Current Recruitment 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: Director, Monitoring & Evaluation

Requisition No: 2020200403
Location:  Abuja
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: Deputy Chief of Party Technical

Basic Function

  • S/he leads in the provision of technical inputs to improve and facilitate the delivery of sound technical assistance in M&E, including to the Government of Nigeria (GON) and United States Government (USG) upon request.
  • S/he collaborates closely with other major Stakeholders in the implementation and improvement of the National M&E effort in Nigeria.
  • The Director, Monitoring and Evaluation provides leadership in all monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and research activities for FHI Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strengthen the capacity of the FHI M&E Team, and of FHI technical staff in general; stay alert of the latest best practices in M&E to ensure up-to-date service delivery by the FHI M&E Team.
  • Foster FHI’s relationships with key counterparts at National level, especially from the National Action Committee on AIDS and of the National AIDS and STI Control Program, to facilitate synergies and guarantee harmony between FHI and GON M&E activities.
  • Supervise and support the data management, analysis and quality management-related initiative undertaken by M&E staff at the country office. In particular provide guidance in the development and/or adaptation of M&E tools, in the monitoring of their day-to-day use, and in their modification.
  • Provide sound technical leadership in the FHI Quality Management System (Standard Operating Procedures, Process Flowcharts, Forms), in the FHI data flow (processes and procedures for data flow, collecting forms), and for the design, update and use of the FHI databases.
  • Review, validate, share and present regular FHI M&E reports, to be used by various stakeholders (health workers in service delivery points, public health practitioners in GON or USG, technical officers and management in FHI).
  • Develop concept papers and research papers to improve and or extend existing monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Represent FHI at National and International events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide technical leadership in M&E systems design and implementation, and be responsible for the overall management of the M&E Department.
  • Lead and provide technical inputs to improve and facilitate the delivery of sound technical assistance in M&E.
  • Develop and implement appropriate guidelines to support USAID/Nigeria, Government of Nigeria (GoN) counterparts and USAID’s Implementing Partners in conducting M&E and reporting results, contribute to national data collection and information systems, ensure data quality.
  • Provide technical support to GoN’s surveillance and public health evaluation efforts, and upon request collaborates closely with other major multilateral and bilateral partners to participate in the implementation and improvement of the National M&E effort in Nigeria.
  • Provide overall management and provision of technical inputs to improve and facilitate the delivery of sound technical assistance and data quality in M&E.
  • Facilitate deployment and use of electronic medical records system at FHI-supported sites.
  • Take a leadership role in all QA/QI processes within FHI Nigeria and among FHI’s Implementing Agencies.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Sound practical knowledge of statistics and the use of statistical software.
  • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs required.
  • MB.BS/ MD/PHD or similar degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience in project-level or state/national-level Monitoring and Evaluation in large HIV/AIDS programs at national or international level.
  • MS/MA in demography, economics and an MPH or similar degree with 9 to 11 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level Monitoring and Evaluation in large HIV/AIDS programs at national or international level.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability to represent FHI/Nigeria to donors, government officials and the NGO community.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.
  • Proven ability in supervising staff.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Sound knowledge and experience regarding M&E, statistics and quality assurance/quality improvement, and their specificities for developing countries.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Capacity to manage and build the capacity of a large team, within a multi-cultural environment.
  • Capacity to consistently provide technical inputs on HIV/AIDS in the FHI network to improve the quality of HIV/AIDS service delivery.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.

 

 

 

Job Title: Director – Prevention, Care & Treatment

Requisition No: 2020200409
Location:  Abuja
Supervisor: Deputy Chief of Party, Technical
Job Type: Full time

