University of Nairobi Laboratory Technician – Jobs in Kenya

The Project

The University of Nairobi, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics has been awarded a
five (5) year research grant by Centre for Disease Control (CDC) under the title, “Monitor and Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Kenya (MAP-AMR Kenya)”. The Project will be conducted in three (3) hospitals, namely: Kenyatta National Hospital, The Nairobi Hospital and the Spinal Injury Hospital (Nairobi).
The Project seeks to competitively fill the above named position.

The Position

Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Duty Station: Kenyatta National Hospital
Reporting to: Medical Officer

Job description

Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms/specimens

Preparing clients for collection of specimens

Receiving/collecting, labelling and registering of specimens.

Transferring specimens for processing and analysis.
Dispatching the results for clinical management.

Storing blood, microbiological specimen/cultures and other body products according to their requirements.

Decontaminating working benches

Job specifications

An applicant must have a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Must be registered with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board

Must have a valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
Technologists Board (KMLTTB)

Should have a Certificate in Computer Applications.

He or she should have one (1) year experience supporting laboratory activities in donor funded

Terms of appointment

This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent.


Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and e-mail contacts.

Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of
Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, HumanResource, University of

Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.

Late applications will not be considered.

Applications should be emailed to as one file in Pdf.

Closing Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
The University of Nairobi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only Shortlisted Applicants Will Be Contacted.

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