FHI 360 Latest Recruitment April 9th 2014

  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.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: Technical Officer, Laboratory Services
Job ID: 14194
Location: Nigeria-Garki, Area 3, FCT
Overview/Responsibilities:
Liaise with the Senior Technical Officer to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for FHI 360 Nigeria programs.

Additional Responsibilities:

    Provide technical support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment program.
    Provide technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services to FHI 360 and facility staff.
    Provide technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues at the Country office level.
    Coordinate 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 Associate Director, Laboratory and SLO to apply these lessons and modify existing program.
    Represent FHI 360 on issues of laboratory management of HIV/AIDS at the CO level.
    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.

Qualifications:

    BSc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post NYSC experience and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
    Or Master degree in Laboratory sciences or related field with 3-5 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
    Proven ability and track record of implementation of Quality Assurance and Quality Control in a laboratory setting is a must.
    Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development organization preferred.
    Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.
    Expertise in hematology, TB and blood safety issues will be an added advantage.
    Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable

How to Apply

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Job Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant
Job ID: 14197
Location: Nigeria-Port Harcourt
Job Sector: Health
Overview/Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the SFAO, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the state office.

Additional Responsibilities:

    Prepare monthly financial report forms which accompany executed sub project documents.
    Prepare monthly reporting/ budgets data entry into excel spreadsheets and automated MIS reports and disseminate information to country office.
    Assists the SFAO in arranging travel logistics for state office staff, consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
    Handles all photocopying assignments, development and printing of photographs including reproduction of recorded videotapes for the zonal office.
    Assists the SFAO in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
    Assists the SFAO 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.
    Act as a receptionist: answers the telephones in an appropriate, clear and friendly manner, takes and relays messages or forwards calls, greets and directs office visitors, receives/sends correspondence, keeps fax log and any correspondence.
    Perform office equipment tasks such as making needed arrangement for services for telephone and e-mail, obtaining quotations for required services, arranging for repairs of office equipment.
    Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

    University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business administration
    Experience with administrative and secretarial skills
    Sound accounting skills
    Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred

How to Apply

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Job Title: Associate Director, Health Systems Strengthening

Job ID: 14189
Location: Nigeria-Garki, Area 3, FCT
Job Sector: Health

Overview/Responsibilities:
Basic Function:
The position holder will provide technical leadership in the planning, implementing and monitoring of health systems strengthening and laboratory activities on FHI 360 Nigeria’s projects. S/he will contribute to FHI 360’s provision of technical assistance to FHI 360 Nigeria partners and implementing agencies at all levels to develop/review, implement and monitor health systems and laboratory strategies and activities.

Duties and responsibilities:

    Oversee and ensure technical soundness in the implementation of FHI 360’s health systems strengthening grants.
    Provide technical assistance in different health systems strengthening aspects using the six WHO building blocks and a reference guide.
    Collaborate with the relevant federal, state and LGA departments/agencies and other partners to develop innovative technical strategies, tools and systems to strengthen health systems at all levels.
    Provide on behalf of FHI 360, inputs/technical assistance to GON, FHI 360 partners and IAs on health systems strengthening and laboratory policies, strategies and proposal development processes.
    Contribute to the development of FHI 360 Nigeria’s health systems strengthening strategy and work plans that clearly address the WHO HSS building blocks.
    Demonstrate and document links between planned health systems work and improving, scaling-up and sustaining FHI 360’s health programs.
    Develop effective marketing strategies, for FHI 360’s health systems and sustainability work.
    Identify new funding opportunities for health systems strengthening and health systems research and contribute to proposal development processes.
    Develop and implement framework for capacity development for the different departments in the design and implementation of evidence-based health systems policies and practices related to their technical programs and units.
    Directly oversee FHI 360’s work on service integration, decentralization, quality improvement, health financing, human resource for health and governance.
    Work with the M&E department to develop an M&E framework for monitoring and evaluating FHI 360’s health systems work.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

    MBBS or similar degree with 5 to 7 years post NYSC experience with at least 5 years progressive experience in health systems strengthening, health financing, human resource for health management or other related areas.
    MPH or related degree with at least 7 to 9 years post NYSC experience with at least 5 years progressive experience in health systems strengthening, health financing, human resource for health management or other related areas.
    Expertise in health systems analysis, health financing (including budgeting and health accounts), human resource for health (including workload analysis), and service delivery required.
    Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

How to Apply

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Job Title: Program Manager, Special Projects
Job ID: 14190
Location: Nigeria-Garki, Area 3, FCT
Job Sector: Health
Overview/Responsibilities:

Basic Function:
As member of the non-SIDHAS program management team and with guidance from the Deputy Country Director, the PM Special Projects provides leadership, management, coordination, and technical expertise for the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all assigned FHI 360 Nigeria special projects and other initiatives.

