Animal Services Manager
Job Id :2192-1815-73282255
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CSL Behring

  • Full time
  • Parkville VIC, Australia

Job Summary: Parkville VIC With operations in 35+ nations and ~ 20,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

Job Details: CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma , one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Responsible for leading the Seqirus Parkville Animal Services team of ten, and working between the Woodend and Parkville (Australia) sites, the Animal Services Facilities Manager is a full-time permanent role which requires complex decision making and liaising with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders across the business.

Specific responsibilities in this interesting and varied role will include:
Manage and undertake all Animal Facility Manager responsibilities as outlined in the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes (Australian Code) and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (POCTA);
Manage the Antivenom production processes ensuring they are conducted in accordance with cGXP requirements;
Manage all Animal Services facilities, systems and processes ensuring they are compliant with the relevant quality, regulatory, safety and environmental standards;
Manage all animal husbandry, breeding, housing, care, technical requirements;
Manage animal care and use policies, standard operating procedures and programs, to comply with regulations;
Continuously identify and implement improvement programs to achieve best practice standards in animal care;
Participate as an active member of the CSL Animal Ethics Committee and provide support to Animal Ethics Compliance Officer/AEC Executive Officer and Animal Welfare Officer;
Manage commercial farm production activities including agronomy (paddock rotation and management, crops, irrigation) and livestock sales at the Woodend Farm.
To be considered for the role, candidates must possess:

· Veterinary degree or Animal Technology qualification; or Relevant Science degree or equivalent qualification;

· 5 years minimum experience in managing a small animal and/or large animal facility; or 5 years minimum experience in managing a GMP manufacturing operation;

· Experience in the application of cGxP in the pharmaceutical industry;

· Experience in the application of the Australian Code and POCTA for animals used in research and for biological production;

· Experience in liaising with Regulatory and Industry groups;

· Experience in budget management.

To be successful in this role, candidate must be:

An excellent oral & written communicator across a broad range of internal and external stakeholders;
Strong people leader: able to manage, coach, motivate and lead;
Extremely well organised, proactive and focussed on deliverables;
Passion, enthusiasm to drive through change;
Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel.
If you are looking to develop your skills and shape the health of Australians, please apply with your resume and cover letter, which must address the selection criteria above, and include the reference number R-102724

Applications will close on Friday 22 November 2019.

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