[ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES]

(1) ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – SG 10

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative and clerical support such as encoding and/or preparing disbursement vouchers (DVs); organizing and consolidating records in print and digital formats;
  • Introduce and maintain a centralized digital filing system of disbursement records for personnel and procurement transactions;
  • Monitor, and update the status of all disbursements; prepare minutes of all ADMIN meetings;
  • Submit quarterly reports, and prepare workflows to standardize SOP, as needed;
  • Assist the AO V in all activities/documentation necessary for the ISO preparation of the center;
  • Perform other duties that may be required by the Program Director/Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of business administration or secretarial management
  • With at least one (1) year of professional experience in bookkeeping, documentation, and/or records management
  • With working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel Powerpoint, and can use basic office equipment
  • Pleasing personality, resourceful, assertive, and can work with minimum supervision

All positions are a non-permanent status. Instructions to interested applicants:

  • View pgc.up.edu.ph to familiarize with the office.
  • Please address your letter of application to:

Dr. Cynthia P. Saloma, Executive Director Philippine Genome Center

University of the Philippines Diliman Campus, Quezon City

    • In your cv, please list reference/s with their contact details (email and phone numbers).
    • Indicate TIN no.
SUBMIT YOUR LETTER OF APPLICATION AND CV TO [email protected] 
with Subject: PGC Admin Assistant Application
[CORE FACILITY FOR BIOINFORMATICS]

JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER – SG 11 (2022)

The Philippine Genome Center is looking for one (1) junior software developers. The software developer/s will work on a web-based application that will be used by scientists and researchers throughout the Philippines. The projected date of completion is January 2023.

Qualifications

The role of the junior software developer is to develop a web interface that will consume the services provided by a RESTful server. The web interface must be developed using ReactJS and Tailwind CSS. Additional tasks include requirements gathering, system and software design, testing and verification, and documentation writing.

  • Has experience in Javascript and Javascript frameworks, preferably ReactJS.
  • Must also be experienced with CSS and Tailwind CSS.
  • Familiarity with Javascript build tools is a plus.
  • Must be experienced with implementing authentication with OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect.
  • Must be familiar with implementing Javascript Applications that use REST APIs.
  • Must also be knowledgeable with docker and docker-compose. Experience with Kubernetes is preferred.
  • Must be familiar with Figma, and must be knowledgeable about transforming User Interface mockups into actual user interfaces.
  • Familiar with Git, Gitlab, and SSH.
  • Knowledge of Python and FastAPI is a plus.
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases is a plus.
  • Must be knowledgeable with Object-Oriented Concepts and Design Patterns.
  • Has experience working on a software project (portfolio required) in school or at work.
  • Must also be willing to do non-development tasks such as requirements analysis, data modeling, software design, and documentation writing.
  • Must also be familiar with documentation tools including markdown and LaTeX.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google docs is also a plus.
  • Knowledge in biology/bioinformatics concepts is not required but it is also a plus.
  • Preferably a college graduate or graduating by the end of this semester.

Requirements

Candidates in any of the positions must submit the following:

  • Resume/CV with references.
  • Cover Letter.
  • Transcript of grades/TCG.
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO [email protected] and CC [email protected] 
with Subject: PGC CFB [POSITION] Application
[ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES]

(1) Junior ICT Assistant (Administrative Assistant) – SG 10 (Contract of Services)

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the set standard operating procedures in receiving samples from clients;
  • Monitor and ensure documentation of all accepted job orders of the laboratory;
  • Expedite all procurement activities and other administrative tasks in the laboratory;
  • Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies and reagents to ensure unnecessary interruption in rendering technical services;
  • Ensure timely and accurate entries in DSCF client database;
  • Handle client inquiries and employ best practices in handling customer complaints;
  • Employ best practices in maintaining cleanliness of laboratory premises;
  • Perform other duties that may be required by the Program Director/Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of any 4 year course
  • 1 year of relevant experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and database management software
  • Preferably with experience in coordination with other government agencies
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Serve as receiving and releasing personnel at the DSCF
  • Perform other duties as may be required