Basic Function

  • Provide technical and management leadership in HIV prevention, care and treatment, TB and Integrated Medical Services and develop technical strategies and oversee their design and implementation for FHI 360 Nigeria programs ensuring the appropriate application of theory and best practice to the design and implementation of public health interventions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with WHO/UNAIDS and other relevant agencies to share information and avoid duplication in the implementation of programs.
  • Provide technical guidance for in-country staff and provide input regarding HIV/AIDS and other programs.
  • Represent department and make presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the HIV/AIDS, TB and other relevant fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such research for department activities.
  • Ensure that high quality and state of the art HIV prevention, care and treatment and other interventions are implemented in a timely manner and in coordination and collaboration with GHAIN partners, other USG partners (e.g. CDC, UMD, and Harvard) and the GON.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Oversee the development of strategies for the design and implementation of FHI 360 Nigeria public health interventions including HIV/AIDS interventions, linked with care and treatment activities.  Others include TB, RH/FP, Malaria, Cervical cancer screening etc
  • Ensure that appropriate technical strategies, policies and SOP’s are developed and implemented in accordance to FHI 360, USAID, OCAG and Nigerian regulations.
  • Assist with the management, development and monitoring of work plans and budgets; ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance for interventions.
  • Provide technical assistance through the review and/or writing of protocols, papers, reports to ensure accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Contribute to resource development efforts that will support achievement of project objectives.
  • Ensure that results from research and published best practices are incorporated into FHI 360 Nigeria’s interventions and contribute significantly to this literature.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar degree with ten years professional public health experience including at least five years specialized experience in HIV/AIDS care in developing country settings plus at least four years management experience. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
  • Possession of an MPH is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • 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 c and external stakeholders.
  • Well developed written and oral communication skills.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

 

 

Job Title: Response Coordinator

Requisition: 2019202079
Location:  Maiduguri, Borno
Job type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Northeast Nigeria is facing a protracted humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. FHI 360 has been operating in Nigeria for over 30 years and in 2017, began providing support to IDPs across the northeast, based from Maiduguri, Borno State.
  • The integrated program provides life-saving and sustaining activities under health, nutrition, WASH and protection. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Response Coordinator.
  • Leads the organization’s humanitarian response activities at the field level, providing leadership to ensure rapid, scale-able and high-quality response.
  • Serves as the lead senior representative in the field.  Primary responsibilities are to manage and support all activities for potential sites.
  • Manages all project-related activities while ensuring internationally accepted practices of care and treatment are followed.

Accountabilities:

  • Advocate with and/or advise peer agencies, local governments, donors and other stakeholders to influence responses to promote delivery of inclusive and high-quality humanitarian services.
  • Oversee and ensure compliance with FHI 360 policy, procedures and practices throughout the program; recommend country or emergency specific policy/procedures as required.
  • Coordinate with country office (if applicable) and Headquarters (HQ) to troubleshoot any issues; make recommendations for corrective actions
  • Provides technical support and manages protection support activities for three project sites.
  • Provides technical guidance in the development and dissemination of tools, protocols and interventions for protection support.
  • Provides technical guidance and capacity strengthening for field project site Protection Officers, caseworkers, and community volunteers.
  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Provides leadership and team building.
  • Oversee on-site humanitarian response including management of programs, personnel, logistics, security, fundraising, external representation and transition planning.
  • Manage and mentor field staff including technical leads, HR, logistics, grants and administration, finance, monitoring and evaluation, and others at the field level to create a strong foundation for emergency programming.
  • Lead, oversee and coordinate field assessments of emergency needs and develop a response strategy in collaboration with host country government, the UN system, other humanitarian organizations and the Crisis Response Team (CRT), as well as Regional and Country management teams as appropriate.
  • Design, develop, resource (people and funds) and implement emergency response programs that meet the near and longer-term program objectives needs of an affected community.
  • Oversee quality and consistency of programs through on-site monitoring to ensure and enhance program effectiveness and quality.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Master or other advanced degree preferred.
  • Certification and/or Degree in logistics and/or supply-chain management preferred.
  • Certification in project management preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or it’s International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.

Experience:

  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company of progressive program management experience in humanitarian assistance or related industry experience in a relevant technical area.
  • Typically requires 5-8 leading complex on-site emergency response projects and/or programs.
  • Experience establishing startup operations/projects in new countries preferred.
  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Multi-lingual skills advantageous–with priority placed on French and Arabic.
  • Experience implementing programs for the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and State/PRM required.
  • Knowledge and application of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), Sphere standards and Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Diverse geographical work experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence peer agencies, local government and community leaders to work effectively towards a common and agreed upon result.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and implement best practices and processes affecting multiple technical specialties to achieve rapid, consistent and high-quality outcomes.
  • Experience developing, resourcing and leading large budget, complex projects spanning multiple technical specialties.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff.
  • Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • May provide guidance to other lower level personnel.
  • Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.
  • Sets goals and budgets for projects and leads in achieving project goals
  • Leads coordination of resources for ongoing projects across functional areas and addresses/resolves project issues

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5 – 50 lbs.
  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

Travel Requirements:

  • Greater than 25%

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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 10th March, 2020.

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