Equipment Maintenance Specialist

Reference number, Chiffre: JOB0116763_1549541453

Job Description

The incumbent will build capacity of the local Biomedical Technician in regional referral hospitals to maintain and repair medical equipment supported by the project. The overall placement objective is to capacitate relevant staff in placement hospital to do installation of basic medical equipment, minor maintenance and to manipulate the machines appropriately.


Bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering. Or Biomedical Technology.

At least 5 years' experience in the field Engineering and able to perform maintenance of medical equipment

-You are fully accredited

-You have the ability to work with limited technical resources

-You have experience in training, coaching and supervision

-Fluent English proficiency

-IT skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)


Background in public health or health economics will be added advantage.


Information about the employer

VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. As a VSO volunteer you'll live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. By sharing your unique skills and experience you'll help generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities you work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us as a VSO volunteer and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

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