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FHI 360 Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form Portal | www.fhi360.org/careers

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FHI 360 Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form Portal | www.fhi360.org/careers

Are you searching for a high paying NGO job in Nigeria? If yes, you are in the right place. The FHI 360 Recruitment form 2020 is out. Apply for the ongoing Family Health International nationwide recruitment 2020/2021. The application form is now available at the fhi 360 recruitment portal – www.fhi360.org/careers.

What does FHI 360 stand for?

You might want to ask, what does fhi 360 stand for? Well, FHI is an abbreviation of Family Health International) is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization has long managed in projects relating to family planning and reproductive health.

FHI 360 Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form Portal – www.fhi360.org/careers

In this post, we will show you everything you need to know about the current fhi 360 hiring process, available job position and fhi 360 benefits. We will also guide on how to apply for fhi 360 volunteer job and get hired. After application, we recommend you get the fhi 360 interview questions to prepare for the aptitude test.

FHI 360 Job Recruitment (4 Positions) and Requirements

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 recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Senior Technical Officer, Reproductive Health

Requisition: 2020200402
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: PHC 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 and Protection interventions.

Basic Function

  • The Senior Technical Officer, Reproductive Health will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on reproductive health. His/her primary responsibilities are to manage and support RH clinical activities for three sites of the new liberated government areas (LGAs) – Dikwa, Ngala and Banki – with potential for additional sites.
  • Under the supervision of the PHC Coordinator, the STO-RH will manage all activities related to reproductive health while ensuring the quality of service and correct application of the treatment protocols.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to Clinical Management of RH and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation.
  • Coordinate the implementation of components related to RH in FHI 360 humanitarian programs.
  • Work with relevant staff to coordinate the design and implementation of facility based programs in relation to RH
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance in RH for FHI 360 programs in the NE.
  • Work with technical staff at the state offices and other relevant FHI 360 staff to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to RH and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  • Support system strengthening and of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Provide programmatic assistance to local partners in programming RH activities.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of RH and related developments by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.
  • Build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) through organized trainings.
  • Serves as liaison to external organizations at coordination meetings and conference as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBBS / MD / PHD or similar degree with 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of RH in humanitarian relief settings.
  • Possession of a fellowship in Obstetrics/Gynaecology or Paediatrics or an advanced post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of reproductive health and humanitarian programs in emergency situations.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of RH.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding RH.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

2. Assistant Technical Officer, Nutrition – IYCF

Requisition: 2020200217
Location: Banki, Borno
Supervisor: Technical Officer, IYCF
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, Protection and Nutrition interventions

Basic Function

  • S/He reports to the TO, IYCF. Position is responsible for providing quality Infant & Young Child Feeding (IYCF) – E services at community and facility levels. The incumbent will engage in and will work with other team members in the delivery of optimal infant and young child feeding in emergency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the facilitation of community IYCF support group activities
  • Identify training needs and build technical capacity of IYCF Assistants, support group promoters, Community Nutrition mobilizers (CNMs), and Lead persons.
  • Direct skilled IYCF support services including Growth Promotion and Monitoring at IYCF corners/spaces and other contact points
  • Organize and participate in food demonstration sessions periodically
  • Lead micronutrient supplementation including Micro-nutrient powder (MNP) distribution.
  • Conduct regular focus group discussions with beneficiaries to assess barriers to optimal IYCF uptake
  • Support the development of IYCF multimedia messages including radio jingles
  • Ensure Gender mainstreaming in nutrition, and integration of other sectors
  • Collaborate, campaign and build community awareness during IYCF celebration days
  • Support the development of case studies and success stories from program implementation.
  • Develop network with other actors in the operational area as well as community leaders / representatives
  • Engage in community dialogue, sensitize stakeholders/community on IYCF-E activities and specific humanitarian programs implemented by FHI 360.
  • Take monthly physical inventory of all nutrition supplies ensuring stock levels are accounted for and adequate.
  • Support M & E unit during surveys, assessments, Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) including preparation and submission of timely reports.
  • Support other nutrition activities as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • Inform TO IYCF of any professional problems encountered.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, or closely related field with 1-3 years’ experience. MBBS with 1 year experience.
  • Experience working with a humanitarian organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to implementation sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local dialects and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

