Senior Technical Associate - Quality Management System (QMS) at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte

Posted on: Wed 07-12-2022

APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of prevention, care and treatment services to patients with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Malaria; Reproductive Health; Family Planning; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and other non-communicable diseases of public health significance.

We are recruiting a qualified person to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Technical Associate - Quality Management System (QMS)

Requisition ID: api-97862

Location: Abuja

Employment Type: Full-Time

Department: Laboratory Services

Reporting To: Assistant Technical Officer, QMS

Job Task / Summary of the position

  • The incumbent will assist the QMS Lead in the implementation of QMS program across all supported facilities under the RELIANCE project.
  • Assist in the development and review of quality documents, audit/assessment tools, plan QMS audits/mentorships, and ensure that audits are conducted according to schedule.  

Job Description

  • The incumbent will support the implementation of functional Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) across all RELIANCE Laboratory networks.
  • Maintain the Central Document Master list of relevant documents and tools – generic SOPs, manuals, guidelines and all Laboratory related documents and records.
  • S/he will design systems for the continual monitoring of the selected Quality indicators to monitor the impact of LQMS in the reliability of laboratory results.
  • Support the conduct of internal audits, investigation of non-conformities and monitoring of the implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive action across the network of supported Laboratories
  • Support the central level and facility specific trainings on ISO 15189 based Quality Management System
  • Work with the supervisor to ensure development, implementation and maintenance of Quality indicator dashboard for all laboratory at different level of QMS implementation in the RELIANCE laboratory networks.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, be registered with Medical Laboratory Science council of Nigeria (MLSCN)
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ professional experience in the implementation of Laboratory Quality Management System
  • High level of proficiency in relevant computer applications, particularly MS Word, MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent interpersonal, management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work alone and as part of the team
  • Ability to multitask, manage time efficiently, negotiate and meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated, energetic self-starter who can think and act self-sufficiently.

Application Closing Date

13th December, 2022.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online