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Business Development Manager – Clinical NGS

Department: Clinical NGS

Location: Singapore

Reporting Officer: CEO

Responsibility:

  • Leading and building up the clinical NGS business in South East Asia especially in the oncology field.
  • Responsible for achievement of quarterly and annual revenue target
  • Work closely with CEO and management team to develop and execute a strategic business plan to drive sustainable business expansion for clinical NGS business
  • Responsible for providing accurate forecasting and ensuring a healthy pipeline of opportunities to grow NovogeneAIT’s clinical NGS business
  • Provide leadership, guidance and motivation to sales team / distributors to expand the clinical NGS markets.
  • Prepare and provide regular business reviews and presentations to the senior management team
  • Develop and nurture relationship with key industry leaders (KOLs) to enhance NovogeneAIT’s position in the clinical NGS markets
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders and other support teams to ensure successful execution of our customers’ projects to meet data report and turnaround time.
  • Lead the marketing efforts to improve NovogeneAIT’s brand awareness, generate leads and build up a healthy opportunity pipeline in the clinical NGS markets, especially in the oncology field.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years commercial experience including marketing, direct sales, distributors management in the clinical markets. Familiarity with NGS diagnostic tests is a plus.
  • Familiar with Southeast Asia clinical markets and proven experience in developing new business.
  • Master’s degree or PhD major in Medicine (preferred), Biology, Biotechnology or equivalent.
  • Prior technical support or project management experience is a plus
  • Strong entrepreneurship spirit, logical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work under pressure
  • Proficiency in English, strong written and oral English. Proficiency in Chinese is a plus.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

Updated: 6 May 2019

Technical Sales

Department: Commercial

Location: Singapore

Reporting Officer: Commercial Director

Responsibilities:

  •  Responsible for revenue targets on a quarter / annual basis for the assigned portfolio and territory
  • Establish and maintain current and new customer relationships and work closely with internal stakeholders to facilitate a positive customer experience
  • Work closely with Commercial Director and / or distributors to develop and implement selling strategies to win greater market share for assigned portfolio.
  • Engage key customers on through technical discussion, presentations etc to win deals and accelerate revenue growth for the portfolio
  • Provide accurate forecasting of revenue on a monthly / quarterly /annual basis
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from marketing activities and expand current customer base in assigned territory to drive revenue growth
  • Support the marketing team in the planning and implementation of relevant campaigns, promotions and events to drive greater awareness and generate leads for our portfolio

Requirements

  • Master’s degree or PhD major in Medicine (preferred), Biology, Biotechnology or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years-experience in academic research area. NGS industry experience is a plus.
  • Familiar with Southeast Asia market will be treated as value add.
  • Prior technical support or project management experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in English, strong written and oral English
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is a plus
  • Strong logical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office software

Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Specialist

Department: Bioinformatics

Location: Singapore

Reporting Officer: Bioinformatics Assistant Manager

Responsibilities:

  • The Bioinformatics Specialist will analyse the sequencing results, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategies for customers;
  • He/she will oversee the collection and analysis of high throughput sequencing data generated by Novogene or other research groups;
  • He/she will provide customized solutions in data analysis directly to our customers and also assist in any pre/post sales problems.
  • He/she will also be responsible for maintenance of our cluster and cloud computing service
  • The work involves processing next generation (NGS) sequencing data, demultiplexing of sequencing data, optimize and implement the pipelines for WGS data analysis, and write scripts to efficiently process NGS data
  • Essential for this position is experience, interest and aptitude in the analysis and interpretation of real, complex data, including the willingness and ability to maintain deadlines involving multiple, simultaneous input data streams.

Requirements

  • PhD/master’s degree in Bioinformatics, molecular genetics, computer Science or any relevant disciplines
  • Bachelor with the right combination of background and experiences will also be considered.
  • Solid background in molecular biology and genomics
  • Proficient in Python and Linux environment;
  • Experience in analysing next generation sequencing data (DNAseq) is strongly preferred
  • Familiar with commonly used databases and bioinformatics tools for NGS data analysis (eg. bedtools, samtools, IGV, annovar, BWA, GATK, UCSC Genome Browser, etc.)
  • Ability to work efficiently on a teamwork frame

Laboratory

Lab Manager

Department: Laboratory

Location: Singapore

Reporting Officer: Lab Director and CEO

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and participate in the day to day functioning of the laboratory including receiving of samples, performing quality control checks of samples and libraries, library preparation and NGS sequencing

  • Lead a team of lab officers in the proper flow and production of the laboratory and insure consistent production from the lab

  • Work with the Operations Manager to plan, delegate and supervise the workload in the laboratory. Assign necessary resources (staff and reagents) for incoming projects and planning for future projects

  • Manage and ensure proper usage of online systems from HQ for project tracking and documentation

  • Maintain laboratory records of reagent and equipment usage and servicing and ensure proper functioning of lab equipment

  • Maintain inventory records and prepare necessary usage reports

  • Maintain training and skills of laboratory staff and periodically submit evaluations on staff

  • Work on implementing new procedures or protocols in the lab to expand offerings and improve efficiencies

  • Attend training sessions, either local or overseas, for further skills development of laboratory team

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant Life Science discipline

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in NGS lab

  • Minimum 1 years of experience in NGS lab management

  • Possess basic knowledge of problem structures

  • Good team player, independent, self-driven with good interpersonal skills

  • Possess good communication skills

  • Fast learner

  • Proficient in Chinese and English (to liaise with Chinese speaking associates)

Lab Officer

Department: Laboratory

Location: Singapore

Reporting Officer: Lab Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Receive biological samples from customers for NGS Sequencing
  • Prepare sequencing libraries, perform quality assessment and perform sequencing runs
  • Analyze sequencing data and report results to customers in a timely manner
  • Assist in ensuring proper documentation of all processes including monthly report of sequencing services conducted
  • Assist in trouble shooting for customers
  • Interact with bioinformaticians and evaluate bioinformatics output
  • Maintain lab equipment & documentation in accordance with quality requirements of ISO and CAP accreditation standards
  • Supervise and train junior staff
  • Other ad-hoc projects as required by the superiors

Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in Genetics, Biology or related life sciences major
  • 0-3 years lab work experience
  • Hands on NGS experience is highly desirable
  • Strong molecular biology background
  • Familiar with real time PCR, bioanalyser, sequencing assays
  • Familiar with bioinformatics software and methodologies is a plus
  • Good analytical skills and detail-oriented
  • A committed team player who is enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • Comfortable with flexible working hours

Customer Service

You may email your resume to our Human Resource Department at careers@novogeneait.sg to apply for the available opportunities.

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