Closing DateJul 23 2021
14 July 2021
Data Analyst (EQA)
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) is established in India as an independent non-profit organization created under Section 8 (Indian) Companies Act, 2013 with its office in New Delhi. The organization is dedicated to activities that result in1) new diagnostic tools; 2) expanded access to these tools; and 3) strengthened diagnostic testing capacity for poverty-related diseases. FIND India has several projects in TB, Hepatitis C (HCV), COVID-19, Malaria, Fevers and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
In India, FIND is extensively involved in Tuberculosis (TB) and assists the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP) in TB surveillance along with developing TB diagnostic laboratories and associated trainings on a pan-India level.
FIND is implementing partner for Central TB Division, Govt. of India. In collaboration with National Tuberculosis Institute (NTI), Bangalore, FIND is supporting the National TB Elimination Program (NTEP) to implement Point of Care (POC) TB NAAT External Quality Assessment (EQA) Proficiency Testing (PT) program in a phased manner across the country. FIND in collaboration with NTI have developed in-country capacity to manufacture proficiency testing (PT) panels for TB NAAT EQA.
Over the last few years, four rounds have been completed. In the recently completed round of 2020, POC TB NAAT EQA program covered 1110 public and private sector CBNAAT sites.
Under, The Global Fund (TGF) project, FIND will support NTEP for continuing POC TB NAAT EQA program. It will support NTI to implement EQA program for all CBNAAT sites in public and private sector sites. FIND will help NTI to scale up EQA for Truenat sites in a phased manner. Currently there are ~1500 sites and NTEP plans to expansion Truenat testing to ~8000 facilities over next 2-3 years. Truenat EQA will also cover all public and private sector sites participating in NTEP.
Location: NTI Bangalore
Number of positions:01
Key Job responsibilities:
Experience and qualifications:
Skills and Attitude:
Nature of Appointment:
The selected candidate shall be initially offered a full-time (30 days) employment contract for a period of two year initially. The position will be extended subject to satisfactory performance, project extension and fund availability.
Compensation: FIND India offers a competitive salary and shall be commensurate with the skill and experience of the selected candidate.
Deadline to send your application: 23 July 2021
Please mail a motivation letter, a detailed resume and three references to HRIN@finddx.org
Due to high applicant volume, you may not receive a response from FIND India. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. (But don’t wait until the deadline! We will start screening right away and if we find the right person, we will stop searching)