 

3. Project Coordinator

Requisition: 2020200033
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Associate Director, Special Projects

Project Description

  • The humanitarian situation remains critical in Northeast Nigeria, with an estimated 7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, and more than 1,926,748 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from 364,635 households. Borno State alone hosts more than 1,441,635 IDPs – approximately 75% of the total number of IDPs in the northeast – 655,728 returnees. Numbers of IDPs, new arrivals and returnees are increasing.
  • FHI 360 has been conducting humanitarian response activities in the health, nutrition, WASH and protection sectors with a substantial on-the-ground presence in Maiduguri, Dikwa, Ngala, Banki. and Damasak. FHI 360 has worked with various donors in Borno state including SNEPCo, the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), UNFPA, UNHCR, USAID and Global Fund.

Basic Functions

  • The Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the refugee response project activities in Dikwa. S / he will manage field site staff.

Essential Job Functions

  • Support in project start-up and ongoing project management and administration of activities including beneficiary / community identification, refugees screening site mapping, planning and implementing of all sector activities, working with partners and facilitating monitoring.
  • Ensure the current IHANN project for IDPs implemented by FHI 360 is leveraged on for seamless collaboration and fluid referrals and access to services.
  • Map all health facilities and other resources for identification of and access to such services for IDPs
  • Support health facilities with improved skills for service delivery to IDPs and host communities
  • Provide technical assistance to teams in Dikwa on effective service delivery.
  • Institute system for continuous quality improvement of delivery of quality health care services in supported facilities
  • Contribute to all field work, including working collaboratively with other FHI 360 staff in Borno state in the implementation of all planned interventions including identification of existing and establishing referral networks, monitoring and supporting IDPs throughout the intervention period.
  • Coordinating with community leaders and other stakeholders and other field-based tasks as assigned.
  • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
  • Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate.
  • Conduct monitoring and data collection as directed by the Director Special Projects, assisting with specific surveys or assessments as needed.
  • Contribute to providing the Country Director with up-to-date information on the affected and targeted community and coordinates beneficiary lists and numbers with different stakeholders.
  • Conduct himself / herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to FHI 360 and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the area of operation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBBS / MD or similar degree with 5-7 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
  • Or MS / MA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Or BS / BA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Prior experience implementing any form of protection support is required, preferably in a camp setting.
  • Experience with providing health and non – health interventions strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify IDPs according to criteria required.
  • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
  • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
  • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is required.

Success Factors
The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude:

  • Ideally s / he will have previous experience in working in large-scale emergency programs in insecure and conflict-affected contexts, including remote management and capacity development.
  • S / he is a problem solver, who is adept in successfully dealing with issues of complexity.
  • S / he is an active listener and contributor, working to create a strong team share ideas and learn.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

4. Senior Technical Officer, Laboratory Services

Requisition: 2020200376
Location: Abuja
Supervisor: Project Technical Advisor
Job Type: Full time

