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Assistant Technical Officer – Laboratory Services at Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)


Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer – Laboratory Services

Location: Cross River
Job Category: Fixed Term

Job Description

  • Will support the implementation of high-quality laboratory services including building laboratory capacity at health facility sites to combat HIV, TB, malaria and other infectious diseases across all EpiC supported facilities and communities.
  • In addition, provide support to EpiC supported facilities to improve the quality of laboratory services available in the facilities in line with National guidelines.
  • Provide technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services at the designated states of activity implementation and other settings as appropriate.
  • Carry out quality control functions/ activities, in collaboration with the state team, of the labs, including quality control inspections schedules and the collection of quality control records; ensure the availability of high-quality documentation.
  • Develop quality control and quality assurance systems in collaboration with existing personnel and systems and ensure related documentation, training and monitoring.
  • S/He will provide technical leadership and technical support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment in EpiC-support health facilities in Cross River State.
  • Also, s/he will coordinate the design, planning and implementation of the laboratory component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including ART in collaboration with state and community level project clinical staff, laboratory specialists and state and local government stakeholders.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • BMSL Degree in Laboratory Sciences or related field with 1-3 years post national youth service experience in provision of Laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
  • Knowledge of advanced Laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to PCR Lab.
  • Certification or License to practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system such Teaching Hospitals and NGOs is highly desirable.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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  • Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

Application Deadline  18th April, 2022.