Current Job Vacancies at FHI 360

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.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 



Job Title: Program Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Project Director

Basic Functions

  • Under the supervision of the Project Director, the Program Officer performs functions related to planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities under assigned portfolios in FHI 360 Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the PD in assuring effective planning, implementation and management of assigned projects in FHI 360 Nigeria.
  • Assist the PD in strengthening systems for reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks, according to FHI 360 and the respective donor guidelines.
  • Assist the PD in the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Assist the PD in the provision of programmatic assistance to local FHI 360 partners in implementing their sub agreements.
  • Assist the PD in capacity building efforts aimed at local Implementing Agencies (IAs).
  • Remain informed on current programs and research in the health and development field; improve skills by working closely with international prevention specialists.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.S / B.A in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or M.S / M.A Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 5 years relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country
  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multi sectorial development project.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nutrition – IYCF (Females Only)

Requisition: 2021200023
Location : Damasak, Borno
Reports to: Associate Director, Finance
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: Technical Officer, IYCF

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, Protection and Nutrition interventions

Basic Function

  • S/He reports to the TO, IYCF. Position is responsible for providing quality Infant & Young Child Feeding (IYCF) – E services at community and facility levels. The incumbent will engage in and will work with other team members in the delivery of optimal infant and young child feeding in emergency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the facilitation of community IYCF support group activities
  • Identify training needs and build technical capacity of IYCF Assistants, support group promoters, Community Nutrition mobilizers (CNMs), and Lead persons.
  • Direct skilled IYCF support services including Growth Promotion and Monitoring at IYCF corners/spaces and other contact points
  • Organize and participate in food demonstration sessions periodically
  • Lead micronutrient supplementation including Micro-nutrient powder (MNP) distribution.
  • Conduct regular focus group discussions with beneficiaries to assess barriers to optimal IYCF uptake
  • Support the development of IYCF multimedia messages including radio jingles
  • Ensure Gender mainstreaming in nutrition, and integration of other sectors
  • Collaborate, campaign and build community awareness during IYCF celebration days
  • Support the development of case studies and success stories from program implementation.
  • Develop network with other actors in the operational area as well as community leaders/representatives
  • Engage in community dialogue, sensitize stakeholders/community on IYCF-E activities and specific humanitarian programs implemented by FHI 360.
  • Take monthly physical inventory of all nutrition supplies ensuring stock levels are accounted for and adequate.
  • Support M & E unit during surveys, assessments, Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) including preparation and submission of timely reports.
  • Support other nutrition activities as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • Inform TO IYCF of any professional problems encountered.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, or closely related field with 1-3 years’ experience. MBBS with 1 year experience. Experience working with a humanitarian organization.

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 implementation sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local dialects and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Security Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Security Coordinator

Basic Functions

  • The Security Officer under the direct guidance of the Security Coordinator will mitigate the risks poised to Programs, personnel and assets through provision of expertise and focused Security Management support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • S/He will focus on the continuous implementation of strategies and protocols to ensure a high level of security for staff, assets and programs.
  • S/He will maintain a high level of contextual awareness of his/her operating area and strong coordination with program and program support teams.
  • S/He will promote a strong Safety and Security culture at field offices through continuous security trainings.
  • S/He will support in carrying out security risk assessments (SRA) based on contextual risk levels including the Safety and Security for all IHANN staff, eligible dependents, resources, assets, facilities, programs while ensuring compliance with FHI 360’s Security policy.
  • Submit daily Common Emergency Evacuation Plan (CEEP) to INSO.
  • Assist the State Offices, field locations in the day to day conduct of office security, ensuring adequate responses to security incidents both natural and man-made.
  • Supervise implementation of security contractors and guard companies as per agreement.
  • Conduct Vehicular Security Inspection Check on all vehicles that are to be deploy to the field.
  • Manage physical security, fire safety and office evacuation drills periodically.
  • Establish network with other key security players for information sharing and joint lobbying on security matters where possible.
  • Attend security meetings such as INSO and provide feedback from such meetings.
  • Implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulations for working in the North-East.
  • Draft security advisories and for general situations and specific incidents during periods of heightened threat.
  • As part of the North East Security Team, deal with security incidents involving FHI 360 staff and assets, inform as necessary and recommend response actions.
  • Manage and handles all communications and gadgets, (PTT Iridium, VHF Radio and SATphone) of FHI360.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Security Management or related field.
  • Professional certification in security risk management or advanced security management highly desirable.
  • Security or management certifications will also be an added advantage.
  • 5 – 7 years working in security Industry, experience working in complex insecure settings preferred.
  • 3 years working in Security management for NGO or donor funded organization.
  • Experience in liaising with law enforcement agencies in Nigeria.
  • Experience in managing incidents, incident mapping, developing and producing high quality security reports and assessments.
  • Minimum of 2 years of demonstrative security management experience in hostile environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Nigeria.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title:  Systems Enhancement Accountant

