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  • Posted on: 14 May, 2019 Deadline: 24 May, 2019
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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.

    Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing

     

    Requisition: 2019200908
    Location: Gamboru Ngala, Borno
    Supervisor: Technical Officer, Health and Nutrition Services
    Job Type: Full time

    Project Description

    • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.  
    • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

    Basic Function

    • Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort.
    • For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary.
    • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions.
    • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures.
    • Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
    • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration.
    • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.),

    Standard Minimum Qualifications

    • BSc Nursing, Public Health or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
    • Must be a Registered Nurse
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
    • Previous experience working in a humanitarian organization is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
    • Ability to respect and maintain medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
    • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
    • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
    • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
    • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work
    • Results quality Orientation, Teamwork, Flexibility, Service Orientation, Stress Management
    • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
    • Compassionate with good communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork skills
    • Must be computer literate.
    • Understanding of Kanuri is a plus.

    Remuneration
    The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

    Core benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision coverage
    • Group life and AD&D insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Long-term disability
    • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Dependent life insurance
    • Business travel insurance
    • Supplemental personal accident insurance
    • Supplemental disability
    • Life insurance
    • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Pension plan

    Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

    • Public transportation program
    • On-site fitness center
    • Local credit union membership
    • Health and wellness program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
    • Bicycle subsidy
    • Legal assistance plan
    • Pet insurance.

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    Senior Accountant

     

    Requisition: 2019200910
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Job Type: Full time
    Supervisor: Finance Manager

    Basic Functions

    • To act in collaborative capacity with the Finance Manager with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles for FHI Nigeria Programs that are classified as “special projects”.
    • S/He is expected to provide leadership in the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project(s), including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
    • S/he will prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide main support for IHANN project with problem resolution on cash accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state and zonal level.
    • Coordinate with Finance Manager to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for FHI/Nigeria Borno State Office including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
    • Monitor budgets and financial reports for all IA sub-agreements not directly managed by the field offices.
    • Provide technical assistance on accounting and financial matters on IHANN project.
    • Participate in the preparation of contract package for sub-agreements and rapid response funds and small grants.
    • Work with the Director of Finance and the Finance Manager in the development and monitoring of annual project budget.
    • Maintain and update monthly project status sheet that include project duration date, number and description of modifications, budgets, disbursements and expenditures, and status of monthly reports. Prepare additional monthly status sheets for other financial activities as requested by FHI and according to donor reporting guidelines.
    • In accordance with approved sub-agreements, provide project funds to IAs subprojects and collaborating organizations.
    • Serve as a resource person to FHI/Nigeria on relevant financial regulations and FHI/Nigeria terms and conditions.
    • Oversee capacity building activities and other support to local implementing agencies (IAs) in Borno state and field offices.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience.
    • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in office management and administration.
    • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required.
    • Experience in managing financial records of donor-funded organizations, and familiarity with donor and local contractual procedures is an advantage.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of local and donor contractual requirements and regulations
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
    • Budget development skills with multi funding sources and general ledger skills.
    • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software and database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
    • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
    • Report on variances and status on regular basis.
    • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
    • Routine coordination with FHI employees and consultants, on-site and in the field.
    • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information.
    • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations.
    • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
    • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times. Time management skills, both in planning and organizing work to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to effectively communicate financial and internal control issues to staff with little or no financial background.
    • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

    Remuneration
    The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

    Core benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision coverage
    • Group life and AD&D insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Long-term disability
    • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Dependent life insurance
    • Business travel insurance
    • Supplemental personal accident insurance
    • Supplemental disability
    • Life insurance
    • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Pension plan

    Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

    • Public transportation program
    • On-site fitness center
    • Local credit union membership
    • Health and wellness program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
    • Bicycle subsidy
    • Legal assistance plan
    • Pet insurance.

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    Technical Officer (Health & Nutrition Services)

     

    Requisition: 2019200907
    Location: Dikwa, Borno
    Job type: Full time

    Project Description

    • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis. 

