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  • Posted: Jun 10, 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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    Logistics Manager

    Job Summary

    • Manages day to day operations and systems coordination related to the procurement of various supplies and services in support of company programs and projects located domestically and internationally.
    • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.  
    • This position will primarily work with members of a newly formed Center for Excellence to support the global rollout and adoption of an ERP application for field procurement of commercial goods and services and consultants for FHI 360 offices around the world.
    • The Procurement Specialist will initially be assigned one regional office to support.

    Specific Tasks related to Supporting the Center of Excellence (COE)

    • Provides input into design and specifications of the Procurement module.
    • Serves as the Global Procurement Services (GPS) department representative on the COE.
    • Makes recommendations/or implements enhancements to the application and related business process in consultation with GPS management and the FHI 360 Information Solutions and Services (ISS) Department.
    • Reporting on COE activities to GPS management.
    • Assisting with the creation of documentation related to design, implementation and business practice related to requisitioning commercial goods and services and consultants and updating other related guidance materials to align with the requirements of the application;
    • Assisting with development of training materials and delivery of training using a variety of techniques.
    • Provides support to users to enable them to resolve their specific day-to-day problems, working closely with other members of the COE to execute corrective action when necessary;
    • Working with GPS management on various projects to improve productivity of procurement related business processes;
    • Ensures Procurement Department users security and permissions are up to date.
    • Tests new system functionality prior to system enhancements deployment.
    • Monitoring quality assurance and producing reports on system compliance for GPS management and identifying problems in ERP systems daily;

    Accountabilities

    • Assists business units, country offices and programs with managing the procurement process and inventory control of goods, materials and supplies.
    • Understands data entry and documentation requirements associated with the ERP system used for the administration of transactions related to commercial goods and services and consultants.
    • Oversees logistical system for shipping/property control and related contracts.
    • Works with vendors to negotiate and obtain best pricing and service for international shipping contracts.
    • Develops, assists and implements logistics plans, budgets, and procedures to maximize compliance with customer needs within budget constraints. Assists with financial reporting and reconciliation of inventories.
    • Reviews invoices for accuracy as needed on expenditures accrued through shipping/receiving. Provides technical support on purchasing procedures, software, and ethics to staff.
    • Acts as liaison with accounting to assure purchase orders are paid as due and accounts are maintained currently.
    • Trains staff on procurement and logistic procedures and policies to ensure compliance with government regulations and documentation requirements pertaining to exports.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education

    • University Degree in Business Administration, or related field with 7 - 9 years relevant experience in purchasing and supply.
    • Masters Degree in Business Administration, or related field with minimum of 5 - 7 years relevant experience in purchasing and supply.
    • PhD in Business Administration, or related field with minimum of 3 - 5 years relevant experience in purchasing and supply.

    Experience:

    • Familiarity with donor-funded procurement rules and regulations (experience with USAID procurement a plus)
    • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
    • Prior management experience preferred.
    • Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

    Applied Knowledge & Skills:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of procurement and logistics standards and practices.
    • Working knowledge of company policies and procedures regarding budgets and contracts.
    • Good analytical, numerical  and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to influence, motivate and negotiate to ensure compliance and company objectives and goals are met.
    • Ability to work well with others and independently.
    • Read, write and speak English. Fluency in a foreign language is desired.
    • Ability to interact professionally in culturally diverse settings.
    • Ability to research and interpret information to respond to inquiries.
    • Problem Solving & Impact:
    • Works on problems of diverse scope that requires analysis and evaluation of identifiable factors.
    • Exercises judgment with defined policies and procedures in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Decisions made generally affect specific functional areas with cost and failure to achieve short term goals of the company.
    • Supervision Given/Received:
    • Supervisory responsibilities as needed.
    • Accounts for the budget, methods, and training of staff to achieve results.
    • Develops and recommends solutions to meet internal and external needs of the company and department.
    • Typically reports to a Director.

    Typical Physical Demands:

    • Typical office environment.
    • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
    • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.
    • Technology to be Used:
    • Personal Computer/Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.

