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Current Job Vacancies at FHI 360

Jan 14, 2020, 9:26 AM
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 recruiting to fill the positions below:
   
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) - Laboratory Services Requisition No: 2020200043 Location: Dikwa, Borno Supervisor: Project Coordinator Job Type: Full time
Basic Function
  • She/he will also prepare specimens, follow detailed manual tests, oversee automated analysis tests and report tests results to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients
  • The ATO Laboratory Services will be responsible for providing technical assistance and supporting laboratory services to project supported health facilities in Dikwa health facility.
  • S/he will provide technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues at LGA and facility level.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and Ethics
  • Conduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures. Assist with quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs non-routine analysis when given direction.
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Process specimens, conduct testing and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.
  • Operates laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Keep organized records of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses according to written instructions.
  • Recognizes problems and errors and seek corrective actions.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.
  • B.Sc in Laboratory Sciences or related field with 1-3 years post national youth service experience in provision of laboratory support.
  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to care and treatment is required with some experience in an humanitarian area preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa communications.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within 25% time.
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and techniques for the following categories of assays
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues in the community.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
       
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer - Nursing Requisition No: 2020200040 Location: Dikwa, Borno State Supervisor: Project Coordinator Job Type: Full time
Basic Function
  • The Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing will provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures.
  • Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration.
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.),
  • Other duties as may be assigned periodically.
  • Support community-driven approaches to primary health care service delivery.
  • Collect health facility-based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs.
  • Liaise with Community Volunteers and updating overall health facility database on a regular basis
  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort.
  • For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary.
  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions.
Standard Minimum Qualification
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian organization is highly desirable
  • Understanding of Kanuri is a plus
  • B.Sc in Nursing, Public Health or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Compassionate.
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work
  • Results quality orientation, teamwork, flexibility, stress management
  • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
  • Ability to respect and maintain medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • 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.
       
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) - Midwifery (Ngala) Requisition: 2020200065 Location: Ngala, Borno Job type: Full time Supervisor:Technical Officer, Health & Nutrition
Basic Function
  • He/she will also provide antenatal and postnatal advice and support to women and their families.
  • The Assistant Technical Officer, Midwifery will assist female patients in all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control measures are maintained at all times.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Participates in outreach and community health programs (as required)
  • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. trainings, mentoring)
  • Plans care of the patient in collaboration with the site doctor.
  • Provision of direct nursing care i.e. Administration of IV medications, wound dressings clinical observations etc.
  • Maintains all reusable equipment by cleaning and sterilizing appropriately.
  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Provides direct patient care and accompany in the management of pre-natal, antenatal, inpatient and follow-up care for women (including deliveries).
  • Provides comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services including family planning counselling and services to prevent and treat malaria, tetanus, STI, HIV.
  • Provides training and management in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV
  • Provides reproductive health services and counselling to adolescents in the prevention of teen pregnancy, transmission of STI/HIV, and sexual violence related injuries.
  • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized(if any)
  • Ensure high quality maternal health services at all project sites.
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.
  • B.Sc. Nursing, Public Health or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse/Midwife
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work
  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is 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.
       
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation Requisition: 2020200042 Location: Borno State, Dikwa LGA Supervisor: Project Coordinator Job Type: Full Time
Basic Function
  • Primary responsibilities include collecting information on project activities in each sector for proper documentation and reporting of activities.
  • The ATO - M&E will assist in monitoring and evaluating program activities at the assigned field site.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Institute/strengthen disease surveillance and early warning system in project supported facilities and communities
  • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building to project supported facilities
  • Responsible for the complaints and feedback mechanisms /community-based mechanism (community sessions, suggestion boxes, complaint desk)
  • Ensure that hard copies and soft copies of data collected are kept at project sites
  • Responsible for data entry of project inputs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Support implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
  •  Assist in conducting routine monitoring visits to sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision
  • Design monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Participate in regular monitoring exercises such as Post Distribution Monitoring, Client satisfaction survey, KAP and Focus group discussions.
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to supported facilities, including collecting data on project activities and assist in the preparation of weekly/monthly reports.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa languages. Understanding of Kanuri language is a plus,
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Knowledge of the project terrain
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues related to the communities.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff and recipients of assistance.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • A sound understanding of humanitarian assistance programming is desirable
  • MB.BS, MD or its equivalent with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in emergency and constrained settings, INGO experience is most desirable.
  • BSc/BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 - 3 years post NYSC experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
       
