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  • Posted: May 16, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regul...
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    About the job

    • Perform microbiological testing on Agri-Food Commodities in the laboratory.
    • Manage consumable inventory system.
    • Interpret microbiological data generated both internally and by third party testing facilities; report data and trends and initiate appropriate follow-up actions
    • Troubleshoot all testing/sampling abnormalities to ensure proper results are reported; initiate proper guidelines for corrective/preventative action immediately.
    • Investigate product holds for microbiological reasons and make recommendations for appropriate actions based on scientific findings and/or company.
    • Perform daily plant/lab inspections and manage the facilities environmental testing program; analyze results to ensure a microbiologically sound environment for production.
    • Manage and facilitate Preventative Maintenance and Calibration Programs
    • Implementation of new processes, verifications, and validation of effectiveness
    • Daily compliance of ISO 17025 standards.
    • Coordinate audit activities for Micro Lab (pre-audit, during audit, and post audit)
    • Participate in proficiency testing.
    • Ensure all microbiological methods meet compliance requirements.
    • Responsible for Good Laboratory Practices, including equipment monitoring and calibration as well as media preparation and biohazard disposal.
    • Evaluate, develop, implement, and maintain microbiological testing procedures and programs; secure all appropriate documentation and/or follow-up as required; maintain internal control protocols by record keeping, troubleshooting, and escalation of known issues.


    • The candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in microbiology or a related field.
    • A minimum of five (2) years of relevant experience in commercial laboratories, Food or FMCG Company
    • Thorough knowledge of the ISO/IEC 17025 standard and good knowledge of microbiology testing.
    • Familiarity with industry-specific regulations and compliance standards.
    • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Exceptional leadership, communication, and organizational abilities.

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    Administrative Officer

    Minimum Qualification & Skills

    • Bachelor of Science degree/HND Business Administration or other relevant field.

    Competencies & Skills

    • Minimum two years’ experience working in an office environment.
    • Basic understanding of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
    • Knowledge of Flex JD Edwards for procurement/invoicing.
    • Be organized.
    • Basic office applications, such as word processing and spread sheets etc.
    • Ability to work under pressure within time limits by determining priorities and organizing work accordingly.
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Sound knowledge and experience in procedures specifically related to sample receipt, inventory, and storage Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
    • Able to prioritize and multi-task, strong organizational skills.
    • Flexible to accommodate changing priorities.
    • Ability to work within a team environment.

    Duties And Responsibilities

    • To carry out administrative duties to the Laboratory Service Division.
    • Create Customer Quotations.
    • To be responsible for invoicing and account of customers.
    • To order replacement of consumables as and when necessary.
    • Maintaining and controlling Laboratories documents/Archiving.
    • Coordinate subcontracting, internal or external (where applicable).
    • Scheduling and Meeting Management
    • Attend meetings and take accurate and concise minutes.
    • Distribute meeting minutes to relevant parties.

    Performance Measures (KPI’s)

    • Must reach growth targets as agreed with N+1.
    • Presentation of meeting reports within precisely specified period or 24hrs Max in generic cases
    • Manage and update Contact base.
    • Build and maintain good stakeholders’ relationships.
    • Accurate and timely reporting of business development and sales activities.
    • Planning and scheduling of client visits and follow-up meetings
    • Embrace BV Core & Business values.

    Key Behaviors/Competencies And Skills

    • Must be result-oriented.
    • Able to deliver work using MO365.
    • Ability to deal with difficult tasks.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Very good listening skills.
    • A Team player and easy to get along with.
    • Must demonstrate initiative, integrity and exercise confidentiality.

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