All positions are a non-permanent status. Instructions to interested applicants:

  • View pgc.up.edu.ph to familiarize with the office.
  • Please address your letter of application to:

Dr. Cynthia P. Saloma, Executive Director Philippine Genome Center

University of the Philippines Diliman Campus, Quezon City

    • In your cv, please list reference/s with their contact details (email and phone numbers).
    • Indicate TIN no.
SUBMIT YOUR LETTER OF APPLICATION AND CV TO [email protected] 
with Subject: PGC Admin Assistant (DSCF) Application
[ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES]

📩 One (1) University Researcher I SG-16 

Education

1. MA or MS degree; or
2. AB or BS degree plus 18 units of graduate work completed
3. AB or BS degree

Experience

1. None required; or
2. 2 years of experience in mid-level research operations, or as University Research Associate I or II; or
3. 5 years of experience in mid-level research operations, or as University Research Associate I or II

Job Description

  1. Provide technical support for IT issues encountered by PGC personnel.
  2. Setup, maintain and manage office and laboratory IT network and security.
  3. Administer workstations, network printers, phones, routers, switches, and other IT related equipment in PGC offices and core laboratories.
  4. Work with the Building Administrator and Security Officers in maintaining the overall security of the PGC building.
  5. Initiate and implement ICT policies within the PGC as well as ensure compliance with the University’s ICT policies.
  6. Coordinate with pertinent agencies within and outside the University on general IT matters.
  7. Perform other duties as may require by the Executive Director

Preference:

  • At least BS graduate of any related fields in the life sciences and/or computation
  • With at least 1 year of experience in service-oriented and/or research-oriented bioinformatics activities in a reputable genomics and/or bioinformatics institution
  • Knowledgeable or has experience working with high-performance computing systems, computer security, relational and non-relational databases, data modelling, data visualization, and machine learning
  • With experience in full stack development, containerization and orchestration
  • Experience in IT administration is a plus
  • Experience in genomic biosurveillance-related endeavors is a plus
  • With excellent scientific and technical writing skills
  • With good interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skills

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and submit through email at [email protected]:

Required Documents:
1. Letter of application addressed to Prof. Ariel S. Betan
2. CS Form No. 212 Revised 2017: Personal Data Sheet (PDS) and Work Experience Sheet
3. Photocopy of Scholastic Record/Academic Record such as diploma and transcript of records (TOR)
4. Original copies or certified true copies of Certificates of Employment, Contracts, Appointments or Service Record
5. Other required documents as specified in the Preference

Supplemental Documents (if any):
6. Photocopy of Training Certificates or Learning and Development Interventions
7. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license
8. Performance Ratings or Certificate of Performance for the last two (2) rating periods (i.e. January to June 2021 and July to December 2021) with at least Very Satisfactory ratings or its equivalent
9. Certificate/s of Awards/Citation/Commendation

Note:
1) Applicants with incomplete Required Documents shall not be considered to be included in the list of qualified candidates.
2) Submission of Supplemental Documents is encouraged.
3) Late submission shall not be accepted.
4) Submission should only be made through email ([email protected]). Walk-in applicants will not be entertained as of this time to secure the health and safety of the
applicants and the employees.

📩 One (1) University Researcher I SG-16

Education

1. MA or MS degree; or
2. AB or BS degree plus 18 units of graduate work completed
3. AB or BS degree

Experience

1. None required; or
2. 2 years of experience in mid-level research operations, or as University Research Associate I or II; or
3. 5 years of experience in mid-level research operations, or as University Research Associate I or II

Job Description

  1. Maintenance, care, troubleshooting, and usage of 3730xl Capillary Sequencer as well as optimization of other related protocols
  2. Perform basic molecular biology experiments such as DNA/RNA Extraction, PCR, Capillary Sequencing, etc.
  3. Responsible for troubleshooting of basic molecular biology equipment and optimization of protocols
  4. Prepare post-run analysis of basic molecular biology services
  5. Perform and assist in quality control of samples
  6. Organize and monitor laboratory supplies and reagents
  7. Monitor and ensure proper laboratory waste disposal

