Posted 4 weeks ago

Global Laboratory Workplace Strategist

Salary: Negotiable (depending on experience) + Full Blue-Chip Company Benefits including Healthcare, Pension (4-7.5% matched contribution) + 3x salary life assurance + £6,600 car allowance per year + 27 days holiday plus stats

Location: UK based with up to 75% travel Nationally & Internationally

The Requirements of the Global Laboratory Workplace Strategist:

  • You will have 5+ years of experience working in a role such as International/Global Laboratory Workplace Strategist, Laboratory Workflow Consultant or directly related role in the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry
  • As part of your existing & previous experience you will have had direct responsibility for design, engineering, construction, and validation of laboratory facilities in the Pharmaceutical and/or Biotechnology sectors
  • This will involve workspace consultancy, architectural planning for laboratories, property strategy and real estate & delivery management
  • You will have a consultative approach in order to successfully support & guide the client through the challenges they are facing in the context of laboratory space and workflows
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of your time both Internationally & Globally
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence and effectively manage stakeholder interests in a fast-paced/dynamic organisation, and have experience with commercial numbers and strategy
  • Skilled in leadership with the ability to articulate a vision and drive desired outcomes and digitally literate with experience in harnessing technology to achieve goals
  • Ability to work effectively in high performing teams

The Role of the Global Laboratory Workplace Strategist:

  • As the trusted advisor and subject matter expert for Laboratory workplace strategy you will lead and co-ordinate all aspects of workplace strategy and deployment in relation to laboratory space Globally for a major Pharmaceutical company
  • Deliver management information, insight, and analytics on workplace laboratory performance
  • Promote, educate, and represent workplace in business decision making process in relation to laboratory space
  • Engage closely with the Central Team and Communities of Practice in relation to other related topics
  • Lead the global workplace and scientific discovery experience program integrating: Space, Equipment, Culture, Process and Technology and Service
  • Provide ‘first contact’ engagement with laboratory users and business (introduction of the change, identifying drivers, high level challenges and risks) in relation to laboratory workplace projects
  • Develop dynamic and innovative ways of engaging with laboratory users to ensure maximum impact and participation in the laboratory workplace change process
  • Ensure and facilitate excellent communication with associates, project stakeholders and team members
  • Support regional REFS leadership in managing the pipeline of laboratory change projects
  • Lead in procurement and engagement of local expert teams as required
  • Provide oversight and support to local delivery teams with hands on engagement and involvement in key projects
  • Engage with global/regional business stakeholders and corporate functions (P&O, IT and Comms) to identify strategies and risks for each of the projects
  • Monitor and report critical risks and issues to the CPS and RES head of Region
  • Contribute to continuous improvement programs, identifying and implementing cost savings and business improvement opportunities

Our Client:

  • This role is working within a global leading real estate/ facilities management company who partner with top 5 pharmaceutical organisations, and many well-established, technologically advanced facilities across the world
  • Excellent opportunities to progress internally within the business, and work as part of a leading team – you will make a big impact on the organisation due to the level/ seniority and true need for this individual right now
  • Great team environment where everyone supports each other and offers fantastic opportunities for career progression and growth

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to AND call Oliver straight away on +44 (0) 113 243 3499.

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