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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 - Midwifery

Requisition ID: 2021202038
Location: Bama LGA, Borno
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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc. Nursing, Public health or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse / Midwife
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.

How to Apply
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing

Requisition ID: 2021202039
Location: Bama LGA, Borno
Job Type: Full-time
Supervisor: Field Coordinator

Basic Function

  • Providing 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

  • 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.
  • 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.)

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc. 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.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian organization is highly desirable
  • Understanding of Kanuri is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • 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, Service Orientation, Stress Management
  • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task 
    Compassionate with good communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills 
  • Must be computer literate.

How to Apply
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Pharmacy

Requisition ID: 2021202040
Location: Bama LGA, Borno
Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Provide basic administrative support on a core project and/or technical operations (e.g., coordinating meetings, making travel arrangements, processing expense reports).
  • Supports the planning and execution of project and technical initiatives.
  • Assist with the monitoring of progress towards attainment of objectives and deadlines, reporting results to appropriate staff.
  • Communicates extensively with staff and colleagues. 

Accountabilities
Programmatic Support:

  • Provide administrative support including calendar management, scheduling, and managing expenses.
  • Attend project meetings and prepares pre-meeting and post-meeting notes and memos.
  • Plan for project-related meetings; booking conference rooms; ordering catering; preparing materials, etc.
  • Support logistical arrangements for events, conferences, and workshops, including invitations, and procurement of materials, supplies, refreshments, etc.
  • Support departments, practices and/or projects to manage electronic files and/or review to ensure completion.
  • Provide communication support; compile folders for external stakeholders; keep track of communications materials inventory and work with teams to request additional materials, as needed.
  • Support logistical arrangements for events, conferences, and workshops, including invitations, and procurement of materials, supplies, refreshments, etc.
  • Taking meeting notes and maintain project files.  Maintains filing system of sub-award documents.

Programmatic Administration:

  • Support travel activities for staff and consultants including preparation of expense authorizations, obtaining client travel approval, working with Travel Department to obtain air tickets and advances, and supporting travel expense reporting when required.
  • Assist in the collection of information for use in reports and formats report drafts.
  • Maintain distribution list for project reports.
  • Send reminders to keep team on track with reporting deadlines.
  • Serve as a backup to others at same level.
  • Set up document management site (file share sites).
  • Maintain, copy, and coordinate storage and archiving of files.

Technical Requirements:

  • Assist in technical data collection, review and basic analysis.
  • Provides basic technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for projects.
  • Under supervision conducts searches of published literature, mobile software sites, blogs, on evolving issues.
  • Provides technical administrative support to workplan preparation and finalization.

Operational Support (Security, IT, HR, etc.):

  • Post job descriptions.
  • Arrange interviews.
  • Set-up technology for meetings.
  • Troubleshoots equipment issues.
  • Keep and update list of contacts.

Finance Support:

  • Payment processing: receive invoices in financial system of record, compile payment packages, obtain approvals and submit for processing.
  • Consultant support: compile consultant agreement packages, obtain approvals, and upload in financial system of record.
  • Provide point of contact support for project staff, such as processing reimbursement requests and invoices.
  • May contribute to the development of the project’s budget process.
  • Read and interpret budget to understand tracking.
  • May suggest budget items/approach for tasks.
  • Set up purchase orders in the finance system of record (HQ only).
  • May help track down cost information (other direct costs (ODCs), hotel costs, etc.)

Business Development and Proposal Management Support:

  • Contract deliverables support and tracking: as needed, support with reviewing/uploading project reports and deliverables to the Development Experience Clearinghouse and to the internal Knowledge Exchange.
  • Support business development efforts including assisting with proposal recruitment, document formatting, organizational chart formatting, and performing desk research, as needed.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems that are limited in scope.
  • Problems are routine in nature and are standard procedures and policies.
  • Works independently and within a team on special non-recurring and ongoing projects.
  • Exercises judgment within defined practices and policies to perform duties.
  • Decisions made generally affect own job or specific functional area.

Supervision Given / Received:

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.
  • Uses independent judgment to determine workflow and priorities.
  • Receives instructions on new assignments.
  • Typically reports to a Manager.

Education

  • Associate Degree or its International Equivalent in Civil Society, Communication and Social Marketing, Economic Development, Education, the Environment, Gender, Health, Nutrition, Research, Technology and Youth or a Related Field.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 0 - 2 years of relevant administrative experience supporting projects and/or a technical practice area.
  • Prior experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) preferred.
  • Prior experience using Microsoft Office Suite preferred. 

