Role: Laboratory and Quality Manager

Date Published 18/09/2023

About Us

We are a fully accredited Higher Education Institution specialising in the field of forensic science. Our goal is to bring together professionals in the field and students looking to build their careers in this field. We run an innovative and growing business with a highly dynamic team from across Europe.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for an Laboratory and Quality Manager to join our team. You will join a core team of motivated and ambitious individuals with a shared goal to make an impact in our sector. Our international team and collaborators work from across Europe and globally, giving you a unique opportunity to build your skillset on an international stage.

As our Laboratory and Quality Manager, you will work closely with our academic team and management team in a dynamic laboratory and quality management role which includes client-facing laboratory, strategic planning, quality assurance and problem solving.

About You

The following are our required skills and qualifications:

  • Master’s in a relevant scientific field (equivalent to EQF Level 7)
  • Over 5 years of experience in a laboratory setting, including Quality Assurance
  • Capable of handling changing priorities
  • Technical knowledge of equipment, materials and resources required by the laboratory
  • Experience in academic/laboratory research activities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills including troubleshooting and identifying the issue, proposing efficient and effective solutions and implementing solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as a consistent, dependable performer with an excellent work ethic
  • Keen attention to detail, organised, efficient and proactive
  • Strong time management skills and comfortable working to deadlines
  • Right to work and based in Malta
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite inc. Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and accurately in verbal and written English

Additional Skills and Qualifications (Desirable)

  • Experience in forensic science sector
  • Experience in applying for research grants and funding
  • First-aid certificate

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the right equipment, materials and supplies are available to cater for all students’ & staff need
  • Prepare budgets required for the lab equipment, materials and resources (such as books, journals, equipment, disposables, physical space etc)
  • Ensure office and laboratory EH&S procedures and policies are up to date and fit for purpose
  • Ensure that students and staff are familiar with H&S requirements
  • Prepare quality assurance documentation in line with various accreditations
  • Co-ordinate research activities including research internships
  • Maintain office and lab equipment
  • Liaise with suppliers to purchase the necessary resources
  • In-person sessions setup
  • Handling of organisational insurance
  • Coordination of all in-person events; graduation ceremonies, lab sessions etc
  • Identify, if any, improvement and gaps in lab facilities, suggest practical solutions and management implementation of agreement solutions
  • Manage relevant local permit and licences with regards to lab and teaching facilities
  • Support in business development where appropriate

Kindly complete the form below to apply for this position. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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