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer - Environmental Health Location: Dikwa, Borno Supervisor: Project Coordinator
Basic Function
  • Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the ATO-Environmental Health will supervise project related constructions, monitor and train Community Volunteers on their hygiene promotion to IDPs
  • Other responsibilities will also include training volunteers and community / camp leaders on safe waste management practices and providing support on activities related to environmental health at the health clinic.
  • The Assistant Technical Officer, Environmental Health will provide technical and programmatic support in Dikwa LGA.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Sensitize population on good hygiene practices, focusing on hand washing, safe disposal of solid waste and excreta, latrine cleaning, diarrheal diseases prevention, etc. as adapted from time to time depending on the prevailing public health situations.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities of this post and the post-holder may, from time to time, be required to undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as requested.
  • Participate to the monitoring of all the hygiene and health promotion, and community mobilization activities to ensure target IDPs behavior change and project ownership.
  • Ensure correct delivery and impact of hygiene and health promotion activities, good participation of the target beneficiaries and other local stakeholders, in close collaboration with other NGO partners to avoid duplication of efforts.
  • Mobilize beneficiaries to adapt to essential health and hygienic behaviors and providing training in the target communities as needed.
  • Participate in house –to- house campaign /shows regarding hygiene/health activities in IDP camps and community levels.
  • In close collaboration with Project Coordinator, he/she shall be responsible to design, plan, implement and follow-up hygiene promotion activities such as training of trainers in hygiene promotion for community volunteers, WASH committee members and other stakeholders in LGAs in line with agreed work plan, strategies and methodologies of WASH.
  • Supervise and regular carry out hygiene promotion that is being carry out in targeted locations/IDP camps
  • Identify the most appropriate health, sanitation and hygiene messages for beneficiaries in the targeted LGAs.
  • Developing and evaluating the most appropriate IEC tools/materials for hygiene and health promotion activities.
  • Engage in the appropriate knowledge management (documentation and reports, sharing good practice, lessons learned, and knowledge/ information exchange) at all levels to foster learning, promote evidence-based advocacy and dialogue in the camps and communities.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • BA / BS in field related to WASH / Environmental Health with 1 to 3 years post NYSC and relevant experience with a sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa languages. Understanding of Kanuri language is a plus.
  • Knowledge of WASH and humanitarian programming in emergency situations.
  • WASH technical expertise especially in regard to WASH construction, waste management and hygiene promotion.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
       
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) - Pharmacy Requisition No: 2020200036 Location: Dikwa, Borno State Supervisor: Project Coordinator Job Type: Full time
Basic Function
  • The ATO - Pharmacy will prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders, and dispensing medications by compounding, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensuring proper storage and issuance of all drugs over the duration of the project.
  • Participating in routine quality control audits of all drugs in stock.
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned
  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Carrying out inspection duties as provided for under the Poisons and Pharmacist’s Act, the Dangerous Drug Act and the Food and Drug Decree and other operational legislations
  • Dispensing prescribed medications to in-and-outpatients whilst providing accurate medication advice.
  • Maintaining stores and keeping relevant store records.
  • Preparing extemporaneous medicaments such as mixtures, lotions, ointments, syrups, etc.
  • Provides technical information and advice to other health professionals.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Experience working with a humanitarian organization
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor of Science Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy or its equivalent with 1- to 3 years post national youth service experience managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting /quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Must have a practicing license
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa communications, including presentation and training skills. Understanding of Kanuri Language is an asset.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Sound knowledge of inventory control systems.
  • Experience must include managing health commodity logistics information systems, including forecasting/quantification of medical Commodities.
  • Knowledge of the key principles and approaches to health systems strengthening.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding integrated health programs.
         
