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  • Posted on: 23 October, 2014 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 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Associate Director, Program Implementation

    Associate Director - Program Implementation

     

    Job Summary / Responsibilities:
    The Associate Director, Program Implementation under the supervision of the Chief of Party will oversee MAPS operations at the state level.  The AD will directly supervise State Program Coordinators at state level, and through them, the technical staff assigned to each project state office.

    Basic Function:

    •     The AD plays a critical role as the link between policy and general direction from the federal level and project coordination perspective.
    •     S/He oversees the implementation and execution at the State, LGA, and community level in the project’s focus state offices.
    •     The AD will play a crucial role in channeling feedback from activities that take place at the grassroots level, not only to inform and influence national policy and overall MAPS project direction, but also to ensure that technical, programmatic, and capacity building activities at the state level are effective and responsive to local needs.
    •     S/He will develop and maintain partnerships with key state’s stakeholders, particularly at the State government level, to build ownership of communication and community mobilization initiatives.

    Qualifications:

    •     A background in Public Health (preferably malaria or infectious diseases) experience in Nigeria including working in or with government agencies at the local, state and/or national levels.
    •     MSc or PhD in Public Health, development studies or related field is an added advantage.
    •     At least 7-9 years relevant experience with demonstrated management and supervisory capability in leading large and complex field-based and donor-funded public health projects involving staff of diverse, multi-cultural backgrounds.
    •     Experience in interacting with technical Health Organization and International Donor Agencies.

    This 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.

    Method of Application

    We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please visit FHI 360's Career Center at http://www.fhi360.org/careers for a list of all open positions.

    FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.Experience in overseeing financial records of donor-funded organizations, and familiarity with donor and local contractual procedures is an advantage.

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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