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  • Posted: Aug 25, 2022
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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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    Technical Officer, CMAM

    Job Description

    The position will support the collective response in operationalization of the Community-based management of Acute Malnutrition, (CMAM) response strategy for FHI 360 Integrated Humanitarian Assistance for Northeast Nigeria project (IHANN). Under the Supervision of the Nutrition Coordinator, he/she will support the nutrition sector to deliver quality and timely CMAM program. The incumbent will work together, guide and lead FHI 360 nutrition staff in CMAM response. He/she will identify existing gaps and bottlenecks in CMAM Interventions through surveys and assessments and subsequently support the re-design of specific interventions to improve CMAM service delivery. The incumbent will design a comprehensive training plan for all relevant staff at all levels, lead and supervise its implementation. Similarly, He/She will provide technical guidance and management support throughout project’s programming process to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results in accordance to the CMAM national and global guidelines and strategies.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Oversee the management of all FHI 360 OTP, community outreach services and provide oversight function to the in-patient therapeutic feeding centers

    • Engage in capacity building activities including training and on the job mentorship to team members, including Nutrition staff, CMAM assistants and community nutrition volunteers.

    • Conduct regular field visits and joint meetings with government officials to monitor and improve the implementation and service delivery of nutrition programs.

    • Ensure effective management, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of integrated Nutrition projects;

    • Manage and track FHI 360 nutrition resources (equipment, supplies) committed to nutrition program activities.

    • Ensure that nutrition activities are fully integrated into other sectoral interventions and also enhance coordination between sectors.

    • Ensure timely requisition and distribution of key nutrition commodities such as RUTF and therapeutic milk.

    • Co-lead nutrition surveys such as SQUEAC and SMART survey, assessments, including preparation and submission of survey reports.

    • Manage all ATO – Nutrition staff in OTP and the community nutrition volunteers in the areas of jurisdiction to ensure that quality standards are met.

    • Support the nutrition coordinator to develop work plans, SOP, budgets, program reports, document findings and lessons learned and prepare success stories in specific technical areas

    • Represent FHI 360 at all relevant technical external task forces, working groups, seminars and where possible forge alliances to influence key actors around advocacy objectives.

    • Liaise with nutrition team to identify technical support needs of projects and staff, and jointly agree on specific and time-bound support needs of projects and staff in relevant technical areas.

    • Other duties as assigned.


    • A bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Nursing, Public Health, or other related fields with 5 years relevant experience. Clinical background is essential.

    • Master’s degree in related field will be an added advantage

    • Experience in the implementation of nutrition-related programmes including monitoring and evaluation is essential

    • Demonstrated ability to foster partnerships with community and/or Government agencies/organizations and groups

    • Strong experience in Networking, Report writing skills

    • Strong group facilitation and training skills

    • Knowledge of community development, empowerment, and mentoring approaches

    • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff and working with community members

    • Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field

    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organization developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children.

    • Good oral & written communication skills of both English and local languages will be an advantage

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    Assistant Technical Officer - WASH

    Basic Function:

    The ATO WASH - Engineer will provide technical and programmatic support in one of the three field sites. Under the supervision of the WASH Coordinator, the ATO WASH- Engineer will supervise contracts to provide upgrades to water systems, latrines, showers and water points. Other responsibilities will include conducting water quality testing for all water points rehabilitated under the program and working with Community Volunteers and latrine users to develop cleaning and maintenance schedules for latrines.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Ensuring appropriate design, construction and implementation of WASH construction activities according to technical standards, as well as proper maintenance and use of WASH equipment.

    • Develop and ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion and training.

    • Implementing the FHI 360 WASH project by planning, integrating and managing the project cycle and creating timely internal and external reports.

    • Representing FHI 360 externally in both the Humanitarian Community and with Government/LGAs officials as well as developing strong links with WASH and NGO actors. Actively participate in WASH meetings and other Government/UN forums at LGA level.

    • Assist in the coordination and supervision of all the WASH construction (water points and latrines) activities in the IDP camps and community in the LGAs.

    • Ensure that construction works is integrated with hygiene promotion and community participation component, to ensure sustainability of the infrastructure built.

    • Liaise with Water Technician at the LGA level to conduct monthly/Quarterly water quality surveillance/testing programme.

    • In collaboration with Environmental Health Officer, monitor WASH NFIs supply chain and stock levels in collaboration with warehouse/stores and logistics.

    • Work along with team to ensure reliant water supply for all purposes throughout the IDP camps in the LGA.

    • Ensure appropriate and safe collection, transport, treatment and disposal of all liquid and solid wastes in the IDP camps.

    • Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly plans and reports on general Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion project works in the project implementation area for strategic interventions.

    • This is not an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities of this post and the post-holder may, from time to time, be required to undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as requested.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of WASH and humanitarian programming in emergency situations.  

    • WASH technical expertise especially in regard to engineering latrines, showers and water points.   

    • 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.

    • Proficiency in office and designing software skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)

    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa communication.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    HND/BSc in Civil Engineering/Architecture with 1 to 3 years’ relevant experience in WASH with a sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings. Possession of an or post graduate degree in a WASH/Engineering is required. Familiarity with Humanitarian NGOs.

