Biorepository Team Leader - KB0522

The Biorepository Team Leader manages the Biorepositoryteam. S/he is responsible for logistics, handling and documentation of all samplesentering, stored and exiting IBBL. S/he is also responsible for thebiorepository area, its equipment, organization, tidiness and compliance with qualitysystem requirements
Rue Louis Rech 1, Entrée B, Dudelange L-3555, Luxembourg
13/06/2022 12:23:08
Key Accountabilities
  • Ensure the setup and operation of biorepository activities, and perform the full range of operations:
    - Collection kit design and production
    - Consumables ordering and stock management for biorepository
    - Incoming quality control of specimens and samples
    - Recording of all sample movements in LIMS or other tools
    - Management of content of biorepository storage devices including inventories
    - Sample retrieval and destruction
    - Packing and shipments in compliance with applicable regulations
    - Management of BioRepository equipments (e.g. Freezers, LN2 tanks)
    - In collaboration with the Head of Biorepository, ensure that the temperature monitoring system configuration  by the system administrator is correct and issue change control requests as appropriate

  • Manage  operations of the Biorepository Operations Team
  • In case of workload peaks, manage  temporary staff
  • In collaboration with the Head of Biorepository ensure the compliance with QMS of biorepository operations and of equipment under the Biorepository responsibility ; document all processes accordingly
  • Train and develop the Biorepository team and perform staff appraisals
  • Participate in on-going research and development of novel Biobanking techniques, including efficiency gains
  • In collaboration with the Head of Biorepository, communicate with the staff in clinical and research sites to ensure safety and regulatory compliance, quality control and a smooth transfer of samples and data
  • Communicate directly with key clients on operational subjects
  • Approve purchases up to the specified limit
  • Perform other related duties as required, such as: development of procedures related to Biorepository operations and equipment.

  • Degree ideally in Logistics (or related field) OR in Biology
  • Min 5 years of relevant job experience
  • On top of the Microsoft suite, proficient in the use of computers relative to technical equipment
  • Adaptability and rigour
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Solid Team leadership experience
  • Language skills: Fluent written and spoken English. Additional fluency in French or German is considered as an asset.
  • Previous work experience in either:  an accredited environment; a blood bank or clinical laboratory or a
  • Logistics company would be considered as an asset


  • Contract type:         Permanent contract
  • Work hours:              Full time (40h/week)
  • Location:                   Dudelange
  • Start date:                ASAP
  • Ref:                            VD/BTL0522/KB/BIOREP


Applications including a cover letter and a  curriculum vitae should be sent before 15 June 2022 through our website via the apply button below.
Please apply ONLINE formally through this web page.
Applications by email will not be considered. 
We very much encourage early application.