Laboratory Technician Vacancy at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

On 04/Apr/2019 / In Government Jobs

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is a United Nations office that was established in 1997 as the Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention by combining the United Nations International Drug Control Program (UNDCP) and the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division in the United Nations Office at Vienna. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group and was renamed the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in 2002.
 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 
Job Title: Laboratory Technician
   United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Job ID: 22367
Location: Abuja
Grade: G7
Vacancy Type: FTA Local
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
Practice Area - Job Family: HIV and Health - LABORATORY SCIENCE
 
Background
The UN Clinic laboratory Technician performs His/her functions under the direct supervision of the Medical Physician In-Charge of the UN dispensary. The UN Clinics operate under the general supervision of UNDP on regards of all administrative matters.
 
Administrative duties:
Ensure proper management of reagents stock; Keep an inventory of laboratory supplies and ensures that the supplies are always replenished and adequate.
Make arrangements for outside laboratory tests for UN staff when required;
Keep records of all work done in the laboratory and provide statistical report in regard to laboratory activities.
 
Impact of Results:
The incumbent analyzes and produces laboratory results with maximum precision leading to reliable results. This will assist in timely diagnosis of ailments.
The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the UN dispensary.
Accurate, safe, cost effective and timely execution of the fully documented results strengthens the capacity of the UN Clinic at the duty station, and facilitates subsequent action by the supervisor.
 
Education & Work Experience:
E-Technical School - 5 year(s) experience, G-Bachelor's Level Degree - 4 year(s) experience
 
Languages Required:
Desired: English (Fluency in English)
Required Skills and Experience:
Excellent communication skills
 
Corporate Competencies:
Professionalism: Demonstrated competence in laboratory testing and modern laboratory technology. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
 
Application Closing Date
15th April, 2019.
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:

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