Laboratory Manager - Spain

Job description

Omniscope is a biotech startup that scans the immune system through simple, non-invasive clinical tests to broadly detect diseases at the earliest stages. Omniscope generates deep profiles of T-cell and B-cell receptor repertoires for a high-resolution profile of immune specificities and dynamics in clinical areas, such as infection, vaccination as well as cell- and immunotherapy in cancer.

The candidate will be integrated in the Omniscope Experimental group held in the Parc Científic of Barcelona. The selected candidate will be responsible for coordinating the Biobank and laboratory management, including sample/ lab supplies databases in a highly collaborative and international work environment.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Biobank management. Responsible for registering, labeling, storing, and tracking biological samples.
  • Perform all functions methodically and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Responsible for the set up and maintenance of the LIMS
  • Ensuring key lab supplies are available in stock
  • Coordinate the maintenance of laboratory equipment calibration and servicing, inventory of reagents, cell lines, and samples
  • Communication to lab suppliers distributors
  • Coordinate submission of sequencing samples
  • Perform QC analysis
  • Guide staff in the use of research facilities
  • Responsible Ethics applications


  • Strong background in molecular biology, immunology, and genetics
  • 3-5 years experience as lab manager in a biomedical research environment
  • Extensive experience in coordinating a Biobank/ sample tracking
  • Broad experience in establishing and using LIMS
  • Experience in managing invoice payments and purchases.
  • Working understanding and current knowledge of relevant aspects of the Work Health and Safety Policy and relevant legislation (including Safe Laboratory Practices for roles based in Laboratory)
  • Experience in processing human cell samples
  • Knowledge and experience in sequencing technologies
  • Experience in molecular and cell biology techniques


  • Self-motivated
  • Fluent in English
  • High organization skills for large-scale production projects
  • Capability to adapt
  • Ability to work in a setting that promotes both teamwork and independence
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills (both verbal and written) paired with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day-to-day operational matters.

Location and travel

  • Barcelona based.
  • No travel required.

Job Type


Equal Employment Opportunity

Omniscope values and implements the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We are therefore an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For that reason, we promote candidates to upload their CVs blind and not include any personal details that refer to the applicant's gender, age, or ethnicity.

Further, Omniscope believes strongly in a whole systems approach to both technology and society. We therefore strongly encourage applications from any candidates with a passion for developing and bringing innovative solutions to patients. Omniscope also believes in rewarding employee performance with equity.

Employment Type

Full time

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