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Latest Vacancy at FHI 360, 13th January, 2019

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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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Requisition: 2019200038
Location: Lagos
Supervisor: Senior Finance and Admin Officer
Job Type: Full time

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the Senior Finance and Admin Officer, the driver shall provide a variety of transportation support to the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Convey FHI 360 Nigeria Staff and Consultants to designated approved locations.
  • Ensure adequate safety, cleanliness, security and maintenance of the project vehicle assigned.
  • Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and necessary spare parts.
  • Plan route and requirements by studying schedule or ad-hoc request by the office.
  • Ensure passengers adhere to all road safety regulations.
  • Fulfill special request by picking up and delivering items as directed and running errands
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Secondary school leaving certificates, apprentice certificate or any other equivalent certificates with a minimum of 1 year experience.
  • Must have a trade test certificate and a valid driving license.
  • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with large complex organizations preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Matured and willing to work at odd hours.
  • Good written, oral, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors and recipients of assistance.

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
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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: Comms and Reporting Coordinator

Requisition: 2019200031
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full time

Job Summary

  • Under direct guidance of the Response Coordinator and collaboration with the Integrated Humanitarian Assistance to Northeast Nigeria II team, the Communications & Reporting Coordinator will be responsible for timely and quality humanitarian program reporting, new business/proposal opportunities and proposal modification as well as external communications for northeast projects.
  • The position will ensure collaboration with sector leads and field sites to continuously improve upon and deliver timely reports based on quality data.
  • This work includes frequent updating and cross-checking of the Detailed Implementation Plans (DIP) against reported updates to ensure proactive and thorough project activity follow up.
  • Finally, the Coordinator will build the capacity of field teams to produce quality reports and data, compliant to organizational and donor requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares quality and timely reports summarizing project results in accordance with organizational and donor standards.
  • Works with M&E/Reporting staff in each site to ensure that performance information is collected in each sector for proper documentation and reporting of activities.
  • Conducts workshops with field staff to ensure exceptional quality of program reports.
  • Liaise with FHI 360’s Communications Department (HQ and Country Office) to develop, maintain and adapt as necessary a program communication strategy which includes the production of communication materials such as newsletters, program updates, success stories, briefing papers and situational reports.
  • Ensure the update and design of in-country communication, visibility tools and publications, their dissemination and availability to field teams, as well as the management of photos and other media from field sites
  • Regularly updates the DIP in collaboration with the sector leads; and cross-checks information against reporting
  • Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners throughout the northeast region and in Nigeria country office.
  • Documents lessons learned quarterly and presents them internally with M&E staff to inform program decisions and initiatives.
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.
  • Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the implementation of research studies by working with technical staff and M&E team and documenting processes.
  • Provides leadership and team building at the task level.
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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent – Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.
  • Typically requires 5-8 years of writing, editing, and publications experience.
  • Excellent writing, editing, communication and presentation skills as well as familiarity with fundamentals of external communication in a humanitarian context are essential
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Ability to provide clear messages on complex issues
  • Must be articulate, professional and able to adjust communication methods based on the audience
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO)

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10%

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

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.

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