FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Laboratory Specialist/Technician.
The Laboratory Specialist has primary responsibility for planning, conducting and reporting assessments, audits, and accreditation-ready inspections of clinical laboratories supported under the program. This role will also prepare reports and lead the follow-up of those visits to include corrective actions and capacity building initiatives. Further, the Laboratory Specialist will assist with laboratory capacity building initiatives in Tanzania preparing and delivering trainings. The position will also involve coordinating and facilitating the clinical laboratory quality improvement program including preparing laboratories for ISO 15189, SLMTA and GCLP accreditation; preparing and delivering laboratory trainings and training-related services to FHI 360 research program and to external agencies; and providing technical assistance to diagnostic laboratories in Tanzania.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.