FHI360 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 positions below
The State Coordinator, under the supervision of the Program Implementation Director, will oversee State level activities of Malaria Action Program for States (MAPS). In this regard the SC shall provide leadership for the State MAPS team and coordinate the activities of MAPS across all program thematic areas in the State.
S/He will lead the development of MAPS State specific activity plans; drawing from the annual MAPS work plan and State malaria program operational plans: (i) provide up-to-date inputs to the annual planning processes of MAPS; (ii) coordinate the implementation of the State MAPS team activities; (iii) contribute to the development and review of technical documents, reports, and materials for state specific implementation; (iv) foster a harmonious relationship between MAPS and State level government, donor partners and non-state entities; (v) participate in technical meetings at state and national levels as determined by the Implementation Director to support state malaria programs; (vi) perform any other duties assigned by the Implementation Director .
The State Coordinator will be expected to spend at least 15% of his/her time in the SMOH DPRS, 5% at the National Malaria Control Program office, 30% at LGA providing oversight as required and 50% at the MAPS Ebonyi office.
Minimum Recruitment Standards:
A first degree in social, physical or health sciences
A post graduate degree in relevant field will be a strong added advantage.
Experience in health related work (especially malaria) or project management is essential
A minimum of 10 years post NYSC working experience in the relevant area with a minimum of 2 years at development sector with a program.
Experience working with government and donor funded program/development sector will be a strong added advantage
Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word and Power Point required.
Good communication skills required.