Vacancies

Join us at this exciting time – a new area of business for an established organisation that is grasping the opportunity to play a key role in helping employees safely return to work in the age of COVID-19. We recognise the essential need to build confidence in the workplace, maintain critical teams and enable organisations to implement measures ranging from infection control to health and well-being.

Grasp this chance to join our team and make a difference on this unique path on which we now all find ourselves. Rooted in novel testing technology developed by our team, we will value your scientific skill and provide opportunities for you to grow and develop with a wide range of activity including research and development, business management, sales and marketing and operations. Be part of our service delivery team, bringing localised testing solutions to our clients, providing fast result turnaround using validated and trust technology.

Our Values

People First

Safety and Quality

Trust

Responsive

Sustainable

Our values speak to the elements that bind and focus our activity. Entrusted with the delivery of potentially life changing information our values are human and people first. Safety and quality, highlight the importance of the data we manage, the trust we are given, the work we undertake and the environment in which it is carried out. Responsive is the nature in which we work and rapidly deploy our services and solutions. And importantly sustainable, the word and its meaning the entire business aspires to circle around.

VACANCIES

Programme Director, Barrow-in-Furness

Circular 1 Health enables mission-critical businesses to continue operating, knowing that their people are going to work safely. We are looking to revolutionise employee and community health and wellbeing through preventative health screening, awareness-raising, and partnerships with experts in the field of mental health and more.

We have the scientific ‘know-how’ we now need someone to bring our vision alive through the development of our systems and smart technologies. Managing our data projects and making health accessible and fun for our users!

You will need robust experience of leading large and complex IT and data projects through to successful implementation, the ability to manage, collaborate with, and constructively challenge project stakeholders at all levels, and experience of actively developing more inexperienced members of the team.

But most of all you will need the drive to make a difference and challenge the status quo, a curious nature, great commercial sense, and the ability to manage multiple projects at once.

Based in Barrow with remote working opportunities, an excellent salary, bonus, car allowance and most importantly a great team.

Interested? Send your CV and covering letter to HR@circular1.com by the 14th June 2021.

HR Administrator

The HR Administrator will support the HR department day to day. The role will report directly to the People Director to ensure the department is running smoothly and efficiently. This will be a busy role that will require quick thinking and the ability to multi-task.

You will be comfortable prioritising and multi-tasking, have a can-do attitude and ability to adapt to the rapidly changing environment driven by customer demands. You will be a problem solver and used to taking the initiative, have the ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues at every level and be passionate about making a difference!

To find out more, send your CV and covering letter to: HR@circular1.com

Laboratory Manager, Manchester
Job title: Laboratory Manager
Reporting To:

Laboratory Operations Manager

Direct Reports:

Laboratory Supervisor

Administration Supervisor

Sample technician

Travel Required: Yes, to other sites as and when required. Fuel can be claimed back via internal expenses policy at the statutory rate per mile.
Location: Manchester
Department: Operations

Purpose of the Role

Responsible for the operational day-to-day management of a Circular1 Health Testing laboratory facility to ensure client contracts are delivered on time and to the highest possible standards and ensuring that lab operations and procedures comply ISO standards (e.g. ISO:15189).

Key Accountabilities

  • Recruit, lead, and develop the team to ensure the provision of an efficient service to the client.

  • Develop appropriate KPIs and deliver the service in line with the SLA ensuring continuous improvement wherever possible.

  • Contribute to the development and management of the health, safety, and quality system, and ensure that all activities are carried out in full compliance with these.

  • Establish appropriate processes and monitoring in line with quality standards and achieve and maintain ISO accreditation.

  • Produce necessary reports and analytical data in line with internal requirements for the Board and Executive Team, and externally in line with client/public agency requirements.

  • Lead on implementing actions from both laboratory internal and external audits and ensure that all corrective actions are carried out in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for maintaining all laboratory equipment, including the calibration and certifying of instrument performance, in line with operational schedules.

  • Place consumable orders and manage stock and supplier performance for the lab understanding that this is a key external cost driver.

