Job Vacancy For Biomedical Scientist At Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS)

Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization dedicated to seeking innovative solutions to strengthen health systems in developing countries for effective service delivery and surveillance of infectious, non-infectious, and neglected tropical diseases. We focus in three key areas: improve laboratory systems and services critical for disease management, surveillance, and prevention; enhance field surveillance and epidemiological training for relevant animal and human health to mitigate threats posed by diseases; and improve service delivery at all health levels. Our major collaborators include Ministries of Health, the World Health Organisation, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and several bi-lateral organizations.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor degree or its equivalent. Master degree will be an additional advantage
• At least three years experience working as a professional Biomedical Scientist, preferably in the public sector
• Experienced in the use of a range of laboratory equipment
• Competent in a range of manual scientific techniques
• In depth knowledge and understanding of the Biomedical Scientist role within hospitals

Skills & Abilities:

• Disciplined and organized
• Able to work to a high degree of accuracy and precision
• Able to plan and prioritize own workload
• A commitment to continuous improvement to deliver a high level of service
• Demonstrates ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
• Evidence of being able to adapt to change efficiently when taking on new tasks
• Demonstrates good communication, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Able to anticipate and solve a range of work related problems using initiative, within the remit of the role
• Demonstrates ability to work effectively within an environment of changing pressures and practices
• Able to self motivate and motivate/lead others
• Willing to provide cover in times of operational difficulty, with reasonable notice

NB: Be willing to work anywhere in the Country as required by the organization

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Closing Date: 24 January 2013
Interview Date: Friday, 25th January 2013