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) - Midwifery Requisition: 2020200039 Location: Borno, Dikwa LGA Job type: Full time Supervisor: Project Coordinator
Basic Function
  • The Assistant Technical Officer, Midwifery will assist female patients in all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery. He / she will also provide antenatal and postnatal advice and support to women and their families.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control measures are maintained at all times.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Participates in outreach and community health programs (as required)
  • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. trainings, mentoring)
  • Plans care of the patient in collaboration with the site doctor.
  • Provision of direct nursing care i.e. Administration of IV medications, wound dressings clinical observations etc.
  • Maintains all reusable equipment by cleaning and sterilizing appropriately.
  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Provides direct patient care and accompany in the management of pre-natal, antenatal, inpatient and follow-up care for women (including deliveries).
  • Provides comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services including family planning counselling and services to prevent and treat malaria, tetanus, STI, HIV.
  • Provides training and management in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV
  • Provides reproductive health services and counselling to adolescents in the prevention of teen pregnancy, transmission of STI / HIV, and sexual violence related injuries.
  • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized(if any)
  • Ensure high quality maternal health services at all project sites.
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse / Midwife
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work
  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is 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.
         
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer - Primary Health Care (Dikwa) Requisition: 2020200037 Location: Borno State, Dikwa LGA Supervisor: Project Coordinator Job Type: Full Time
Basic Function
  • Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the ATO PHC will manage all activities related to supported health facilities in Dikwa.
  • The ATO Primary Health Care will provide programmatic, technical and operational assistance to supported facilities.
Essential Job Functions
  • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. training, mentoring)
  • Adherence to the Sphere standard and FHI 360 policy
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned
  • Adheres to relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Participate in outreach and community health programs (as required)
  • Provide health education to patients
  • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized (if any)
  • Work with technical and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data on the life of the project
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of integrated medical services and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of integrated medical services at the facility level
  • Support in project start-up and ongoing project management and administration of activities including beneficiary/community identification, refugees screening site mapping, planning and implementing of all sector activities, working with partners and facilitating monitoring.
  • Contribute to all field work, including working collaboratively with other FHI 360 staff in Dikwa in the implementation of all planned interventions including identification of existing and establishing referral networks, monitoring and supporting to internally displaced person (IDP), host communities and returnees throughout the intervention period.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Provides accurate diagnosis, treatment and management of patients in a primary health care setting
  • Assess patients and refers them for specialized health care (as required)
  • Participate in the delivery of quality health care to patients in a primary health care setting
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel 25% time.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in clinical setting.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • MB.BS, MD or its equivalent with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in emergency and constrained settings, INGO experience is most desirable.
  • Must have a valid practicing license.
       
Job Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant Requisition No: 2020200041 Location: Maiduguri, Borno Supervisor:  Finance and Admin Officer (FAO) Job Type: Full time
Basic Function
  • Under the direction of the FAO, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the state office.
Essential Job Functions
  • Manages incentive payments for community volunteers and field site transactions
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.
  • Assists the FAO in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
  • Assists the FAO 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.
  • Coordinates all administrative and secretarial support services for the state office (as relevant).
  • Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff of the state.
  • Prepare monthly financial report forms which accompany executed sub project documents.
  • Prepare monthly reporting/ budgets data entry into excel spreadsheets and automated MIS reports and disseminate information to state office.
  • Assists the FAO in arranging travel logistics for state office staff, consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
  • Handles all photocopying assignments, development and printing of photographs including reproduction of recorded videotapes for the zonal office.
  • Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
  • 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.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred.
  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business administration
  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years’ post NYSC experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Good knowledge of computer and excellent typing skills.
  • Sound accounting skills
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors and recipients of assistance.
  • Well developed computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft office products.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Resourceful in gathering and providing information.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring.
         
Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer - Primary Health Care (Damasak) Requisition: 2020200066 Location: Damasak (Zanna Umarty St, Borno; F) Supervisor: Technical Officer (Health and Nutrition Services) Job Type: Full Time
Project Description
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions
  • 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.
Basic Function
  • The Assistant Technical Officer (ATO), Primary Health Care (PHC) will triage, examine, diagnose and treat patients in need of primary health care at the FHI 360-funded medical clinic. Based on the diagnosis, the ATO-PHC will prescribe appropriate treatment to patients and suggest follow up as required.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. training, mentoring)
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned
  • Participate in outreach and community health programs (as required)
  • Provide health education to patients
  • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized (if any)
  • Work with technical and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data on the life of the project
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of integrated medical services and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of integrated medical services at the facility level
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Provides accurate diagnosis, treatment and management of patients in a primary health care setting
  • Assess patients and refers them for specialized health care (as required)
  • Participate in the delivery of quality health care to patients in a primary health care setting
  • Adheres to relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in clinical setting.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • MB.BS, MD or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in emergency and constrained settings, INGO experience is most desirable. Must have a valid practicing license
       
Job Title: Project Coordinator Location: Dikwa, Borno Supervisor: Associate Director, Special Projects
Project Description The humanitarian situation remains critical in Northeast Nigeria, with an estimated 7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, and more than 1,926,748 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from 364,635 households. Borno State alone hosts more than 1,441,635 IDPs – approximately 75% of the total number of IDPs in the northeast – 655,728 returnees. Numbers of IDPs, new arrivals and returnees are increasing. FHI 360 has been conducting humanitarian response activities in the health, nutrition, WASH and protection sectors with a substantial on-the-ground presence in Maiduguri, Dikwa, Ngala, Banki. and Damasak. FHI 360 has worked with various donors in Borno state including SNEPCo, the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), UNFPA, UNHCR, USAID and Global Fund. Basic Functions
  • She/he will manage field site staff.
  • The Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the refugee response project activities in Dikwa
Essential Job Functions
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to FHI 360 and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the area of operation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Institute system for continuous quality improvement of delivery of quality health care services in supported facilities
  • Contribute to all field work, including working collaboratively with other FHI 360 staff in Borno state in the implementation of all planned interventions including identification of existing and establishing referral networks, monitoring and supporting IDPs throughout the intervention period.
  • Coordinating with community leaders and other stakeholders and other field-based tasks as assigned.
  • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
  • Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate.
  • Conduct monitoring and data collection as directed by the Director Special Projects, assisting with specific surveys or assessments as needed.
  • Support in project start-up and ongoing project management and administration of activities including beneficiary/community identification, refugees screening site mapping, planning and implementing of all sector activities, working with partners and facilitating monitoring.
  • Ensure the current IHANN project for IDPs implemented by FHI 360 is leveraged on for seamless collaboration and fluid referrals and access to services.
  • Map all health facilities and other resources for identification of and access to such services for IDPs
  • Support health facilities with improved skills for service delivery to IDPs and host communities
  • Provide technical assistance to teams in Dikwa on effective service delivery.
  • Contribute to providing the Country Director with up-to-date information on the affected and targeted community and coordinates beneficiary lists and numbers with different stakeholders.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is required.
  • 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 Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Prior experience implementing any form of protection support is required, preferably in a camp setting.
  • Experience with providing health and non – health interventions strongly preferred.
  • MBBS / MD or similar Degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
  • 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 Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify IDPs according to criteria required.
  • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
  • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
  • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
  • Ability to work under pressure
Success Factors
  • She/he is a problem solver, who is adept in successfully dealing with issues of complexity.
  • She/he is an active listener and contributor, working to create a strong team share ideas and learn.
  • The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude
  • Ideally s/he will have previous experience in working in large-scale emergency programs in insecure and conflict-affected contexts, including remote management and capacity development.
           
