Field Laboratorian – COVID 19- Sero Prevalence Survey at Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC)

Field Laboratorian – COVID 19- Sero Prevalence Survey

  • Job Type Contract , Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience 2 – 3 years
  • Location Abuja , Kano
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the field team and ensure all data and sample collections are done with utmost quality
  • Work with the household trackers and community mobilizers to ensure only sampled households are surveyed
  • Conduct household and individual interviews
  • Conduct phlebotomy
  • Collect nasopharyngeal swab samples
  • Conduct Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) for Malaria
  • Assure confidentiality of survey participants’ information.
  • Label appropriately, prepare and store lab samples in accordance with required laboratory specifications.
  • Maintain environmental integrity and aesthetics ensuring all areas are safe and clean.
  • Prepare and organize field supplies, and equipment to prevent wastage.
  • Collect and organize supplies ensuring all work areas are restocked appropriately daily, before field activities
  • Document all field activities in appropriate field documentation tools and devices


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in a health-related discipline
  • A Master’s Degree is an added advantage
  • Experience: 2 – 3 years
  • Training certifications in COVId-19 short courses especially IPC is an added advantage

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Participation in Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) or any other household survey in Nigeria as Team lead is required
  • Excellent knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control especially in the context of COVID-19 is required
  • Team management
  • Stakeholders management
  • Skill in Computer Assisted- Personal Interviewing (CAPI) is required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to ask probing questions
  • Strong work ethic and self-starter, able to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapt to change
  • Must be willing to work at the times required by the survey need (this includes evenings, weekends and public holidays).
  • An indigene of the selected state or resident in the state
  • Good reading skill in English and Hausa

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC) on to apply