APHL Laboratory Information System Specialist Job in Kenya

Laboratory Information System Specialist

The Association of Public Health laboratories (APHL) is a non-profit international organization recognized for public health laboratory practice and management in laboratory programs.

The above mentioned specialist will be based in Kenya and perform activities in the East Africa region with the majority of activities being in Kenya.

The specialist will provide and coordinate technical assistance on laboratory information systems (LIS) under the APHL cooperative agreement with the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A consultant contract is offered on a full-time basis for one (1) year renewable subject to funding with the first contract for the remainder of the current fiscal year ending 29 September 2013.

Contract pay is based on experience and education qualifications, and APHL standard rates for the work responsibilities.

Responsibilities
  • Management of the project to assure laboratories needs are met and its operation is reliable and effective.
  • NOTE: Full description of the position will be emailed to the applicants
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or an acceptable related field.
  • Education and experience in a clinical diagnostic laboratory will be advantageous.
  • Demonstrable Software Development experience
  • Previous work on LIS is an advantage
  • At least 3 years related work experience.
  • Demonstrate experience in implementation with Oracle/MS SQL Databases
  • Knowledge of database architecture and design including web design, development and maintenance.
  • Ability to code software according to published standards and design guidelines.
  • Flexible attitude, organized, good documentation skills, reliable, works well in a team, ability to work under minimal supervision.
Application MUST include the following:
  • Letter of Application
  • Current curriculum vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Names of (3) referees with contact telephone numbers and email address
  • Applications are due no later than 3rd/7/2013.
Email to; Faith Chepkemoi
Email: fchepkemoi@aphls.com