Closing Date: 24 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Covance is looking for Licensed Animal Husbandry Technicians in Harrogate (Full and Part time Positions).
COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.
At Covance, we are committed to advancing health care and bringing new medicines to market sooner. As the world’s most comprehensive contract research organization (CRO), we provide high-quality nonclinical, preclinical, clinical and commercialization services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to transforms today’s health care challenges into tomorrow’s solutions.
Be a crucial link in our growing chain
Are you passionate about working with animals?
Do you value and understand the importance of an animal’s wellbeing?
If so this is a great opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team providing the highest level of care expected by Covance, one of the leading global drug development services companies.
Conducting a wide range of drug development studies, we offer unique opportunities for you to develop your technical skills whilst working with a wide range of species.
At Covance, we value all employees equally, because every team member is essential to our success.
On top of being valued and respected, the opportunity for progression is excellent, we invest in your development and will help you to progress along whichever career path you choose which will be both flexible and rewarding.
If so this is a great opportunity to part of a highly motivated team providing the highest level of care expected by Covance, one of the leading global drug development services companies.
Based at our key Early Development site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, you will enjoy a position at the very forefront of our toxicology operations. Indeed, as an experienced Technician, you will be provided with the opportunity to leverage your procedural expertise and professional enthusiasm to ensure the accurate collection and recording of scientific data – in-line with the requirements of our clients' drug development studies.
The role of the Licensed Animal Technician is primarily concerned with the day to day husbandry/care of animals within Animal House Operations and the collection / recording of scientific data. The role involves learning and conducting routine regulated animal procedures licensed under UK legislation.
Required skills, Experience and education:
Previous experience of working with animals in a regulated environment would be an advantage but is not essential.
* Terms and Conditions: These will be discussed with you if and when interviewed by a member of the recruitment team and also explained in writing at the time of any offer of employment
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