State Technical Officer - Laboratory Services

Family Health International (FHI 360)

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions Our staff includes experts in Health. Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society Gender, Youth, Research and Technology- creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FIH 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S states and all U.S. territories.

The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments civil society. the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fundraises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. Since 2003, the Global Fund has invested more than 1.4 billion dollars in the fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria.

Job Description

State Technical Officer-Lab. Services will provide technical expertise and assistance in implementing high quality laboratory services within the HIV care and treatment project in Nigeria, including laboratory capacity development at Global Fund project health facility sites.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • B.Sc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 7-9 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
  • Or Master degree in Laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
  • Experience in the management of laboratory services, particularly health facility-based services, including quality assurance systems. laboratory analysis, and interpretation and reporting techniques based on best practices, quality management practices and safe work practices.
  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development organization preferred.
  • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required. Expertise in hematology, TB and blood safety issues will be an added advantage.

Note

  • Applicants should forward their Resume/CV’s and cover letter as a single document
  • Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.
  • Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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Summary

Company

Family Health International (FHI 360)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years