Clinical Laboratory Manager

  • Auckland
  • Permanent

Want to join a leading clinical research business?

Want to be a part of a group dedicated to saving lives?

One of New Zealand's leading clinical research groups has a unique opportunity for an experienced Lab Manager to join on a full-time, permanent basis.

You will be responsible for all lab operational aspects as well as managing a team of 30, and so management & technical skills are essential for this role.

They are a people-focused business and drive for a healthy work-life balance, offering flexible working and monthly work events to meet the wider company teams!

They have had some huge successes over the years and continue to grow from this and so offer some strong progression opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a large team.
  • Build a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence within the laboratory.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations to ensure efficiency, quality, and compliance with regulations.
  • Actively engage with external stakeholders, customers, and vendors to maintain strong relationships and drive business objectives.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and seek out new opportunities for process optimisation and innovation.
  • Lead the team through periods of change and growth, providing guidance and support as needed.


  • Proven experience in team leadership, ideally within a laboratory setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams through change and drive results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong vision and strategic thinking, with a proactive approach to identifying and pursuing opportunities for improvement.
  • Experience in phase 1 lab research would be desirable, but not essential.

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Salary: $100,000 - $120,000

Position Type: Full-Time, On-Site

Application Process:

To express your interest in this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV now (no need to submit a cover letter - we value your time!).

Equally, please contact Keeley Munday for more details - / +61 (0) 283105854

Keeley Munday Principal Candidate Consultant

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