Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Laboratory Certification Senior Technical Advisor to support CH2M’s U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) Biological Threat Reduction Integrating Contract (BTRIC) project in Vietnam that aims to support national and international efforts to counter global biological threats; create sustainable disease surveillance, detection, diagnosis, containment, response, and reporting systems in both the human health and veterinary sectors; promote the development of regulations, legislation, and operating procedures for the reduction of biological threats; improve bio-risk management practices from the field to the laboratory; and support reasonable and safe research on pathogens of security concern.
This position is a full-time position lasting 12-14 months with an option period of one additional year and will be based in CH2M Hill’s office in Hanoi, Vietnam. It will be supervised by the Senior Technical Advisor, Global Health Security at MSH headquarters and CH2M Hill’s Project Manager in Hanoi.
The Laboratory Certification Advisor serves as a subject matter expert and mentor related to ISO 15190 laboratory accreditation and planning for personnel requirements and long-term sustainment costs to maintain that certification. The position supports and interfaces directly with Contractor team members, the US Government and its collaborators including CDC, WHO, and OIE, and Vietnamese scientists and ministerial officials.