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FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve – improving lives for millions.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Technical Officer, Mentoring & Evaluation

Requisition No: 2019201451
Location: Niger
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Senior Technical Officer

Basic Functions

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, under the direction of the Senior Technical Officer, is responsible for the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the state office.
  • The Technical Officer (M&E) 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.
  • The M&E Officer will be based in Niger State and report to the Senior Technical Officer in Niger State.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with local KP groups (partners), state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and to ensure compliance with USAID and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of State Action Committee on AIDS (SACA) and State Ministry of Health (sMOH) to ensure these parties understand and can support reporting requirements.
  • Work with local KP groups to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
  • Ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project M&E  components of the activities in the communities served.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
  • Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of SACA/SASCP in integrating EpiC data into the national HMIS.
  • On a monthly basis, analyze state-level data and provide approved reports to State Office, National Office and local partners or other relevant parties.
  • Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring; and with program staff and local partners, use program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs.
  • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the HIV/AIDS/STI fields by review of current literature; be alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings
  • Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or another related degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation
  • Experience in providing M&E support to programs working with key populations including one or more of the following is preferred: sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) is highly desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KPs especially FSW, MSM, PWID, Transgender persons and prisoners.
  • Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported program and KP led organization; Previous experience in technical capacity building of KP community-based organizations; ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, productively and sensitively within a multidiscipline, multicultural and multigender environment.
  • 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 a minimum of 25%.

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, Mentoring & Evaluation

Requisition No: 2019201452
Location: Yenagoa, Bayelsa
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Senior Technical Officer

Basic Functions

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, under the direction of the Senior Technical Officer, is responsible for the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the state office.
  • The Technical Officer (M&E) 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.
  • The M&E Officer will be based in Bayelsa State and report to the Senior Technical Officer in Bayelsa State.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with local KP groups (partners), state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and to ensure compliance with USAID and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of State Action Committee on AIDS (SACA) and State Ministry of Health (sMOH) to ensure these parties understand and can support reporting requirements.
  • Work with local KP groups to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
  • Ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project M&E  components of the activities in the communities served.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
  • Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of SACA/SASCP in integrating EpiC data into the national HMIS.
  • On a monthly basis, analyze state-level data and provide approved reports to State Office, National Office and local partners or other relevant parties.
  • Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring; and with program staff and local partners, use program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs.
  • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the HIV/AIDS/STI fields by review of current literature; be alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings
  • Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or another related degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation
  • Experience in providing M&E support to programs working with key populations including one or more of the following is preferred: sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) is highly desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KPs especially FSW, MSM, PWID, Transgender persons and prisoners.
  • Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported program and KP led organization; Previous experience in technical capacity building of KP community-based organizations; ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, productively and sensitively within a multidiscipline, multicultural and multigender environment.
  • 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 a minimum of 25%.

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: Finance Manager

Requisition No:  2019201448
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: Project Director

Basic Functions

  • The Finance Manager, is a senior member of the EpiC staff in Nigeria and will provide financial oversight to the EpiC Nigeria project.
  • The primary responsibility of the Finance Manager is to manage and monitor all project finances, including preparing and monitoring budgets, expenditures, manage procurement and support other logistical and administrative functions.
  • This position will also work in collaboration with the EpiC Senior Program Officer, technical staff and FHI 360 Nigeria country office staff to develop, manage and monitor sub-awards with local partners in compliance with all applicable FHI 360, PEPFAR and USAID rules and regulations. This position will be based in the FHI 360 office in Abuja and will report to the EpiC Nigeria Project Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review workplan and other budgets for EpiC Nigeria;
  • Prepare all financial reports for EpiC Nigeria;
  • Track and monitor project expenditures against budget; including preparing monthly pipeline analyses for HQ EpiC team;
  • Manage EpiC Nigeria charge codes and chart of accounts;
  • Manage EpiC Nigeria sub-recipients, including conducting pre-award assessments, reviewing monthly financial reports, coordinating reimbursements, posting approved expenditures, develop and managing subaward monitoring plans and conducting site visits to build financial management capacity and ensure compliance;
  • Coordinate PEPFAR expenditure analysis exercise on an annual basis;
  • Develop EpiC Nigeria procurement plan and oversee proper procurement procedures for supplies and equipment;
  • Support and coordinate other operations activities including travel, logistics, other administrative tasks;
  • Coordinate with country office HR for all HR-related matters for project staff;
  • Regularly review the status of project funds and prepares monthly cash requests;
  • Post data into financial systems, ensuring that financial information is processed accurately and generates timely and reliable reports;
  • Provide support as needed on bank reconciliations; and
  • Conducts trainings for non-finance project staff as well as subrecipient staff on financial and grants management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 7-9 years experience with international development programs.
  • Or MS/MA degree in public Accounting, Finance, business administration, or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Experience with donor-funded projects, particularly USAID and/or PEPFAR; and experience working in an international NGO environment desirable;
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams, within a fast-paced environment;
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices. Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills including automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
  • Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements. Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) in Nigeria is highly desirable. Cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KPs especially FSW, MSM, PWID, Transgender persons and prisoners.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries independently and follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.With minimal supervision, manage high volume of workflow efficiently. Ability to handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data as well as experience with computer spreadsheets.
  • Ability to interpret financial information and reports Ability to work collaboratively, productively and sensitively within a multidiscipline, multicultural and multigender environment.
  • 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 a minimum of 25%.

