Lab Manager – Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC)


REPORTS TO: Director Laboratory services

SITE: JCRC Head Headquarters in Lubowa

POSITION SUMMARY: The incumbent will serve as a Laboratory Manager for JCRC located at its principle laboratories and offices within for the Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC) located at Plot 101, off Entebbe Road, Lubowa Estate at its principle laboratories and offices within Wakiso near Kampala.

The Laboratory Manager will serve and train under the immediate supervision of the Director Laboratory Services.

The incumbent will report to and work closely with the Director Laboratory Services to ensure that the employees perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of the study protocols, GCLP, CAP, ISO standards and QMS requirements of JCRC Laboratories and beyond.

The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to manage and ensure the proper functioning of all daily activities within the laboratories. Which includes staff management and ensuring that JCRC policies together with Laboratory policies and SOPs are followed as stated.

Additionally, he/she is expected to help learn new technologies and transition them into the scope of work in the JCRC Laboratories.

This position will require the incumbent to be knowledgeable in all laboratory activities as well as other Institutional activities that pertain to the laboratories and its scientific development. The incumbent may be required to assist the senior staff/Heads of sections in teaching new technologists/technicians and trainee/volunteer students in laboratory practices.


Bachelor’s degree in Bio/Medical Lab Technology/Science with ten (10) years of Lab experience. And MSc. in Bio/medical Sciences or related science laboratory field, with at least 5 years of laboratory management experience. And Registration with the Allied Health Professional’s Council (AHPC).


All applications must be addressed to:

• Manager Human Resource & Development at Joint Clinical Research Centre, Plot 101 Lubowa Campus off Entebbe Road, P.O Box 10005, Kampala-Uganda. Email: The application deadline is Friday 22nd April, 2022 at 5:00pm.

• Strictly two documents combined in one PDF are required (Application letter and CV not exceeding 6 pages).

Note: JCRC is an equal opportunity employer. Any attempts of influencing the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification. The public is further strongly advised to be vigilant about fraudsters masquerading to be recruiting on JCRC’s behalf using Whatsapp and other unofficial means of communication.

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