Recruitment for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Administrator at 54Gene Nigeria

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

54gene is a health technology company centered on advancing the field of African genomics to unlock scientific discoveries as well as improve diagnostic and treatment outcomes within Africa and the global community.

Founded in 2019, 54gene utilizes human genetic data derived from diverse African populations, to improve the state of healthcare through large-scale discovery and translational research, advanced molecular diagnostics, and inclusive clinical programs. Our mission is to deliver on the promise of precision medicine for Africans and the global population, by bridging the global health disparity gap.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Administrator

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time
Reports to: VP, Lab Operation
Department: Laboratory Operations

Position Summary

  • The LIMS Administrator role encompasses many aspects of sample management, analysis configuration, and overall lab documentation management. Instrument calibrations, chemical management, and on-site/virtual training are other key responsibilities in this role.
  • Maintenance support, design & build, updating existing data, and adding new data points while updating business and user documentation are other key responsibilities.
  • This position is expected to provide leadership to support LIMS and continue to improve the application to support the business and laboratory needs.
  • Seeking an individual who has experience managing an application and supporting multiple users across various sites. Communication, organization, and initiative are key skills needed for this role.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure on-time and in-scope implementation of enhancements to system
  • Provide end-user support
  • Provide first level diagnostic of incidents and support end-users and work with IT to resolve issues
  • Responsible for master data management
  • Create data queries against database
  • Create reports using Crystal Reports
  • Create/Update documentation


  • Bachelor’s Degree or IT (Technical Degree) in Computer Science, Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry or related discipline) preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in use/administration of LIMS.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • At least one year of  Crystal Reports experience
  • Coding experience desired
  • Working knowledge of LIMS Basic, Crystal Reports, Chemistry, Laboratory Research Environments, application support
  • Prior experience with LIMS system
  • Sample management experience
  • Lab experience or other application support for laboratory research is preferable
  • Business support analyst, senior application analyst or other IT related experience is preferred.

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, 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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