Description

JOB DETAILS:

Background.
Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others. .

Job Responsibilities:
• The Project Lab Officer is responsible in Coordinating all GHSA laboratory project activities and reports from supported regions
• Provide high-quality technical assistance to improve the availability, use, and
quality of diagnostics and implement quality laboratory systems
required to facilitate the diagnosis of GHSA diseases
• Provide technical assistance to National Health laboratory and MOHCDGEC for the development, implementation and monitoring of biosafety and biosecurity activities including training and guidelines development
• On a gap filling basis, work with the procurement unit to source for and or deploy quality diagnostic platforms laboratory reagents, consumables, sample collection and transportation kits and other supplies for rapid timely and accurate lab tests.
• Work with the National Laboratory staff to organize and control lab reagents and supply inventory for the supported laboratories.
• In collaboration with MOHCDGE/PORALG develop relevant SOPs in relation to GHSA laboratory activities
• Work with courier provide technical assistance to facilitate efficient sample transportation.

Job Qualification
• Ability to collaborate with government health institutions management and other partners
• Ability to work both as individual and as a team with minimum supervision
• Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
• Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet

Job Skills
• Ability to collaborate with government health institutions management and other partners
• Ability to work both as individual and as a team with minimum supervision

Job Education Requirements
A degree or Master’s degree in health laboratory sciences or biomedical laboratory sciences

Job Experience Requirements
A minimum of 4 years’ experience

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Intrested applicants should email: hr@mdh-tz.org .