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  • Posted on: 25 October, 2013 Deadline: 4 November, 2013
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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 equality, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

    Supervisor: State Technical Officer (Clinical Services)

     

    Basic Function:

    • With the State Technical Officer, the Assistant 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 with key emphasis on our private

    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 modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs. 
    • Assist the State technical officer in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks. 
    • Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
    • With the STO, 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.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • 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 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.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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    Associate Director, Monitoring and Evaluation (State support)

     

    Basic Function:

    • The Associate Director monitoring and Evaluation (State Support) provides leadership support to the Director M&E in all monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for FHI Nigeria and most especially in implement high-level Mentorship and Supportive supervision to the State Offices M&E Teams so that SIDHAS Objective of transitioning established M&E system to GoN is achieved. S/he supports the Director M&E in overall management and provision of technical inputs to improve and facilitate the delivery of sound technical assistance in M&E, including to the Government of Nigeria (GON) and United States Government (USG) upon request. S/he collaborates closely with other major Stakeholders in the implementation and improvement of the National M&E effort in Nigeria.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Support the Director in managing the FHI M&E department, defining strategies, goals, objectives and work plan, and monitoring their implementation.
    • Manage the portfolio responsible for database management and software development to maintain high standards of performance in all M&E activities.
    • Facilitate deployment and use of electronic medical records system at FHI-supported sites.
    • Take a leadership role in all QA/QI processes within FHI Nigeria and among FHI’s Implementing Agencies.
    • Strengthen the capacity of the FHI M&E Team, and of FHI technical staff in general; stays alert of the latest best practices in M&E to ensure up-to-date service delivery by the FHI M&E Team.
    • Foster FHI’s relationships with key counterparts at National level, especially from the National Action Committee on AIDS and of the National AIDS and STI Control Program, to facilitate synergies and guarantee harmony between FHI and GON M&E activities.
    • Upon request, provide general technical assistance in M&E to the M&E GON and USG Counterparts as well as to other key stakeholders; in particular, assist the GON and USG in data management, analysis and quality management of related work.
    • Supervise and support the data management, analysis and quality management-related initiative undertaken by M&E officers at the country office. In particular provide guidance in the development and/or adaptation of M&E tools, in the monitoring of their day-to-day use, and in their modification.
    • Provide sound technical leadership in the FHI Quality Management System (Standard Operating Procedures, Process Flowcharts, Forms), in the FHI data flow (processes and procedures for data flow, collecting forms), and for the design, update and use of the FHI databases.
    • Review, validate, share and present regular FHI M&E reports, to be used by various stakeholders (health workers in service delivery points, public health practitioners in GON or USG, technical officers and management in FHI
    • Develop concept papers and research papers to improve and or extend existing monitoring and evaluation activities.
    • Represent FHI at National and International events.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
    • Sound knowledge and experience regarding M&E, statistics and quality assurance/quality improvement, and their specificities for developing countries.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
    • Capacity to manage and build the capacity of a large team, within a multi-cultural environment.
    • Capacity to consistently provide technical inputs on HIV/AIDS in the FHI network to improve the quality of HIV/AIDS service delivery.
    • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to represent FHI/Nigeria to donors, government officials and the NGO community.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.
    • Proven ability in supervising staff.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience working in Monitoring and Evaluation in large HIV/AIDS programs at national or international level.
    • MS/MA in demography, economics and an MPH or similar degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level Monitoring and Evaluation in large HIV/AIDS programs at national or international level.
    • Sound practical knowledge of statistics and the use of statistical software.
    • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is required.
    • Familiarity with USAID and PEPFAR programs is required.

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    Accountant

     

    Basic Functions:

    • Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the Country Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Finance Manager to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
    • Work with the Finance Manager to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
    • Assist the Finance Manager and the Senior Finance & Admin Officers in monitoring subproject budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
    • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
    • Work with the Finance Manager to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of Country Office and subrecepient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
    • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of FHI. 
    • Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into FHI’s accounting software program.
    • Support the Finance Manager in preparing reports for submission to donors.
    • Review work of zonal finance staff for accuracy and proper report content.
    • Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
    • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
    • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
    • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices
    • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures or the ability to comprehend them.
    • Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.
    • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
    • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
    • Follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.
    • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
    • Ability to travel in Nigeria for minimum of 25%

    Qualifications and requirements:

    • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
    • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
    • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related to international development programs.
    • Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.
    • CPA, ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is an advantage.
    • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage. 
    • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

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    Assistant State Technical Officer (Laboratory Services)

     

    Basic Function:

    • Liaise with the State Technical Officer to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for FHI Nigeria programs.
    • Assist in providing technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services to FHI360 and facility staff.
    • Assist in providing technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues at the state office level.
    • Give support in coordinating the inventory management along with AXIOS to ensure adequate stock and quality data capture in the DHIS.
    • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and liaise with STO to apply these lessons and modify existing program.
    • Remain informed on current programs in the field of laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and related development fields by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities as outlined by the technical supervisor.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. 

