Laboratory Services Officer, Logistics and LIS Job in Nigeria

 We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations across Nigeria. We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV. It is an organization built on strong core values, we believe strongly in commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership, and partnerships.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Services Officer, Logistics and LIS

Location: Abuja (Central Office)

Employment Type: Full-time
Grant duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance

Do You Have What It Takes To Join Us?

  • We are in search of innovative, creative, and self-motivated talents with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position.
  • A reliable individual who is committed, audacious, accountable, and passionate (females and HIV community members are strongly encouraged to apply) with strong core values to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices in the following capacities.
  • A reliable executor who is flexible and can hit the ground running in aiding the organization achieve its goals as it aligns with saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for the most vulnerable. If this typifies you, kindly read on.

Job Summary

  • We are in search of an innovative, creative, self-motivated and dynamic Laboratory Services Officer, Logistics and LIS with excellent and relevant experience and skills in Designing systems, evaluating processes, and implementing sustainable strategies for integrated and quality-focused laboratory service delivery across clinical laboratories - CD4, GeneXpert MTB/Rif, as well as using RDT for HIV Testing, TB L F-LAM, CrAg, RTRI, and COVID-19. Ensuring equipment functionality and optimization within an acceptable turnaround time. Strengthening the 8 core components of the Laboratory Systems - Policy, Training and Retention, Quality Management System, Laboratory Supply Chain Management,Sample Referral System, Equipment Management System, Laboratory Information System, and Biosafety.
  • S/he will Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team within the organization to support cross-cutting and systems-level Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) approaches, and provide direct optimized quality laboratory services in line with National and International laboratory standards, required for clients’ management and program planning.
  • The personnel will Support Laboratory logistics, Commodity Management Module (CMM), Laboratory Information System (LIS), sample management and result tracking, RTK consumption pattern analysis using logistics and service data.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities.
  • Implement a coordination system for efficient quantification and supply of test kits, reagents, program commodities, and other consumables required for laboratory services in collaboration with other coordination and supply chain teams.
  • Responsible for controlling physical inventory of supplies and reagents decisions on the purchase of reagents and consumables with supporting documentation.
  • Coordinate efforts for last mile delivery (LMD) Centrally-procured RTK and related commodities delivery, tracking and reporting.
  • Responsible for program and laboratory consumable management and visibility within the logistics pipeline.
  • Ensures weekly reporting and tracking of laboratory RTKs through Commodity Management Module (CMM) for onward reporting onto NDR.
  • Track commodity utilization, computation of AMC, MoS and physical count SoH for program commodity-related decisions.
  • RTK consumption pattern analysis using logistics and service data.
  • Oversees sample management and result return for VL, EID, HPV, and HIV-DRT sample and TAT Tracking
  • Coordinate horizontal-vertical sample and result management & systems appraisals.
  • Track inter-state re-routing of bulk Viral Load (VL) sample movement by NiSRN.
  • Provide supervisory oversight on intra-state sample referral system by NiSRN; participates at state and National NiSRN stakeholder engagement.
  • Responsible for the functionality of Laboratory Information System and LIMS-NMRS exchange optimization
  • Coordinate with other VL POC, and track Turnaround time
  • Support implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively on sample quality.
  • Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services.
  • Assist in the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.
  • Review logistics indicators and sample rejection rates towards improving performance and quality of service delivery.
  • Collate and review specific-thematic laboratory services report
  • Perform any other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • A valid license to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist, mandatory.
  • 5 years post NYSC experience in implementing public health programs preferably in the NGO context.
  • Experience in core laboratory service delivery and monitoring
  • Knowledge of supply chain and data management systems an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program required
  • Ability to work in a small team
  • Familiarity with standards and federal/state regulations affecting the laboratory and laboratory practices.

Application Closing Date
26th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement (not more than 200 words indicating position and location) in Microsoft Word format to: using the JOB TITLE, LOCATION AND APPLICANT FULL NAME as the subject of the email e.g. Laboratory Services Associate - COM01 - Lagos - ADESUWA NWACHUKWU.


  • It is important to apply via the link and the mail, as applications sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • Qualified Locals and residents of this location are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival, and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received.