Managing Director

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Managing Director to manage & oversee the running of a commercial laboratory. This is a full time permanent role and based in County Carlow.


My client provides provide a comprehensive range of testing for the Agricultural and Environmental sectors in Ireland. Agricultural testing includes testing soil for a number of nutrients along with trace elements to ensure optimum growth for all crops. Other services include providing environmental testing on water for a range of tests including dangerous substances , organic pollutants & toxic substances.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring operations and quality
  • Help provide leadership and communication of the company vision and goals
  • Liaise with managers/staff to ensure customer satisfaction for all services provided
  • Develop and implement an appropriate management training program for senior managers
  • Lead improved business systems and processes across the business operations
  • Mentor staff and recommend training for growth and professional development
  • Plan, develop and implement agreed strategies to meet performance goals
  • Collaborate on sales and marketing efforts to expand analytical services offerings

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc/BA in Technical field; MSc/MBA and/or more advanced degree is a plus
  • 10+ years of experience in management
  • Must have successful experience in laboratory, project and quality management systems.
  • Solid understanding of business functions including HR, Finance, Sales & Marketing.
  • Excellent communication (English), HR and IT skills are required.
  • Embrace challenges with managing a commercial laboratory and consulting firm.
  • Display a willingness to engage employees at all levels across all functions
  • Demand accountability and be an integral part of wider team
  • A background in the agricultural sector would be a distinct advantage.


Salary based position ( DOE )

To apply

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