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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 - Laboratory Services

     

    Requisition: 2019201691
    Location: Boki and Etung LGAs, Cross River
    Supervisor: Project Coordinator
    Job Type: Full time
    Slot: 2 Openings

    Basic Function

    • The ATO Laboratory Services will be responsible for providing technical assistance and supporting laboratory services to project supported health facilities in Boki and Etung LGAs.
    • S/he will be responsible for health diagnostic service delivery.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality patient care.
    • Process specimens, conduct testing and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.
    • Operates laboratory instruments and equipment.
    • Keep organized records of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses according to written instructions.
    • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and Ethics
    • Conduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures.
    • Assist with quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
    • Performs non-routine analysis when given direction.
    • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
    • Compiles and submits periodic reports
    • Ensures and establishes adequate infection prevention and control standards are always maintained across all supported facilities.
    • Build capacity of GoN at local government level for improved service delivery
    • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • BSc in Laboratory Sciences or related field with 1-3 years post national youth service experience in provision of laboratory support.
    • 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.
    • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
    • Knowledge of Laboratory Equipment and techniques for the following categories of assays
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues in the community.
    • 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 any of the local languages.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to care and treatment.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    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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    Assistant Technical Officer - Midwifery

     

    Requisition: 2019201690
    Location: Boki and Etung LGAs, Cross River
    Supervisor: Project Coordinator
    Job Type: Full time
    Slot: 2 Openings

    Basic Function

    • The Assistant Technical Officer, Midwifery will assist female patients in all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery.
    • S/he will also provide antenatal and postnatal advice and support to women and their families through supported health facilities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality patient care.
    • Provides direct patient care and accompany in the management of pre-natal, antenatal, inpatient and follow-up care for women (including deliveries).
    • Provides comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services including family planning counselling and services to prevent and treat malaria, tetanus, STI, HIV.
    • Provides training and management in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV
    • Provides reproductive health services and counselling to adolescents in the prevention of teen pregnancy, transmission of STI/HIV, and sexual violence related injuries.
    • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
    • Participates in outreach and community health programs (as required)
    • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. trainings, mentoring)
    • Plans care of the patient in collaboration with the site doctor.
    • Provision of direct nursing care i.e. Administration of IV medications, wound dressings clinical observations etc.
    • Maintains all reusable equipment by cleaning and sterilizing appropriately.
    • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized (if any)
    • Ensure high quality maternal health services at all project sites.
    • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
    • Compiles and submits periodic reports
    • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

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

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
    • 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 English language and local languages in the communities.
    • 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.

    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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    Assistant Technical Officer - M&E

     

    Requisition: 2019201692
    Location: Boki and Etung LGAs, Cross River
    Supervisor: Project Coordinator
    Job Type: Full time
    Slot: 2 Openings

    Basic Function

    • The ATO - M&E will assist in monitoring and evaluating program activities at the assigned field site. Primary responsibilities include collecting information on project activities in each sector for proper documentation and reporting of activities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design monitoring and evaluation tools.
    • Support implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
    • Conduct routine monitoring visits to supported facilities, including collecting data on project activities and assist in the preparation of weekly reports.
    • Institute/strengthen disease surveillance and early warning system in project supported facilities and communities
    • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building to project supported health facilities.
    • Responsible for data entry of project inputs.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • BS/BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 - 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
    • A sound understanding of humanitarian assistance programming is desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues related to the communities.
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff and recipients of assistance.
    • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
    • Adequate understanding of any of the local languages
    • Strong communication competence.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Knowledge of the project terrain.

    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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    Assistant Technical Officer - Primary Health Care

     

    Requisition: 2019201688
    Location: Boki and Etung LGAs, Cross River
    Supervisor: Project Coordinator
    Job Type: Full time
    Slot: 2 Openings

    Basic Function

    • The Assistant Technical Officer, Primary Health Care will provide programmatic, technical and operational assistance to supported facilities. Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the ATO-PHC will manage all activities related to supported health facilities in Boki and Etung LGAs.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support in project start-up and ongoing project management and administration of activities including beneficiary/community identification, refugees screening site mapping, planning and implementing of all sector activities, working with partners and facilitating monitoring.
    • Map all health facilities and other resources for identification of and access to such services for refugees.
    • Support health facilities with improved skills for service delivery to Cameroonian Refugees and host communities
    • Provide technical assistance to teams in Boki and Etung LGAs on effective service delivery.
    • Support system for continuous quality improvement of delivery of quality health care services in supported facilities
    • Contribute to all field work, including working collaboratively with other FHI 360 staff in Cross River state in the implementation of all planned interventions including identification of existing and establishing referral networks and monitoring throughout the intervention period.
    • Ensure effective program beneficiary target according to established vulnerability criteria.
    • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
    • Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate.
    • Adherence to the Sphere standard and UNHCR policy on Refugee Protection and Solutions
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • MB.BS, MD or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in emergency and constrained settings, INGO experience is most desirable.
    • Must have a valid practicing license
    • 1-3 years relevant experience in clinical setting.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

    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 program delivery
    • 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 any of the local languages.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

    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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    Assistant Technical Officer - Community Mobilization

     

    Requisition: 2019201693
    Location: Boki, Cross River
    Supervisor: Project Coordinator
    Job Type: Full time

