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NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – Shining Hope for Communities

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Location: Kibera
Reports to: Health Services Program Officer
Hours: Mon- Fri, 8:00am to 4:00pm and two Saturdays a Month

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to patients' prescription.
  • Provide advice for non-prescription medications
  • Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement process.
  • Take inventory and track medication and supply orders
  • Keep records of all drug stocks ordered, drugs issued to clients and stocks remaining.
  • Prepare and submit reports on daily sales undertaken and achievement to the management as required.
  • Arrange drugs in the required manner
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers which includes clinics, doctors, hospitals and other institutions
  • Monitor storage conditions i.e. expiry status and security of the pharmaceuticals
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poison Board
  • Degree / Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
  • At least 2 years working experience in a similar position, preferably in a busy hospital set up
  • Must be computer literate and be able to manage software programs.
  • Good recording keeping and reporting skills
  • Be able to perform minor surgical procedures.
  • Computer literacy    
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision

Position: Lab Technologist
Location: Kibera 
Reports to: Health Services Program Officer
Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm, 2 Saturday a month

Job Scope: This role will be to receive, verify, analyze and record results on appropriate forms and report results promptly to the clinical staff.

Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Prepare the laboratory equipment and specimens for tests
  • Ensuring availability and optimum utilization of reagents
  • Specimen collection, analysis, interpretation, reporting and dispatch of results from patients.
  • Preparation and storage reagents
  • Documenting all processes and results to ensure availability of supportive information
  • Implementing all set stock control procedures to ensure accountability
  • Ensure superior customer experience to all internal and external community members
  • Compile reports on activities undertaken
  • Maintain high standards in good laboratory practice, laboratory safety, and laboratory hygiene
  • Any other official duty that relates to your work.
Required Qualifications:
  • Must have excellent knowledge and previous experience in microbiology and light microscopy.
  • Ability to work well in a team and with minimum supervision.
  • Good laboratory and analytical skills
  • At least 2 years experience working in a busy clinical
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologist and Technicians Board.
  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Ms Office packages.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Officer,  quoting their current and expected salaries.  

Applications without this information will not be considered. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Applications should reach us no later than 10th August 2016. 

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