Deputy Lab Manager


REF: CRP1942

Do you have a background in Analytical Lab Management? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a leading and highly successful testing organisation? Check out this full time, 12-month fixed term vacancy!

Key Information

  • South East
  • 07376 380880
  • Fixed Term, Full-time
  • 17-05-2024
  • £35,000

Job Description

A leading and successful provider of analytical and environmental testing services are currently seeking a Deputy Lab Manager to join their team in Oxfordshire on a full-time basis, initially for a 12-month Fixed term contract, with possibilities for extension or to go permanent.  Ideal for a candidate with a background in managing analytical teams in a UKAS ISO17025 lab. Commutable from Oxford, Abingdon, Wantage, Swindon, Didcot, and Newbury.

Role Overview

  • Ensure the efficient running of the laboratory.
  • Monitor staff performance and KPIs, providing support and coaching as needed.
  • Monitor and optimise existing processes, procedures and methods.
  • Manage instruments and equipment portfolio.

To be considered...


  • A Degree or equivalent in Chemistry related discipline (essential)
  • Experience managing teams in an analytical chemistry Laboratory.  (essential)
  • Working knowledge of relevant regulations and standards, particularly ISO17025, MCERTS and relevant H&S standards.
  • Experience in the field of Radiochemistry is highly beneficial but not essential.

In return

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading analytical testing services provider, with opportunities for contract extension or progression to a permanent role with the business.   

For more information or to apply, please contact Louis Williams.

Due to the volume of applications received on a daily basis, we find it incredibly difficult to respond to each and every one. Should you not hear back from us within two weeks, please assume your application was unsuccessful on this occasion.

Network Scientific is an award-winning science recruitment agency specialising in the provision of temporary, permanent and contract recruitment services to the scientific and related technical industries. We’re an ethical and knowledgeable consultancy passionate about our candidate care.

If you feel this role is not right for you but are interested in other opportunities in the Scientific sector, please take a look at our company website.

Please note that all applicants for this role should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Network Scientific Recruitment, part of Network Scientific Ltd. is an Employment Business/Agency.


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