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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.

    Social & Behavior Change Communication Advisor

     

    Job Summary / Responsibilities
    The SBCC Advisor will provide direction, communication technical expertise, and oversight of all project SBCC activities for the Nigeria Malaria Project.  He/she will assist the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), and, working with the project SBCC and Community Mobilization Officers, collaborate with and build capacity of the Ministry of Health (Federal, State, Local Government (LGA) level) communication personnel and private-sector counterparts to identify, develop, implement, and monitor an array of SBCC approaches to changing and maintaining behaviors in the area of malaria prevention and treatment. Working with the Research and M&E Advisor, improve on NMEP’s and partner’s ability to measure and monitor SBCC; Support malaria advocacy, communication, and social mobilization at Federal, State and LGA levels and play a leadership role in integrating SBCC activities in other health programs.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Meet regularly with representatives of the NMEP, USAID, partners, and other stakeholders to integrate feedback including Federal, State and LGA strategic plans into key campaign messages, including correct and consistent LLIN use and maintenance; comprehension and use of ACTs; and increased use of ANC services.
    • Working with the SBCC and Community Mobilization Officers, develop SBCC messages to improve at risk population’s awareness of the risk of malaria during pregnancy and promote the use of IPTp during various phases of pregnancy.
    • Conduct strategic behaviour communications needs assessments and design, pre-test, and finalize drafts of SBCC/media materials in conjunction with NMEP and relevant partners
    • Implement and monitor IEC/SBCC activities at the health facility and community level to ensure maximum local impact and education.
    • Collaborate closely with the M&E Advisor to ensure the documentation of SBCC effects on target audiences by designing all messages to track specific, measurable behaviors.
    • Identify complementary activities and align plans with the National Malaria Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) guidelines as well as with plans of other malaria projects.
    • Monitor and report on all Nigeria Malaria Project SBCC activities.
    • Respond to the specified deliverables and goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI360 contractual agreement.
    • Work with the Malaria Technical Director, collaborate and build capacity of Ministry of Health and private-sector counterparts to develop, implement, and monitor SBCC messaging and implementation.
    • Contribute to work plans, budgets, pipelines, technical reports, and deliverables.
    • Perform other duties as directed by the supervisor.
    • Complete detailed strategy write-ups, work plans, and deliver quarterly reports and all other reporting requirements.
    • Oversees the work of consultants and subcontractors, as required.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Public Health; Communications and Media Arts; Marketing; or a relevant field.
    • At least ten years of professional experience developing mass communication campaigns.
    • At least ten years of experience working in public health sector.
    • 5-7 years of experience in implementing and managing national health communication/SBCC programs in developing countries

    Specific Knowledge Requirements:

    • Practical experience with the Nigeria health system and/or Media scene
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to multi-task and oversee a number of ongoing activities.
    • Excellent communication and networking skills.
    • Knowledge of state of the art social and behavior change communication models and strategies and their practical application to malaria as well as technical knowledge in these fields.
    • Knowledge of evidence-based, innovative and practical solutions to communication and gender integration challenges in developing countries.
    • Field experience in developing and implementing SBCC projects and programs in Asia and/or other regions that have demonstrated impact at scale.
    • Understanding of widely accepted formative research, pretesting, and monitoring and evaluation methodologies for effective SBCC interventions.
    • Demonstrated strong technical, programming and management skills.
    • Proven ability to work as an effective team member.
    • Excellent oral/written communication skills in English and one or more additional languages a plus.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills and experience working in collaboration with partners, donors and NGOs.
    • Ability to set priorities while multi-tasking, and meet deadlines.

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    Project Advisor, Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS)

     

    Job Description

    • The SIDHAS project is a five-year PEPFAR program that aims 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
    As part of the Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) Senior Team, the Project Advisor performs a wide variety of complex programmatic, technical, and communication/reporting functions.

    Duties will include coordinating and finalizing a variety of administrative and operational reports; participating in the development, implementation, and documentation of administrative policies, procedures, and programs. A primary responsibility will be serving as a liaison with USAID and other external stakeholders.

