3 Proficiency Testing Scheme Coordinator NGO Job Vacancies – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Proficiency
Testing Scheme Manager
Position Number: MUWRP-
About US:
The Makerere University Walter
Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established
in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere
University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military
Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop,
evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health
importance to Uganda.
Job Summary: The Proficiency
Testing Scheme Coordinator supports the expanded research program including
research proposal development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Directly
    participate or supervise all Genexpert proficiency testing (PT) panel,
    selecting appropriate PT testing items, performing particular types of
  • Prepare
    list of PT clientele, handle and distribute the PT materials
  • Prepare
    or participate in review of feedback and performance reports by evaluating
    the performance of PT participants, operating data processing system and
    statistical analysis, give opinions, interpretations and recommendations
    of the performance of the Genexpert PT scheme before submission to the PT
    scheme manager.
  • Ensure
    proper use and maintenance of related equipment
  • Prepare
    or participate in review quarterly PT work plans and reports for genotypic
    DST PT scheme  before submission to
    the PT coordinator
  • Ensure
    PT scheme schedule is strictly followed
  • Participates
    in quarterly performance meetings for the PT team or any other assigned
  • Carry
    out External Quality Assessment and supervision visits in the field as
    directed by the supervisor
  • Perform
    and document quality assurance and quality control activities to ensure
  • Stability
    and homogeneity and
  • Uncertainties
    of the measurements of the proficiency test items
  • Develop
    and review policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols related to PT
  • Follow
    laboratory safety policies and practices
  • Perform
    laboratory procedures including sample reception, processing, analysis,
    data entry, archiving and shipping in accordance to approved Standard
    Operating Procedures
  • Maintenance
    of equipment and their respective documentation
  • Adheres
    to the HR SOP and ethical code of conduct

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical
    Laboratory technology or health related degree from a recognized
  • May
    be licensed by the Allied Health Professionals Council (AHPC)
  • Two
    years’ experience working in TB culture Laboratory
  • Two
    years’ experience working in ISO 15189 accredited laboratory
  • Should
    have at least 1 year experience in conducting External quality assurance
    or any program coordination related activities
  • Should
    have knowledge on ISO 17043 standard
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should download the application form, download
, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of
academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number
(Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the
application letter.
Please send applications to:
The HR and Administration
Makerere University Walter Reed
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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