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Advertised on: 08 Feb 2024

Mandai Wildlife Group is dedicated to caring for the planet and protecting animals and nature. Conservation education is intrinsic in all interactions with the Group, to inspire action for a healthier world. 

Mandai Wildlife Group is the steward of Mandai Wildlife Reserve, a unique wildlife and nature destination in Singapore that is home to world-renown wildlife parks which connect visitors to the fascinating world of wildlife. The Group is driving an exciting rejuvenation plan at Mandai Wildlife Reserve, adjacent to Singapore‚Äôs Central Catchment Nature Reserve, that will integrate five wildlife parks with distinctive nature-based experiences, green public spaces and an eco-friendly resort. 

Mandai Wildlife Group advocates for biodiversity, contributes leading wildlife research, develops innovative solutions to promote living sustainably, and collaborates with conservation partners in Singapore and Southeast Asia. 

The Group provides funding and in-kind support to Mandai Nature for conservation work across Southeast Asia. 

Mandai X is the growth accelerator and venture building arm of Mandai Wildlife Group that sparks, catalyses and accelerates innovative ventures in completely new domains that drive growth and impact at scale.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with collection, reception, and processing of specimens. 
  • Proficient in basic laboratory practices. 
  • Strong technical/manual skills in Haematology, Microbiology, Molecular, Parasitology, and Endocrinology.
  • Ability to train and mentor new/Vet Technicians. 
  • Extract and analyse hormones in a variety of exotic animal species to assess physiology such as pregnancy, effective contraception, and welfare.
  • Conduct research projects on wildlife endocrinology with a focus on the development and application of non-invasive methods.
  • Conduct semen analysis, cryopreservation and assist in artificial insemination procedures in a variety of wildlife species.
  • Execute all procedures in accordance with laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Effective communication and liaison skills for coordinating with vendors and internal teams.
  • Knowledge of laboratory requirements for audits and the ability to ensure compliance.
  • Experience in stock management and proficiency in the PR/RO & SESAMi process.  

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant working experience with a Diploma/Degree preferably in Veterinary Technology, Biomedical Science, or a related field or 4 years of working experience in a diagnostic laboratory. 
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Wilingness to work on weekends and public holidays when necessary.
  • Meticulous and able to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Adaptability to a dynamic environment which includes working after hours occasionally.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
 


Specialization : Veterinary
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 2
Work Location : Singapore Zoo