New Opportunities at HJFMRI


Laboratory Program Officer - TPDF Program at HJFMRI

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Good laboratory practice knowledge and experience of quality management systems implementation.
  • In depth knowledge and skills in laboratory mentorship for quality improvement, and good understanding of running laboratory services in limited resource settings.
  • Analytical and problem solving with exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work under minimum supervision.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship skills, including flexibility, diplomacy, intercultural communicative competence, and respect for colleagues.
  • Ability to build and maintain sound relationships with multi stakeholders; competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to travel up to 60% of the time to the TPDF Program-supported sites to provide supportive supervision and mentorship to site laboratory staff within the TPDF facilities.
  • Demonstrate high integrity and strong values, including confidentiality.
  • Diplomatic, culturally sensitive, and enthusiastic for connecting with people of different backgrounds.
  • Ability to multitask and work under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to meet and communicate schedules and deadlines.
  • Demonstrate exceptional professional judgment.
  • Fluent in both Kiswahili and English.

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Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory technology from any recognized institution required.
  • Membership with the Health Laboratory Practitioners’ Council (HLPC) required.
  • At least five (5) years’ relevant experience required.
  • PEPFAR (DoD, USAID, or CDC) and experience working with international NGOs in a cross-cultural setting preferred.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable.  Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.