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
    • Knowledge of Laboratory Equipment and techniques for the following categories of assays: HIV rapid and confirmatory testing, hematology, biochemistry, CD4/CD8, HIV viral load, HIV DNA qualitative test, HIV viral resistance (genotype and phenotype) and management issues related to the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including ART.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection. 
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance. 
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision. 
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication. 
    • Well-developed computer skills. 
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.  

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • BSc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 1-3years post national youth service experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
    • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development area preferred.
    • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.

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    State Technical Officer (Clinical Services)

     

    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.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
    • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • 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, Monitoring & Evaluation (Private Sector)

     

    Basic Function:

    • The Technical Officer (M&E) for Private sector, under the supervision of the Senior Technical Officer (M&E), is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the state offices, and most especially the Private Sector facilities and Private Sector contractors. The Technical Officer (M&E) will work with others in the country office and field offices to ensure that field monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate, of high quality, and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Work with the country office, State-level M&E 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 the private sector sites and contractors in the state offices, including interacting with site and Disease Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP, NMCP/SMCP and other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.
    • Work with state offices and local partners (private sector facilities and contractors) to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
    • Contribute to the design and technical development of monitoring and evaluation initiatives primarily for the Private sector at national and state level. Provide related capacity building support at state level.
    • Conduct routine monitoring visits to state offices and project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools; assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
    • Help ensure that the private sector’s quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all program interventions.
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of the computerized data capture of program activities and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the state offices responsible for data entry and management. Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP and NMCP/SMCP in integrating FHI360 data into the national HMIS.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
    • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
    • Knowledge of health, reproductive health or HIV/AIDS/STI/TB and Malaria programming in developing countries.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government, non-government and private sector settings.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • MBBS with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
    • Or MPH or MSc in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
    • Or BSc in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or  in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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    Senior Technical Officer, Prevention Care and Treatment (Private Sector)

     

    Basic Function:

    • As a member of the Prevention, Care and Treatment team under the guidance of the Associate Director, Care and Treatment, the STO Private Sector provides technical support and programmatic leadership to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities in private sector health facilities with primary focus on PMTCT and clinical management of HIV/AIDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART).

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Provide technical leadership and support related to HIV services with primary focus on prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) strategies and approaches related to implementation of programs within the private health sector
    • In collaboration with other FHI teams, provide technical assistance to the private sector to design, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate strategies to effectively integrate PMTCT and HIV/AIDS service delivery elements into routine hospital services as appropriate.
    • Undertake development of guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation of PMTCT and other HIV services in the Private Health Sector.
    • Contribute to development of lessons learned from implementation of services in the private health sector and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
    • Sustain links at programmatic and field level activities with the larger public sector based HIV program.
    • Coordinate the design and implementation of HIV services in field-level projects and programs within the private sector
    • Represent FHI/Nigeria to donors and government officials on issues of HIV service provision in the Private Health Sector.
    • Remain informed on current programs in the field of maternal health, PMTCT, HIV/AIDS and related development fields.
    • Work with SIDHAS staff at state offices to implement procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.
    • 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.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
    • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
    • Clinical management and training, experience and ability to understand full range of issues around PMTCT, clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings with particular depth in the organization of the Private Health Sector
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of HIV services in resource constrained settings. Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
    • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian private sector health systems, FBOs, NGOs and CBOs is required
    • Prior experience working with a private health sector focused project/organization is highly desirable.

    Method of Application

    For Assistant Technical Officer (Clinical Services) Click here to apply online

    For Associate Director, Monitoring & Evaluation (State Support) Click here to apply online

    For Accountant Click here to apply online

    For Assistant State Technical Officer (Laboratory Services) Click here to apply online

    For State Technical Officer (Clinical Services) Click here to apply online

    For Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (Private Sector) Click here to apply online

    For Senior Technical Officer (Private Sector) Click here to apply online

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