Senior Laboratory Manager (University of The Bahamas)

Name of Company / Institution: University of The Bahamas

Work Location: Oakes Field, Nassau, Bahamas

Company Brief Description:

The Small Island Sustainability Research Complex at University of The Bahamas is comprised of approximately 12,000 square feet of research, teaching and office spaces. There are six laboratories dedicated to sustainability science research in chemical and environmental analysis; plant, soil and water sciences; laser, optical and atmospheric sciences; natural products research and development; spatial visualization and remote sensing; and plant biotechnology. Several of the laboratories at the SISRC will utilize a shared services model and will provide testing and development services for external customers. The SISRC is in the early stages of development and requires an experienced manager with a track record of working through the inevitable challenges that come with establishing a world class research and testing facility.

Job Title: Senior Laboratory Manager

Available Slots: 1

Job Responsibilities:

Oversee the installation, operation and maintenance of analytical chemistry equipment such as ICP-MS, GC-MS and HPLC as well as support systems for gas handling, vacuum and cooling.

Establish procedures, protocols and schedules to facilitate the smooth operation of the laboratory for the benefit of external and internal customers.

Develop a safety management plan inclusive of chemical storage and disposal.

Work with the laboratory director to hire, train, supervise and evaluate laboratory personnel.

Support the work of the scientific research or testing team. This may include method development and instrument customization.

Troubleshoot and perform or oversee repairs on mechanical, electrical and electronics equipment.

Implement systems to track purchases and inventory of equipment, supplies and consumables.

Assist the director in ensuring laboratories are accredited as/if necessary.

Prepare technical reports related to laboratory performance with a focus on continuous improvement, safety and financial sustainability.

Perform other relevant duties as needed.

This description is a summary and is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time according to business and technical needs.

Job Qualifications:

Master degree in a science or engineering discipline

Minimum of eight years working in a laboratory environment as a manager

Proficiency with standard software for office related and technical tasks.

Additional education may substitute for experience and vice versa so exceptional candidates that do not meet the degree or experience requirement are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: PHP 30,001 and above

Contact Person / Details:
Carlton Watson
+1 (242) 302-4400
carlton.watson@ub.edu.bs

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