Axios Foundation Nigeria (AFN) Recruits Field Laboratory Advisor

Axios Foundation Nigeria (AFN) is a Not-for-Profit Organization dedicated to increasing access to quality Healthcare and building local capacity in the health sector in Nigeria. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Field Laboratory Advisor

Location: Abuja

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor degrees in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Holder of Microbiology Degree with experience in health commodities logistics can also apply.
  • Master in Public Health or equivalent is desirable.
  • 5 – 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Registered with MLSCN.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fluency in written and oral English.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate coordination with National Integrated Specimen Referral Network (N1SRN) 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.
  • Support and supervise the State Laboratory Coordinators in the assigned region.
  • Ensure that field reports are timely, quality assured and in conformance to the project deliverables.
  • Carry out periodic field support visits to the states and give technical assistance to ensure proper implementation of project activities.
  • Review field reports to ensure accuracy and continuous quality improvement.
  • Respond to GHSC-PSM requests and queries with respect to field activities.
  • Provide leadership to the State Laboratory Coordinators to ensure harmonious working relationship with the State NiRSN Stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all incidents are promptly reported, investigated and resolved through corrective and preventive action management approach.
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Deadline: 24th January, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV’s to: axiosrecruit.ng@axiosfoundation.org
Note: 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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