Additional Responsibilities:

    Provide management support to SOs focusing on work plans, sub agreement amendments, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs, and reporting.
    Coordinate the development and follow up implementation of work plans for the assigned projects
    Participate in meetings/events organized by FHI360 Nigeria’s donors, stakeholders and partners (relevant to assigned special projects, e.g, TBCARE, AHNi – SCHARP plus etc) and develop responses to all requests from them.
    Work with FHI360 Nigeria technical and finance departments to ensure adequate documentation, tracking and accurate reporting of targets and expenditures for each assigned grant/award.
    Manage the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sub recipients’ program activities including work plans, implementation schedules, sub agreements and close out.
    Ensure appropriate monitoring of subprojects to achieve financial, contractual, and programmatic goals.
    Work with other departments to ensure documentation and easy retrieval of all training and trip reports related to the assigned portfolio
    Guide and support FHI360 Nigeria state teams in establishing sound management systems to ensure cohesive implementation of project activities.
    Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to donor requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
    Assist the Deputy Country Director as required to perform duties related to the management of human resources including analysis of staffing needs and resources.
    Coordinate capacity development efforts in support of country and state offices and implementing agency staff, and other partners.
    Ensure availability of technical resources and integrate their efforts into overall program management.
    Assist in identifying, analyzing and disseminating best practices in the project through the identification of project learning sites and technical support to the national government.
    Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to share information, coordinate activities and avoid duplication in the implementation of the program.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

    MBBS/PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years of relevant supervisory experience. OR
    MSc in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years relevant supervisory experience. OR
    BSc in social science, public health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years of relevant supervisory experience.
    Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
    Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.


How to Apply

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Job Title: Systems Enhancement Accountant
Job ID: 14191
Location: Nigeria-Garki, Area 3, FCT
Overview/Responsibilities:
This position will report to the Finance Manager and will be responsible for continuous improvement of financial systems and compliance levels at the State offices in the country.

Additional Responsibilities:

Compliance

    Working with the Office of Compliance and Risk Management, identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; prioritizes areas to be addressed, then, working with staff on the ground, develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future. The implementation phase must include direct training and demonstration of how to implement corrective action.
    Ensure compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated and resolved.
    Report on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Director, Finance and Senior Management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.

Capacity Building

    Work with the State Finance and Administrative staff to ensure that s/he fully understands and complies with the provisions of the FHI360 financial policies and procedures manual.
    Provide continued orientation to the State Finance and Administrative staff on how to support facilities to compile and submit monthly fund requests and prepare consolidated fund requests for the whole state (covering all Health facilities and Sub awards).
    Develop, maintain and work with the State Finance and Administrative staff to ensure that they fully understand and comply with the FHI 360 procurement process including, but limited to, purchase requests, prequalifying vendors, soliciting quotes, collating quotation/bids from prequalified/potential vendors, the vendor selection process through receipt and payment for goods and/or services.
    Train State Finance and Administrative staff on the procedure involved in tracking expenditures incurred from States sub agreements by FHI360 on behalf of the government and maintain copies of all documentation. After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed. Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.
    Train State Implementing Team (SIT) Accountants on the procedures involved in the collection and processing of travel advances (TAs), prepare sub-recipients financial reports (SFRs), reimbursement requests and continuous quality improvement/ technical assistance (CQI/TA) reports from SIT members to the FHI360 state offices. After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed. Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.
    Train State Finance and Administrative staff on how to track burn rate/maintain financial monitoring pipelines for each health facility, to monitor budget performance against plans for each health facility managed under the sub agreement and provide feedback to the SIT and other stakeholders in the States. After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed. Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.

Qualifications:

    BSc. in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5– 7 years relevant experience, or
    MSc. in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
    Experience in accounting and accounting principles sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses.
    Experience in financial reporting, and financial management systems applications.
    Experience with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria.
    CPA, ACA or recognized equivalent is required.
    Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

How to Apply

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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 14195
Location: Nigeria-GRA, Behind BASDP HQ
Job Sector: Health
Overview/Responsibilities:
With the support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.

In addition, will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.

S/He will enter program data into the FHI 360 data management software for subsequent analysis; identifies and follows up missing data; undertakes basic validation checks, and stores and disseminates data and hardcopy files as appropriate

Additional 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 improve the design of new and existing programs.
    Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
    Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
    Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
    Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners
    Remain informed on current programs in the field 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.
    Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
    Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
    Assist in conducting routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
    Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
    Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
    Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

    MBBS 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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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 14196
Location: Nigeria-Off Tukur Road, Nassarawa GRA
Job Sector: Health
Overview/Responsibilities:
With the support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.

In addition, will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.

S/He will enter program data into the FHI 360 data management software for subsequent analysis; identifies and follows up missing data; undertakes basic validation checks, and stores and disseminates data and hardcopy files as appropriate

Additional 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 improve the design of new and existing programs.
    Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
    Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
    Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
    Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners
    Remain informed on current programs in the field 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.
    Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
    Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
    Assist in conducting routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
    Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
    Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
    Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

    MBBS 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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Job Title: Technical Officer, Clinical Services
Job ID: 14192
Location: Nigeria-Port Harcourt
Overview/Responsibilities:
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.

Additional 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:

    MBBS 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 desirable.

How to Apply

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Deadline 22nd April, 2014 



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