Current Job Vacancies at FHI360 in Lagos, Taraba, Abuja


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.

1. Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
 

Country:Nigeria
City:       Lagos
Req ID: 4400
Description
FHI/NIGERIA


Supervisor:State Technical Officer (Clinical Services)
           
Basic Function:


With the State Technical Officer, the Assistant Technical Officer 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:


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.

How to Apply


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2. Job Title:  Accountant

City: Taraba
Req ID: 4397
Description
POSITION DESCRIPTION
FHI/NIGERIA


Supervisor: Senior Finance & Admin Officer


Basic Functions:
                                            
Under the direction of the Senior Finance & Admin Officer, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the State Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of the project.


Duties and Responsibilities:


Assists the State Senior Finance & Admin. Officer to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.


Works with the State Senior Finance & Admin. Officer 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 SSFAO in monitoring NGO subproject budgets in accordance with approved workplan activities.


Works with the SSFAO to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of State Office and sub recipient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.


Works with the SSFAO to analyze, develop, and monitor accounting/fiscal control procedures and program budgets including monitoring cash flows and requesting for fund transfers from FHI/HQ.


Prepares financial reports for State Office staff to monitor and track obligations and expenditures.


Assists the SSFAO to provide training and backstopping on the accounting packages entry system.


Works with the SSFAO to provide technical assistance to NGOs on accounting and financial matters. Identify areas needing improvement, and provide necessary staff development and training.


Prepare written and verbal responses to inquiries and requests for budgetary information.


Functions as support for fiscal year end adjustments and other related financial benchmark dates.


Assists FHI/Nigeria staff in contractual modifications necessary for existing business/programs, and develops costing strategy to provide assistance in the preparation of cost proposals.


Serve as a resource person to FHI/Nigeria and NGO staff on USAID financial regulations and FHI/Nigeria Terms and conditions.


Carry out such other duties and assignments, as may be requested by the State Senior Finance & Admin. Officer, Assoc. Director of F&A/C&G or the Director of F&A.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Proven ability in the management of medium to large, multifaceted programs


Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance


Proven ability in building capacity of organizations in financial management


Ability to represent FHI/Nigeria to donors, government officials and the NGO community in financial matters when necessary


Proven ability in supervising staff when necessary


Well developed computer skills


Well developed written and oral communication skills


Ability to travel in Nigeria for minimum of 25%




Qualifications and requirements:

University degree in Accounting or Finance or its recognized equivalent


CPA, ACA, or recognized equivalent


Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility.


Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria.


Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

Experience: 2 year(s)

How  to Apply

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3.Job Title: Contract and Grants Officer


City:       Abuja
Req ID: 4389
Description
FHI/NIGERIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION


Supervisor: Senior Contracts and Grants Officer


Basic Functions:
                                          
Under the direction of the Senior C&G Officer, the C&G Officer shall provide support in the administration of contracts, grants, task orders and cooperative agreements.


Duties and Responsibilities:



Responsible for review of sub-agreement and subcontracting implementation activities and contractual arrangements to ensure they meet with donor and organizational regulations.


Interpret and apply funding regulations to ensure that all FHI policies and procedures and federal procurement and contracting requirements are met for sub-agreement and subcontracting activities.


Provide support to other staff to ensure project-wide understanding of contractual issues.


Implements procedures for projects to ensure that adequate records and audit trails are maintained.


Keep current with changes in contractual regulations.


Provides support on special projects within C&G.


Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, skills and abilities:



Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring techniques.


Knowledge of and experience with donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations.


Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting theories and practices.


Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements.


With minimal supervision, manage high volume work flow.


Interpret funding regulations and procedures.


Relevant computer software skills with proficiency in excel.


Well developed written and oral communication skills


Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.


Follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.


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.


Masters degree in Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.


Good working knowledge of donor contracts and grants regulations is essential.


Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.


Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
 Experience: 3 year(s)

How to Apply

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Deadline: 2nd February, 2014

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