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Assistant Animal Technician - United Kingdom  

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Posted on : 24 May 2017

Project Description

Department Marketing Statement
  • For nearly 70 years, our company employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. 
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  • In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
  • We are seeking Assistant Animal Technicians for our Safety Assessment site.


Responsibilities
  • As an Assistant Animal Technician, you will join a dedicated team involved in caring for a variety of laboratory animal species in a wide range of pre clinical studies.  
  • You will carry out general husbandry tasks in compliance with study protocols and SOPs, also participation in the technical aspect of studies
  • We offer comprehensive training which is linked to a career progression programme to help further your career.
  • You will be required to participate in the overtime rota, weekends & weekday evenings, for which additional payments will be made.



Specific criteria that you are required to meet include:
  • You will show a caring self motivated attitude to animal welfare and continuous improvement.  Enthusiasm, work ethic and eagerness to learn
  • Strong desire to work with animals combined with a high level of empathy and respect.
  • Ability to complete tasks without deviating from SOPs
  • Competent data recording to GLP without errors
  • Motivation to commit yourself to the demands of a busy working environment.
  • The ability to work independently as well as being a good team player



About Safety Assessment Business
  • Our company  is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.
  •  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.



About Us: 
  • For nearly 70 years, our employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.  
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.  
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  •  In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. 
  • Our company is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development.  
  • Our company also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities.  
  • Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. 
  • With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.   
  • Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.  
  • We are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives.  
  • Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.  
  • We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. 



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet



Data Protection
  • This information will be used by our company for the purpose of recruitment and selection only and the administration thereof.  
  • The personal information that you give us will also be used in a confidential manner to help us monitor our recruitment process.
  •  In the event you are recruited, your data will not be used other than in the normal course of business and the administration of your employment with us.   
  • We may check the information collected with third parties to ensure its accuracy and we may also use or pass to certain third parties information to prevent or detect crime or in other ways as permitted by law.  
  • By submitting this application form to us, we will be assuming that you agree to the processing of sensitive personal data in the manner described above.