FHI 360, Nigeria: Ongoing Recruitment [8 Positions]

Posted on :

5 Jul, 2017

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria, Administrative Jobs in Nigeria, Technical Jobs in Nigeria

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 positions below

 

Job Title: Technical Officer – Prevention & Mitigation
Job ID: 18688
Location: Damaturu
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer, Prevention and Mitigation will assist in the provision of technical support to the implementing agencies in prevention and mitigation activities at the state level.
  • This includes supporting the implementation of prevention activities (sexual and biomedical) and strategic behaviour change interventions, testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities.
  • Assist the Senior STO in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming; home based care and other care and support activities at the community level.
  • Support the development and implementation of interventions focusing on nutrition, food security, education and skills development; psychosocial/spiritual support and shelter; household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection.
  • Assist in the provision of technical support to build the capacity of local implementing agencies and state counterparts to carry out orphans and vulnerable children and other mitigation activities and create effective linkages with facility based services.
  • Support counseling and testing (HCT) services at multiple entry points at the facility and community level and ensuring access to most at risk populations and couples.
  • Assist the Senior STO in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention and behaviour change intervention among most at risk populations i.e. PLHIV, MARPs to reduce sexual transmission.
  • Support the implementation of Abstinence, Be faithful, Condom (ABC) and Other Prevention (OP) activities as well as guide the provision of technical assistance to implementing partners on SBC activities.
  • Assist in the development of SBC/ IEC/media materials for the program.
  • Collaborate with the lab team on design and strengthening injection and blood safety practices across SIDHAS supported facilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MBBS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years public health experience at the state or community level or in the private health sector.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years public health experience at the state or community level or in the private health sector.
  • Or BS/BA in pharmacy, microbiology, health sciences, monitoring and evaluation, public health or in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years public health experience at the state or community level or in the private health sector.
  • Demonstrable experience in large and complex SBC/BCC mobilization activities in a donor (USAID, DFID, CIDA, etc.) funded national health-focused project.
  • HCT experience and ability to understand full range of issues around HCT.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Job Title: Accountant
Job ID: 18833
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the Country Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.
  • Assist the Finance Manager to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Work with the Finance Manager to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assist the Finance Manager and the Senior Finance & Admin Officers in monitoring subproject budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
  • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
  • Work with the Finance Manager to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of Country Office and subrecepient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of FHI 360.
  • Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into FHI 360’s accounting software program.
  • Support the Finance Manager in preparing reports for submission to donors.
  • Review work of zonal finance staff for accuracy and proper report content.
  • Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
  • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
  • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
  • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related to international development programs.
  • Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.
  • CPA, ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 18830
Location: Uyo
Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary

  • With the support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
  • In addition, will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
  • S/He will enter program data into the FHI 360 data management software for subsequent analysis; identifies and follows up missing data; undertakes basic validation checks, and stores and disseminates data and hardcopy files as appropriate

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
  • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Work with the State Technical Officer to 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 HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.
  • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
  • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, 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.
  • Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
  • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 18828
Location: Yola
Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • With the support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
  • In addition, will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
  • S/He will enter program data into the FHI 360 data management software for subsequent analysis; identifies and follows up missing data; undertakes basic validation checks, and stores and disseminates data and hardcopy files as appropriate

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
  • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Work with the State Technical Officer to 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 HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.
  • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
  • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, 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.
  • Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
  • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Job Title: Technical Assistant TB/HIV
Job ID: 18827
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • With the support of the Senior Technical Officer PCT (State office), Senior Technical Officer TBHIV (CO) and the LGA TBL supervisor, the Assistant TB/HIV referral coordinator will provide technical, programmatic and laboratory support to implement high quality LGA level, TB, TBHIV and HCT services at the local government level.
  • In addition s/he, will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that LGA level TB/TBHIV monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
  • S/He will regularly collect, collate and submit program data to the STO PCT (state office) for subsequent analysis and further actions.
  • Their primary location will be at the highest HIV burden site in a given LGA from where support will also be provided to other sites within the LGA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of facility-based TB and TBHIV Prevention, Care & Treatment activities; including strengthening referrals and linkages between the HIV and TB service delivery points.Support the integration of TBHIV/ services into routine health services.
  • Work with the facility staff to ensure that the quality of TB and TBHIV services adheres to standard operation procedures.
  • Visit every HIV comprehensive facility within the assigned LGA at least once a month to supervise and mentor the facility based TBHIV referral coordinator and ensure that all TBHIV records are up to date.
  • Visit every supported standalone DOTS facility within the LGA at least once a month to ensure that all registered TB patients are tested for HIV, properly documented and those testing positive are promptly referred to a comprehensive facility for enrollment into ART.
  • Ensure that all TB and TBHIV recording and reporting tools are available at all supported TB/TBHIV service delivery points in the assigned LGA.
  • Facilitate sputum transport from supported facilities in the assigned LGA to proximal Xpert sites.
  • Keep an up to date LGA presumptive TBHIV diagnostic evaluation treatment register to abstract information from the existing tools from facilities.
  • Follow up the documentation of TB treatment outcome for all TBHIV co-infected patients within a given LGA with real time documentation of diagnostic and treatment outcome in the provided study data tool.
  • Receive Xpert results through the Gx alert system in the state and keep track of all positive Xpert results from facilities within the assigned LGA.
  • Hold monthly TBHIV review meetings with the facility TBHIV referral coordinators and LGTBLS.
  • Submit monthly reports and data (including the facility TBHIV cascade) to the STO PCT (state office) within the first week of every month.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time by supervisors.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Community Health Officer (CHO) or its equivalent in any public health related field;
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in the public health field related to TB and TBHIV;
  • Fluent in oral and written English;
  • Computer literate with an ability to analyze data; and
  • Resident in the relevant LGA.

