Laboratory Services Lead Vacancy at Jhpiego Nigeria

On 12/Aug/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming. In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.

This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95-95-95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria. The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance. Jhpiego hereby invites applications from highly resourceful, experienced and dynamic professionals for the following positions: Nigerian nationals living in those locations are strongly encouraged to apply

Jhpiego

Position: Laboratory Services Lead

Position Reports To: Technical Director

Location: Abuja. (Indicate location in your application & email title)

Job Summary:

The Laboratory services lead will be ICAP hired, the incumbent will oversee the laboratory component of the RISE project in Nigeria working closely with the in-country laboratory organizations, USAID and with the Federal and State Ministries of Health in Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Niger and Cross River States in Nigeria. S/he will support systems to ensure that laboratory samples are correctly collected, processed, and transported and that results are returned in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will hold a Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or its equivalent, a minimum of five (5) years of experience in laboratory practice in the health sector field preferably at the national level and experience with HIV- related assays. The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working on US Government-supported PEPFAR programs including program planning, monitoring and evaluation.

Method of Application:

Interested candidates should submit an Application letter and CV as ONE SINGLE WORD document indicating LOCATION to ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org not later than 4p.m on Thursday 15th August, 2019 candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified. The title/subject of your email and application should be the position / Location you are applying for.

For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org. Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.

Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

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