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Life Sciences Clinical Trainer

Req ID:  3061
Company:  DCC Vital - Fannin Ltd
Salary:  Not Disclosed


Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  15-Jun-2022

Clinical Diagnostics Training and Support Role. 

TERRITORY:                           Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland

DEPARTMENT:                      Fannin Scientific (Clinical Diagnostics)

REPORTS TO:                         Fannin Scientific Director



DCC Vital is a leading healthcare business in Britain and Ireland with sales in excess of £300 million, over 900 employees and an ambition to be one of the leading players in the supply of own and 3rd party products and services to the healthcare sector.  DCC Vital is focused on driving organic growth in its existing businesses and identifying new acquisition opportunities that strengthen and expand its product range, broaden its geographical reach and improve its business.

DCC Vital operates across three key divisions - DCC Vital Medical Devices, DCC Vital Pharma and DCC Vital Logistics:

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Fannin Limited is part of DCC Vital. Within Fannin Scientific, we provide Laboratory Diagnostic solutions to both the Healthcare and Industrial markets.  Additionally, community-based diagnostic technologies are offered through our growing portfolio of point-of-care tests. 



Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be a motivated professional with a strong focus on training and support within the Clinical Diagnostics/Hospital Sector of Ireland. The role will involve the following:


  • Be proficient in Training and demonstrating Clinical Diagnostic equipment and consumables to a wide range of health professional.
  • Work closely with the Clinical Diagnostics Manager to ensure all training projects are delivered professionally in a timely manner.
  • Ensure effective sales coverage of all Hospitals, Public and Private in Ireland including the Dublin, Cork and Galway areas.
  • Support to the existing Clinical Diagnostic sales team, including activities in training and customer support/development as necessary to meet short term and strategic objectives
  • Keep all documentation up to date including Training competency documents, audit documents and all other relevant documents pertaining to the specific projects the candidate will be involved in.
  • Initiation of technical support or manufacturing support to achieve same objectives
  • Reporting to the Clinical Diagnostic Manager and working closely with the other sales team both internal and external.

Qualifications and experience:

    • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a Science or Nursing discipline.
    • Masters not essential but would be beneficial.
    • Ideally 1 year’s training/Support experience in the Clinical Diagnostics/Hospital sector
    • Professional communications skills required
    • Good Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
    • Ability to work individually and in a team environment where strong flexibility, time management & prioritisation skills will be key
    • Ability to use own initiative and show discretion
    • Flexible approach to working hours during busy periods

Other Information:


  • Full-time, permanent role



Please note that all DCC Vital staff work within quality management systems and that all of the above will apply to the full DCC Vital product portfolio which includes products such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals and tissues.

Although the above is a description of the requirements of your job, as stated in your contract of employment, you may be required to carry out other reasonable duties as the Company may require from time to time