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FHI 360 Job in Calabar for a Graduate State Technical Officer

Dec 2, 2015, 11:22 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.

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: State Technical Officer (RMNCH)

Job ID: 16482
Location: Calabar

Job Description

With the support of the Associate Director, Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers RMNCH, the state Technical Officer (RMNCH) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health services at FHI 360 state offices.

Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health activities at FHI 360 sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN and related stakeholders.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based activities including strengthening referrals and linkages by mentoring community-based organizations and support groups to strengthen linkages to services.
  • Work with the country and state office teams to conduct routine data analysis and contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of RMNCH and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.
  • Support demand generation for RMNCH service at FHI 360 supported facilities
  • Assist the State Senior Technical Officer in providing support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, RH, FP and MCH focal points, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the donor.
  • Assist in conducting routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • MBBS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in public health with a sound understanding of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable:
    • Experience within Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills particularly Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to travel 40% time.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding reproductive, child health and HIV.
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, facility staff and government stakeholders.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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