Background : The Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory Bamenda has the mission to help control the spread of tuberculosis and to improve the lives of those affected by TB and related diseases.
Currently the TBRL Bamenda is working with the National TB Program to improve TB case finding at health facilities in the Northwest, Southwest, West and Littoral regions.
Position summary : Coordinate and manage the day-to-day administrative activities and provide support to ensure the success of the program to improve TB case finding in Cameroon.
Full-time position, based in Bamenda with 15% travel to other regions
Typical responsibilities :
resolve day-to-day administrative and logistical problems
maintain computerized files and records.
Compile and maintain program data; prepare reports to aid in evaluating program effectiveness; recommend changes or improvements to activities
Serve as liaison between program and external organizations and the public
Support the development of work plans; plan workshops, training sessions, and supervision activities with responsibility to make all necessary arrangements, including travel, and coordinate events and details
Assist to write quarterly and annual reports, newsletters and other publications documenting program activities
Assist to supervise, train, and evaluate work of program team members; assist to establish work schedules and work priorities
Participate in development and maintenance of laboratory quality management system in accordance with ISO 15189 standards
Perform related duties as required
Job Qualifications :
Education : Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Sciences, Humanities, Management, Business, or related area
Preferred : Work experience in program or project management or related area
Strong interest and passion to work as part of team to improve public health
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French, good working knowledge in the 2nd language is an advantage
Ability to plan own work, set priorities and complete under pressure
Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and willingness to learn new programs as needed
A high level of initiative and the ability to work independently
Proven ability to work effectively as member of dynamic team in fast-paced environment
at least two reference letters will be an advantage.
Deadline for application : June 15th, 2018 at 11am
Please send all documents by email or bring your application to the reception of the :
Tuberculosis Reference Lab Bamenda, Behind the Day Hospital at the Regional Hospital Bamenda