12 Program Officers Jobs in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: 12 Program Officers Jobs in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

ICAP of Columbia
University (registered in Kenya as Center for International Programs-Kenya) is
working in partnership with the Ministry of Health to strengthen Public Health
Initiatives in Kenya.

Applications are invited
for the following fixed term PROJECT RISE POSITIONS

JOB TITLES: Laboratory Program Officers (12 positions)

LOCATION: Sites

 Overall job function

Reporting to the
Surveillance coordinator, the Laboratory Program Officer will provide technical
support in the planning and implementation of laboratory services required for
hospital-based sentinel surveillance system for AFIs


 Responsibilities

  • To
    assist with the planning and implementation of laboratory activities
    required for hospital-based sentinel surveillance system for AFIs,
    including baseline laboratory assessments and laboratory capacity
    development
  • To
    provide technical assistance to facility-level laboratory personnel,
    including regular and systematic observation of laboratory testing
    procedures, and ongoing bench-level supportive supervision and instruction
  • To
    provide technical assistance to facility-level laboratory managers,
    including: establishing routine workflow; developing/refining SOPs, job
    aids, log books, and referral forms as needed; planning of laboratory
    activities to improve test performance and decrease turnaround time; and
    developing and implementing an equipment maintenance program
  • To
    help implement and monitor efficient documentation of laboratory results
    at site level , as well as effective linkages between laboratory and
    clinical services
  • To
    supervise laboratory reagent and consumable purchase and distribution
  • To
    supervise equipment purchase, installation, and maintenance

  • To
    provide technical assistance in the laboratory
  • To
    supervise the laboratory network transports samples to district hospitals
  • To
    develop SOPs for major equipment and procedures or assays
  • To
    prepare reports on progress of each site on project implementation
    activities
  • To
    assist in the implementation of quality management/quality assurance
    activities

Qualifications

  • Basic
    Diploma/ Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or its equivalent
  • At
    least 4 years experience in laboratory practice in the Health Sector
    preferably the AFI project
  • Proficiency
    in Microsoft office

How to Apply

All applications
including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at
least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the Country Director,
 jobs@icapkenya.org on or before September 23rd 2021.