Preference:

  • At least BS graduate of Molecular Biology, Biology, biochemistry and other related fields
  • With at least 1 year of research and laboratory experience
  • With excellent scientific and technical writing skills
  • With good interpersonal and intrapersonal

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and submit through email at [email protected]:

Required Documents:
1. Letter of application addressed to Prof. Ariel S. Betan
2. CS Form No. 212 Revised 2017: Personal Data Sheet (PDS) and Work Experience Sheet
3. Photocopy of Scholastic Record/Academic Record such as diploma and transcript of records (TOR)
4. Original copies or certified true copies of Certificates of Employment, Contracts, Appointments or Service Record
5. Other required documents as specified in the Preference

Supplemental Documents (if any):
6. Photocopy of Training Certificates or Learning and Development Interventions
7. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license
8. Performance Ratings or Certificate of Performance for the last two (2) rating periods (i.e. January to June 2021 and July to December 2021) with at least Very Satisfactory ratings or its equivalent
9. Certificate/s of Awards/Citation/Commendation

Note:
1) Applicants with incomplete Required Documents shall not be considered to be included in the list of qualified candidates.
2) Submission of Supplemental Documents is encouraged.
3) Late submission shall not be accepted.
4) Submission should only be made through email ([email protected]). Walk-in applicants will not be entertained as of this time to secure the health and safety of the
applicants and the employees.

[ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES]

📩 One (1) Administrative Officer III SG-14

Education

Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job

Experience

1 year of relevant experience

Training

4 hours of relevant training

Eligibility

Career Service (Professional)/Second Level Eligibility

S/he will monitor, prepare, and report the entire Center’s revenues from research grants, client services, etc. She is expected to liaise with funding agencies, clients, project leaders, proponents on financial reporting, and budget preparation

Pre-project Assistance:
a. Assist proponent/ Project Leader in reviewing proposed Line-Item-Budget (LIB), ensuring correctness of entries
b. Maintain communication and coordinate with the project coordinator (of funding agencies) the required documents relevant to the approval of the project;
c. Once the proposal is approved, facilitate the signing and approval of the Memorandum of Agreement in accordance with UP-PGC’s SOP;
d. Transmit the signed MOA to the funding agency and once notarized submit MOA to OSU for BOR confirmation, and subsequently request for a sub-account from UP System Accounting Office.
Research Project Monitoring:
e. Follow-up and monitor the release of grant to PGC, once released communicate with UP System Cash Office for the Issuance of Official Receipt;
f. Transmit Official Receipt to the funding agency, and subsequently coordinate with UP System Accounting Office for the creation of “Books of Accounts”;
g. Coordinate with project leader and project personnel on PGC’s SOP in preparing purchase requisitions; the processing of Contract of Services, basic paper, and time sheets, correct monitoring of the project’s budget and disbursements;
h. Work closely with the project assistant in monitoring disbursements (book of accounts) of the project for timely preparation of financial reports;
i. Serves as the Project Assistant for research projects spearheaded by the Executive Director;
j. Monitor all PGC research projects in parallel with UP System Accounting Office;
k. Submit quarterly, annual, and terminal financial reports to Accounting Office and Funding Agency;
l. Upon project completion, facilitate the return of Unutilized Budget (UB) to the funding agency in coordination with the Project Leader, PGC JOM, Accounting Office, and Cash Office of the UP System;
m. Facilitate and Prepare documentation for fund transfers to CUs/Implementing agencies;
Coordinative-function
n. Work closely with the Proponent/ Project Leader, Project Assistant, and funding agency’s project coordinator;
o. Liaise with TTBDO, OVPLA, OVPAA, Accounting Office, and funding agencies.
p. Perform other duties that may be required by the Executive Director.

