Manager, Laboratory Diagnostics at Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP)

The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization established to promote better health outcomes for all Nigerians through creation of strong and sustainable health systems. The organization evolved from Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2011 and has continued to support family-focused, comprehensive high-quality, HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities in Nigeria.The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Manager, Laboratory DiagnosticsCode: LAB-01Location: AbujaUnit: Laboratory ServicesJob DescriptionThe incumbent will report to the Director, Laboratory Services and provide support in the planning, coordination and implementation of laboratory services delivery and laboratory related activities across health facilities and communities.Coordinate the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services delivery 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 and monitoring laboratory total quality management in high technology laboratories.S/he will be responsible for the design, coordination and monitoring of the Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement mechanism and Sample Referral Network across varying levels of healthcare and geographical locations.S/he will ensure optimal functionality and linkage of the Laboratory Information System.S/he will design and coordinate a system for the real time monitoring of laboratory functionality and equipment capacity utilization; and trending to inform evidence based decisions.S/he will support for the correlation of new procedures and assays, policy and procedures review and supporting documentation.

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