Director, IS Government Operations

Charles River Laboratories
Frederick, MD
Nov 23, 2021
Nov 26, 2021
Full Time
For 70 years, Charles River 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.IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.Job SummaryWe are seeking a Director, Government Operations for Insourcing Solutions site in Frederick, MD.The Director, IS Government Operations will be responsible for oversight of Insourcing Solutions (IS) Veterinary professionals and Government Laboratory Animal Operations, including all government contracts or others as assigned and the coordination of all operational support activities, including client relations, employee oversight, training, quality assurance, and Corporate Response Team (CRT) efforts. Ensure personnel and contractual performance is consistent with company standards and client objectives. Responsible for financial management, facility oversight, and client interaction to ensure animal care program support is delivered in accordance with contract Statements of Work (SOW), customer expectations, AAALAC standards and all legal/regulatory guidelines.May provide consultation services, review animal use protocols, serve as an IACUC member and attend committee meetings, perform site visits, and provide clinical support to selected contracts/training center.Prepare and review cost proposals and budgets, and approve accounting invoices for personnel services, equipment and facility maintenance, and the purchase of supplies, equipment and utilities to support government contract operations.Site visit contract facilities to assess the quality of animal care and research support services. Make recommendations for any necessary changes in operational strategy.Support IS business development and sales marketing efforts, including: information gathering and sourcing clients for new contracts, working on contract proposals, etc.Supervisory responsibilities for direct reports include: Monitor performance of direct reports, provide regular coaching and counseling, prepare and deliver salary and performance reviews; assess and approve performance and salary appraisals initiated by direct reports. Ensure that training and development needs are identified, and programs initiated.Job QualificationsEducation: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent in biological sciences or related life science discipline. Advanced degree in business or biological science preferred.Experience: Four or more years working with or for the Federal Government preferred. Experience with a broad range of scientific research involving large multi-species essential. Experience serving on an IACUC preferred.Certification/Licensure: Professional accreditation reflecting advanced knowledge in laboratory animal medicine, animal science or life sciences. ACLAM certification preferred.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.Vaccine MandateCharles River is a US Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees.Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.About Insourcing SolutionsCharles River Insourcing SolutionsA$ cents A cents € zA' can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing SolutionsA$ cents A cents € zA' provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

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