Technical Officer - Laboratory Services in Cross River, Nigeria

at Fhi360

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

Job ID: 17640 
Location: Cross River

Job Description

The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the Senior State Technical Officer to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for FHI360 Nigeria programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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.


  • B.Sc 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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