Laboratory Manager at a New Private Medical Diagnostic Center

A new Private Medical Diagnostic Center in the heart of Port Harcourt, Rivers State is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Manager

Location: Port-Harcourt, Rivers

Job Description

  • Supervise performance of a range of clinical laboratory tests and analysis on biological samples.
  • Supervise performance of standard procedures according to established protocols.
  • Monitor implementation and maintenance of ISO 15189 standard.
  • Ensure staff safely follow laboratory and procedure protocols.
  • Oversee Utilization, calibration, configuration and/or troubleshooting of laboratory testing systems and instruments.
  • Analyze, verify and manipulate laboratory data.
  • Adhere to time and priority management.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
  • Provide effective communication with effective interpersonal skills.
  • Write and speak clearly and concisely.
  • Ensure staff safely work with, properly store or eliminate various laboratory reagents, chemicals, media and other lab materials.
  • Ensure staff safely operate laboratory equipment with good hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Maintain and assist with order and inventory of equipment, supplies and reagents for the lab.
  • Perform literature searches using computers and databases.
  • Understand and use computer databases in managing the LIMS.
  • Work with the Quality Manager to plan and conduct internal audits as well as external audits
  • Perform as a team member and foster a cooperative team environment.
  • Report to the COO
  • Maintain records of tests examination; plot or chart results according to approved procedures.
  • Supervise hiring, training and scheduling of work assignments for all operational and support staff
  • Manage and direct the daily operations of the laboratory.
  • Manage sample transportation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) with a current annual practicing license
  • 5+ years of progressive management or supervisory experience
  • 10+ years of post-graduation experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Experience in medical laboratory accreditation is an advantage
  • Evidence of Management training or MBA is an advantage
  • Must be trained on the 12 Essentials of Medical Laboratory Quality Management System
  • Must be trained on Logistics and Supply chain Management
  • Training on biosafety and Infection Control is an advantage

Skill Set:

  • Effective data trending, document control, and technical bench skills
  • Strong problem-solving, training, team building, and mentoring abilities
  • Leadership and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Implementation of ISO 15189.

Remuneration / Benefits

  • Remuneration is attractive
  • Pension available
  • Individual and family health Insurance available
  • Good work environment.

Application Closing Date

12pm; 27th February, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send in a Cover Letter with CV as PDF or Word document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Interview holds the following week for shortlisted candidates.
  • Subject of the email must be title of the job as stated, to be considered.
  • Qualified Medical Laboratory Scientists not residing in Port-Harcourt, who are willing to relocate, are encouraged to apply.