Latest Job Vacancies in a Foremost Indigenous Forensic Services Company


A foremost indigenous Forensic Services Company is seeking to engage the services of suitable candidates to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Forensic Scientist

Locations: Abuja (FCT) and Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job: Forensic Science

Overview
A foremost indigenous forensic services company is seeking to engage the services of a Forensic Scientist to work for and deliver consultation on behalf of our organisation with respect to Forensics science.

Qualifications

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in any of the following life or applied science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Forensic Science, Pharmacology , medical laboratory science or medicine (Acceptable)
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  • An MSc in any forensic specialization (Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Biology, Forensic Pathology, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Archaeology Forensic Odontology or Forensic Science) is an added advantage competence as a forensic analyst in a designated forensic science specialization within one year of the date of hire. With good interpersonal skills, good use of Ms office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Candidates should possess 0 - 5 years work experience.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess a sound knowledge of current methodologies and techniques used in forensic science and criminal investigations especially with regards to chemistry and biology including presumptive test.
  • Possess a firm grasp of underlying principles involved in analyses of biological samples, organic and inorganic substances including solutions preparation for use in testing and operating laboratory equipment.
  • Be proficient in developing and/or applying established standard operating procedures to determine the presence of drugs, alcohol, poisons, biological fluids (i.e. saliva, blood, semen) etc.
  • Be proficient in developing and/or applying established standard operating procedures to the analysis of trace evidence such as, hairs, paint, fibres, GSR, glass and explosives/ignitable liquids.
  • Thorough understanding of crime scene management, maintenance of chain of custody and evidence handling, with the ability to prepare laboratory notes and reports and liaise with law enforcement and other authorized personnel of results
  • Ability to explain test protocols and other procedures to non-expert and provide technical advice and/or leadership at crime scenes.
  • Conduct DNA analysis from sample obtained from a variety of evidence type from extraction through to interpretation.
  • Carry out step down training on forensic subject matter to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical skills and be able to multi-task efficiently. Ability to work independently as well as with small group
  • Candidates should be willing to travel at short notice anywhere within country
  • Applicants must reside in any of the following - Lagos/Abuja
  • Coordinate the maintenance of chain of custody for all evidence types by our organisation adhering to set protocols for requesting, receiving, packaging, returning and documenting case-related items and materials.
  • Commit to adhering to internal Quality Control& Assurance and Quality Management Systems and SOPs.
  • Take ownership of your own continuous professional development with support from our organisation.

 

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Locations: Abuja (FCT) and Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Official Title: Administrative

Overview

  • A foremost indigenous forensic services company is seeking to engage the services of an Administrative Officer to oversee the daily running of the office and the organisation’s affairs.

Job Description/ Responsibilities

  • Bookkeeping and general accounting
  • Creating and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Operating data terminals calculators and other standard office equipment
  • Providing interoffice support including receiving and processing mail
  • Invoicing and reconciliation for varying departments, projects and programmes
  • Cross-checking invoices with payments and expenses to ensure accuracy
  • Managing organisations accounts payable and receivable
  • Tracking organization expenses
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Provide information by answering questions and requests
  • Reply to email, telephone or face to face enquiries
  • Conduct remuneration Survey
  • Update policies and procedures
  • Administer Goal setting documents to staff and follow up on the submission
  • Handle administrative and secretarial matters
  • Prepare memos
  • Support in the recruitment processes.
  • Coordinate office procedures.
  • Holding outbound and inbound correspondence.
  • The Administrative Intern is responsible for various administrative and communications functions, including assisting the staff with general duties including, but not limited to, research, editing, data entry, filing and general coordination.
  • Excellent analytical skills and be able to multi-task efficiently. Ability to work independently as well as with small group
  • Candidates should be willing to travel at short notice anywhere within country

Requirements

  • BSc in Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting or HR
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office, managing and social media platforms
  • Experience maintaining a website is preferred.
  • 0 - 5 years experience
  • Good command of English, both verbal and written
  • Ability to foster and maintain business and client relationships
  • Physical ability to access filing storage
  • Strong organizational skills

Additional Skills:

  • Must demonstrate strong skills in the following areas:
  • Written and verbal communication, editing, ability to work independently, self-motivated, ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously, time management, detailed-minded, teamwork, problem solving, dependability, and organization.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently is essential.

 

Job Title: Digital Forensic Specialist

Locations: Abuja (FCT) and Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Overview

  • We are seeking to engage the services of a Digital Forensic Specialist to work for and deliver consultation on behalf of our organisation with respect to digital crime and cyber security.

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • The digital forensic specialist is required to possess a high level of competence in computer science and information security.
  • Must have a solid understanding of modern digital forensic methodologies, processes, hardware and software.
  • Must have a firm grasp of current requirements for the introduction of digital forensic evidence in Nigerian and International legal proceedings as he/she may be required to conduct digital forensic analysis at crime scenes, training and consult on behalf of the company, and where necessary testify in court.
  • Conduct validation testing of digital forensic tools.
  • Maintain evidential chain-of custody and perform digital data acquisition of a wide variety of digital mediums.
  • Research and document new cybercrime & digital forensic technologies, techniques, and procedures.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging platforms that can be used for malicious or hostile actions directed against the company and its clients.
  • Conduct forensic examination of computers, servers, and portable electronic devices and work with stakeholders as they investigate computer related incidents
  • Proficiency in conducting live analysis on systems, and use of multiple platforms is desired.
  • Must be competent in searching for information that may have been deleted, hidden or lost in large datasets.
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience with a wide variety of computer operating systems and network environments including Windows, OS X, and Linux knowledge of additional platforms a plus.
  • Must have sound understanding of general information systems security, network architectures, database concepts, e-mail systems, Office, common intrusion tools and techniques, and commercial off-the-shelf computer forensic tools.
  • Must possess the ability to write reports of findings for potential use in legal and administrative proceedings and to verbally explain findings to less-experienced non-technical persons.
  • Excellent analytical skills and be able to multi-task efficiently. Prior experience as an expert-witness in digital forensics a plus. Ability to work independently as well as with small group
  • Candidates should be willing to travel at short notice anywhere within country

Qualifications

  • B.Sc (Acceptable)
  • M.Sc (Preferred)

The ideal candidate should:

  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in any of the following: Digital Forensic, Cyber Security and Computer Forensics
  • Master's Degree in a related field OR 3 years of specialized experience in digital forensics
  • Applicants must reside in any of the following - Lagos / Abuja.

 

Method of Apllication
All qualified candidates should send their CV to: forensicjobs.ng@gmail.com using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Applicant should add expected salary range to their email
  • An equal opportunity employer, females, veterans, and persons living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply
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