  • Troubleshoot procedures to ensure swift problem-solving and continuous improvement across all lab activities.

  • Conduct regular performance reviews ensuring that team members are developed, and appropriate training and updates are provided to ensure ongoing compliance with internal processes and procedures and external requirements and regulations.

  • Keep up-to-date with relevant regulatory/legislative/standards changes and ensure that the service is provided in line with contemporary best practice.

  • Work collaboratively with H&S responsible person to ensure H&S is followed by personnel.

  • Implement and deliver ISO:15189 procedures in the laboratory.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve issues in the laboratory.

  • Responsibility for the rota and resource of the laboratory.

  • Accountability for delivery of customer contracts on time through wider lab team.

  • Ensure equipment is fit for purpose and performing correctly.

  • Ensure environmental monitoring of lab is performed and monitored.

Essential Experience / Qualifications

  • Proven experience of developing a team
  • Honours Degree in Life Sciences/Biomedical Science
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of molecular biology work
  • Good Laboratory Practise
  • Good Management Practice
  • Knowledge of finance and purchasing software and processes
  • Holds a strong understanding of the relevant regulations and standards – in particular ISO9001, ISO17025 or ISO15189
  • Masters in relevant subject area (Desirable)
  • HCPC/IBMS registered (Desirable)
  • Lean management and project management in a laboratory environment (Desirable).
  • Experience of working within a Clinical Biochemistry laboratory (desirable)
  • Experience of working to ISO:17025 (desirable)
  • Experience of setting up and validating biomarker assays (desirable)

Personal Specification

  • Holds a confident approach to their role as a functional lead, adapting a leadership style and encouraging others to follow suit
  • Passionate on attention to detail and the importance of adhering to SOPs
  • Can-Do attitude and work ethic
  • Adopts the work ethic and behaviour or working safely and in line with HSE legislation
  • Passionate about making a difference
  • Problem solver
  • Committed to self-development and the development of those around them
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Curious in nature

To apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to: HR@circular1.com

Administration Supervisor, Manchester

Job title:      

Administration Supervisor

Reporting To:

Laboratory Manager

Direct Reports:

Administration Assistant

Travel Required:

Yes, to other sites as and when required.

Department:

Laboratory Operations

Purpose of the Role

To support the administration of Laboratory Operations by supervising the data processing team at Manchester site.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the Laboratory Manager in the administration of laboratory operations.
  • Ensure all Test requests are processed in a timely manner to support laboratory operations.
  • Ensure all customer results are released within agreed timeframes each day.
  • Allocate work to the data processing team.
  • Produce reports in line with customer requests
  • Ensure quality control measures are observed by the data processing team
  • Assist in achieving KPIs set by the Lab Manager
  • Maintain an appropriate level of office equipment/consumables stock to meet company needs.
  • Assist the Enquiries team with out of hours customer calls.
  • Support the professional development of the data processing team.
  • Support the continuous improvement of company processes.

Essential Experience / Qualifications

  • Proven supervisor experience in a similar role
  • Exemplary IT skills and knowledge of MS Office applications and related software
  • A high level of understanding of GDPR and related data privacy regulations.

Personal Specification

  • Passionate on attention to detail and the importance of adhering to SOPs
  • Can Do attitude and work ethic
  • Adopts the work ethic and behaviour or working safely and in line with HSE legislation
  • Passionate about making a difference
  • Problem solver
  • Committed to self-development and the development of those around them
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Curious in nature

To apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to: HR@circular1.com

Your ideal role!

There could be a role for you, not listed here

If you’re interested in working at Circular1 Health and don’t see a role here for you we would still like to hear from you.  Some of the qualities we typically look for include:

  • A Can-Do attitude and work ethic
  • Passionate about making a difference
  • A problem solver
  • Committed to self-development and the development of those around them
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Curious in nature
  • A team player and thrives in such an environment

Address your CV with a covering letter to HR@circular1.com, thank you for your interest.