Latest Graduate Job Openings 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 currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below: 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Environmental Health

Requisition: 2018200475
Location: Gamboru Ngala
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: WASH Coordinator

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. FHI360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.

FHI360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

Basic Function

  • The Assistant Technical Officer, Environmental Health Officer will provide technical and programmatic support in one of the three field sites.
  • Under the supervision of the WASH Coordinator, the Environmental Health Officer will monitor and train Community Volunteers on their hygiene promotion to IDPs.
  • Other responsibilities will also include training volunteers and community/camp leaders on safe waste management practices, and providing support on activities related to environmental health at the health clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day operational and programmatic support to all WASH & Health activities.
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Build capacity of Community Volunteers (CHWs) through waste management trainings and hygiene promotion.
  • Oversee activities related to hygiene and environmental health promotion at field site and additionally, at the health facilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BA/BS in field related to WASH with 1 to 3 years’ relevant experience with a sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings.
  • Familiarity with Humanitarian NGOs.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of WASH and humanitarian programming in emergency situations.
  • WASH technical expertise especially in regards to waste management and hygiene promotion.
  • 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 & Hausa communication.

Remuneration
The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:

Core benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Technical Officer, Pharmacy

Requisition: 2018200474
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full time

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 and Protection interventions.

Basic Function

  • The TO – Pharmacy will support the development of in-house capacity in all aspects of distribution and warehousing of health commodities.
  • S/he will provide technical and leadership support to strengthen the supply chain process of health commodities to reduce stock-outs, lower costs and eliminate wastages.

Responsibilities

  • Carrying out inspection duties as provided for under the Poisons and Pharmacist’s Act, the Dangerous Drug Act and the Food and Drug Decree and other operational legislations
  • Direct outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities; ensure health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner.
  • Provide day-to-day guidance to ATO-Pharmacy on drug dispensing and prescription to in-and-outpatients whilst providing mentorship on medication advice.
  • S/he will develop a cost effective system for cold and dry storage for health commodities based on good storage and evidence-based principles in keeping with good quality assurance standards.
  • Providing spontaneous advice on medicaments such as mixtures, lotions, ointments, syrups, etc.
  • Provides technical information and advice to other health professionals on procurement and supply chain management of health commodities.
  • Ensuring proper storage and issuance of all drugs over the duration of the project.
  • Participating in routine quality control audits of all drugs in stock.
  • Conduct periodic visits to facility warehouses to follow-up on all warehouse related matters such as the environment, sterilization, refrigeration etc. and generate reports to management and other stakeholders
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with regulations; ensure safety code and quality compliance are met daily.
  • Advice on the disposal process of all health commodities marked for destruction (damaged or expired)
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Research, develop and recommend policies and procedures to improve internal processing and record keeping systems
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications/Competencies

  • BS/BA in Pharmacy or relevant field with 5 to 7 years of experience working as a pharmacist.
  • Must be a licensed pharmacist
  • Experience working in humanitarian context is required.
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office and an experience in rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS is an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience must include managing health commodity logistics information systems, including forecasting/quantification.
  • Be familiar with developing PSM indicators and issues surrounding monitoring and evaluation of the PSM.
  • Knowledge of Quantimed and Pipeline a plus
  • Sound knowledge and experience regarding M&E, statistics and quality assurance/quality improvement, and their specificities for developing countries.
  • Fluent in English and Hausa.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This job description above 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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