Managing Director BPT Ireland

  • Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
Group's key figures are approx. 3 billion Euros turnover, 400 laboratories across 44 countries and more than 35.000 staff.

Job Description

Eurofins BioPharma International Business Line is a global, premium-class contract research organization (CRO) covering the whole chain of drug development including the preclinical and clinical phases with focus on Early Development, Central Laboratory Services and BioPharmaceutical Product Testing.

Within this International Business line, BioPharma Product Testing (BPT) spans the complete product development cycle by performing analyses at every stage: API & impurities analysis, stability studies, method development and validation, packaging testing (suitability, protection, sterility), cleaning validation, environmental documentation, sterility testing and hygiene monitoring, for small and large molecules. The global network of our local subsidiaries in Denmark, France, Germany, Nederland, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, UK  and the USA guarantees an industry leading range of methods, high capacity, the highest standards in our harmonized QA system and outstanding performance with low turn-around times.

You will be in charge of the business units of Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories in Ireland, with the local head office  located in Dungarvan, County Waterford.  The business focues on serving the Biopharmaceutical and Medical device Industries and has a comprehensive service offering across the chemistry, biochemistry and microbiological sciences.

You will lead and expand the business in the Company along the agreed upon strategy and you will strive to exceed business expansion and profitability Goals.


  • Develop the company’s activities through organic growth with the objective of a achieving 15% organic growth per year, while meeting agreed EBIT growth objectives.

  • Further develop the sales process and ensure that the relations with the clients are good and efficient. Attend meetings / audits with key clients at all levels and develop an in depth knowledge of customer requirements through regular meetings.

  • Develop with the Company’s Board members the local strategy to grow the business and offer new services along the agreed-upon strategy.

  • Execute on the agreed-upon development strategy of the Eurofins Campus in Dungarvan.

  • Coordinate activities with the other Irish sites and the NSC.

  • Improve the technical and scientific capabilities and capacity of the business units by ensuring the appropriate development and application of new techniques and business processes.

  • Improve operational efficiency of the operations. Streamline the operational processes and make good use of IT so as to achieve high efficiency. Support the development, implementation and optimal use of the new Laboratory Information Management System, eLims-BPT, and ensure its efficient usage at all levels of the laboratory to improve productivity, profitability and quality.

  • Make sure that cross-selling synergies with other Eurofins laboratories in Europe are being developed.

  • Support the leadership team to hire, motivate, develop and retain excellent Leaders and employees meeting Eurofins’ preferred personality profile.

  • Define and agree goals and milestones with the leadership team and ensure goals are defined and communicated to their respective teams. Set up Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor progress. Follow up as appropriate and become hands on if required to ensure achievement of goals.

  • Support the Company Board to prepare and propose annual budget and 3 years mid-term plan. Report on any deviations to agreed upon results and work closely with financial controlling.

  • Maintain best in class customer satisfaction, including internal customers.

  • Guarantee and control that all relevant legal and health & safety requirements are being abided to, in the Business Unit(s) under your direct or indirect responsibility, that the accreditations are being maintained and regularly expanded and that all employees act according to Eurofins values.

  • Lead according to Eurofins Leadership Charter and act as a role model for leadership and staff.


Master of science in chemistry/biochemistry/microbiology or engineering with 10 years of relevant experience.

Additional Information


In a fast growing group, successful leaders are frequently being offered increased areas of responsibility (subject to geographic mobility).

Eurofins offers international opportunities to strong performers.

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