AJIRA MPYA TANZANIA 2020 / NAFASI MPYA ZA KAZI 2020
Job Opportunity At Amref Health Africa Tanzania, Ajira Mpya Tanzania, Nafasi Za Kazi, Jobs in Tanzania
Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is a
non-profit public health organization supporting the Government of
Tanzania to address public health issues including maternal and child
health, HIV, TB, Malaria and Nutrition in Tanzania since 1987. Amref
Health Africa in Tanzania is funded by The U.S. President’s Emergency
Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR) through CDC Tanzania, to execute a robust
HIV care and treatment clinical cascade project aiming to accelerate the
achievement of the current 95-95-95 goals and the HIV epidemic control
The project branded as Afya Kamilifu Project
isimplemented in Tangaand Zanzibar since October, 2018. From October2020
thisprojectwill extend its operationsto Simiyu Regioncovering facility
based and community based HIV care and treatment services. Afya Kamilifu
project works-in collaboration with and with guidance from the Tanzania
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and
Children, Zanzibar Ministry of health and President’s Office Regions
Authority and Local Government (PORALG).
That said, Amref Health Africa -Tanzania is announcing the following jobs vacancies bellow….
Position Title: Laboratory Services Assistant (3)
Location: Maswa Office (1), Meatu Office (1) Handeni Office (1)
Reports to: Laboratory Service Officer
Laboratory Assistant’s key role is to strengthen Laboratory Quality
Management and provide technical support on implementation of laboratory
services at facilities and district levels to improve quality of HIV
diagnosis and Viral Load Monitoring to attain the current 95-95-95 of
the HIV clinical cascade.
•Perform initial TB, HIV Viral Load and DBS sample processing, if
required, and Store samples to the required temperatures before
transportation to the referral testing laboratory.
documentation of TB, HIV Viral Load and DBS samples into Lab registers,
processed and provide data that can be used to monitor quality as well
as the efficiency and effectiveness of the sample Referral System
(Recording samples rejected Vs Recollected for VL,DBS and TB)
•Responsible to ensure completeness and validity of client information
and data entry in the electronic sample referral and results feedback
system. (Tracking of rejected samples into the system)
•Expedite transportation of TB, HIV Viral Load and DBS results received from testing laboratories to its spokes
•Prepare and submit regular reports of sample referral functions to relevant authority (CHMT, IP) on monthly basis.
•Tracking of commodity status at facility and provide reports to Laboratory Service Officers
•Follows all laboratory procedures including safety guidelines, the use
of personal protective equipment and awareness of blood-borne
•Demonstrates a cooperative attitude in relationships with co-workers and other personnel.
•Performs other duties as assign within the project
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•Minimum Education: Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science, A Bachelor degree is an added advantage.
•At least 2 years of “hands on lab experience” in Facility or
community-based program particularly HIV programs in an NGO which is
active in health development.
•Experience in operating electrical and nonelectrical laboratory equipment and potentially dangerous substances
•Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and database systems
•Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
•Valid laboratory technician license
HOW TO APPLY:
-If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies,
please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document
indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone
contact, names and addresses of three referees.
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conduct interviews at Mwanza Office for the shortlisted Lake Zone
Applicants and at Dar es Salaam Office for other shortlisted applicants.
To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 HOURS August 17th, 2020.
Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the
subject line when applying for this position, failure to do that your
application may not be retrieved. All correspondences should be directed
to: Email: [email protected].
Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking
environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to
2.“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of
safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse,
wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible” 3.
3. Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.