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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2020
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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. As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.
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    Finance and Administrative Assistant

    Requisition: 2020200919
    Supervisor: Finance Manager (FM)
    Job Type: Full time

    Basic Function

    • Under the direction of the FM, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the EpiC project.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide support on the collection, review and feedback on monthly financial report submitted by the local partners.
    • Work with FM to prepare monthly project pipeline and disseminate to appropriate stakeholders.
    • Coordinate the arrangement of travel logistics for project staff, consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
    • Handles all photocopying assignments, document filing, development and printing of photographs including reproduction of recorded videotapes for the project.
    • Assists the FM in the provision of logistic support for project workshops and trainings.
    • Assists the FM in the maintenance of an efficient filing and recording of financial and administrative files.
    • Provides day - to - day administrative and logistic support to the Project Director
    • Coordinates and serves as point of contact for all administrative and secretarial support services for the project (as relevant).
    • Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst project staff.
    • Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
    • Performs any other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
    • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility.
    • Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
    • Ability to report variances and status on regular basis to supervisor and other project staff.
    • Resourceful in gathering and providing information.
    • Knowledge of financial, budget preparation and monitoring. Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and organization skills.
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors and recipients of assistance.
    • Well developed computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft office products.
    • Sound accounting skills and familiarity with FHI 360 financial operations and policies.
    • Good knowledge of computer and excellent typing skills.

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    Grant Assistant

    Requisition: 2020200946
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Supervisor: Senior Grants Officer
    Job Type: Full time

    Basic Functions

    • Under the direction of the Senior Grant Officer, the Grant Assistant shall provide support in the administration and tracking of contracts, grants, task orders and cooperative agreements.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for supporting the reviewing of sub-agreement and subcontracting implementation activities and contractual arrangements to ensure they meet with donor and organizational regulations.
    • Work directly with Implementing Agents (IAs) to ensure that both monthly financial and program reports are submitted timely
    • Build the capacity of Implementing Agents finance staff in account and to ensure compliance with donor regulations
    • Conduct periodic mentoring visits to the IAs and document findings
    • Participate in IAs workplan and provide support to the IAs in developing their annual budgets
    • Facilitate the monthly advance request by the IAs and ensure funds are released to the IAs for project implementation in a timely manner.
    • Update the Implementing partners trackers on a monthly basis.
    • Uphold FHI 360’s professional integrity by ensuring proper accountability by the IAs through ensuring adherence to policies and procedures
    • File all grants documents in a proper and efficient manner
    • Support the engagement of Consultants to work for FHI360
    • Provide support to other staff to ensure project-wide understanding of contractual issues.
    • Support the implementing procedures for projects to ensure that adequate records and audit trails are maintained.
    • Keep current with changes in contractual regulations.
    • Provides support on other projects within CMS.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • BS / BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 - 3 years relevant experience.
    • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
    • Experience that reflects the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above is desired.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring techniques.
    • Knowledge of, and experience with donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations with particular reference to USAID.
    • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting theories and practices.
    • Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements.
    • Practical knowledge of working with sub-awardees especially local NGOs, CSOs, FBOs and implementing facilities With minimal supervision, manage high volume workflow.
    • Relevant computer software skills with proficiency in excel.
    • Well developed written and oral communication skills
    • Report to supervisor on sub-awards status on regular basis.
    • Follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.
    • Ability to travel within Borno and Yobe states for a minimum of 25%.

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    Associate Director, Enterprise Services

    Requisition: 2020200617
    Supervisor: Country Director

    Basic Function

    • Manages and performs specialized support functions in the areas of Information technology, supply chain and logistics, fleet and property management, general office administration and other essential administrative requirements.
    • Manages communication, stakeholder management and branding efforts.
    • Leads and advises staff in the development and implementation of all administrative policies, programs, and procedures.
    • He/she will be responsible for effective utilization of resources including staff with diverse range of capabilities.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Information Technology:

    • Manage network operations to include: troubleshooting connectivity problems; installing & maintaining routers; adding/terminating users; assigning rights and access; resetting passwords; establishing e-mail addresses; assessing and reporting operational status; performing backups and restores; etc.
    • Assist staff in understanding and using technology; conduct regular staff technology presentations and trainings.
    • Ensure technology documents/certificates such as product registrations, SSL certificates, maintenance agreements, service contracts, etc. related to technology operations and/or technology services are evaluated, updated and processed.
    • Design, develop and maintain databases, web-based applications including websites and intranets.  Continuously improves the organization's sites and Intranet; add new functionality and improve user ability to maintain without technical support.
    • Analyze technology requirements and develop functional specifications.
    • Provide input to technology policies, standards and procedures manual; develop and maintain related technology checklists.
    • Ensure compliance with all software licensing agreements.  Manage and safeguard software media and associated licenses.  Maintain centralized software use log. Ensures for the availability, continuity and security of data and electronic information pertaining to the organization.
    • Put in a place an effective backup strategy and ensure all daily and monthly backups of all data on the servers are performed as required.
    • Work with procurement to provide technical input into purchasing and budget usage.
    • Make periodic visits to field offices of all FHI Nigeria projects, and from time to time, to its partners or implementing agencies, to provide administrative and IT support, advise and build the capacity of FHI/Nigeria partners.