    Travel Requirements:

    • 10% - 25%

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    Associate Director, Finance

    Basic Function

    • The position holder will support the Director of Finance, Procurement & CMS to manage responsibility for both accounting and finance for the FHI Nigeria Office and ensure compliance with the contractual requirements of funders with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the Director of Finance, Procurement & CMS in the supervision of the finance/accounting staff in the Country Office (CO) and state field offices.
    • With the Director of Finance, Procurement & CMS provide support with problem resolution on cash accounts, bank resolutions, accounting software, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs.
    • Provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of FHI and sub-recipient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
    • Analyse, develop and monitor accounting/fiscal control procedures and program budgets including monitoring cash flows and requesting for fund transfers from FHI/HQ.
    • Prepare financial reports for FHI Nigeria to monitor and track obligations and expenditures.
    • Provide training and backstopping on the accounting software.
    • Provide technical assistance on accounting and financial matters. Identify areas needing improvement and provide necessary staff development and training.
    • Assist FHI/Nigeria Program staff in monitoring sub-project budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
    • Prepare written and verbal responses to inquiries and requests for budgetary information.
    • In collaboration with the Director of Finance, Procurement & CMS prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of sub-projects account activities, with accompanying backup documentation and receipts.
    • Serve as a resource person to FHI/Nigeria on funder financial regulations and FHI/Nigeria accounting policies and procedures.
    • Supervise finance/accounting staff to ensure that duties are carried out according to schedule.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • BS.c / BA in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field and a minimum of 9 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in international development programs.

    Or

    • M.Sc / MA in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field and a minimum of 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in international development programs.
    • Possession of CPA, ACA, ICAN, or recognized equivalent is required.
    • Expert knowledge of USAID and other donor regulations is required.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Proven ability in the management of large, multifaceted programs
    • Proven ability to present financial information to a non-financial audience
    • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors and recipients of assistance
    • Proven ability in building capacity of organizations in financial management
    • Ability to represent FHI/Nigeria to donors, government officials and the NGO community in financial matters
    • Proven ability in supervising staff
    • Well-developed computer spread sheet skills
    • Familiarity with multiple program (i.e. donor) regulations on financial reporting
    • Ability to execute detail-oriented 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.
    • Working knowledge of relevant accounting software packages 
    • Ability to travel in Nigeria minimum of 25%

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    Technical Officer, Adolescent Girls and Young Women & Prevention Services

    Basic Function

    • With the Technical Director at the Country Office, the Technical Officer will provide technical and programmatic oversight to the Adolescent Girl and Young Women (AGYW) component of the National Aligned HIV/AIDS Initiative (NAHI) grant.
    • This will include coordinating and driving the implementation and monitoring of interventions targeted at adolescent girls and young women across implementing States.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • With the Technical Director, coordinate the delivery of prevention services to vulnerable groups especially to AGYW.
    • Provide day to day guidance to implementing states on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for HIV prevention services including reproductive health (SRH) services, and gender-based violence (GBV) mitigation and post-violence care for AGYW.
    • Ensure layering of services for HIV prevention in AGYW.
    • Work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation staff to define data needs related to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for AGYW and Prevention programming.
    • Recommend evidence-based improvements in the delivery of AGYW and Prevention services.
    • Work with sub-recipients and staff across implementing states to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • MB.BS / MD / PHD / B.Pharm / BSc in Nursing or a similar Degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS and Adolescents & Young People programming with sound understanding in provision of HIV prevention and treatment services in resource constrained settings.

    Or

    • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS and Adolescents & Young People programming with sound understanding in provision of HIV prevention and treatment services in resource constrained settings.
    • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
    • Substantial experience in the following technical areas: HIV prevention for priority populations including adolescents and youth; positive dignity, health and prevention, social and behavior change communications, community development, gender and/or gender-based violence.
    • 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 HIV infections and needs of adolescents and young people
    • 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 communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

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    Senior Technical Advisor, Prevention - Research & Learning

    Background / Basic Function

    • Harm reduction and AGYW are new intervention areas on the Global Fund HIV/TB grant to Nigeria, implemented by FHI360 in various states.
    • Currently in Nigeria, there exists paucity of strategic information, both qualitative and quantitative regarding various aspects of the specific needs of AGYW in their diversity and people who use drugs .
    • This position will support the grant implementation and coordination of program areas related to AGYW and PWUD by contributing to the knowledge base and profile of these intervention areas to inform program design, delivery, monitoring and quality assurance whilst also contributing to reviews of existing implementation policies, guidelines and program approaches in partnership with civil society, government, donors and other stakeholders based on learnings and emerging needs through Implementation Science and Research. 

