ICP Board Election 2022: Call for Nominations

The term of office of three members of the ICP Board of Directors expires on 30 June 2022. Nominations are invited for the election of the ICP Board members who will hold office starting 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2025.

Three board members — one representative each from the industry, government and academe — are to be elected. Only active REGULAR members of the ICP (chemists) may nominate and be nominated.

End TermAcademeGovernmentIndustry
2022Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit*PLtCol. Victor C. Drapete*Ms. Ma. Josephine B. Gonzales*
2023Dr. Glenn V. AleaMr. Angelo S. BugarinMs. Priscilla Alice L. Samonte
2024Dr. Lilibeth dlC. CooMr. Admer Rey C. DablioMr. Mark L. Grageda
* Terms to expire on June 30, 2022.

The elected members of the board are expected to regularly attend the meetings of the ICP and actively participate in activities geared towards achieving the objectives of the ICP as follows:

  1. Support the implementation of the Chemistry Profession Act and the Code of Ethics for chemists and safeguard the professional interests of the registered chemists;
  2. Make the chemistry professionals (both chemists and chemical technicians) conscious of their serious responsibilities in helping the country develop;
  3. Provide a forum to exchange ideas on the chemistry profession;
  4. Cultivate discipline among the members, develop the spirit of camaraderie, and maintain occupational standards;
  5. Encourage and foster chemical education;
  6. Develop a continuing program of activities leading towards upgrading of standards, such as accreditation of laboratories and professional competencies.

Guidelines:

  • Only active REGULAR members of the ICP in good standing can be nominated, submit a nomination, and vote. Nominations cast by active ASSOCIATE members (chemical technicians) and FOREIGN members will NOT be recognized. Self-nomination will NOT be accepted. The ICP Membership Committee shall confirm the status of nominators, nominees, and voters.
  • The ICP Election committee will contact the nominee through the email address provided by the nominator.
  • To be an official candidate, the nominee must accept the nomination by email on or before the deadline set by the committee. The nominee must submit his/her CV using the ICP COMELEC prescribed format.
  • The winning candidate from each sector will hold office for a term of 3 years (2022 to 2025).
  • The nomination period is from 16 to 30 May 2022. The Google Nomination forms should be accomplished by 12noon of 30 May.
  • The official list of nominees will be posted on the ICP website (https://www.icp.org.ph/) by 06 June 2022.
  • The election period will be from 06 to 27 June 2022. Results will be announced on June 30.
  • The ICP Elections Committee (ICP COMELEC) for 2022 is made up of the following: Dr. Glenn Alea (Chair), and Mr. Angelo Bugarin, and Ms. Priscilla Alice Samonte (Members).

Molecular Lab Manager, University of The Bahamas

Name of Company / Institution:

University of The Bahamas

Work Location:

N-4912, University Drive, Nassau, Bahamas

Company Brief Description:

The Small Island Sustainability Research Complex is comprised of approximately 12,000 square feet of research, teaching and office spaces. There are six laboratories dedicated to sustainability science research in chemical and environmental analysis; plant, soil and water sciences; laser, optical and atmospheric sciences; natural products research and development; spatial visualization and remote sensing; and plant biotechnology. Several of the laboratories at the SISRC will utilize a shared services model and will provide testing and development services for external customers. The SISRC is in the early stages of development and requires an experienced manager with a track record of working through the inevitable challenges that come with establishing a world class research and testing facility.

The University of The Bahamas (UB) is a vital catalyst for national development. Chartered on 10th November 2016, UB had its genesis in The College of The Bahamas which was established in 1974. Since 1995, the institution’s academic offerings have expanded through the introduction of baccalaureate degree programmes offered across a broad range of approximately 60 majors. Master’s degree programmes have included an MBA and an MSc in Reading and Inclusive Education as well as graduate degree programmes offered in collaboration with various US universities. UB operates from the Oakes Field Campus and the Grosvenor Close Centre in New Providence; UB-North in Grand Bahama; and the Gerace Research Facility in San Salvador. Additional sites are planned for throughout the archipelago

Job Title:

Molecular Lab Manager

Job Responsibilities:

The Molecular Laboratory Manager will be responsible to:

