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: recruitment@kmfri.go.ke
  • 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 http://www.kmfri.go.ke 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

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