Excellence and Friends Management Care Centre
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DO YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF EXCELLENCE?

DO YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF EXCELLENCE?

Join us.

We are a public health non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Abuja, that provide public health services, health systems strengthening, capacity building and research. We have a number of past and ongoing projects in various parts of Nigeria. We work to empower Africans to succeed, save lives, and give meaning to the sick. We bring innovation to public health programming, use creative ideas to ensure efficiency and continuously improve on our strategies and processes to remain both modern and relevant. We raise a team of experts across Nigeria and we are VERY proud of the difference we make.

As part of the current Changes in our Organization, we need very articulate, purposeful, highly skilled and passionate persons to work with us in the following capacities:

Application Procedure

All Interested and Qualified candidates should apply by email with copies of their application letter, CV and statement of value (not more than two pages) as a Microsoft Word attachment to phjobs2017@gmail.com. Opening closes on October 20th, 2017. The subject of the email should be the JOB CODE and the applicant’s FULL NAME e.g. EXO-07 –Emeka Ayomide Musa. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to present original copies of all relevant certificates for citing during the interview sessions.

Associate Director Laboratory Services (Abuja 1-position) Code CC 02

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall operation and administration of the laboratory, including the employment of competent personnel, equipment, safety, laboratory policies, quality assurance, all testing (including proficiency testing) and test reports. The successful candidate will report to the Associate Director, program Management.

 

Associate Director Laboratory Services will;

  • provide support in the planning, coordination and implementation of laboratory services delivery and laboratory related activities across health facilities and communities.
  • coordinate the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services delivery according to national and international standards ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
  • develop guidelines, tools, SOPs and recommendations related to implementation and monitoring laboratory total quality management in high technology laboratories.
  • be responsible for the design, coordination and monitoring of the Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement mechanism and Sample Referral Network across varying levels of healthcare and geographical locations.
  • ensure optimal functionality and linkage of the Laboratory Information System.
  • design and coordinate a system for the real-time monitoring of laboratory functionality and equipment capacity utilization; and trending to inform evidence based decisions.
  • support for the correlation of new procedures and assays, policy and procedures review and supporting documentation
  • Other tasks assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. Master's degree preferred. A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist is mandatory.
  • 6 years’ experience of running/implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context including 2 years at senior-level.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the current principles and techniques surrounding the management of laboratory services with experience in the coordination and implementation of evidence based Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms.
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.
  • Experience in a laboratory setting in the areas of molecular diagnosis (viral load determination, drug resistance testing, genotyping and nucleic acid sequencing) is a must.

Application Procedure

All Interested and Qualified candidates should apply by email with copies of their application letter, CV and statement of value (not more than two pages) as a Microsoft Word attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Opening closes on October 20th, 2017. The subject of the email should be the JOB CODE and the applicant’s FULL NAME e.g. EXO-07 –Emeka Ayomide Musa. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to present original copies of all relevant certificates for citing during the interview sessions.