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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Quality Control Specialist

    Department: Research Operations
    Status: Full-Time, Exempt
    Reports to: Research Data Insights Lead
    Industry: Biotechnology

    Job Summary

    • We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals with an eye for detail to join our team at 54gene.
    • The role will be responsible for performing analytical, data review, and/or related activities that support the data insight team in producing clean and quality data.
    • He / She will support in conducting and monitoring the inspection of research studies to ensure compliance with set specifications and troubleshooting data quality issues.

    Essential Functions

    • Review data and assess against established acceptance criteria
    • Perform technical review of peer-generated data for basic methods
    • Prepare data tables and graphs
    • Identify discrepancies, participate in quality investigations and CAPA (corrective actions preventive actions) initiatives as needed.
    • Receive and provide training
    • Coordinate with customers to support operational activities.
    • Support internal and external audits.
    • Work to meet schedules.
    • Identify and support resolution of technical problems.
    • Actively participate in group and project teamwork, project, and process improvements.
    • Drafts protocols and reports under supervision.
    • Meets scheduled performance of 95% on time.
    • Perform other duties as requested by managers to support Quality activities.

    The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a Scientific discipline
    • Ability to write clearly and effectively and have good verbal communication skills
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment, reasoning and problem solving.
    • Capable of completing assigned responsibilities and keeping manager informed of status.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, maintain confidentiality of information, demonstrate good decision-making and judgment, and have attention to detail and follow-through skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability and initiative to prioritize and handle a variety of tasks and assignments simultaneously.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyses, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Must have the ability to exercise good judgment in ambiguous situations under pressure and have strong coping skills.
    • Must have the capacity to comprehend complex structures and connections and be willing to adapt within a rapidly changing environment.
    • 1-2 years' supervisory or equivalent experience in Quality Assurance, Regulatory operations, and Project Management
    • Experience in research, medical or complex administrative setting required, with experience in quality management or quality assurance methodologies.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software and adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to 54gene on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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