Assistant Technical Officer- Laboratory Services at FHI 360

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated,  locally  driven  solutions.  Our  staff  includes  experts  in  Health,  Education,  Nutrition,  Environment,
Economic  Development,  Civil  Society,  Gender,  Youth,  Research  and  Technology–  creating  a  unique  mix  of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of The Assistant Technical Officer – Laboratory Services within SIDHAS and Alive & Thrive projects.

The Assistant Technical Officer – Laboratory Services will be responsible for providing technical assistance and supporting laboratory services  to project supported health  facilities in Dikwa health facility.

S/he will provide technical  support  on  laboratory  quality  assurance  issues  at  LGA  and  facility  level.  S/he  will  also  prepare specimens, follow detailed manual tests, oversee automated analysis tests and report tests results to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Minimum Recruitment Standards: 

  • BSc  in  Laboratory  sciences  or  related  field  with  1‐3  years  post  national  youth  service  experience  in provision of laboratory support. 
  • Knowledge  of  advanced  laboratory  procedures,  diagnosis  and  management  related  to  care  and treatment is required with some experience in an humanitarian area preferred.   
  • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.  
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable. 
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarin crisis is highly desirable.

For  detailed  information,  please  visit  our  international employment webpage at www.fhi360.org. FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may go to FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careers to register online, and to submit CV/resume. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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