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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Lab Technicians (FIND), India


JOB DESCRIPTION



Lab Technicians (FIND), India


1. POSITIONS VACANT:  Lab Technicians (LT); Multiple vacancies, based at different laboratories being strengthened by FIND India.

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), is a respected, not-for-profit foundation, recognized by the Swiss government as an “other international organization.” 

Headquartered in Geneva and represented in India through a Liaison Office at Delhi, FIND facilitates the development and implementation of diagnostic tools for poverty-ridden diseases. The foundation is presently engaged in the development of new diagnostic techniques for TB, Malaria and Sleeping Sickness (HAT), across the world and specifically for MDR-TB, in India.

FIND has progressed diagnostic approaches that have been proven in principle and transformed them into effective products for identifying TB in partnership with academia, public and private research institutes and industry.

FIND recently received a grant from The Global Fund (TGF) Round 9 as a sub-recipient of the Central Tuberculosis Division (CTD), for strengthening selected laboratories engaged in the detection of MDR-TB in India, with Human Resources and their Payroll Management. A total of 43 laboratories spread over 26 States/ Union Territories are to be strengthened in a phased manner as per the schedule agreed with TGF andCTD, comprising 27 laboratories in Year 1, 12 laboratories in Year 2 and 4 laboratories in Year 3.

For more information about FIND, please visit, http://www.finddiagnostics.org.


3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

The LT will report administratively, on a day-to-day basis to the Director and Head of the concerned TB Laband shall functionally be under the direct supervision of the TB Lab-in-Charge.

The LT will primarily assist the Lab- in-Charge in the implementation of WHO approved newer TB diagnostics, including diagnosis of drug resistance.

Key Responsibilities:

(1) Performance of LPA and LC tests on patient specimens at the lab, in a timely manner;
(2) Managing clinical and laboratory aspects of the lab and ensuring collection, recording and reporting of clean, quality, data;
(3) Acquiring expertise in approved newer diagnostics tests such as LPA, LC and RS;
(4) Implementing the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for TB laboratories, including SOPs for specific aspects of LPA, LC and RS and specifications for equipment, infection control, etc, to ensure Good Laboratory Practices (GLP);
(5) Providing support to the Lab-in-Charge for all laboratory operations including regular MIS functioning, maintenance of all lab equipments, logistics of various lab consumables, etc.;
(6) Conducting day to day lab activities connected with the newer TB diagnostics, ensuring quality control;
(7) Assisting the lab in-charge in providing monthly / quarterly and annual reports in the prescribed formats;
(8) Urgently reporting all adverse events in laboratory functioning to the Lab in-Charge and FIND IndiaTechnical Team;
(9) Liaising and facilitating the FIND India Technical Team on all technical matters relating to laboratory functioning, in consultation with the Lab-in-Charge;
(10) Undertaking any other job assigned by state authorities and the FIND India technical team, as per project need.

 4. QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 
 
Qualifications:

Applicant must meet the following qualification requirements:

(1) Bachelor Degree in Science with a specialization in Microbiology/ Biotechnology or higher qualification; OR
(2) Diploma in Medical Lab Technology.

Experience:

(1) Applicants with Diploma in Medical Lab Technology must possess a minimum of three years work experience in TB Culture and DST or Rapid TB diagnostics;
(2) Candidates with experience in Rapid TB diagnostics shall be given preference.

Skills and Attitude:

(1) Good oral and written communication skills;
(2) Strong team orientation;
(3) Ability to work independently, with minimum handholding and supervision;
(4) Energetic, resilient and passionate;
(5) Professional, mature and confident.

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

Gross compensation budgeted for the position on a cost to organization (CTO) basis is Rs.1.80 lacs per annum. Please note that gross compensation is fully taxable.
(Note: Candidates shall be working on the payroll of SAMS, a leading HR Agency for the health and development sectors in India).

6. NATURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The selected candidate shall be initially offered a one year consultancy contract, renewable annually, based on satisfactory performance.


7. LOCATION:

Vacancies for LTs exist at multiple locations, details of which are available at http://sams.co.in/Location-Details-FIND-LT.htm

8. REFERENCE:    

LT-FIND

9. CONTACT INFORMATION:
 
Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
B 372 New Friends Colony
New Delhi 110 025
Email: 
lt-find@sams.co.in
 
10. LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to courier or email their applications to the above address or email id before January 31, 2013Applicants are urged to fill the ‘online’ application form provided at http://www.sams.co.in/forms/onlineapplicationfind.htm. Candidates who are unable to fill the ‘online’ form may alternately download the standard form available at http://sams.co.in/JAF-FIND-LabStaff.doc  and mail it to the email id mentioned above, on completion.

