Job title: Laboratory Administrative Assistant

Organization: International Organization for Migration ( IOM)

Location: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Perform administrative support to the supervisor in activities carried out in the laboratory.
  • Ensure standards and the quality of laboratory outcomes, by strictly following the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for assigned duties.
  • Adhere to bio-safety measures adopted in the laboratory, minding the safety of oneself and others.
  • Assist technical personnel for accurate, efficient and timely delivery of results by receiving and processing request forms, data entry, scheduling of clients, printing and submitting laboratory test reports.
  • Documents and records keeping of laboratory activities in an organized and easy retrievable manner as well as maintaining the laboratory database.
  • Participate in laboratory stock management activities by preparing requests, inventory and updating records.
  • Communicate between laboratory and clinical unit on issues related to request and reports for laboratory examination.
  • Communicate between laboratory and medical IT unit for preparing monthly and annual statistical reports, laboratory databases improvements or repairs.
  • Participate in the improvement of laboratory services according to an adopted work plan in the laboratory.


Minimum qualifications:

  • High School diploma with at least four years of relevant professional experience, preferably as a
  • Medical Office Assistant, or University degree in related fields with at least two years of relevant professional experience preferably as a Medical Office Assistant.
  • Two years of relevant medical facility experience in a busy institution, preferably in a laboratory.
  • Word processing, spreadsheet management and database management experience.
  • At least an intermediate level of MS Office skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Fast and accurate typing
  • Fluency in English and the language of the country where the incumbent is working are required.


How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter (not more than one page) and résumé highlighting the required education and experience to
Reference Number and Position Title (VN/UG/025/2023 Laboratory Administrative Assistant Kampala, Uganda) should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

Required: After sending your application through  YOU ARE REQUIRED to fill in the recruitment Questionnaire using the link: – Pre-Screening Form

Deadline:  no later than 03rd September 2023




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