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Senior Technical Advisor - Laboratory Services

Global Fund - Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative - Abuja

Posted: Nov 12th, 2019

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Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-profit organization incorporated in Nigeria to provide health technical assistance to the Nigerian government and Nigeria’s public health sector.


In collaboration with the Project Director and STO Laboratory Services;

  • Provide leadership in implementing high-quality laboratory services for AHNI including building laboratory capacity at health facility sites to combat HIV, TB, malaria and other infectious diseases.
  • Provides technical leadership and technical support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment for the Nigeria bilateral project.

Minimum: M.Sc
Experience: 5-7 year(s)
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Expires: 25-11-2019

General Requirements

  • Master's degree in Laboratory Sciences, Biological Science or related degree with 7 to 9 years of relevant experience.
  • Or doctorate degree in laboratory sciences, biological science or related dree with 5 to 7 years of relevant experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a laboratory setting of which 3 must bp on an HIV laboratory management donor-funded program.
  • Certification / license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory setting and working in a donor-funded program is required.
  • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with USAID and PEPFAR programs is an advantage.