Head of Laboratory Administration-54gene Nigeria
6d ago
source : BetaJob

Location : Lagos

Employment Type : Full Time

Industry : Biotechnology

Department : Laboratory Operations

Reports to : VP, Laboratory Operations

Job Description

  • We are seeking highly-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in the 54gene laboratory. Candidates must be willing to join a fast-paced environment, be willing to learn quickly, adapt to new environments and must have a keen interest in laboratory and research related activities.
  • We welcome applications from Non-Nigerian candidates as well.

  • The Senior Laboratory Administrator will support the office of the VP Laboratory Operations in managing the affairs of all the laboratory units at 54gene.
  • Essential Functions

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the lab.
  • Co-ordination of laboratory staff.
  • Liaising with the Vice President, Laboratory Operations on laboratory related matters.
  • Supervising lab personnel with procedure and quality of sample testing.
  • Track sample processing and give feedback to Provider / Consumer Account Managers.
  • Ensure prompt TAT based on sample processing SOPs; from receipt of samples to result authorization and subsequent release
  • Flag laboratory issues to the appropriate authority
  • Maintaining and updating professional knowledge and taking responsibility for continuing professional development.
  • Provide technical support to the lab inventory manager
  • Ensures safety of all lab operations across sites
  • Send weekly reports to the VP, Laboratory Operations.
  • Qualification and Requirements

  • Essential : Bachelor's in Medical Laboratory Science (Minimum 2nd Class Honors Upper Division) with a valid license to practice
  • Desirable : Masters Degree
  • 5 years post-graduate experience.
  • Knowledge, Experience and Skills :

  • Proficient in usage of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Adherence to time and priority management.
  • Other :

  • Authorization to work in Nigeria
  • The duties stated are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required.
  • Other related duties may be assigned within scope of ability.
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