    General Administration (Travels and Facilities Management):

    • Ensure planning and coordination of office space, meeting and training rooms. Oversee the plan bookings by internal and external users of building facilities.
    • Implement programs that will provide efficient usage of the organization’s fleet and facilities.
    • Develop fleet administration standards and vehicle operating policies.
    • Prepare and present periodic management reports on operating costs with regards to IT usage, travels, facilities maintenance and fleet management.
    • Prepare and present management information reports concerning operational effectiveness and service levels of contractors providing maintenance, janitorial, catering and security services.
    • Direct fleet-related risk management trainings, such as safety and accident prevention programs.
    • Responsible for the staff that oversee the upkeep, rehabilitation and maintenance of the entire FHI facility, including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventive maintenance programs.
    • Develop a system that will allow periodic assessment of the physical structures of FHI and prepare assessment report for Management.
    • Assign and verify completion of all repairs, replacement, renovation projects of FHI facilities and equipment and ensure quality of work.
    • Ensure the maintenance of inventory/stock of office equipment, Furniture and Fittings, and coordination of Zonal offices inventory records, request replacements or new supplies.

    Communications and Branding:

    • Conducts internal and external stakeholder management
    • Manages the operational and strategic functions of the communications function
    • Develops annual plans for development of communication tools regarding websites, web pages, brochures, and other materials.
    • Establishes and manages vendor relationships for communication programs and projects.
    • Oversees development, execution, budgetary planning, training and maintenance of communication plans for company and department programs and projects.
    • Identifies and recommends communication strategies with management to meet business objectives.


    • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • BS / BA in Business Administration, Communications, Computer Science, Engineering or related field and a minimum of 9 years relevant experience with at least 5 years of supervisory experience in operations, maintenance, IT or administration of facilities/fleet management or communications.
    • or MS/MA in Business Administration, Communications, Computer Science, Engineering or related field and a minimum of 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years of supervisory experience in operation, maintenance, IT or administration of facilities/fleet management or communications.
    • Experience with LANS/WANS, Windows Server Environment, Microsoft SQL Server, Internet Information Services, backup systems, network/workstation peripherals, print servers, firewalls, spam and antivirus hardware/software, Classic ASP, VBScript, JavaScript, HTML, computer hardware (replacing hard drives, hardware drivers, etc.).

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use judgment on sensitive matters.
    • Proven proactive skills in identifying cost savings, cost avoidance and efficiency opportunities.
    • Demonstrated knowledge in pricing, contracts negotiations, policies and procedures
    • Technical understanding of office equipment and building construction and maintenance
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
    • Ability to execute work rapidly and with a high level of accuracy.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications and systems including but not limited to Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Exchange is required Ability to troubleshoot software problems, including e-mail/internet systems.
    • Ability to assist and perform software installations and upgrades as required.
    • Ability to travel on a regular basis (up to 40%).

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    Assistant Technical Officer, Health Informatics

    Requisition: 2020200918
    Supervisor: Senior Technical Advisor (SI)

    Basic Functions

    • Assistant Technical Officer - Health Informatics under the supervision of the Senior Technical Advisor (SI), will be responsible for the development and implementation of the EpiC project LAMIS.
    • The Technical Assistant will work with others at headquarter, state offices and community-based organizations to ensure that the project electronic medical record (EMR) are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s needs.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop and deploy LAMIS with KP components that include all relevant summary forms and ensure optimal functioning of the system across service delivery points
    • Onboard the project LAMIS on the National Data repository (NDR) according to the donor requirement
    • Work with local KP groups (CBOs), HQ and state-level staff to provide support and guidance on project’s electronic medical record systems and to ensure compliance with USAID and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
    • Provide support to CBOs in the states, including interacting with site Program Managers and M&E focal points to ensure these parties understand and can support EMR timely reporting requirements.
    • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the implementation of LAMIS to the CBOs and state staff
    • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs), assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Health Informatics or other relevant field with 1-3 years’ experience in software development.
    • Experience in LAMIS development and deployment
    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Previous experience working on LAMIS Previous experience on writing computer programs
    • Familiarity with KP programing and indicators
    • Previous experience in technical capacity building; ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to work collaboratively, productively and sensitively within a multidiscipline, multicultural and multigender environment.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel a minimum of 50%.

