Senior Microbiology Scientist

Abu Dhabi Permanent
  • Get the opportunity to work with a leading healthcare organization in the UAE
  • Get the chance to lead a team

About Our Client

The company is a leading health-tech company in the UAE and aims to be a world-class healthcare provider in the coming years. They are also developing a program of activities to support the health of future generations - from genomics, imaging and diagnostics to healthcare digitization.

Job Description

  • To be responsible for QC and QA in area of responsibility, ensuring non-conformances are investigated, documented and changes to practice identified where necessary.
  • To manage day-to-day staffing in area of responsibility to ensure safe service delivery and maintenance of TATs.
  • To be responsible for risk and COSHH assessments in area of responsibility.
  • To attend, and chair where required, departmental meetings.
  • To deputise for Principal BMS as required.
  • To be responsible for writing and maintaining SOPs in area of responsibility.
  • To report, investigate and monitor errors and incidents as per policies.
  • To have oversight of reports released from area of responsibility.



Role specific:

  • To be expert in set-up, use and advanced trouble-shooting of liquid TB culture platform (BD MGIT).
  • To ensure correct procedures are adhered to with regard to handling of CL3 and Schedule 5 organisms.
  • To be expert in set-up, use and advanced trouble-shooting of automated systems for NAATs.
  • To be expert in set-up, use and advanced trouble-shooting of automated systems for ID and AST (Maldi-Tof).
  • To work in conjunction with Team Manager for CL3 and Mycology and waste management, providing cover as required.
  • To work in conjunction with Team Manager for automated ID and AST providing cover as required.

The Successful Applicant

  • PhD qualification is ideal
  • MSc Biomedical Sciences : specialising in Microbiology and/or experience in an equivalent role.
  • Level 2 or above management qualification (desirable).
  • Current experience as a team lead / supervisory role in managing a team.
  • Passionate and willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, UAE

What's on Offer

Highly competitive monthly salary + relocation and family benefits

Contact
Lara Haidous
Quote job ref
JN-122021-4560241

Job summary

Sector
Healthcare & Life Sciences
Subsector
Pharmaceutical
Industry
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Location
Abu Dhabi
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Lara Haidous
Job reference
JN-122021-4560241