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. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:
The Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA) works to improve nutrition and food security policies, strategies and programs through technical support to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners, including host country governments, international organizations, and NGO implementing partners. Focus areas for technical support include maternal and child health and nutrition, HIV and other infectious diseases, food security and livelihood strengthening, and emergency and reconstruction. FANTA develops and adapts approaches to support the design and quality implementation of field programs while building on field experience to improve and expand the evidence base, methods, and global standards for nutrition and food security programming. The project, funded by USAID, is a 5-year cooperative agreement.
Based in Abuja, Nigeria, the Project Manager will manage FANTA’s technical assistance to USAID/Nigeria and its partners in the implementation of nutrition assessment, counseling, and support (NACS) interventions for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). Specific duties will include support for Federal and/or selected Sub national units NACS coordinating mechanisms and policies, the integration of nutrition indicators into routine HIV M&E systems; the development of training materials for pre- and in-service health workers; the development of job aids and facilitation of NACS training for service providers; and the promotion of functional linkages between NACS and other activities supported by USAID/Nigeria such as IYCF and OVC related activities, activities. The FANTA Project Manager will also work with other U.S. President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Partners, and other relevant entities in designing and rolling out NACS interventions. Field work will be mainly based in the south of Nigeria and will require extensive travel.
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