Regional Bio-Medical Engineer

Last date of application
 15-Jun-21 23:59 HR

Regional Bio-Medical Engineer for Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, Patna, Bihar

1. POSITION(S) VACANT: Regional Bio-Medical Engineer for Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, Patna, Bihar


Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) is established in India as an independent non-profit created under Section 8 (Indian) Companies Act, 2013 with its office in New Delhi. FIND India is the key implementing partner of Central TB Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, for strengthening and expanding TB laboratory diagnostic capacity within the Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP) supported by the Global Fund.

FIND India is a subsidiary of FIND, an international non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to activities that result in:
1) New diagnostic tools;
2) Expanded access to these tools;
3) Strengthened diagnostic testing capacity for poverty-related diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

For more information about the organization, please visit

FIND India is implementing a Global Fund-supported project titled Joint Effort for Elimination of Tuberculosis (JEET), with an aim to partner with the private sector in various States of India to increase notifications, microbiological confirmation of TB patients, and facilitate early treatment initiation and adherence support systems for improved treatment completion rates with mechanisms to reduce the high costs to TB patients. JEET activities take a multi-pronged approach to engage with the private sector, following the National Strategic Plan mantra to “go where the patients go”. The project therefore proposes to work closely with the patient at all the touchpoints. These include chemists, pharmacies, clinics, providers, hospitals, laboratories, and Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP

The Regional Bio-Medical Engineer for FIND India shall be responsible for the following:

Key Job Responsibilities:
Coordinating with assigned sites, BMEs, procurement agency, FIND procurement section, identified AMC / lab-gradation agency for equipment and TB containment lab related matters and work plan;
(2) Monitoring equipment handling during on-site visits and providing on-site training/mentoring on equipment know how to lab staff;
(3) Providing timely inputs to the organization on critical issues identified in field for equipment/ infrastructure maintenance; 
(4) Monitoring/observing the activities of vendors for a few costly repairs/new maintenance activities on-site;

(5) Oversee the adherence to the equipment warranty, annual maintenance contract and provide technical know-how for reporting and rectification of breakdown, as required;
(6) Preparing and maintaining the inventory of lab equipment in coordination with BMEs and sites;
(7) Providing assistance in the identification of laboratory equipment vendors and design engineering partners;
(8) Coordinating the delivery, installation, start- up procedures and certification of lab equipment;
(9)  Preparing and circulating all memos and minutes of meetings to the project team;
(10) Developing lab layouts; expected to have a good working knowledge of bio-safety, TB labs, layout, lab designing, Auto-CAD etc;
(11) Preparing technical specifications for laboratory up-gradation, procurement of equipment and facilitating their inclusion in tender documents;
(12) Coordinating and follow up with the contracted agency and implementation sites for lab up-gradation work (TB containment, LPA, specimen processing room, another up-gradation work etc.);
(13) Maintaining timely and effective communications with the BMEs and Medical Officer / Site I-C to prevent project delays, cost overruns or client dissatisfaction;
(15) Maintaining all required project documentation;
(16) Any other responsibilities as identified from time to time by the Medical Officer / Site    IC, GF Project Technical Lead and Director FIND India.



(1) A Biomedical engineering graduate from a reputed institute;

(2) Candidate should be at least B.Tech./ B.E. in Biomedical engineering or B.Tech/B.E in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(EEE) or B.Tech/B.E in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(ECE) or Bachelor in Applied Science(Biomedical Instrumentation) or Bachelor in Biomedical Instrumentation.

(1) Applicants must have minimum two years of experience in managing bio-medical equipment in Hospitals/Healthcare/ laboratories;
(2) Good understanding of laboratory or healthcare engineering systems and controls (i.e. Mechanical systems, including plumbing, fire protection, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and temperature controls; electrical systems, including electrical distribution, lighting and special systems) is desirable;
(3) Sound understanding of all the appropriate regional and national building codes, and basic knowledge of Biosafety guidelines (WHO, CDC etc.);
(4) Experience  in preparing, reviewing and managing project activities, technical activities related documentation.

Skills and Competencies
(1) Good Coordination skills with stakeholders and agencies;
(2) Good oral and written communication skills;
(3) Strong team orientation;
(4) Ability to work independently, with minimum handholding and supervision;
(5) Willing to travel, travelling more than 60%;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Auto- CAD);
(7) Energetic, resilient and passionate;
(8) Professional, mature and confident;

(9) Willingness and ability to travel, atleast 60% of the time.

Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

The selected candidate shall be initially offered a fixed term contract until March 31, 2024, with possibility for extension, subject to satisfactory performance, project extension and fund availability.

7. LOCATION: Patna


Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar 
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612


Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online to by or before June 15, 2021.