Technical Officer-Laboratory Services in Rivers, Nigeria

at Fhi360

Industry
NGO
Specialization
NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Provide technical support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment program.

 

  • Provide technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services to FHI360 and facility staff.

 

  • Provide technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues at the state office level.

 

  • Coordinate the inventory management along with AXIOS to ensure adequate stock and quality data capture in the DHIS.

 

  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and liaise with STO to apply these lessons and modify existing program.

 

  • Represent FHI360 on issues of laboratory management of HIV/AIDS at the state level.

 

  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and related development fields by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities as outlined by the technical supervisor.

 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Requirements

  • BSc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.

 

  • Or Master degree in Laboratory sciences or related field with 3-5 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.

 

  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development area preferred. 

 

  • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.

 

  • Experience in Laboratory TB services is an advantage.  

 

  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.

 

 

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