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WATER AND WASTE ● WATER AND SANITATION ● ENGINEERING ASSET AND MANAGEMENT ● SCIENTIFIC SERVICES ● LABORATORY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

PROFESSIONAL OFFICER: LABORATORY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (SCIENTIFIC SERVICES)

BASIC SALARY: R417 967 PER ANNUM ● REF NO: WS 53/21 ● ATHLONE

Requirements: 

  • Four-year Natural Science tertiary qualification in Chemistry/Microbiology or equivalent
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ proven Information Management experienced coupled with extensive laboratory experience, preferably gained in the Water Sector
  • Additional IST qualification would be advantageous
  • Valid Code EB driver’s licence

Key performance areas: 

  • Assisting with the administration, implementation, maintenance and upgrading of the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) in line with user and client requirements
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining data management procedures in line with the concept of a paperless laboratory system
  • Assisting with Information system/ functional systems programming and development related to Scientific Services
  • Developing and implementing standard data interface requirements for Scientific Services information system
  • Conceptualising, developing and reporting on scientific laboratory information management programmes, workflows and procedures
  • Supervising the interface of the Sample Receiving Area (SRA) of Scientific Services to the Laboratory Information Management System.

Please apply online at www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants) unless otherwise stated.

Closing date: 14 May 2021

  • Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request.
  • Copies of supporting documents will not be returned.
  • Kindly note that applications will not be acknowledged in writing.
  • Visit our website at capetown.gov.za/careers
  • No late applications will be considered.
  • If no notification of appointment is received within three (3) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.