Ashar Alo Society

Vacancy Announcement

Name of the Position: Laboratory Technician for TB Control Program funded by GFATM

No. of Position: 01

JOB Location: Chattogram with frequent field visit.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Participate in planning of laboratory set up.
  • Participate in quality assurance planning of the laboratory.
  • Plan and prepare annual and quarterly logistics requirements for the laboratory.
  • Support preparing quality assurance tools and guidelines in line with the national guidelines.
  • Support higher management in decision making.


  • Maintain essential safety measures for infection control in the laboratory.
  • Maintain optimum standard in smearing and microscopy following the SOP and guidelines.
  • Ensure maintenance of microscope and other laboratory equipments as per the SOP and guidelines.
  • Ensure availability of anti-TB drugs, reagents and other logistics at the laboratory.
  • Refer presumptive and complicated cases to designated facilities for further diagnosis.
  • Support in EQA and slide- rechecking.
  • Ensure hygienic disposal of waste materials.
  • Conduct 4 outreach smearing centers at the field, in every month.
  • Maintain contact tracing register for active case findings and refer presumptive cases to nearby diagnostic facility.
  • Any other job as required by the project.

Monitoring, Supervision and Coordination:

  • Maintain regular coordination with related stakeholders.
  • Periodic monitoring of the laboratory (for EQA Technician).
  • Check the randomized slides and provide the result as first controller (for EQA Technician).

Reporting and dissemination:

  • Record results in respective forms and registers and report promptly to the requesting staff.
  • Ensure complete and accurate monthly and quarterly reporting as per the guidelines.     

Job Nature: Full- time

Educational Requirements:

  • Three years diploma in Medical Technology from any recognized institution.
  • Any third division/class in academic career will lead to ineligibility.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years working experience in TB Control Program.

Other requirements for the above post:

  • Emphasis given of those who have trained on microscopic examination of sputum for AFB.   
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Good oral and written communication skill.
  • Good eyesight to read microscopy.
  • Willingness to conduct outreach smearing centre at the field.

Age: Not exceeding 35 years.

Salary:  Tk.25000/-

Other Benefits: Other benefits will be provided as per the organizational policy.     

Apply Instruction

Interested candidates who fulfill the above requirements are requested to apply with their completed CVs and a cover letter to Admin officer, Ashar Alo Society, House # 13(3rd & 4th floor ), Road#06, Block#KHA, Shekhertak, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207 on or before 20 January, 2019.

(People living with HIV and AIDs are encouraged to apply)

Applicant must enclose his/her photograph with CV.
Company Information
Ashar Alo Society (AAS)