Vacancy for Laboratory Coordinator at Axios Foundation Nigeria - 15 slots

 Employment Nigeria 31-Jan-2018 AKWA IBOM , ANAMBRA , BENUE , BORNO , CROSS RIVER , ENUGU , LAGOS , RIVERS , KADUNA , ABUJA , EDO , TARABA , GOMBE , PLATEAU , SOKOTO , Health   NGO   Science  


Axios Foundation Nigeria (AFN) a Not-for-Profit  none-governmetal Organization is recruiting to fill the position below:

POSITION : Laboratory Coordinator

Responsibilities

  • Provide recommendations o address any implementation challenges observed.
  • Work with Implementing Partners (lPs) in each region to ensure the successful implementation and operationalization of the NiSRN strategy based on the guidance provided.
  • Responsible for documenting records of rejected specimen with reasons for rejecting the samples.
  • Conduct spot check on the specimen pickup/drop off process from supported PCRand Referring facilities.
  • Attend and take minutes/attendance at stakeholder’s meetings.
  • Develop and maintain excel data base for NiSRN in the State.
  • Facilitate coordination with National Integrated Specimen Referral Network (NiSRN) state and IP level structures (State NISRN Focal Person, IP Lab Technical Directors, and Testing Lab Directors).
  • Ensure smooth implementation and ensure that any issues related to specimen transport logistics are logged and addressed, in line with technical direction and oversight provided by GHSC-PSM.
  • Responsible for documenting implementation challenges experienced by 3PLs, Health Facilities and/or State Health Officials.
  • Participate in the activities of the State ‘Logistics Management Coordination Unit (LMCU).
  • Provide technical support and coordination to the Referring Health Facilities, PCR Laboratories and NiSRN State and IP level structures.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor degrees in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Holder of Microbiology Degree with experience in health commodities logistics can also apply.
  • Master in Public Health would be an added advantage.
  • 3 - 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Registered with MLSCN.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Computer Skills to include the use of MS Office packages and Inventory Management Software.
  • Ability to multi task, set priorities and work independently.
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of packaging, handling and transportation of temperature sensitive and biological products.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management and logistics.
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Commodity Logistics or Health Commodity Logistics.
  • Capacity to support health systems strengthening.
  • Fluency in written and oral English

How To Apply
Candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV's to: axiosrecruit.ng@axiosfoundation.org

Note

  1. Please select at least 2 States of choice.
  2.  First and second choice should be explicitly stated.
  3. However, this is not a guarantee that qualified candidates would be given employment in their preferred locations. Employment in other locations (not selected) could still be offered to qualified candidates,
  4. Indicate the Position and Location as the subject of your e-mail and header of your cover letter. Applications without a cover letter stating suitability, will be rejected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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