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  • Deputy Team Leader, Technical at fhi 360

  • Posted on: 13 November, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • 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.

    Deputy Team Leader, Technical


    Requisition: 2018202203
    Location: Abuja, Nigeria
    Job Type: Full time

    Job Description

    • FHI 360 is currently seeking a qualified Deputy Team Leader, Technical for the upcoming five-year DFID Nigeria Health Investment programme.
    • Serving as a member of the senior management team, the Deputy Team Leader supports the Team Leader to lead and oversee the technical activity implementation.
    • The position is contingent upon award to FHI 360.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide management leadership (programmatic, financial, and administrative) for the programme, ensuring full alignment with national and international standards
    • Lead development of the programme’s overall implementation strategy and workplans with the Team Leader and other senior level technical staff
    • Supervise national level technical teams
    • Ensures the programme provides and demonstrates good value for money
    • Oversee the implementation of the programme, working with state-level teams to ensure the timely achievement of targets and the technical quality of all programme deliverables
    • Supervise key personnel, assign responsibility, and enforce accountability
    • Effectively represent FHI 360 and maintain working relationships with DFID, government counterparts, and relevant civil society organizations
    • Communicate and collaborate effectively with the country DFID office, Federal and State Ministries of Health, State and local leadership, civil society, communities, and FHI 360 headquarters
    • Maintain strong working relationships with programme staff, subcontractors, and external stakeholders
    • Exercise sound financial management skills, including efficient programme spending
    • Support the preparation and delivery to the client of budget variations and contract amendments
    • Ensure compliance with DFID and FHI 360 rules and regulations.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Master's Degree or higher in Public Health, Policy and Governance, Health Economics, or other relevant field required
    • At least 8 years of senior-level experience designing, implementing, and managing or evaluating complex health programmes, with an emphasis on health systems strengthening; health financing; and/or health sector policy and strategies
    • Demonstrated technical depth and understanding of the health policy environment and governance in Nigeria or in a country of similar development context; experience in Nigeria, particularly in the Northern regions preferred
    • Demonstrated success managing large, complex international donor programmes; previous experience in managing a DFID contract strongly preferred
    • Experience building and maintaining partnerships with other development programmes, local organizations, host country governments, and international agencies
    • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English required, working knowledge of Hausa and other local languages preferred

    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.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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