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    • Under the supervision of the Technical Director, provide day-to-day implementation support and advice to implementing states on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches for harm reduction and AGYW interventions, with a focus on quality and evidence-based interventions.  
    • Guide implementers, in partnership with technical agencies i.e. UNODC and UNAIDS to bring evidence-based improvements in the delivery of harm reduction and AGYW services which respond to people’s needs, use of data for decision making.  Work with FHI360’s sub-recipients and staff across implementing states to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures aligned to normative global guidance that will support the achievement of quality service delivery, including monitoring compliance.  
    • Lead the development of research protocols and guide the team in obtaining needed ethical clearances for conduct of research using program data from harm reduction and AGYW implementation, and where relevant strategic information from the region.
    • This may include development of academic articles to publish scientific evidence as it relates to harm reduction and AGYW HIV programs in Nigeria.  
    • Support the FHI360 SI team in setting up the right data sets and indicators for needed implementation research and post interventional studies that will come useful in determination of subsequent funding mechanisms/models.
    • Coordinate and support strategic dissemination of best practices and lessons learnt amongst all stakeholders in Nigeria, including bilateral, academic institutions, government, and technical agencies.  
    • Work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation staff to define data needs related to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other workplan tracking measures for harm reduction and AGYW interventions. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Policy or related field with 5 - 8 years’ work experience in statistical analysis and operational research methods.
    • A Degree in Statistics or Data Science and/or possession of a PhD in any relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
    • Experience working with donor funded programs required, Global Fund/PEPFAR experience desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Proficient in functions required for operational research and statistics, including interpersonal and communication skills necessary for effective interactions with study teams
    • Sound understanding of inferential statistics and ability to statistically analyse and interpret big data, identify errors, and prepare reports.
    • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures for conducting research studies under government, organizational and donor regulations.
    • Knowledge of data analysis tools, preferably statistical software.
    • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
    • Substantial experience in the following technical areas: HIV prevention and care for adolescent and young women in their diversity and harm reduction for people who use drugs.
    • 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 HIV infections and needs of adolescents and young people
    • 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 communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

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    Senior Technical Officer - Monitoring & Evaluation

    Basic Functions

    • The Senior Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), under the supervision of the Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the LGA offices.
    • The Senior Technical Officer, M&E will work with others in the State and LGAs including local implementing partners to ensure that monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Will be responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the State Office.
    • S/he will work with others in the country office and state offices to ensure that monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
    • S/He will provide technical oversight for designing, development, planning, implementation; and capacity-building of monitoring and evaluation of assigned unit level programs and develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of surveillance, monitoring and evaluation components.
    • Support the development of quality management system, including supporting appropriate data analysis and reporting.
    • Work with the state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on donor and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements. 
    • Provide support to sites at LGA, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, state government M&E officers, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.
    • Work with local partners to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
    • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, oversee the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
    • 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 and mobile data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
    • Provide technical assistance and supervision to M&E officers at LGA level in integrating FHI 360 data into the national Management Information System.
    • On a monthly basis, analyze state-level data and provide approved reports to State Office, National Office and local partners or other relevant parties.
    • Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring and with program staff and local partners, use program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs and design new programs.
    • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to donor guidelines.
    • Represent FHI 360 and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation.
    • Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of integrated programs in the fields by review of current literature; be alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
    • Support implementation of project evaluation activities (including drafting ToRs, oversight of implementation of evaluations, working with sector leads to develop management responses to evaluation recommendations etc.).
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of humanitarian programs in North-East Nigeria specifically.
    • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation
    • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around integrated program including WASH and Nutrition.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues within the communities
    • 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 communication. Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar Degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.

