• Job Vacancies at FHI 360 Nigeria - (Graduates & Experienced)

  • Posted on: 14 January, 2016 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.

    We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following vacant positions below:

    Assistant Technical Officers

     

    Job Description

    • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
    • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

    Job Summary

    • With the support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
    • In addition, will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
    • S/He will enter program data into the FHI 360 data management software for subsequent analysis; identifies and follows up missing data; undertakes basic validation checks, and stores and disseminates data and hardcopy files as appropriate

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
    • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
    • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
    • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
    • Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners.
    • Remain informed on current programs in the field of HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.
    • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
    • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
    • Assist in conducting routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
    • Work with the STOs to 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 data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
    • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
    • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
    • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 - 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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    Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation

     

    Job Description
    The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    Basic Function:

    • The Technical Officer (M&E), under the supervision of the Senior Technical Officer (M&E) and State Program Manager, and with technical oversight from the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, is responsible for the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the state office.
    • The Technical Officer (M&E) will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Work with the state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
    • Provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, 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, assist in 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.
    • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation components of the activities in the communities served.
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
    • Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of SACA/SASCP in integrating FHI 360 data into the national HMIS.
    • 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 USAID and PEPFAR 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 programs in the HIV/AIDS/STI fields by review of current literature; be alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
    • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
    • Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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    Technical Officer, Clinical Services

     

    Job Description

    • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
    • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

    Job Summary / Responsibilities
    Basic Function:

    • With the Senior Technical Officer, the State Technical Officer (Clinical Services) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP), TB and integrated medical services at the state level.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to Clinical Management of HIV/ AIDS, PMTCT, TB, RH/FP and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
    • With the Senior State Technical Officer, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.
    • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management capacity building, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.
    • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
    • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
    • Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
    • Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI/TB, RH/FP and integrated medical services activities.
    • Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
    • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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    Technical Officer-TB/HIV

     

    Job Description

    • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
    • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    • To provide technical support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on tuberculosis control and TBHIV collaboration

    Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides technical support related to TB/HIV program strategies and approaches related to implementation of programs.
    • With the Senior Technical officer (TB/HIV) and the state senior technical officers (PCT), coordinates the design and implementation of components related to TB and TB/HIV programs.
    • Provides technical assistance in TB and TB/HIV management capacity building to field programs.
    • Contributes to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to TB/HIV and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
    • Assists in the provision of programmatic assistance to partners on issues of management and control of tuberculosis TBHIV and HIV.
    • Remains informed on current programs in the field of TB and TB/HIV and related development field by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
    • Performs other care, prevention and evaluation duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • MBBS degree
    • At least 1-3 years experience in relevant areas of health, including TB/HIV
    • Experience in project development, proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training, and excellent communication and computer skills required. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system, NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
    • Experience developing collaborative relationships and liaising with senior level government officials, community leaders, and donors.
    • A post graduate degree in related fields will be an advantage
    • 50% domestic travel.Job Description
    • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
    • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    • To provide technical support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on tuberculosis control and TBHIV collaboration

    Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides technical support related to TB/HIV program strategies and approaches related to implementation of programs.
    • With the Senior Technical officer (TB/HIV) and the state senior technical officers (PCT), coordinates the design and implementation of components related to TB and TB/HIV programs.
    • Provides technical assistance in TB and TB/HIV management capacity building to field programs.
    • Contributes to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to TB/HIV and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
    • Assists in the provision of programmatic assistance to partners on issues of management and control of tuberculosis TBHIV and HIV.
    • Remains informed on current programs in the field of TB and TB/HIV and related development field by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
    • Performs other care, prevention and evaluation duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • MBBS degree
    • At least 1-3 years experience in relevant areas of health, including TB/HIV
    • Experience in project development, proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training, and excellent communication and computer skills required. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system, NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
    • Experience developing collaborative relationships and liaising with senior level government officials, community leaders, and donors.
    • A post graduate degree in related fields will be an advantage
    • 50% domestic travel.

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    Program Officer

     

    Job Description

    • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
    • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

    Job Summary / Responsibilities
    Basic Functions:

    • The State Program Officer will work with the State Senior Program Officer to provide oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of all FHI 360 Nigeria activities in the assigned state.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide support to the state office and IAs focusing on work plans, sub agreement management, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs, and reporting.
    • Assist in developing and overseeing execution of systems for initiation, implementation, monitoring, amendment and close out of all SIDHAS IAs’ sub agreements.
    • Assist in ensuring that FHI 360 delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders (achieve set targets, deliver quality services).
    • Assist in monitoring and enforcing compliance with donor and FHI 360 policies by the state office and IAs.
    • Give support in ensuring appropriate monitoring of sub grants to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
    • Assist in guiding and supporting the state office and IAs in establishing sound management systems to ensure cohesive implementation of project activities.
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to USAID/Nigeria requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
    • Assist in Coordinating capacity development efforts in support of state and IAs’ staff and other partners.
    • Give support in ensuring availability of technical resources and integrate their efforts into overall program management.
    • Assist in identifying, analyzing and disseminating best practices in the project through the identification of project learning sites and technical support to the program.
    • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to share information, coordinate activities and avoid duplication in the implementation of the programs.
    • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • BS/BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5-7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
    • Or MS/MA degree in public health, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years relevant experience with international development programs.
    • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

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    Policy & Advocacy Advisor

     

    Job Description

    • Alive & Thrive is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development through improved breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices. In its first five years (2009 to 2014), A&T demonstrated that innovative approaches to improving feeding practices could be delivered with impact and at scale in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam.
    • Alive & Thrive continues its work there and is supporting others to scale up nutrition by applying and adapting tested, proven approaches and tools in Burkina Faso, India, Southeast Asia, and Nigeria.
    • Alive & Thrive is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the governments of Canada and Ireland.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities
    Basic Functions:

    • In Nigeria, the Alive & Thrive Policy & Advocacy Advisor will develop and implement strategic communications and advocacy plans to improve support for infant and young child nutrition among policymakers and opinion leaders in the public, NGO, and commercial sectors at the national level, and specifically in Kaduna and Lagos states.
    • Work will include messaging and earned media, advocacy trainings and workshops, outreach to issue champions and opinion elite, and coordinating advocacy meetings and events at the national and states’ levels.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop and implement a strategic communications and advocacy plan to achieve key objectives around infant and young child nutrition in Nigeria, including the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding and complimentary feeding
    • Conduct outreach to members of the government of Nigeria, nutrition experts and regional and international NGO representatives, and commercial sector influential.
    • Develop and implement specific strategies and tactics for outreach to policymakers, potential advocates, and other stakeholders in the public, NGO, and commercial sectors
    • Develop ideas and maximize opportunities for broadcast and digital/social media outreach, and develop and maintain relationships with the news media
    • Work to position and integrate the project into existing public, NGO, and commercial sector coalitions (as appropriate), and manage coalition relationships in collaboration with the in-country Project Director.
    • Identify, recruit, cultivate and engage champions, spokespersons, and advocates at the national and state levels (specifically Lagos and Kaduna) from the public, NGO, and commercial sectors, including professional associations, affinity groups, service-based organizations, and faith-based organizations.
    • Develop media and policymaker outreach materials, including but not limited to policy briefs, presentations, op-eds, press releases and articles.
    • Coordinate and manage meetings and events at the national and state level (specifically Lagos and Kaduna)
    • Assist with the development and analysis of stakeholder assessments
    • Develop and deliver advocacy-related presentations
    • Coordinate advocacy activities with other organizations
    • Track policy and budgetary landscape and changes
    • Closely coordinate media and advocacy activities to support the overall program plan
    • Contribute to development of annual work plans, budgets, reports & document case studies and success stories
    • Travel as required to Kaduna and Lagos in support of advocacy strategy

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree (or bachelor's degree with 4 years' related experience) in communications, behavioral sciences, health promotion, law or social science
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience (in addition to education) in a senior capacity designing and implementing communications/advocacy programs
    • Demonstrated fluency in English.
    • Demonstrated experience working with government, NGOs, the commercial sector, and donors nationally, and at the state level (preferably in Lagos and Kaduna)
    • Demonstrated experience in successfully working with coalition partners nationally and at the state level (preferably in Lagos and Kaduna).
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and the Internet.

    Method of Application

    To apply for this position, apply on FHI's Career Website on ICIMS

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