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Associate Director Microbiology, Carlow



Carlow, Ireland 

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Microbiology Associate Director required for a global pharmaceutical company based in Carlow. This is a permanent position and reports to the Quality Director.

As Associate Director of Microbiology, you will manage a team of Microbiology and Bioassay managers, lead technicians and analysts. You will be responsible for all people aspects, such as coaching, talent development, recruitment and performance management.


* Ensure the highest Compliance standards are met on a daily basis
* Ensure supply of high quality product in line with testing schedules
* Work Closely with the Quality Leadership Team (QLT) on key operational and strategic areas
* Delivery of area performance to meet or exceed performance and quality goals
* Provide sound financial stewardship, management and control
* Lead a cross-functional management team providing ongoing coaching and support, including the identification and development of key talent
* Drive performance and management of individuals and team
* Ensure compliance with safety, health, environmental and cGMP and other applicable regulations.
* Participate in corporate and regulatory audits
* Continuously develop the test and support systems within the laboratories to a state of optimal performance.

Education & Experience:

* Third level qualification (Degree) in a science related discipline, idealy in Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology or Biotechnology.
* Project Management qualification such as, Project Management Professional.
* Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
* Preference for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
* Microbiological department experience in a steriles pharmaceutical plant.
* 10 plus years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry
* Minimum 5 years experience working in senior leadership
* The successful candidate may be required to travel to other sites within Europe or the US.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.
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