54gene Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [5 new]

54gene Latest Vacancies and Careers in Nigeria October, 2021

54gene was founded in 2019 by Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong to address the significant gap in the global genomics market; Nearly 90% of genetic material used in pharmaceutical research is Caucasian. Only 2% is African, despite the fact that Africans and people of African ancestry are more genetically diverse than all other world populations combined.

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Job Title: Senior Accountant | 54gene | Location: Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Finance 
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Reports to: Financial Controller 
Supervises: Junior Accountant

Job Description

  • We are looking for an ambitious Accountant to provide support to the finance department by managing daily accounting tasks in a smooth, timely and efficient manner across different jurisdictions.
  • You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances. 
  • Preparing financial statements and financial reporting are a large part of the accountant’s routine work.  
  • The ideal candidate should be well-versed in accounting principles, month-end closing procedures,  preparation of management accounts and should be able to work comfortably with numbers while paying attention to detail. Reporting to the Financial Controller, s/he provides assistance for the finance function to achieve its departmental objectives in financial reporting, treasury and liquidity management, delivering improved cash flow, budgeting, cost reduction, optimizing financial performance and fostering the growth of the company. 
  • The role requires hands-on oversight in maintaining the company’s financial records, overseeing accounts payable, payment processing, budgetary/regulatory compliance and ensuring adequate liquidity during periods of rapid growth.
  • S/he also provides effective support to the financial controller in day-to-day planning, implementing, managing and controlling of accounting and financial-related activities of the company.

Essential Functions
Overseeing the Account payable & payment processing functions:

  • Monitoring payment cycle activities and ensure all due vendor, employee and regulatory payment obligations are settled and when due.
  • Ensure strict compliance to the payment process in line with payment terms, supporting/KYC documentation and appropriate budgetary approvals
  • perform suppliers statement reconciliation, ageing analysis and key project reconciliation.
  • Recommend improvements to the account payable process.

Month-end closing & Account reconciliations:

  • Posting and reconciliation of designated bank accounts regularly
  • Ensure accurate bank account reconciliation reports are available for sign off at work day 5 of every month.
  • Support each month-end closing with any journal entries, accruals and supplier postings, prepayments, depreciation runs, or intercompany schedules as may be allocated to you.
  • Handling intercompany reconciliation transactions and postings(Kenya/Tanzania/Senegal)
  • Preparation of TB and monthly management accounts on or before day 15 of every new month.

Treasury Management Support:

  • Work closely with the financial controller to review funding needs and report of treasury activities for leadership.
  • Support cash and liquidity management through cash flow planning and forecasting.
  • Managing banking relationships, review bank instructions and other correspondence.
  • Provide periodic ad-hoc reports as may be necessary.

Budgeting:

  • Consolidation of monthly and annual departmental budgets
  • Consolidation of weekly rolling cash flow forecast.
  • Monitoring of actual spending against budget for variance analysis or cash utilization report.

Statutory Audit:

  • Maintain company records for easy retrieval during audit fieldwork
  • Ensure your work is ready for external audit 30 days after the end of each financial year 
  • Ensure all items on the external auditor’s management letter that affect your role are closed and do not re-occur in the next audit
  • Preparation of audited financial statement.

Project Accounting Support:

  • Represent the finance team in an assigned project team and track all financial data, project costs and also facilitate payments related to the project.

Requirements / Qualifications
Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university
  • Membership with ICAN / ACCA / CPA / CMA is compulsory
  • A Diploma or certificate in IFRS is required for ICAN/CPA/CMA holder
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration (MBA) and related degrees or certification in CFA is an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have completed NYSC service year.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience
  • Big 4 experience is an added advantage
  • Strong understanding of finance, GAAP, IFRS, and/or technical accounting, preferred.
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, swiftly changing entrepreneurial environment, experience in rapidly growing companies, preferred.
  • Experience working in a company based in multiple locations and across different countries is preferred.
  • Experience working in the accounts payable functions or a similar division within the finance department is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Good with numbers/figures and analytical acumen in managing financial records.
  • Good understanding of account and financial reporting principles/practices.
  • Intermediate to expert proficiency in MS Office and familiarity with relevant accounting software or ERP packages (e.g. Saga, SAP)
  • High level of precision and commendable attention to detail in data analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to build good relationships with other employees, bankers and stakeholders.
  • Results-oriented and able to manage demands and prioritize.
  • English fluency, excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Cross-cultural competency, ability to adapt fast and work as part of a diverse, global team.

Other:

  • Authorization to work in Nigeria
  • Valid international travel documentation
  • Occasional domestic and international travel may be required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 54gene celebrates diversity and is proud to be an inclusive employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, marital status, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a mental or physical disability, or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristics.

Job Title: Medical Science Liaison Officer | 54gene

Location: Lagos
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Department: Medical Affairs
Reports to: Head of Medical Affairs, Africa

Essential Functions

  • Supporting role for marketing diagnostics services
  • Provide physician support for consumers referred for genetics counselling
  • Provide ongoing education for healthcare provider
  • Facilitate Speaker Trainings and SEE meetings
  • Facilitate advisory board meetings to gather information on unmet medical needs
  • Keep up to date with the literature and share information with sales reps regularly.
  • Ensure that all activities and interactions comply with business policies and SOPs.
  • Participate in training programmers relevant to job description.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Life Sciences / Genomics related field, or MBBS.
  • Candidates must be willing to join a dynamic environment, willing to learn quickly, and work well in a team.
  • Candidates should be excellent communicators, possess the ability to form and maintain professional relationships and keep up to date with scientific developments.

