Latest Jobs at Afriglobal Group

Lagos Mainland    10-03-2020


Reports To: Head of Pathology

Job Purpose

The Molecular and Cellular Biologist will tests on cell organization and function including mechanisms of gene expression, cellular bioinformatics, cell signaling, or cell differentiation.

Principal Accountabilities

Designs molecular or cellular laboratory tests, oversees their execution, and interprets results. Maintains accurate laboratory records and data.

Conducts research on cell organization and function, including mechanisms of gene expression, cellular bioinformatics, cell signaling, or cell differentiation.

Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for conducting tests.

Performs laboratory procedures following protocols including deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequencing, cloning and extraction, ribonucleic acid (RNA) purification, or gel electrophoresis.

Prepares reports, manuscripts, and presentations.

Monitors or operates specialized equipment such as gene sequencers and high-pressure liquid chromatographs, electrophoresis units, thermocyclers, fluorescence activated cell sorters.

Develops assays that monitor cell characteristics.

Coordinates molecular or cellular test activities with scientists specializing in other fields. Evaluates new technologies to enhance or complement current tests.

Develops guidelines for procedures such as the management of viruses.

Verifies that financial, physical, and human resources assigned to projects are used as planned.

Determine and recommend laboratory needs including lab equipment, supplies, and computer hardware and software systems.

Supervises technical staff, directs, coordinates, organizes, and prioritizes biological laboratory activities.

Carries out other laboratory activities as designated by head of Department.

Conceptual Thinking:

Understands how own tasks relate to the wider framework

Compares present data and events with previously defined frameworks

Relates different pieces of information and recognizes trends


Thinks in terms of options when identifying solutions

Develops new approaches to improve or replace existing procedures or systems

Generates alternatives before settling on a solution

Ability to Learn:

Quickly understands what new tasks / jobs required

Easily learns unique job related vocabulary

Quickly understands and uses processes, technologies and ideas that are continually being updated

Easily learns new information regarding changing products, operations etc Understands and learns to work with new business, office and information technologies

Learns highly complex information regarding a product or operation

Is open and understands new ideas


Pursues policies and procedures consistent with local norms and values

Adopts means of communication and interaction that suit different cultures

Deals with effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds

Behaves consistently with local norms and values

Maintains effectiveness when dealing with people from a variety of backgrounds


Keeps things in perspective despite fatigue or frustration

Maintains effectiveness and commitment in the face of disappointment

Copes effectively with ambiguity

Is objective under pressure and in difficult or stressful circumstances

Works effectively under tight deadlines

Maintains a business-like approach when unduly annoyed, disturbed or disrupted by others

Maintains objectivity when interpreting information and defining problems

Special Features:

Scientific Degree, preferably with some experience of Molecular Biology

Knowledge of microbial expression cell systems / mammalian cell line expression platforms and / or process development strategies

Ability to communicate the progress of projects, both verbally using presentations and with written reports

Experience in aseptic technique, microbial systems, microbial culturing, standard molecular biology techniques, cloning, sequence analysis.

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Position / Grade: Credit Sales Recovery / Officer
Reporting To: Head, HMO / Corporate Sales
Reporting Into: CEO
Other Linkages: Accounts, Dispatch, Customer Service, Sales Support inter-alia

Statement of Purpose
This is a summary of the overall role of the job from the organization’s point of view:

The collection officer attempts to collect payment on overdue bills by informing customers of their debt and their various options for repayment.

When agreeable payment terms are not reached, the collection officer takes further action in order to collect payment on debts.

Acts as a liaison between the sales team and the credit clients in collecting overdue bills in his day-to-day activity whilst still ensuring no severity in existing business relationship.

Reporting line shall be as follows:

Bold Line: Heads of Corporate & Medical Sales and performs other duties as assigned as part of a larger team.

Dotted line: The Financial Control, Business Partner (FCBP)

Detailed Tasks & Responsibilities
Negotiate Payment Schedules:

The collection officer speaks to customers to negotiate payment plans and payment schedules that suit their current financial situation while still satisfying the debt.

Advise Customers:

Advises customers on their various payment options. If no payment agreement can be reached, collection officer informs customers of further actions that may be taken to collect overdue debts.

Maintain Customer Files:

Keeps customer files updated, recording times and dates that contact has been made and noting information that customers have received about their debt.

Prepare Statements:

Prepares statements to be given to NHIS (In the case of HMO) or lawyers (In general cases) when customers fail to meet their payment agreements or when no payment agreement can be made.

Effective and Prompt Business Communication:

Writes letters/mails to customers to inform them of their debts which includes billing and credit limits respectively. When customers fail to meet their payment obligations, writes letters to NHIS to collect debt without the customer’s aid.

Field Work Outlay / Mapping:

Prepare work plan detailing the clients to be visited and the target collection amount by working critically and strictly with the overdue spreadsheet from the account department.

Overdue / Outstanding:

Works in synergy with the account department in ensuring that payments made by clients for specific months are cleared accordingly i.e. bill-wising.

Collection & Reconciliation of Payment Advices:

The collection officer shall aggressively visit every erring client by ensuring overdues are cleared

To confirm every payment from the clients with accounts department.

To use the payment advices issued by the HMOs to vet payments either by cheques/E-transfers and appeal when payment is found to be inconsistent with agreed tariff.

To vet payments either by Cheques/E-transfers made by hospitals and ensure it is accurate with the bill amount where payment is found to be inconsistent.

To give daily and weekly report of collections and activities in line with job roles.

To maintain integrity as an ambassador of the organization

Other Duties As Assigned:

Performs other duties as assigned by the Heads of Department

Other Attributes:

Fluent in English, other local language would be an added advantage.

Should have a courteous, dynamic and adaptable personality.

Qualification of a B.Sc / BA / HND, or any other equivalent.

Additional education and qualification (e.g. MBA/HA/HM) or specialization will be an added advantage.

Have rich experience of the Healthcare & Diagnostics sales, primarily with HMO not less than a minimum experience of 5 to 10 years.

Previous experience of in the healthcare / hospitality industry will be an added advantage.

Advance skills of MS Office, Internet and computer.

Excellent presentation, communication and leadership skills

Excellent relationship and emotional intelligent management.

Career Path

Growth path will be to position of responsibility and eventually to the Head, Corporate Sales.

Salary, Savings and Perks

Depending on the candidate & as per company policy.

Will not be a limitation for deserving candidate

Search Criteria

Any nationality, preferably, Nigerian (but not a limitation)

Cognate experience in the marketing & sales in the healthcare diagnostics industry and team management.

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