Head of Laboratory Animal Services, Novartis Basel


Position title: Head of Laboratory Animal Services
Company name: Novartis Basel
City: Basel
Country: Switzerland

Position description: 
As Head of Laboratory Animal Services (LAS) for Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Basel (Switzerland), you will be responsible for the strategic vision of LAS Basel and all operational business, veterinary, technical services, transgenic services and animal husbandry. You will lead an overall team of approximately 40 employees plus contractors and temporary personnel that support approximately 300+ researches; manage an area of 6000m2 in-vivo space; oversee the programs of multi-species and multi-buildings. 

Minimum requirements - PhD or Master in veterinary, medical or biological education with in-vivo research background
Business-level/advanced English and at least intermediate German; French is advantageous
Minimum experimental status (VD)
Significant experience in senior level laboratory animal care program management
Used to collaborating successfully with various stakeholders and teams of expert scientific and support staff at all levels
Very strong interpersonal and leadership skills; demonstrated ability to influence; used to fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect
Proven track record of leading (via line and matrix management) and coaching/developing multiple diverse teams within the unit you are responsible for
A creative and innovative approach with a sharp and objective intellect, experienced balancing strategic thinking with detailed analysis
Proven planning and organizational skills in a complex and diverse environment

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(please note, ECLAM has requested further information on whether an ECLAM Diplomate might be accorded higher preference)

Company name: ECLAM
Name: Janet Rodgers
Phone: 0012105428984
Email address: ECLAM.assistance@gmail.com
Website: eslav-eclam.org/eclam