FHI 360 Is Hiring [4 Positions]

Posted on :

13 Mar, 2018

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Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria, Non profit Organization Jobs

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, technology, communication and social marketing – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions below:

 

Job Title: Senior HIV/Health Advisor (OVC)
Requisition – 2018200564
Locations: Lagos, Calabar-Cross River
Job Type: Full time
Basic Function

  • As a member of the technical leadership team, the Senior HIV/Health Advisor (OVC) will ensure technical excellence through contributions made to project implementation at the community level supporting vulnerable children and families.
  • She/he will report directly to the Technical Director and will work to ensure that vulnerable children and adolescents have improved access to age-appropriate health services, particularly HIV services.
  • S/he will support the implementation of learning agendas, tool development and relevant strategic initiatives. The incumbent will liaise closely with technical advisors from other sectors to ensure seamless quality programming.
  • She/he will be knowledgeable about evidence-based and state-of-the-art OVC (Orphans and Vulnerable Children) service delivery approaches that contribute to HIV epidemic control. This position is contingent on the issuance of USAID funding and the selection of applicants is subject to USAID approval.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist the Technical Director to provide technical leadership and technical support related to Health and HIV/AIDS outcomes for children and families.
  • Identify evidence-based strategies and interventions to increase children and adolescents’ access to age-appropriate health services, addressing the barriers that prevent access.
  • Support the COP and Technical Director in monitoring project progress vis-a-vis expected objectives, and ensuring effective usage of resources and compliance with donor requirements.
  • Ensure an effective and comprehensive continuum of care for children and adolescents living with HIV.
  • Contribute efforts to strengthen referrals and coordination mechanisms between communities and health service providers, particularly with facility-based HIV services.
  • Lead coordination efforts with health sector stakeholders in the private and public sector.
  • Manage efforts to increase young children’s access to quality child health services and adolescents’ access to youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services.
  • Collaborate with the project’s COP and Technical Director in the successful programmatic and technical implementation of the project including the timely completion of high-quality work plans, accurate reports, and other mandated deliverables.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Masters level degree in public health or a field of study related to the program scope of work, with at least seven years’ experience managing and advising HIV programs, and at least three years’ experience in OVC programming.
  • Bachelor degree in Public Health or other relevant subjects with at least nine years’ experience managing and advising HIV programs, with at least three years’ experience in OVC programming.
  • Experience in sexual and reproductive health programming for adolescents
  • Understanding of PEPFAR OVC programming priorities, strategies and monitoring and evaluation tools and systems.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, considering cultural and language difficulties.
  • Knowledge on global best practices in pediatric HIV prevention and care and treatment.
  • Willingness to travel regularly and in difficult circumstances.
  • Leadership qualities and ability to create synergies where applicable.
  • Experience in sexual and reproductive health programming for adolescents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the health context and health system in Nigeria, and preferably in the South / South West.
  • Understanding of PEPFAR OVC programming priorities, strategies and monitoring and evaluation tools and systems.
  • Experience in sexual and reproductive health programming for adolescents
  • Knowledge on global best practices in pediatric HIV prevention and care and treatment.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, considering cultural and language difficulties.
  • Willingness to travel regularly and in difficult circumstances.
  • Leadership qualities and ability to create synergies where applicable.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Diplomatic; demonstrated experience in undertaking high-level policy dialogue with different stakeholders.

Remuneration
The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

Core benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance

 

Job Title: State Coordinator
Requisition: 2018200603
Location: Bauchi
Job Type: Full time

