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Latest Vacancies at fhi360 - 8 Openings
« on: August 29, 2014, 06:57:34 PM »
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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 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:
Technical Advisor II, Senior Reading Specialist
Job Type
Full Time
Qualification
MBA/MSc/MA 
Location
Abuja
Job Field
Administration   Education 

Job ID: 14741
Job Sector: Education
Locations: Nigeria-Abuja

Project Description:
We are seeking for a Senior Reading Specialist for the for International Development (USAID) Northern Education Initiative Plus (NEI+) Project. This is intended to be a five-year activity with an overarching goal of improving the quality of, and access to, equitable and sustainable education in Northern Nigeria. NEI+ activity will serve the broader goals of the USG-GON partnership and further the implementation of both USAID?s and the GON?s education strategies. NEI+ will take an integrated approach by working with and through the systems of select states and local government education authorities (LGEAs) to increase equitable access to education and to improve students? reading outcomes. Nigeria is one of USAID?s Room to Learn focus countries, therefore NEI+ will contribute to agency wide efforts to accelerate equitable access. The NEI+ activity values the work to increase equitable access to education and to improve reading outcomes for children in the early grades equally in an integrated way.

Expected outcomes of the project include:

        Advance the implementation of the basic education goals of USAID?s Education Strategy
        Strengthen the systems and processes of the cooperating states and LGEAs specifically for service delivery in access and reading,
        Provide children in the target areas with the learning outcomes that will lift them out of abject poverty and prepare them to participate as youth and adults in a democratic society
        Strengthen government systems to increase the number of students enrolled in appropriate, relevant and approved educational options, especially for girls and Almajiri children in target locations
        Government systems strengthened to improve reading outcomes for primary grade learners in target locations

Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:
The Senior Reading Specialist provides overall technical oversight and guidance to the project?s support to improved reading instruction. He/she supervises the production of all NEI+-supported reading material, all NEI+-supported trainings in reading, all teacher and classroom supervision and monitoring and all student testing efforts. He/she ensures complementarity of activity approaches in reading across the three NEI+ activity states, liaises with government representatives and technicians on technical matters, and bears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that children in NEI+ public, IQTE, and NFLC schools achieve improved outcomes in reading. It is expected that the reading specialist will work directly with a Hausa language expert (particularly if the reading specialist is not conversant and fluent in written and spoken Hausa).

Qualifications:

        Master's Degree in education, preferably with a specialty in early grade reading. Ph.D. in education with a focus on early childhood education and/or early grade learning preferred.
        At least 8 years of experience in programs in sub-Saharan Africa that work specifically to improve early grade reading is required.
        Prior experience with the development of early grade reading materials, training programs, classroom monitoring protocols, and tests and assessments, including EGRA, is required.
        Prior experience with supporting civil-society based monitoring of reading outcomes is required.
        Professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English. It is preferred, but not required, that the candidate be conversant and fluent in written and spoken Hausa
        Demonstrated management and leadership skills working on large and complex donor-funded programs;
        Experience managing and reporting on large donor-funded programs, especially USAID contracts.
       
State Coordinators
Job Type
Full Time
Qualification
BA/BSc/HND 
Location
Zamfara Kebbi
Job Field
Administration   Medical / Health / Safety 

Job ID: 14749
Location: Nigeria-Zamfara State-Gusau, Birnin Kebbi
Supervisor: Implementation Director, MAPS Project

Position Summary:
Reporting to the MAPS Implementation Director, the State Coordinator (SC) shall oversee State level activities of MAPS. In this regard the SC shall provide leadership for the State MAPS team and coordinate the activities of MAPS across all program thematic areas in the State

Key Objective:
The State Coordinator will support the strengthening of program management and monitoring and evaluation capacity at state level, oversee the close-out and start-up in compliance with FHI 360 and donor requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

        Lead the States MAPS team
        Lead the development of MAPS State specific activity plans; drawing from the annual MAPS work plan and State malaria program operati

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

        Provides technical assistance and support to programs. Collects, complies, and analyzes information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops/Reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables.
     
       
Qualifications and Requirements:

        A first degree in social, physical or health sciences
        A post graduate degree in relevant field will be a strong added advantage.
       
