Job Opportunities for Laboratory Scientist, Maternal & Child Health Screening Laboratory at Laboratory of Medicine for Africa

PerkinElmer - Laboratory of Medicine for Africa is a subsidiary of the First Foundation group, a privately owned healthcare development company, located in Lagos, Nigeria with over thirty years in the business. Laboratory of Medicine for Africa is at the verge of commencing a maternal & Child health Screening programmes to cover the whole of Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Scientist - Maternal & Child Health Screening Laboratory

 Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • The Laboratory Scientist serves as an entry level professional, performing a broad range of complex assignments in the Maternal & Child Health Screening Laboratory.
  • The position is located in Lagos, Nigeria. Laboratory of Medicine for Africa offers benefits including a competitive base salary, an accommodation, official car and a driver as well as 30 days annual leave.

Job Requirements

  • A University Degree/equivalent in Medical Technology, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Molecular Biology or similar field
  • Experience equivalent to 4 years of full time clinical laboratory work which must include the use of PerkinElmer instrumentation for maternal and child health screening
  • English Language - both for writing and oral communication

Job Decription
  • Tests dried blood spot specimens from new-borns for evidence of inborn errors of metabolism, selected hemoglobinopathies and pregnant mothers for Non-invasive prenatal testing
  • Adhering to a rigorous Quality Assurance program is a necessity to guarantee accurate and precise clinical results.
  • Build and train local capacity to carry out similar tests in the laboratory as well other location(s)
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • In conjunction with the supervisor assist in building local capacity to run such test in the laboratory

Deadline:28th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application and CV's to:

For more information please contact Abdullahi Lawal, Sales Support Coordinator at PerkinElmer, or by phone +358503246401 on December 11th - 20th 2017 at 13:00 - 15:00 and January 8th - 22nd 2018 at 14:00 - 15:00

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