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Biobank Manager [JDB/BM/190313]Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Biobank Manager [JDB/BM/190313]Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Job Highlights
  • Bachelor degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotech
  • Minimum 6 years of research and working experience
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) license
Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with all stakeholders of the biomedical technology cluster of HKSTP, including but not limited to academia, researchers, and business clients
  • Manage operations of the HKSTP biobank

- Contribute to the development of and maintains Standard Operating Procedures, protocols,   technical notes, guidelines and flow charts

- Responsible for procurement and interact with suppliers

- Monitor and track the logistics and handling of clinical samples

- Coordinate material quality assurance, audits pertaining to sample accessioning and archiving

- Investigate, report and document deviations in practice of daily operation

- Coordinate and ensure privacy and security are maintained

- Coordinate inventory verification

  • Assist / plan, coordinate and organize biobank-related projects – interact with clients to resolve roadblocks and assist in working through logistics or operational problems pertaining to clinical sample management
  • Be a team player to ensure a high level of productivity and comply with regulations
  • Communicate with Biomedical Technology Support Centre (BSC) and other labs/parties as needed
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors and management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Chemistry or related life science discipline, Master degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum 6 years of research and working experience, with at least 3 years in life science laboratory. Less experience candidate will be considered for lower position
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) license is preferred
  • Experience in molecular biology, protein purification, Next-Generation Sequencing, cell imaging, micro-organism and mammalian cell manipulation, would be preferred
  • Previous laboratory experience in a pharmaceutical or contract laboratory environment is preferred
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving capabilities. Must be able to perform effectively as a team member, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions
  • Project management skills, able to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Communicate effectively and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers and clients. Team building and constituents in industry, academia researchers, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • High level of proficiency in the use of standard software and be able to quickly learn and utilize computer programs as needed

 

We offer market competitive compensation, 5-day work week and generous benefits including medical and life insurance.  To apply, please send your full resume with current and expected salary to the Human Resources & Office Administration Department, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, 5/F, Building 5E, 5 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, N.T., Hong Kong or, by email on or before 26 March 2019.   Please quote the reference number on the email subject/envelope and the application letter. 

Personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only. All personal data collected will be used strictly in accordance with employer’s personal data policies, you can access to HKSTP’s Personal Information Collection Statement at https://www.hkstp.org/hkstp_web/en/hkstp/personal-information-collection-statement-recruitment

Applicants not invited for interview within four weeks after application deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for a maximum of two years.

http://www.hkstp.org/

 

Additional Information
Years of Experience
6 years
Employment Type
Contract
Benefits
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance
Company details

Comprising Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCentre and Industrial Estates, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a statutory body dedicated to building a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to connect stakeholders, nurture technology talents, facilitate collaboration, and catalyse innovations to deliver social and economic benefits to Hong Kong and the region.

Established in May 2001, HKSTP has been driving the development of Hong Kong into a regional hub for innovation and growth in several focused clusters including Electronics, Information & Communications Technology, Green Technology, Biomedical Technology, Material and Precision Engineering. We enable science and technology companies to nurture ideas, innovate and grow, supported by our R&D facilities, infrastructure, and market-led laboratories and technical centres with professional support services. We also offer value added services and comprehensive incubation programmes for technology start-ups to accelerate their growth.

Technology businesses benefit from our specialised services and infrastructure at Hong Kong Science Park for applied research and product development; enterprises can find creative design support at InnoCentre; while skill-intensive businesses are served by our three industrial estates at Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Long.