Laboratory Technologists – IOM Uganda

February 8, 2023

Job Title: Laboratory Technologists

Organization: IOM Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Perform laboratory procedures as assigned by the laboratory supervisor for pre-examination, examination and post-examination activities using the standard relevant equipment.
  • Ensure standards and the quality of laboratory procedures by strictly following the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Adhere to bio-safety measures adopted in the laboratory, minding the safety of oneself and others.
  • Organize and operates activities on assigned station for accurate, efficient and timely delivery of results.
  • Perform quality control activities for assigned stations and document results as required.
  • Facilitate in maintenance of laboratory equipment in good working order and operate equipment appropriately following SOPs.
  • Facilitate in laboratory stock management and monitor that the equipment and consumables are enough for the anticipated workload.
  • Facilitate maintenance of established systems of organized record keeping and information management for timely delivery of results, data collection, analysis and reporting for laboratory monitoring and facilitation to operational research.
  • Participate in the development and updating of SOPs as needed.
  • Participate in the improvement of service system according to adopted work plan in the laboratory.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  •  Completed Bachelor’s degree or Diploma from an accredited academic institution in Medical (Clinical) Laboratory Sciences, Microbiology, or a related discipline.
  • At least two years of relevant laboratory experience in a busy institution, preferably in a clinical laboratory.
  • Relevant technical knowledge and practices to personnel and laboratory operations.
  • Computer literate with an understanding of accurate data collection and analysis for monitoring and continuous improvement of laboratory services and performances; and,
  • Good awareness of the role of Laboratory in health systems, optional use of resources for quality and efficient service delivery. Skills
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Knowledge of SAP and Oracle is highly desirable
  • Ability to work with national and international institutions.


Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit their applications including a cover letter (not more than one page) and résumé highlighting the required education and experience to the email below:

Reference Number and Position Title: VN/UG/004/2023 – Laboratory Technologist should be specified in the SUBJECT field. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

Closing Date: not later than 10th FEB 2023

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