Biomedical Engineer Job Vacancy at Ifakara Health Institute – August 2020

Placement: Biomedical Engineer (1 vacancy)
Reviews to: Mission PI
Paintings station: Dar es salaam
Follow via:   August 14, 2020
Institute review
Ifakara Well being Institute (IHI) is a number one analysis group in Africa with a robust monitor document in growing, trying out, and validating inventions for fitness. Pushed via a core strategic mandate for analysis, coaching, and products and services, the Institute’s paintings now spans a large spectrum, protecting biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention research, health-systems analysis, and coverage translation.
Place Abstract
IHI is in search of a Biomedical Engineer to make stronger the New child Crucial Answers and Applied sciences (NEST) program which targets at enforcing complete new child care thru leading edge lifesaving applied sciences, the availability of each technical and scientific capacity-building, implementation of scientific and technical tutorial techniques and the constructing of a sustainable distribution community. The Biomedical engineer can be accountable for main engineering upkeep and coordination tasks.
Tasks and Duties

  • Control of kit set up and upkeep (with the native distributor, if pertinent)
  • Lend a hand in the id of an upkeep level particular person at each and every setup website
  • Lend a hand in obtaining an upkeep house/workshop at each and every website
  • Keep up a correspondence robotically with distributor & set up websites to verify implementation is happening
  • With make stronger from the RICE NEST Biomed Tech Coaching Director, lead all engineering upkeep & coordination tasks, together with:
  • Coordination of set up & person coaching for NEST apparatus in program-supported websites
  • Monitoring put in apparatus and standing, together with upkeep & restore historical past and research
  • Building and   tracking   of   preventive and  corrective  upkeep, device control and requisition and provide and gear stock programs
  • Coordination and conduction of person and technician training and installations in any respect websites
  • Coordination of restore and upkeep of all put in apparatus as essential
  • Broaden advice plan for preventive upkeep on staff, person and set up website accountability ranges
  • Carry out High-quality growth/periodic box visits to verify the standard of kit care and observe the growth
  • Brainstorm wishes inside of nursery and coaching establishment set up websites, together with however no longer restricted to apparatus design, nursery infrastructure, and format and renewable power
  • Take part in manufacturer-led training in carrier and service when essential; would possibly require a commute
  • Control of kit set up and upkeep (with the native distributor, if pertinent)
  • Lend a hand in the id of an upkeep level particular person at each and every setup website
  • Lend a hand in obtaining an upkeep house/workshop at each and every website
  • Keep up a correspondence robotically with distributor & set up websites to verify implementation is happening
  • With make stronger from the RICE NEST Biomed Tech Coaching Director, lead all engineering upkeep & coordination tasks, together with:
  • Coordination of set up & person coaching for NEST apparatus in program-supported websites
  • Monitoring put in apparatus and standing, together with upkeep & restore historical past and research
  • Building and   tracking   of   preventive and  corrective upkeep, device control and requisition and provide and gear stock programs
  • Coordination and conduction of person and technician training and installations in any respect websites
  • Coordination of restore and upkeep of all put in apparatus as essential
  • Broaden advice plan for preventive upkeep on staff, person and set up website accountability ranges
  • Carry out High-quality growth/periodic box visits to verify the standard of kit care and observe the growth
  • Brainstorm wishes inside of nursery and coaching establishment set up websites, together with however no longer restricted to apparatus design, nursery infrastructure, and format and renewable power
  • Take part in manufacturer-led training in carrier and service when essential; would possibly require a commute

Ministry of Well being engagement and facilitation

  • Lend a hand in the construction of activity aids, movies & coaching curriculum for MOH technical and scientific group of workers
  • Improve in construction and implementation of an upkeep supportive supervision program and coordination of program actions
  • Broaden methods to extend upkeep group of workers uptake of kit repair

Verbal exchange and Reporting

  • Straight away supply comments to undertaking management following installations, personal training or upkeep visits with pertinent data (e.g. numbers of customers and technicians educated, upkeep, design and service problems)
  • Supply make stronger in compiling and reviewing prime quality experiences to donors and program control in a well-timed style
  • Stay abreast of traits in grant/program adjustments and growth as a way to advise and counsel equipment and techniques to extend program performances and effects
  • Assessment and analyze box experiences to spot the reasons for attainable bottlenecks in program implementation and use the information for determination making and motion
  • Function a liaison between the NEST program and Ministry of Wellbeing (specifically throughout the apparatus upkeep and/or procurement devices), engineering accreditation our bodies and coaching establishments for the communique of program plans, actions, information and growth

Be sure that donor, companions and senior control engineering and upkeep queries are addressed in a correct and well-timed method
Take part/recommendation on information research, document writing, and publications
Adopt some other tasks as asked via the Idea Investigator
Qualification and Enjoy
Stage in engineering or different connected self-discipline. Put up-graduate ranges are extremely inspired to use. 2-Four years of revel in engineering within the fitness or construction
Abilities and Competencies

  • Confirmed abilities in engineering, together with the revel in with multi-site techniques, and hospital-related upkeep specifically when it comes to neonatal apparatus
  • Sturdy abilities in engineering and design instruments, together with Adobe Inventive Cloud Suite, Labview, Solidworks, AutoCAD, Matlab, Ansys, and so on. can be an added merit
  • Elementary wisdom of qualitative and quantitative information assortment, control and research the usage of applications corresponding to Tableau, SPSS, STATA, Excel, RedCap,
  • Skill on information interpretation, report-writing and presentation abilities
  • Skill to paintings in a staff setting, together with the skill to coordinate successfully with various people and stakeholders to reach effects
  • Thorough wisdom of Microsoft Administrative center
  • Skill to commute widely in-country and out of the nation as essential

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Remuneration
A beautiful and aggressive remuneration bundle can be introduced to hit applicants as in keeping with IHI wage scales.
Equivalent Alternative
IHI is an equivalent alternative employer. We restrict intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any sort on the painting’s position and right through recruitment. All employment choices are based totally only on activity necessities and particular person {qualifications}, and our recruitment procedure is ruled via the labour regulations of Tanzania.
Mode of Software
All applicants who meet the above activity necessities will have to ship their utility letters in conjunction with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) appearing touch addresses together with electronic mail, phone/mobile phone numbers, and copies of educational {and professional} certificate to the deal with underneath. The closing date for this utility is 1700hrs, 14th August 2020.
All electronic mail utility matter traces will have to learn ‘BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER – NEST’ Best shortlisted candidates can be contacted for interview.
APPLY TO
Human Assets Supervisor, Ifakara Well being Institute, Kiko Street, Mikocheni,

P o. Field 78373,
Dar es Salaam
Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

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