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: Senior Technical Advisor, Community Engagement & Prevention, Care and Treatment

Requisition No: 2019201470
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: Project Director

Basic Functions

  • The Senior Technical Advisor, Community Engagement and Prevention, Care and Treatment (STA) will oversee and coordinate prevention, care and treatment activities and community engagement activities for KPs (men who have sex with men [MSM], people who inject drugs [PWID], female sex workers [FSW], transgender people and prison inmates) under the EpiC project in Nigeria.
  • S/he will be responsible for the design and technical oversight of all technical strategies and activities to increase uptake and improve quality of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services for KPs, including community service provision and health services strengthening at facility levels. H/she will monitor the technical performance of community-based partners (including KP-led partners) and provide capacity building to improve community outreach, strengthen linkages between community and health facilities and improve overall outcomes for comprehensive HIV services for KP.
  • This position will be critical for the development of quality and evidence-based approaches for HIV and STI testing and counselling, referrals, condoms and lubricants distribution, wrap-around services referrals, peer outreach and navigation activities for improved linkages, retention and adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for KPs.
  • S/he will liaise with the EpiC Nigeria Project Director, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), State Agencies for the Control of AIDS (SACAs), State AIDS and STD Control Programs (SASCPs) and other counterparts as well as supervise EpiC technical staff in Bayelsa and Niger states.  S/he will coordinate all technical report and submit to EPIC, FHI360 HQ, USAID and share with stakeholders etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of technical activities in the annual LINKAGES work plans.
  • Provide technical and programmatic expertise in HIV prevention, care and treatment activities for FSW, MSM, PWID, transgender people and prison inmates in Niger and Bayelsa states including community-based outreach, peer education/navigation, health clinic/hospital/other public and private facility service provision, behavior change communication, HIV testing and self-testing, ART initiation and adherence/linkage to care, pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP and PrEP), viral load (VL) monitoring, screening and referrals for TB, sexually transmitted infections (STI) and sexual and reproductive health needs, and violence prevention and response.
  • Supervise and provide technical guidance and mentorship to EpiC Nigeria technical staff providing technical assistance on project implementation.
  • Oversee production of timely and accurate technical reports to FHI 360 and USAID as required.
  • Ensure quality work on standard operating procedures contextualized to the Nigerian context assuring confidentiality and mitigation if required for KP groups
  • Identifies structural barriers to the uptake of HIV clinical services for KP groups and ways to address those structural barriers.
  • Work with NACA, SACAs and SASCPs in Bayelsa and Niger to ensure quality of clinical care and services for KP groups.
  • Work with community organizations, KP-led organizations, local health centers and government to increase the uptake of HIV services at the community and clinical levels by increasing capacity and providing technical assistance.
  • Work with government and local health facilities to ensure all clinical care providers have been trained in discrimination and stigma-free provision of services for KP groups.
  • Contribute to the achievement of high-quality results in accordance with the targets identified in the work plan and monitoring and evaluation plan.
  • Contribute to program quality according to FHI 360 standards including quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Contributes to work plan activities; ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation including assisting in the provision of technical assistance to each grant partner for the provision of high-quality services; ensure appropriate program monitoring and reporting.
  • Support the development and monitoring of partner scopes of work and technical performance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements

  • MBBS, B.Pharm, BMLS Lab. Sciences, Microbiology, Biochemistry with Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Pharmacy and other related areas
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional work experience (post-Nigerian Youth Service Corps) in the field of public health, including at least 5 years focused on HIV prevention, care, and treatment in clinical and community settings.
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible work experience in technically designing and managing health programs; preference for experience related to KP and HIV.
  • 1-3 years of experience supporting or managing a USAID or PEPFAR-funded activity, including program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring and reporting.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to be a subject matter expert on HIV/AIDS prevention, management, and control strategies for KPs. Demonstrated knowledge of Nigerian health systems, as well as international and local NGOs involved in the national response to HIV/AIDS.
  • Demonstrated experience building technical capacity of KP-led and/or other community-based organizations working in HIV/AIDS. Proven experience and/or knowledge of the PEPFAR blueprint for key population programs and WHO and UNAIDS goals and strategies related to the 95–95–95 targets and the cascade for HIV prevention, diagnosis, care and treatment.
  • Understanding of the situational needs of KP and experience supporting and implementing activities to reduce violence, stigma, and discrimination and sound cultural understanding and sensitivity regarding gender and sexual diversity is necessary. Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the EpiC project and externally. Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality.
  • Ability to travel within country or region and internationally as needed. Previous experience in building capacity for stakeholder management and supervisory role is critical.
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English. Well-developed computer skills. Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

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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