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    Senior Reading Advisor

    Requisition: 2020200942


    • We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Reading Advisor 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 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 Senior Reading Advisor will provide technical leadership in assuring high quality reading and writing programming and related teacher professional development in Nigeria. In collaboration with the Government of Nigeria, USAID, other implementing partners, and other key stakeholders, provide technical oversight on education systems and policies to support high quality decentralized reading programming across target states; provide technical leadership adaptation and improvement of professional development systems for teachers, coaches, and mentors; review and revise existing early grade reading materials; design context-appropriate, classroom-based reading assessments and related instructional materials; Support community reading campaigns and other outreach that strengthens the ecosystem of literacy support and initiatives. 

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    • Working with the Chief of Party and other team members as needed, participate in discussions with government stakeholders on policy and sustainable systems to improve student literacy outcomes;
    • Build strong collaborative relationships with governmental agencies, including national, provincial and municipal governments, donor and partner organizations and other NGOs to establish collaborative working processes, enhance quality and effectiveness of programming, and serve as a knowledgeable resource in the area of literacy programming;
    • Lead the team of technical staff and partners working on revisions to curriculum and teaching and learning materials, ensuring technical quality standards and appropriateness for context;
    • Provide technical leadership to design and revise professional development in reading for teachers and government stakeholders, assuring adherence to research and best practices;
    • Provide capacity building in the teaching of reading as needed for staff and partners;
    • Oversee development of a context-appropriate, classroom-based reading assessments;
    • Support efforts aimed at building community and parent engagement for reading;
    • Evaluate, through data and site visits, the effectiveness of literacy-related activities and make recommendations for improvement to meet project goals, especially student learning outcomes;
    • Represent the organization on this component externally at professional meetings and conferences.

    Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work and are subject to modification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.


    • A minimum of a Master's degree is required in one of the following fields: Reading Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Teachers Education, or Education with a reading focus;
    • Working knowledge of linguistics, instructional design, bilingual education and/or language transition;
    • At least eight years of demonstrated technical expertise, preferably in Nigeria or a similar context;
    • At least five years of demonstrated excellence in a management position, preferably including direct supervision of professional and support staff, and quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables is required;
    • Demonstrated technical expertise with literacy assessment, teaching and learning materials, and scripted lessons required;
    • Experience and expertise in overseeing the design of teacher professional development for large-scale education programs required;
    • Ability to organize and conduct trainings and technical workshops related to literacy;
    • Experience and skills related to policymaking and/or parent and community engagement;
    • Experience teaching in primary schools strongly preferred;
    • Sensitivity to and understanding of cultural and political challenges of implementing projects in developing countries required;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
    • Proficiency in Hausa preferred.

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    Deputy Chief of Party, Technical Lead

    Requisition: 2020200944


    • We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party, Technical Lead 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 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.
    • Under the guidance of the Chief of Party, the DCOP-Technical will provide technical leadership, develop technical strategies and oversee the technical implementation of LEARNigeria.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    • Coordinate closely with the Chief of Party (COP) on all technical matters;
    • Provide technical expertise and leadership for the design and implementation of the technical program areas and daily oversight of project activities;
    • Provide guidance and supervision to technical staff and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and maintain clear lines of communication with project team members;
    • Collaborate with in-country technical advisors and headquarter-based technical staff to  ensure the project is implemented according to organization and industry best practices, program framework, and regulations;
    • Oversee technical outputs of all partner organizations through regular field visits and facilitate work planning and regular technical meetings for all consortium partners;
    • Provide support to the overall leadership and management of the project, ensuring strategic program direction, managed growth, and compliance with organizational policies and procedures and donor regulations;
    • Oversee project monitoring and evaluation activities in collaboration with the relevant team lead;
    • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, coordination and linkages to other programs, partners and counterparts, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations;
    • Contribute to timely and accurate donor reporting;  
    • Supervise the recruitment, hiring, and management of technical staff and consultants;
    • Support performance management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support;
    • Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, and coordination platforms;
    • Serve as the primary technical program representative in the absence/temporary leave of the COP.

    Required Qualifications

    • Master's degree (preferred) in Education, Social Sciences, or related field;
    • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible technical management experience in support of large-scale international development programs;
    • Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred;
    • Proven leadership in implementation of similar-sized international donor education-related technical assistance projects, preferably in Nigeria or the region;
    • Effective strategic planning, program evaluation, and project management skills;
    • Strong consultative and negotiation skills;
    • Ability to build positive working relationships with local communities, government officials, and donor representatives;
    • Ability to analyze and establish effective and supportive cross-program coordination, organizational procedures, and management systems;
    • Must have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines;
    • Fluent in English.
    • Proficiency in Hausa preferred.

    Method of Application

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    Note: The above 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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