 

Job Title: Technical Officer, Clinical Services
Job ID: 18826
Location: Bauchi
Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary

  • Along with the Senior Technical Officer, the Technical Officer (Clinical Services) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP), TB and integrated medical services at the state level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to Clinical Management of HIV/ AIDS, PMTCT, TB, RH/FP and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
  • With the Senior State Technical Officer, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management capacity building, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI/TB, RH/FP and integrated medical services activities.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer – Mitigation
Job ID: 18829
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary

  • The STO, Mitigation provides technical assistance and support in the implementation of testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities within the HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care & Treatment Department, ensuring the appropriate application of sound technical strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming; home based care and other care and support activities at the community level.
  • Development and implementation of interventions focusing on nutrition, food security, education and skills development; psychosocial/spiritual support and shelter; household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection.
  • Provides technical support to build the capacity of local implementing agencies and state counterparts to carry out orphans and vulnerable children and other mitigation activities and create effective linkages with facility based services
  • Support HIV testing and counseling (HTC) services at multiple entry points at the facility and community level and ensuring access to most at risk populations and couples.
  • Work closely with Prevention Team on community mobilization strategies and demand creation of HIV prevention, care and treatment services.
  • Work closely with other technical staff in the implementation of Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention strategies within routine facility services and a standard of community based care.
  • Provide technical guidance and provide input regarding HIV/AIDS mitigation programs.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to mitigation of HIV/AIDS and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
  • Assist the FANTA/Nigeria Project Manager in developing NACS guidelines, training manuals, job aids, and other materials as needed.
  • Facilitate NACS training of health care and community service providers and participate in mentoring, supportive supervision, and quality improvement.
  • Assist the FANTA/Nigeria Project Manager in maintaining a database of NACS training, including participant names and contact information, pre- and post-test scores, and training evaluations.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Rivers State Ministry of Health to design and deliver high-quality and efficient NACS services for PLHIV and OVC.
  • Colaborate with FHI 360/SIDHAS and the Rivers State MOH to identify NACS-related training needs.
  • Support the Rivers State Ministry of Health in strategy development and review meetings and workshops related to NACS.
  • Support data collection and analysis of NACS indicators.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS/MD/PHD or similar Degree with 3 to 5 years public health experience at the state or community level or in the private health sector.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years public health experience at the state or community level or in the private health sector.
  • Or BS/BA in pharmacy, microbiology, health sciences, monitoring and evaluation, public health or in relevant degree with 7 to 9 years public health experience at the state or community level or in the private health sector.
  • Demonstrable experience in large and complex SBC/BCC mobilization activities in a donor (USAID, DFID, CIDA, etc.) funded national health-focused project.
  • HCT experience and ability to understand full range of issues around HCT.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer, Prevention, Care & Treatment (Documentation)
Job ID: 18834
Location: Abuja
Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities
Basic Function:

  • To lead knowledge management for improvement of quality TB-HIV, mitigation, care and treatment activities on the SIDHAS project including PMTCT-IMNCH, RH-HIV and TB-HIV integration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • With the Director, Prevention, Care and Treatment, provide technical leadership and technical support related to service integration and approaches related to implementation of programs.
  • With the Director, Prevention, Care and Treatment and other team members, build the capacity of other SIDHAS staff in applying knowledge management principles to implementation of prevention, care and treatment.
  • Work across departments and with partners in the execution of assigned duties.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to SIDHAS work and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
  • Represent FHI/Nigeria to donors and government officials on issues of service integration.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of IMNCH, PMTCT, RH, TBHIV and related development field by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
  • Work with technical staff at the zonal and state offices and other relevant FHI staff to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.
  • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with a minimum of 3 to 5 years progressive experience in IMNCH, PMTCT, RH/HIV and TB/HIV in resource constrained settings.
  • Experience with ART/TB/RH programs is required.
  • Possession of an MPH, MSc Epidemiology or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Experience in project development and in academic settings with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is desirable.
  • Having peer-reviewed publications in reputable journals is an added advantage

 


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