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Senior Laboratory Technologist Job in Kenya

As a result of the implementation of a new Business Model geared towards enhancing organizational service delivery,   the following position has arisen:
Senior Laboratory Technologist
(1 Position)
Ref. HR/SLT/2015
 
Scope: This position is to ensure that all medical commodities are tested before receipt and are only released to the warehouse after meeting the prescribed specifications/quality.
 
Reporting Relationship: The Senior Laboratory Technologist reports to the Quality Assurance Manager.
Principal Accountabilities
The job holder will be charged with the following responsibilities and target accomplishments:
  • Supervise the work of the Laboratory Technologists
  • Ensure accurate, efficient and timely testing and fulfill internal reporting requirements
  • Answer questions from and oversee the work of new employees
  • Develop new procedures or regulations for the laboratory environments.
  • Ensure that internal calibration of laboratory equipment is carried out.
  • Keep inventory and be responsible for requisitioning of laboratory items to ensure continuity of chemical laboratory operations with minimum interruption and to monitor and control these with respect to budgets
  • Develop constructive and beneficial working relationships across team members and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure safety in the laboratory to ensure compliance with safety standards.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The position holder must have the following qualifications and experience: to ensure satisfactory job performance:
  • Degree in analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry/pharmacy from a recognized University.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a busy analytical laboratory preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of modern chromatograph techniques and have extensive knowledge of chromatographic sample preparation.
  • Good knowledge ISO 17025, ISO 9001:2008, Good laboratory practices (GLP) systems and quality control processes.
Skills
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
  • Good skills in procedure writing, data interpretation and report writing
  • Strong decision making, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal and listening skills
  • Attentive to details and high level of accuracy
  • Working knowledge of MS Office; i.e. spreadsheet, word processing, MS Access
  • Time management skills
Personal Attributes
  • Honesty and trustworthy
  • High ethical standard and Integrity
  • Respect for diversity
  • Team spirit
  • Flexible
How to Apply

Those interested and who meet the above requirements are invited to apply by quoting the reference number for the position on both the applications letter and the envelope.

Applications accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials addressed as below should be received not later than 6th February 2015.
TS NO 2211
P.O. Box 49990 – 00100
Nairobi
or dropped physically to The Standard Group Ad Centre office on the ground floor of I&M Building, Banda Street opposite Rayan Hotel.

 

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