• Various (please see description)
  • £ 11.11 an hour
  • Temporary
  • AAKASOVarious
  • gemma.black@premiere-agency.com

Premiere People are currently recruiting on behalf of AFBI for Temporary Assistant Scientific Officers (ASO’s) across the business.

Hourly rate – £11.11 

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm 

Locations – 

– Belfast – BT9
– Stormont
– Hillsborough
– Crossnacreevy
– Loughgall
– Omagh
– Bushmills



  • Receipt, recording and preparation of samples for examination and analysis
  • Carrying out analytical tests and recording results and experimental data;
  • Preparation of laboratory reagents;
  • Delivering results in line with instructions accurately and within expected deadlines;
  • Making appropriate records as work proceeds and ensuring results are accurately
  • Ensuring results are validated through carrying out appropriate quality checks;
    Completing all work in line with quality standards and both technical
    and scientific operating procedures (ISO9001/17025);
  • Perform all procedures in accordance with standard operating procedures and
    scientific protocols;
  • Operate complex and expensive scientific instrumentation;
  • Assist in the preparation of Standard Operating Procedure’s (SOP’s);
  • Operate IT hardware such as PC’s, keyboard and printers. Input data to computerized
    database. Generate reports and computerized data and maintain accurate written or
    electronic records;
  • Ensure that all paper records are completed and filed correctly;
  • Communicate with other colleagues and Branches as required;
  • Participate in the development, validation and introduction into routine use of new
  • Effectively participate in audits
  • Use initiative and precedent in dealing with day to day problems.
  • Demonstrate work tasks and related procedures to new members of the team, other
    staff, visitors and students;
  • Train colleagues in the use of IT systems;
  • Organise own workload as required; and
  • Adherence to Health and Safety and other legislative requirements and maintenance
    of a safe and effective working environment.

    This list is not exclusive and the successful candidate will be required to carry out
    other duties as allocated by management.



  • GCE ‘A’ level passes (A to E) or equivalent, in 2 separate subjects, one of which must be
    biology or chemistry; and
    ·GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level grades A, B or C in English and Maths.