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Safety Officers Vacancies Near Cape Town (Roche) – Principal Scientist

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Job Description:

Roche DIA Cape Town would hereby like to invite applications for an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic Sequencing Assay Development team as a full-time Principal Scientist I.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans and executes work independently and manages their own time to accomplish assigned objectives
  • Participates in lab safety, ISO, and QSR implementation
  • Designs, plans and executes assigned research and/or development-related experiments/projects utilising established and innovative procedures, and applying scientific knowledge and accumulated experience to complete projects
  • Establishes, as appropriate, cross-functional relationships
  • Contributes to the definition and timely achievement of overall project goals. Makes recommendations and ensures activities are consistent with project critical path, and responds appropriately to changing priorities
  • Reviews experimental results and conclusions with project teams
  • Ensures that experimental data are analyzed, interpreted and recorded in a timely manner according to established formats by the project teams
  • Decisions impact project team(s) and/or broader organisation. Ensures appropriate decisions to minimise negative impact in terms of delay in operations, financial expense, or customer or user dissatisfactions
  • Keeps informed of trends and developments in the area of scientific responsibility
  • Keeps stakeholders informed of project status, particularly of significant findings and results in critical problem areas

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working in an ISO-regulated environment
  • Knowledge of NGS applications or a proven biochemistry background will be beneficial
  • A passion and aptitude for leadership, coaching and mentorship
  • Should possess basic knowledge of reagent/assay development and manufacturing processes in a health authority regulated environment
  • A technical background in a relevant field (Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology) – Honour’s or Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Should possess basic knowledge of automation, instrumentation, manufacturing processes or design processes
  • A growth mindset
  • Experience with VACC leadership styles
  • 7+ years’ (or equivalent) experience in project leadership, people leadership and technical roles

Job Details:

Company: Roche

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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