FHI 360 Careers in Nigeria, August 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 positions below:

 

Job Title: State Program Manager
Job ID: 18957
Location: Port Harcourt
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The State Program Manager is part of the senior management team for FHI360 Nigeria, in a decentralized country management structure and forms part of the strategic team that directs the operations of FHI360 Nigeria overall.
  • S/he is responsible for program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the interventions implemented by FHI360 and its partners in the assigned state.
  • S/he is accountable for judicious use of all resources entrusted with FHI360 and its partners in the assigned state.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; ensures appropriate program monitoring and accurate financial and programmatic reporting to the Country Office.
  • Work with the relevant departments to establish and execute a capacity development plan to provide assistance to the state office for effective program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Provide overall supervision for FHI360/Nigeria state office staff and ensure compliance with technical, programmatic, contractual and financial requirements set by FHI360 and its donors.
  • Responsible for the overall management and coordination of FHI360 activities at the state office.
  • Serve as the point of contact of FHI360 with government officials and coordinate and collaborate with all public sector and NGO partners at the state.
  • With the assistance of the country office M&E staff, monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet contractual, financial and programmatic goals.
  • With technical assistance from country office technical specialists, provide programmatic/technical assistance to all local FHI360 partners in the design, implementation, modification, monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Coordinate all capacity building activities for FHI360 partners at the state level.
  • Review periodic reports (programmatic and financial) submitted by all collaborating partners at the state office level and forward same to the country office.
  • Undertake regular monitoring visits to project sites as necessary.
  • Ensure that all FHI360 assets and other resources are effectively managed.
  • Collaborate with other IPs based in the state to coordinate project activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MBBS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Or MS/MA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Or BS/BA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Salary & Benefit
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Finance and Administrative Officer
Job ID: 18062
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
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:
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Job Title: Field Coordinator
Job ID: 18754
Location: Banki, Borno
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.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Field Coordinator will be responsible for managing and coordinating field site operations, facilities, supplies and support services and ensuring the public and staff areas of the office premises are kept in good order so as to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency and the optimal use of facilities.
  • S/he will manage field site staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all field site operations including all logistical support for program activities and ensure that all facilities at the field site run efficiently.
  • Supervise field site staff.
  • Update the Project Coordinator & Maiduguri Response Team on all program activities.
  • Contribute to planning and coordination of field activities.
  • Plan and organize ordering and stocking of program materials.
  • Coordinate and ensure effective and smooth management of the car parking space at the field site.
  • Oversee the upkeep, rehabilitation and maintenance of facilities including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Logistics or related field with 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with donor-funded procurement rules and regulations is an advantage.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Chief of Party
Job ID: 18773
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • FHI 360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Chief of Party on an anticipated USAID-funded project to improve the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state/LGA-specific goals and objectives.
  • The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements.
  • The proposed COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal qualities and should have extensive experience in public/international health. S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders.
  • The proposed COP should have solid track record in managing the implementation of large scale programs with similar complexity. S/he should have solid technical knowledge in HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases (malaria and TB), maternal and child health, Health Systems Strengthening, Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance etc.
  • Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results.
  • Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements.
  • Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program.
  • Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion.
  • Ensure compliance with all donor- related, organization’s, and program-specific policies.
  • Supervise and mentor all senior management staff.
  • Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization’s and USG regulations.
  • Oversee the sub-contract and sub- grant cycle from pre-award to close- out including solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring and close-out of sub-awards based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure that they are in line with the organization’s policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations.
  • Oversees project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub- awards and lead the preparation of budget amendments/modification for negotiation with donor.
  • Recruit, supervise, mentor, and motivate project team which includes staff from the organization and international and national partners.
  • Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with federal government and regional entities to support project implementation.
  • Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project.
  • Coordinate with other donor implementing partners on common objectives and activities, as needed.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree (or higher) preferred in Public Health or Medicine;
  • At least 8-10 years’ experience in managing complex public health programs or programs of similar scope and size;
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language;
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience;
  • Experience with USG rules and regulations;
  • Experience operating in insecure environments.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer-Protection (Females Only)
Job ID: 18938
Location: Dikwa
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

  • The ATO-Protection will provide psychosocial support activities at one of three field sites’ health facilities and safe spaces.
  • Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, she will manage all activities related to SGBV/PSS at their assigned field site.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for SGBV psychosocial support activities to support social cohesion at field site.
  • Manage and mentor case workers on GBV case management.
  • Provide supportive supervision to community volunteers to monitor the applications of their training knowledge.
  • Coordinate with a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and access to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.
  • Facilitate group PSS activities at safe spaces and in the community.
  • Conduct quarterly activity review sessions with beneficiaries to identify what activities are working and what activities need to be improved.
  • Serves as organizational liaison to external organizations at coordination meetings and conference as assigned.
  • Oversees all aspects of Protection at assigned field site.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in SGBV/PSS or a similar degree with 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in SGBV and PSS with a sound understanding of protection in humanitarian relief settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Director, Medical & Community Services
Job ID: 18786
Location: Abuja
Detailed Description

