KMFRI Principal Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

KMFRI Principal Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Principal Laboratory Technologist (Ri.11)
Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Coordinating provision of laboratory services in a number of units and sections;
  • Preparing and implementing work plans and programs;
  • Ensuring submission of samples to reference and collaborating research institutes;
  • Revising and approving laboratory manuals and quality specifications and standards; coordinating safe laboratory waste disposal;
  • Overseeing proficiency testing; managing laboratory supplies;
  • Facilitating technical evaluation for laboratory supplies and equipment;
  • Providing technical advice on biosecurity matters; ensuring adherence to good laboratory practice;
  • Implementing and maintaining laboratory operations standards (ISO 17025);
  • Liaising and collaborating with regional and international reference laboratories and research institutions for exchange of laboratory findings; and mentoring and training of personnel in the Department.

    Requirements for Appointment

    Direct appointment will be made from candidates who have:-

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C (Plain) or equivalent;
  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines:-
  • Applied Biology; Science Laboratory Technology, Analytical Chemistry;
  • Food Science Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Higher National Diploma in Applied Biology/ Laboratory Technology/ Analytical Chemistry or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Working knowledge of computer applications; and Satisfactorily served at the position of Senior Laboratory
    Technologist or its equivalent for a minimum of three (3) years.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications both in Hard and Soft Copy with a detailed resume and copies of certificates and testimonials.
  • Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and sent to the address below not later than Monday 20th May 2019.
  • The Director,
  • Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
  • P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
  • Mombasa
  • Phone: 020-8021560, 020-8021561
  • Email:
  • KMFRI is an Equal opportunity Employer committed to diversity, Persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.
  • Please visit for more details on these advertisements.
  • Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; KMFRI Principal Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.