Joblink Somalia

Shift Supervisors x 2

negotiable Expired 3 years ago
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Overview of position

The consultants will be responsible for the support & implementation of COVID 19 response & preparedness related activities in the geographic area of concern.

Role objectives

  • Provide day-to-day supervision of laboratory personnel;
  • Be responsible for the daily operations of the laboratory including but not limited to scheduling, independently troubleshooting and resolving technical and non-technical high complexity problems;
  • Provide direct supervision of the work of unlicensed laboratory personnel during the analytical phase of testing;
  • Manage the testing and validation of new laboratory equipment and procedures;
  • Participate in the inspection preparation activities as needed;
  • Perform, review and document laboratory quality control procedures, as needed;
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the established performance specifications as needed;
  • Assist with the training of new laboratory personnel and training of new procedures with existing personnel;
  • Participate in quality assurance activities;
  • Effectively communicate technical information to technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Maintain stringent standards for quality, identifying any issues which might adversely impact the quality of test results and/or employee safety, and communicating these to the appropriate management representatives as necessary for resolution;
  • Perform other laboratory duties as assigned;

Project reporting

This position reports to the Project Manager.

Key competencies


  • University Degree in Epidemiology or Public Health or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Operational & field experience in outbreak preparedness & response, in public health, epidemiology
  • Knowledge of structures & functions of national & international health agencies, donors & organisations.
  • Familiarity with the health sector in the African region, with Somalia experience an advantage.

Team management

This role requires team coordination & supervision responsibilities.

Further information

  • This is a future vacancy to support the COVID 19 outbreak.
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply…


Mogadishu, Somalia
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