May 06, 2022

Job Description

Over 650 associates dedicated to innovative cancer therapies in NIBR Oncology!
NIBR Oncology is seeking a highly motivated, resourceful individual to join the Oncology Operations team to support our daily lab operations in our Cambridge facility.
The successful candidate will collaborate hands-on with both our Oncology scientists and the larger lab operations community at NIBR to create a safe and efficient lab environment. The candidate must be able to network across a large organization, handle a diverse array of tasks each day, as well as communicate effectively. Familiarity with a biology lab setting is essential.
Your Responsibilities Will Include:
• Collaborate with Oncology scientists and local leadership to understand the research needs and ensure an organized and functional lab space.
• Accountable for the local site operations including advising on the efficient maintenance of lab assets required to support scientific goals.
• Provide a key interface between lab associates and supporting NIBR functions, including Facilities, Health Safety & Environment (HS&E), Scientific Operations, and Procurement to provide effective support of Oncology lab operations
• Oversee the support through the Lab Equipment Management including maintenance, inventory, life cycle management insights, etc. Support the ordering and installation of lab equipment.
• Responsible for the coordination internal lab moves and lab space for new hires, drive changes for space optimization.
• Oversee and maintain labs to ensure full compliance with Health Safety & Environment program, Business Continuity, Sustainability initiatives and Compliance.
• Represent the department within the local Operations community, internal support functions and external collaborators and vendors.
• Leads projects and/or initiatives that can be used across groups in other locations
• Support meeting budget targets and prepare reports on mostly local spend and headcount.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements:
• B.S. or M.S. degree in a scientific subject area with 5+ years working in a drug discovery environment.
• Highly skilled at problem-solving and has expertise in analytical skills. Provides detailed instruction and recommends process changes.
• Effective communicator with key stakeholders acting as a departmental advocate.
• Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills, reasoning ability, and skills in managing people and projects
• Operational experience required working in a lab environment.
• Can integrate and interpret complex information to communicate to an audience unfamiliar with the subject.

Why consider Novartis?

769 million! That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Accessibility and reasonable accommodations
The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.


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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Oncology NIBR
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
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Senior Lab Manager, Head of Operations, Oncology

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