Basic Functions

  • The Senior Technical Officer, Laboratory Services will support implementation of diagnostics systems capacity building work for an anticipated  CDC Global Health Security funded Grant to support global health priorities in Nigeria with the general objective to prevent, detect, rapidly and effectively respond to public health threats of international concern including naturally occurring outbreaks and intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens.
  • S/He will provide technical support for the design, implementation and monitoring of technical strategies to strengthen diagnostic networks.
  • This will include diagnostic network and facilities assessments, capacity building initiatives of diagnostic networks, and implementation of strategies, programs or tools to support diagnostic network capacity building as it pertains to Global health security priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the development and implementation of technical assistance, diagnostic network and facility strengthening and quality improvement interventions in line with the diagnostic network gap assessment reports, and other assessment reports from the program.
  • Supports the development of country-specific workplans and budgets for diagnostic network activities aligned with national action plans and local stakeholder improvement goals.
  • Supports the implementation of diagnostic network enhancement activities in countries which may include capacity building activities for core diagnostic components such as specimen referral mechanisms, quality management systems, supply chain, diagnostic SOPs and tools, qualified workforce, expansion of point-of-care diagnostic service points, and biosafety and biosecurity, equipment maintenance.
  • Supports reporting of diagnostic network strengthening activities.
  • In close collaboration with other program staff and diagnostic network leaders, supports the implementation and monitoring of network enhancement activities as per approved workplans.
  • Provides technical support based upon expertise with implementation of diagnostic systems strengthening, methods and strategies, current practice, and established diagnostic and operational standards while also being locally relevant and sustainable.
  • Supports the review (as needed) and implementation of diagnostic algorithms in line with latest international guidelines.
  • Encourages and assists laboratories with improvement plans.
  • Shares new knowledge/evidence and best practices with the project team, partners and host countries.
  • Will be required to coordinate and work with a diverse group of organizations, such as; the Ministry of Health, diagnostic leaders and facility staff, several international and national development partner organizations, and the donor
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • PhD in Clinical Diagnostics and at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in the oversight and implementation of diagnostics strengthening preferably in Nigeria.
  • Or MSc/MS in Clinical Diagnostics and at least 5 – 7 years’ experience in the oversight and implementation of diagnostics strengthening preferably in Nigeria.
  • Proven knowledge and in-depth experience in the diagnosis of infectious diseases including specific hands-on clinical diagnostics and quality management systems.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of the mechanisms and strategies that are being deployed under the Global Health Security Agenda and other similar mechanisms to combat emerging infectious threats and anti-microbial resistance
  • Experience implementing diagnostic network capacity building, especially in biosafety and biosecurity practices.
  • Competent in current developments in the diagnosis of infectious diseases including point-of-care and molecular methods.
  • Experience with laboratory assessments to identify gaps in the quality of diagnostics and support of laboratory to develop and implement improvement plans.
  • Knowledge with strengthening laboratories to achieve international quality standards including against ISO 15189 and/or SLMTA/SLIPTA or in-country standards.
  • Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within FHI 360 and externally.
  • A demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners on collaborative projects.
  • Fluency in written and spoken French. Fluency in spoken and written English will be highly desirable
  • Experience managing USG grants including CDC grants.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2020.

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

 

5. Senior Technical Officer, Surveillance and M&E

Requisition: 2020200377
Location: Abuja
Supervisor: Project Technical Advisor
Job Type: Full time

Project Summary

  • FHI 360 seeks qualified candidates for the centers for Disease control (CDC)-funded Strengthening Global Health Security by implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) and the Global Health Security Agenda in Nigeria. The award aims to strengthen the capacity of the Nigerian health system to monitor and mitigate recurring Infectious disease outbreaks, detect and control emerging infectious diseases and improve surveillance and response systems.
  • The award also aims to support Nigeria to attain the goal of the A National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS), a 5-year strategic plan that was developed in 201 g by the Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with relevant MDA5 such as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
  • The plan is based on the principles of’One Health’ and seeks to strengthen International Health Regulations core capacities based on gaps identified by the WHO Joint External Evaluation and other health security assessments conducted in Nigeria. Recruitment for above stated position is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant Is subject to donor approval.
  • Collaboration for HIV Prevention Options to control the Epidemic (CHOICE) is an 1 B-month collaboration funded by USAID, in partnership with PEPFAR, through the Office of HIV/AIDS’ five-year central mechanisms: Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic control (Epici and Reaching Impact, Saturation, and Epidemic control (RISE).
  • The goal of this partnership is to address technical gaps and support national scale-up of antiretroviral-based HIV prevention products (collectively referred to as PrEP) in PEPFAR countries through catalytic evidence generation, translation, and research utilization. CHOICE is led by FHI 360 and Jhpiego. CHOICE harnesses collaborative engagement and research utilization expertise to increase awareness, expand access, build capacity, and support effective use of PrEP.

