Fresher Proficiency Testing Administrator NGO Job Opportunities – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title:          Proficiency
Testing Administrator
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 Administrator will serve as an Administrator for the National TB
Reference Laboratory supported by Makerere University Walter Reed Project
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Forecast
    resource requirements for preparation, packaging, storage, and
    distribution of Genexpert EQA panels
  • Prepare
    and monitors budgets for Genexpert EQA; site assessment visits, trainings,
    supervisions, and performance review meeting
  • Analyze
    expenditures and accountabilities related to Genexpert EQA activities
  • Budget
    for infrastructure modifications for 
    the PT Laboratory
  • Budgeting
    for  Lab safety materials for Proficiency
    testing  Laboratory
  • Budgeting
    for ISO 17043 accreditation for NTRL
  • To
    plan for procurement of supplies and services for preparation, packaging,
    storage, and distribution of Genexpert EQA panels
  • Identify
    potential sources of supply, conduct due diligence review of supplies’
    capability and qualification, solicit and evaluate bids, proposals and
    quotations for Genexpert EQA related requirements
  • Procure
    services for carrying out performance review meetings
  • Procure
    internet services for Genexpert health facilities
  • Procuring
    services for infrastructure modifications for  the Proficiency testing Laboratory
  • Procuring
    Lab safety materials for Proficiency testing  Laboratory
General administration and
  • To
    assign and administer Genexpert EQA activities like field supervisions and
    review meetings
  • Prepare
    Genexpert EQA meeting minutes, meeting notes and produce monthly
    administrative reports
  • Maintains
    vehicles used in Genexpert EQA activities
  • Adhere
    to Human Resource SOP and code of ethics and conduct
  • Any
    other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities
    like Business Administration, Human Resource management, etc from a
    recognised University/ Institution.
  • At
    least one year experience working in ISO 15189 accredited Laboratory.
  • Previous
    experience in the medical field is an added advantage.
  • Must
    have knowledge on ISO 15189  and 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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