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Jun 1, 2020, 7:07 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 positions below:
     
Job Title: Data Hub Officer Location: Damaturu, Yobe Supervisor: Senior Technical Officer, M&E
Basic Functions
  • Under the direction of the STO, M&E, the Data Hub Officer will be responsible for the day to day operations of managing activities related to the Data Hubs in Yobe state under the USAID AENN activity.
  • S/he is responsible for the planning, maintenance and development of databases and dashboards associated with the Data Hubs, with a strong focus on information management, utilization and capacity building.
  • The data management incorporates the following principles: (i)data remains consistent across the database; (ii)data is clearly defined; (iii)users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs; (iv)there is provision for data security and recovery control (all data is retrievable in an emergency). The application design includes web, desktop and mobile GIS applications. Other responsibilities include the design and creation of spatial products, including maps, digital data, reports and statistics.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Administer and maintain the Data Hubs; monitors and optimizes all data flowing into the Data Hubs including relevant project-level data.
  • Support capacity building efforts with education authorities and other partners related to data management, visualization and utilization.
  • Coordinate data management issues (e.g., updating records, query management, Internet reports) within the data users’ group.
  • Run checks to ensure the security and confidentiality of program data.
  • Monitor research staff’s compliance with confidentiality policies to assure that security standards are met.
  • Assist in the management of the Data Hub hardware and software, including system development and maintenance, recommend purchase of new hardware and software maintenance of records and reports relating to database operations and data/project archives.
  • Assist project team in preparing project results for presentation at regional or national conferences, and in preparing articles for publication, with some supervision.
  • Assist in development of data procedural protocols, update, and reviews.
  • Develop standardized programming and data documentation procedures relevant to the Data Hubs.
  • Train others in specific data processing and design tasks.
  • Design / create special maps and digitizes the maps to GIS datasets. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • BSc / BA degree in Statistics, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years post national youth service relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA Statistics, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years post national youth service relevant experience.
  • Strong background in database management is required. Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Data management skills including a background with a range of data management platforms and associated technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently complete assigned tasks, train and facilitate learning and professional development among colleagues.
  • Familiarity with client/server or multi-platform application development.
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of personnel on hardware and software needs. Ability to speak Kanuri or Hausa is an added advantage.
  • Advanced knowledge of relational database concepts and skills utilized in creating and maintaining relational databases and linking them with GIS.
  • Knowledge of geographic information system concepts and management.
  • Ability to perform spatial analysis of moderate difficulty and present results in a clear and comprehensible way, either orally or as written reports.
  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
       
