FHI 360 Jobs in Nigeria, 7th June 2017

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to
improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven
solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition,
environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth,
research and technology –
creating a unique mix of capabilities to
address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more
than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Job ID: 18218
Location: Maiduguri
Job Description

  • North-east Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian
    crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of
    emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities,
    lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to
    unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has
    been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding
    activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis. FHI 360 is
    expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis
    through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the  Procurement and Logistics Manager,
    the  Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of
    administrative and logistical services to the project, as well as some
    accounting and procurement support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the PLM in arranging travel logistics for project staff,
    consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and
    where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
  • Assists the PLM in arranging logistics for procurement deliveries.
  • Assists the PLM by preparing procurement request forms.
  • Assists the PLM in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
  • Assists the PLM in the maintenance of an efficient records/storage of all office supplies.
  • Serves as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
  • Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff of the zone.
  • Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
  • Act as a receptionist: answers the telephones in an appropriate,
    clear and friendly manner, takes and relays messages or forwards calls,
    greets and directs office visitors, receives/sends correspondence,
    keeps fax log and any correspondence.
  • Perform office equipment tasks such as making needed arrangement
    for services for telephone and e-mail, obtaining quotations for
    required services, arranging for repairs of office equipment.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • University degree in accounting, finance or recognized equivalent
  • Experience with administrative and secretarial skills
  • Accounting skills is an added advantage
  • Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Senior Finance and Administrative Officer
Job ID: 18062
Location: Port Harcourt
Job Description

  • The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization
    designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as
    epidemics.
  • Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between
    governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by
    the diseases.
  • The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to
    support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most
    in need. Since 2003, the Global Fund has invested more than 1.4 billion
    dollars in the fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provide main support with problem resolution on CO cash
    accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited
    questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state level.
  • Ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the
    state office, including checking account, equipment and supply registers
    and all accounting records.
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities.
  • Oversee contractual issues for the state office.
  • Ensure continuous flow of funds to state office and to sub recipients.
  • Provide support to and coordinate the FHI/Nigeria activities within Global Fund and other donor guidelines and regulations.
  • With relevant parties from programs, finance and contracts and grants, develop subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Oversee capacity building activities and other support to local implementing agencies (IAs) in the focus states
  • Serve as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
  • Coordinate all administrative and secretarial support services for the field office (as relevant).
  • Keep proper office records/filings as appropriate.
  • Record minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the field staff.
  • Coordinate all travel details/logistics for the staff,
    consultants and TDyers’ including booking hotel accommodations and
    arranging for airport and hotel pick-ups.
  • Provide logistic support for workshops and trainings.
  • Coordinate all records/storage of supplies for the country office.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration
    or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business
    Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant
    experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in office management and administration.
  • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required
  • Experience in managing financial records of donor-funded
    organizations, and familiarity with donor and local contractual
    procedures is an advantage.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Nutrition Coordinator
Job ID: 18697
Location: Maiduguri
Job Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian
    crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of
    emergency assistance.
  • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to
    livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of
    malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria
    for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to
    respond to the IDP crisis.  
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this
    humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection
    interventions
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Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The nutrition coordinator is responsible for designing,
    overseeing and coordinating the nutrition programs, as well as liaising
    with various external partners. S/he reports to head of mission, medical
    and nutrition advisor at headquarters level.
  • The panel of activities in a nutrition programs includes:
    Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach,
    Assessments and surveillance interventions (nutrition surveys using ENA
    for SMART, coverage surveys, sentinel site, LQAS etc.) Infant and Young
    Child Feeding partners, Capacity building of local partners, community
    mobilization and research projects.

Management of the Nutrition Program:

  • Follow up and ongoing analysis of the context.
  • Definition, supervision and monitoring of FHI 360 Nutrition
    programs, in compliance with international and national guidelines and
    in coherence with identified humanitarian needs.
  • Provision of continuous guidance and technical support.
  • Design and ensure the use of monitoring tools.
  • Ensure compliance of programs in terms of achieving objectives in current grants.

Team Management:

  • Management and evaluation of nutrition program managers; elaboration their Job description.
  • Provision of technical and organizational support and trainings to the nutrition program managers.

Reporting:

  • Compilation, analysis and feedback on monthly reports from the nutrition program managers.
  • Ongoing communication with nutrition advisor in HQs.
  • Technical input in donor reporting.

Representation and internal/ external communication:

  • Coordination with other technical departments at coordination
    level (Health, Food Security and Livelihood, Water Sanitation and
    Hygiene, Logistics and Administration).
  • Represent FHI 360 at national and regional level in nutrition and health technical meetings.
  • Participate in the external coordination with nutrition partners
    and governmental bodies and provide technical support and guidance in
    the nutrition sub-committee and cluster, where relevant.

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent inter-personal, communications and representative skills (written, oral, cross-cultural).
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural teams.
  • Skills in training and management.
  • Ability to manage own work.
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure.

