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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 (Health & Nutrition Services)

Requisition: 2019200907
Location: Dikwa, 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.

Basic Function

  • The Technical Officer (Health & Nutrition Services) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of integrated medical services at the LGA level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related nutritional and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to nutritional and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents and work plans.
  • Sensitize main stakeholders on CMAM and need for support and commitment for long term access to life saving activities for children; at this stage the overall entry/exit strategy can be shared emphasizing the vital role of the stakeholders to make this happen
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) through organized trainings.
  • Serve as organization liaison at coordinated external meetings and conferences if assigned.
  • Plan and deliver trainings with support capacity building team on CMAM and IYCF
  • Develop work plan for OTP, Stabilization Centre and IYCF activities according to the expected progress of the project
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of medical and nutritional management and related developments by assessing the needs of current IDPs and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation

Network and coordinate with the relevant sectors:

  • Establish good relationship with the Local Government Area authorities and community leaders. Establish a network with the other actors in the working area (I/NGO) Establish a good understanding of the program within the community Establish link and meetings with the community leaders and different group existing in the working area. Coordination and participation in Nutrition Cluster, and nutrition assessment/ survey groups and filing of meeting minutes Support, and actively participate the sub-Nutrition Cluster group meetings at district level constructively Represent FHI 360 nutrition programs when and if necessary vis-a-vis donors during their field visits
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of health and nutrition in humanitarian programs.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around integrated health program.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues in the communities
  • 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 and Hausa communications
  • Ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirt.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to facility
  • Ability and willingness to stay at Local Government Area (LGA) at the field
  • Well-developed computer skills.

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

Location: Abuja
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.

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%.

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.

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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