Medical Laboratory Scientist at Diadem Consults Initiative Limited


Diadem Consults Initiative Limited / GTE; formerly Diadem Consults Limited / GTE, is a solution and service provider to complex health and environmental problems. It is wholly Nigerian owned and was established in 2010 by an energetic and qualified team of professionals from various disciplines.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist

Location: Obio Akpor, Rivers

Job Summary

  • The Laboratory technician would support the laboratory team to effectively support all programs and clinical activities within the communities and the OSS One stop shop.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take samples and perform medical laboratory investigations requested by the clinical staff in the clinic and within the community.
  • Keep laboratory equipment operational and following the operating instructions
  • Perform quality control tests and calibrate laboratory equipment where applicable.
  • Liaise with clinical staff for viral load sample collection and optimization for all clients enrolled into the program.
  • Ensure timely logging in of samples collected to the PCR lab while adhering to SOPs.
  • Adhere to and practice use of universal precautions and proper waste management at the clinic.
  • Take inventory of laboratory supplies and ensure adequate stock levels for essential commodities
  • Maintain the confidentiality of clients and accord them dignity
  • Document information and maintain daily logs and laboratory equipment record books.
  • Undertake other activities as assigned by the Clinician and technical officer.


  • Level of Education – Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years work experience or a Master’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science with 2 years work experience
  • Language requirements – English – excellent
  • Level of IT expertise required – good
  • Desired number of years of prior experience in a similar role – 3 to 5 years
  • Effective organizational, planning and administrative skills
  • Ability to work well individually and in a team.
  • Current registration with the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
  • Effective Laboratory Quality Management System skills
  • Experience in public health and infectious diseases
  • Effective Laboratory data management and research literacy skills
  • General Communication, supervisory and interpersonal skill level – Excellent



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location for which you are applying and your full names – starting with the surname first, other names as the subject of the mail. Example: Medical Laboratory Scientist (Obio-Akpor) – OKAFOR, Tola Amina


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Diadem Consults Initiativeis an equal opportunity employer.
  • Key populations have equal opportunities and are encouraged to apply

Application Deadline  20th December, 2021.