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Biobank Technician

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Perform a full range of operations in the Biorepository: Management of biological samples, i.e.: reception, storage, retrieval, destruction / Production and assembling of collection kits / Quality control of incoming specimens and data / Consumables ordering and stock management / Recording/inventorying all samples in LIMS or other tools / Packing and shipping in compliance with applicable regulations / Management and use of environmental monitoring system / Management of  IBBL storage devices including content inventories. 
  • Participate in the writing of Work Instructions, Standard Operating Instructions, Nonconformity reports etc.
  • Ensure compliance of biorepository operations and equipment with QMS.
  • Communicate with staff at clinical and research sites to ensure safety and regulatory compliance, quality control and smooth transfer of samples and data.
  • Perform other related duties as required.      

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree ideally in Biology or a related field
  • Proficiency in the use of computers linked to technical equipment and in general office software (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Rigour, attention, high level of accuracy, and autonomy.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage flexible missions (multitasks and multi-priorities).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team-building spirit.      

CONSIDERED AS ASSETS

  • Previous work experience in one of the following environments: an accredited environment / a blood bank or clinical laboratory / a general laboratory.
  • Experience in clinical trials.  
  • Experience with biological samples’ logistics.        

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Fluent written and spoken French and English
  • Additional fluency in German would be an asset.    

GENDER EQUALITY

The LIH is an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. The LIH is attentive to gender representation among its leadership staff and aims to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment and promotion of female leaders and their career development.

In Short...

  • Contract type :  Fixed-term contract (CDD)
  • Contract duration :  24 months
  • Work hours :  40h/week
  • Location :  rue Louis Rech 1 - 3555 DUDELANGE
  • Start date :  01/03/2024
  • Ref :  JA/BRT0124/SMN/BIORE

How to apply

Applications including a letter detailing your motivation and a curriculum vitae should be sent through our website via the apply button below.

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Applications by email will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.