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Job Opening: (MSF_Mini-lab project) Laboratory equipment & IT system development coordinator

By Jean-baptiste Ronat | 23 Oct, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently looking for an experienced science and technology engineer with background in Laboratory equipment and IT developement or maintenance to support its work in developping an autonomous and portable diagnostic bacteriology laboratory based on appropriate and feasible, existing or adapted techniques, at an affordable cost, high accessibility and ease of use and responding to clinical needs at MSF field sites. The project named "Mini-lab" aim to provide field capacity for diagnostic of sepsis and surveillance of Antibiotic resistance by providing adapted blood cultures capacities.

The Mini-lab laboratory equipment & IT system development coordinator ensures the most efficient and effective implementation of the Mini-lab project development on the hardware part of analysis, measurement and computer systems and integration of solutions. The main objective is to conceptualize the design or to supervise the design of the elements developed by the providers, in accordance with the specific conditions related to the constraints in which MSF operates.

It ensures that all activities related to the development of his products are carried out; Including the preparation of extensive market reviews, device specifications, measurement tools, information systems and a network of potential partners, technical negotiations with the partners responsible for adapting equipment available on the market or the development of innovative solutions, taking account of maintenance needs, evaluation of adapted equipment, engineering of training for its use and maintenance, preparation of logistics necessary for its maintenance.

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