This officer will work with other team members in the Laboratory component of NASCP, ensuring the overall management and coordination of laboratory services in line with the grant’s goals. S/he will provide support in ensuring the procurement and supply chain management system of laboratory commodities to reduce stock-outs, lower costs and eliminate wastage.


<ul> <li>Develop and implement training programmes and build capacity of laboratory staff both national and in the states.</li> <li>Establish and maintain quality assurance systems to ensure accurate and reliable testing, implementing SOPs, conducting proficiency tests, perform internal quality control, and participate in external quality assessment programmes</li> <li>Ensure availability of diagnostics services for HIV especially EID.</li> <li>Collaborating with other stakeholders in NASCP/SASCP and the PMU team in ensuring effective coordination of laboratory services in both national and states</li> </ul>

Qualifications & Skills:

<p><strong>Academic Qualification</strong></p> <ul> <li>A first degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or a related discipline and a post graduate qualification in Lab sciences with a minimum of 7 years post NYSC</li> </ul> <ul> <li>A current certificate from the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN)</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li>He/she should have a good analytical and problem-solving skills</li> <li>Attention to details, proficiency in laboratory techniques and procedures</li> <li>Have a strong understanding of laboratory protocol</li> <li>Effective communication skills and the ability to work with team members</li> </ul>


<ul> <li>Ensure the availability of laboratory supplies, reagents and equipment.</li> <li>Develop procurement plans, monitor stock levels, and manage inventory to prevent stockouts during the period of the grant</li> <li>Collecting, analyzing and reporting laboratory data as required by the grant</li> </ul>

Contracting & Accountability:

The officer will be accountable to the Head Laboratory.


S/he will be paid competitive fees for the agreed duration based on qualification and experience.


Deadline for submission of application for this position is Thu Dec 14 2023 23:59:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.