Job Title: Deputy Project Director Requisition: 2020200063 Location: Abuja, Nigeria Supervisor: Project Director Job type: Full time
Basic Function
  • As a member of the Program Management Team, the position holder will work with the Project Director to provide oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the Global Fund activities in HQ and the state offices.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure availability of technical resources and integrate their efforts into overall program.
  • Assist in identifying, analyzing and disseminating best practices in the project through the identification of project learning sites and technical support to the national government.
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to share information, coordinate activities and avoid duplication in the implementation of the programs.
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring of sub grants to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
  • Guide and support the state and zonal offices in establishing sound management systems to ensure cohesive implementation of project activities.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to Global Fund requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
  • Coordinate capacity development efforts in support of state offices and implementing agency staff and other partners.
  • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide management support to state offices focusing on  work plans, sub agreement amendments, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs / SFRs, and reporting
  • Develop and oversee execution of systems for initiation, implementation, monitoring Global Fund IAs’ sub agreements.
  • Ensure that FHI delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders (achieve set targets, deliver quality services within timeline )
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with donor and FHI policies by both State Offices and IAs.
  • Lead the development, testing, application and evaluation of PM tools Manage the design of sub grant activities as directed including the preparation of budgets, implementation schedules, modifications, requests and evaluation criteria.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years of relevant supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • 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 relevant supervisory experience.
  • 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 of relevant supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.
  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing of public health / international development programs funded by US government or other international donors.
  • Demonstrated management, supervision, networking and leadership skills working with large, complex
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, administrative, and financial management systems.
  • Diplomatic; demonstrated experience in undertaking high-level policy dialogue with different stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of HIV / AIDS, health systems, decentralization of services and related issues.
       
Job Title: Technical Officer, Accountability Location: Maiduguri, Borno Supervisor: M & E Coordinator
Basic Function
  • The officer oversees that clear and transparent rules for raising and processing complaints are established and that complaints are recorded and addressed by relevant parts of FHI 360 Country Office (CO) within a reasonable timeframe. The Accountability officer will broadly help with ensuring quality in responses through capacity building and support of beneficiaries involved in responding to complaints
  • Furthermore, the officer will utilize the information received through the feedback channel to produce periodic reports and analysis that can strengthen programming and increase overall organizational accountability.
  • The main responsibility of the Technical Officer-Accountability is to contribute to management of a centralized Complaints and Feedback Mechanisms (CFM) within FHI 360 Borno office
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design and support dissemination of information related to CFM in beneficiary, host communities, and relevant partners specifically in relation to confidential complaints mechanisms i.e. complaints boxes, complaint help desk log all complaints received through complaint boxes and refer to relevant focal point for processing
  • Track feedback and complaints and make sure feedback reaches relevant staff/units
  • Assign deadlines for investigation and ensure proper response is generated in reasonable time
  • Manage data analysis and information presentation related to CFM
  • Produce regular internal (and external) reports on complaint trends, response procedures, and relevant issues
  • Support program staff in identifying and addressing all CFM related needs
  • Contribute to documentation and sharing of M&E reports that facilitate evidence-based decision-making, internally as well as with partners and donors
  • Provide support to M&E teams in reviewing information across projects, to ensure that feedback and complaints are considered in programme management decisions. Involve in the assessment, review and learnings/sharing on the performance of CFM Work closely with thematic sectors, stakeholders and beneficiaries to gather information on CFM program monitoring, progress and quality to support the ongoing CFM activities Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Implement FHI 360 CFM system according to guidelines and SoPs developed
  • Manage CFM data and information for all Core Competencies in FHI 360
  • Serve as primary contact for all CFM related issues within the office and with CO
  • Communicate and disseminate CFM standards and guidelines within FHI 360 and conduct training and capacity building of staff involved including topics of CFM, Accountability to Affected Populations and protection of program participants from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA)
  • Support PSEA investigations with utmost discretion if and as designated by Office of Compliance and Internal Audit (OCIA)
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
  • Knowledge and experience in accountability and feedback and complaint mechanism.
  • Experience in working through systems of community participation and accountability.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to hold self-accountable for making decisions and managing resources efficiently.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian programs in North East Nigeria specifically.
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
 
Remuneration The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees: Core Benefits:
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403 (b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan.
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Life insurance
Other Benefits (will vary depending on work location):
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance.
  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Note: The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
  Application Deadline 24th January, 2020.

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