    Basic Function

    • The Community Mobilization Assistant will ensure effective mobilization and engagement with the various stakeholders at community, LGAs and state level for successful project implementation.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Support community-driven approaches to primary health care service delivery.
    • Facilitate stronger linkages and partnerships between the project and other implementing partners.
    • Develop and implement project community engagement strategies.
    • Lead advocacy efforts to mobilize political and social commitment and human resources for the project at all levels.
    • Establish/strengthen referral systems for health service delivery
    • Provide guidance for social mobilization efforts at all levels as well as work closely with various partners and broad range of stakeholders that include TBAs, Faith Based Leaders, Traditional and Paramount Leaders, Youth, CSOs and LGA PHC units to conduct mobilization activities at all levels in order to increase uptake of primary health care services.
    • Coordinate mapping exercises and documentation of community resources (TBA/FBO/CSO/CBO relating to PHC in order to ascertain positive engagement
    • Provide technical guidance and leadership for appropriate training for social mobilization team to build their competence mobilization techniques.
    • Identify community issues/challenges and develop strategies to address these issues/challenges for effective implementation of the campaign portfolio
    • Conduct regular coordination meetings with the LGA social mobilization team to ensure an integrated and comprehensive approach to community mobilization, advocacy, and networking.
    • Prepare regular reports and other briefs on mobilization activities to HNIR Community Mobilization Officer.
    • Other duties as may be assigned periodically.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • The candidate should possess a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Community Development, Social Work and Social Administration or Social Sciences with 1 - 3 year post national youth service experience.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
    • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of health and other related public health issues for internally displaced persons in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues in program implementation and maintaining confidentiality.
    • Ability to work well with others 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.
    • High degree of proficiency in all the local languages is highly desirable.
    • 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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    Project Coordinator

     

    Requisition: 2019201687
    Location: Boki, Cross River
    Supervisor: Director, Special Projects
    Job Type: Full time

    Project Description

    • The Integrated Health for Refuges and Vulnerable Populations is a one-year project. The project will be implemented by FHI 360 with support from Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to strengthen the capacity of two primary health centers (PHCs) located in Boki and Etung LGAs in Cross River State to improve health service delivery through training of health care workers, CHEWs and community volunteers to conduct community outreach and sensitization that address gaps in health seeking behavior. The project will support PHCs with medical commodities provision, emergency preparedness for disease outbreaks, namely cholera and AWD, in refugee settlements and host communities through emergency preparedness training, prepositioned stocks and materials.
    • In addition, the project will provide sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for refugees in the identified two facilities through coordinated supportive supervision and mentoring of state primary health care development agency staff in the two local governments. Service provision in the PHCs will be gender and disability inclusive and will support the Cross River State health agencies to provide integrated primary health care services including but not limited to sexual/reproductive health, immunization, management of communicable disease and referral to secondary care by providing technical assistance to government systems and structures to strengthen quality preventive and curative health services for refugees in host communities in Cross River state.
    • The project will collaborate with the State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), local government health authorities, health supervisors, community and settlement leadership to foster ownership and sustainability.

    Basic Functions

    • The Project Coordinator will report to Director Special Projects and responsible for providing oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the refugee response project activities in Boki and Etung Local Government Areas. S/he will manage field site staff.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Support in project start-up and ongoing project management and administration of activities including beneficiary/community identification, refugees screening site mapping, planning and implementing of all sector activities, working with partners and facilitating monitoring.
    • Leverage on current UNHCR health and nutrition project for Cameroonian refugees implemented by FHI 360 for seamless collaboration and access for referrals and services.
    • Map all health facilities and other resources for identification of and access to such services for refugees.
    • Support health facilities with improved skills for service delivery to Cameroonian Refugees and host communities.
    • Provide technical assistance to teams in Boki and Etung LGAs on effective service delivery.
    • Institute system for continuous quality improvement of delivery of quality health care services in supported facilities.
    • Contribute to all field work, including working with other FHI 360 staff in Cross River state in the implementation of all planned and inclusive intervention.
    • Coordinating with community leaders, stakeholders and other field-based structures.
    • Ensure effective beneficiary target according to established vulnerability criteria.
    • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with other program staff.
    • Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate.
    • Conduct monitoring and data collection as directed by the Director, Special Projects, assisting with specific surveys or assessments as needed.
    • Contribute to providing the Country Director with up-to-date information on the affected and targeted community and coordinates beneficiary lists and numbers with different stakeholders.
    • Adherence to the SPHERE standard policy on Refugee Protection and Solutions
    • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to FHI 360 and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the area of operation.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • MBBS/MD/PhD or similar degree with 3-5 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
    • Or MS/MA in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 5-7 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
    • Or BS/BA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, with a minimum of 7-9 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public sector and NGO.
    • Experience with providing health and non - health interventions strongly preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of donor (US Department of State - PRM) regulations and reporting requirements.
    • Problem solver, who is adept in successfully dealing with issues of complexity.
    • An active listener and contributor, working to create a strong team, share ideas and learn.
    • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the general public.
    • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices.
    • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing.
    • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills.
    • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills.
    • Fluency in English; fluency in any of the local languages is required.
    • Experience working with multiple stakeholders.
    • Experience working in large-scale emergency programs and conflict-affected contexts, including remote management and capacity development.
    • Prior experience implementing any form of protection support is required,
    • Preferably in a camp setting.

    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.

    Note

    • The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
    • FHI 360 is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • FHI 360 does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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