Basic Functions

  • The State Coordinator will ensure program quality in his or her assigned state, alignment and collaboration with other states, and implementation in accordance with USAID, FHI 360 and global standards.
  • S/he will supervise program implementation and staff for state-based implementation.
  • The State Coordinator also will serve as the program’s liaison with key stakeholders, including state officials of the education bureau, administrators and faculty members at select educational institutions, and NGOs.
  • S/he will ensure the state program is implemented according to approved work plans, meets scheduled deliverables, and realizes stated goals.
  • Working under the supervision of the program’s Chief of Party, the State Coordinator will take on the following roles and responsibilities for implementation of all aspects of the program in their assigned state:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities to ensure that program goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
  • Participate in the strategic development of program implementation strategies to achieve the technical objectives of the program.
  • Review program implementation tools (cooperative agreement, work plan, budget, performance monitoring plan, program audits and assessments, etc.) to determine funding, procedures, staffing, technical assistance, and allotment of other resources needed for successful implementation of priority activities.
  • Establish work plans, program teams, and standard operating procedures to meet program goals and ensure compliance with federal rules and regulation, FHI 360 policies and procedures, and local laws.
  • Identify, and as applicable provide, appropriate guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve program goals.
  • Identify, establish, and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on program matters.
  • Provide leadership to the program team, ensuring clarity regarding program priorities, activities, and timelines, as well as the allocation of resources necessary to achieve program objectives.
  • Ensure alignment and coordination with regional activities implemented under the program.
  • Oversee the development of the program’s periodic technical and financial reports to USAID and other key stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective and constructive communications about the program and FHI 360.
  • Model and encourage effective team-work, especially to enhance the role and effectiveness of program staff members.
  • Ensure that all program staff members are fully familiar and operating in accordance with FHI 360’s values, quality standards, policies, and program objectives, as well as their individual responsibilities for upholding these standards and policies.
  • Identify, develop, and conclude private sector partnerships in support of the program and its stakeholders, including partnerships and other strategies for realizing a significant cost-share requirement.
  • Develop an effective communications strategy and team to manage program reports, marketing materials, and outreach activities.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc/BA in Education or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years experience in managing and implementing education development activities in Nigeria, and specifically in a senior manager position.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Education, or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years relevant experience with USAID or other international development programs.
  • Demonstrated significant and recent experience in a leadership role on a donor-funded activity relating to education is required.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for-profit organizations.
  • Excellent management and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members.
  • Effective diplomacy and outreach skills to establish and maintain positive working relationships with local governments, local and regional stakeholders, USAID and other donors, and the international community (including other donor-funded programs).
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multisectoral development project.
  • Excellent community mobilization, advocacy and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • 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%.

Remuneration
The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

Core benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance

 

Job Title: State Coordinator
Requisition: 2018200602
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full time

Basic Functions

  • The State Coordinator will ensure program quality in his or her assigned state, alignment and collaboration with other states, and implementation in accordance with USAID, FHI 360 and global standards.
  • S/he will supervise program implementation and staff for state-based implementation.
  • The State Coordinator also will serve as the program’s liaison with key stakeholders, including state officials of the education bureau, administrators and faculty members at select educational institutions, and NGOs.
  • S/he will ensure the state program is implemented according to approved work plans, meets scheduled deliverables, and realizes stated goals.
  • Working under the supervision of the program’s Chief of Party, the State Coordinator will take on the following roles and responsibilities for implementation of all aspects of the program in their assigned state:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities to ensure that program goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
  • Participate in the strategic development of program implementation strategies to achieve the technical objectives of the program.
  • Review program implementation tools (cooperative agreement, work plan, budget, performance monitoring plan, program audits and assessments, etc.) to determine funding, procedures, staffing, technical assistance, and allotment of other resources needed for successful implementation of priority activities.
  • Establish work plans, program teams, and standard operating procedures to meet program goals and ensure compliance with federal rules and regulation, FHI 360 policies and procedures, and local laws.
  • Identify, and as applicable provide, appropriate guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve program goals.
  • Identify, establish, and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on program matters.
  • Provide leadership to the program team, ensuring clarity regarding program priorities, activities, and timelines, as well as the allocation of resources necessary to achieve program objectives.
  • Ensure alignment and coordination with regional activities implemented under the program.
  • Oversee the development of the program’s periodic technical and financial reports to USAID and other key stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective and constructive communications about the program and FHI 360.
  • Model and encourage effective team-work, especially to enhance the role and effectiveness of program staff members.
  • Ensure that all program staff members are fully familiar and operating in accordance with FHI 360’s values, quality standards, policies, and program objectives, as well as their individual responsibilities for upholding these standards and policies.
  • Identify, develop, and conclude private sector partnerships in support of the program and its stakeholders, including partnerships and other strategies for realizing a significant cost-share requirement.
  • Develop an effective communications strategy and team to manage program reports, marketing materials, and outreach activities.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc/BA in Education or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years experience in managing and implementing education development activities in Nigeria, and specifically in a senior manager position.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Education, or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years relevant experience with USAID or other international development programs.
  • Demonstrated significant and recent experience in a leadership role on a donor-funded activity relating to education is required.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for-profit organizations.
  • Excellent management and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members.
  • Effective diplomacy and outreach skills to establish and maintain positive working relationships with local governments, local and regional stakeholders, USAID and other donors, and the international community (including other donor-funded programs).
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multisectoral development project.
  • Excellent community mobilization, advocacy and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • 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%.

