[Protein, Protein, and Metabolomics Facility]
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Project Technical Assistant VI (SG 15)

Job Type: Contract of Service
Duration: October 01, 2023 to August 14, 2024 (10 months)
Project Title: Screening for Metabolomic Biomarkers of Diabetic Nephropathy in Filipino Adult Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients
Study Site: Philippine Genome Center, University of the Philippines

Job Description:

The Project Technical Assistant VI (PTA IV) is mainly responsible for overseeing the administrative functions of the project, including but not limited to procurement, documentation, and accounting of project expenses. S/he will serve as a liaison between officers of the ethics board, project site, and implementing agency for the coordination of activities and events. S/he will assist in writing reports and summaries of the status of the project as part of the regular reporting to the funding agency.

S/he is expected to:

  • Oversee the administrative functions of the project and facilitate communication between all parties involved in the project 
  • Spearhead procurement of reagents, supplies, and equipment needed for the project
  • Track and file all incurred expenses/disbursements of the project 
  • Monitor and draft financial reports quarterly
  • Liaise between UPMREB, PGH, and PGC-PPMF for proper and timely coordination of events.
  • Assist in writing reports and status of the project to the project leader and funding agency 
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned by the project leader


Education:  Graduate of any bachelor’s degree preferably in any Life Sciences-related field
Training: Knowledgeable in government procurement and/or experience in public health
Experience: At least 1 year of experience in employment in a related field
Competency: Independence and Diligence, Organizational Commitment, Integrity, Quality, Service Focus, Teamwork, Stewardship of Resources, Effective Communication, Self-Development and Learning, Computer Literacy

Other Qualifications

  • Should be fully vaccinated prior to deployment in the field
  • Ability to work confidently and successfully under minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of various software applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other relevant computer programs and software
  • Exceptional writing, organization, analysis, and research abilities, effective communication skills

All positions are a non-permanent status (Contract of Service).

with Subject: PGC PPMF [POSITION] Application
  • CV/resume
  • Letter of Intent
  • Photocopy of Transcript of Records
  • Photocopy of Diploma (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license (if applicable)
  • Address to: Neil Andrew D. Bascos, Ph.D., Officer-in-Charge, PGC-PPMF