NGO / Non-Profit Associations

Job For Sample Transport Supervisor at Axios Foundation Nigeria

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: 
Sample Transport Supervisor
: Benue
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct supportive supervisory visits to all facilities with a view to strengthen quality service provision.
  • Submit a monthly report to the Laboratory Logistic officer on the overall situation of sample referral in the state.
  • Build capacity and mentor the transporters on the triple packaging system and biosafety of the NISRN sample transport
  • Provide recommendations for improvement and optimization of the NISRN sample transport
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Carryout POD reconciliation to ensure 100% order fulfilment.
  • Arrangement PODs serially by facility, by state and send to Country Office Abuja.
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant SOPs in discharge of your duties
  • Coordinate the implementation of the NISRN sample transportation and results delivery network across all the health facilities/hubs in the assigned PCR lab/state.
  • Ensure samples are collected from all designated health facilities/ hub sites and transported to PCR laboratory using a common mechanism for sample pick-up, shipment, and the return of results to the health facility.
  • Monitor sample integrity and report from the assigned PCR Labs on a weekly basis and maintain record.
  • Conduct spot check on the Vendors transport facility and cooling devises to ensure compliance with standard requirement.
  • Review on weekly basis or as may be needed routing for sample pickup and result collection.
  • Maintain weekly and monthly record of number of samples transported and result retrieved from PCR Labs for the different specimen type.
  • Submit report using the monthly summary sheet.
  • Document weekly activities using the 3PL report template

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Intermediate/Advanced Computer Skills to include the use of MS Office packages and Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to multi task, set priorities and work independently.
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in written and oral English.
  • Bachelor’s 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.
  • Minimum of 2 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.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to: the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 21st June, 2019.

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