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Senior Director, Lab Operations, Asia Pacific

Raleigh, NC Full-Time

Why Labcorp? At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions —because we know that knowledge has the potential to make life better for all. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. Here, you can join our more than 70,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people’s lives. Join us in our pursuit of answers.Asia Pacific is a core element in Labcorp's ability to support the pharmaceutical industry in bringing the miracles of medicine to market sooner. We began operations in the Asia Pacific region in 1988 and today, we continue to grow and now have over 3000 employees in 13 locations across the region. Across our global network of five central labs, we offer the capacity to handle routine testing—and the ingenuity to solve complex challenges—drawing on our 35-year history and the expertise of our scientific, medical, regulatory and operational specialists.Based in Singapore the Senior Director, Laboratory Operations, Asia Pacific, will act as a Regional Leader managing Lab Operations in three locations: Singapore, Shanghai and Japan. You will be also part of the Global Laboratory Operations Team. If you want to extend your knowledge and contribute patient better being through Labcorp drug development, please contact us today to find out more.This position location is Singapore, depending on the candidate profile we will be supporting the relocation.



Optimizes the overall performance of the lab at a specific site by monitoring the delivery of timely testing services, providing the necessary resources to ensure delivery of testing services, and client satisfaction. Provides management assistance to the various technical departments of the laboratory, other support services and functional areas, and leads by example in generating a culture of continuous operational improvement; responsible for delivery of services to meet client expectations.


/Duties:Department Head/Function LeadPeople


1-10 Direct Reports 200-400 Indirect Reports Essential Job Duties: Managerial and Leadership duties and responsibilities:Facilitates the performance of the scientific departments located at the site.Has overall oversight and management of all support activities at the laboratory site to ensure consistency of management administration across all functional areas.Ensures that there are adequate resources, including personnel and equipment, necessary to meet quality standards, client deadlines and productions timelines.Oversees, contributes to, and facilitates the cooperative operational efforts of the laboratory’s technical departments to ensure continuous, effective production.Works directly with the VP Global Lab Operations, in the strategic planning and management of the global laboratory network to ensure operational excellence in the delivery of testing services.

Strategy and Business Development:

Leads the development of the site operating budget and supports and plans the capital budget development to ensure delivery of testing services.Develops and manages budgets, technology plans and tactical operational plans consistent with the execution of the laboratory’s strategic plan.Supports the generation of a reasonably accurate forecast of future workload for the site and the departmental activities at the site.Develops and monitors a consolidated operational scorecard to evaluate operational performance and effectiveness of the site in meeting defined deliverables.Facilitates and supports client visits, audits and inquiries so that they can be addressed in a timely and satisfactory manner.

Performance Monitoring and Evaluation:

Achieves client satisfaction by monitoring laboratory performance using tools to accurately assess delivery of testing services.Contributes to the VP Global Lab Operations’ evaluation of laboratory management staff, especially as it relates to observed managerial skills and the collegial and cooperative operation of an effective laboratory.Facilitates staff development through various internal and external training and educational programs designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of staff members.Utilizes the global laboratory information system to assess performance and quality of laboratory testing services and as a basis for reporting to internal customers.Evaluates production to and correct adverse trends in collaboration with the Department Director and escalates issues to the VP of Global Laboratory Operations as necessary.Ensures global regulatory compliance.Essential External Client-related Job DutiesSupports business development efforts; communicates overall capabilities through written materials, personal meetings and scientific conferences.Ensures client satisfaction with timely communications and by building cooperative relationships between the laboratory and other functional areas.

Scope :

Regional, Manage Laboratory Operations for Singapore, China and Japan Travel


Upon Request% of time: 5%% of the above that requires overnight stay: 5%Travel is primarily to where: As requestedLanguage Skills Required:Speaking /Writing/Reading: EnglishExperience required:Requires 8 years management experience in a clinical laboratory environment; experience in a laboratory performing highly complex testing as defined by the most recent CLIA rules.Education/


/Certifications and LicensesRequired:M.D, PharmD or PhD with specialization in Laboratory medicineExposure to global operations environmentFluent in English; Command of French is a plus.

Computer literateBusiness acumenMBA is a plusCompetencies:

Focus on clientsInnovate and changeDevelop self and teamsWork well with othersGets it doneLabcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement. Job


Job number: 2261676Date posted : 2022-10-11Profession: Lab OperationsEmployment type: Full-Time

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