LIMS Application Specialist

Posted 29 July 2021
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Wallace

Job description

Position Title: Application Specialist- Pathology

Reporting to: Deliver Lead/Program Manager

Team: Health





Main Functions

(Duty Statement)

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General Requirements

  • hold the responsibilities, exercise the powers and discretions, and perform the duties and tasks as conferred, delegated, or specified by the Company from time to time;

  • perform those responsibilities and duties honestly and in a proper and effective manner;

  • use your best endeavours to promote and enhance the interests, welfare, business, profitability, growth and reputation of the Company;

  • not intentionally do anything that is or may be harmful to the Company;

  • report to the Company promptly, or to such person as the Company from time to time determines, at all reasonable times, all information and explanations as required in connection with matters relating to your employment or the business of the Company;

  • comply with all lawful and reasonable direction given to you by the Company; and,

  • other reasonable tasks as requested.

Specifically, this position is responsible for contributing to the effective delivery of solutions to our clients. The specific responsibilities are:

  • Perform pre-sales activities including product presentations and demonstrations;

  • Assist with new product implementations including conducting implementation planning study sessions, client training demonstrations and workshops and providing general implementation guidance and support;

  • Provide domain expertise to inform, develop and document business and functional requirements to support product upgrades and enhancements;

  • Deliver hands on application configuration in line with agreed specifications and quality

  • Provide solution and technical troubleshooting support to ensure that software issues are documented, reproduced and resolved to agreed service level agreements and within the company release cycles;

  • Develop test strategies and plans and perform software testing including functional, integration and regression testing;

  • Create and maintain product documentation, manuals and knowledgebase articles

  • Assist with maintaining the company procedural documents in accordance with the ISO9001, ISO27001 certification standard; and,

  • Other relevant duties as reasonably required

Required Competencies

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria


Possession of the qualities required to do something.


  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, balancing competing priorities and responding to client needs.

  • Demonstrated ability to commit to the corporate character and values of the company



Trade, technique, training or software certification required.


  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with an ability to build effective relationships with co-workers and clients, including:

  • Successfully work under pressure in a complex and competitive business environment; and,

  • Quickly adapt to the changing needs of our clients, and work with other teams to ensure those needs are met.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, including;

  • Excellent command of the English Language in written form;

  • Proven ability to translated technical requirements into End-User supporting documentation based on client requirements;

  • Preparation and publication of quality user manuals; and,

  • Delivery of application training to clients to ensure high level of proficiency.

  • Sound technical skills with a background in application support services.




  • Relevant tertiary/trade qualifications is highly desirable;

  • Relevant industry qualifications or associations is highly desirable; or

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment would be considered an advantage.

  • Experience in the Health and Pathology industry would be a considerable advantage;

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications; or

  • Ability to understand and interpret technical document and create high quality user documentation.






  • Complete tasks on time and to agreed deadline;

  • Deal with learners, clients, customers, suppliers and all employees professionally at all times;

  • Incorporate the corporate values and into everyday work practices to build a positive and performance based culture.

  • Participate in:

  • The welcome and induction of all new team members ensuring full understanding of their work expectations;

  • Performance and professional development and improvement as part of everyday work and not something that happens once a year;

  • Provision of feedback to the relevant manager(s) on quality and continuous improvement, and learning, development or training needs/

  • Take personal responsibility for own success and the performance of the team, and the company.


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