Experience:

  • Prior professional experience in an academic and/or life science setting
  • At least 3 years of post graduate work experience in related field

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer Skills – Proficient ability to use a computer
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Flexibility – Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities.
  • Clear and flexible verbal, written and telephonic communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible, versatile, adaptable and take initiative
  • Strong presentation skills, proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences, internally and externally
  • Ability to successfully collaborate cross-functionally with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization.
  • Knowledge of medical office principles, standards, applications and tests offered at 54gene
  • Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical equipment in lab.

Other:

  • Willingness to travel if required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Physician Support Representative | 54gene | Location: Lagos | Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Department: Medical Affairs
Reports to: Clinical Lead

Job Description

  • Candidates  must be willing to join a dynamic environment, willing to learn quickly, and have strong clinical knowledge.
  • Candidates are required to be excellent communicators and able to analyze critical information efficiently.
  • Candidates should be flexible and have the capacity to execute tasks to a high standard.

Essential Functions

  • Supporting role for marketing diagnostics services
  • Provide clinical support to physicians for all laboratory services.

Requirements
Education & Certifications:

  • MBBS
  • Post-graduate experience in science related field advantageous

Experience:

  • At least 4 years of post graduate clinical /medical experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in medical expertise
  • Possess adequate clinical knowledge about medical conditions for which diagnostic services are offered.
  • Computer Skills – Proficient ability to use a computer
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Analytical skills – Ability to analyze and problem solve in an efficient manner.
  • Adequate clinical knowledge and application of diagnostics in disease areas such as oncology, fertility, prenatal screening.
  • Clinical application and interpretation of  microbiology and clinical chemistry tests
  • Basic knowledge of genomics
  • Clear and flexible verbal, written and telephonic communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible, versatile, adaptable and take initiative
  • Strong presentation skills, proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences, internally and externally
  • Ability to successfully collaborate cross-functionally with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization.
  • Knowledge of medical office principles, standards, applications and tests offered within our diagnostics business
  • Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical equipment in lab.

Other:

  • Willingness to travel if required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Patient Support | 54Gene | Location: Lagos | Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Department: Medical Affairs
Reports to: Clinical Lead

Job Description

  • Candidates must be willing to join a dynamic environment, willing to learn quickly, and have a strong clinical background.
  • Candidates will be required to be flexible and possess excellent communication skills.

Essential Functions

  • Provide clinical and emotional support for patients referred/requesting genetics counselling
  • Provide educational information for patients relevant to services offered at 54gene
  • Keep up to date with the literature and relevant information in relation to services offered
  • Participate in training programmes relevant to job description
  • Supporting role for marketing diagnostics services to potential clients where needed.

Requirements
Education & Certifications:

  • B.Sc in Psychology or MBBS
  • Additional training in counseling advantageous.

Experience:

  • Prior professional experience in an academic and/or life science setting
  • At least 3 years of post graduate work experience in related fields.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations.
  • Adequate clinical knowledge and application of diagnostics in disease areas such as oncology, fertility, prenatal screening.
  • Clinical application and interpretation of  microbiology and clinical chemistry tests
  • Basic knowledge of genomics
  • Ability to communicate efficiently, with empathy, in a non-judgemental manner and quickly adapt style of communication to suit situation
  • Ability to cope with emotional situations in a calm manner
  • Computer Skills – Proficient ability to use a computer
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Flexibility – Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities.
  • Clear and flexible verbal, written and telephonic communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible, versatile, adaptable and take initiative
  • Ability to successfully collaborate cross-functionally with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization.
  • Knowledge of medical office principles, standards, applications and tests offered at 7RL
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology and medical equipment in lab.

Other:

  • Willingness to travel if required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Customer Support Representative (Diagnostics)

Location: Lagos
Department: Sales
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Sales and Customer Support Director
Industry: Biotechnology

Job Description

  • The customer support representative (Diagnostics) is responsible for providing superior service with each customer interaction in a friendly and timely manner.
  • He/She manages customers queries and complaints by maintaining a high level of standard that support 54gene’s reputation.
  • They collaborate with all departments to develop a framework for excellent support and drive efficient first response time, Average response time, total handle time for the Diagnostics business. 

Essential Functions

  • Communicate with customers through various 54gene channels (Chat, phone, and emails)
  • Manage the platforms as it relates to resolving customer issues (Ticket opening)
  • Provides a first step resolution of customer related issues as it relates to Diagnostics platforms issues (Consumers and providers)
  • Keeps records of customer interactions, transactions, comments, and complaints.
  • Escalates issues to various departments and coordinates the implementation of corrective measures related to Diagnostics platforms (Consumers and Providers)
  • On an ongoing basis, generate insights that guides and improve 54gene’simage amongst consumers.
  • Providing feedback to various departments on the efficiency of the customer service process.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and provide professional customer support.
  • Maintain a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers at all times.
  • Periodically surveys customers to identify customers perception on 54gene’s strengths and opportunity in the Diagnostics market in Nigeria.
  • Responding promptly to customer inquiries and Provide customer service levels within the framework of “Going the Extra Mile”, but not to the detriment of 54gene.

Education & Certifications

  • High School Diploma, General Education Degree or equivalent.

Experience

  • 1-3 years’ experience in the medical field (As a medical or Diagnostics representative)
  • Previous experience in customer support would be a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to stay calm when customers are stressed or upset.
  • Comfortable using computers.
  • Good listening skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and ability to follow-through
  • Ability to communicate with diverse audiences, internally and externally
  • Ability to build rapport and connect with people
  • Understanding of consumer behaviors and industry trends
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM/client database software systems
  • Understanding of diagnostics and the science focus of the business
  • Ability to thrive in a complex, cross-functional and science-driven environment
  • Cross-cultural competency: ability to work with a diverse team
  • English fluency: fluency in Yoruba, Igbo and/or Hausa will be a plus.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer
54gene celebrates diversity and is proud to be an inclusive employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, marital status, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a mental or physical disability, or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristics.

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