Laboratory Manager at IntraHealth International 6 views0 applications

IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. dedicated to working with developing countries to improve their public health capabilities

Job Summary:

The Laboratory Manager is responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining the center’s core functions in order to meet all customer and third party requirements.

Job Description

  • Provide advice to those requesting information about the choice of tests, the use of the laboratory service and the interpretation of laboratory data
  • To supervise and oversee the technical functions of the Kenya HSDSA HIV Laboratory.
  • To assist and advise the Health Systems Strengthening Advisor in technical matters pertaining to the Kenya HSDSA HIV Laboratory
  • Serve as an active member of the medical staff for those facilities served.
  • Monitor all work performed in the laboratory to determine that reliable data are being generated in the laboratory.
  • Provide effective and efficient administration of the medical laboratory service, including budget planning and control with responsible financial management, in accordance with institutional assignment of such responsibilities.
  • Provide educational programs for the medical and laboratory staff and participate in the educational programs of the institution
  • Plan and direct research appropriate to the Kenya HSDSA HIV Laboratory.
  • Select and monitor all referral laboratories for the quality of service in conjunction with the quality officer.
  • Identification and addressing of complaints, non-conformances and corrective actions.
  • Advise and assist in various developments and review of policies and programs of the Kenya HSDSA HIV Laboratory
  • Planning, issue orders or instructions provide leadership, enforce discipline, handling grievances, controlling outputs, maintaining work conditions and preserving records.
  • Implement a safe laboratory environment in compliance with good practice and applicable regulations.
  • Accountable for the implementation of the quality management system.
  • Coordinating the planning and implementation of training workshops and seminars.
  • Scheduling of organizing of management review meetings in consultation with the quality officer.
  • Compilation and distribution performance reports for Management review
  • To perform any other duties as assigned by the Health Systems Strengthening Advisor from time to time.


  • BSc degree in Laboratory Science plus two years post qualifying experience.
  • Knowledgeable of Quality Management Systems
  • Demonstrated managerial ability
  • Computer Literacy (Microsoft packages)
  • Previous experience in quality assurance will be an added advantage.

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  • Job City Nairobi
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IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. dedicated to working with developing countries to improve their public health capabilities. Originally established as a program of the medical school of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979, IntraHealth became an independent non-governmental organization in 2003. The organization has worked in more than 50 countries, and is currently active in 28. IntraHealth focuses on: Developing sustainable human resources for health Strengthening and supporting primary health care providers Preventing and treating HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria Improving maternal, neonatal and children’s health Increasing access to family planning

IntraHealth is working to increase community health services in Rwanda, with a $34 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development

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