Call for Application: Laboratory Specialist – ESM (4 positions)

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 1 month ago

Grade Level: Consultancy

Location: Anambra

Duration: 8 months with possibility of extension (based on performance)

No of Consultants: 4

Commencement Date: 13th May 2024

Supervisor: Laboratory Specialist – ESM

Background

The Nigeria TBHIV Reach Integration & Impact Project (N-THRIP) is designed to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

Hence, the consultant will support the implementation of the N-THRIP at Enhanced Site Management facilities in the state.

Key roles:

The services of the consultant will include but not limited to the following:

  • Support the implementation of high-quality laboratory services including building laboratory capacity at health facility sites to combat HIV, TB, malaria and other infectious diseases.
  • Provide support to facilities to improve the quality of laboratory services available in the facilities in line with National guidelines.
  • Provide support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment in GF health facilities.
  • Coordinate the design, planning and implementation of the laboratory component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including ART in collaboration with facility staff, technical and senior technical officer.
  • Carry out quality control functions/ activities, in collaboration with the cluster team, including quality control inspections schedules and the collection of quality control records; ensure the availability of high-quality documentation.
  • Develop quality control and quality assurance systems in collaboration with existing personnel and systems and ensure related documentation, training, and monitoring.

Recruitments:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory sciences with 2-3 years post NYSC experience in laboratory support for HIV/AIDS. 
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to PCR Lab.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and maintain productive relations with the team; resourcefulness, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast changing and challenging environment.
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different databases (DHIS or NMRS) is a plus.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “Lab Unit” via: gf_advert@ahnigeria.org using their Full Name, the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail. (e.g., “OKEY MUSA ADEOYE, Logistics Technician – Lagos”).

Deadline for submission of application is 26th April, 2024.

Note:

  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. AHNI is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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