Date Posted: March 4 2021


Position Context

The Laboratory Quality Officer will assist theHospital clinical team in their daily tasks by ensuring that all the laboratory processes adhere to standard operating procedures and produce quality and efficient output.


Specific duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


  • Implement the Quality Management System
  • Oversee the quality assurance program
  •  Plan and implement ISO 15189 standards
  • Implement the requirements of assessor bodies
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Laboratory Manager from time to time.

Educational Qualifications and Experience


  • Must have a Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Degree in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized Institution
  • Training in Quality Management Systems under the ISO15189 standards
  • Must be computer literate and have at least one (1) yearQuality Management implementation and two (2) years of practical laboratory experience.

Requisite knowledge, Abilities and skill


  • Good command of English and fluency in other Malawian local languages
  • Must be a self-starter, pro-active and honest.
  • Must have good communication and team working skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to work odd hours.
  • Must possess a laboratory technologist license with Medical Council of Malawi



Interested and qualifying candidates should submit their application, enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae with names and contacts of at least three credible referees and active e-mail addresses, and copies of relevant certificates by Friday March 12, 2021 to:


The Managing Director,
Mwaiwathu Private Hospital Limited,
PO Box 3067,
Or email:

The deadline for receiving applications is at close of business at 1700 hrs on Friday March 12, 2021