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Graduate Trainee Global Health - East Africa (BD)
« on: August 08, 2009, 05:24:02 PM »
Location: East Africa
Key responsibilities:

-Support country specific programmes working on the ground with Ministry of Health and implementing partners to develop overarching, integrated laboratory systems, services and quality improvement strategies
-Improve the quality of laboratory diagnostics critical to the management of HIV/AIDS patients
-Implement quality control and quality assurance guidelines and supervisory tools for hematology, chemistry, CD4 testing and rapid HIV testing
-Strengthen TB reference sites to serve as centralized training facilities
-Improve access to TB diagnostics for HIV positive patients

Education and Qualifications:
-Degree/diploma in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Medicine or medical laboratory sciences
-Alternative qualifications could be considered dependant upon professional experience

Professional Skills and Experience:
-Graduated in 2009
-Practical experience in Immunology, Microbiology or Hematology will be an added advantage
-Interpersonal and Social Skills required for both positions:
-Highly talented in coaching and teaching skills
-Strong focus on customer support
-Commitment to team work and co-operation
-Strong technical writing skills
-International outlook and cultural sensitivity
-Accepts personal responsibility and has high ethical values
-Ability to work within a matrix environment

Other Requirements:
-Both candidates must be fluent in English (written and spoken).
-Additional fluency in Swahili will be an added advantage
-Ability to work independently and be prepared for frequent travel within E. Africa and all International BD locations

If you meet the above criteria, please send your detailed CV with a handwritten cover letter, daytime contacts, copies of your academic and professional certificates to:

The Human Resources Manager
Becton Dickinson East Africa
P.O. Box 76613-00508
Nairobi, Kenya.

Closing date: 18th August 2009

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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