  • Will oversee all molecular laboratories and testing;
  • Manage and coordinate all laboratory staffing and training;
  • Assist in developing training programmes and documents;
  • Assist with cost analyses and budget development and monitoring;
  • Utilize protocols with a variety of molecular assays including but not limited to PCR, RT-PCR, QRT-PCR, capillary gel electrophoresis and Sanger sequencing;
  • Prepare samples and specimens for testing;
  • Help develop and maintain quality assurance, quality control and safety standards and documents;
  • Ensure that laboratory supplies are maintained and ordered as needed;
  • Ensure that laboratory equipment is maintained in proper working order;
  • Assist with the organization and tracking of data and samples;
  • Troubleshoot problems relating to routine operation of laboratory;
  • Maintain and assist with the development of policies and procedures; and perform other duties as necessary.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in molecular biology, genetics or a closely related field and two years of relevant experience; or
  • Experience with research-based laboratory management;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of faculty, staff, students and external clients;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, and organizational skills; and proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes;
  • Experience engaging faculty in building support for non-traditional programmes;
  • Outstanding communication skills, with ability to communicate with both internal and external constituencies;
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:

Contact Person / Details:

Carlton Watson
+ 1 242 424 2354
carlton.watson@ub.edu.bs
www.ub.edu.bs

Senior Laboratory Manager, University of The Bahamas

Name of Company / Institution:

University of The Bahamas

Work Location:

P.O. Box N-4912 University Drive, Nassau, Bahamas

Company Brief Description:

The Small Island Sustainability Research Complex is comprised of approximately 12,000 square feet of research, teaching and office spaces. There are six laboratories dedicated to sustainability science research in chemical and environmental analysis; plant, soil and water sciences; laser, optical and atmospheric sciences; natural products research and development; spatial visualization and remote sensing; and plant biotechnology. Several of the laboratories at the SISRC will utilize a shared services model and will provide testing and development services for external customers.The SISRC is in the early stages of development and requires an experienced manager with a track record of working through the inevitable challenges that come with establishing a world class research and testing facility.

The University of The Bahamas (UB) is a vital catalyst for national development. Chartered on 10th November 2016, UB had its genesis in The College of The Bahamas which was established in 1974. Since 1995, the institution’s academic offerings have expanded through the introduction of baccalaureate degree programmes offered across a broad range of approximately 60 majors. Master’s degree programmes have included an MBA and an MSc in Reading and Inclusive Education as well as graduate degree programmes offered in collaboration with various US universities. UB operates from the Oakes Field Campus and the Grosvenor Close Centre in New Providence; UB-North in Grand Bahama; and the Gerace Research Facility in San Salvador. Additional sites are planned for throughout the archipelago

Job Title:

Senior Laboratory Manager

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the installation, operation and maintenance of analytical chemistry equipment such as ICP-MS, GC-MS and HPLC as well as support systems for gas handling, vacuum and cooling;
  • Establish procedures, protocols and schedules to facilitate the smooth operation of the laboratory for the benefit of external and internal customers;
  • Develop a safety management plan inclusive of chemical storage and disposal;
  • Work with the laboratory director to hire, train, supervise and evaluate laboratory personnel;
  • Support the work of the scientific research or testing team. This may include method development and instrument customization;
  • Troubleshoot and perform or oversee repairs on mechanical, electrical and electronics equipment;
  • Implement systems to track purchases and inventory of equipment, supplies and consumables;
  • Assist the executive director in ensuring laboratories that the obtain the relevant accreditation(s) and the appropriate ISO standard(s);
  • Prepare technical reports related to laboratory performance with a focus on continuous improvement, safety and financial sustainability;
  • Perform other relevant duties as needed;
  • This description is a summary and is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time according to business and technical needs.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a science or engineering discipline;
  • Minimum of eight years working in a laboratory environment as a manager;
  • Proficiency with standard software for office related and technical tasks;
  • Experience with research-based laboratory management;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of faculty, staff, students and external clients;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, and organizational skills; and proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes;
  • Materials should be submitted electronically, attention Office of Academic Affairs, University of The Bahamas via e-mail at carlton.watson@ub.edu.bs  by 27th May 2022;
  • Send all documents together, including: (a) Cover letter describing the candidate’s suitability for the position; (b) Copies of academic qualifications; (c) Up‐to‐date transcripts; (d) Up‐to‐date curriculum vitae, including details of experience; (i) Three name of references and complete application form found at http://www.ub.edu.bs/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Application-for-Employment-Staff.pdf
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:

