ILRI Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia
ILRI Technical Assistant Jobs in EthiopiaJob Purpose:
The purpose of this position is to provide a day-to-day support to staff working in these laboratories and to making sure that the laboratories are kept tidy at all times. Provides general laboratory services supports (e.g., running and cleaning equipment such as distiller, autoclave, freezer, etc; storage of samples, monitoring use of equipment, etc) to staff working in feed and forage laboratories
Ensure laboratory areas are always kept clean and tidy
Assists in the calibration and in the preparation of instruction sheets for equipment
Assist in organizing laboratory and greenhouse facilities and equipment maintenance
Assists in compiling information for the procurement of laboratory equipment and supplies
Ensure safe handling and storage of laboratory supplies
Assist in ensuring proper use of personal protective equipment Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the laboratories
Work with the supply chain unit (e.g., store) to assist delivering supplies and new equipment to the lab
Assist with routine laboratory and greenhouse activities as agreed with supervisor and/or gene bank manager.
Provide office assistance to program team
EducationHigh school certificate
Experience:One year relevant experience
Good understanding of laboratory techniques/facilities
High level of cleanliness and ability to carefully follow standard operating procedures
Understanding of the use of PPE needed for laboratory work
Effective communication in English, both written and oral
Knowledge in specific field and use of simple tools and equipment
Terms of Appointment:
This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for three year with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding.
The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc.
The ILRI campus is set in a secure, attractive campus in Addis Ababa. Dining and sports facilities are located on site.
How to Apply
Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae.
The position and reference number: REF: TA/31/19 should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letter.
All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal: http://ilri.simplicant.com by clicking on the "Apply Now" tab above before 19th July 2019.
To find out more about ILRI visit our website at http://www.ilri.org
Suitably qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.
For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia
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