Job Title: Monitor & Evaluation Director Requisition: 2020200857 Location: Abuja, Nigeria Job type: Full time
Job Summary
  • We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director for an upcoming USAID-funded opportunity in Nigeria entitled, Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (LEARN).  This position will be based in Nigeria – in Abuja or field offices in the project’s target states – and is contingent upon award.
Project Description
  • The anticipated Nigeria Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (LEARN) Program will support the government of Nigeria to accelerate the mastery of reading skills for children in the early primary grades in select states of Nigeria.
  • The anticipated 5-year activity is expected to build upon the results of the existing USAID Northern Education Initiative Plus, improving reading outcomes for Nigerian pupils in grades 1-3 by helping Nigerian government institutions and schools effectively leverage their resources and ensuring program schools are safe, supportive, and conducive to learning.
Position Description
  • The MEL Director is responsible for establishing and managing the project’s overall M&E system, tracking all progress made towards meeting program/contract results, indicators, and targets, including impacts on access, retention, reading outcomes, community engagement, gender, and disability-inclusive measures, ensuring that they are being consistently and systematically tracked and reported.
  • He/she collaborates with and oversees sub-grantees to provide feedback on data collection and indicators; analyzes data reported from sub-grantees; and supports training of M&E personnel in quality assurance methods.
  • He/she collaborates with the program team to design operations research to support learning, evaluation, and planning, and oversees the implementation, analysis, dissemination, and use of research products.
  • He/she shares MEL data and improvement plans and collaborates with staff and stakeholders on strategies for program improvements for greater program effects.
Job Summary / Responsibilities
  • Designs and oversees the monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities of the project
  • Leads the design, development, planning, and implementation of the MEL plan and project evaluation activities, including the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention-linked research
  • Develops strategies and tools for the design and implementation of monitoring of specific technical components
  • Works closely with the technical team leads to co-design monitoring tools, select indicators, and determine field monitoring responsibilities
  • Ensures tool compatibility and coordination within the M&E framework, and consistency with national and donor requirements
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance, and developing and setting up systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements
  • Focuses on strengthening the M&E system, building capacity of partners and staff, and improving alignment and support to host-country M&E systems
  • Supports the project’s Collaborating, Learning, Adapting (CLA) framework
  • Undertakes periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems, and participates in planning M&E system strengthening actions
  • Provides guidance on information systems for quality assurance, as well as best practices documentation and reporting
  • Oversees the publication and dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned, and other program results to ministry counterparts, donors, program partners, and other key stakeholders
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Evaluation, Demography, Social Science, Economics, or other relevant discipline
  • At least five years of experience related to monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on education or social-sector programs required; experience in early grade reading research or assessment preferred
  • Experience in design and implementation of M&E systems for USG-funded projects
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with program staff and partners
  • Proficiency with relevant software (Stata, SAS, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas)
  • Proven supervisory experience
  • Fluency in English
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply        
Job Title: Programs Officer Requisition: 2020200881 Location: Maiduguri, Borno Supervisor: Senior Programs Officer
Basic Functions  
  • As a member of a program team, provide programmatic support and specific expertise for the Addressing Education in Northeast Nigeria Project and program implementation in select geographic regions.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the implementation of projects and/or country programs, and ensure on-going program management, monitoring, and reporting on the country and regional programs.
  • Respond to a variety of programmatic, financial, administrative and logistics needs, and requirements generated from senior management and donors for select countries in the assigned geographic region and acts as the primary point of contact for select countries.
  • Coordinate the provision of technical and management support to projects and/or established country programs.
  • Participate in resource development efforts to identify Resource Development opportunities contribute to the proposal development process. Process sub-agreements and task orders; monitoring program progress as well as financial expenditures and subproject deliverables.
  • Provide input into the development and maintenance of the Department’s program management systems and tools.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reports and other relevant documents for field programs, e.g., quarterly implementing agency and country office program implementation and financial reports.
  • Contribute to the Division’s annual work planning and budgeting processes, including identification of potential projects for bilateral or third-party funding.
  • Assist in determining the feasibility of developing new projects based on current initiatives and capabilities.
  • Ensure application of FHI policies and procedures to programs. Provide leadership and team building at the task level Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and requirements
  • BS/ BA in Public Health or related field, and 5 - 7 years relevant experience with international development programs and field experience.
  • Overseas field experience required. or MS/MA in public health or related field, and 3 - 5 years relevant experience with international development programs and field experience.
  • Overseas field experience required
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Process sub-agreements and task orders; monitoring program progress as well as financial expenditures and subproject deliverables.
  • Provide input into the development and maintenance of the Department’s program management systems and tools.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reports and other relevant documents for field programs, e.g., quarterly implementing agency and country office program implementation and financial reports.
  • Contribute to the Division’s annual work planning and budgeting processes, including identification of potential projects for bilateral or third-party funding.
  • Assist in determining the feasibility of developing new projects based on current initiatives and capabilities.
  • Ensure application of FHI policies and procedures to programs.
  • Provide leadership and team building at the task level Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally at least 25%.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
     
Job Title: Chief of Party Requisition: 2020200858 Location: Abuja, Nigeria Job type: Full time
Job Summary
  • We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party for an upcoming USAID-funded opportunity in Nigeria entitled, Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (LEARN).  This position will be based in Nigeria – in Abuja or field offices in the project’s target states – and is contingent upon award.
Project Description
  • The anticipated Nigeria Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (LEARN) Program will support the government of Nigeria to accelerate the mastery of reading skills for children in the early primary grades in select states of Nigeria.
  • The anticipated 5-year activity is expected to build upon the results of the existing USAID Northern Education Initiative Plus, improving reading outcomes for Nigerian pupils in grades 1-3 by helping Nigerian government institutions and schools effectively leverage their resources and ensuring program schools are safe, supportive, and conducive to learning.
Position Descriptions
  • The Chief of Party is responsible for the overall implementation and oversight of the project, including:  managing the annual work plan and budgeting process; creating/maintaining an effective project management team; overseeing an effective monitoring and evaluation system; and coordinating activities and sub-partners to achieve results.
  • This individual will be the primary liaison with the funder (USAID), key stakeholders, and other implementing partners.
  • Her/his primary responsibilities are to provide overall leadership, management oversight, and technical direction for the program, ensuring an integrated vision across components and actors, with a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract.
  • The Chief of Party will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments.
  • S/he will supervise activity implementation and ensure activities meet stated goals and reporting requirements.
  • The Chief of Party will have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Public Administration, International Development, or related field from an accredited university required; Masters, Ph.D. or Ed.D. is preferred
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in similar education intervention activities, and experience managing complex international donor-funded development activities in challenging environments
  • Relevant management, supervisory, budgeting, technical experience working with programs that are of a similar scope and scale to this program
  • Demonstrated leadership, effective organizational development, partnership-building, managerial, teambuilding and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines across a broad geographic area
  • Proven ability to coordinate with government stakeholders, as well as non-governmental organizations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of United States Government rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting
  • Fluency in English
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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