PhD Technical Director
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PhD Technical Director
Ref No.: 14-01450
Category: Medical / Health
Location: Fresno, CA
PhD  Technical Director
This positions is located in Abu Dhabi UAE
We are offering a $1,000 referral bonus, if you know of anyone that may be interested.

Position Specifications
This is a key management and clinical position that requires an individual with a depth of experience in managing a high complexity clinical laboratory testing facility. The individual must be familiar with medical laboratory instrumentation and platforms and the successful integration thereof. They must meet all regulatory requirements for directing a medical laboratory in Dubai /and or Abu Dhabi.
In effect, the incumbent must be qualified to supervise, and must assume the professional, scientific, consultative, organizational, administrative, and educational responsibilities involved in directing the laboratory services.

Education/License/Certification:
_PhD in appropriate field of Chemistry OR Biochemistry OR Clinical Chemistry
_Must meet UAE local authority for licensing ( Dubai / Abu Dhabi)
_US Board certification preferred however NOT required.

Experience/Knowledge/ and Abilities:
_A minimum of 5 years postdoctoral laboratory experience;
_Previous experience directing/managing a clinical laboratory (minimum 3-4);
_Broad knowledge of the technical aspects of the tests performed and equipment utilised by the departments under his/her supervision;
_Ability to stay abreast of the latest innovations in test methodologies pertaining to the department of supervision;
_Ability to develop and/or direct the implementation of new and improved laboratory tests;
_Understanding of laboratory information, reporting, billing systems;
_Experience conducting CAP inspections.

Language:
_Fluency in English;
_Arabic an advantage.

Attributes:
_Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;
_Ability to work in a team environment;
_Capable of working independently and to tight deadlines;
_Flexible; mature disposition;
_Willingness to travel within the GCC.

Skills:
_Must be able to work in a Labour/Management Partnership environment;
_Excellent primary management skills:
o Planning
o Organizing
o Leading/Directing
o Evaluating/ Controlling
_Effective communication and inter-personal skills;
_Ability to understand and apply established principles, theories and concepts to all areas of responsibility;
_Sufficient administrative and management skills to direct, control and plan the activities of departmental personnel;
_Computer expertise essential.

Advantages:
_Experience in start-up or entrepreneurial projects;
_UAE / Middle East work experience an advantage