Operations Director

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6639

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Responsible for leading and managing efficiently and effectively the operational and clinical support services of the facility by providing strategic and operational input and expertise, overseeing the development and delivery of the facility's annual operating plan and contributing to the development and implementation of the facility's strategy.

Client Details
The client operates and manages the largest network of laboratories in the region.


- Administer, and coordinate function and staff in a major functional area(s) of laboratory services.
- Actively supporting and participating in the review and implementation of facility frameworks, policies and procedures
- Working with the Lab Managers to ensure the facility has in place the systems and processes to support the delivery of operational services and achieve organisational targets and objectives
- Provide guidance and direction for the Lab Manager or lab staff fulfilling their responsibilities to Ensure an efficient and even flow of work assignments personnel and patients
- Responsible for the development, interpretation, dissemination, and practice of organisational policies, procedures, regulations, and information and all Lean and performance and quality improvement planning.
- Direct, assist and resolve problems encountered by supervisors and managers in the development of objectives, physical facility, equipment and supply needs, personnel, organisational structure, work distribution and operational processes.
- Engaging across all service delivery functions to ensure there are robust processes in place and to agree on financial and activity targets for the current year and outline going forward
- Ensuring regular liaison with other facility departments/sections in order to provide appropriate specialist functional support
- Addressing clinical governance issues and taking improvement action as necessary in conjunction with the Medical Director
- Responsible for financial performance management, capital, and operating budget preparation.
- Develop cost-effective programs, and asset management measures to ensure financial targets are met.
- Coordinates departmental purchases, provide guidance monitors and is ultimately responsible for managing supplies and costs.

Job Offer

Opportunity to join a leading healthcare organisation with the largest network of laboratories in the region, including the largest network of ISO Accredited laboratories


- Bachelor's degree in Laboratory Technology / Clinical Pathology.
- 10 - 12 years in managing lab operations, leading P&L and sales functions.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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