Director of Lab Operations

Our client is a Boston-based biotech startup revolutionizing protein therapeutics. We are seeking a Director of Lab Operations to work closely with the founders to make the best possible decisions regarding lab space, equipment and SOPs. Due to new financing, they are planning to move to a bigger lab and need your help in selecting and preparing the lab, organizing the move, defining layouts, and more!


If you’re interested, please contact to apply and interview soon.


You will:

• Drive the move into a new lab space, defining layout and needs

• Establish and maintain safe and reliable lab operations

• Manage purchasing, tracking, vendor relationships, and maintenance of lab instrumentation

• Establish, and maintain lab purchasing systems

• Partner with scientific team to understand research needs and evolve the space and operations to further empower them


You have:

• BS or MS or PhD and 3+ years of experience in lab operations (biotech / pharma)

• Managed or been heavily involved in a lab move

• Implemented operations that are compliant with local, state, and federal laws and regulations

• Excellent problem-solving skills

• Managed purchasing/procurement processes and systems

• Created and implemented new lab operation procedures and protocols (SOPs)

• Inspired others to follow procedures

• Built strong partnerships/relationships (with outside vendors and internal teams)

• A genuine passion for science & developing medicines


Title is flexible and will reflect experience: Manager, Associate Director, Director, Senior Director