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Job Title: Program Officer, Clinical Laboratory Services

Location: Akure, Nigeria  

Recruiter: Equitable Health Access Initiative (EHAI) Nigeria

Overall Job Purpose: With the head of department, plan, design, review, monitor all Laboratory program and provide technical support and implement high quality Laboratory services.

Main Task:

•   Supervises Laboratory services at ACTION ARV, ART and PMTCT sites.

•   Provide technical support and assistance to the site lab staff.

•   Assist in adoption and application of Good laboratory practices.

•   Ensure strict adherence to SOP and use of appropriate controls in all assays at sites.

•   Work with lab staff to optimize workflow.

•   Provide forecast on reagents and consumables.

•   Identify lapses and put in place appropriate corrective measures.

•   Conduct on site trainings based on observations in critical areas.

•   Address concerns that cannot be accomplished by QA Site Monitors.

•   Network Laboratory where necessary.

•   Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•   Experience in management of Laboratory services, particularly health facility based services.

•   Advance Laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment.

•   Relevant supervisory experience is required with some in an international development area preferred.

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

•   High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English.

•   Be able to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.

•   Must be able to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project and site staff.

•   Must be computer literate

•   Ability to multitask.

Qualification and Requirements:

•   B.Sc./HND in Laboratory Sciences or related field with post NYSC experience.

•   Minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of Laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.

•   Professional certification would be an advantage.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should apply online or send their Cover Letter and CV in PDF Format to

Deadline: 13.11.2013

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