Laboratory Supervisor  -HSK- DC- Project

Laboratory Supervisor  -HSK- DC- Project

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 6010

Job Title: Laboratory Supervisor  -HSK- DC- Project

Application deadline: 15.11.2021

Duty Station: Hasaka

Job Requirements:

Education    •        Essential degree as Laboratory Technician

         Experience  •        Essential 2 years experience in a laboratory, preferably as a Lab Tech.

  • Desirable in INGO, desirable in a clinical laboratory
  • Management: essential

         Language    •        Essential English and local languages (Kurdish, Arabic)

         Knowledge   •        Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet)

         Competencies       •        Capacity to work with multiple tasks at the same time

  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Stress Management
  • Organization and Planning

Job Description:

Job Purpose:  Planning, organizing and carrying out laboratory activities and supervising the laboratory staff according to organization’s protocols, security measures and hygiene standards, in order to support the organization medical team in the diagnosis of patients’ diseases.


  • Participating in the project planning and follow-up and reviewing the laboratory budget when necessary in order to support organization’s medical activities.
  • Ensuring the compliance of organization hygiene and safety protocols, both individually and collectively as well as informing staff of existing biological risks.
  • Performing laboratory tests and carrying out sample collection (serology, hematology, biochemistry, bacteriology, parasitology …) in accordance with prescriptions as well as ensuring that quality control tests are carried out regularly. Informing the doctor of the results of the tests and keeping a record of the analysis with data from patients.
  • Ensuring proper management (cleaning, maintenance, arranging) of all laboratory equipment and the adequate supply of needed equipment and material in order to prevent stock-outs. This includes being responsible for all required automatic instrument calibration, ensuring that no material is taken out of laboratories without prior authorization and carrying out a proper storage system and conditions, inventory, etc. In cooperation with logistics department, ensuring that cold chain is properly maintained in Laboratory areas for both, samples and reagents.
  • In the absence of a Laboratory Manager, ensuring proper registration and needs of all lab related activities and implementing a correct use of the associated management tool (EpyTryp. Etc.) in order to have a proper recording of laboratory activities. Preparing and sending slides/samples for external quality control.
  • Supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, coaching, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.

Producing regular reports on the testing and on any issues / problems related to laboratory personnel and / or the material used.

Context Specific Accountabilities:

  • The Lab supervisor will work in the laboratory of organization’s program. Initially, there will be a strong focus on instituting appropriate procedures and protocols for the maintenance of laboratory equipment, quality control and safety procedures.
  • Will be responsible from maintaining the quality of sputum microscopy and smooth functioning of laboratory services
  • Lab test will include: RDT/POC tests (HIV, Hep B & C, Syphillis, RBS, HB), urine tests, , thyroid function tests, Creatinine, Urea, Alk Phos, ALT, Bilirubine, Potassium, spirometry, blood group, CBC, WBC.
  • This position will involve supporting the set up of written procedures, set up of new equipment and data collection on the functioning of the laboratory. The lab supervisor will need to provide didactic and on the job training to lab technicians..
  • According to the medical prescription, perform laboratory exams (serology, hematology, biochemistry, bacteriology, parasitology, etc., according to context), with the appropriate techniques, and according to standard protocols approved by organization
  • Supervise internal quality control procedures in the specific book, including cleaning of machines (microscope, centrifuge, etc.),use of control reagents, batch number ,date opened and expiration date of newly opened reagents/kits
  • Ensure equipment maintenance schedule, and inform medical activity manager /MTL of any problem with the instruments.
  • Ensure all laboratory staffs do comply with the health and safety rules & instructions of wearing protective gears (if/where) related to the job
  • Ensure briefing of cleaning persons on biohazards
  • Ensure proper sample disposal according to highest organization safety standards.
  • Perform monthly stock, taking and request of supplies, according to consumption, monitor expiration date of reagents, receive the supplies, according to the order request, and inform the pharmacy supervisor and/or medical activity manger in case of irregularities.
  • Manage and organise efficiently the laboratory equipment and supply: orders, stock follow-up, storage conditions, inventory, follow-up of expired reagents and kits and their proper disposal
  • Follow equipment maintenance schedule, and inform medical activity manager /MTL of any problem with the instruments.

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How to Apply:

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Important to follow, otherwise applications will not be considered!

·         Applicants must submit their updated CV in English, copy of education diploma, previous work certificates and cover letter no later than 5pm, 15th of November 2021

·         Applications must clearly state “Laboratory Technician” or “LABORATORY SUPERVISOR  “

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Please consider to mention the advert ID (Above) and the job title in the email subject.

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