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Research Specialist II

negotiable Expires in 11 months

JOB DETAIL

  • Actively participates and performs responsibly the technical and analytical work in the labs: production and
    testing.
  • Defines priorities in a daily work plan in accordance with the line manager.
  • Initiates, performs, reviews and troubleshoots quality control of reagents and test systems
  • Ensures and validates pre-existing assays for laboratory.
  • Ensures testing assays comply with current regulations in Qatar or/and with international ones.
  • Liaises with the manager and CRC colleagues on production and outcomes, on the appropriateness of tests and results.
  • Recognizes normal, abnormal, critical test results;
  • Differentiates and resolves instrument and/or unexpected test
    results.
  • Maintains, monitors, records and reports test results.
  • Collaboratively maintains a laboratory information system (e.g. LIMS/ELN).
  • Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level in assigned areas;
    anticipating needed supplies, and if requested placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of
    supplies.
  • Ensures that any difficulties or problems affecting service provision are reported promptly to colleagues, senior
    staff and line manager.
  • Understands and adheres to process improvement principles and processes, for example, following standard
    work and maintaining a robust inventory concept in the work area realizing that all processes are driven by the needs
    of the customer.
  • Participates actively in CRC meetings and if required in Quality Systems and Assurance development/
    improvement.
  • Proposes changes to SOPs, relating to duties/ accountabilities, and under the instruction from the line manager drafts new versions or produces new operating procedures as addressed.
  • Responsible for maintaining competencies required in CRC and performs in accordance with laboratory and Sidra
    policy to provide accurate lab activities.
  • Operates and maintains sophisticated instruments and equipment’s used in the laboratory, and properly sets up,
    calibrates, maintains, operates and shut down such instruments;
  • Maintains competence in Laboratory Information System that is crucial to the quality operations of the laboratory
    and patient care.
  • Actively participates in Quality Improvement Programs essential to ensure that laboratory testing is accurate,
    timely and meets customer needs.
  • Operates and performs daily preventive maintenance of equipment according to written procedures and
    documents; reports equipment malfunctions and requests service as necessary.
  • Participates in research and development as directed.
  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
  • Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values

 

Skills

 

  • Practical understanding of traceability and
    biorepository.
  • Understanding safety, biosafety, and
    hazard.
  • Instrument and supplies management.
  • Biological tissue management.
  • Experience with human tissue & fluids
    • Understanding Quality Systems,
    • Accreditation Standards, guidelines
    • Drafting a protocol or SOP.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
    • Fluency in written and spoken English