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Deputy Lab Manager

TFP Belfast Fertility

Belfast, United Kingdom


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We at TFP, are looking for brilliant minds and passionate hearts to help us shape the future of fertility. We are one of the largest fertility service providers in Europe operating our IVF clinics and egg/sperm freezing banks in the UK, Poland and Netherlands. We have embarked on the mission to use technology to provide patients with a memorable best-in-class fertility journey that leads to the best outcome – starting a family!

At TFP, we offer all our patients the care, understanding and expertise that help to bring dreams to life. We are passionate about what we do, which reflects our commitment to creating lives and changing lives.

Science research and innovation are key to how we work and have led to us pioneering fertility treatment for more than 35 years. Many of our clinicians are internationally renowned specialists and we regularly share knowledge across our clinics to further improve our success.

TFP has a national donor sperm bank, its own quality assurance scheme and own training scheme for junior embryologists. In addition, we are proud to say that we offer a clear career framework, support continuing professional development and provide opportunities for staff to travel to other TFP clinics further their learning and support career progression.

The Role:

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a Deputy Laboratory Manager to join our team of highly skilled and dedicated scientists. As well as contributing to the clinical workload, the successful candidate will have opportunities to be involved in training junior embryologists, service development, research, quality management, donor recruitment and project work. The Deputy Laboratory Manager will support the Laboratory Manager in the delivery of the service and management of the laboratory team.

The Location:

Belfast Fertility was established in 2013 and is Northern Ireland’s longest standing private IVF clinic. Due to the passion, expertise and reputation of our team, Belfast Fertility has grown and now performs approximately 500 fresh cycles and 400 frozen cycles per year. We offer a full suite of treatment and diagnostic services, including PGT. Conveniently located in a business park setting on the outskirts of Belfast, adjacent to J1 of the M2, there is ample free parking for staff & patients at the front of the building. Our state-of-the-art laboratory was purpose built in 2013 and is equipped with the latest equipment and monitoring systems that support us in achieving excellent outcome KPI’s. Belfast Fertility was awarded Northern Irelands Fertility Clinic of the Year 2022 at the prestigious GHP Healthcare and Pharma awards and has a 5/5 inspection rating from the HFEA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full range of clinical procedures, including ICSI, vitrification and PGT
  • Communicating with patients about treatment options and results
  • Quality Management, including supporting with audit, document control, non-compliance, quality control/assurance.
  • Assisting in the management of imports/exports, donor recruitment and stored gametes/embryos
  • Resource management, including staffing, consumables and equipment.
  • Operational management including rota’s and workflow.
  • Monitoring KPI’s and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Training, induction and assisting in the performance management of new and junior staff
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Assisting in the delivery of group level projects

Salary: Competitive (Depending on experience)

Location: TFP Belfast Fertility
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

  • Hours of work: 08.00-16.00hrs as standard, with an early start of 07.30-15.30hrs once per week
  • Evening working at approximately 2:4 as part of your contracted hours
  • Weekend working at approximately 1:4 (renumerated with TOIL/overtime)
  • On-Call: Working approximately a 1:4 (remunerated with a daily rate of pay in addition to your basic salary)

Pension: Dual contribution pension scheme

Holiday Entitlement: 27 Days + Bank holidays

Experience Required:  Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience, some preferably at a senior/management level Advanced knowledge of the UK Regulatory Framework Must be self-motivated, eager to learn and resilient. High level of attention to detailed and focused Excellent communication skills
Education Required:  Minimum of a degree in Life Sciences, preferably a MSc or PhD HCPC Registered (or immediately eligible) Fully trained in all clinical laboratory procedures, preferably including biopsy
Salary:  Competitive
Closing Date:  Once position is filled
Reference Number: DLMBF





Contact: Katherine Demou
TFP Belfast Fertility
Edgewater House, Edgewater Road
Belfast, United Kingdom
BT3 9JQ
Website: https://tfpfertilitygroup.recruitee.com/o/deputy-lab-manager-3

Date Added: 14 May 2024    



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