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Senior Laboratory Technician | Healthcare | Dubai - UAE

Date: 26-Aug-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Al-Futtaim is now entering the healthcare sector. We will expand our product and service portfolio by providing high-quality health and patient care. Using the latest innovations in technology and best clinical practices, we will strive to improve health outcomes and support people within the UAE and beyond to live happier, healthier and better lives

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.



  • Liaise with the multi-disciplinary team and highlight any urgent results as per procedure guidelines.
  • Prepare and process clinical specimens for biomedical testing and maintain clinical records.
  • Utilise a range of IT systems to manage clinical records. 
  • Manage enquiries efficiently, and escalate to the team leader if required.
  • Take responsibility for the disposal of clinical and sensitive samples and chemical waste, including sharps bins.
  • Ensure that all technical standards, policies and procedures are maintained, and escalate any concerns.
  • Maintain professional standards and quality control procedures to ensure safe and efficient practice.
  • Oversee the collection, evaluation and distribution of lab related quality tracking and trending data, and ensure regular communication to laboratory personnel. Continuously monitor applicable lab performance indicators.
  • Aware of Regulatory guidelines (DHA) and guides the laboratory in accordance with the regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain professional standards and quality control procedures to ensure safe and efficient practice



  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Valid DHA license
  • Valid Basic Life Support Certification

Minimum Experience and Knowledge: 

  • Minimum 5+ years experience as Laboratory Technician or in a similar role.
  • Previous experience working with international accreditation i.e. JCIA

Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

Undertake clinical duties, with relevant training in the below areas:

  • ECG
  • Spirometry
  • Post Natal Clinics
  • Long Term Condition Clinics
  • Hypertension Monitoring
  • Venepuncture
  • Cannulation
  • Basic Life Support
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Blood Disposal
  • Clinical Sample Quality
  • Sample Collection
  • Infectious Substances
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Blood Bourne Viruses
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safe Storage

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.



You must have been an Al-Futtaim employee for at least 18 months in order to be considered.
You must inform your HRBP in confidence of your application.
Please note that this vacancy may be advertised externally in the next week so apply without delay.