Job Vacancy at FHI 360 in Nigeria April 2017

 

Employment Vacancy at FHI 360 in Nigeria April 2017

 

Career Opportunity at FHI 360 in Nigeria April 2017

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: Technical Assistant, Laboratory Services
Job ID: 18389
Location: Rivers
Contract Type: 1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Technical Assistant (Laboratory Services) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality laboratory services of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB, HCT and other services within state and L.G.A. level including adherence to good clinical laboratory practice (GCLP), National policies and guidelines with the State Lab and State community coordinator, the

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and maintain oversight of the day to day operations of all laboratory services at the facility and community-based interventions.
  • Support the implementation of cART scale up and daily monitoring of sample collection and management between the community and the Hubs for HIV/AIDS including strengthening effective referrals and linkages between facility laboratory and focus LGAs in the target drive.
  • Ensure good clinical laboratory practice and quality assurance, universal safety precautions are properly followed and biological waste management between the community and testing Hubs at the focus LGA.
  • Provide technical assistance for laboratory services to LGA lab team on field testing (if POC is available), sample collection and handling and reporting in line with the standard operating procedures and guidelines.
  • Monitor logistics of cART HIV testing, commodities documentation of HTC services using the monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Ensure proper documentations and reporting of all testing done and results communication between the LGA Lab volunteer and the testing Laboratory at the Hub
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and field work related to client and sample management of HIV/AIDS and apply these lessons to modify existing scale up program and improve the design of new programs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with a minimum of 1 year post national youth service experience in laboratory services on laboratory management of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and PEPFAR program.
  • Certification / license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.

Job Title: Technical Assistant, Community Mobilizer
Job ID: 18390
Location: Rivers
Contract Type: 1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Assistant, Community Mobilization will ensure effective mobilization and engagement with the various communities for successful campaign for expanding access to quality HIV/AIDS in Tier 1 and 2 states; by specifically supporting community-driven approaches to HIV/AIDS treatment and care; and facilitating stronger linkages and partnerships between the public health sector and civil society groups;

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership on vision and strategic direction on community engagement activities in the state
  • Lead advocacy efforts to mobilize political and social commitment and human resources for the campaign at all levels;
  • provide guidance for social mobilization efforts at all levels as well as work closely with various partners and broad range of stakeholders that include TBAs, Faith Based Leaders, Traditional and Paramount Leaders, Youth, CSOs and LGA PHC units to conduct mobilization activities at all levels in order to increase uptake of integrated ART services.
  • Coordinate mapping exercises and documentation of community resources (TBA/FBO/CSO/CBO/Media relating to HIV service delivery in order to ascertain positive engagement, documentation network and ensure effective referral systems at community level.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership for appropriate training for social mobilization team to build their competence mobilization techniques.
  • Facilitate media engagement for buy-in into radio programs to mobilize communities at project sites in order to increase uptake of services; as well as take charge of the distribution and monitoring IEC and community mobilization materials to various partners and partners
  • Identify community issues/challenges and develop strategies to address these issues/challenges for effective implementation of the campaign portfolio
  • Conduct regular coordination meetings with the LGA social mobilization team to ensure an integrated and comprehensive approach to community mobilization, advocacy, and networking.
  • Participate in all state level coordination meetings with the outreach team to ensure an integrated and comprehensive approach to community mobilization, advocacy, and networking.
  • Prepare regular reports and other briefs on mobilization activities to SIDHAS STO through the TO/PCT
  • Other duties as may be assigned periodically.

Qualifications

  • The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Sociology, Community Development, Social Work and Social Administration or Social Sciences; and Must be computer literate (Ms Office Packages/Internet);
  • Competency and skills in community engagement and understanding of HIV/AIDS and gender issues; sensitivity to cultural differences, and understanding of political and ethical issues
  • Ability to work well with others, develop and maintain compatibility among recipients of assistance
  • Experience in working with schools/NGOs and CBOs

Job Title: Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation
Job ID: 18387
Location: Rivers
Contract Type: 1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer (M&E), under the supervision of the Senior Technical Officer (M&E) and State Program Manager, and with technical oversight from the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on US Government 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 SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.
  • Work with local partners 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 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 Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation 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 FHI 360 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 and design new programs.
  • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Represent FHI 360 and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • 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

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Or 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 PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Technical Assistant, Clinical Services
Job ID: 18387
Location: Lagos, Cross Rivers
Contract Type: 1 year fixed term
Slot: 2
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • With the State coordinator and the TO from the coordinating team, the Technical Assistant- clinical Services will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality L.G.A. level  (both at health facility and Community level) HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.

