HJF Medical Research International Laboratory Quality Officer Jobs in Kenya

HJF Medical Research International Laboratory Quality Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Laboratory QA/QC Safety Officer for an upcoming contract.

The officer will be engaged to provide support to the laboratories within the Kenya national
surveillance system to operate at the highest safety and quality standards to ensure quality AMR
data outputs.

The Quality and Safety Manger will develop, implement, manage and maintain
effective Quality and Safety policies and procedures across all sectors of the National
surveillance system.

Responsibility Summary

  • Conduct safety and environmental audits and inspections as specified in the grant work
    plan at all laboratories
  • Ensure that all laboratories attain accreditation status by recognized quality management schemes such as WHO SLMTA
  • To audit the environment, bio medical equipment and processes in each lab to ensure the
    compliance with the local or international standards
  • To identify potentially hazardous biological, materials and integrate methods to contain
    and neutralize them
  • To educate & conduct safety awareness training to participant laboratories in the
    surveillance network
  • To train lab managers at the participant labs to provide QA/QC safety and training
  • Review the work procedure and SOP and identify and implement continuous process
    improvement activities.
  • Apply the national biosafety guidelines and instruct on and implement the national
    training curriculum.
  • Establish and track progress toward meeting the goals and objectives of the surveillance
    national plan and grant activities
  • Develop, collects and reports performance metrics as needed.
  • Provide training and the management structure for QMS
  • Establish systems for monitoring and improving quality
  • Evaluate and strengthen the existing eQA and iQA schemes. Ensuring that all the
    laboratory participate in the NPHLS EQA schemes and that corrective action is taken on
    the results, as appropriate and failures are reported, and appropriate corrective action is
  • Train designated QA/QC safety officers at the participating sites to fulfill their roles in
    the labs

    Experience and Education levels:
  • Extensive knowledge of logistic systems, planning, quality control and supervisory policies, principles, procedures and techniques.

    How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and Curriculum vitae with
    position title on the subject line including names and contacts of three references to
    nairobijobslogin@hjfmri.org by 19th July, 2019.
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
    The following position is contingent upon award of the contract to HJFMRI
  • For more information and job application details, see; HJF Medical Research International Laboratory Quality Officer Jobs in Kenya

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