ICON Clinical Research

Laboratory Supervisor

30 Apr 2021
13 May 2021
R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Title: Laboratory Supervisor

Location: Ireland, Dublin

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for a Laboratory Supervisor to join the team in our Leopardstown, Dublin 18 location.

The Role:

The Supervisor is accountable for leading and managing a team of scientists and/or lab technicians to support Immunoassay/LCMS testing services that achieve quality standard and timeline requirements.
  • Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which center around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
  • As a Supervisor, the employee is expected to recognize the importance of and create a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
  • Manages projects and workload assignments and timely completion by group.
  • Plan and coordinate the daily operational activities for employees.
  • Responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities of the analytical laboratory including responsibility for reagent and buffer preparations, tracking of reagents and general immunoassay inventory
  • Sets goals, assigns and coordinates tasks, ranks priorities, monitors performance, and evaluates performance.
  • Identifies the key elements of a situation and any gaps and inconsistencies in data. Makes rational judgments from available information and analysis.
  • Applies a variety of scientific principles and concepts to complete deliverables.
  • Responsible for quality and compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Plans and maintains sufficient resources to accomplish group tasks.
  • Evaluate, coach and motivate staff.
  • Promote and participate in professional development of scientists and laboratory facilities.
  • Set clear goals and objectives with staff.
  • Takes ownership to lead and develop that team
  • Good understanding and experience of analytical procedures and general laboratory experience.

What you will need:
  • Bachelors in a scientific field with 3-5 years of laboratory experience.
  • Master in a relevant scientific field is desirable.
  • Experience with GLP or other quality systems.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and exhibit appropriate time management skills
  • Ideally, candidate should have 3-5 years of clinical chemistry experience and/or 3-5 years of experience working as a senior/ people leader in a laboratory setting.


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