Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Laboratory Technician (5 Positions).

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This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a Senior Officer.

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Ensuring laboratory safety sample collection delivery and reception;
  • Processing documentation and reporting;
  • Perform simple analytical and diagnostic work;
  • Handling and disposing laboratory waste;
  • Collect, prepare and store research samples and specimen;
  • Assist in field work.

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Certificate in any of the following fields: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Laboratory sciences, Laboratory Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB) where applicable;
  • Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board where applicable;
  • proficiency in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution;

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Team player

Kindly attach your Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents.

All the applications should be done online through KEMRI Website Portal to be on or before 14th July 2022 latest 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)

Please visit the KEMRI web site for more details on the advertisement.

Successful candidates will be required to fulfil requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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