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ARC Vacancies – Technician

Website Agricultural Research Council -ARC

Job Description:

Assist GRM with completion of Performance & Development Agreements (PDAs) and Evaluations(PDEs) for all subordinates Ensure performance targets are achieved Ensure compliance of all team members with all Occupational Health and Safety regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • In vitro establishment and multiplication of food and non-food crops for clients and Researchers
  • Procedures and Quality Management Systems (QMS) and ensure all team members are correctly on time delivery
  • Play active role in mitigating risks emanating from handling of genetic material in vitro industrial and medicinal crop species) using plant tissue culture methods.
  • Capturing of procedural data on a relevant system in line with quality assurance measures Conduct research
  • Conserve and maintain accessions in the ARC-VIMP National Public Goods In Vitro Genebank
  • Participate in technical projects in compliance with set standards, clients’ needs/ specification
  • Assist the Genetic Resources Manager (GRM) in managing the routine operations of the genebank
  • Keep accurate records of daily operations to ensure traceability is maintained within and external to ARC-VIMP
  • Understand aspects relevant to the in vitro lab certification systems in line with standard operating

Job Requirements:

  • BSc / BTech or Advanced Diploma in Biological /Agricultural Sciences
  • Compulsory experience with plant tissue culture and in vitro multiplication techniques required
  • Experience in leading and managing people
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including ability to train and work with operational staff
  • Thorough knowledge of computer programs (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

Job Details:

Company: Agricultural Research Council -ARC

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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