    As part of this role, the Advisor will have frequent communication with SIDHAS departments and staff, sub-awardees and relevant outside agencies, as well as FHI360 HQ. The Project Advisor reports directly to the SIDHAS Chief of Party:

    • Collaborate with Chief of Party to provide leadership and high quality programmatic assistance to the program.
    • Liaise with USAID, key partners and stakeholders on the implications of PEPFAR 3.0 to the SIDHAS project.
    • Collaborate with technical staff to ensure programmatic targets are achieved and activities are implemented according to PEPFAR / USAID regulations.
    • Provide leadership to ensure the development of timely, high quality and regulation compliant reporting per FHI 360 and donor guidelines.
    • Serves as primary senior team contact and liaison for assigned functions and programs with other departments and staff, outside agencies and organizations for the SIDHAS project; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues; explains, justifies, and promotes programs, policies, and activities.
    • Assists the COP and other senior team members in collecting, compiling, and analyzing information from various sources on a variety of specialized topics related to SIDHAS; participates in the preparation of reports that present and interpret data, identify alternatives, and make and justify recommendations.
    • Coordinates, tracks, and ensures timely response to all USAID requests for information and assistance; keeps COP and other key staff informed on communications.
    • May assign work activities, projects, and programs to administrative support staff; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; recommends improvements in work flow, procedures, policies, and use of equipment and forms; implements improvements as directed by COP.
    • Performs a wide variety of complex, responsible, and confidential duties for senior team and other staff as assigned.
    • Directs and participates in the maintenance of a calendar of activities, meetings, and various events for senior staff; coordinates activities with other SIDHAS departments, USAID, outside agencies.
    • Develops and edits a wide variety of reports, letters, memoranda, correspondence, etc; independently composes correspondence and reports related to assigned area of responsibility.

    Qualifications

    • Master's Degree or its international equivalent in Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences, International Development, Human Development or a related field.
    • A minimum of 11 years of experience in a specialized technical/medical field of study.

    Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of complex international public health programs.
    • Knowledge of policies, rules and regulations of major donors, including USAID.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
    • Proven ability to communication effectively, both in writing and orally; demonstrated ability to independently prepare reports, briefings, correspondence and memoranda.
    • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of a variety of programmatic, administrative and financial reports.
    • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines under steady pressure and multiple priorities.
    • Exercises good judgment and maintains confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports.
    • Demonstrated ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
    • Demonstrated competence in the operation and use modern office equipment including a computer and various software packages.
    • Demonstrated experience in performing responsible and difficult organizational and office management and administrative functions showing independent judgment and personal initiative.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
    • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
    • Ability to travel in Nigeria up to 25%

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    Chief of Party, Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS)

     

    Job Description

    • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a PEPFAR program that aims 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).
    • The Chief of Party (COP) leads the project and is responsible for achieving the project’s vision and strategy, directing the project technical team, and managing critical relationships with national and international partners and other key stakeholders.
    • The COP has overall programmatic and fiscal responsibility for the project, including achieving project results, effectively communicating accomplishments, making financial reports, and ensuring compliance with all US government and the organization’s regulations.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    • Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results.
    • Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements.
    • Provide direction on senior-level policy and technical dialogue with the Ministry of Health and other government ministries and units, working in staff as appropriate.
    • Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program.
    • Ensure the timely and complete submission of all performance reports and responses to donor requests for performance, success stories, and financial information for the program.
    • Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion.
    • Ensure compliance with all donor related, organization’s, and program-specific policies.
    • Supervise and mentor all senior management staff.
    • Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization’s and USG regulations
    • Oversee the sub-contract and sub-grant cycle from pre-award to closeout including
    • solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring and close-out of sub-awards based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Respond to issues that arise during sub-award/contract, and award program implementation including but not limited to financial reporting, issuing modifications, oversight of compliance with terms and conditions and resolution of disputes, and resolving audit (financial and/or general performance) findings.
    • Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure that they are in line with the organization’s policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations.
    • Ensure preparation and submission of complete and accurate financial reports and cash requests to organization’s HQ and USAID.
    • Oversees project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub-awards and lead the preparation of budget amendments/modification for negotiation with donor.
    • Review and monitor program budgets vs. actual expenditures including Life of Project (LOP) and Field office Financial Reports and Monthly Expense Reports received from the organization’s headquarters.
    • Recruit, supervise, mentor, and motivate project team which includes staff from the organization and international and national partners.
    • Actively work on team building to ensure productive staff.
    • Oversee execution of the organization’s personnel policies and ensure that policies and procedures are clearly communicated to staff, and are respected.
    • Liaise with donor personnel, including the COTR and Contracts on funded activities.
    • Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with government federal and regional entities to support project implementation.
    • Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project.
    • Liaise with headquarters Technical Team, Contracts & Grants, Finance, and Compliance staff to monitor donor regulations and policies for changes affecting the program.
    • Ensure effective communication across the entire project with team and relevant stakeholders.
    • This includes (1) providing regular briefings and updates to relevant parties (e.g., supervisors) (2) facilitating regular team meetings to share information across project components and (3) contribute to positive and smoothly functioning relationships with external partners, including international partners and national implementing partners.
    • Coordinate with other donor implementing partners on common objectives and activities, as needed.
    • Maintain a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders in assigned area, and ensure that the project is represented on appropriate steering and advisory groups.

    Qualifications

    • Master's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
    • Typically requires a minimum of 15+ years with project management experience.
    • Typically requires a minimum of 5+ years of Chief of Party experience on government funded sector and/or value chain development projects.
    • Demonstrated experience in multi-sector project management and implementation.
    • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope.
    • Excellent management, communication, and organization skills are required.
    • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
    • Experience operating in insecure environments.
    • Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
    • Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on West Africa preferred.

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    Country Director III

     

    Job Description

    • Provides leadership and management oversight for a portfolio of programs and research at the country level. Over sees operations, leads and manages teams of various sizes, and is the primary company representative for the country
    • Ensures strong collaboration with local government, international donors and sponsors, and civil society partners. Interacts with other sectors to integrate and manage work plans, budgets, and multi-sector interventions
    • Implements evidence based interventions in one or more multi-sector areas, as well as new technologies and practices. Oversees project implementation that requires the use of the Operational Model (RACI) frameworks
    • Serves as Project Director or COP on designated projects

    For Nigeria Specifically:

    • The Country Director will be the Representative for FHI 360 activity at the country level. S/he will be responsible for direct supervision of COPs and Project Directors, as shall be assigned and updated yearly, and the primary point of contact for Business development. Coordinates closely with FHI 360 Affiliate, AHNI
    • Manages Country Office (CO) development and implementation process of a company's services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects.
    • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the Country Office.
    • Oversees the CO shared services platform
    • The shared services in Nigeria include the following departments/units:
      • Human resources, procurement, contracts management services (CMS), finance, enterprise services (facilities, travels/logistics, storage/warehousing, communication, utilities, etc.), administration, information technology (IT), security and compliance
      • Coordination with all projects present in Nigeria
      • Oversight of all FHI 360 activities
      • Planning for office size and staffing changes and ensuring best value to clients/donors of shared services.

    Job Summary/Responsibilities
    Accountabilities:

    • Provides leadership, ensures quality and oversees all company operations in the Country
    • Manages project portfolio as detailed above
    • Responsible for overall vision of Nigeria Portfolio including projects managed by other COPs (SIDHAS, Global)
    • Over sees operation functions of Country Office/sub offices, including within the areas of management, finance, contracts and grants, security, legal and human resources to ensure the office and projects managed within the office are compliant with company policies and procedures.
    • Ensures technical oversight and quality assurance for projects in which the Country Director is also designated project Director and/or COP or coordinates with primary technical supervisor within the appropriate sector(s) to ensure this technical oversight and support
    • Coordinates a matrixed management approach to capacity building, support and oversight of shared services staff, and program/technical staff in specifically designated projects.
    • Provides operational support to global or regional projects with systems, skills and resources to ensure the quality of the country portfolio
    • Develops and monitors landscape analysis, strategic plans, proposals, protocols, papers, reports, and budget to achieve project and company goals
    • Manages staff with training and operational procedures to achieve strategic goals of the project and the company.
    • Ensures talent development and teambuilding
    • Establishes, serves and maintains partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters
    • Ensures a harmonized enterprise services platform at the country level
    • Determination of job level is based on combination of primary and secondary criteria (i.e. Revenue, Headcount, and number of contracts/sub awards and other factors).
    • As chief of safety and security for FHI360 operations in the country, ensures security and safety of all FHI360 operations, staff, consultants and related assets in the country.
    • Provides direction to the overall leadership and management team in Nigeria, in particular as regards strategic program direction, managed growth and compliance with organization policies and procedures and donor regulations.
    • Manages, implements, and monitors systems, services, and staff for shared services, within project budgets to achieve financial, administrative and programmatic goals.
    • Provides timely and accurate financial and programmatic reports to company management and donors as required.
    • Prepares and monitors approved budgets for shared services and Country managed projects.
    • Approves all expenditures relating to G&A budgets.
    • Provides technical assistance through review or writing of proposals, protocols, papers, reports to ensure accuracy and appropriateness.
    • Recruits, orients and supervises (Department/unit Directors) to support country programs and ensure the completion of technical, programmatic, financial, and resource development needs are met and achieved.
    • Provides supportive guidance and supervision to Technical and Program staff, and Managers who are charged to implement programs within the assigned area of expertise.
    • Collaborates with Operations and cross functional groups on matters concerning staff development that leverages international staff to mentor local staff, so as to maintain project accountability and scale in the short term and fast track capacity building for the long term.

    Possible Deliverables or GOALS:

    • Development of Strategic approach for Nigeria
    • Manage shared services to harmonize operations and approaches in Nigeria
    • Recommend structural changes in supervision for shared services to BU director
    • Help identify a transition plan for changes in lines of supervision, and taking into account SIDHAS staffing. This should include “Missing” positions within SIDHAS and outside.
    • Work with BU director, COP of SIDHAS to help identify positions that can be funded by SIDHAS or other new projects.
    • Spearheading business development in Nigeria, including collaboration and resource mobilization of staff to work on proposals in coordination and consultation with COPs
    • Broadening potential partners knowledge of FHI 360 as an expert implementer of projects outside of health
    • Central point of contact with Sectors for new opportunities in Nigeria
    • Work with HQ to develop approaches suited to Nigeria – in particular as regards pricing, and making strategic cases for using company funds when absolutely necessary
    • Chief of security and safety for all FHI360 staff working in or visiting Nigeria

    Applied Knowledge & Skills

    • Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, and practices in project management, process development and execution
    • Excellent and demonstrated public relations, policy, representation, and diplomacy skills required
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong consultative and negotiation skills
    • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to strategize, plan and manage resources for successful completion of projects (ADD)
    • Ability to motivate, influence and collaborate with others
    • Ability to speak the country’s language
    • Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, district/state/national government officials, UN and other multilateral bodies and donor representatives.
    • Deep knowledge of FHI 360 budgeting, financial management, human resources and compliance policies
    • Ability to analyze and establish effective and supportive cross- program coordination, organizational procedures, and management systems.

    Problem Solving & Impact

    • Decisions and actions have a significant impact on management and operations.
    • Problems encountered are moderate to complex and highly varied.
    • Exercises judgment to meet business strategies and develops objectives that align with organizational goals.

    Supervision Given/Received:

    • Sets goals, objectives, timelines and budgets for projects under his/her management and leads coordination with other projects/departments in achieving strategic goals for the country.
    • Leads coordination of resources for ongoing program/projects across functional areas and addresses/ resolves issues.
    • Oversees project implementation for projects under his/her portfolio
    • Oversees shared services for entire country office
    • Typically reports to a Regional Director

    Technology to be Used:

    • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

    Travel Requirements:

    • Greater than 25%

    Typical Physical Demands:

    • Typical office environment
    • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree or its international equivalent
    • Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment/Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences, International Development, Human Development or Related field.

    Certifications:

    • Certification in Project Management.
    • Qualification in Humanitarian action and/or Project Cycle Management and/or Monitoring and Evaluation.

    Experience

    • Typically requires a minimum of 12 years with project management experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in sector specific and multi sector project management and implementation.
    • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope
    • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
    • Experience operating in challenging environments
    • Experience working in a non- governmental organization (NGO).

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    Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Advisor

     

    Job Description

    • FHI360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Advisor for an upcoming USAID-funded Malaria Elimination Project in Nigeria.
    • Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    • The individual will oversee the monitoring and evaluation components of the project as well as program monitoring. Working closely with the Surveillance Advisor, s/he must develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets, and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely accurate and complete reports.
    • Also, working closely with the Capacity Building Advisor, s/he must develop training plans to ensure training and skills transfer to the National Malaria Elimination Program at Federal, State and Local Government (LGA) levels

    Responsibilities

    • Contribute to and lead the design, development, planning, and implementation of project M&E technical strategies. This includes development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention linked research;
    • Develop training strategies and tools for the transfer of  needed M&E skills in design, development  and implementation as well as other specific technical components;
    • Analyze data sets and technical assessment findings; and develop M&E work plans;
    • Work closely with the project team and National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) to ensure compatibility, consistency and coordination of the M&E project framework with the Nigeria Malaria Elimination Strategy and Nigeria Malaria Operational Plans among others;  national and donor requirements;
    • Responsible for providing technical assistance, developing and setting up systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements;
    • Focus on strengthening the M&E system, building capacity of partners and staff, and improving alignment and support to host-country M&E systems; and
    • Undertake periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems, and participate in planning M&E system strengthening actions. Provide guidance on information systems for quality assurance, as well as best practices documentation and reporting.
    • Responsible for exploitation of project data for production of scientific evidence
    • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation needs for research related to the project
    • Explore/suggest the use of appropriate/innovative methodologies and technologies for information management in the project.

    Qualifications

    • Post-graduate degree in Public Health - Epidemiology, Biostatistics;
    • Minimum 8 years’ experience, with progressively increasing level of responsibility in developing countries - experience in Africa desirable;
    • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative  research and analytical methods;
    • Demonstrated hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs – experience with malaria MER systems desired;
    • Excellent report writing, analytical and communication skills, including oral presentation skills;
    • Extensive experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings for international donors desirable;
    • Experience with use of mobile technologies for data collection and reporting a plus;
    • Ability to lead, co-ordinate and work with teams, as well as to work independently; and
    • Ability to prioritize a and meet tight deadlines

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    Knowledge Services Specialist

     

    Job Summary / Responsibilities
    The Knowledge Management Specialist will work to deliver a sustainable and progressive strategy to educate project team members, decision makers, inform donors, provide partners with relevant and up-to-date information and inform the global health community and general public about the project’s contribution to the Nigeria Malaria Elimination efforts. Specific objectives, which will meet USAID requirements and regulations, will:

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop and lead a strategy, collaboration with partners and malaria stake holders in Nigeria, to broaden and achieve a comprehensive knowledge base which will heighten the exposure of malaria elimination efforts;
    • Establish website and review, develop and regularly update the data.
    • Develop and intranet system for project partners , to encourage discussions, sharing of experiences and if possible social media platforms
    • Develop a database of all stakeholders and partners working on malaria elimination in Nigeria ensuring quality, accuracy and its capability to inform and educate the project team, partners and NMEP/decision makers about gaps to achieving the malaria elimination targets;
    • Develop a circulation database for the dissemination of all communication/documentation relating to the project and malaria elimination efforts internally and externally;
    • Engage under the direction of the Chief of Party identified key partners and stakeholders to establish potential areas of collaboration;
    • Ensure best practices are achieved in existing avenues of knowledge dissemination and the exploration of new and innovative avenues;
    • Ensure periodic high quality success stories are shared with the donor, partners and the global malaria community;
    • Develop an international Calendar of Events which will exploit opportunities for knowledge dissemination;
    • Actively seek opportunities for media coverage and publication of project activities and finding ;
    • Capture for dissemination project outcomes, methods, strategies, guidelines, progress, lessons learned and best practices via the most appropriate channel/s;
    • Ongoing monitoring and revision of best practices in concurrence with changes as the project strategies evolve and move forward.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.
    • Typically requires 5-8 years of knowledge management tools and systems experience.
    • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
    • Prior work experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO).
    • Certification in knowledge management preferred.

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    Project Director, RMNCH IDIQ

     

    Job Description
    With the Country Director, the Project Director will provide overall leadership and management of a five-year project to support improvements in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) outcomes in Nigeria.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities

    Vision and Strategy:

    • Provide overall vision, strategic leadership and planning, and guidance to project, including technical direction, quality assurance, and overall accountability for achieving project results as specified by USAID/Nigeria and each Task Order
    • Serve as primary liaison with USAID, other donors, government and other stakeholders and USAID implementing partners
    • Oversee Task Order technical responses and state implementation in collaboration with Task Order Key Personnel, ensuring strategic and functional integration of all technical areas as well as strong collaboration with State and LGA public and private sector actors and civil society organizations
    • Provide leadership to project teams, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities and encouraging effective teamwork.

    Management:

    • Responsible for meeting all contractual deliverables and obligations
    • Maintain financial accountability
    • Ensure that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and USAID policies and procedures
    • Oversee production of timely and accurate financial and programmatic reporting to USAID and FHI 360 as required
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Post-graduate degree in International Health, Social Sciences, Management or related discipline
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience
    • Demonstrated progressive relevant professional experience leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national/international in scope
    • Strong management capacity and ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously as well as demonstrated ability to deliver on results.

    Method of Application

    To apply, visit FHI 360 Career Page

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