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ViroSpot MN assay, a novel tool for antigenic characterization of influenza viruses and serology.
The ViroSpot assay platform is currently available for influenza virus and RSV, and under development for multiple other viral targets.

Virology Contract Research Laboratory

Specialized team of scientists

BSL 2 & BSL 3 Facilities

Large Scale Diagnostic Services

Specialized Consultancy Services

NEWS

ViroSpot MN assay, a novel tool for antigenic characterization of influenza viruses and serology.
The ViroSpot assay platform is currently available for influenza virus and RSV, and under development for multiple other viral targets.

Vacancy

Are you specialized in Facility Management, combined with experience in managing a Facility team in a biological laboratory environment? Then we have an interesting job opportunity for you!

Director Facility

Job description

In this position you manage the Facility department to maintain and expand the Viroclinics-DDL facility activities within location Rotterdam. Facility Management at Viroclinics-DDL covers two main areas: ‘Infrastructure’ (such as planning, design, construction, lease, occupancy, maintenance and furniture of both (biological) laboratories and office space) and ‘People and Organization’ (such as cleaning and health, safety, and environment). We are looking for a Director with ample experience in managing facility processes in a (biological) laboratory environment, supervising and coaching a team of 10-15 employees. You will work from the Rotterdam Science Tower, where our head office is located, and report to the VP Operations of the company.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • You manage output and quality of work within the department, with focus on internal and external facility operations;
  • You develop, coordinate and provide complete work plans for the department;
  • You develop training courses and capacities within the department;
  • You motivate and coach your team to maximize their potential;
  • You assist the management team in further growth and progress of the company;
  • You adhere to stringent protocols according to the quality management system and/or agreements with the clients.

Personal competences

You have an excellent service-oriented attitude in business contacts and good communication skills. You can work independently and are able to motivate and stimulate staff members. Furthermore, it is important you possess good management skills. Keywords applicable to the function are communication, emergency preparedness and business continuity, health and environmental stewardship and sustainability, leadership and strategy, operations and maintenance, project management, quality, property management, and technology.

Required education and experience:

  • At least 10 years demonstrable management experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required;
  • Facility management experience in a biological laboratory-related environment;
  • Project management experience like Prince2 or Lean Six Sigma;
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written (English is a must, Dutch an advantage);
  • A coaching management style aimed at developing skills, training and capacity.

Terms of employment

Director Facility is a fulltime position, for 40 hours a week. We offer you a salary that corresponds with your education, experience and our company policy. We offer you a one-year contract with the possibility of extension and a permanent contract upon good performance. Furthermore, you will receive 8% holiday allowance and travel allowance.

Company Profile

Working at Viroclinics-DDL means working for a modern lab, which analyses samples of several viruses. We are specialized in analyzing serological, virological and molecular samples and we work with a diverse range of viruses, including COVID-19, Rabies, Influenza and Polio. Our clients are pharmaceutical companies and vaccine producing companies from all over the world. Viroclinics-DDL is known for delivering the highest quality by our extended virological knowledge.

Together with 300 colleagues in 3 different locations (Rotterdam, Rijswijk and Schaijk) we work on worldwide developing programs for vaccines and antivirals. Our employees are young, diverse and highly motivated. Besides working hard, we also enjoy sociability, we respect and have an eye for each other and enjoy spending time together on staff events and sometimes also outside work.

In short, do you want to be part of a close, fresh and dynamic team and do you have a passion for virology? Then we are looking for you!

To apply for this position

Would you like to be a part of our Facility Department as Director? Please send your CV and motivation letter to Madri Singh, Corporate Recruiter, via recruitment@viroclinics.com. For further information about the vacancy, please contact us at +316 57389380.

 

OUR LATEST NEWS

Davide Molho, DVM joins Viroclinics Biosciences as Chief Executive Officer

Viroclinics Biosciences B.V. (“Viroclinics”) today announced the appointment of life sciences industry veteran Davide Molho, DVM as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Molho succeeds Bob van Gemen, PhD who has served as the company’s CEO since 2011. This transition is part of a planned succession strategy. Dr. Molho’s appointment will take effect on 1 August 2020.

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