Competencies:
There are 31 FHI360 development competencies. The focus for this particular job will be:

  • Project Management (Planning and Time Management) - accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks (sets objectives/goals/measures). Breaks down work into steps, schedules, task/people assignments. Marshal's people, time, and resource efficiently. Arranges information in a useful manner and orchestrates multiple activities at once.
  • Problem Solving – analyzes problems, seeks input from others and considers a variety of solutions. Chooses most efficient and effective solutions with attention to the impact that solution has on other projects and tasks.
  • Technical Skills and Learning – lets go of outdated processes and procedures, seeks out resources to enhance technical skills, and readily learns new industry processes, systems and products.
  • Employees are expected to possess or have high potential for development of these three fundamental competencies. 

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English, fluent in host country language as appropriate.
  • Basic knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with project design.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software.
  • Ability to problem solve and recommend corrective action as needed.
  • Strong organizational and attention to detail needed to adhere to project deadlines.
  • Effective communications in information shared by ensuring attention is paid to the specific components (i.e., formatting) of the communication, successful delivery and accountability for specific components (i.e., keeping timelines updated).

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5 - 25 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype / TEAMS, e-mail), office telephone, cell phone and printer / copier.

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10%.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Protection

Requisition ID: 2021202041
Location: Bama LGA, Borno
Job Type: Full-time
Supervisor: Field Coordinator

Basic Function

  • Under the overall supervision of the Field Coordinator (FC) and technical supervision of the Technical Officer - Protection, the Assistant Technical Officer, Protection (A.T.O Protection) will in day-to-day activities; implement Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Protection and GBV Psychosocial Support and Counselling program activities at the field sites’ Safe Spaces, Health facilities, IDP Camps and Host Communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementation of SGBV psychosocial support activities at Safe Space for survivors and identified vulnerable affected population members at risk of GBV.
  • 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 GBV-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 FHI360’s GBV Protection Sub-Sector liaison to external and community partners at coordination meetings at the field site as assigned.
  • Oversees all aspects of GBV Protection at assigned field site.
  • Manage and mentor ATO, Case Management on GBV related cases.
  • Supervise and mentor Community Volunteers in GBV Protection Monitoring and assess and build their capacities.
  • Coordinate with a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and accessible to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.
  • Facilitate group GBV-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 GBV Protection at assigned field sites.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.A / B.Sc in SGBV / PSS or a similar Degree with 1 - 3 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 desirable, and not a requirement.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of SGBV and PSS in crisis situations.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around SGBV.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian security and law enforcement, in regards to SGBV reporting and response.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Experience in social work.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Acts according to FHI360 values; uses ethical considerations to guide decisions.
  • Solid understanding and working experience of safeguarding and accountability.
  • Respectful, willing to cooperate with and support project stakeholders including colleagues, beneficiaries, local community, and local leaders.
  • Safeguarding of Children FHI 360 is committed to protecting the dignity, rights and well-being of all children involved in its programs and activities around the world.

How to Apply
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Environmental Health

Requisition ID: 2021202027
Location: Dikwa LGA, Borno
Job Type: Full-time
Supervisor: Field Coordinator

Basic Function

  • The Assistant Technical Officer, Environmental Health will provide technical and programmatic support in Dikwa LGA.
  • 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with Field 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.A / B.Sc in fields related to WASH / Environmental health with 1 - 3 years post NYSC and relevant experience with a sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings.
  • Familiarity with Humanitarian NGOs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.

How to Apply
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Primary Health Care

Requisition ID: 2021202028
Location: Bama LGA, Borno
Job Type: Full-time
Supervisor: Field Coordinator

Basic Function

  • The ATO Primary Health Care will provide programmatic, technical and operational assistance to supported facilities.
  • Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, the ATO PHC will manage all activities related to supported health facilities in Bama.

Essential Job Functions

  • 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 Bama 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
  • 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
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • 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.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 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.
  • 1 - 3 years relevant experience in clinical setting.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.

How to Apply
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Job Title: WASH Coordinator

Requisition ID: 2021202044
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full-time

Overview

  • The humanitarian crisis in Northeast Nigeria continues to affect millions of people, increasing their vulnerability to disease, poverty, and violence. Of the 1.92 million people internally displaced, 81% are in Borno State.  Across the state, internally displaced persons (IDPs) face hardship due to insecurity and the breakdown of health care services, including a lack of medical professionals, food security, livelihoods and other economic activities.
  • FHI 360 has been operating in Nigeria for over 30 years and in 2017, began providing support to IDPs across the northeast, based in Maiduguri, Borno state. The integrated program provides life-saving and sustaining activities under health, nutrition, WASH and protection.
  • FHI 360 is seeking a WASH Coordinator to lead the WASH component of humanitarian response Northeast Nigeria. The WASH Coordinator is responsible for developing and leading technical programming and plays a critical role in ensuring the organization’s emergency programming is responsive to the needs of conflict-affected populations in Nigeria. They will ensure humanitarian activities are evidence-based and adhere to technical standards for the field, and as circumstances demand, engage at all stages of an emergency, from the initial acute phase to transition and recovery, and will support technical programs from assessment and conception to close-out and evaluation.
  • Based in Maiduguri, this duty station has been designated as high risk or extreme risk and poses a heightened risk or direct threat to personal safety. Applicants should research this location and the associated risks before submitting an application.

