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Lab Manager (Biotech) CT (LC_518)

Essentials: MSc Biochemistry preferable OR MSc in Chemistry / Microbiology will be considered with the right experience: >2 y in a Lab Management role in a life sciences organization. Hands on experience in general molecular biology, protein biochemistry & microbiology techniques essential.
Excellent communication skills, high attention to detail, with a driver's license, own transport.
South African citizens only, already living in Cape Town.
 
Location: Cape Town
Salary: market related
 
Note: This is a 6-month fixed-term contract, with the opportunity for full-time contract thereafter.
 
Description:
An exciting new Lab Manager position has become available to join a small team on the cutting edge of recombinant protein development and production. This role is of a supportive nature to the scientists involved in a start-up company geared towards the fight against Covid-19 and other diseases. The company is looking for a dynamic, creative individual who is able to think on their feet, and is excited by the idea of business development, profitability & growth progression in the SA and International market. The role will involve monitoring and reporting on the status of the lab, managing the lab in terms of inventories, supplies, equipment, SOP's and compliance and managing up to 2 Lab Assistants.
The position is also an important liaison point between the lab, R&D and produciton departments.
 
Required Prerequisites:
    • MSc Biotechnology (or MSc Chemistry or Microbiology)
    • At least 2y experience in a Lab Management role with supervisory responsibilities in a company
    • Proven hands on experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry & microbiology techniques
    • High attention to detail, assertive yet friendly, creative yet methodical
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • SA citizen already residing in Cape Town
    • Driver's license & own transport
 
 
Commencement:  as soon as possible
 
Application information:  Please apply online below
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted