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  • Posted on: 21 June, 2012 Deadline: 5 July, 2012
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  • FHI 360 is a non profit human development organization dedicated 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 50 countries, all US states and all US territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions of:

    Senior Technical Officer- Clinical Services
    The Senior Technical Officer Clinical Services will provide technical support to implement high quality HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria prevention, care, treatment and support activities as well as other clinical and public health services in assigned projects. With other members of the Prevention, Care and Treatment department, will coordinate the design and implementation of components related to clinical and public health management of HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria as well as other diseases in FHI 360 projects.
    Minimum Recruitment Standards:
       1. MBBS with 7 years of progressive professional experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria is required.
       2. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in care and support for HIV/AIDS especially with ARV program.
       3. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria programming issues in Nigeria.   
       4. Experience in project development, proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training, and excellent communication skills required.
       5. A post graduate degree in a related field is essential.
       6. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.

    Technical Officer- Laboratory Services

    The Technical Officer Laboratory Services will liaise with the Program Coordinator and the laboratory team at the Country Office and at the zones to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services within the states for FHI 360 Nigeria programs, including adherence to relevant professional standards and guidelines, and involvement with laboratory clinical governance issues and audit.
    S/He will coordinate and maintain oversight of the day to day operations of all laboratory services at the state level, and will give technical support on the implementation, monitoring and quality assurance of laboratory services for HIV/AIDS, opportunistic infections and malaria care and treatment in collaboration with technical staff within FHI 360 at state and local agencies in Nigeria.
    Minimum Recruitment Standards:
       1. BSc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post NYSC experience, with a minimum of 3 years exposure in the provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
       2. Msc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 3-5 years post NYSC experience, with a minimum of 3 years exposure in the provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
       3. Expertise in hematology, TB and blood safety issues will be an added advantage.
       4. Familiarity with the Nigerian public sector health, NGOs or CBOs is highly desirable.

    Program Officer (Four Pillars PLUS)

    The FHI 360 Four Pillars PLUS “Improving Girls Secondary Education” in Nigeria project aims to improve the quality and relevance of secondary education for girls and other vulnerable children (OVC) and boost retention rates in Benue State, Nigeria. The project will offer scholarships, girls’ mentoring, teacher training, and encourage community participation to address the complex barriers to education for girls and OVCs. The project will also support the transition of girls from secondary school to the formal workforce with training and internships. This is a 3 year project with funds provided annually.
    The Project Officer will be responsible for providing overall technical support, advice and guidance to staff as well as overall supervision of technical and financial responsibilities. The Project Officer will ensure that all donor deliverables are met on time and with quality, and will perform all the responsibilities and duties related to supporting beneficiaries in secondary school, vocational training and internship programs.
    Minimum Recruitment Standards:
    Msc. degree in Sociology, Psychology or related field, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience with increasing responsibility in the educational sector or working with OVCs.
    Or Bsc. degree in Sociology, Psychology or related field, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience with increasing responsibility in the educational sector or working with OVCs.

    Method of Application

    To apply for this position follow the link below:
    Closing Date: Jul 05, 2012

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