Company: Charles River Laboratories, Research Models and Se
Posted on: April 10, 2021
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to
assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new
drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a
significant impact on the health and well-being of people across
the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance,
IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role
in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career
that you can feel passionate about. Job Summary We are currently
seeking a Senior Manager for our Safety Assessment group site
located in Cleveland, Ohio. BASIC SUMMARY:
Responsible for monitoring the overall conduct of technical
activities performed in support of non-clinical and clinical
research studies. Direct daily operations and manage all personnel
related issues. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
--- Provide oversight and management of the technical conduct of
ongoing nonclinical and clinical studies.
--- Provide operational and technical guidance to effectively
manage technical staff in assigned laboratory areas.
--- Work directly with all levels of management to address
cross-department and intra-department technical and operational
--- Provide technical resources for the conduct of non-clinical and
clinical studies by monitoring the daily scheduling of staff and
make recommendations to management for expected additional staffing
needs based on review of projected workload.
--- Resolve technical and operational issues inter- and
intra-departmentally (e.g. troubleshooting procedural,
instrumentation/equipment, technique issues).
--- Review and assess processes, procedures, and services to
identify areas needing improvement.
--- Oversee interactions between Laboratory Sciences Operations and
all applicable departments regarding scheduling staff and
coordinating study-related activities in relation to execution of
the study work as scheduled. Identify lack of resources and
communicate department roadblocks to senior leadership.--
--- Ensure regulatory compliance within the department.
--- Keep abreast of current trends and practices in field of
--- Oversee supplies ordering, receipt, utilization, inventory and
disposition, chemical stock, storage of chemicals and test/control
articles. Ensure operational availability of all laboratory
--- Manage activities of assigned group(s) to ensure optimum
performance of the group/function.
--- Responsible for personnel management activities such as:
scheduling, personnel actions (hiring, promotions, transfers,
etc.), training and development, providing regular direction and
feedback on performance, disciplinary actions and preparing and
delivering annual performance and salary reviews.
--- Ensure optimum performance of group function. Determine and
implement techniques to improve productivity, increase
efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and
maintain state-of-the-art practices.
--- Identify training and development needs of direct reports.
Develop and oversee the implementation of departmental training
programs, including orientation; monitor training programs to
ensure ongoing effectiveness.
--- Assist in the development of short- and long-range operating
objectives, organizational structure, and staffing requirements.
Assist in the development of a departmental plan for backup and
succession of supervisory staff and key technical personnel.
--- Assist in the development and recommendation of departmental
budget. Authorize expenditures in accordance with budget. Approve
budget and expenses of subordinates.
--- Develop and maintain departmental systems and SOPs.
--- Perform all other related duties as assigned.
-- Job Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:
--- Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in
biology, chemistry or related field.
--- Experience: 6 - 8 years related technical experience in a
non-clinical and/or clinical research laboratory. Previous
management/supervisory experience in a GLP/GCP environment
required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may
be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education
and experience listed above.
--- Certification/Licensure: None
-- About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their
preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment
services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory
guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling
studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our
deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that
anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient
journey to market. Each year approximately 300 investigational new
drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization
(CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal
medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery
and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through
preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of
products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory
testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad
portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a
more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs,
enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to
market. With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20
countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to
coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary
perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our
client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology
companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic
institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to
$2.62 billion. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role
in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our
excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all
that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our
work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the
globe. We have proudly supported the development of -85% of the
drugs approved by the FDA in 2019. Charles River Laboratories is an
Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet. If you are
interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need
special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to
complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume
submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources
team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This
contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with
disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of
applications. For more information, please visit
Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
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