Basic Functions

  • The Senior Technical Officer, Surveillance and M&E will support the implementation of surveillance systems  strengthening activities for an anticipated  CDC Global Health Security (GHS) funded Grant to support global health priorities in Nigeria with the general objective to prevent, detect, rapidly and effectively respond to public health threats of international concern including naturally occurring outbreaks and intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens.
  • S/He will be responsible for the oversight of activities to strengthen the capacity and network of human and animal health surveillance and monitoring systems to detect and report emerging biological threats and generate data to enhance the rapid and effective response to public health threats.
  • The incumbent will be based in Abuja with frequent field visits (50 percent or more) to different parts of Nigeria.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership in designing, planning, monitoring, data analysis, report preparation and dissemination of project surveillance data in collaboration with the relevant key stakeholders as per the national, regional and global standards and requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to laboratories and surveillance sites (human and animal health) to collect, analyze and report quality surveillance data from laboratory Information systems, MOH Health Management Information System (HMIS) and other data repositories or databases.
  • Provide technical leadership in the mapping of data to determine trends, generate visualization tools/dashboards to enhance decision making to mitigate infectious disease threats.
  • Provide technical inputs to the design, implementation (field work), data collection, reporting, and analysis of active and passive sampling protocols for priority infectious diseases.
  • Provide technical assistance, supportive supervision, and mentoring to relevant project and MOH staff to develop, evaluate and/or update surveillance systems, epidemiologic and surveillance methods.
  • Provide technical assistance for the integration and optimization of national and sub-national reporting systems for GHS priority pathogens and those of importance in Nigeria.
  • Assist in the triangulation of laboratory data with other surveillance data from existing national repositories/databases to improve the surveillance network systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Experience in designing tools/methods/dashboards for data visualization
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and use in public health
  • Strong negotiation, coordination, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience of global health security surveillance and other relevant health programs
  • Experience managing USG grants including CDC grants.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, and practices in project management, process development and execution.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to strategize, plan, and manage resources for successful completion of projects.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with the various stakeholders’ communities, government officials and other multilateral bodies and donor representatives.
  • Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO) and in a resource limited context.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBBS or PhD in Public Health, Epidemiology or other relevant subjects and at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in managing and conducting epidemiological and/or surveillance in public health.
  • Or MSc / MS in Public Health, epidemiology or other relevant subjects and at least 5 – 7 years’ experience in managing and conducting epidemiological and/or surveillance in public health.
  • Or Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Public Health, epidemiology or other relevant subjects and at least 7 – 9 years’ experience in managing and conducting epidemiological and/or surveillance in public health.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2020.

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

6. Technical Officer, Prep Collaborative Learning

Reference No.: 2020200382
Location: Abuja
Supervisor: Project Director
Job Type: Full time

Project Description

  • Collaboration for HIV Prevention Options to Control the Epidemic (CHOICE) is an 18-month collaboration funded by USAID, in partnership with PEPFAR, through the Office of HIV/AIDS’ five-year central mechanisms: Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) and Reaching Impact, Saturation, and Epidemic Control (RISE).
  • The goal of this partnership is to address technical gaps and support national scale-up of antiretroviral-based HIV prevention products (collectively referred to as PrEP) in PEPFAR countries through catalytic evidence generation, translation, and research utilization.
  • CHOICE is led by FHI 360 and Jhpiego. CHOICE harnesses collaborative engagement and research utilization expertise to increase awareness, expand access, build capacity, and support effective use of PrEP.CHOICE works primarily in Nigeria (through the facilitation of a PrEP Learning Collaborative to bring together stakeholders, share tools and resources, and ultimately accelerate PrEP rollout), as well as Kenya, Lesotho, and Tanzania. Tools and resources generated across CHOICE activities will be leveraged regionally. CHOICE priority states in Nigeria are Rivers, Niger, Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, and Bayelsa