    Or

    • MPH / MSc / MA in relevant degree with 7 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.

    Or

    • B.Sc / BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with not less than 9 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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    Technical Officer, EpiC-COVID-19

    Job Summary

    • With supervision of the Senior Technical Officer, the technical officer will provide technical support on the Oxygen Technical Assistance Project in the Country Office with extensive role in program evaluation, program design, program implementation, stakeholder engagement, resource mapping and strategic & operational planning, including direct support to the Associate Director, Special Projects.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Support technical and program staff with responding to technical, administrative and programmatic requests from HQ, donors, implementing partners, country/zonal offices and other FHI team members
    • Support the development of protocols, templates, tools and SOPs for facility level assessments, stakeholder engagement, resource mapping and facility level operational plans for strengthening medical oxygen use for COVID-19 response.
    • Support the design and execution of technical assistance visits, workshops, and meetings. Coordinate on arrangements for travel undertaken by team members, consultants, or colleagues from FHI HQ. Support the design, execution, coordination and transition of community of practices (CoPs) for COVID-19 medical oxygen technical assistance alongside the Government of Nigeria stakeholders and the private sector
    • Support stakeholder engagement and resource mobilization for COVID-19 medical oxygen use working alongside Department of Hospital Services-FMoH, NACA, NPHCDA and other implementing partners like WHO, CHAI, etc
    • Support a rapid digital transformations and automations for coordinating technical working groups, tracking and managing equipment and commodities for medical oxygen use and facilitating linkages to care to improve uptake of medical oxygen.
    • Support knowledge translation and management to guide evidence informed decisions for strengthening medical oxygen availability, access, coverage and uptake for COVID-19 response in Nigeria Perform other related duties for program management as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Deliverables

    • Scoping review of existing literature on medical care/oxygen use Stakeholder engagement and resource mapping for medical oxygen Oxygen use tracking system and hospital equipment management system
    • Report on coordination of medical oxygen use technical working group and communities of practice Facility level oxygen system plans
    • Report on training of health care workers Monthly reporting based on ARPA guidance A final project report summarizing results

    Expertise and Complexity:

    • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
    • Use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
    • Be accurate, complete and meticulous in record keeping and documentation English written and verbal communication skills, and organizational skills.
    • Relevant computer software skills including Microsoft office products.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering or any other Engineering field with 3  years experience in managing medical oxygen infrastructures.
    • Strong inter-personal, problem solving and analytical skills with demonstrable good standing with Department of Hospital Services at the Federal Ministry of Health
    • Demonstrable skills in procurement and supply chain management of medical oxygen infrastructure.

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

    • Usual office working conditions.

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    Assistant Technical Officer - WASH

    Requisition: 2022200410
    Locations: Gamboru and Ngala, Borno
    Job type: Full time
    Supervisor: Senior Technical Officer, EpiC-COVID-19

    Details

    • 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, Nutrition and Protection interventions

    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.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • BA / B.Sc in Engineering with 1 to 3 years’ relevant experience in WASH with a sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings.
    • Possession of a post graduate degree in a WASH/Engineering is required.
    • Familiarity with Humanitarian NGOs.

    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.

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    Logistics Manager

    Requisition: 2022201080

    Job Summary

    • Manages day to day operations and systems coordination related to the procurement of various supplies and services in support of company programs and projects located domestically and internationally.
    • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. 
    • This position will primarily work with members of a newly formed Center for Excellence to support the global rollout and adoption of an ERP application for field procurement of commercial goods and services and consultants for FHI 360 offices around the world.
    • The Procurement Specialist will initially be assigned one regional office to support.

