Recruitment for Facility Operations Associate at 54Gene Nigeria

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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: Facility Operations Associate
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Industry: Biotechnology
Department: Operations & Facilities
Reports to: Senior Manager, Operations & Facilities
Zip/Postal Code: 105102
Position Summary

  • The Facility Operations Associate is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the assigned building(s) of 54gene.
  • S / he will be assisting with projects such as moving, maintaining building inventories, and other facilities functions.
  • S / he will be responsible for responding / resolving employee issues, safety, efficiency, and management of property, according to the industry standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Involved in day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to the company’s buildings and premises.
  • Implement facility management policies and procedures.
  • Manage facilities by doing regular walkarounds.
  • Responsible for building and grounds maintenance; including space management.
  • Project management, supervising, and coordinating work of contractors.
  • Produce weekly reports, including an operations summary of completed and planned operations activity.
  • Ensuring the building meets health and safety requirements/standards.
  • Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily according to agreed terms. follow up on any deficiencies.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of all company buildings and grounds, including the branch offices and residences.
  • Ensure that the electricity generators are operational at all times when required.
  • Ensure Energy management solutions are adhered to at 54gene’s locations.
  • Liaise with all relevant regulatory bodies and utility providers to ensure business activities in all facilities are running.
  • Ensure service providers deliver value commensurate with what they are being paid.
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.


  • B.Sc / HND in Facility Management, Engineering, Engineering Construction and any other related field
  • 2-5 years working experience in facility management
  • Well-versed in technical/engineering operations and facilities management best practices
  • Experience in the Health industry would be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • High attention to detail and efficient problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to speak with all levels of employees, guests, vendors, and team members
  • Good Reporting skill
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel and Powerpoint
  • Outstanding organizational skills
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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