    Basic Function

    • The Technical Officer (Health & Nutrition Services) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of integrated medical services at the LGA level.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related nutritional and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
    • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to nutritional 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 and work plans.
    • Sensitize main stakeholders on CMAM and need for support and commitment for long term access to life saving activities for children; at this stage the overall entry/exit strategy can be shared emphasizing the vital role of the stakeholders to make this happen
    • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
    • Build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) through organized trainings.
    • Serve as organization liaison at coordinated external meetings and conferences if assigned.
    • Plan and deliver trainings with support capacity building team on CMAM and IYCF
    • Develop work plan for OTP, Stabilization Centre and IYCF activities according to the expected progress of the project
    • Remain informed on current programs in the field of medical and nutritional management and related developments by assessing the needs of current IDPs and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation
    • Network and coordinate with the relevant sectors:
    • Establish good relationship with the Local Government Area authorities and community leaders. Establish a network with the other actors in the working area (I/NGO) Establish a good understanding of the program within the community Establish link and meetings with the community leaders and different group existing in the working area. Coordination and participation in Nutrition Cluster, and nutrition assessment/ survey groups and filing of meeting minutes Support, and actively participate the sub-Nutrition Cluster group meetings at district level constructively Represent FHI 360 nutrition programs when and if necessary vis-a-vis donors during their field visits
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    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 humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.
    • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and nutrition in humanitarian programs.
    • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around integrated health program.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues in the communities
    • 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 and Hausa communications
    • Ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirt.
    • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to facility
    • Ability and willingness to stay at Local Government Area (LGA) at the field
    • Well-developed computer skills.

    Remuneration
    The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

    Core benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision coverage
    • Group life and AD&D insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Long-term disability
    • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Dependent life insurance
    • Business travel insurance
    • Supplemental personal accident insurance
    • Supplemental disability
    • Life insurance
    • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Pension plan

    Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

    • Public transportation program
    • On-site fitness center
    • Local credit union membership
    • Health and wellness program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
    • Bicycle subsidy
    • Legal assistance plan
    • Pet insurance.

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    Finance & Administrative Officer

     

    Requisition: 2019200911
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Supervisor: Finance and Administrative Manager
    Job Type: Full time

    Basic Functions

    • This position will report to the BOSO Finance and Administrative Manager and will be responsible for accounting and finance and overall coordination for the state offices and ensure compliance with the contractual requirements of Nigeria’s programs/projects with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide main support with problem resolution on IHANN project cash accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state level.
    • Ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the state offices, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
    • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities.
    • Oversee contractual issues for the state offices.
    • Ensure continuous flow of funds to state office and to sub recipients.
    • Provide support to and coordinate the FHI 360/Nigeria IHANN project activities within USAID guidelines and regulations.
    • Collaborate with relevant parties from programs, finance and contracts and grants, to develop subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
    • Oversee capacity building activities and other support to sub awardees in the focus states.
    • Serve as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
    • Coordinate all administrative and secretarial support services for the field offices (as relevant).
    • Keep proper office records/filings as appropriate.
    • Record minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the field staff.
    • Provide logistic support for workshops and trainings.
    • Coordinate all records/storage of supplies for the Maiduguri office.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    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.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Knowledge of local and donor contractual requirements and regulations Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
    • Budget development skills with multi funding sources and general ledger skills.
    • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software and database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems. 
    • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
    • Report on variances and status on regular basis. Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
    • Routine coordination with IHANN employees and consultants, on-site and in the field. 
    • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information.
    • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations.
    • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
    • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times. Time management skills, both in planning and organizing work to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to effectively communicate financial and internal control issues to staff with little or no financial background.
    • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

    Remuneration
    The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

    Core benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision coverage
    • Group life and AD&D insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Long-term disability
    • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Dependent life insurance
    • Business travel insurance
    • Supplemental personal accident insurance
    • Supplemental disability
    • Life insurance
    • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Pension plan

    Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

    • Public transportation program
    • On-site fitness center
    • Local credit union membership
    • Health and wellness program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
    • Bicycle subsidy
    • Legal assistance plan
    • Pet insurance.

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    Finance & Administrative Assistant

     

    Location: Banki, Borno
    Supervisor: Field Coordinator

    Project Description

    • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
    • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
    • FHI360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

    Basic Functions

    • Under the direction of the Field Coordinator, the Finance & Admin. Assistant performs recording keeping and payment transactions.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assists in the accurate keeping of all financial transactions for the field site.
    • Prepare monthly financial report forms which accompany executed sub project documents.
    • Assists in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
    • Assists in the maintenance of an efficient records/storage of all office supplies.
    • Serves as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
    • Coordinates all administrative and secretarial support services for the state office (as relevant).
    • Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff of the state.
    • Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
    • Manages incentive payments for community volunteers and all field site transactions.
    • Performs any other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • University Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent
    • Minimum of 1-2 years' experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility.
    • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Proven ability in accounting for medium, multifaceted programs
    • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, community volunteers and recipients of assistance
    • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
    • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa communication.

    Remuneration
    The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

    Core benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision coverage
    • Group life and AD&D insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Long-term disability
    • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Dependent life insurance
    • Business travel insurance
    • Supplemental personal accident insurance
    • Supplemental disability
    • Life insurance
    • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Pension plan

    Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

    • Public transportation program
    • On-site fitness center
    • Local credit union membership
    • Health and wellness program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
    • Bicycle subsidy
    • Legal assistance plan
    • Pet insurance.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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