Technical Specialist – Human Health

Technical Specialist – Human Health Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Technical Specialist – Human Health to join our team.


  • Provide technical assistance/participate in mapping/investigating/assessing antibiotic distribution and use in human populations;
  • Provide technical assistance to collect, assemble, and review data related to AMR and AMU patterns in human populations;
  • Provide technical assistance for sample collection, coordination, and transport;
  • Provide technical assistance/participate in epidemiological investigations (e.g., source, antibiotic use, and spread of infection).


  • Fluency in English;
  • Strong coordination, communication, and interpersonal aptitudes;
  • Human nutrition, care, treatment, and health;
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance;
  • Biosafety and biosecurity and how to apply principles;
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in an IT environment;
  • AMR/AMU and disease surveillance and other relevant health programs (strongly preferred);
  • Microbiology and related laboratory techniques;
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with stakeholders.