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FHI 360 Job in Gusau for a State Coordinator


FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: State Coordinator

Job ID: 16125
Location: Gasau
Job Function: Global Health

Job Description

  • Malaria Action Program for States (MAPS) is one of the projects under FHI 360.
  • MAPS focuses on supporting the development of infrastructure, resources, systems, and the technical and management capacities necessary for effective malaria control.
  • The project is implemented by three partners and FHI 360 is the lead implementing partner.
  • MAPS project is a five year project which took effect from October 1, 2010; the project recently secured a one year no-cost extension and would be rounding up by September 30, 2016.
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • Reporting to the MAPS Implementation Director, the State Coordinator (SC) shall oversee State level activities of MAPS.
  • In this regard the SC shall provide leadership for the State MAPS team and coordinate the activities of MAPS across all program thematic areas in the State
Key Objective:
  • The State Coordinator will support the strengthening of program management and monitoring and evaluation capacity at state level, oversee the close-out and start-up in compliance with FHI 360 and donor requirements. 
Essential Responsibilities and Specific Roles include
  • Lead the States MAPS team
  • To contribute to the development and review of technical documents, reports, and materials for state specific implementation.
  • Foster a harmonious relationship between MAPS and State level government, donor partners and non-state entities.
  • Participate in technical meetings at state and national levels as determined by the Implementation Director to support state malaria programs.
  • Lead the development of MAPS State specific activity plans; drawing from the annual MAPS work plan and State malaria program operational plans.
  • To provide up-to-date inputs to the annual planning processes of MAPS.
  • To coordinate the implementation of the State MAPS team activities.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Implementation Director.
Qualifications
  • MBBS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with Malaria program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors
  • Or MS/MA in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with Malaria program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors. 
  • Or BS/BA in social science, public health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with Malaria program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Experience in health related work (especially malaria) or project management is essential
  • Experience working with government and donor funded program/development sector will be a strong added advantage
Remuneration
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This 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


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