Lab Technologist

Location: Kibera
Reports to: Health Services Program Officer
Hours: Mon- Fri, 7:00am to 4:00pm and varied Saturdays

Shinning hope for community seeks to recruit qualified candidates for the positions below.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Sample collection and processing
  • Adhering to professional code of conduct and research ethics
  • Performing maintenance and troubleshooting on laboratory equipment
  • Laboratory waste management and segregation
  • Stock control
  • Projection on consumable and reagents, and re-ordering whenever due
  • Ensure efficient chain of custody of all samples collected laboratory study documents, results and performing test as per the specific laboratory SOPs

Personal attributes

  • High level of motivation, organization, honesty, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Accurate and detail oriented


  • Two years of practical experience
  • At least a Diploma in Laboratory Technology recognized by the Ministry of Health and Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and technologists Board council
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and technologists Board is a mandatory requirement
  • Good clinical and laboratory practices training
  • HIV/AIDS, counseling and management skills an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Computer literacy

To apply for this positions, candidates should send their applications to the email address jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org not later than 7th of November 2014.

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