Accountabilities:

  • Lead the WASH component with the goal of improving the well-being of affected communities through access to safe and adequate water and improved hygiene practices.
  • Monitor progress on the delivery of all WASH related activities and ensure that objectives are being met on time and on scope per annual workplans.
  • Conduct WASH assessments, provide technical guidance on appropriate emergency activities, and devise sector-specific response strategies for the acute and transitional phases of emergency operations in crisis-affected communities.
  • Provide technical guidance on appropriate emergency activities and devise sector-specific response strategies for the acute and transitional phases of emergency operations.
  • Develop partnerships and ensure effective coordination with local service providers and international organizations operating in the sector and attend WASH cluster meetings.
  • Work with operations staff and partners to ensure commodities and services are procured, handled, and managed properly, in accordance with the organization’s supply-chain management protocols.
  • Manage WASH sector budget including routine expense forecasting and pipeline analysis.
  • Determine staffing needs for emergency programming, conduct recruitment in collaboration with management and home office technical staff, as necessary.
  • Manage field personnel supporting WASH programming.
  • Provide guidance, training, and mentorship for building the capacity of local government, non-governmental organizations, and private businesses for planning and implementation of WASH activities.
  • Maintain a constructive dialogue and technical exchange with field counterparts, implementing partners’ technical staff, and other FHI 360 departments and projects.
  • Work in collaboration with the rest of the project team to ensure that activities are coordinated and implemented on schedule and within budget.
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports as required by FHI 360 and BHA.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of complex scope that require analysis and in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause critical delays or modifications to projects or operations.
  • Ability to exercise judgment that contributes to the organization’s business strategies and develops objectives that align with the department’s strategic goals.
  • Must be able to provide accurate, expert-level advice to reach outcomes that will enable achievement of overall department and organization goals.
  • Demonstrates a responsive, professional attitude that is solution-oriented.
  • Decisions and actions have a serious impact on the overall success of the function.

Supervision Given / Received:

  • Regularly interacts with senior management and HQ based staff.
  • Leads by “managing managers” or other direct/indirect reports in the region / functional area.
  • Ability to motivate, mentor, and empower individuals to achieve expectations and goals set for the functional unit.
  • Provide input on country / project staff performance reviews.
  • In coordination with senior management, hire / terminates country / project staff.
  • Reports to the Response Coordinator.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Environment, Civil or Water Resources or Mechanical Engineering, Geology, Public Health, Human Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.
  • Master or other advanced Degree preferred.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 5 - 8 years leading complex on-site emergency WASH response projects and/or programs.
  • Experience establishing startup operations/projects in new countries preferred.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company of progressive program management experience in humanitarian assistance or related industry experience in a relevant technical area.
  • Demonstrable experience designing and leading technical assessments using proven and effective methodologies; strong background in outcome monitoring and evaluation preferred.
  • Experience coordinating complex programs with wide variety of stakeholders; experience as cluster co-lead preferred.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge and application of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and Sphere standards and Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct.
  • Experience working with Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) and US Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (State/PRM) preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and display evidence of good leadership and influencing skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff and clients.
  • English fluency required; fluency in Portuguese a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable participating both as an effective contributor and a listener in group settings which include senior staff.
  • Well-organized, resourceful, effective, and efficient at coordinating multiple resources to get things done and must have proven track record of successfully working on multiple tasks at once and foresees and plan around obstacles.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity in diverse, cross cultural settings.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to move 5 - 50 lbs.
  • Ability to travel to remote field site locations that lack basic essentials.
  • Candidate must be in good physical condition and understand that medical care is not readily available at duty station.

Technology to be Used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), office telephone, cell phone and printer / copier.

Travel Requirements:

  • 50%.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Accountant

Requisition ID: 2021202049
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full-time

Functions

  • Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the Country Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs / projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Finance Manager to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Work with the Finance Manager to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assist the Finance Manager in monitoring subproject budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
  • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
  • Work with the Finance Manager to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of Country Office and subrecipient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of FHI.
  • Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into FHI’s accounting software program.
  • Support the Finance Manager in preparing reports for submission to donors.
  • Review work of zonal finance staff for accuracy and proper report content. Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
  • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
  • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
  • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc / B.A Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 - 5 years relevant experience. Or M.Sc / M.A Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 - 3 years relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years experience in accounting related to international development programs.
  • Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.
  • CPA, ACA, ACCA or recognized equivalent is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures or the ability to comprehend them.
  • Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.
  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
  • Ability to travel in Nigeria for minimum of 25%.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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