Senior Manager Laboratory Operations, Asia Pacific

Job Details

Salary will commensurate in accordance to experience
Job Type
Gilbert Khor
Contact email
Email Gilbert
Contact phone
65 6692 0742
about 1 year ago
  • Laboratory Operations Management
  • Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Leadership Function
The position will require you to be responsible for the general operation and effectiveness of the regional laboratories under your portfolio which includes QC, Microbiology , R&D labs.


  • To plan and implement a professional staff structure to support the various department's/service's responsibilities.
  • Ensuring on-time and reliable support to the plant operations, R&D, Quality etc. for various activities needed that could be in new product launch, quality deviation investigation or scientific affairs requirements etc.
  • Ensure that all laboratories in-charge of are in accordance to the regulatory guidelines for the respective countries i.e. GMP, GLP, FDA guidelines where neccessary.
  • Supervise and manage all staff under the care, ensuring they are properly trained, with proper guidance provided where necessary.
  • To improve quality and safety of the laboratories, ensuring no hazard are expose or minimize within the environment.
  • Plan, implement procedures and policies to improve the general efficiency of the laboratory services.
  • Prepare budget, leave, asset verification and disposal for the laboratories.
  • Responsible for recruitment of laboratory staff, promotion and annual appraisal of staff.
  • License holder for the hospital NEA Hazardous Substance Permit and Petroleum and Flammable materials storage.
  • Act as the representative for Global QA meetings and other initiatives or harmonisation projects.
  • Be involved in process improvement to continually improve the capabilities of the company.


  • A University Science Degree / Post Graduate Degree in relevant subjects with relevant experience or higher qualification is preferred.
  • Preferably with 3-10 years’ experience of running a laboratory.
  • Leadership qualities, good interpersonal management, computer literacy and writing skills.