Basic Functions

  • The Technical Officer, Prep Collaborative Learning will be the Country Office lead expert responsible for all administrative, technical, programmatic, advocacy, and reporting responsibilities related to the CHOICE program in Nigeria.
  • S/he will lead efforts initially in the states of Rivers, Niger, Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, and Bayelsa.
  • S/He will represent CHOICE at the TWG, and provide support needed to advance PrEP rollout as determined by the GoN/TWG (e.g. support national policy and implementation plan development, value chain situational analysis, serving as liaison to secretariat if/as desired by the ministry, etc.)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify challenges, gaps, barriers to PrEP rollout in Nigeria, based on national and state-level engagement with NACA, SACA, the USAID mission, CDC, and implementing partners
  • Will represent CHOICE at national and state level convenings and discussion- advocating for PrEP availability for all those at risk, establish and maintain working relationships with relevant national and state officials to facilitate CHOICE work. Serve as a liaison between EpiC and TMEC-RISE for the project, to ensure awareness of CHOICE activities
  • Work with EpiC Project Director and RISE CoP to identify stakeholders for the Learning Collaborative and serve as POC for LC activities (webinars and face-to-face meetings)
  • Provide regular report backs (by phone and email) to the CHOICE Nigeria workstream team and work with technical coordinator for CHOICE Nigeria workshop (based in FHI 360 HQ) through EpiC PD to provide input and support for OPTIONS tool application; serve as on the ground POC for all of CHOICE technical support work in Nigeria
  • Provide regular updates to EpiC and RISE on CHOICE activities
  • Carry out state and national level stakeholder engagement to identify barriers to PrEP rollout and work to identify tools and resources to address barriers with support of the broader CHOICE team and TWG
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with relevant agencies (government, funder/donor, NGOs) and deliver on all PrEP-related donor reporting requirements
  • Develop tools to implement and evaluate progress against stated/approved goals
  • Oversee the coordination of two Learning Collaborative face-to-face workshops: including invitations, venue selection and logistics (catering, audiovisual coordination, venue communications and coordination)
  • This position will require 25-30% travel within Nigeria to support states selected for participation in the Learning Collaborative (to better understand PrEP landscape at the state level, identify challenges, provide technical support implementing tools/resources, and carry out state level engagement as needed).
  • S/he will support the TWG as requested and appropriate (directly or through linking with the technical team within CHOICE, EpiC or RISE); in areas of policy development, provider training curriculum development or training execution, demand creation, or M&E.
  • Develop work plans to deliver workstream deliverables and carry out engagement activities in a timely manner
  • Identify and document good practice regarding PrEP rollout in Nigeria
  • Report for financial management and accountability as per allocated budgets to the Project Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience managing USG grants including CDC grants.
  • Good facilitation abilities, including communication with both technical and non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated advocacy leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with IPs, donors and host country partners and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English.
  • Proven experience working with and building the capacity of Ministries of Health (MoH) and understanding of MoH systems at national and sub-national levels.
  • Cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KPs especially FSW, MSM, PWID, Transgender, prisoners and general populations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of implementation of combination prevention in KP program and comprehensive HIV services including HTS, PNS, ICT, ART, VL optimization, referral.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported program and KP led organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.
  • Minimum of 25 % travel.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • MBBS or PhD in Public Health, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Social Science or other relevant subjects and at least 1 – 3 years’ post-NYSC relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of anti-retroviral therapy (ART), PrEP and Prevention (HTS, Gender, Condom, STIs, etc.) in resource constrained settings.
  • Or MSc/MS in Public Health, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Social Science or other relevant subjects and at least 3 – 5 years’ post-NYSC relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of anti-retroviral therapy (ART), PrEP and Prevention (HTS, Gender, Condom, STIs, etc.) in resource constrained settings.
  • Or Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Public Health, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Social Science or other relevant subjects and at least 5 – 7 years’ post-NYSC relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of anti-retroviral therapy (ART), PrEP and Prevention (HTS, Gender, Condom, STIs, etc.) in resource constrained settings.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2020.