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and submit through email at [email protected]:

Required Documents:
1. Letter of application addressed to Prof. Ariel S. Betan
2. CS Form No. 212 Revised 2017: Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with attached Work Experience Sheet
3. Photocopy of Scholastic Record/Academic Record such as diploma and transcript of records (TOR)
4. Original copies or certified true copies of Certificates of Employment, Contracts, Appointments, Office Orders or Service Record
5. Photocopy of Training Certificates or Learning and Development Interventions
6. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license

Supplemental Documents (if any):
7. Performance Ratings or Certificate of Performance for the last two (2) rating periods (i.e. January to June 2021 and July to December 2021) with at least Very Satisfactory ratings or its equivalent
8. Certificate/s of Awards/Citation/Commendation

Note:
1) Applicants with incomplete Required Documents shall not be considered to be included in the list of qualified candidates.
2) Submission of Supplemental Documents is encouraged.
3) Late submission shall not be accepted.
4) Submission should only be made through email ([email protected]). Walk-in applicants will not be entertained as of this time to secure the health and safety of the
applicants and the employees.

📩 One (1) Laboratory Technician III SG-10

Education

Completion of 2 years of studies in college

Experience

2 years of relevant experience

Training

8 hours of relevant training

Eligibility

Laboratory Technician (CSC MC 10, s. 2013 – Category II)

  1. Assist in basic molecular biology experiments such as DNA/RNA Extraction, PCR, Capillary Sequencing, etc.
  2. Receive and encode client samples as well as perform first-pass quality control
  3. Assist in organizing and monitoring laboratory supplies and reagents
  4. Arrange and file documents such as client and sample details as well as ensure that they are linked to the laboratory information system
  5. Helps and maintain laboratory upkeep and cleanliness

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and submit through email at [email protected]:

Required Documents:
1. Letter of application addressed to Prof. Ariel S. Betan
2. CS Form No. 212 Revised 2017: Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with attached Work Experience Sheet
3. Photocopy of Scholastic Record/Academic Record such as diploma and transcript of records (TOR)
4. Original copies or certified true copies of Certificates of Employment, Contracts, Appointments, Office Orders or Service Record
5. Photocopy of Training Certificates or Learning and Development Interventions
6. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license

Supplemental Documents (if any):
7. Performance Ratings or Certificate of Performance for the last two (2) rating periods (i.e. January to June 2021 and July to December 2021) with at least Very Satisfactory ratings or its equivalent
8. Certificate/s of Awards/Citation/Commendation

Note:
1) Applicants with incomplete Required Documents shall not be considered to be included in the list of qualified candidates.
2) Submission of Supplemental Documents is encouraged.
3) Late submission shall not be accepted.
4) Submission should only be made through email ([email protected]). Walk-in applicants will not be entertained as of this time to secure the health and safety of the applicants and the employees.

[ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES]

📩 One (1) Administrative Officer II SG-11

Education

Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job

Experience

None Required

Training

None Required

Eligibility

Career Service (Professional)/Second Level Eligibility

S/he will monitor, track, prepare billing statements, and report all revenues generated from client services of the core facilities. S/he is expected to report on collections & receivables, and to monitor & prepare budget & expense reports of the core
facilities of the entire Center

Administrative Support to Admin and Core Facilities:
a. Prepare pertinent documents of core facilities’ procurement and reimbursement transactions, and progress reports;
b. Ensure proper monitoring and records-keeping of the core facilities’ documents by logging/scanning and endorsing to superior/appropriate contacts;
c. Arrange logistics and take minutes of program meetings, and also serves as secretariat if any;
d. Monitor/maintain core facilities’ (including its research projects) budget and track expenditures;
e. Coordinate with UP System Offices for pertinent documents or research reports;
f. Help build positive relations within the team and external parties.
Internal Financial Monitoring Duties:
g. Maintain internal monitoring of PGC internal operating budget – track budget vs expenses;
h. Maintain internal monitoring of PGC’s revenue streams from research admin costs, client servicing, publication rewards, and other technical services;
i. Prepare quarterly and bi-annual/ annual reports of PGC’s IOB expenditures & revenues
j. Monitor receivables (unpaid accounts) of core facilities, and make the necessary follow-up with clients
k. Maintain good relations with relevant UP System Offices, especially when reconciling/ tracking documents/payments and others.
Customer Service / Office Support Duties:
l. Ensure the front desk is tidy and has all necessary stationery and materials
m. Ensure timely and accurate customer service
n. Handle complaints and specific customer requests
o. Handle calls and endorse to requested person as well as greet and assist guests accordingly;
p. Ensure prompt delivery of documents to appropriate offices/departments;
q. Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director.