Remuneration
The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:
Core benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance

 

Job Title: State Coordinator
Requisition: 2018200601
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Job Type: Full time

Basic Functions

  • The State Coordinator will ensure program quality in his or her assigned state, alignment and collaboration with other states, and implementation in accordance with USAID, FHI 360 and global standards.
  • S/he will supervise program implementation and staff for state-based implementation.
  • The State Coordinator also will serve as the program’s liaison with key stakeholders, including state officials of the education bureau, administrators and faculty members at select educational institutions, and NGOs.
  • S/he will ensure the state program is implemented according to approved work plans, meets scheduled deliverables, and realizes stated goals.
  • Working under the supervision of the program’s Chief of Party, the State Coordinator will take on the following roles and responsibilities for implementation of all aspects of the program in their assigned state:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities to ensure that program goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
  • Participate in the strategic development of program implementation strategies to achieve the technical objectives of the program.
  • Review program implementation tools (cooperative agreement, work plan, budget, performance monitoring plan, program audits and assessments, etc.) to determine funding, procedures, staffing, technical assistance, and allotment of other resources needed for successful implementation of priority activities.
  • Establish work plans, program teams, and standard operating procedures to meet program goals and ensure compliance with federal rules and regulation, FHI 360 policies and procedures, and local laws.
  • Identify, and as applicable provide, appropriate guidance and training to managers and staff to achieve program goals.
  • Identify, establish, and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on program matters.
  • Provide leadership to the program team, ensuring clarity regarding program priorities, activities, and timelines, as well as the allocation of resources necessary to achieve program objectives.
  • Ensure alignment and coordination with regional activities implemented under the program.
  • Oversee the development of the program’s periodic technical and financial reports to USAID and other key stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective and constructive communications about the program and FHI 360.
  • Model and encourage effective team-work, especially to enhance the role and effectiveness of program staff members.
  • Ensure that all program staff members are fully familiar and operating in accordance with FHI 360’s values, quality standards, policies, and program objectives, as well as their individual responsibilities for upholding these standards and policies.
  • Identify, develop, and conclude private sector partnerships in support of the program and its stakeholders, including partnerships and other strategies for realizing a significant cost-share requirement.
  • Develop an effective communications strategy and team to manage program reports, marketing materials, and outreach activities.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc/BA in Education or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years experience in managing and implementing education development activities in Nigeria, and specifically in a senior manager position.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Education, or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years relevant experience with USAID or other international development programs.
  • Demonstrated significant and recent experience in a leadership role on a donor-funded activity relating to education is required.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for-profit organizations.
  • Excellent management and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members.
  • Effective diplomacy and outreach skills to establish and maintain positive working relationships with local governments, local and regional stakeholders, USAID and other donors, and the international community (including other donor-funded programs).
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multisectoral development project.
  • Excellent community mobilization, advocacy and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • 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%.

Remuneration
The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

Core benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance

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

Application Deadline  22nd March, 2018.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. FHI 360 does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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