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

 

7. Project Technical Advisor

Job Title: Project Technical Advisor

Requisition – 2020200374
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Supervisor: Country Director

Project Descriptions

  • The upcoming opportunity is a Centres for Disease Control (CDC) Funded Strengthening Global Health Security by implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) and the Global Health Security Agenda in Nigeria.
  • The award aims to strengthen the capacity of the Nigerian health system to monitor and mitigate recurring infectious disease outbreaks, detect and control emerging infectious diseases and improve surveillance and response systems.
  • The award also aims to support Nigeria to attain the goal of the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS), a 5-year strategic plan that was developed in 2019 by the Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with relevant MDAs such as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
  • The plan is based on the principles of ‘One Health’ and seeks to strengthen International Health Regulations core capacities based on gaps identified by the WHO Joint External Evaluation and other health security assessments conducted in Nigeria.

Basic Functions

  • The Project Technical Advisor will provide leadership, ensure the quality of project deliverables and oversee all administrative, technical , financial and management aspects of an anticipated  CDC Global Health Security (GHS) Grant in Nigeria that has the general objective to improve prevention of avoidable epidemics including naturally occurring outbreaks and intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens, to improve ability to rapidly detect threats early, including detecting, characterizing, and to report emerging biological threats by responding rapidly and effectively to public health threats of international concern.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the management, finance, contracts and grants, security, legal, and human resources that support the project.
  • Ensure that project management is compliant with FHI 360 and CDC policies and procedures.
  • Interacts with other sectors and relevant departments to integrate and manage work plans, budgets, and multi-sector interventions. Implements evidence-based interventions in one or more multi-sector areas, as well as new technologies and practices.
  • Provide technical direction and external engagement of the project.
  • Coordinates a matrix management approach to capacity building, support, and oversight of technical and functional staff and ensure their training on operational procedures to achieve the project strategic goals.
  • Provides operational support to the project country team, skills, and resources to ensure the quality of the project deliverables.
  • Develop and monitor workplans, reports and budget to achieve project and goals.
  • Establish, serve and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders on project matters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBBS / PhD in at least one of the following fields: Knowledge / Information Services, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life / Social Science / Diagnostics with 5 – 7 years’ experience in Global Health Security related program.
  • Or MSc / MS in at least one of the following fields: Knowledge / Information Services, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life / Social Science / Diagnostics with 7 – 9 years’ experience in Global Health Security related program.
  • Or Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent on Knowledge / Information Services, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life / Social Science / Diagnostics with 9 – 11 years’ experience in Global Health Security related program.
  • Demonstrated minimum of 5 years-experience in diagnostics / surveillance Epidemiology / AMR / One Health implementation.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience managing USG grants including CDC grants.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that span multiple countries.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, and practices in project management, process development and execution.
  • Excellent and demonstrated public relations, policy, representation, and diplomacy skills required.
  • Strong consultative and negotiation skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to strategize, plan, and manage resources for successful completion of projects.
  • Ability to motivate, influence and collaborate with others.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with the various stakeholders’ communities, government officials and other multilateral bodies and donor representatives.
  • Experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO) and in a resource limited context.
  • Exercise judgment to meet strategic business goals and develop objectives and plans that align with and ensure achievement of organizational goals.
  • Ability to build teams, recognize, acquire and retain talents.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance
  • Minimum of 25 % international travel.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2020.

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

8. Technical Advisor – Animal Health

Requisition: 2020200375
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Project Technical Advisor

