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Barinthus Biotherapeutics

Laboratory Facilities Manager

Salary Range: £55,000 to £65,000

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Harwell, UK


On Site Role

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Barinthus Biotherapeutics is calling for a Laboratory Facilities Manager who is not just looking for a job, but a mission. With us, you’ll embark on a journey of operational mastery, ensuring that our facility is not just a building, but a beacons of innovation and safety.

What’s in it for you?

  • Shape Your Future: With a high degree of autonomy and direct reporting to the C-suite, you have the unique opportunity to sculpt the department in your vision, making strategic decisions that will leave a lasting impact.

  • Be a Trailblazer: Be part of a rapidly growing business that’s reshaping the healthcare landscape.

  • Empowering Benefits: From pension plans to healthcare, and share options, we invest in your future.

  • Innovative Culture: Work in an environment that values Leading By Example, is Team Focus, Acting With Impact, and upholds Trust and Respect all to Deliver Excellence.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Be the Backbone: As the Laboratory Facilities Manager, you’ll ensure our laboratory and the wider building is a safe and productive environment, the heart where science thrives.

  • Drive Change: Implement solutions and policies that shape the future of our laboratories and offices.

  • Lead with Care: Manage Health, Safety & Environmental (HS&E) issues, fostering a culture of safety and responsibility.

  • Empower Growth: Your role is pivotal in supporting our teams, ensuring they have the tools and environment to succeed.

  • Facility Stewardship: Oversee the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and organization of our laboratory and the wider building.

  • Strategic Planning: Work closely with all groups to assess needs, plan, and execute new solutions.

  • HS&E Leadership: Advise and lead on all HS&E matters, driving policy development and ensuring compliance.

  • Collaborative Engagement: Liaise with landlords, contractors, and manage third-party service providers.

  • Leading From The Front: Direct line management of a team of seasoned Laboratory Services professionals.


Essential skills and requirements:

  • Operational Expertise: Proven experience in managing life science laboratory facilities.

  • Project Management Prowess: Exceptional skills in planning and executing projects.

  • Industry Insight: Understanding of the drug development industry and HS&E in a life science setting.

  • Laboratory Exposure: Extensive experience working in a lab environment with GxP experience.

  • Qualifications: An undergraduate degree in science and H&S qualifications are highly desired.


Barinthus Bio is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. As an employer, we are committed to ensuring representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.


Why wait? The time is now! Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Apply today and become the operational heartbeat of Barinthus Biotherapeutics. With us, you’re not just managing facilities; you’re nurturing the ground where science flourishes.

Barinthus Biotherapeutics awaits your expertise. Are you ready to take the reins? Apply now and let your career flourish in an environment where operational excellence is just the beginning.

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