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Current Recruitment at FHI 360

Sep 17, 2020, 11:07 PM

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 position below:

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing

Requisition: 2020201692
Location: Borno (Gamboru Ngala LGA)
Job type: Full-time
Supervisor: Technical Officer, Health and Nutrition Services

Project 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

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.)

Job Requirements
Standard Minimum qualification:

  • B.Sc. 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 & Attributes:

  • 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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Communications Specialist

Requisition: 2020201700
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job type: Full-time
Supervisor: Deputy Chief of Party

Basic Functions

  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, the Communications Specialist will perform functions related to the documentation of program success stories, best practices and lessons learnt as well as internal / external communications and media monitoring.
  • S / he will support the development and implementation of strategies to raise AENN media profile, as well as help to ensure project adherence to USAID and FHI 360 branding and marking requirements.
  • This position also provides support to all key internal and external events to develop strong public relations for the program.

Duties and Responsibilities
Strategic Communications Role:

  • Support production of communication materials including success stories, bulletins, brochures and other promotional material.
  • Monitor implementation of the communication style guide for all external and internal communication materials (TV and radio programs, presentations, speeches and other documentation).
  • Provide creative, editorial and operational support for communications initiatives and report on progress Maintain library system for all communications materials.
  • Coordinate to conduct Most Significant Changes (MSC) technique to capture the project success stories and good practices.  Respond to requests from FHI 360 country office and headquarters as well as USAID for information to internal / external audiences.

Media Communications & Public Relations Role:

  • Monitor media, local and donor opinion concerning relevant health areas, FHI 360 Nigeria, and USAID to gauge the effect of the information dissemination strategy and to provide feedback to inform adjustments to future information programming.  
  • Support to develop, implement and evaluate the project’s media (including online) strategy in consultation with supervisor.
  • Support to develop and pitch proactive media opportunities in consultation with programs team.
  • Support to write and distribute media releases and support production of regular, legally compliant email newsletters and notices to target audiences.
  • Develop online communication materials including video content to increase our social media presence (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn).
  • Prepare a standard information package on project activities that can be shared with visitors and media as required (including success stories, photos, maps, newsletters and other documents as appropriate).
  • Develop and maintain an updated contact directory of key contacts from different sectors.

Events Management Role:

  • Provide support for public events such as VIP visits, USAID delegate visits, launches, disseminations, exhibitions, conferences etc.– including setting purposes and objectives, roles and responsibilities; pre-planning, briefings, logistics, schedules, presentations, posters, exhibition stands and post conference evaluation.
  • Maintain a calendar of key events in close collaboration with program and technical staff members and implementing partners.

Brand Management Role:

  • Support to ensure effective implementation and adherence to AENN project branding strategy and marking plan.
  • Support to ensure proper acknowledgement of AENN project and donors for their contributions.
  • Support to ensure proper and consistent use of AENN project and USAID logos in line with the project’s branding strategy and marking plan in all supported publications, commodities and activities / events.   
  • Implement plan to promote presence of AENN project and USAID at both national and local level to highlight the contribution made in the field of education.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision and monitoring visits to project sites to ensure donor and organizational visibility (branding). Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Master's level degree with at least 5-7 years works experience. Bachelor’s level degree with 7-9 years’ work experience in a similar capacity in an NGO / INGO.  
  • Desirable: A minimum of three years demonstrated successful experience in public relations, communications, or related field, is preferred.
  • Ability to travel in Nigeria minimum of 25%.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience in writing, editing and proofreading within a public relations, journalism or communications role.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships among media representatives, local NGO partners and project staff.  
  • Experience in online communications including: developing and implementing online strategies (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, You Tube) and maintaining websites Knowledge of USAID branding and marking requirements and production policies.
  • Ability to creatively craft information messages in various media formats targeting a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to initiate and implement activities with minimal supervision and manage high volume work flow with multiple tasks.  
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing

Requisition: 2020201689
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Technical Officer, Health and Nutrition Services

Project 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

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.),

Note: This job posting 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.

Standard Minimum Qualification

  • B.Sc. 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 & Attributes:

  • 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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Data Hub Specialist
Requisition: 2019201840
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor

Basic Function

  • Under the supervision of the MEL Advisor, the Data Hub Specialist will oversee the development and management of education-oriented Data Hub activities within the USAID Addressing Education in Northeast Nigeria (AENN) activity in both Borno and Yobe states.
  • The Database Specialist will partner closely with State and LGA-level education authorities in both states, as well as project staff and other stakeholders, to build capacity in data collection, management, visualization, analysis, utilization, and oversee the flow of education data collection from a range of sources and ensure that data is used for decision-making.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide overall technical and managerial coordination for all Data Hub and related work within the AENN program.
  • Develop and manage work plans and budgets for Data Hub activities. Evaluate the capacity of key partners and develop a capacity building plan related to Data Hub work for education authorities and other stakeholders in both Borno and Yobe states.  
  • Lead capacity building efforts with a range of partners and stakeholders around data collection, management, analysis, visualization, reporting and utilization.   Oversee design and implementation of Data Hub systems at LGEA level (including data collection, data flow management, data management, analysis, visualization and results reporting).   Support the preparation and organization of AENN review meetings, including the semi-annual adaptive management workshop.  
  • Provide technical support to state partners and data managers to strengthen Data Hub monitoring systems. Manage the information-gathering process for results and performance reports, in addition to other briefings, summaries, papers, presentations, etc. for various audiences as needed, related to Data Hub activities.
  • Document good practices, lessons learned, data to inform policy, and implementation issues, etc. Collaborate with the HQ R&E team across various aspects of project work related to the Data Hubs.
  • Carry out all other tasks to support monitoring, assessments and research in AENN sites. Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • B.Sc/BA degree in Computer Engineering, Statistics, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years post national youth service and relevant experience.
  • Or MSc/MA in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years post national youth service and relevant experience.
  • Strong background in geospatial and health information systems (GIS), data utilization, data management, information management and/or database management is required and NGO/INGO preferably.
  • Experience working in crisis or conflict-affected areas is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation of education programming in Nigeria. Knowledge of education in emergency concepts is an added advantage Basic project management skills, such as developing work plans and budgets.
  • Strong background in information management, ideally including government information management systems in education or a related sector. Knowledge of information management technologies.
  • Experience partnering with governments on capacity building activities.
  • Ability to speak Kanuri or Hausa is an added advantage.
  • Strong understanding of how to effectively visualize and utilize data for decision-making.
  • Ability to use wide range of technologies for data management and visualization. Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software and working knowledge of data processing computer packages.
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple project activities and deadlines.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding formative learning processes.
  • Proficient writing and verbal communication skills.  Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain good working rapport with staff and other AENN partners.
  • Relevant computer software and internet skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).  Familiarity with ODK software and/or tablet-based monitoring is desired.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria a minimum of 40%.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Note

  • This job posting 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.
  • FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law

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