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Our client is a well-established private laboratory in Nairobi. They seek to hire a laboratory analyst to Perform routine, chemical and physical analysis of Potable, Wastewater, Boiler, Dialysis and Industrial water to ensure compliance with WHO, NEMA and KEBS standards.

Title: Laboratory Analyst

Industry: Research

Reports to: Technical Manager

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 40k – 50k


  • Analyze samples either collected or provided using laboratory equipment to determine the physical and chemical properties
  • Prepare solutions, reagents, equipment, apparatus and accessories and other supplies needed at the lab.
  • Collect samples from various locations in a valid manner consistent with good laboratory practice.
  • Conduct monthly inventory of chemicals, reagents, solutions, and other supplies and equipment essential to laboratory operation.
  • Utilize good laboratory practice to prevent cross-contamination and inaccurate results.
  • Clean, sterilize and maintain equipment and apparatus used in all tests and analysis.
  • Practice safe and effective laboratory practice and procedure.
  • Sufficient physical ability necessary for standing, walking, bending and stooping for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to perform routine laboratory tests and sampling duties in the field.
  • Ability to understand and interpret laboratory test results.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple media.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Ability to lift and transport laboratory samples and equipment


  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Analytical Chemistry or chemistry Major
  • Minimum two years of experience conducting a variety of tests in a physical, chemical, or biological laboratory.
  • Must have knowledge in atomic absorption spectroscopy, UV-VIS Spectroscopy, Potentiometric and Electrochemistry, Good chemistry analytical and data statistical skills
  • Should have a driving license.
  • Knowledge of effective sampling and monitoring procedures
  • Knowledge of computerized information of information systems and spreadsheet
  • Individual must be presentable, very organized with ability to work under pressure.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Great interpersonal skills

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