Quality Assurance Manager Career Opportunity – MRC/UVRI

Organisation: Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research
Institute (MRC/UVRI)
Funding Source: MRC (UK) and U.S. PEPFAR
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Unit Director
Position Code: QAM116
About MRC:
Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) based at
the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe is a bilateral
multi-disciplinary research organization funded by, the Medical Research Council
(UK) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Uganda under the
U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other donor
agencies. Established in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS is an
internationally recognized center of excellence for research on HIV infection
and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the revolving epidemic, the
evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the
development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.
Job Summary: The Quality
Assurance Manager will take charge of the quality assurance efforts of the
Unit. The incumbent will ensure that the overall lab and clinical procedures
meet the set standards of qualify by planning, directing and coordinating
quality assurance programs and formulating quality control policies.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree
    in Science field, with training in QA/QC management.
  • Possession of a Post graduate training in
    laboratory safety and QA/QC management.
  • A minimum of three years’ QA/QC experience in
    a health research organization or health related industry.
  • Personal integrity, ability to learn,
    flexibility and concern for excellence.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
How to Apply:
candidates should send their applications letters, copies of academic
qualifications and curriculum vitae including names, telephone contacts and
email addresses of three (3) referees should be sent only via e mail to:
recruitment@mrcuganda.org. Please quote the position code (QAM116) in the
subject line of the email.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
Deadline: Friday, 29th January, 2016 by 09:00pm
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