Exciting Career Opportunities at BIRAC
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a Schedule ‘B’ Public Sector Undertaking of Govt. of India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. The main mandate of the company to promote and nurture innovation research and growth of the biotech sector. BIRAC’s focus is on empowering and enabling the biotech innovation ecosystem for affordable product development.
As a Government of India enterprise, BIRAC endeavours to bring professionalism, transparency and efficiency into its functioning while providing support to catalyse the transformation of the emerging Indian bio-economy. It has a very special and unique governance structure and a very carefully developed workforce strategy that includes an enabling work environment, a work culture that is caring, fosters excellence and hires the most talented and professional workforce.
BIRAC is inviting applications from qualified, experienced and ambitious professionals for the following positions:
Position: Technical Officer - Level 1 (Position Code TG-01)
Salary: Monthly CTC Rs. 38000/- - A higher start could be given to deserving candidates depending on qualifications and experience as recommended by the Selection Committee.
Job Description: To provide technical guidance and support for projects.
1. Key Responsibilities:
a. Research Analysis
i. Work closely with experts to identify priorities and need based project
ii. Assist Head Technical for project appraisal and technical due diligence.
iii. Make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results.
iv. Evaluate the project specific technologies, project results, products and processes and define future strategies.
v. Contribute to scientific analysis and understanding of the problem, gaps and required scientific intervention
vi. Initiate and manage external relationships and collaborations with academic and commercial parties
vii. Supports the projects in regulatory approval process.
c. Team Management
viii. Understand team objectives and cooperate and collaborate with others to achieve them
ix. Adhere to internal and external compliance responsibilities in a timely manner.
2. Necessary Qualification & Experience:
MSc/ M Tech in Applied Life Sciences/ Biotechnology / Industrial Biotechnology / Plant Biotechnology/ Microbiology / Agriculture / Plant Sciences / Animal Sciences/ Veterinary Physician.
PhD in Life Sciences/ Pharma/ Agriculture / Industrial Bio Technology from a recognized and reputed institute in related areas.
3-6 years with at least 3 years of work experience in Pharma / Agri / Industrial Biotech or related industry or academic research institutes.
3. Age Limit
All positions are under a Contract of Services initially for 3 years and thereafter based on performance renewed for 4 years and then every 5 years. A very well designed Career Growth Plan has been developed which provides opportunities for career progression within bands and levels. The positions offer attractive emoluments on competitive basis.
For details of job descriptions, qualifications and work experience please see BIRAC-doc1 enclosed here.
Interested candidates should apply by at firstname.lastname@example.org the prescribed format. Applications received by post will not be considered. Details are also requested to be filled in the excel format BIRAC-doc3.
Application Proforma is enclosed as BIRAC-doc2.
Employees of Central / State Govts and or other CPSEs should send a copy of their applications through proper channel to the following address:
Head (Admin. & HR)
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
1st Floor , MTNL Building
9 , CGO Complex, Lodhi Road
Last Date for Application is 1st August, 2016
Notwithstanding anything contained herein or elsewhere; the decisions taken by BIRAC shall be binding upon all concerned.