Laboratory Services Strengthening Advisor Job Opportunity – University Research co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University Research co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating
AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About
URC:
University
Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality
of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a
non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects
in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About URC SUSTAIN Project:
University
Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID-funded Strengthening Uganda’s
Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project. The project supports
delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and laboratory services at
selected regional referral and general hospitals.
Job Summary: The Laboratory Services Strengthening Advisor will
work closely with the relevant departments of the MOH, CPHL and AIDS Control
Program (ACP), respective regional referral and general hospitals, as well as
district health teams and other HIV program implementing partners to plan for
and provide the required support to strengthen capacity of public health
facility laboratories, as per the Uganda Ministry of Health and USAID/SUSTAIN
project strategies.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Laboratory Science or equivalent degree qualification.
    Possession of additional post-graduate qualifications/training will be of
    added advantage;
  • A minimum of five years of demonstrable
    practical experience with managing HIV laboratory programs, specifically
    planning for and delivering of laboratory services within the context of
    MOH and PEPFAR programs in the country.;
  • Possess a Valid registration certificate from
    the Uganda Medical and Dental practitioners Council;
  • Working knowledge in quality improvement
    approaches;
  • Excellent written and oral communication and
    interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency with
    Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and others).
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified applicants should send their cover letters, curriculum
vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for three
professional references in the subject line by addressed to:
Human
Resource & Administration Coordinator,
University
Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot
7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
P.O
Box 28745
Kampala,
Uganda.
E-mail to: hr-uganda@urc-chs.com (Not more than 3MB)
Deadline: 11th March 2016 by 5.00 pm

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