Qualifications

  • B Nurse, nutritionist or medical doctor.
  • Masters in public health or nutrition or related subject is desirable.
  • Second language skills are desirable.
  • Minimum 3 years field experience in nutrition program in a relief NGO, ideally in a similar role.
  • Minimum 1 year in a position of requiring managing a team of expatriates is desirable.
  • Fluent in English and Hausa

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Clinical Nutritionist
Job ID: 18699
Location:
Dikwa, Borno
Slot: 3
Descriptions

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian
    crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of
    emergency assistance.
  • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to
    livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of
    malnutrition and food insecurity.
  • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now
    expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this
    humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection
    interventions.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Position is responsible for better nutrition among communities
    through treatment clinical symptoms of severe acute malnutrition and
    prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation through
    provision of therapeutic food, routine drugs, health and nutrition
    education and capacity building and technical support to the ministry of
    health in the management of severe acute malnutrition.
  • Ensure effective management of clinical and other ailments at OTP
  • Plan and organize OTP at designated distribution sites in liaison with OTP Supervisor and DNPM.
  • Work closely with FHI 360 staffs to ensure all aspects of the
    programme are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place
    to and from the OTP and the programme is well integrated into the
    health systems.
  • Work closely with the teams to ensure all children are screened correctly
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams,
    including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the
    OTP/Stabilization.
  • Ensure comprehensive health checks and treatment according to the protocols.
  • Ensure correct clinical diagnosis at the time of assessment so
    that the patient receives appropriate treatment in the relevant program.
  • Timely identification of complications, non-responder, and referrals to the SC.
  • Review the forms completed by staff to ensure completion, accuracy and coherence.
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies
    and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with
    logistics.
  • Follow-up and provide feedback to the PHC Doctor/ OTP Supervisor
    on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not
    comply with specified quality standards.
  • Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner.
  • Through liaison with the community health workers and
    mother-to-mother group facilitator, provide effective follow up of all
    cases: particularly tracing of children who are absent from the
    programme, sick children, long stay children, children not gaining
    weight, and children with social problems etc.
  • Provide key health and education messages to beneficiaries based the protocol and guidelines.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the
    program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the OTP/SFP sites.
  • Perform any other duties requested by the immediate supervisor
  • Supervise medicines administration in OTP activities
  • Follow and respect the current protocols specially drug
    administration i.e. for de-worming, malaria, polio and measles, and
    micronutrient mineral/ Vitamin A supplements targeting children and PLW.
  • Add the activities linked to health and nutrition education in the protocols.
  • Participate in the follow-up of orders and consumption.
  • Achieve ideal weight gain for enrolled patients as early as possible.
  • Analyze the nutritional situation.
  • Compile the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and draft a report on activities
  • Network and coordinate with the relevant sectors
  • Establish good relationship with the Local Government Area authorities and community leaders.
  • Establish a network with the other actors in the working area (I/NGO)
  • Establish a good understanding of the program within the community
  • Establish link and meetings with the community leaders and different group existing in the working area.
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Additional Responsibilities

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the
    employee will also perform other related tasks as required and
    responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement
    of the specific assigned task.
  • Inform PHC Doctor/ OTP Supervisor and the Deputy of any professional problems encountered.
  • Conduct all duties in a professional manner following FHI 360 Nigeria staff regulations and charter.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Nursing
  • 1-2 years’ experience in CMAM/SC preferably in the NGO sector
  • Registered Nurse
  • Experience working with a humanitarian organization
  • Fluent in English and Hausa.

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability and willingness to travel to villages and stay at the field if required.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when
    faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long
    distance walking to distribution sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position



Job Title: Stabilization Nurse
Job ID: 18698
Location: Dikwa
Slot: 3
Job Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian
    crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of
    emergency assistance.
  • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to
    livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of
    malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria
    for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to
    respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this
    humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection
    interventions

Job Summary / Responsibilities
Position is responsible for nutrition rehabilitation among admitted
cases through treatment of clinical complications of severe acute
malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition
situation through provision of therapeutic feeds, routine and
specialized medicines, health and nutrition counseling, and capacity
building and technical support to the SC and pediatric Unit in the
management of complications associated with severe acute malnutrition:

  • Ensure effective management of complications related in the hospitalized cases
  • Effectively following the SC protocols for the medical care of the SAM cases with complications.
  • Work closely with SC and Pediatric staff to ensure all SC
    protocols are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place
    to and from the OTP.
  • Prepare plan of action for effective SC implementation in consultation with the SC Supervisor and Pediatrician.
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and documented, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP.
  • Ensure comprehensive health checks, checking Vitals, frequent
    medicines and feed administration and treatment according to the
    protocols.
  • Ensure timely therapeutic preparation, provision and monitoring.
  • Completing and updating the patient file to ensure a track of patient progress
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and therapeutic feed
    supply and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with
    logistic.
  • Follow-up and provide feedback to the SC Supervisor on the
    amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with
    specified quality standards.
  • Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner
  • Ensure cases not meeting admission criteria return home or
    referred to the appropriate programme as early as possible and counsel
    the family why their child is not admitted
  • Through liaison with the community health worker and
    mother-to-mother support group facilitator mobilizers and nutrition
    volunteers, provide effective follow up of default case.
  • Provide key health and education messages to beneficiaries based on the protocol and guideline.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the SC.
  • Follow-up and ensure good interaction with the beneficiaries.
  • If there is a problem, find out what is wrong and find a solution or else contact your immediate supervisor.
  • Perform any other duties requested by the immediate supervisor.
  • Network and coordinate with the relevant units in the hospital
  • Follow and respect the current protocols specially drug
    administration i.e. for de-worming, malaria, polio and measles, and
    micronutrient mineral/ Vitamin A supplements targeting children and PLW
  • Liaison with the Paediatric unit, pharmacy, store, EPI and MNCH as and when required.
  • Add the activities linked to health and nutrition education in the protocols.
  • Participate in the follow-up of orders and consumption.
  • Compile the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and draft a report on activities
  • Facilitate Ward rounds with the nutritionist and medical officer
  • Prepare and update the medical and nutritional record for Ward rounds on a regular basis.
  • Convene the ward rounds and update on patient progress.
  • Preparation and Administration of Therapeutic feeds/medicines with recording of patient progress.

Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to work in the intensive care settings and able to respond properly to live saving emergencies and resuscitation.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when
    faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long
    distance walking to distribution sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Nursing
  • 2-3 years’ experience in CMAM/SC preferably in the NGO sector
  • Registered Nurse
  • Experience working with a humanitarian organization
  • Fluent in English and Hausa

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

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