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General Manager, Derby


Full-Time (permanent)


Executive Recruit have another General Manager job vacancy for a Derby based client – handled by our Midlands office.

A challenging and rewarding opportunity managing our pharmaceutical and bio-sciences client’s extensive operations site in Derby.

Our clients are well-respected in the pharmaceutical drug trials and bio-sciences research fields and their history extends back many decades. They employ some of the country’s leading scientific researchers and are headquartered in Derby.
Employing a large number of people, their Derby site is a hive of activity and our client is looking to appoint a General Manager to run the entire site’s operations, reporting to the Managing Director. You will also be tasked with managing their satellite laboratories which are situated around the UK, the role requiring travel on a weekly basis.

Responsibility for all aspects of the company’s main and satellite site operations will be the General Manager’s, from ensuring that the HR department runs smoothly with engaged and well-guided staff, to managing the upgrade of technology, labs and facilities and ensuring that the site is running to full capacity, all research, consignments and other activities on time and on budget.

Managing the sites’ environmental policies and procedures will also form a key part of your role, ensuring that the public perception of our client’s bio-science research activities remains positive. You will be a strong communicator, adept at effectively managing the full spectrum of stakeholders, and P&L will be an area you have considerable experience in. This is a rewarding opportunity for an individual who seeks to make a positive impact on a large organisation, paying a salary of up to £70k plus a company car.

To apply you must be legally entitled to work in the UK. Candidates currently registered with Executive Recruit or associated companies will automatically be considered.


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