FHI 360 Diagnostics Specialist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FHI 360 Diagnostics Specialist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FHI 360 Zambia looking for “Diagnostics Specialist”. Applicants with A Master’s Degree may apply on or before 28 August 2022.

FHI 360 Diagnostics Specialist Jobs 2022

The FHI 360 has published a job vacancy announcement on 17 August 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Diagnostics Specialist to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter Family Health International (FHI 360)
Position Diagnostics Specialist
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required At least 6 years
Application Deadline 28 August 2022

FHI 360 Job Vacancy 2022

Overview: The CDC Enhancing Global Health Security (EGHS) project is a global mechanism that supports Global Health Security Agenda goals through programs and activities focused on protecting and improving health security at country and regional levels. Core priorities include strengthened laboratory and surveillance systems, public health workforce, emergency operations, and capacity to implement the International Health Regulations.

The primary function of this position is to provide technical assistance to recipients of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria’s COVID-19 Response Mechanism (GFATM C19RM) to strengthen national laboratory systems with effective modern point-of-care and laboratory-based diagnostics, comprehensive quality management systems, timely and accurate reporting of animal and human diseases, strong specimen referral and transport system, and laboratory information systems.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance for diagnostic network and facilities strengthening and quality improvement interventions in line with joint external evaluation (JEE) reports, country national action plan, other assessment reports, and country work plan activities aligned with JEE and local stakeholder improvement goals.
  • Provide technical assistance to enhance in-country diagnostic networks which may include capacity strengthening activities for core diagnostic components such as specimen referral mechanisms, quality management systems, supply chain, management information systems, diagnostic SOPs and tools, qualified workforce, expansion of point-of-care diagnostic service points, and biosafety and biosecurity.
  • Liaise with GFATM implementer and CDC in country to provide relevant technical support.
  • Support national stakeholders to develop or update national diagnostic network strategic plans, SOPs, and policies.
  • Monitor and report progress with diagnostic network enhancement activities as per the approved country work plan.
  • Provide technical support for diagnostics system strengthening, methods and strategies, current best practices, and established diagnostic and operational standards while also being locally relevant and sustainable.
  • Strengthen capacity in local diagnostic stakeholders and leaders to identify and oversee enhancements in diagnostic networks.
  • Conduct assessments of diagnostic facilities and lead the follow-up of corrective and preventive actions and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to diagnostic facilities and the overall diagnostic network as part of overall capacity building and continuous improvement programs.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in clinical diagnostics or equivalent.
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in diagnostic system strengthening and capacity strengthening in the country.
  • Experience in the diagnosis of infectious diseases, including specific hands-on diagnostics experience
  • Competent in current diagnostic methods for infectious diseases, including point-of-care tests.
  • Knowledge and experience with strengthening laboratories to achieve international quality standards including against ISO 15189 and/or SLMTA/SLIPTA.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization.
  • International program development or program management experience preferred.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FHI 360 Diagnostics Specialist Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 28 August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.fhi360.org

About Us!

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization has long managed in projects relating to family planning and reproductive health.