Contact Person / Details:

Carlton Watson
+ 1 242 424 2354
carlton.watson@ub.edu.bs
www.ub.edu.bs

Quality Control Analyst, San Marino Laboratories, Corporation

Name of Company / Institution:

San Marino Laboratories, Corporation

Work Location:

1 Crisanto Delos Reyes Avenue, Javalera, General Trias, Cavite

Company Brief Description:

San Marino Laboratories Corporation is a highly established pharmaceutical company devoted to providing safe, effective and quality drug products, and first-rate services. It is our aim to continuously improve our products and services, and to expand its Drug Research and Development. We would like to be able to continue our mission of helping improve the lives of our consumer, employees and suppliers together with the national and global community.

Job Title:

Quality Control Analyst

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for sampling and inspecting of raw and packaging materials; analytical and microbiological testing of raw materials, bulk, finished product; conducts stability studies; performs validation activities and documenting all quality control activities.

Job Qualifications:

  • Male or Female, at least 21 – 33 years old
  • Graduate of BS Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Medical Technology or any related course.
  • Licensed or non-licensed
  • Willing to work in General Trias, Cavite (Free staff house)
  • With or without experience in manufacturing industry
  • Knowledgeable in basic laboratory skills and methods (gravimetric, volumetric and instrumental)
  • Knowledgeable in GLP and cGMP practices
  • Eager to learn and dedicated to his/ her work
  • Fresh graduates are encourage to apply
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:

Contact Person / Details:

Ms. Joyce S. Blanco
+639563024063
jblanco.sanmarinolaboratories@gmail.com
https://sanmarinolab.com/

Laboratory Analyst, International Engineers (Phil.), Inc.

Name of Company / Institution:

International Engineers (Phil.), Inc.

Work Location:

Blk 1 Lot 2B & 2C Los Angeles St. MMISA Phase 3, Brgy. Lambakin Marilao Bulacan

Company Brief Description:

A reputable company with business office address located at the commercial district of Makati and a warehouse at Marilao, Bulacan. Current line of business includes representing foreign suppliers for lubes, lubricants, additives and the like. Take pride as an accredited supplier of both oil majors and new oil players serving fuel and lube additives requirements. Not to mention also the small oil blenders. Aside from fuel and lube additives, company maintains an exclusive contract with a multi-national company based in Batangas to supply regularly a specialty product, for the manufacture of base materials for multi-layered printed circuit boards (PCBs). Sales force is composed of licensed Chemical Engineers headed by a young and dynamic management team supported by a handful of employees as office personnel. Now on its final leg, the company eagerly awaits the formal launching of its pet project which will eventually mark another breakthrough in the oil industries.

Job Title:

Laboratory Analyst

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for performing analyses as defined in the matrix of laboratory tests capabilities and reporting test results according to the Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  2. Provides and issues Test Results as means of reflecting the quality of products that company is offering in accordance with standard and regulatory procedures.
  3. Keeps and maintains the laboratory always in functional use and compliant with any regulatory operational requirements including the use of chemicals.
  4. Set up lab test equipment to complete specific procedures.
  5. Perform chemical tests on materials and samples as requested or assigned.
  6. Manage inventory and supplies
  7. Calibrate and clean equipment and replace worn or broken parts to ensure equipment functions properly
  8. Adhere to safety standards and regulations, including wearing proper protective equipment

Job Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor’s/College Degree, Professional License (Passed Board/Bar/Professional License Exam), Chemistry.
  • Preferably Less than 1- 4 Yrs Experienced Employees specializing Chemistry/Manufacturing/Production Operations or equivalent.
  • Fresh graduate are welcome to apply.
  • Full Time position (s) available.

Skills:

  • Laboratory analytical skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Familiarity with software programs like Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to operate electrical and non-electrical laboratory equipment
  • Comfortable handling potentially dangerous substances, such as flammable liquids and biohazards
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 15,001 to PHP 20,000

Contact Person / Details:

Jemilyn A. Rodriguez
09175949733
admin_support@iepi.com.ph