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Advertised on: 15 Sep 2022


Mandai Wildlife Group is dedicated to caring for the planet and protecting animals and nature. Conservation education is intrinsic in all interactions with the Group, to inspire action for a healthier world.

 

Mandai Wildlife Group is the steward of Mandai Wildlife Reserve, a unique wildlife and nature destination in Singapore that is home to world-renown wildlife parks which connect visitors to the fascinating world of wildlife. The Group is driving an exciting rejuvenation plan at Mandai Wildlife Reserve, adjacent to Singapore’s Central Catchment Nature Reserve, that will integrate five wildlife parks with distinctive nature-based experiences, green public spaces and an eco-friendly resort.

 

Mandai Wildlife Group advocates for biodiversity, contributes leading wildlife research, develops innovative solutions to promote living sustainably, and collaborates with conservation partners in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

 

The Group provides funding and in-kind support to Mandai Nature for conservation work across Southeast Asia.

 

Mandai Global, an entity that is part of the Group, will establish and operate new lines of business anchored in creating positive outcomes for nature and wildlife.

 

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

·       Directly supervise veterinary technicians for diagnostic and research laboratory activities.

·       Develops, maintains and modifies short and long term planning and services for the laboratory.

·       Perform laboratory tasks to ensure timely and efficient delivery of diagnostic and research laboratory results as required.

·       Works with the entire veterinary team to ensure laboratory requirements of the preventive medicine program (including quarantine, routine exams, disease monitoring, parasite control, vaccinations, geriatric care programs and periodic nutrition reviews) are met.

·       Participate in dialogue with veterinarians and pathologists about laboratory support for animal care and welfare, nutrition, breeding and husbandry.

·       Collaborate with veterinary pathologist to ensure the needs for histopathology and necropsy are supported by the laboratory.

·       Ensures compliance with national regulations, including maintaining and regularly  updating records and systems for safety and quality standards, protocols and best practices.

 

Job Requirements:

·       Degree in Laboratory Science or related field

·       Minimum 5 years of relevant laboratory management experience

·       Knowledge of a wide range of laboratory techniques including biochemistry, haematology, molecular genetics and microbiology

·       Ability to work in a multicultural and diverse environment

·       Ability to work without supervision, detailed-oriented

·       Ability to work weekends, holidays, and occasional after-hour assignments.

 

 


Specialization : Others
Type of Employment : Contract
Minimum Experience : 5
Work Location : Singapore Zoo