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and submit through email at [email protected]:

Required Documents:
1. Letter of application addressed to Prof. Ariel S. Betan
2. CS Form No. 212 Revised 2017: Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with attached Work Experience Sheet
3. Photocopy of Scholastic Record/Academic Record such as diploma and transcript of records (TOR)
4. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license

Supplemental Documents (if any):
5. Original copies or certified true copies of Certificates of Employment, Contracts, Appointments, Office Orders or Service Record
6. Photocopy of Training Certificates or Learning and Development Interventions
7. Performance Ratings or Certificate of Performance for the last two (2) rating periods (i.e. January to June 2021 and July to December 2021) with at least Very Satisfactory ratings or its equivalent
8. Certificate/s of Awards/Citation/Commendation

Note:
1) Applicants with incomplete Required Documents shall not be considered to be included in the list of qualified candidates.
2) Submission of Supplemental Documents is encouraged.
3) Late submission shall not be accepted.
4) Submission should only be made through email ([email protected]). Walk-in applicants will not be entertained as of this time to secure the health and safety of the applicants and the employees.

📩 One (1) Information Technology Officer I SG-19

Education

Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job

Experience

2 years of relevant experience

Training

8 hours of relevant training

Eligibility

Career Service (Professional)/Second Level Eligibility

The System/I.T. Administrator is responsible for the upkeep and review of all ICT equipment and peripherals of the entire Center. S/he is in charge of ensuring optimal use of available ICT resources as well as in maintaining inventory and procurement of needed ICT tools and equipment units of the entire Center
a. Leads development and maintenance of PGC’s data center and HPC system
b. Ensure that the data center and HPC systems of the facility are running smoothly and must interface with direct access clients in troubleshooting problems related to the computing system
c. Perform continuous improvement and optimization software for HPC or participate in the development of new software/tools/algorithms for bioinformatics analysis using HPC at CFB, ASTI, or other cloud resources;
d. Assist in the development, deployment, and maintenance of information management systems of the PGC in coordination with ED or CFB Director and CFB Staff;
e. Create/update guidelines and best practices for efficient use of the Facility’s computing resources (particularly bioinformatics software and job scheduling system).
f. Assists the System Administrator in ensuring that all kernel-space software and systems are updated as necessary, and/or with the latest security patches on HPC systems and staff workstations, as applicable;
g. Coordinates with the ED or Program Director and other members of the staff in performing software maintenance tasks operating updates, troubleshooting, or other hardware-software integration tasks;
h. Perform other duties as may be required by the Executive Director.

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and submit through email at [email protected]:

Required Documents:
1. Letter of application addressed to Prof. Ariel S. Betan
2. CS Form No. 212 Revised 2017: Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with attached Work Experience Sheet
3. Photocopy of Scholastic Record/Academic Record such as diploma and transcript of records (TOR)
4. Original copies or certified true copies of Certificates of Employment, Contracts, Appointments, Office Orders, or Service Record
5. Photocopy of Training Certificates or Learning and Development Interventions
6. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license

Supplemental Documents (if any):
Performance Ratings or Certificate of Performance for the last two (2) rating periods (i.e. January to June 2021 and July to December 2021) with at least Very Satisfactory ratings or its equivalent
8. Certificate/s of Awards/Citation/Commendation

Note:
1) Applicants with incomplete Required Documents shall not be considered to be included in the list of qualified candidates.
2) Submission of Supplemental Documents is encouraged.
3) Late submission shall not be accepted.
4) Submission should only be made through email ([email protected]). Walk-in applicants will not be entertained as of this time to secure the health and safety of the applicants and the employees.