Associate Director, Biosafety – Merrick/Life Sciences
Merrick & Company, an employee owned company, is seeking an experienced Associate Director in Biosafety to join our growing team. The person would become a crucial part of a key Merrick growth initiative in Life Sciences, Biosafety & Biosecurity, and Laboratory Operations markets. This position will be in Manhattan, KS.
The Associate Director (AD) must be capable of directing and managing a multi-faceted series of projects related to laboratory operations, operational planning, and biosafety & biosecurity (BS&S). The AD would serve as the point of contact on a team of scientists, engineers, subcontractors, and subject matter experts. The position will work interactively with other teams responsible for laboratory operational planning, development of laboratory IT systems, development of laboratory programs (e.g., biorisk management, large animal laboratory issues, etc.). This position requires the ability to not only be proficient in the laboratory operations but to also direct various teams toward high-quality product development. The AD will often interface with Merrick clients to develop high-level execution strategies, problem solving, planning, and execute overall program coordination for high-visibility projects, and as such must possess excellent consulting skills. Business Development activities are expected. This position requires a high level of demonstrated effectiveness in working with Federal clients, other consulting team members, and in marketing these services to public and private entities.
The successful candidate will be required to interface with clients, and Federal, Local and State government contacts for Life Sciences projects located anywhere within the U.S. Moderate travel (up to 30%) may be required.
Roles and Responsibilities
This job operates in both a professional office environment and construction environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, plotters, and scanners.
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Merrick & Company, an employee owned company, offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.
We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.
Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.