Job Title: Laboratory Services Officer
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Job Code: 1538
Description: "Sometimes in life there is that moment when it's possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments."
# of openings: 1
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the
fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 16 countries and at
over 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to
children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the
highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric
AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing
global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the
Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and
advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted
global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of
millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
Job title: Laboratory Services Officer
Primary Manager: Laboratory Services Manager
purpose of this position is to strengthen the implementation and
management of overall laboratory quality assurance activities including
training, mentorship and supportive supervision of EGPAF supported
region, councils and sites in Kilimanjaro. The Laboratory Services
Officer [LSO] will provide direct technical assistance to the councils
and facilities laboratory teams and ensure that the appropriate
resources are available in order to assist the sites to maintain the
standards of quality laboratory management systems.
Essential duties and Responsibilities:
support quality management system and quality clinical laboratory
testing at EGPAF supported facilities in Kilimanjaro region.
Coordination and capacity building of council and facility staff on supported laboratory services.
Implementation, Monitoring, Documentation and Reporting of laboratory services.
Laboratory technologist with 3 years’ Experience.
Medical Diploma, or advance diploma. A degree would be advantageous
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
least four years bench laboratory experience in general clinical
laboratory testing, including HIV testing, CD4, Viral load testing,
Capable of using various machines including FACS Count/ Calibur, PIMA, Gene X-pert, DNA PCR/ VL machine etc.
and skills on Good Laboratory Practice/ Good Clinical Laboratory
Practice, Laboratory Safety Management, and Transportation of infectious
Ability to conduct Laboratory trainings, mentorships, and Supportive supervision
Writing and performing Laboratory presentations using data
Ability to plan, develop and work independently
Familiarize with the National Laboratory guidelines and policies
Clear demonstration of interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (written and oral communication) effectively
Basic knowledge in computer software applications such as MS Word, Excel, and the Internet
HOW TO APPLY
is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all.
Qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant
Certificates explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will
contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF.
Submissions to be sent to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation,
P.O. BOX 1628,
395 Ursino Block, 2Mwaikibaki Road, Morocco Kinondoni North
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 17th August 2018
Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.J2