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Job Description

Regional Bio-Medical Engineers (RBME)

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

Hyderabad and Raipur

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Regional Bio-Medical Engineers (RBME), Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India [Two vacancies, Hyderabad (1)) and Raipur (1)]

 

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

 

The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), is established in India as an independent, non-profit, created under Section 8 (Indian) Companies Act, 2013, with its office in New Delhi. FIND India is the key implementing partner of Central TB Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, for strengthening and expanding TB laboratory diagnostic capacity under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP) with the support of the Global Fund.

 

FIND India is a subsidiary of FIND, an international non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to activities that result in: 1) new diagnostic tools; 2) expanded access to these tools; and 3) strengthened diagnostic testing capacity for poverty-related diseases in low-and middle-income countries.

 

FIND India is implementing a Global Fund-supported project titled “Joint Effort for Elimination of Tuberculosis(JEET), with an aim to partner with the private sector in various states of India, to increase notifications, microbiological confirmation of TB patients, and facilitate early treatment initiation and adherence support systems, for improved treatment completion rates, with mechanisms to reduce high costs to TB patients.

 

JEET activities take a multi-pronged approach to engage with the private sector, following the National Strategic Plan mantra to “go where the patients go”. The project therefore proposes to work closely with the patient at all the touchpoints. These include chemists, pharmacies, clinics, providers, hospitals, laboratories and the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP).

 

For more information about the organization, please visit http://www.finddx.org/

 

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Regional Bio-Medical Engineers (RBME) shall be responsible for the overall management, supervision, and coordination of project activities, to upgrade laboratories.

 

Key Responsibilities:
(1) Coordinate with assigned sites, BMEs, procurement agency, FIND procurement section, identified AMC/ lab-gradation agency, for equipment and TB containment lab related matters and work plans;
(2) Monitor equipment handling during on-site visits and provide on-site training/ mentoring on the use of equipment to lab staff;
(3) Provide timely inputs to the organization on critical issues identified in the field for equipment/ infrastructure maintenance;
(4) Monitor/ observe the activities of vendors for a few costly repairs/ new maintenance activities, on-site;

(5) Oversee adherence to equipment warranty, annual maintenance contracts and provide technical know-how for reporting and rectification of breakdowns, as required;

(6) Prepare and maintain the inventory of lab equipment in coordination with BMEs and sites;

(7) Provide assistance in the identification of laboratory equipment vendors and design engineering partners;

(8) Coordinate for the delivery, installation, start- up procedures and certification of lab equipment;

(9) Frequent travel to various implementation sites;

(10) Prepare and circulate all memos and minutes of meetings to the project team;

(11) Develop lab layouts using knowledge of bio-safety principles for TB labs, including layout, lab designing, Auto-CAD, etc.;

(12) Prepare technical specifications for laboratory up-gradation, procurement of equipment and facilitate their inclusion in tender documents;

(13) Coordinate and follow up with the contracted agency and implementation sites for lab up-gradation work (TB containment, LPA, specimen processing room, other up-gradation work etc.);

(14) Maintain timely and effective communication with the BMEs and Medical Officer/ Site I-C, to prevent project delays, cost overruns or client dissatisfaction;

(15) Maintain all required project documentation;

(16) Any other responsibility, as identified from time to time by the Medical Officer/ Site I-C, NFM Project Technical Lead and Head of Country Operations in India.

 

4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Qualifications:

 

Essential:
Applicant must have B.Tech./ B.E. in Biomedical Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE)/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering (ECE) Or Bachelor in Applied Science (Biomedical Instrumentation), or Bachelor in Biomedical Instrumentation, from a reputed institute.

 

Experience:

 

Essential:
Minimum two years of experience of managing bio-medical equipment in Hospitals/ Healthcare facilities, or laboratories.

 

Desirable:

 

(1) Demonstrable understanding of laboratory or healthcare engineering systems and controls, such as mechanical systems, including plumbing, fire protection, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and temperature controls, electrical systems, including electrical distribution, lighting and special systems;

(2) Sound understanding of all appropriate regional and national building codes, and basic knowledge of biosafety guidelines (WHO Biosafety Manual, BMBL, etc.) will be an added advantage.

 

Skills and Competencies

(1) Good coordination skills with stakeholders and agencies;

(2) Good oral and written communication skills;

(3) Strong team orientation;

(4) Ability to work independently, with minimum handholding and supervision;

(5) Willing to travel as per need;

(6) Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook and Auto- CAD;

(7) Energetic, resilient and passionate;

(8) Professional, mature and confident.

 

5. VACANCY DETAILS: Two vacancies; Hyderabad (One vacancy); Raipur (One vacancy)

 

6. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

 

The gross remuneration budgeted for the position is attractive and shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience, and salary history, of the selected candidate.

 

7. LOCATION(s): Hyderabad and Raipur.

 

8. CONTRACT TYPE AND PERIOD:

 

The successful candidate shall be issued an employment contract from the date of joining till March 31, 2020, which shall be renewable based on performance.

 

9. REFERENCE:

 

RBME-FIND

 

10. CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Team SAMS

Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.

1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar

New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025

Phone Nos.: 2684 2162; 4165 3612

 

11. APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online to https://recruitment.samshrm.com/JOBS/FIND by or before August 12, 2020.