Career Opportunity

BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.



Technical Assistant, Lab; Communicable Diseases Programme (Project Staff)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain essential safety precautions during sputum collection, while working in the lab and concerning disposal of potentially infectious materials
  • Collect sputum samples from presumptive TB cases and patients during TB treatment
  • Prepare results of GeneXpert /smear examinations and provide report in time
  • Assure proper storage and regular supply of reagents, logistics and other materials
  • Keep the GeneXpert/ microscope along with logistic and documents  in appropriate condition
  • Increase utilization of laboratory by conducting outreach-smearing center (PL) and follow up TB patient in the community level
  • Carry out routine follow up and notify any need for maintenance in coordination with the management unit
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so



Educational Requirements:

Diploma in Medical Technology (Laboratory Technology)


Experience Requirement:


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of AFB microscopy/ Xpert MTB RIF
  • Knowledge about light and LED microscope
  • Commuter skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Email & internet browsing
  • Skills in communication and reporting
  • Have skills in Communication and Coordination with other stakeholders

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits

Salary:Monthly 18,000/-

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Field Office

Last Apply Date: 14/Jan/2021

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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