BARC-SA is a specialist boutique laboratory for clinical trials based in Johannesburg, South Africa, looking for an Operations Manager with the ability to “see the big picture”; oversee pre-analytical, analytical, post-analytical and the support departments (procurement, manufacturing) of the company. The key responsibilities include: ensure efficiently management of labour, productivity, quality control and safety measures; enhance the operational procedures, systems and principles in the areas of information flow and management, business processes and enhanced management reporting; Work closely with the Medical Director and management team to set and/or implement policies, procedures and systems to follow through with implementation. Furthermore, the operations manager will be involved in achieving the strategic goals of BARC-SA-one of which is to increase the BARC-SA footprint within the Africa continent.
This is a high level management position and the person is expected to be able to make quick decisions in various different departments to ensure smooth running of the business; have conflict resolution skills; have knowledge of the regulatory environment for laboratory aspects of clinical trials; have strong organisational and decision making skills; deal with all levels of employees and various departments within the company; be deadline driven; be able to keep on top of all day to day operations while at the same time being able to look forward and anticipate future problems.
Qualifications: Relevant degree or diploma in the clinical pathology field; Management degree or diploma would be an advantage. 8-10 years of management experience preferably at an interdepartmental level, have experience working in a clinical pathology laboratory, and have an understanding of the laboratory aspect of clinical trials. Remuneration will be in line with job function and previous experience.
To apply, please send your CV to Nonkululeko Manuel at Nonkululeko.Manuel@barcsa.co.za.
Should you have any queries, you are welcome to call Nonkululeko on 011-242 7214