Biomedical Engineering Associate

October 28, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

an Indigenous Non-profit and Non-governmental Organization - Kaduna & Lagos

We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations in Nigeria. We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with and affected by HIV. It is an organization built on strong core values and strong belief in commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership and partnerships.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Biomedical Engineering Associate
Job Codes: LBSKD0007 (Kaduna), LBSLG0007 (Lagos)
Locations: Kaduna and Lagos
Grant Duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance
Do You Have What it Takes to Join Us?

We are in search of innovative, creative, and self-motivated talents with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position.
A reliable individual who is committed, audacious, accountable, and passionate (females and HIV community members are strongly encouraged to apply) with strong core values to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices in the following capacities
A reliable executor who is flexible and can hit the ground running in aiding the organization achieve its goals as it aligns with saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for the most vulnerable. If this typifies you, kindly read on:

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

S/he will develop a maintenance plan for all medical/ laboratory equipment across supported sites to assure optimal functionality.
S/he will assist in the implementation of the Equipment Management System across all clinical laboratories as well as Point of Care Testing
Establish system for calibration of equipment and ancillary equipment in consonance with ISO 17025:2017.
Conduct investigations to solve equipment problems using a variety of means to collate the necessary information, including questionnaires, interviews and group conferences
Keeps up to date with new developments in the field, nationally and internationally.
Oversee the periodic scheduled maintenance of all lab equipment across all supported sites in the state.
Supervise all lab equipment installation and training facility scientists/technicians in use of new equipment
Unsure all laboratory equipment and ancillary equipment are correctly capture on the asset register, in line with required reporting schedules
Deals with technical queries from hospitals and gives advice to clinical personnel on new equipment
Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Biomedical Engineering and Associate Director/Head, Laboratory and Biosafety services

Qualifications & Experience

At least an HND / Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering or Electrical Electronic Engineering
4 years post NYSC experience of running/implementing an equipment management system preferably in the NGO context.
Knowledge of regulatory agency standard ISO 17025:2005; and ability to demonstrate independent judgment.
Experience in ancillary equipment calibration including but not limited to pipettes, centrifuges, fridges & freezer and vortex mixer.
Experience in the maintenance of Partec Cyflow CD4 analyzers, Centrifuges, and other medical equipment and analyzers.
Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Application Closing Date
3rd November, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement not more than 200 words indicating the Position and Location in Microsoft Word format by email to: [email protected] using the JOB TITLE, LOCATION AND APPLICANT FULL NAME (e.g. Biomedical Engineering Associate – LBSLG0007 – Lagos, ADESUWA NWACHUKWU) as the subject of the email.
Note

It is important to apply via the link and the mail, as application sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process
Qualified Locals and residents of these locations are encouraged to apply
Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received.

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