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New Era Newspaper Friday July 21, 2017

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30 ADVERT Friday, July 21 2017 | NEW ERA SC 22_02_15 ORANJEMUND TOWN COUNCIL Vision: A unique town that thrives on new possibilities Mission: To deliver inclusive services whilst ultivating citizenry participation for a sustainable and prosperous future Our commitment To be the leading publication corporation, which adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards within Namibia and beyond. EXPRESSION OF INTEREST NOTICE NUMBER: SC/RP/ORTC-02/2017 Development of the Local Economic Development (LED) Strategy, (2018-2022) Expressions of Interest are hereby invited from consulting firms to embark on the professional services of developing a Local Economic Development (LED) Strategy for the Oranjemund Town Council. The project will include: 1. LED strategy document for 5 year period 2018 - 2022 2. LED implementation plan for 5 year period 2018 - 2022 Closing Date and Time: 04/08/2017 17:00 Request for Proposal: Submission: Technical Enquries: Procument Enquries Available upon request at non-refundable cost of N0.00 Submit the Technical proposal and Financial proposal in one sealed envelope indicating the EOI number and Title on the front side of the envelope and the name of the proposing company and address on the back side. Deliver to: The Procurement Management Unit Oranjemund Town Council P O BOX 178, Oranjemund Frieda Amwaalwa / Andy Garrison Email: / Varonique Forbes VACANCY The National Commission on Research Science and Technology (NCRST), a State-Owned Enterprise established in terms of the Research, Science and Technology Act, 2004 (Act no. 23 of 2004) with a primary role of promotion, coordination and development of research, science, technology and innovation in Namibia, has the following vacancy for vibrant and innovative candidates aspiring to join a progressive team: Senior Scientist: Biotechnology Job Grading: Paterson C3 Primary Purpose of the Position: To plan, co-ordinate, monitor and supervise biotechnology-related laboratory testing, i.e. genetically modified organism (GMO) or GMO product safety, in compliance with the biosafety requirements as set out in the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act no.7, 2006). Key Performance Areas: Coordinate all functions of the GMO detection laboratory, including prioritisation of testing schedules to be conducted in the GMO laboratory. Identify all areas in which the GMO testing should be conducted and continuously monitor the Institution’s practices regarding GMO testing and research. Maintain the quality management system in the laboratory and develop and update manuals, as and when required. Evaluate available resources against ISO standards in order to obtain and maintain a GMO laboratory certification/accreditation status. Ensure the maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment on a regular basis. Implement effective housekeeping and hygiene standards to ensure maintenance of the laboratory health & safety regulations. Review, authorise, and maintain a record of laboratory test reports. Report test results to clients and other relevant authorities and provide expert advice to management and relevant stakeholders on test improvements. Accountable for the laboratory budget and the procurement of material and equipment as when needed. Supervise all reporting staff and attend to all management and leadership responsibilities. Minimum Qualification, Experience & Competence Requirement: A Bachelor of Science Degree (NQF Level 7) in Biotechnology, Biochemistry or Microbiology. At least five (5) years’ relevant working experience in a testing laboratory. A sound knowledge of ISO 17025 and international and national Biosafety legislative frameworks. Must be a critical thinker, with excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. Ability to supervise and lead a team. Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, especially when dealing with clients. The incumbent should be able to spent most of the working time in the laboratory. Employment Conditions: This is a permanent appointment with a performance agreement. Enquiries should be directed to: Ms. Naimhwaka at Office Tel. No.: +264 61 431 7000. Applications supported by a detailed CV and certified documents can be hand delivered at the NCRST Head Office, Erf 490, Platinum Street, Prosperita, Windhoek, or posted to The HR Officer, NCRST, Private Bag 13253, Windhoek. Please note that no electronic applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no applications will be returned. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to various assessments including psychometric testing. Closing Date: 26 July 2017 at 17h00 @NCRST_Namibia

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