14 Dec 2020

Laboratory Technologist (2) at Ministry of Health (National Aids Control Programme)

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Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) through Global Fund Grants is looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic individuals whom will work under contractual agreement to fill the following vacant positions:


National Aids Control Programme

Job Title: Laboratory Technologist (2 Positions)

Location: Dodoma

Reporting to: Head Pharmaceuticals and Laboratory Services Unit (PLSU) – NACP

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide support day-to-day on Supply Chain Management of HIV/AIDS Laboratory commodities to ensure quantification, procurement, storage and distribution through MSD.
  2. Monitor the HIV/AIDS Laboratory commodities stock status and Pipeline at central and Health facilities, and stocks at risk of expiry.
  • Advise and monitor the adoption of evolving HIV/AIDS Laboratory technologies. Receive, analyze and compile the Monthly HIV/AIDS Equipment functionality report.
  1. Coordinate the Training, Mentorship, on job training and supervision to the Care and Treatment health facilities to ensure HIV lab services are well delivered.
  2. Ensure quick communication and timely feedback to CTC sites, MSD, Diagnostics Unit, NACP and HIV Development and

implementing partners on potential and/or actual stock imbalances.  

  • Work with MSD Management to ensure that there is steady supply of laboratory supplies at the Zonal Stores.
  • Prepare and submit routine LAB reports to NACP Program Manager and designated institutions.
  1. Primary responsibility for preparation of grant deliverables pertaining to grant implementation as agreed with the GF
  2. Tracking performance of grants and grant results, including preparation of PU/PUDR
  3. Availability of and assurance of data to support decisions, including undertaking periodic national DQR
  • Based on monitoring of grant implementation, initiate and provide rationale for reprogramming based on need and the principle of investing to attain impact.


Qualifications and Experience

  1. Degree in medical laboratory sciences from a recognized university such as microbiology, immunology, hematology, pathology and clinical chemistry. Post graduate degree is an added advantage.
  2. Experience of working with the Ministry of Health, International health organization or NGO.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working in a regional, zonal or national laboratory.
  1. Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact with multidisciplinary staff, experts and clients.
  2. Excellent written and oral communication in English and Kiswahili. vi. Excellent computer skills in data management and Microsoft office. vii.     Registered with the Health Laboratory Practitioners Board. viii.   Age limit: 50 years.
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Method of Application

Interested candidates are to submit their motivational letter, copy of the latest CV in one document indicating their preferred work station and copies of academic certificates, practice license for the specific professional cadre if any.

The subject line of your job application letter should indicate the position that you are applying for: your CV must include the information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work-related traceable referees. All correspondence MUST reach the Ministry before 15:30hrs December 26th 2020 and channeled through the following address: Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children,

Government City

Health Road

P.O Box 743,

40478 DODOMA.

  Note that;

  1. Any application sent later than the mentioned date and time will not be considered.
  2. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; if you are not contacted within two weeks after the deadline of this advert, consider yourself unsuccessful.
  3. For more information kindly visit moh.go.tz
The deadline for submitting the application is 26 December 2020

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