Technical Officer, Laboratory Services
FHI 360 - Rivers, NM

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Basic Functions

Liaise with the Senior State Technical Officer to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for FHI Nigeria programs

Provide technical support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment program.

Provide technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services to FHI and facility staff.

Provide technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues at the state office level

Coordinate the inventory management along with AXIOS to ensure adequate stock and quality data capture in the DHIS.

Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and liaise with STO to apply these lessons and modify existing program.

Represent FHI on issues of laboratory management of HIV/AIDS at the state level

Qualifications

BSc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS

Or Master degree in Laboratory sciences or related field with 3-5 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.

Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development area preferred

Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required

Experience in Laboratory TB services is an advantage

Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable

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