Requisition: 2021200021
Location : Abuja
Reports to: Associate Director, Finance
Job Type: Full time

Basic Functions

  • This position will report to the Associate Director, Finance and will be responsible for continuous improvement of financial systems and compliance levels at the State offices in the country.

Essential Job Functions, Duties and 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.
  • Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) use of the Feedback Finance hotline; (b) heightened awareness of SOPs and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.

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.
  • Provide hands on training to the State Finance and Administrative staff on how to maintain inventory of all project assets managed through the sub agreement, including ensuring proper filling and storage of financial documents at SIT level.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands on training and guidance as necessary.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 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 Global Fund and USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria.
  • CPA, ACA or recognized equivalent is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:

  • Ability to train one on one and in a small group specific technical applications in a way that makes the trainee feel comfortable enough to ask questions when they do not understand and proficient when training is complete
  • If necessary, must have the ability to deliver a strong message of compliance in a difficult situation
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information
  • Ability to conduct complex system analysis studies involving financially oriented applications
  • Proficiency in the use of software applications, database and spreadsheets (including extensive knowledge of Excel database applications)
  • Knowledge of global fund donor (including USAID) contractual requirements and regulations
  • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use software tools to present data clearly and concisely
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Chief of Party, SHARP

Requisition: 2020202217
Location : Lagos
Supervisor: Director, Project Portfolio AWAMERO
Job Type: Full time

Basic Function

  • The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project. S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements.
  • The COP should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal qualities and should have extensive experience in public/international health.
  • S/he should have experience managing similar projects with significant management responsibility with proven ability to work with partners including host country government officials as well as other donors and stakeholders.
  • The COP should have solid track record in managing the implementation of large scale programs with similar complexity.
  • S/he should have solid technical knowledge in HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases (malaria and TB), maternal and child health, Health Systems Strengthening, Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute overall project strategy and work plan and achievement of project results
  • Direct and monitor implementation of activities within the work plan, ensuring that activities are performed to a high professional standard, effectively implemented and fulfill donor and the organization’s requirements.
  • Oversee all technical assistance and administrative support activities under the program.
  • Ensure that all program deliverables are met in a high quality and timely fashion.
  • Ensure compliance with all donor- related, organization’s, and program-specific policies.
  • Supervise and mentor all senior management staff.
  • Provide managerial oversight to all project activities and partnerships, and ensure compliance with the organization’s and USG regulations.
  • Oversee the sub-contract and sub- grant cycle from pre-award to close- out including solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring and close-out of sub-awards based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide oversight for the project’s financial management systems and ensure that they are in line with the organization’s policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations.
  • Oversees project budget development and undertake regular analysis of project expenditure, sub- awards and lead the preparation of budget amendments/modification for negotiation with donor.
  • Recruit, supervise, mentor, and motivate project team which includes staff from the organization and international and national partners.
  • Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with federal government and regional entities to support project implementation.
  • Maintain effective linkages between technical components, grants and finance and administrative functions within the project.
  • Coordinate with other donor implementing partners on common objectives and activities, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MS / MA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in managing complex public health programs or programs of similar scope and size.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience
  • Experience with USG rules and regulations
  • Experience operating in insecure environments.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing HIV/AIDS care and support projects in developing countries.
  • Sound knowledge of ongoing and emerging issues in relation to HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support, as well as HIV prevention.
  • Proven skills in management, supervision and leadership.
  • Familiarity with the scientific literature on HIV/AIDS and with research on public health issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note : This job posting 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.

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