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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Laboratory Services and Logistics Advisor Job at Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau ( UPMB ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Laboratory Services and Logistics Advisor

Jobs at:
Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau ( UPMB )

Deadline of this Job:
26th April 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




Job details:
The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, a leading Christian organization coordinating 294 Member Health facilities all over Uganda, is inviting applications for the following positions front suitably qualified individuals to work as part of a professional and self-driven team. Candidates should be people of good reputation and are willing to uphold the ethics and values of UPMB.
JOB TITLE: Laboratory Services and Logistics Advisor
REPORTS TO: Technical Advisor Care And Treatment
RESPONSIBLE FOR: None
DEPARTMENT: Health
JOB PURPOSE:
To oversee all laboratory and logistics operations of the UPMB member Health facilities, Coordinate and provide technical assistance to ensure quality adequate and reliable equipment, supplies and HIV related laboratory services in the facilities
Major functions
  • Participate in planning and overseeing the laboratory functions of the UPMB member sites
  •  Identify capacity gaps and planning for capacity building in the implementing facilities
  • Develop standard operating procedures and ensure that the facilities are using them
  • Ensure that the facilities are implementing and maintaining quality assurance and quality control procedures in their respective laboratories.
  • Develop an internal quality control system and external quality control system and ensure that facilities are using them.
  • Support facilities to Establish and monitor Equipment Management and Maintenance Systems in target Laboratories
  • Establish and monitor a Supply Chain Management System and ensure timely ordering of buffer stocks for target labs
  • Oversee the functionality for laboratory hubs in the network providing but not limited technical assistance and capacity building to the staff supporting the hubs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Master's Degree in Biomedical Science or a related field Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Experience of Good laboratory practice. At least, 3 years working experience in a medical laboratory Experience in project HIV service delivery is critical, Qualification in logistics management will be an added advantage,
Job application procedure
interested persons who wish to apply may e-mail, post or hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two referees and cop.es of academic transcripts to: Executive Director, Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo, P.0 Box 4127, Kampala-Uganda E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug