HJF Medical Research International Inc
Job Title: Laboratory Systems Manager
Henry Jackson Foundation for Medical Research International (HJF MRI) HIV Program Kisumu West in collaboration with the USMRD-A, is seeking to fill the above position.
HJFMRI conducts HIV I AIDS vaccine and therapeutic research, and supports HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in Seme and Kisumu West Sub counties of Kisumu County.
Job Summary: The incumbent will have the key responsibility of supporting the establishment and expansion of quality laboratory services especially improved access to laboratory diagnosis and monitoring through CD4 and viral load testing, TB diagnosis, Early Infant Diagnosis and rapid HIV testing.
He/she will be responsible for coordinating activities regarding Viral load testing for monitoring patients on ART and testing of infants born to HIV positive mothers in PMTCT program in Seme and Kisumu West PEPFAR supported health facilities.
Working collaboratively with National AIDS and STI Control Programme (NASCOP) in implementing routine HIV-VL testing in compliance with MoH and WHO recommendations / guidelines, the position holder will take lead in the day-to-day activities including but are not limited to: Patient sample preparation, transportation, processing, testing and results feedback.
This position requires good coordination skills in addition to knowledge of Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) and shall work as part of program team contributing to the goals and objectives of the program.
This position reports to the Clinical Care Manager.
Terms of Employment: One-year contract renewable on annual basis subject to availability of funding. The first three months will be probation period.
How to Apply:
Submit a CV, mandatory cover letter, testimonials and list of references as attachments in a zipped folder with the applicants name and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 22nd May 2020.
The email subject line should be “Laboratory Systems Manager”.
Kindly include current and expected salary and your earliest date of availability on the cover letter.
For more information please visit www.hjfmri.org
HJFMRI is an equal opportunity employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.