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Laboratory Quality Assurance Officer, TRACE

Apply now Job no: 492525
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Nigeria - Abuja Capital Territory
Categories: Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as Laboratory Quality Assurance Officer – Nigeria. The incumbent will be responsible for development and distribution of QA/quality control (QC) SOPs, job aids and tools for TRACE projects. He/She will also be responsible for coordinating collection of blood units from state IPs to the NRL, receiving, processing (if necessary) and storing the units for production of QC panels, training panels (TPs) and proficiency testing (PT) panels.

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Technical Officer position by February 2020.The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree or HND in medical laboratory technology, medical laboratory sciences, Degree in related Biological Sciences or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in HIV testing laboratory, laboratory quality management systems is required and in the management of HIV projects/programs would be an added advantage.

The incumbent will have a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of stakeholders (e.g. Ministry of Health, local government authorities, partner organizations, civil society and donors). He/She should have Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices. The Technical Officer should possess fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English.

To view a full job description, please click here Download File Laboratory QA Officer, TRACE.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

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