    Specific Tasks related to supporting the Center of Excellence (COE) include:

    • Provides input into design and specifications of the Procurement module.
    • Serves as the Global Procurement Services (GPS) department representative on the COE.
    • Makes recommendations/or implements enhancements to the application and related business process in consultation with GPS management and the FHI 360 Information Solutions and Services (ISS) Department.
    • Reporting on COE activities to GPS management.
    • Assisting with the creation of documentation related to design, implementation and business practice related to requisitioning commercial goods and services and consultants and updating other related guidance materials to align with the requirements of the application;
    • Assisting with development of training materials and delivery of training using a variety of techniques.
    • Provides support to users to enable them to resolve their specific day-to-day problems, working closely with other members of the COE to execute corrective action when necessary;
    • Working with GPS management on various projects to improve productivity of procurement related business processes;
    • Ensures Procurement Department users security and permissions are up to date.
    • Tests new system functionality prior to system enhancements deployment.
    • Monitoring quality assurance and producing reports on system compliance for GPS management and identifying problems in ERP systems daily;

    Accountabilities

    • Assists business units, country offices and programs with managing the procurement process and inventory control of goods, materials and supplies.
    • Understands data entry and documentation requirements associated with the ERP system used for the administration of transactions related to commercial goods and services and consultants.
    • Oversees logistical system for shipping/property control and related contracts.
    • Works with vendors to negotiate and obtain best pricing and service for international shipping contracts.
    • Develops, assists and implements logistics plans, budgets, and procedures to maximize compliance with customer needs within budget constraints. Assists with financial reporting and reconciliation of inventories.
    • Reviews invoices for accuracy as needed on expenditures accrued through shipping/receiving. Provides technical support on purchasing procedures, software, and ethics to staff.
    • Acts as liaison with accounting to assure purchase orders are paid as due and accounts are maintained currently.
    • Trains staff on procurement and logistic procedures and policies to ensure compliance with government regulations and documentation requirements pertaining to exports.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Applied Knowledge & Skills:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of procurement and logistics standards and practices.
    • Working knowledge of company policies and procedures regarding budgets and contracts.
    • Good analytical, numerical  and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to influence, motivate and negotiate to ensure compliance and company objectives and goals are met.
    • Ability to work well with others and independently.
    • Read, write and speak English. Fluency in a foreign language is desired.
    • Ability to interact professionally in culturally diverse settings.
    • Ability to research and interpret information to respond to inquiries.

    Problem Solving & Impact:

    • Works on problems of diverse scope that requires analysis and evaluation of identifiable factors.
    • Exercises judgment with defined policies and procedures in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Decisions made generally affect specific functional areas with cost and failure to achieve short term goals of the company.

    Supervision Given/Received:

    • Supervisory responsibilities as needed.
    • Accounts for the budget, methods, and training of staff to achieve results.
    • Develops and recommends solutions to meet internal and external needs of the company and department.
    • Typically reports to a Director.

    Requirements
    Education:

    • University Degree in Business Administration, or related field with minimum of 7 - 9 years relevant experience in purchasing and supply.
    • Master's Degree in Business Administration, or related field with minimum of 5 - 7 years relevant experience in purchasing and supply.
    • PhD in Business Administration, or related field with minimum of 3 - 5 years relevant experience in purchasing and supply.

    Experience:

    • Familiarity with donor-funded procurement rules and regulations (experience with USAID procurement a plus)
    • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
    • Prior management experience preferred.
    • Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

    Typical Physical Demands:

    • Typical office environment.
    • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
    • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.

    Technology to be Used:

    • Personal Computer/Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.

    Travel Requirements:

    • 10% - 25%

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    Regional Technical Advisor (Africa and Haiti)

    Job Requisition ID - 2022201073

    Overview

    • The CDC Enhancing Global Health Security (EGHS) project is a global mechanism that supports Global Health Security Agenda goals through programs and activities focused on protecting and improving health security at country and regional levels. 
    • Core priorities include strengthened laboratory and surveillance systems, public health workforce, emergency operations and capacity to implement the International Health Regulations.  
    • This primary function of this position is to provide strategic technical advice to EGHS-supported country teams in Africa and Haiti to provide technical assistance to recipients of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria’s COVID-19 Response Mechanism (GFATM C19RM) to:
    • Strengthen national laboratory systems with effective modern point-of-care and laboratory-based diagnostics, comprehensive quality management systems, timely and accurate reporting of animal and human diseases, strong specimen referral and transport system, and laboratory information systems; and 
    • To strengthen national surveillance systems and drive strategies to prevent, detect, and respond to outbreaks. 

