Laboratory Manager

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, Education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State with a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States agency for international development (USAID), United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

 

We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position under the Global Fund National Alignment for HIV Impact;

 

Position: Laboratory Manager

Number of Persons: 1

Position Location: Ebonyi State

 

Overall Job Function

Incumbent will provide leadership in all laboratories supported by ECEWS focusing on HIV, TB, malaria and other infectious diseases.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise and coordinate services needed to implement high quality clinical laboratory services.
  • Develop long range business plans and implement growth strategies, analyze and manage financial performance and coordination of all laboratory services to ensure optimal synergies of service and quality.
  • Coordinate the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services 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, monitoring laboratory total quality management in high technology laboratories.
  • Plan, direct, and evaluate the work of laboratory personnel; ensuring that test results are recorded and accurately reported.
  • Control physical inventory of supplies and reagents, decisions on the purchase of analytical equipment, correlation of new procedures and assays, policy and procedures review and supporting documentation.
  • Collaborate with other managers and health care workers to establish and maintain laboratory services to support public health programs and disease control in the community.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

 

Reporting & Supervision:

The position reports to the State Team Lead

 

Requirements

  • Degree in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Valid Certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist with MLSCN mandatory
  • 7 years’ experience in a practical setting
  • Knowledge and experience in design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Reproductive health and other related emerging chronic and contagious diseases will be an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and database applications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

Note

This vacancy will close on the 3rd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: careers@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE POSITION OF

INTEREST WITH PREFERRED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.