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Technical Manager (m/f) Ref°469 01/2024

Type of contract: Full-time and undetermined duration contract (CDI)

About the Laboratoire national de santé:

The Laboratoire national de santé is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. Organized as a multidisciplinary institute with administrative support, the LNS has four scientific departments in the fields of medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine, and health protection. Additionally, it houses the National Center of Pathology and the National Center of Genetics. The LNS is located in Dudelange, with modern infrastructure in line with recent developments in medical sciences. The primary goal of the LNS is to develop scientific and analytical expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis, and monitoring of human diseases. Its ultimate mission is to serve patients and citizens by providing excellent support.


About the Department of Medical Biology:

The Department of Medical Biology at the Laboratoire national de santé offers a wide range of activities, including specialized biochemistry/hormonology, diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism, allergology, and is responsible for neonatal screening for Luxembourg. It has developed the country’s only medical toxicology laboratory and is also in charge of Centralized Sample Reception. Our main objective is to provide quality healthcare to the Luxembourgish population, in collaboration with all healthcare stakeholders, especially laboratories and maternity units. The department plays a major role in two national public health programs: the National Rare Disease Plan and the National Cancer Plan.

The “Laboratoire national de santé” is hiring a full-time (40 hours/week), permanent Technical Manager (m/f) for the Department of Medical Biology.

About the Position

  • Under the supervision of medical biologists, supervise and manage a team of laboratory technicians: you will provide technical and scientific support
  • Develop, validate, and implement new procedures and techniques
  • Effectively participate in Quality management and monitoring (Department accredited according to ISO 15189:2012)
  • Contribute to the organization and development strategy of activities within different sectors
  • Research and development: development, clinical studies of new biological markers


This list of tasks is not to be considered exhaustive. Missions may vary according to the specific needs of the assigned department.


Your profile:

  • PhD in biological sciences
  • Major in clinical biology, or in medical toxicology, endocrinology, and/or inborn errors of metabolism
  • Experience in mass spectrometry is a strong asset
  • Demonstrates initiative and openness, rigorous and organized
  • Interpersonal and communication skills (internal and external communication, teamwork)
  • Writes articles, responds to research funding opportunities
  • Places great importance on the daily service provided to doctors and patients
  • Proficient in French and good command of English
  • Knowledge of German and Luxembourgish is an asset


If you are interested in the position and meet the desired profile, we invite you to apply online on our career website and send us your application, including a cover letter, CV, and copies of diplomas.

Utmost confidentiality will be granted to each application.

At the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate will be asked to provide supporting documentation such as, copies of diplomas and certificates of employment. An official criminal record (bulletin no.3) will also be required for consultation purpose.