LIMS Administrator - Days

Location Royal Leamington Spa
Discipline: Support
Salary: ££40000 per annum + 10% Retention Payment
Contact name: Henry Wilson

Job ref: 52343_1635409709
Published: 3 months ago

What : LIMS Administrator (Days)

Where : Leamington Spa (Office Based)

Type : 18 months Contract

Working Hours : 10 hour shifts (4 on 4 off) day shifts

Salary: £40,000 per annum + 10% Retention Payment

We are currently looking for a LIMS Administrator to join on a long term contract basis in Leamington Spa. You will be working in a fast pace environment, in a high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme.

As well as playing a vital role in supporting society's return to a more normal way of life by helping to break the chains of COVID-19 transmission, you will also gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community.

This represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to go above and beyond to support public health, while also extending your already accomplished technical skills and positioning your career for further success and growth.

Your background:
As a LIMS Administrator, you will have extensive experience in…
* Knowledge of medical diagnostic testing, particularly PCR.
* Previous experience within a laboratory environment
* Expert use of database and data analysis tools.
* Experience in software training or practical demonstration
* Good communication skills and personal organisation.
* High level of attention to detail

You will be responsible for…
Support laboratory management and laboratory users in respect of LIMS functionality, day to day operational issue management, onboarding and training in respect of the end-to-end clinical diagnostics workflow for COVID testing.
* Provide first line support to users and management in respect of LIMS operations, functionality, data flow and reporting.
* Track and manage support issues in a consistent way leveraging the helpdesk tools, issue management process and business issue prioritisation.
* Manage and drive interactions with the LIMS and other Core Lab IT vendors to escalate, investigate and resolve support issues and product feature requests.
* Work closely with the IT team to ensure users have the right tools and equipment to access LIMS inside and outside the lab and service level agreement are maintained.
* Coordinate with the core lab equipment and IT team to support the integration of laboratory equipment to the LIMS system and ensure operational efficiency.
* Work with the quality team to ensure good change control, release management and documentation to maintain the validate state of the LIMS system and enhance and improve the lab processes over time.
* Supporting the writing of documents for troubleshooting, standard operating procedures and work instructions.
* Data entry and upkeep to maintain the integrity of LIMS for equipment, operators and locations

In return:

As well as a competitive rate of pay, you'll receive comprehensive training on relevant lab procedures and equipment.

This role will work on a shift pattern and will include day, evening and weekend shifts. Please speak to our team to learn more.

You will also be joining a diverse and hugely welcoming team. Diversity at NHS Test and Trace is about reflecting the communities we serve, holding the principles of equality and inclusion at the heart of everything we do and all that we stand for, embracing differences, creating possibilities, and growing together. We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our purpose.

This is literally a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a team of highly skilled individuals, all focused on delivering the best possible outcome.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today.

This job advertisement refers to an assignment with NHS Test and Trace. The Impellam Group is working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace so you will be employed on a fixed term employment basis with an Employing Agency within the Impellam Group and not directly employed by NHS Test and Trace. Employing Agencies belonging to the Impellam Group include SRG, Medacs, Lorien and Blue Arrow. Contractual employment terms and conditions will be set out by the Employing Agency