Closing date for applications: 30 June 2021

MAC Clinical Research manages clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry and an exciting range of career opportunities exists in our expanding Clinical Development Organisation.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Clinical Pathology Services Manager to join our dedicated team in Manchester.

Focus of the job is to provide Clinical Pathology Laboratory services across the range of on-site pathology disciplines, data collection and reports for Clinical Samples relating to clinical studies and to be responsible for Quality Management in the Laboratory.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team are essential.


  • Ensure efficient allocation of work to laboratory staff.

  • Schedule and resource appropriately to ensure work can be provided in a timely manner.

  • Ensure tests are carried out in a timely manner and in accordance with SOPs and regulatory requirements,

  • Ensure data produced by the laboratory is accurate and timely.

  • Authorise laboratory reports.

  • Develop supporting staff skills, encourage growth and provide regular performance feedback.

  • Responsible for supervision of the laboratory processes.

  • Participate in scientific review for new study requests, provide pathologist expertise and input for the study requirements as and when required.

  • Responsible for the Quality Management and QMS system with the laboratory.

  • Development of SOPs for all laboratory functions.

  • Ensure that the highest standards of quality and customer service are maintained. Collaborate with Quality Assurance staff on development and implementation of effective programs. Monitor outside proficiency testing program as required; take corrective action promptly when results are unsatisfactory.

  • Ensure continued accreditation with UKAS.

  • Keep abreast of new technical developments. Implement new tests, equipment, programs and/or procedures in the department as needed. Lead continuous improvement initiatives to increase quality of services and operational efficiency

  • Primary liaison with clients and customers for clinical pathology queries.

  • Assist in commercial development of MAC Clinical Pathology offering.

  • Liaise with Vice President Clinical Operations to ensure that services will meet the current and future needs of MAC.


  • Honours Degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent which would allow individual to be eligible for Associate Membership of the Institute of Biomedical Science

  • Biomedical Scientist HCPC registration

  • Experience in maintaining a QMS

  • In depth knowledge of clinical testing procedures and applicable laboratory testing regulations

  • Substantial management performance across a clinical team.

  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines and requirements


  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and will reflect experience

  • Free onsite parking

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years long service)

  • Your birthday off work

MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to fulfil their full potential. You will be working with an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen for you to achieve your career aspirations.

Please note that if we receive a high volume of applications this date may be brought forwards.

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