Posted: 01-07-2023

DAMIEN FOUNDATION (DFB) is a non-profit humanitarian medical organization affiliated with Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB) and is supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in Edo; Ekiti; Kwara; Lagos; Ogun; Ondo; Osun; and Oyo states in the control of Tuberculosis and leprosy.  As a sub-recipient (SR) to the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) in the implementation of the Global Fund PPM NFM3 grant, DFB has been vested with the responsibilities of the control and management of Tuberculosis in the private healthcare facilities across the PPM states. DFB also supports the sample logistics system across the DFB coverage states.

In order to strengthen the implementation of the sample logistics system in the Global Fund TB PPM program in the DFB Coverage States, Damien Foundation Nigeria (DFB) is seeking for qualified persons to fill up the positions below.

Position:      Sample Referral Consultants (PPM Grant)

Experience: 2-3 years of experience in logistic management. Experience in TB-related program(s) will be an added advantage


Locations: Edo; Ekiti; Kwara; Ogun; Ondo; Osun; and Oyo States

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the technical guidance and overall supervision of the Program Manager (TB PPM Grant), the Sample Referral Consultants shall be responsible for the following:

  • Provide technical support and oversight on monitoring and evaluation of Sputum Movement in the State of assignment.
  • Provide technical support to the riders in ensuring that programmatic data and administrative support are accurately captured and reported according to set guidelines.
  • Process, verify and present relevant sample shipment data for monthly reimbursement
  • Support the DFB IT officers as well as the DFB M&E officers in ensuring the regular maintenance of the sample shipment database/information system
  • Conduct routine monitoring and supportive supervisory visits to each local government in their state.
  • Support the programme department in the monthly appraisal of the adhoc staff involved in sample logistics
  • Support the DFB IT officers in harmonizing the data submitted in the shipment forms with those on the sample referral dashboard
  • Regularly monitor the retrieval of the results of samples sent to the GeneXpert/AFB microscopy labs
  • Ensure the effective transportation of samples from the facilities to the designated laboratories and in accordance with the Global Fund PPM policy
  • Regularly monitor the retrieval of TB investigation results and their uploading on the DFB sample dashboard and MATS application


Education / Experience

  • Minimum of BSc/B.A/HND in Biological/Medical Sciences or it relevant field with at least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous leadership experience in a related role will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with competency in Microsoft office package.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Applicant's experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above
  • Age: Not more than 35 years

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae and Cover letter in with position applied for as subject via link.

Kindly note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
13th July, 2023.