Senior Program Officer - National Programs
Job Type
Full Time
Qualification
BA/BSc/HND 
Location
Abuja
Job Field
Administration   Medical / Health / Safety 

Job ID: 14745
Job Sector: Health
Location: Nigeria-Abuja
Supervisor: Associate Director, National Programs

Basic Function
Under the supervision of the Associate Director National Programs, provide support to and coordination in program planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of assigned project activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

        Lead and support the country office technical leads and program management team to develop annual country office level costed work plans
        Work with technical leads, consortium partners and Program Support to review, collate, synthesize and edit periodic donor reports for assigned projects and ensure timely submission to the AD
        Review SFRs and program reports from partners to monitor compliance with donor/prime award programmatic, contractual and financial regulations, requirements and restrictions
        Work with Finance and Administration department and FHI HQ to process and ensure timely development and execution of  annual amendments for consortium partners? sub agreements
        Maintain an effective system for collecting, organizing and storage of essential project documentation for compliance, effective project management and dissemination of best practices
        Work with other departments to ensure documentation and easy retrieval of all training and trip reports related to assigned projects
        Work with Program Support to periodically evaluate implementation of approved annual work plans and budgets at CO level
 

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

        Extensive knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
        Basic accounting and financial management skills.
        Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, 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 multisectoral development project.
       

Job Summary / Responsibilities

        Provides technical assistance and support to programs. Collects, complies, and analyzes information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution.
        Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements.
 
       
Qualifications and Requirements:

        BS/BA in public health, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 7 - 9 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
        Or MS/MA degree in public health, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 - 7 years relevant experience with international development programs.
        Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Program Officers
Job Type
Full Time
Qualification
BA/BSc/HND 
Location
Jigawa Akwa Ibom
Job Field
Medical / Health / Safety 

Job ID: 14747
Location: Nigeria-Jigawa, Uyo State
Supervisor: State Program Manager

Basic Functions:
The State Program Officer will work with the State Program Manager to provide oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of all FHI 360 Nigeria activities in the assigned state.

Duties and Responsibilities:

        Provide support to the state office and IAs focusing on work plans, sub agreement management, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs, and reporting.
        Assist in developing and overseeing execution of systems for initiation, implementation, monitoring, amendment and close out of all SIDHAS IAs? sub agreements.
        Assist in ensuring that FHI 360 delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders (achieve set targets, deliver quality services).
       

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

        Extensive knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
        Basic accounting and financial management skills.
        Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, 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.
        Excellent community mobilization, advocacy and interpersonal skills.
        Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
        Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
        Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

        Provides technical assistance and support to programs. Collects, complies, and analyzes information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops/Reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables.
        Provides support to program management such as troubleshooting, updates work plans, coordinates travel arrangements and monitors program activities.
       
Qualifications and requirements:

        BS/BA 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 MS/MA 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 required.

Senior Technical Officer - Prevention Care & Treatment
Job Type
Full Time
Qualification
MBA/MSc/MA 
Location
Bauchi
Job Field
Administration 

Job ID: 14744
Location: Nigeria-Bauchi
Supervisor: State Program Manager

Basic Function:
Provide technical support to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART).

The SSTO will also provide technical leadership and support to the implementing agencies in prevention and mitigation at the state level. It includes supporting the implementation of prevention activities (sexual and biomedical) and strategic behavior change interventions, testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities

Duties and responsibilities:

        Provide technical leadership and technical support related to clinical management and home-based care HIV/AIDS strategies and approaches related to implementation of programs.
        Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming; home based care and other care and support activities at the community level.
        With the Associate Director/Clinical Services and the State Program Manager, coordinate the design and implementation of components related to clinical management of, and home-based care for HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment in field-level projects and programs.
       
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

        Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically including its comprehensive impact upon those infected and affected by the disease.
        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
        Experience working with PLHA and support groups of PLHA will be an added advantage.
       
Job Summary / Responsibilities:

        Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.
       

        MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive 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.
        Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
        Experience in large and complex SBC/BCC mobilization activities in a donor funded national health focused project is an added advantage.
        Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Senior Technical Officer - Monitoring & Evaluation
Job Type
Full Time
Qualification
MBA/MSc/MA 
Location
Bauchi
Job Field
Administration   Medical / Health / Safety 

Job ID: 14743
Job Sector: Health
Locations: Nigeria-Bauchi
Supervisor: State Program Manager

Basic Function:
The Senior Technical Officer (M&E), under the supervision of the State Program Manager, and with technical oversight from the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, is responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation for the state office. S/he 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.

Duties and responsibilities:

        Provide leadership to the state office and field level M&E program and provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements. Provide support to the sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that locally employed Monitoring and Evaluation staff, consultants and FHI partners understand and can support these requirements.
        Manage the state office?s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent to the country office on a periodic basis, or when required.
       
Job Summary / Responsibilities:

        Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.
       
Qualifications and Requirements:

        MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
        Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
       

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to apply online
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