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  • Posted: Sep 23, 2022
    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. 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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    Assistant Technical Officer, Primary Health Care

    Basic Function

    • The Assistant Technical Officer (ATO), Primary Health Care (PHC) will triage, examine, diagnose and treat patients in need of primary health care at the facility.
    • Based on the diagnosis, the ATO-PHC will prescribe appropriate treatment to patients and suggest follow up as required, and capacity upskilling of the MoH healthcare workers.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
    • Provides accurate diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients in a primary health care setting
    • Assess patients and refers them for specialized health care (as required)
    • Participate in the delivery of quality health care to patients in a primary health care setting.
    • Adheres to relevant Code of conduct and ethics
    • Participate in outreach and community health programs (as required)
    • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized (if any)
    • Work with technical and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data on the life of the project
    • Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of integrated medical services 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 integrated medical services at the facility level
    • Compiles and submits periodic reports
    • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
    • Provide continuous capacity building and on-job coaching to facility staff to enable them deliver quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health services; antenatal and postnatal care, intra-partum care and other BEmONC services, family planning and counselling, counselling and clinical care of sexual assault survivors, treatment/prevention of STI, and integrated management of newborn and childhood illnesses.
    • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. training, mentoring)
    • Performs any other duties as may be assigned

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance. Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision. High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa. Well-developed computer skills. 

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • MB.BS / MD or similar degree with 3 - 5 years’ relevant experience in clinical care, and emergency/constrained settings, INGO experience is most desirable.
    • Must have a valid practicing license.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
    • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis situation is highly desirable.

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    Finance and Administrative Assistant

    Basic Functions

    • Under the direction of the Field Coordinator, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the state office.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Prepare monthly financial report forms which accompany executed sub project documents.
    • Prepare monthly reporting/ budgets, petty cash reports, data entry into excel spreadsheets and automated MIS reports and disseminate information to country office.
    • Assists the Field Coordinator in arranging travel logistics for field office staff, consultants and training participants including reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
    • Handles all photocopying assignments, development and printing of photographs including for the field office.
    • Assists the field coordinator in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
    • Assists the field coordinator in the maintenance of an efficient records/storage of all office supplies.
    • Serves as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
    • Coordinates all administrative and secretarial support services for the field office office (as relevant).
    • Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff of the state.
    • Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
    • Receives/sends correspondence, keeps fax log and any correspondence.
    • Perform office equipment tasks such as making needed arrangement for services for telephone and e-mail, obtaining quotations for required services, arranging for repairs of office equipment.
    • Performs any other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • 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.
    • 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.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
    • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
    • Resourceful in gathering and providing information.
    • Knowledge of petty cash management 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.
    • Typing skills.

    Remuneration
    FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance.

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    Assistant Technical Officer, Laboratory Services

    Project Description

    • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
    • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
    • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.           
    • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

    Basic Functions

    • Provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for FHI 360 humanitarian program. Provide technical assistance and capacity building for laboratory services to FHI 360 and facility staff.
    • Provide technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues at LGA and facility level.
    • The ATO, Lab. Services will prepare specimens, follow detailed manual tests, oversee automated analysis tests and report tests results to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
    • Process specimens, conduct testing and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.
    • Operates laboratory instruments and equipment.
    • Keep organized records of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses according to written instructions.
    • Recognizes problems and errors and seek corrective actions. Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and Ethics Conduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures.
    • Assist with quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
    • Performs non-routine analysis when given direction.
    • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project Compiles and submits periodic reports
    • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
    • Performs any other duties as may be assigned

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • B.Sc in Laboratory Sciences or a related field with 3 - 5 years post National Youth Service (NYSC) experience in provision of laboratory support.
    • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to care and treatment is required with some experience in humanitarian activities preferred.  
    • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.
    • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis situation is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
    • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and techniques for the following categories of assays
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues in the community.
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa communications.
    • Well-developed computer skills. Ability to travel within 25% time.

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