NGO Careers – Laboratory Manager at Mildmay

Job Title:    Laboratory Manager
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director
Medical Services
About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda
is a faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering
Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General
Medical Services; also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up
comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Laboratory Manager will provide technical guidance
and direction to Mildmay Uganda’s laboratory function and manage it in a manner
that ensures effective laboratory services, training, research, and health
systems strengthening.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
The incumbent will ensure that the laboratory
practice is compliant to accreditation standards
·        
Strengthen systems for laboratory quality assurance
in supported district sites
·        
Employ sustainability mechanisms for the laboratory
function
·        
Actively promote effective working partnerships with
national and international laboratory authorities
·        
Significantly contribute to evidence-based
laboratory practice
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Biomedical Laboratory Technology / Medical Laboratory Services with post
graduate training in Biomedical Sciences or Laboratory Quality Management
·        
Must be a registered member of the Allied Health
Professional Council
·        
At least five years of technical experience in a
busy medical laboratory, three years in a management position and training and
/ or experience in ISO 15189, SLMTA, and GCLP implementation
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in various MS
Office packages
·        
Working knowledge of English and local languages
·        
Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding
race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their interest to The Human
Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza, Kampala, Uganda  at hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the
subject of the email, the position applied for or through P.O. Box 24985, Kampala.
Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary
and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees (one of
which should be a former employer).
Deadline: Friday, 9th October,
2015

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