Submission of Application by: Online Application Form

Submission of Application by: Standard Offline Application Form


Technical Officers, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), India


JOB DESCRIPTION



Technical Officers (FIND), India


1. POSITIONS VACANT:  Technical Officers (TO); Multiple vacancies, based at different laboratories being strengthened by FIND India.

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), is a respected, not-for-profit foundation, recognized by the Swiss government as an “other international organization.”  

Headquartered in Geneva and represented in India through a Liaison Office at Delhi, FIND facilitates the development and implementation of diagnostic tools for poverty-ridden diseases. The foundation is presently engaged in the development of new diagnostic techniques for TB, Malaria and Sleeping Sickness (HAT), across the world and specifically for MDR-TB, in India.

FIND has progressed diagnostic approaches that have been proven in principle and transformed them into effective products for identifying TB in partnership with academia, public and private research institutes and industry.

FIND recently received a grant from The Global Fund (TGF) Round 9 as a sub-recipient of the Central Tuberculosis Division (CTD), for strengthening selected laboratories engaged in the detection of MDR-TB in India, with Human Resources and their Payroll Management. A total of 43 laboratories spread over 26 States/ Union Territories are to be strengthened in a phased manner as per the schedule agreed with TGF andCTD, comprising 27 laboratories in Year 1, 12 laboratories in Year 2 and 4 laboratories in Year 3.

For more information about FIND, please visit, http://www.finddiagnostics.org.

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

The TO will report administratively, on a day-to-day basis to the Director and Head of the concerned TB Laband shall functionally be under the direct supervision of FIND India’s Technical Team, as well as the TB Lab-in-Charge.

The TO will assist the Technical Team and the Microbiologist in-Charge of rapid diagnostics with the implementation of WHO approved newer TB diagnostics, including the diagnosis of drug resistance. S/he will coordinate with the Director and Head of RNTCP TB Laboratory for Culture & Drug Susceptibility Testing(C& DST)concerned national reference laboratories and FIND India’s technical and administrative staff, to ensure the smooth implementation of Rapid TB Diagnostics at the designated TB Lab.

Key Responsibilities:
 
(1) Providing technical support to assist the C& DST lab in expansion of the full range of newer TB diagnostic activities for rapid diagnosis of TB including drug resistant TB;
(2) Testing of patient specimens on LPA and LC at the lab in a timely manner;
(3) Managing clinical and laboratory aspects of the lab and ensuring collection, recording and reporting of clean, quality data;
(4) Supporting the Director and Head of TB Laboratory in planning and scaling up of quality assured LineProbe Assay (LPA) and Liquid Culture (LC) with Rapid Speciation (RS) using lateral flow immune chromatographic assay for MDR-TB diagnosis;
(5) Acquiring expertise in approved newer diagnostics tests such as LPA, LC and RS;
(6) Implementing the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for TB laboratories, including SOPs for specific aspects of LPA, LC and RS and specifications for equipment, infection control, etc, to ensure Good Laboratory Practices (GLP);
(7) Ensuring proficiency in the identified newer TB diagnostics at the allotted site before they are applied for patient care under RNTCP. Also maintenance of ongoing proficiency in these diagnostics, ensuring accuracy of results being communicated to the TB patient;
(8) Providing support to the Lab-in-Charge for all laboratory operations including regular MIS functioning, maintenance of all lab equipments, logistics of various lab consumables, etc.;
(9) Supervising and supporting the lab technicians at the lab, in day-to-day activities connected with newer TB diagnostics, ensuring quality control;
(10) Assisting the Lab in-Charge in providing monthly / quarterly and annual reports in the prescribed formats on activities, achievements, challenges and recommendations;
(11) Urgently reporting all adverse events in laboratory functioning to the Lab in-Charge and FIND IndiaTechnical Team;
(12) Liaising and facilitating with the FIND India technical team on all technical matters relating to laboratory functioning in consultation with the Lab-in-Charge;
(13) Undertaking any other job assigned by state authorities and the FIND India technical team, as per project need.

4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:     
Qualification:
Masters in Science with a specialization in Microbiology/ Medical Microbiology/ Applied Microbiology/ Clinical Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Medical Biotechnology, or higher qualification.

Experience:

Candidates with experience in Rapid TB Diagnostics or Molecular Techniques shall be given preference.
 