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    Senior Technical Officer, Total Quality Leadership and Accountability

    Basic Function:

    The Senior Technical Officer (STO), Total Quality Leadership and Accountability (TQLA), participates in the provision of technical assistance aimed at the use of evidence (data) to respond to the needs of the project, deploy the TQLA approach to prioritize local solutions to address local challenges, and improve performance outcomes, across the key population (KP) and general population programs. The STO TQLA will supervise and utilize large data sets to find opportunities for improving program implementation, strategy optimization, and provide data-driven feedback to both the Government of Nigeria and the donor. 

    Duties and responsibilities:

    Collaborate and engage with stakeholders including subrecipient (SR) Project Leadership, state ministries of health and SR staff. Lead participatory priority needs setting, planning and activity scheduling with key SR staff and health workers. Lead mentorship of SR staff and health workers on TQLA approaches. Support the provision of technical and adaptive management support to HIV program managers and providers on data use, transparency, mutual accountability, and implementation fidelity. Conduct needs based, targeted technical assistance including continuous mentorship of multi-level managers in assigned SRs on TQLA, promoting data utilization for daily course correction and adaptive management. Support daily SRMs – mainstreaming of data from all beneficiary populations Engage the community in community-led approaches Support the scale up of proven and evidence based technical strategies including differentiated service delivery models that will contribute to achieving the project’s purpose. Coordinate with other stakeholders working on the project. Represent FHI 360 to stakeholders. Prepare reports and work participatorily on the TQLA documentation. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically, across Global Fund and PEPFAR donor requirements.
    • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on innovation design and strategic frameworks using technology.
    • Knowledge on data utilization through use of dashboards to identify bottlenecks for real time course correction and adaptive management.
    • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for KP, general population and other Global Health Initiatives.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian community and clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
    • 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.
    • Well-developed report writing skills
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • PH. D degree in public health, health information system, demography, statistics, or related field, with emphasis on quantitative analysis, with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for HIV, Key Population, and other Global Health Initiatives.
    • Or MPH or MS/MA in public health, health information system, demography, statistics, or relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for HIV, Key Population, and other Global Health Initiatives.
    • Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring, and evaluation or in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for HIV, Key Population, and other Global Health Initiatives.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public and private sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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    Executive Officer

    Basic Functions:                                       

    The Executive Officer will work cohesively with the Country Director to perform functions related to conducting desk reviews, researching, reviewing reports, drafting abstracts and/or manuscripts for publishing, and working on developing proposals under the direction of the Country Director in FHI 360 Nigeria. Provide administrative, secretarial, and operational support for the Country Office while managing and carrying out complex and confidential administrative tasks to guarantee the success of assigned executive operations. Manage all administrative issues and give the CD and project directors direct support.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist the CD in conducting desk reviews, research and reviewing reports.
    • Assist in the development of technical documents, including abstracts and/or manuscripts for publications and draft proposals. Ensure documents are properly written and meet pre-set standards.
    • Assist in the collation of project operational workplan and reports, including those of other project programs for an integrated program.
    • Collate and produce technical program narrative reports and carry out technical reviews of documents for the attention of the Country Director.
    • Draft correspondence and reports as requested. Record quality minutes of meetings convened and attended by the Country Director.
    • Manage Country Director office records and filings as appropriate.
    • Assist the CD in assuring effective planning, implementation and management of assigned projects in FHI 360 Nigeria.
    • Assist the CD in strengthening systems for reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks, according to FHI 360 and the respective donor guidelines.
    • Assist the CD in the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
    • Manage all incoming and outgoing correspondence to include reports, forms, faxes, and emails, to include troubleshooting for problems, back up documentation, and dissemination of information as appropriate.
    • Liaise with FHI 360 Executive Office staff. Provide and organize all support materials in advance for meetings and travel on behalf of the Country Director.
    • Manage travel arrangements for Executive’s Office, overseeing travel authorizations and expense reports, reviewing trip reports for content and format, coordinating travel arrangements.
    • Work closely with staff in the Executive’s Office and as needed with other FHI 360 groups to ensure the timely flow of work. Coordinate and manage international travels and oversee hotel reservations for the Country Director and other international staff Track and follow up on status of outstanding actions and requests on behalf of the Country Director
    • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Country Director.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
    • Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements.
    • Working knowledge of major donor policies as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
    • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
    • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with proficiency in word processing, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to type 50 correct words per minute. Ability to organize, coordinate and effectively prioritize high volume work independently and as a team under tight deadlines, while providing attention to detail.
    • Considerable skills in oral and written communication. Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of staff, representatives of donors and collaborating agencies, individuals from diverse cultures, and the public. Ability to negotiate tactfully.
    • Initiative and discretion in judging and managing confidential matters, materials and sensitive issues.
    • Proficiency in secretarial skills to include grammar, spelling and proofreading.
    • Considerable knowledge of office equipment, practices and procedures, and a willingness to increase knowledge and update skills as required.
    • Ability to anticipate the technical and administrative support required. Ability to retrieve and obtain information from various sources, including the library. 
    • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

    Qualifications and requirements:

    • BS/BA in public health, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 5 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
    • Or MS/MA degree in public health, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 1-3 years relevant experience with international development programs.
    • Familiarity with administrative skills is a must.
    • Familiarity with program management including research is a must.
    • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

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