Program Officer Laboratory (TB) in Kaduna, Nigeria

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Location: Zaria, Kaduna
Scheduled Work Times: Monday - Friday
Reports To: Associate Director TB, Director Clinical Laboratory Services

Essential Functions

  • The PO will work on both GF & PEPFAR funded activities in the IHVN Program.
  • S/he will work with the TB team to implement the activities as contained in the GF & APU workplan.
  • S/he will facilitate in TB trainings.
  • S/he will activate laboratories for Smear Microscopy, GeneXpert MTB/RIF tests.
  • The PO will collate reports (QRRIRF, data, monthly/quarterly narrative, mentoring and supervision).
  • S/he will review QRRIRF and be involved in TB logistics.
  • S/he will be involved in TB panels preparations.
  • S/he will implement Quality Management System (QMS).
  • S/he will liaise with the team members to ensure smooth running of the sites (microscopy, GeneXpert & TB Reference laboratories).
  • S/he will perform every other duty necessary for the successful implementation of both GF & PEPFAR programs.


Minimum Qualifications
The Program Officer (PO) should have the following qualifications:

  • Must have a Degree in Biomedical Sciences /Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN).
  • Experience working with diagnostic laboratory.

Essential Skills

  • Must possess good interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with diagnostic laboratory
  • Experience in TB smear microscopy, GeneXpert MTB/RIF and TB Culture tests.
  • Must be creative and be able to work with minimal supervision.




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