    Technical Responsibilities

    • The Regional Technical Advisor (Africa and Haiti) will provide expertise, coordination, and supervision of diagnostic-based surveillance activities for multiple countries in Africa and in Haiti. 
    • The Regional Technical Advisor will provide technical support and supervision in collaboration with the project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of regional activities including work planning, budgeting, supportive supervision, and reporting. 
    • The incumbent will coordinate with project partners in the region and may be called on to represent the EGHS project at global or regional meetings. 

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

    • Responsible for the management and technical aspects of the work under the project for the West Africa region and Haiti with a focus on diagnostic-based surveillance including monitoring of workplans, reports and budgets to demonstrate achievement of project goals within the approved budget. 
    • Leads the design and implementation of evidence-based interventions and standard methodologies consistent with International Health Regulations (IHR) and Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) goals for regional goals and activities.  
    • Coordinates FHI 360 efforts to align and collaborate with stakeholders in relevant countries and West Africa region. 
    • Provides technical inputs to the programmatic workplan related to infectious disease surveillance and laboratory surveillance of epidemic and pandemic-prone diseases across project partners in accordance with evidence base and technical/quality standards. 
    • Assesses performance, identifies challenges, provides technical direction to resolve challenges to ensure quality of implementation, in line with approved workplans. 
    • Provides operational support to the project regional/countries team, skills, and resources to ensure the quality of the project deliverables in line with FHI 360 and donor standards. 
    • Directly supervises regional/country diagnostics and surveillance project staff, establish clear work objectives, conduct timely performance appraisals, provide mentorship and feedback, and support staff development. 
    • Works in close collaboration with the project management team, headquarter and regional technical experts, monitoring and evaluation officer, and counterpart in the West Africa region. 
    • Represents the project team at technical/stakeholder forums with country, national government, regional entities, donor institutions and other implementing partners working in global health security, laboratory strengthening, and surveillance.  
    • Supports capacity building activities to improve GHSA and IHR capacities in the West Africa region. 
    • Stays up to date on national and international developments in GHSA and IHR and communicates these to the team and partners. 
    • Leads business development opportunities related to epidemiological and laboratory surveillance or other global health security technical areas. 
    • Liaises and coordinates reporting with country teams, M&E Advisor and HQ project team. 
    • Documents lessons learned. 
    • Recruits, onboards, and trains new hires for West Africa Regional portfolio as needed 
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Education and Experience 

    • Master's Degree or International equivalent in Medicine, Public Health, or related field 
    • At least 8 years of relevant experience in infectious disease diagnostics-based surveillance. 
    • Demonstrated experience implementing field-based surveillance methodology including analysis of epidemiologic investigation data 
    • Experience working effectively with government counterparts at national and regional levels. 
    • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team. 
    • Experience collaborating on projects and coordinating efforts with other program staff, other international health agencies, and private and non-profit organizations 
    • Experience supervising technical staff across multiple countries. 
    • Experience working with CDC or USAID preferred. 
    • Typical Physical Demands 
    • Typical office environment 
    • Ability to spend long hours looking at a computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard 
    • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time 
    • Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.  
    • Technology to be Used 
    • Personal computer, Microsoft Office (Office 365, SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Skype/Zoom/Teams, cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment. 
    • Proficient in data analysis software such Epi-Info and/or SPSS and/or R and/or SAS 

    Applied Knowledge and Skills:

    • In-depth knowledge of and experience in national/regional infectious disease diagnostics and surveillance 
    • Demonstrated experience implementing field-based surveillance methodology including analysis of epidemiologic investigation data 
    • Awareness of the mechanisms and strategies that are being deployed under the Global Health Security Agenda and other similar mechanisms to combat emerging infectious disease threats. 
    • Knowledge and previous work experience with JEE and improvement strategies at country level 
    • Proficiency with data management software (DHIS 2 or other information systems) 
    • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. 
    • Demonstrated report writing and presentation skills 
    • Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. 
    • Ability to network and collaborate with others in a sophisticated multi-partner context. 
    • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.  
    • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors, and prepare reports.  
    • Ability to solve problems and implement corrective action as needed. 

    Travel:

    • Up to 50% within the region 

    Language Requirements:

    • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English and French. 

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