act as front line contact for internal and external clients.
Acts as mentor to other staff. Trains staff in operational processes and procedures.
Applies expertise in operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex equipment or software.
Evaluates financial and scheduling data pertinent to scientific operations, identifies potential issues, and recommends solutions.
BS/BA degree in Science plus 7-8 years related experience, and 3-4 years previous management experience. Experience may be substituted for education
BS/BA degree in Science plus 7-8 years related experience, and 3-4 years previous management experience. Experience may be substituted for education.
Knowledge of appropriate regulatory agency guidelines.
Working knowledge of laboratory operations and an understanding of the technical aspects of the laboratory and/or computers and computer software systems.
Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.
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