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Surveillance Site Coordinator – Lae

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Lae, MO, Papua New Guinea
Health / Medical Jobs, Science / Chemistry Jobs
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Surveillance Site Coordinator – Lae

The Burnet Institute is an internationally recognised and duly registered medical research and public health agency. The NGO operation combines research activities with practical action through the design and implementation of public health and development programs. The Institute has headquarters in Melbourne and several international offices, including Port Moresby and Kokopo in PNG.
Burnet’s culture links innovative discovery-oriented research and implementation research with development and humanitarian action. World-class laboratory and field-based research is integrated into multidisciplinary programs aimed at the prevention, detection and treatment of diseases of global significance. This unique approach allows the Institute to make a tangible and sustainable impact on health in both developed and developing countries.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced professional for the following position based in Lae, Morobe Province:

Surveillance Site Coordinator – Lae (12 - 15 month contract)
This role will report to the Fleming Fund Country Grant Team Leader and be supported by the AMR and One Health Advisor working closely with key stakeholders especially NAQIA , and Angau Hospital CEO of the PHA. During the project this role will also require providing thematic reports to the Microbiology Thematic Lead and Animal Health Thematic Lead.
Job Requirements:

To be successful in this role you must meet the following essential skills and experience criteria:
  • Completion of Bachelor in Agriculture majoring Animal Science/food science or other relevant qualification that includes disease surveillance, laboratory quality management,
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and managing multisector projects (animal and human health and environment
  • Experience in intensive agriculture sector especially poultry and feed industry, medical laboratory, and/or animal health thematic areas
Applicants must submit a covering letter including a statement outlining suitability against the responsibility areas and key competencies and qualities (2 pages max) and a current CV including qualifications, recent positions and two referees (3 pages max).
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Applications close 7th of August 2020 , and can be submitted by email to or by hand delivered to our office at The Stratos @ Savanah Heights, Level 5, South Wing (HR Manager, Burnet Institute, PO Box 1458, Kokopo ENBP).

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Burnet Institute is a child safe organisation, and any offer of employment is contingent on completion of a National Police Check and endorsement of the Institute’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Burnet Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We value inclusion, diversity and gender equity at the Institute, and we are committed to providing our people with a supportive work environment.
Alternately, you can apply via PNGJobseek using the following methods of application:
Email a single file (which includes updated CV and other required documents) to  – put your mobile number, job advert number in the subject box of email. (For example, 70907200,76557)           *Need help call 70907200*.
Click on the Apply Now button located at the top of this advert – you must have a CV registered with PNGJOBSEEK.
Ensure you are registered as a Jobseeker and have a CV linked to your account. Text Apply76557 to 16563 = 0.25t/application and follow prompts.