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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    54gene was founded in 2019 by Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong to address the significant gap in the global genomics market: Nearly 90% of genetic material used in pharmaceutical research is caucasian. Only 2% is African, despite the fact that Africans and people of African ancestry are more genetically diverse than all other world populations combined.
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    Assistant Mobile Lab Manager (COVID-19)

    Department: Laboratory Operations
    Status: Full-Time, Exempt
    Reports to: VP, Laboratory Operations
    Industry: Biotechnology

    Job Description

    • The Laboratory Manager will be responsible for managing the daily operations of designated 54gene’s COVID Mobile Labs.

    Roles and Responsibilities
    Daily Routine:

    • Ensure COVID samples are received properly, accessioned and registered on the sample receipt log
    • Ensure that sample rejection and acceptance criteria are adhered to at all times
    • Supervise lab personnel with procedure and quality of sample testing
    • Assist in sample processing as required
    • Track sample processing and give feedback to Provider/Consumer Account Managers
    • Ensure prompt TAT based on sample processing SOPs; from receipt of samples to result authorization and subsequent release
    • Track and manage COVID lab inventory
    • Handle validation of Personal Protective Equipment needed in the Laboratory
    • Flag mobile lab issues to the appropriate authority
    • Draft daily and weekly laboratory report(s) of designated mobile lab(s)
    • Daily update of Stakeholders COVID dashboard
    • Liaise with State Government Officials and other Stakeholders where need arises.

    Education & Certifications:

    • Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Science
    • Must have a valid license to practice


    • 2 years postgraduate experience

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Proficient in usage of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
    • Adherence to time and priority management
    • Experience in COVID-19 testing is an added advantage.


    • Authorization to work in the Nigeria.

    Method of Application

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