Laboratory Assistant


The Embassy of the United States of America in Kigali is recruiting for the position of Laboratory Assistant. The position is open to All Interested Candidates/All Sources and available to start immediately.

Duties: Under the direction of the Laboratory Team Lead, the incumbent provides technical assistance in support of laboratory-based surveillance, HIV testing strategies and related clinical services including but not limited to continuous quality management and improvement systems and capacity building to the Ministry of Health, Rwanda Biomedical Centre, and other partners under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The incumbent assists to strategize monitoring and optimization of the laboratory testing network and identify needed resources to align established standard laboratory policies, processes, and procedures in place and make recommendations for cost-effective and uninterrupted testing services to achieve and sustain the HIV epidemic control. Job holder’s technical responsibilities in some cases extend beyond PEPFAR programs to support laboratory programs and surveillance that target other diseases.

All applications must be submitted via Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) by COB (5:30 pm) on October 6, 2020.

Full announcement and application procedures are available on

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office on


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