  • FHI 360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Medical & Community Services on an anticipated USAID-funded project to improve the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions to meet state/LGA-specific goals and objectives.
  • The Director of Medical & Community Services will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the service delivery (clinical and community) components of the program.
  • He/she will lead the implementation of the program design to ensure quality service delivery consistent with the national and international standards and guidelines.
  • S/he will be the technical lead in program implementation.
  • S/he will lead in the use of program data for program improvement and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt.
  • S/he will support all the technical program staff and will manage any clinical and community related issues in the program.
  • Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Lead technical design, oversight, and monitoring of activities for HIV prevention, care and treatment activities.
  • Provide technical leadership in the area of demand creation to maximize HIV testing and counselling and creating linkages.
  • Responsible for leading community engagement (leaders, youth, households, and males) to expand knowledge on HIV testing.
  • Responsible for strengthening community and facility -based health delivery structures to optimize ART eligibility and retention in care and treatment.
  • Contribute detailed and accurate technical deliverables and reports to fulfill USAID reporting requirements.
  • Supervise a team and contribute to implementation of annual program work and plans.
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Qualifications

  • Medical Doctorate (M.D.) or equivalent (D.O. or non-US equivalent of M.D.). or A master’s degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or a related discipline.
  • Eight years of experience designing and implementing Public Health programs especially HIV/AIDS, TB and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) in developing countries. In-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS program including Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support, PMTCT HIV/TB, OVCs as well as cross-cutting areas such as Health Systems Strengthening (HSS).
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.
  • Significant experience in relevant program management or technical advisory roles in complex health projects in Nigeria.
  • Expertise in HIV care and treatment activities.
  • Knowledge of community-level challenges impacting care and treatment delivery. Previous experience working with community based care givers and community support groups.
  • Demonstrated knowledge about gender and development, and demonstrated experience and proficiency in managing programs that mainstream gender.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategies that employ evidence-based approaches to meet project targets, especially under rigorous timelines.
  • Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, and international staff.
  • Proven leadership, inter-personal and cross-cultural skills, and ability to build and motivate diverse teams.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.

Salary & Benefit
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Deputy Response Coordinator
Job ID: 18917
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
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.
  • The Deputy Response Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to assist the Response Coordinator with the management of all humanitarian activities of the local government areas (LGAs) of Nigeria– Dikwa, Ngala, and Banki – with potential for additional sites in the future as the Integrated Humanitarian Assistance in Northeast Nigeria (IHANN) project grows.
  • Under the supervision of the Response Coordinator, and with input from the Nigeria Country Director and Technical Director for Crisis Response, the Deputy Response Coordinator will fill a critical role on the response team in country overseeing all OFDA funded program staff and program activities from the Maiduguri office, as well as program support functions related the project.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Supports and manages the development and execution of the emergency response strategy for the IHANN project in coordination with the Response Coordinator, Technical Director for Crisis Response, and Nigeria Country Director.
  • Supervises 7 staff members involved with the Human Resources, Security, Operations, and Finance functions of the project.
  • Oversees the operational and financial functions of the project to ensure compliance and efficiency with company SOPs.
  • Provides active leadership and overall management of the country emergency program and support all aspects of preparedness planning and action.
  • Ensures that programs are implemented in a cost effective, consultative, participative and gender sensitive way.
  • Provides oversight of ER teams in the LGAs, ensuring that the team members are working in line with the established policy, strategy and guidelines.
  • Work closely with supply chain to ensure that procurement’s are made in a timely manner while remaining in compliance with FHI 360 and donor rules and regulations, and ensure that proper procurement procedures are followed by project staff.
  • Manages coordination with key stakeholders e.g. government authorities, donors, and Humanitarian partners and represents FHI 360 in coordination forums e.g. humanitarian clusters.
  • Plans and directs project schedules and monitors budget/spending.
  • Organizes project(s) activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints.
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the job function.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities for designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
  • Reviews project proposals and plans to determine scheduling, budget, procedures, staffing, and allotment of resources needed for projects.
  • Establishes work plans, project teams, and SOPs to meet project goals and ensure compliance with policies.
  • Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective team-work.
  • Responsible for induction of project staff, ensuring their familiarity with mandate values, quality standards, policies and program objectives and their individual responsibilities in upholding these standards and policies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International equivalent – Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 8+years of project management and/or emergency response experience.
  • Experience working with OFDA preferred.
  • Certification in project management preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in multi-sector project management and implementation.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate.
  • Experience operating in insecure environments.
  • Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer-Case Worker
Job ID: 18937
Location: Ngala, Borno
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

  • The Case Worker will provide programmatic and operational support in one of the three field sites.
  • Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, the case worker will engage clients including appropriate capture of the SGBV survivors’ stories, needs and concerns, and comprehensive communication on available services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage family members of survivors’ and empower them with skills to help survivors’ cope.
  • Engage clients to capture stories, needs and concerns, and communicate on available services.
  • Facilitate referrals to critical services meeting survivors’ needs.
  • Provide individual counseling to survivors’
  • Coordinate with a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and access to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.
  • Assist in facilitating group PSS activities at safe spaces and in the community.
  • Conduct quarterly activity review sessions with beneficiaries to identify what activities are working and what activities need to be improved.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in social with 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in SGBV and PSS with a sound understanding of protection in humanitarian relief settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in social work is desired.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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