Head of Environment and Food Safety Laboratory

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Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) is a for-non-profit institution of public utility in Cambodia.
The Institute, which in 1992 signed an agreement with the Royal Government of Cambodia, renewed
by amendment on March 2013, is under the patronage of the Cambodian Ministry of Health. At the
forefront of biomedical research in infectious diseases (bacteriology, virology, malaria, immunology,
epidemiology) laboratories are among the most equipped and efficient in Cambodia and Southeast

Job title: Head of Environment and Food Safety Laboratory

Job details

Salary Type: Competitive
Minimum salary: 0
Maximum salary: 0
Job type: Full-Time
Location: Phnom Penh
Category: Manager/Supervisor/Executive

lnstitut Pasteur du Cambodge is recruiting a Head of laboratory to manage the Environment and Food Safety Laboratory (LEFS).

The selected candidate will be trained for a period of at least three months in the laboratory and formally appointed after the departure of the current head of laboratory in 2018.


Recruitment conditions:

Required level:

Ø  Diploma of Engineer or Master Degree / A PhD in biology would be a plus.

Ø  High scientific background in microbiology

Ø  Language required: good English, French would be a plus.

Ø  Available to start on 1st of December, 2017


Expertise and skills required:

Ø  Recognized capabilities and expertise in microbiology

Ø  Excellent writing skills in English.

Ø  Methodology and thoroughness in work

Ø  Competences in team management

Ø  Excellent organizational skills

Ø  Communicative spirit

Ø  Good listening and teaching skills

Ø  Experience in quality management

Ø  Mastering internet and computer skills


Responsibilities and main activities:

Ø  Ensuring compliance with management objectives

Ø  Manage and plan laboratory technical and administrative activities

Ø  Supervise different research projects, tender and contracts in which the laboratory is involved

Ø  Follow and manage the technical activities of the laboratory

Ø  Results interpretation and validation

Ø  Developing new techniques

Ø  Enhance laboratory results and data and initiate research projects

Ø  Regulatory and standards monitoring

Ø  Plan each year equipment needs and maintenance

Ø  Ensure and maintain optimal client services

Ø  Ensure relationships with suppliers and government authorities

Ø  Staff management in LEFS

Ø  Supervise and monitor laboratory technical activities and pathogen’s identification

Ø  Process personal technical clearances

Ø  Establish and manage staff training plan

Ø  Maintain and continue quality management process initiated since April 2016


The complete application includes a cover letter – with salary expectations, copies of diplomas, work certificates, curriculum vitae with a recent photo, Identity Card photocopy - all certified documents to the originals – are to be sent to the Human Resources department of Institut Pasteur du Cambodge #5, Boulevard Monivong, Phnom Penh, Cambodia or by email to:, phone number: 092 777 665.


Deadline November 20th, 2017.

Status: Approved
Publish date: 2017-11-01
Expiry date: 2017-11-20
Premium job: No
Employer: Institut Pasteur du Cambodge
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