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About the role
The Division of Biomedical Services, University of Leicester is a state-of-the-art small animal facility that supports biomedical and translation research in the College of Life Sciences. The Division is seeking Deputy Facility Manager to be involved in day to day operational management of the facility and deliver technical and scientific procedural support and all aspects of animal care and welfare. The facility primarily consists of rodents and fish and carries a wide variety of interesting pre-clinical work including breeding of genetically modified animals, testing of new treatments for human diseases, surgical work, gene editing and embryo/sperm cryopreservation.
About you
With substantial experience of working with animals in a scientific environment you will have a detailed knowledge of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 and a thorough understanding of other relevant legislation. You will have Home Office License Modules 1-3  and ideally be NACWO trained. 
 
You must have excellent organisation skills, able to manage your own and others' time to ensure all services are delivered to a high standard. Experience of managing a team would be beneficial. 
Additional information

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to dbsadmin@leicester.ac.uk.