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Facility Management Compliance Officer

Remote Working
Remote Working
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Agenda has a fantastic opportunity for a Facility Management Compliance Officer to join the team in supporting its state-of-the-art in vivo facilities across the UK. The role offers a combination of on-site working at Agenda s facilities, with scope for working from home. The successful candidate will join our Facility Management team to provide licencing and regulatory compliance support to in vivo researchers and Named Persons working across our diverse multi-disciplinary research facilities. Previous experience sourcing and disseminating research materials is desirable but not essential, as the successful applicant will be supported through training and development in the role. Basic Requirements: Degree in a relevant life sciences subject is desirable. Candidates with relevant experience within life sciences will also be considered. Strong understanding of the requirements of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (as amended) is essential. Commitment to upholding and promoting good culture of care. Excellent time management and communication skills, both written and verbal. A commitment to deliver a high-quality service to meet the requirements of customers and colleagues, with an approachable, flexible attitude to providing support. Ability to multitask and work with varied project leads as part of complex multi-disciplinary projects. Good IT skills. Willingness to undertake training as required to support the business in meeting regulatory requirements. Desirable Skills and experience: Experience in the use of the ASPeL electronic licencing system. Experience in reviewing Project Licence applications. Experience of Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body participation. Experience as an AWERB chair. Experience in a Named Person role or as a personal licence holder. Duties and Responsibilities: NIO and HOLC at an Agenda managed facility. Lead delivery of the NIO role across Agenda facilities. Chair and actively contribute to Agenda s Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Bodies Provide first-line licencing support, regulatory guidance and support to facility users, licence holders and Named Persons. Provide support to licence holders in the use of the ASPeL licencing system. Proactively search and disseminate information relevant to the in vivo research conducted in Agenda managed facilities. Triage and monitoring of SC18 reports Oversee the submission of the annual Return of Procedures and annual licence billing processes. Provide administrative assistance to the Facility Management division to support the delivery of training courses. Liaise with researchers and experimental staff to ensure their needs are met. Work with facility teams to maintain compliance with Home Office and other relevant regulatory requirements. Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic. To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process
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  • Job Reference: 705691179-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Agenda Life Sciences
    Agenda Life Sciences
  • Location: North
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent