Fresh Graduate and Exp. Recruitment at FHI 360, 23rd October, 2018

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: Program Assistant

Requisition: 2018202073
Location: Lagos
Supervisor: State Team Lead
Band: HH
Program Duration:  November 2018 to March 31, 2020

Project Summary

  • Alive & Thrive is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development through improved breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices. In its first five years (2009 to 2014), A&T demonstrated that innovative approaches to improving feeding practices could be delivered with impact and at scale in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam.
  • Alive & Thrive continues its work there and is supporting others to scale up nutrition by applying and adapting tested, proven approaches and tools in Burkina Faso, India, Southeast Asia, and Nigeria. Alive & Thrive is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the governments of Canada and Ireland and is managed by FHI360.

Position Summary

  • The A&T Program Assistant will work closely with State Team Lead (Associate Director), to provide technical assistance (TA) and program oversight in the design and implementation of A&T Nigeria’s Program implementation portfolio in the state. This portfolio will be focused on the design, implementation, and monitoring of the A&T program components and its partners’ implementation of these.
  • The position is responsible for providing IYCF technical and program coordination of Implementing Partners in the State – SCI and WBFA and ensuring IYCF (IPC/CM) activities conducted at Intervention LGAs are well coordinated including tracking and reporting on the improvement of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in supported LGAs. In addition, the Program Assistant will work closely with LGA/Community stakeholders to ensure tracking of community mobilization activities for improved IYCF coverage.
  • The Program Assistant will also support the Technical Officer, M&E in the implementation of an integrated M&E system for A&T to track the inputs, processes, outputs and outcomes of each of A&T Nigeria’s core activities, whether directly carried out by A&T or by its international and local subcontractors and partners.

Program Summary

  • The Nigeria A&T IYCF social and behavior change program focuses on improving rates of early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding, timely introduction of complementary feeding, and minimum dietary diversity for infants over 6 months old. A&T will work across the public, commercial/private, and NGO sectors to improve IYCF through A&T’s four components: advocacy, interpersonal communication and community mobilization, mass communication, and strategic use of data.
  • At the national level, A&T will predominantly work with its public, private/commercial, and NGO sector partners (Scaling Up Nutrition and other national IYCF initiatives) to improve the implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of key IYCF policies (Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes; maternity entitlements; work place policies; breastfeeding-friendly health care and delivery facilities).  A&T will also work in two states – Lagos (metropolitan) and Kaduna (urban and rural) – to apply the four components to reach households, communities, and facilities with targeted, age-appropriate social and behavior change communication (SBCC) messaging on IYCF practices.
  • At both the national level and in the two states, while the emphasis is to build the capacity of the public sector to improve IYCF practices, the involvement and resources from the private and commercial sectors is actively pursued to advance IYCF policies, expand the promotion of positive social norms, and extend timed and age-appropriate behavior change messaging through private and commercial facilities to households and communities. Formative research was conducted to further understand target populations and audiences (stakeholders, providers, beneficiaries), and monitoring systems have been established to ensure that program inputs, outputs, and outcomes are tracked and fed back into improving the program.

Essential Job Functions
General roles/responsibilities:

  • Provide capacity building (TA and training) as needed in IYCF Program implementation, strategic collection and use of IYCF data.
  • Assist the State Team Lead to develop/refine Program implementation plans for A&T programming including suggesting possible learning / improvement opportunities based on the plan of action and project log-frame.
  • Provide TA to IYCF Implementing partners & A&T sub-grantees in Lagos/Kaduna states to improve the quality of implementation, to track the inputs, processes, outputs, and outcomes of the supervisor-health care worker-community volunteer connection to the community and households. This may include TA to develop implementation work plans, data collection strategies, activities, analysis and reporting formats.
  • Work with Health facility staff on IYCF documentation, data analysis and data display
  • Help interpret and disseminate data on IYCF and ensure that results are reported to clients and partners.
  • Keep abreast of international developments concerning programming strategies for IYCF projects and share state-of-the-art information, tools, and approaches with A&T Nigeria and partners.
  • Participate in various state working groups and task forces related to IYCF.

Specific roles/responsibilities include:

  • Support and provide technical oversight on IPC and CM Scale up activities as implemented by SCI and WBFA in all A&T’s intervention LGAs.
  • Continuously liaising with high level officials within the state government, key stakeholders across the SMOH, SMEPB/KSPHCDA and relevant professional bodies towards work plan costing and harmonization
  • Rallying with state offices and implementing partners including Save the Children, The Wellbeing Foundation for Africa on development, submission and tracking of work plans and other planning and reporting documents
  • Supporting Capacity Building, Training of Trainers sessions for Nutrition focal persons, Local Government Health teams and Health workers within the state.
  • Supporting the planning of local project implementation team meetings in Intervention locations and managing relationships with LGA health teams, implementing partners and stakeholders at the state, LGA and Community levels
  • Providing regular monitoring and supportive supervision to project sites within implementation locations and actively interacting with partners and key players in the IYCF sector within the state
  • Collating and compiling monthly data reports and project updates
  • Preparing requests for program implementation related costs
  • Ensuring monthly or quarterly follow up with Health workers and community mobilizers through review and feedback meetings.

Other Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of A&T annual work plans, budgets (especially the program implementation component) and project reports and ensure timely reporting and responses to requests for information to HQ.
  • Present/disseminate program results, based on program experience to GON platforms, projects and partners, and other professional colleagues and organizations in Nigeria.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Demography, Statistics, or related field.

Experience:

  • At least 1-3 year of programming experience in Nigeria (similar global experience may be acceptable) required in a role providing technical input to a large-scale nutrition or public health/development project.
  • Public health/nutrition field experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on various types of service delivery platforms (i.e. interpersonal communication, community mobilization and mass communication).
  • Experience working with routine health facility and community reporting tools

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies as well as international not-for-profit organizations.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multi-sectoral development project.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Basic budget tracking or financial management skills.
  • Previous experience with website content development, success story writing, or social media a plus.
  • Training and presentation skills would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
  • 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.
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Internet and other relevant software.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; fluency in Yoruba strongly preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • This job will require a criminal background check.

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.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: Security Officer

Requisition: 2018202060
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferable 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.

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.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Program Assistant

Requisition: 2018202072
Location: Kaduna
Supervisor: State Team Lead
Band: HH
Program Duration: November 2018 to March 31, 2020

Project Summary

  • Alive & Thrive is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development through improved breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices.
  • In its first five years (2009 to 2014), A&T demonstrated that innovative approaches to improving feeding practices could be delivered with impact and at scale in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam.
  • Alive & Thrive continues its work there and is supporting others to scale up nutrition by applying and adapting tested, proven approaches and tools in Burkina Faso, India, Southeast Asia, and Nigeria.
  • Alive & Thrive is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the governments of Canada and Ireland and is managed by FHI360.

Position Summary

  • The A&T Program Assistant will work closely with State Team Lead (Associate Director), to provide technical assistance (TA) and program oversight in the design and implementation of A&T Nigeria’s Program implementation portfolio in the state.
  • This portfolio will be focused on the design, implementation, and monitoring of the A&T program components and its partners’ implementation of these.
  • The position is responsible for providing IYCF technical and program coordination of Implementing Partners in the State – SCI and WBFA and ensuring IYCF (IPC/CM) activities conducted at Intervention LGAs are well coordinated including tracking and reporting on the improvement of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in supported LGAs. In addition, the Program Assistant will work closely with LGA/Community stakeholders to ensure tracking of community mobilization activities for improved IYCF coverage.
  • The Program Assistant will also support the Technical Officer, M&E in the implementation of an integrated M&E system for A&T to track the inputs, processes, outputs and outcomes of each of A&T Nigeria’s core activities, whether directly carried out by A&T or by its international and local subcontractors and partners.

Program Summary

  • The Nigeria A&T IYCF social and behavior change program focuses on improving rates of early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding, timely introduction of complementary feeding, and minimum dietary diversity for infants over 6 months old.
  • A&T will work across the public, commercial/private, and NGO sectors to improve IYCF through A&T’s four components: advocacy, interpersonal communication and community mobilization, mass communication, and strategic use of data.
  • At the national level, A&T will predominantly work with its public, private/commercial, and NGO sector partners (Scaling Up Nutrition and other national IYCF initiatives) to improve the implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of key IYCF policies (Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes; maternity entitlements; work place policies; breastfeeding-friendly health care and delivery facilities).
  • A&T will also work in two states – Lagos (metropolitan) and Kaduna (urban and rural) – to apply the four components to reach households, communities, and facilities with targeted, age-appropriate social and behavior change communication (SBCC) messaging on IYCF practices.
  • At both the national level and in the two states, while the emphasis is to build the capacity of the public sector to improve IYCF practices, the involvement and resources from the private and commercial sectors is actively pursued to advance IYCF policies, expand the promotion of positive social norms, and extend timed and age-appropriate behavior change messaging through private and commercial facilities to households and communities.
  • Formative research was conducted to further understand target populations and audiences (stakeholders, providers, beneficiaries), and monitoring systems have been established to ensure that program inputs, outputs, and outcomes are tracked and fed back into improving the program.

Essential Job Functions
General roles/responsibilities:

  • Provide capacity building (TA and training) as needed in IYCF Program implementation, strategic collection and use of IYCF data.
  • Assist the State Team Lead to develop/refine Program implementation plans for A&T programming including suggesting possible learning / improvement opportunities based on the plan of action and project log-frame.
  • Provide TA to IYCF Implementing partners & A&T sub-grantees in Lagos/Kaduna states to improve the quality of implementation, to track the inputs, processes, outputs, and outcomes of the supervisor-health care worker-community volunteer connection to the community and households. This may include TA to develop implementation work plans, data collection strategies, activities, analysis and reporting formats.
  • Work with Health facility staff on IYCF documentation, data analysis and data display
  • Help interpret and disseminate data on IYCF and ensure that results are reported to clients and partners.
  • Keep abreast of international developments concerning programming strategies for IYCF projects and share state-of-the-art information, tools, and approaches with A&T Nigeria and partners.
  • Participate in various state working groups and task forces related to IYCF.

Specific roles/responsibilities include:

  • Support and provide technical oversight on IPC and CM Scale up activities as implemented by SCI and WBFA in all A&T’s intervention LGAs.
  • Continuously liaising with high level officials within the state government, key stakeholders across the SMOH, SMEPB/KSPHCDA and relevant professional bodies towards work plan costing and harmonization
  • Rallying with state offices and implementing partners including Save the Children, The Wellbeing Foundation for Africa on development, submission and tracking of work plans and other planning and reporting documents
  • Supporting Capacity Building, Training of Trainers sessions for Nutrition focal persons, Local Government Health teams and Health workers within the state.
  • Supporting the planning of local project implementation team meetings in Intervention locations and managing relationships with LGA health teams, implementing partners and stakeholders at the state, LGA and Community levels
  • Providing regular monitoring and supportive supervision to project sites within implementation locations and actively interacting with partners and key players in the IYCF sector within the state
  • Collating and compiling monthly data reports and project updates
  • Preparing requests for program implementation related costs
  • Ensuring monthly or quarterly follow up with Health workers and community mobilizers through review and feedback meetings

Other Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of A&T annual work plans, budgets (especially the program implementation component) and project reports and ensure timely reporting and responses to requests for information to HQ.
  • Present/disseminate program results, based on program experience to GON platforms, projects and partners, and other professional colleagues and organizations in Nigeria.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.

Required Skills and Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Demography, Statistics, or related field.

Experience:

  • At least 1-3 year of programming experience in Nigeria (similar global experience may be acceptable) required in a role providing technical input to a large-scale nutrition or public health/development project.
  • Public health/nutrition field experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on various types of service delivery platforms (i.e. interpersonal communication, community mobilization and mass communication).
  • Experience working with routine health facility and community reporting tools

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies as well as international not-for-profit organizations.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multi-sectoral development project.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Basic budget tracking or financial management skills.
  • Previous experience with website content development, success story writing, or social media a plus.
  • Training and presentation skills would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
  • 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.
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Internet and other relevant software.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; fluency in Yoruba strongly preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • This job will require a criminal background check.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Advocacy Specialist

Requisition: 2018202075
Location Abuja
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: A&T Nigeria Project Director
Program Duration: November 2015 to July 31, 2020

Position Summary

  • The Advocacy Specialist will work as part of A&T Nigeria scale up team led by the A&T Nigeria Project Director.
  • The advocacy specialist will oversee advocacy activities in the 12 scale-up states.
  • This position will communicate and connect with other A&T Nigeria office technical staff, sub grantees and government stakeholders to ensure successful outcome of advocacy activities.

Program Summary
The Nigeria A&T IYCF social and behavior change program focuses on improving rates of early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding, timely introduction of complementary feeding, and minimum dietary diversity for infants over 6 months old. A&T works across the public, commercial/private, and NGO sectors to improve IYCF through A&T’s four components: advocacy, interpersonal communication and community mobilization, mass communication, and strategic use of data.

At the national level, A&T works predominantly with its public, private/commercial, and NGO sector partners (Scaling Up Nutrition and other national IYCF initiatives) to improve the implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of key IYCF policies (Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes; maternity leave; work place support; breastfeeding-friendly health care and delivery facilities). A&T will also work in twelve states through identified national associations to apply the four components to reach households, communities, and facilities with targeted, age-appropriate social and behavior change communication (SBCC) messaging on IYCF practices.

At both the national level and in the states, while the emphasis will be to build the capacity of the public sector to improve IYCF practices, the involvement and resources from the private and commercial sectors will be pursued to advance IYCF policies, expand the promotion of positive social norms, and extend timed and age-appropriate behavior change messaging through private and commercial facilities to households and communities.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct stakeholder analysis in 12 states With support from the Advocacy/Policy Advisor, work with the state governments to develop state level advocacy strategy and adapt tools/materials.
  • Support the state government to roll out the strategies
  • Ensure effective follow up with the Parliamentarians in the 12 states on the Ouagadougou commitments
  • Work with the 12 states to ensure adoption and utilization of the advocacy score card
  • Work with the Advocacy/Policy Advisor to support state governments in strengthening capacity of NAFDAC on BMS Code monitoring and enforcement
  • Support dissemination of the report of maternity entitlements in the states and use the report as a tool for effective engagement with policy makers.
  • Work with zonal coordinators to enhance collaboration with the private and public sector in promoting maternity entitlements
  • Work with the Program Officer Communication to identify and document success stories
  • Coordinate advocacy activities with other organizations in 12 states Track policy and budgetary landscape and changes in 12 states Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Requirements

  • Master’s degree (or bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years’ related experience) in Communications, behavioral sciences, health promotion, law or social science
  • Bachelor’s degree with 7-9 years’ experience in Communications, Behavioral Sciences, Health promotion, law or social sciences or in related field
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience (in addition to education) in a senior capacity designing and implementing communications/advocacy programs
  • Demonstrated fluency in English.
  • Demonstrated experience working with government, NGOs and the public sector
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and the Internet.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability to work independently, assess priorities and gaps, and manage a variety of activities
  • Ability to develop advocacy strategies and programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Ability to work independently as well as in cooperation with a team
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and the Internet.

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.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer, Media & Communications

Requisition: 2018202022
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: Communications & Reporting 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. 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, Nutrition and Protection interventions

Basic Function

  • The Senior Technical Officer-Media and Communications will work closely with the Communications & Reporting Coordinator in the creation and delivery of memorandums, organizational materials and announcements, donor and external success stories, events and other deliverables pertaining to organizational communications.
  • Focuses on developing and delivering clear, concise and coordinated organizational messaging across multiple communications vehicles and on fostering opportunities for dialogue between staff and leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with Communications & Reporting Coordinator in researching and writing a broad range of communications that promote the activities of the organization such as success stories, press releases, photo journals, videos and donor presentations.
  • Provides publicity and promotional support for special events and community outreach activities.
  • Works with Communications & Reporting Coordinator to develop and implement communications and public relations strategies to promote and publicize a variety of humanitarian projects, services and programs.
  • Prepares a variety of promotional and informational materials including articles, blog posts, bulletins, pamphlets, video and other related media material.
  • Provides photography support for all reports and communications materials.
  • Layout Hausa and Kanuri versions of program publications and IEC materials.
  • Work collaboratively with the in-house originators of the work ensuring that all designs are appropriate for the publication.
  • Design and format CD-ROMs that will package program material for wide distribution.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BS/BA in Journalism and/or graphic design-related field with 7 – 9 years of relevant experience in design work in print and electronic settings.
  • Or MS/MA degree in graphic design-related field with 5 – 7 years relevant experience in design work in print and electronic settings.
  • Skilled in word processing and graphic design software packages, preferably MAC-based software, such as Adobe Web/Design Collection, Final Cut Pro, Maya 3D
  • Skilled in programming languages such as PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Prior experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is desired.
  • A sound understanding of humanitarian assistance programming is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of principles, theories and methods of communications, public relations, and journalism.
  • Strong understanding of FHI 360 and donor IEC and branding policies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent video and photography skills.
  • Ability to write, edit, and develop all facets of a publication.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to regularly travel to field sites to document program activities.
  • Ability to write effectively for the appropriate audience.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • With minimal supervision, manage high volume of workflow.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues related to emergency response programs.
  • Relevant local language skills are preferred.
  • Experience working with external print vendors is preferred.
  • Skilled in word processing and graphic design software packages, preferably PC-based software, such as Quark, Quark Express, Page Maker, and Microsoft Publisher desirable.

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.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Program Officer

Requisition: 2018202074
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Supervisor:  A&T Nigeria Regional Advisor
Program Duration:  November 2015 to July 31, 2020

Position Summary

  • The Program Officer will work as part of A&T Nigeria scale up team led by the A&T Nigeria Project Director. This Program officer will support program implementation and documentation.
  • This position will communicate and connect with other A&T Nigeria office technical staff, sub grantees and government stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of scale up program activities.

Program Summary

  • The Nigeria A&T IYCF social and behavior change program focuses on improving rates of early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding, timely introduction of complementary feeding, and minimum dietary diversity for infants over 6 months old. A&T works across the public, commercial/private, and NGO sectors to improve IYCF through A&T’s four components: advocacy, interpersonal communication and community mobilization, mass communication, and strategic use of data.
  • At the national level, A&T works predominantly with its public, private/commercial, and NGO sector partners (Scaling Up Nutrition and other national IYCF initiatives) to improve the implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of key IYCF policies (Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes; maternity leave; work place support; breastfeeding-friendly health care and delivery facilities).  A&T will also work in twelve states through identified national associations to apply the four components to reach households, communities, and facilities with targeted, age-appropriate social and behavior change communication (SBCC) messaging on IYCF practices.
  • At both the national level and in the states, while the emphasis will be to build the capacity of the public sector to improve IYCF practices, the involvement and resources from the private and commercial sectors will be pursued to advance IYCF policies, expand the promotion of positive social norms, and extend timed and age-appropriate behavior change messaging through private and commercial facilities to households and communities.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program implementation and project monitoring. Work with scale up team to prepare, monitor and revise workplans and budget, strategies and sub-project documents, coordinating input from various technical and program staff.
  • Support the collation of monthly reports from each scale up states and condense to a national report. Conduct analysis of state-level data and provide reports to State Office, National Office and local partners or other relevant parties. Document lessons learned and best practices in program implementation, community engagement and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Contribute to the design and technical development of monitoring and evaluation initiatives at state level. Provide related capacity building support to states. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work with sub grantees on the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting. Ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to national and approved protocols by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the scale up component and provide technical assistance and training to staff of the sub-grantees and government responsible for data entry.

Qualification and Requirements

  • BS/BA degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5-7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • MS/MA degree in public health, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years of relevant experience with international development programs
  • Experience in programming, M&E and database management an advantage

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a Nigeria. Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation
  • Proven ability to support a multisectoral development project coordination Basic budget tracking or financial management skills Training and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume of work flow Cultural sensitivity and diplomacy
  • 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. Perform other duties as assigned.

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.

Deadline: 2nd November, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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