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  • Posted: Oct 6, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • To ensure and assure safe development, transfer, handling and use of genetically modified organisms.
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    Senior Biosafety Officer PRME

    Collates relevant data for the formulation of policies;

    •  Implements programmes and activities of the Unit(s);
    •  Facilitates public education and sensitisation on the Unit’s activities;
    •  Develops research and project proposals;
    •  Implements research findings and projects;
    •  Supervises the collation of data for the development of operational policies, guidelines, checklists and Standard Operating Procedures;
    •  Conducts impact assessment of projects;
    •  Provides inputs for the preparation of scientific/technical research projects for ethical approval;
    •  Participates in the monitoring and evaluation of the Authority’s activities;
    •  Collates data for the development of the strategic and other plans for the Authority;
    •  Prepares the annual and other periodic reports of the Unit(s);
    •  Prepares the annual work plan and budget of the Unit(s);
    •  Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate staff.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Planning, Statistics or Monitoring and Evaluation or any other related discipline;
    •  A Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences or any other related discipline from an accredited tertiary institution;
    •  A minimum of four (4) years relevant post Bachelor’s degree work experience in a relevant organisation;
    •  Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.


    •  Leadership, mentoring and management skills.
    •  Communication, report writing and presentation skills.
    •  Good research and analytical skills.
    •  Good monitoring & Evaluation skills.
    •  Knowledge of project and programmes management.
    •  High integrity and good ethical standards.
    •  Team work, inter-personal and collaboration skills.
    •  Alternative Dispute Management.
    •  Good knowledge in financial management laws and regulations.
    •  Knowledge in relevant Conventions and Treaties.
    •  Knowledge in the Biosafety Clearing House (BCH) operations.
    •  Good knowledge in labour laws and regulations.
    •  Good networking and resource mobilisation skills.
    •  Knowledge in relevant IT applications.
    •  Good strategic planning.
    •  Attention to details.
    •  Proposal writing skills.
    •  Guidance and counselling.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidate should send their CVs to:

    National Biosafety Authority (NBA)
    Box WY 669,
    Or email to: [email protected]
    Hard copies of applications should be submitted at the NBA Secretariat located on the campus of graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, GAEC, near Kwabenya Police Station
    GPS: GE-291-8394

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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