Sep 26, 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 build 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 include, but are not limited to:
• Collaborate with Oncology scientists to understand the research needs and ensure an organized and functional lab space.
• Manage lab supplies by working with key vendors and internal partners including being responsible for managed stocked programs supporting the department.
• 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
• Support Lab Equipment Management including maintenance, inventory, life cycle management insights, etc. Support the ordering and installation of lab equipment.
• Coordinate internal lab moves and lab space for new hires, recommend changes for space optimization, and coordinate regular lab cleanups.
• Oversee and maintain labs to ensure full compliance with Health Safety & Environment program, Business Continuity, Sustainability initiatives and Compliance.

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

What you'll bring to the role:
• B.S. or M.S. degree in a scientific subject area with 5+ years working in a drug discovery environment.
• Proficient knowledge of a biology lab including understanding of workflows, equipment and consumable needs in this environment.
• Operational experience desired or experience partnering closing with Operational colleagues.
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, creative problem-solving capabilities, and willingness to work in a team environment are important.
• Ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment to solve problems is required, as well as to prioritize effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
• Good knowledge of MS Office, with a strong expertise in Excel. Curiosity about learning software such as SharePoint desired.

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or 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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Oncology NIBR
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
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Senior Specialist, Lab Operations

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