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Stores Manager - QMUL23808

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL23808
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 10-Dec-2020
Closing date: 06-Jan-2021

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About the Role

To work as part of the Finance and Stores Team to provide logistical and technical support. You will manage the School’s Chemical Stores including the online stock system and stock levels, liaise and order consumables in support of teaching and research activity. You will work with chemicals and acids therefore need an understanding of procedures and health & safety.

About You

You must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Substantial experience of working in a scientific store and handling hazardous substances/materials.
  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory health and safety regulations and procedures
  • Significant experience with finance and procurement procedures
  • Proficient in standard IT applications including MS Office
  • Knowledge of an online stock system

About the School

At the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, innovation across different disciplines has always helped foster academic excellence, leading to world-changing discoveries at the interfaces between biology and psychology, chemistry and materials science, biochemistry and healthy-ageing, and organismal biology and biochemistry. By bringing disciplines together and combining theory and experiment, the School of Biological and Chemical Science has become a leading institution in the biological, chemical and psychological sciences.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 1 year, with an expected start date of February 2021. The salary will be Grade 4 in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to James Belfield at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 6 January 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We promote workplace inclusion to ensure that no one feels left out because of their age, disability, gender (and reassignment), race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or other factors such as social background.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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