Job at Jhpiego: Malaria Study Laboratory Technician (6 Positions available) (Deadline: 05 December 2017)

Job at Jhpiego:  Malaria Study Laboratory Technician (6 Positions available) (Deadline: 05 December 2017)

Job at Jhpiego: Malaria Study Laboratory Technician (6 Positions available) (Deadline: 05 December 2017)

Job Opportunity Announcement / MCSP Malaria Study positions

Jhpiego is an “international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. The MCSP program implemented by Jhpiego and its partners aims at reducing child and maternal mortality through increased coverage and utilization of high-impact low cost reproductive, maternal, new-born, and child health (RMNCH) interventions and innovative approaches and strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Health (MOH) to manage and scale up high-impact RMNCH interventions.

The Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) in collaboration with the Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases Division/Rwanda Biomedical Center will be starting a health facility based study on efficacy of Artemether Lumefantrine in Rwanda. Jhpiego Rwanda is hiring the following positions for the Study:

III. Malaria Study Laboratory Technician (6):

Position                           : Malaria Study Laboratory Technician (6 Positions) 2 posts at each site

STUDY SITES                : Masaka (Kicukiro); Rukara(Kayonza); Muganza (Rusizi)

Reporting to                   : Malaria Study Coordinator

Supervised staff             : N/A

Type of contract               : Fixed term
Duration of the contract  : 6 Months

Tentative start date        : Early January 2018


    • The candidate will be responsible to perform all study related laboratory procedures according to study protocols.
    • This will specifically entail collection, processing and storage of biological samples, conducting relevant laboratory assays with proper documentation of results and record keeping.
    • He/she will ensure all quality assurance protocols are in place and abide to Good Clinical and Laboratory Practice (GCLP).
    • They will also be expected to work within the health centers
    • He/she will work in close liaison with the site team ,the study coordinator and under the supervision of the Health Center and the Principal investigator

Required Qualifications:

    • Be Rwandan by nationality and ready to start immediately
    • Diploma (A1) or Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory technology from a recognized institution with at least 3-4 years’ experience in a health facility.
    • Having a valid license from National Council
    • Prior experience in research will be desirable.
    • Ability to work under the leadership of the health center where the sites will be located and build a good relationship between different teams
    • Possession of GCP or GCLP certificate will be preferable.
    • Ready to be based at any of the 3 sites


    • The interested and qualified candidates must send the complete application file sent to Country Director via with “POSITION APPLIED FOR + DESIRED SITE” IN THE SUBJECT LINE. The application fil should be made by the following:

    1. Updated CV,
    1. Proof of previous experiences,
    1. Academic Degrees & Certificates,
    1. 3 referees, one of whom should be the current employer, previous employer and academic supervisor/lecturer with their full contacts.
    • The closing date for the vacancy is December 5th, 2017 @ 5pm. If you don’t hear from us within three weeks from the submission deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.
    • Failure to follow the outlined procedure might result in the application being disqualified.
    • Interviews will be conducted at sites

Done at Kigali, November 29th 2017

Management of Jhpiego Rwanda


Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate in employment because of age, religion, tribe, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, military status, marital status, family responsibility, station of life, political opinion, health (includes HIV/AIDS, pregnancy) socioeconomic status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Employment and promotion for any position are based on an individual’s qualifications and merit. Jhpiego does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, orientation or any other fees).



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