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4 Jul 2019

Lab Technician (2 Positions)

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Advert. Lab Technician (2 Positions)

Organization GREDO- Gargaar Relief and Development Organization
Position Title Lab Technicians
Reports to Facility Doctor
Location/Duty Station Qoryooley       1 Position

Yeed/Bakool   1 Position

Announcing Date 04/07/2019
Closing Date: 14/07/2019
Commitment to Diversity GREDO is an equal opportunities employer.
Submission Email:

Organizational Background

GREDO is an indigenous local NGO.  Non-profit non-partial, non- political and voluntary organization based in Baidoa. To reach the most affected grass-root communities in Bay and Bakool regions and lower Shebelle effectively and efficiently, the necessity of local partnership in relief program appeared. Responding to the partnership need, a group of Somali intellectuals and well-wishers initiated in December 1992 a local non-governmental organization called Gargaar Relief and Development Organization (GREDO) the organization has implemented during these period different projects including relief and emergency programs and later improved into rehabilitation and developmental programs.


The position and basic qualifications are as follows:


Major Responsibilities:

  • Set up laboratory for MCH Facility
  • Keeping the lab records and dispatching the result on time
  • Keeping and maintenance of lab equipment
  • Colleting, summarizing and interpretation of lab weekly and monthly returns to ease in the work load when preparing weekly and monthly survey report
  • Maintain quality control and provide quality assurance in all laboratory
  • Respect confidentiality of patients’ condition in line with the medical ethics
  • Receive, label and analyze samples (blood, toxic, tissue etc.)
  • Design and execute laboratory testing according standard procedures, make observations and interpret findings
  • Conduct experiments under defined conditions to verify/reject various types of hypotheses using refined scientific methods
  • Organize and store all chemicals substances, fluids and compressed gases according to safety instructions
  • Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment


  • Proven experience as Lab Technician or relevant position
  • Experience in operating electrical and nonelectrical laboratory equipment and potentially dangerous substances (flammable liquids, infectious bacteria, biohazards etc.)
  • Excellent physical condition and endurance
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and database systems
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
  • Valid laboratory technician license

Integrity: Honest, encourages openness, transparency and sincere.    All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV (including 3 referees) to indicate the position applied for in the subject.

NB: All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV (including 3 Professional referees) to and indicate the position applied for in the subject.

The closing date is on: 14/07/2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

GREDO is an equal opportunities employer

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