Skills and Attitude:

(1) Good oral and written communication skills;
(2) Strong team orientation;
(3) Ability to work independently, with minimum handholding and supervision;
(4) Energetic, resilient and passionate;
(5) Professional, mature and confident.
 
5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

Gross compensation budgeted for the position on a cost to organization (CTO) basis is Rs.3 lacs per annum. Please note that gross compensation is fully taxable.
(Note: Candidates shall be working on the payroll of SAMS, a leading HR Agency for the health and development sectors in India).

6. NATURE OF APPOINTMENT:

The selected candidate shall be initially offered a one year consultancy contract, renewable annually, based on satisfactory performance.

7. LOCATION:

Vacancies for TOs exist at multiple locations, details of which are available at http://sams.co.in/Location-Details-FIND-TO.htm

8. REFERENCE:    

TO-FIND

9. CONTACT INFORMATION:     

Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
B 372 New Friends Colony
New Delhi 110 025
Phone No.: 011-4290-9936; 011-4290-9937 
Email: to-find@sams.co.in

10. LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to courier or email their applications to the above address or email id before January 31, 2013. Applicants are urged to fill the ‘online’ application form provided at http://www.sams.co.in/forms/onlineapplicationfind.htm . Candidates who are unable to fill the ‘online’ form may alternately download the standard form available at http://sams.co.in/JAF-FIND-LabStaff.doc  and mail it to the email id mentioned above, on completion.

Submission of Application by: Online Application Form

Submission of Application by: Standard Offline Application Form



Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Supply & Procurement Assistant - Lucknow


United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, invites applications for the following vacancy:

Position:                   Supply & Procurement Assistant

Location:                  Lucknow

Purpose of the Post

Under the general supervision of the Operations Manager, manage the supply chain originating from the state office demand. The post will strengthen the state office’s ability to procure, order and receive goods and services cost efficiently. It will also strengthen the state offices ability to control stocks and improve its responses to emergencies.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

35% Manage the local procurements of goods and services up to the limit established for the state office, including the establishment of local LTAs. Manage purchasing and/or calling off goods and services from LTAs. Monitor receipt of goods and services and prepare regular reports of the same. Participate in local CRCs. Supervise and maintain the correct filing of the department’s procurement documentation to include, requisition files, Bid files, PO and Contract files. Prepare monthly statement of all incoming AIR/SEA shipments.
30% Co-ordinate the state office demand for goods and services and in conjunction with requesting programs and S&P to establish and monitor the procurement plans. Obtain, store and make available to others local market knowledge.
30% In conjunction with S&P and local program set up, improve and support a functional and flexible distribution system. Coordinate across all the sectors and monitor usage of supplies. When necessary liaise and coordinate with customs and port officials, shipping, and transport agents in order to support clearance and receipt of imported goods.
5% Provide any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

a) Education
Completion of secondary education from recognized university supplemented by courses in purchasing methods and/or accounting. Vocational training in Business Administration, Supply chain Management, logistics or a related field an asset.

b) Work Experience 
• Six years of progressively responsible professional work experience in supply/logistics management.
• Experience from emergency logistics is desirable.
• Experience of work in developing countries preferred.

c) Languages
Fluency in English and Hindi.

d) Competency Profile:
i) Core Values (Required)
Commitment
Diversity and Inclusion
Integrity
ii) Core Competencies (Required)
Communication [II]
Working with People [II]
Drive for Results [II]
iii) Functional Competencies (Required)
Analyzing [II]
Applying Technical Expertise [II]
Following instructions and Procedures [II]
Planning and Organizing [II]

OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES (Indicate what other skills and attributes required, such as drafting ability, organizational or analytical skills.)
• Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and ensure timely delivery of results as well as impart knowledge and teach skills.
• Good communication skills including spoken, written and presentation skills.
• Ability to organise and prioritise work independently
• Strong interpersonal skills including ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
• Good analytical and negotiating skills
• Proficient computer skills particularly in procurement computer systems, spread sheets, database management and internet applications
• Developing leadership skills
• Knowledge of UN system and applicable rules & regulations
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

Applications consisting of a cover letter and an up-to-date CV should be sent to jobs-unicef@sams.co.in  by 10th December 2013. In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please clearly mention the title and location of the post in the subject line of your e-mail/application. For more details of the posts and full job descriptions, visit the UNICEFIndia website at www.unicef.in  and click on “Careers at UNICEF” at the bottom of the page. Only applications of short listed candidates will be acknowledged. These vacancies are open to Indian Nationals only.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organizations qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process including application, interview, meeting, traveling, processing, training etc.

UNICEF is a non-smoking working environment.


 
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