Position Title: Laboratory Technician (1)

Position Location: Mukono

Position Summary: To efficiently handle the existing and upcoming workload and support the lab to run efficiently as a Lab Hub, while implementing laboratory quality management systems.     

Roles and Responsibilities: 

Actively participate in routine testing of laboratory samples

Support and participate in the implementation of Mukono Lab hub operations

Support and actively participate in the implementation of laboratory quality management systems and the quality improvement activities towards accreditation

Participate operations and process samples from Basic program evaluations as they may be formulated.   

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

The prospective employee should hold a Diploma in laboratory technology from a recognized institution.

Computer literacy is a prerequisite.

Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.

At least 2 years in clinical or research lab, implementing quality management systems.

Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council (AHPC) with a current practicing license.   

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to work on own initiative.

Ability to professionally communicate in writing, verbally or other means deemed appropriate.

Excellent interpersonal/communication skills.

Use of computers including word processing and Internet.

Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda.

Physical Ability: Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate. The ability to frequently travel between MUWRP sites in Uganda.

Physical Availability: Full time 

Supervisory controls: The candidate will serve under the immediate supervision of the Technical Advisor- PEPFAR Laboratory Services.