Entry Level Proficiency Testing Administrator Non-profit Jobs – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Position Number: MUWRP-
027/016
About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV
research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of
understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation
for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of
MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease
threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine
development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of
epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and
support in Kayunga, Mukono and Buvuma Districts.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Budget:
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Forecast resource requirements for preparation,
packaging, storage, and distribution of
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Genexpert EQA panels
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Prepare and monitors budgets for Genexpert EQA;
site assessment visits, trainings, supervisions, and performance review meeting
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The jobholder will analyze expenditures and
accountabilities related to Genexpert EQA activities
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Budget for infrastructure modifications for  the PT Laboratory
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In charge of budgeting for  Lab safety materials for Proficiency
testing  Laboratory
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In charge of budgeting for ISO 17043
accreditation for NTRL
Procurement:
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Plan for procurement of supplies and services
for preparation, packaging, storage, and distribution of Genexpert EQA panels
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Identify potential sources of supply, conduct
due diligence review of supplies’ capability and qualification, solicit and
evaluate bids, proposals and quotations for Genexpert EQA related requirements
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Procure services for carrying out performance
review meetings
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Procure internet services for Genexpert health
facilities
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Procuring services for infrastructure
modifications for  the Proficiency
testing Laboratory
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Procuring Lab safety materials for Proficiency
testing  Laboratory
General Administration and Management:
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The incumbent will assign and administer
Genexpert EQA activities like field supervisions and review meetings
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Prepare Genexpert EQA meeting minutes, meeting notes
and produce monthly administrative reports
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Maintains vehicles used in Genexpert EQA
activities
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Adhere to Human Resource SOP and code of ethics
and conduct
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Perform any other duties assigned by the
supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The Proficiency Testing Administrator must hold
a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities like Business Administration, Human Resource
management, etc from a recognised University/ Institution.
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Previous experience in the medical field is an
added advantage.
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At least one year experience working in ISO
15189 accredited Laboratory.
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Must have knowledge on ISO 15189  and ISO 17043 standard
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the
application form, download here,
attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic
qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top
of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application
letter.
Please send applications to:
The Human Resources and Administration Manager
Makerere University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 17th October 2016

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