Project Summary

  • FHI 360 seeks qualified candidates for the centers for Disease control (CDC)-funded Strengthening Global Health Security by implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) and the Global Health Security Agenda in Nigeria. The award aims to strengthen the capacity of the Nigerian health system to monitor and mitigate recurring Infectious disease outbreaks, detect and control emerging infectious diseases and improve surveillance and response systems.
  • The award also aims to support Nigeria to attain the goal of the A National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS), a 5-year strategic plan that was developed in 201 g by the Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with relevant MDA5 such as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
  • The plan is based on the principles of’One Health’ and seeks to strengthen International Health Regulations core capacities based on gaps identified by the WHO Joint External Evaluation and other health security assessments conducted in Nigeria. Recruitment for above stated position is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant Is subject to donor approval.
  • Collaboration for HIV Prevention Options to control the Epidemic (CHOICE) is an 1 B-month collaboration funded by USAID, in partnership with PEPFAR, through the Office of HIV/AIDS’ five-year central mechanisms: Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic control (Epici and Reaching Impact, Saturation, and Epidemic control (RISE).
  • The goal of this partnership is to address technical gaps and support national scale-up of antiretroviral-based HIV prevention products (collectively referred to as PrEP) in PEPFAR countries through catalytic evidence generation, translation, and research utilization. CHOICE is led by FHI 360 and Jhpiego. CHOICE harnesses collaborative engagement and research utilization expertise to increase awareness, expand access, build capacity, and support effective use of PrEP.

Basic Functions

  • The Technical Advisor – Animal Health will support the implementation of  activities to strengthen zoonosis and AMR surveillance in animals  for an anticipated  CDC Global Health Security (GHS) funded project to enhance global health priorities in Nigeria with the general objective to prevent, detect, rapidly and effectively respond to public health threats of international concern including naturally occurring outbreaks and intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens.
  • S/He will be responsible for activities related to strengthening the capacity and systems for zoonosis and AMR surveillance in animals. S/He will be based in Abuja with frequent field trips (50 percent or more) in different parts of Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to collect, assemble, and review data related to zoonotic diseases, AMR and AMU patterns in animals (e.g., AMR trends for the zoonotic bacteria/antibiotic combinations in broiler and layer populations).
  • Provide technical assistance/participate in animal health investigations (e.g., source, antibiotic use, and spread of infection)
  • Provide technical assistance/participate in mapping/investigating/assessing antibiotic distribution and use in food livestock.
  • Provide technical assistance for assessments and improvements of the veterinary reference laboratory, microbiology laboratories/surveillance sites for animal health.
  • Provide technical assistance for sample collection, coordination, and transport.
  • Conduct supportive supervision and monitoring of, and onsite coaching and mentoring to CVL and animal AMR surveillance sites.
  • Support the project lead to provide technical assistance to establish and make functional Animal AMR and/or One health TWG. Provide support to conduct and participate in Animal AMR and/or One Health TWG meeting or other similar governance structures.
  • Provide support to develop and/review all documents, guidelines, and SOP pertaining to Animal health such as surveillance plan, diagnostic SOPs
  • Share the findings including AMR trends to AMR stakeholders quarterly and annually with relevant regional national/international stakeholders
  • Provide technical assistance to prepare and submit AMR/AMU-related data and report as per the national, regional and global standard and requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • DVM or PhD in Animal Science or other relevant subject with 5 – 7 years’ experience in animal health, animal science, animal production, veterinary technology, or a related area. Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist is preferred.
  • Or MSc/MS in Animal Science or other relevant subject with 7 – 9 years’ experience in animal health, animal science, animal production, veterinary technology, or a related area. Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist is preferred.
  • Or Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Animal Science or other relevant subject with 9 – 11 years’ experience in animal health, animal science, animal production, veterinary technology, or a related area. Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist is preferred.
  • Demonstrated minimum of 5 years-experience in diagnostics/surveillance Epidemiology/AMR/One Health implementation.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience managing USG grants including CDC grants.
  • Livestock management (e.g., nutrition, care, treatment, and health) with an emphasis on poultry/cattle/fishery.
  • How to apply principles of Biosafety and biosecurity.
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with livestock producers and animal industry stakeholders.
  • Strong coordination, communication, and interpersonal aptitudes.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • AMR and Zoonotic disease surveillance and other relevant health programs (strongly preferred)
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that span multiple countries.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, and practices in project management, process development and execution.
  • Excellent and demonstrated public relations, policy, representation, and diplomacy skills required.
  • Minimum of 25 % international travel.

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2020.

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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