SGS Hong Kong Limited

Virologist (Innovation)

SGS Hong Kong Limited
Salary provided
Posted on 29 Sep 2020

Virologist (Innovation)

SGS Hong Kong Limited

Job Highlights

  • Virology; biological science; microbiology
  • Research; Test development; Lab quality management
  • birthday leave; free shuttle

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • To research and develop test method/approach and SOP for examining antimicrobial and microbial filtration efficiency performance of consumer product and novel material
  • To estimate and monitor the effort required on projects and respond promptly to deviations from estimation
  • To prepare short and long term plans for the laboratory activities and to identify future areas of activity for the laboratory
  • To ensure adequate facilities exist for conducting laboratory activities and manage related purchase.
  • To be responsible for the quality of work produced by the laboratory and to ensure the quality management system be in compliance to ISO 17025 standard
  • For joint projects, ensure liaison with scientific personnel in partnering laboratory to ensure projects proceed satisfactorily
  • To plan and deliver training for operation staff
  • To keep abreast of the scientific literature relevant to the laboratory activities
  • To provide specialist advice, opinions and information to other laboratory and to clients
  • For any renovation and design of laboratory, estimate the effort and monitor the project progress
  • To support frontline / business unit for technical sales kit preparation or any enquiry on anti-microorganism and filtration efficiency performance


  • Master degree or above, majoring in Microbiology, Virology or relevant Biological sciences with hands-on experience on manipulating tissue culture of mammalian cell lines and propagation of viral culture including bacteriophage
  • Experience on virus titre quantification by plaque assay and TCID50 methods
  • Computer knowledge in Windows application
  • Knowledge in laboratory quality system requirement or familiar with ISO 17025 is of advantage
  • Good in spoken and written English
  • Experience as Project leader
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

As a caring company, SGS not only offers a competitive remuneration package but also offers staff caring items to the right candidates, including:

  • 5-day Work Week                                                
  • Double Pay and Performance Bonus
  • Dental and Medical Benefits
  • Accident Insurance and Life Insurance
  • Annual Leave
  • Birthday Leave
  • Paid Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, and Marriage Leave
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • On-the-Job Training                                  
  • Education and Training Subsidies
  • Free Shuttle Bus Service
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Staff Activities

Interested parties please send your full resume with expected salary and date available by clicking "Apply Now" 

(Data received will be kept confidential and used for processing application only.)

Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
2 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world."

We are 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential. Be the professional you want to be with SGS. Be 100% you.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Double pay, Education allowance, Five-day work week, Free shuttle bus, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus