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The IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations and is the leading
UN agency in the field of migration works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and
non-governmental partners.

The IOM is hereby looking for an experienced and qualified Laboratory Manager to work within it’s organization for a certain period of time.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education • University degree from accredited academic institution Medical (Clinical) Laboratory Sciences, Microbiology or a related discipline with six years of relevant experience; or

• Master’s degree from an accredited academic institution in Medical (Clinical) Laboratory Sciences, Microbiology or a related discipline with two years’ experience

Laboratory Manager Job at IOM
Laboratory Manager Job at IOM

Laboratory Manager Job at IOM

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Four years of relevant laboratory experience in a busy institution, preferably in a laboratory

• Proven management and/or supervisory, organizational, and planning skills

• Effectively applies and transfers relevant technical knowledge and practices to personnel and laboratory operations.

• Computer literate with a good understanding of data collection and analysis for monitoring and continuous improvement of laboratory services and performance.

• Excellent awareness of the laboratory role in health systems; optimal use of resources for quality and efficient service delivery.


• Effective managerial, leadership, and organizational skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Guarantee that standards of laboratory services correspond to HAPs and other programmes or project requirements via keeping Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) up to date and annual review.
  • Ensure high quality with regards to international standards in all aspects of service delivery via internal quality controls and organizing and facilitating in external quality assessment.
  • Verify optimum staffing levels for planned workload. Recruit, train, supervise, and assess laboratory staff. Ensure staff development and continuous training for staff.
  • Contribute in annual HAP activities planning and budget preparation related to laboratory services.
  • Guarantee that the equipment and consumables are sufficient for the anticipated work. Plan and organize procurement, delivery, installation, servicing, and operation of all laboratory equipment and optimal expenditure of consumables.
  • Validate the system of organized record-keeping and information management for timely delivery of results, data collection, analysis, and reporting for laboratory monitoring and facilitation to operational research.
  • Liaise on laboratory-related topics with national laboratories and laboratories in other countries, IOM Units, relevant national entities, and international partners.

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