Technical Officer Job in Nigeria (Laboratory Services) at FHI 360
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society, environment, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
Job Title: Technical Officer- Laboratory Services
Req ID: 2869
The Technical Officer Laboratory Services will liaise with the Program Coordinator and the laboratory team at the Country Office and at the zones to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services within the states for FHI 360 Nigeria programs, including adherence to relevant professional standards and guidelines, and involvement with laboratory clinical governance issues and audit.
S/He will coordinate and maintain oversight of the day to day operations of all laboratory services at the state level, and will give technical support on the implementation, monitoring and quality assurance of laboratory services for HIV/AIDS, opportunistic infections and malaria care and treatment in collaboration with technical staff within FHI 360 at state and local agencies in Nigeria.
Minimum Recruitment Standards:
- BSc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post NYSC experience, with a minimum of 3 years exposure in the provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
- Msc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 3-5 years post NYSC experience, with a minimum of 3 years exposure in the provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
- Expertise in hematology, TB and blood safety issues will be an added advantage.
- Familiarity with the Nigerian public sector health, NGOs or CBOs is highly desirable.