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Senior Laboratory Manager

An excellent opening awaits you at the Department of Pathology! We have an exciting vacancy in a welcoming work environment.

The Department is one of the larger departments in the University with a highly active research and teaching programme. You will provide technical leadership for the Department's Research Laboratories at our Addenbrooke's site. Acting as a central link between all the professional services and research staff, you will be supporting day-to-day and long-term management of the Laboratories.

Key tasks include:

*Manage laboratory budgets to ensure effective use of funds.

*Negotiate with suppliers in relation to purchases, review and develop timesheet charging systems, ensure charging of technicians is implemented.

*Provide advice to staff and students on experimental design, including materials, design and experimental methods, provide a project management service to researchers and students.

*Provide advice on budgets to assist in the provision of quotations and grant applications.

What we Offer

Professional Services staff play a fundamental role in the School's academic vision of the pursuit of education and research at the highest levels of excellence. The University of Cambridge offers excellent benefits, extensive opportunities in a stimulating environment.

*The University salary structure includes automatic service-related pay progression and an annual cost of living increase. In addition, employees are rewarded for outstanding contribution through a pay progression schemes. Staff also benefit from a generous annual leave entitlement.

*The University offers employees a wide range of competitive benefits, from health care cash plans to childcare, cycle to work scheme, to shopping and insurance discounts.

*University-led initiatives in the areas of equality, diversity and wellbeing include staff and students networks. These include the Women's Staff Network, the Disabled Staff Network, the BAME Staff Network, Parents and Carers and the LGBT+ Network. We hold a wide range of Equality, Diversity and Wellbeing events.

*Wellbeing at Cambridge is a University-wide initiative aiming at supporting and maximising the health and wellbeing of staff. It encompasses a network of Department based Wellbeing Advocates, who provide guidance and signposting about wellbeing issues, including mental or physical health and Dignity @ Work concerns.

*The University offer a range of family-friendly policies, including maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Workplace nurseries, childcare vouchers, a childcare salary sacrifice scheme and a high-quality holiday play scheme are available to help support University employees with caring responsibilities.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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Please quote reference PK36867 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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