Laboratory Assistant Job in Kenya

Laboratory Assistant

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a Christian not-for-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya. It is a Registered Trust of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK). The Organization’s core mandate is being a reliable supply chain for quality and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Advisory Services. MEDS was established in 1986 and serves clients across Kenya and other regions both in Africa and beyond.

The position will report to the Laboratory Supervisor and will be responsible for providing laboratory support to the analysts

Key responsibilities:

General cleanliness

  • Maintain general cleanliness of laboratory, laboratory apparatus and equipment for safe and reliable results
  • Managing laundry of laboratory coats and attire

Sample handling

  • Maintain and update Laboratory registers for samples and reference standards
  • Maintain inventory of laboratory reagents/chemicals and apparatus for accountability
  • Receive samples from clients, and assess availability of all the requirements of analysis before logging into the register
  • Arrange the received sample store and sample store to ensure accessibility and traceability of samples.
  • Prepare samples for disposal and required documentation


  • Filing, retrieval and archiving of Laboratory related documents for easy access
  • Receive, Maintain and update the sample and standards register, for reference

Job requirements:

  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry any other related course
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical laboratory

How to apply

If you fit this profile, kindly email your written application and CV to