Technical Assistant-Laboratory Services (x2)

Global Fund
Anambra, Taraba
Posted 1 year ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT-LABORATORY SERVICES: Will perform Laboratory tests to produce reliable and precise data to support provision of the continuum of HIV treatment services, prepare Dried Tube Specimen (DTS) panels for IQC and EQA (Proficiency testing) to support HTS on the project. He/she will carry out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses, preparing specimens and samples, maintaining and operating standard Laboratory equipment. Also, he/she will maintain personal expertise in Clinical Laboratory practice and innovative technology and equipment, work with the project team to develop and implement quality assurance systems to improve the quality of diagnostics and facilitate treatment and monitoring of HIV and support the development of project work plans and budgets to incorporate the procurement of equipment and supplies for laboratory services.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with a minimum of 1-year post national youth service experience in laboratory services and laboratory management of HIV/AIDS.
  • Certification/License to practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.

Method of application: Interested and qualified Candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Tuesday 2nd August 2022

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 and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer:  AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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