• Location:
    Kampala Kampala Kampala Kampala
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health
  • Deadline:
    March 25, 2020
  • Languages:
    English

JO OB B A AD DV VE ER RT T

VETERINARY LAB TECHNICIAN AT YALELO UGANDA LTD

Yalelo Uganda is a subsidiary of Yalelo Zambia, a pioneer of Aqua culture, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. We implement a scalable solution to ease the pressure on the struggling wild-capture fisheries sector. Founded in 2011, we have grown quickly to become the leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa.
JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Laboratory Technician to join our team. A successful candidate MUST have worked in a Fish / Veterinary Laboratory before and should understand the different protocols that are needed when working in a Laboratory.
1. JOB TITLE: VETERINARY LAB TECHNICIAN REF: YUL/VLT/20/03/2020

REPORTING TO THE LAKE SERVICES MANAGER, THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL;

1. Plan, coordinate, and direct quality control programs designed to ensure continuous production of products consistent with established standards. 2. Perform and ensure effective sample collection and handling are implemented in line with the approved procedures and guidelines. 3. Maintain day to day Lab stock levels 4. Ensure routine and periodic maintenance of equipment is performed and documented. 5. Liaise with Production team on quality related matters 6. Ensure accuracy in water quality, fish health and fish feed testing 7. Ensure timely data collection and accuracy of results. 8. Reporting collected / results of testing in a timely manner. 9. Collect samples of products for analysis. 10. Carry out all the cleaning of laboratory apparatus after any laboratory analysis and tests. 11. Adhere to the health and safety and good housekeeping practices at all times

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

• Degree in Veterinary Science Technology, Bio-medical Laboratory Technology, Science TechnologyBiology, Food Processing Technology or Laboratory Science Technology. • 4 years relevant work experience in a Fish / Animal Laboratory • Has worked in a governmental institute is a plus.

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SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

• Should be able to perform laboratory work and diagnostics, maintain lab records, • Will manage inventory and requisitions of supplies. • Must have excellent professional, integrity, confidentiality, analytical, innovative skills. • Should be flexible, results focused, with good report writing skills. • Should possess good communication, interpersonal skills with a positive attitude. • Should be willing to work in the field and outdoors to collect samples.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates should send their CVs and copies of academic documents on: sthembo@yalelo.ug

Closing date of receiving applications is one week from the date of this advertisement i.e. from 20th to 25th March 2020.

Only successful candidates will be contacted after the closing date. Any form of canvassing is prohibited.

All successful candidates will be offered competitive remuneration packages

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