Duties and responsibilities
Community level:

  • Support the coordination, implementation of LGA scale up and daily monitoring of the operational teams to achieve on the 90:90:90 assigned targets in the priority LGAs.
  • Facilitate the efficient cART drive, ensuring quantitative, qualitative and retentive deliverables are achieved
  • Saturate assigned wards in LGAs with HIV service interventions through household coverage and population access
  • Strengthening effective referrals and linkages between facility and priority LGAs in the target drive
  • Conduct same day evaluation and enrollment of all patients who test HIV positive
  • Ensure same day ART initiation for eligible pregnant women and general populations
  • Work with field case managers and community structures to strengthening referrals and linkages for health facility and community level services.
  • Ensure timely daily ART/PMTCT updates are provided to the state cART coordinating team including success stories, reports, logistics supply, commodities and community daily service summaries.
  • Attend to other duties assigned by supervising leads.

Health facility level:

  • Support the optimization of comprehensive HIV & PMTCT services in the facility by instituting 80% PITC and maximized initiation, retention and VL suppression rates
  • Support the QI capacity of providers in utilizing data analysis for program improvement

Qualifications

  • MBBS with a minimum of 1 year post national youth service experience in clinical care,
  • Registered Nurse /Midwife with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.
  • A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS, TB and TBHIV technical areas.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Laboratory Services
Job ID:
18383
Location:
Anambra
Contract Type:
1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the State Technical Officer to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for FHI Nigeria programs.
  • Assist in providing technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services to FHI360 and facility staff.
  • Assist in providing technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues at the state office level.
  • Give support in coordinating the inventory management along with AXIOS to ensure adequate stock and quality data capture in the DHIS.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and liaise with STO to apply these lessons and modify existing program.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and related development fields by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities as outlined by the technical supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Laboratory Sciences or related field with 1-3years post national youth service experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development area preferred.
  • Certification of license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Equipment and techniques for the following categories of assays: HIV rapid and confirmatory testing, hematology, biochemistry, CD4/CD8, HIV viral load, HIV DNA qualitative test, HIV viral resistance (genotype and phenotype) and management issues related to the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including ART.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • 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.

Job Title: Senior Finance and Administrative Officer
Job ID:
18385
Location:
Borno
Contract Type:
1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • This position will report to the State Program Manager and will be responsible for accounting and finance and overall administration for the state office and ensure compliance with the contractual requirements of Nigeria’s programs/projects with the objective of providing professional accountancy services consistent with generally accepted accounting principles.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide main support with problem resolution on CO cash accounts, bank resolutions, finance systems, resolution of audited questioned costs, and financial close outs at the state level.
  • Ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the state office, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities.
  • Oversee contractual issues for the state office.
  • Ensure continuous flow of funds to state office and to sub recipients.
  • Provide support to and coordinate the FHI/Nigeria activities within USAID and PEPFAR guidelines and regulations.
  • With relevant parties from programs, finance and contracts and grants, develop subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Oversee capacity building activities and other support to local implementing agencies (IAs) in the focus states
  • Serve as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
  • Coordinate all administrative and secretarial support services for the field office (as relevant).
  • Keep proper office records/filings as appropriate.
  • Record minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the field staff.
  • Coordinate all travel details/logistics for the staff, consultants and TDyers’ including booking hotel accommodations and arranging for airport and hotel pick-ups.
  • Provide logistic support for workshops and trainings.
  • Coordinate all records/storage of supplies for the country office.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Accounting experience in public accounting firm or a large company.
  • Substantial experience using computerized information systems.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Prior team lead experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience preferred.

Job Title: Senior Program Officer
Job ID:
18401
Location:
Kano, Bayelsa
Contract Type: 1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • As a member of the Program Management Team, working with the AD, the SPO State Programs provides oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of all FHI Nigeria activities in the assigned states.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide management support to the state offices and IAs focusing on work plans, sub agreement management, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs, and reporting.
  • Develop and oversee execution of systems for initiation, implementation, monitoring, amendment and close out of all SIDHAS IAs’ sub agreements
  • Ensure that FHI delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders (achieve set targets, deliver quality services).
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with donor and FHI policies by state offices and IAs.
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring of sub grants to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
  • Guide and support state offices and IAs in establishing sound management systems to ensure cohesive implementation of project activities.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to USAID/Nigeria requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
  • Coordinate capacity development efforts in support of state offices and IAs staff and other partners.
  • Ensure availability of technical resources and integrate their efforts into overall program.
  • Assist in identifying, analyzing and disseminating best practices in the project through the identification of project learning sites and technical support to the program
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to share information, coordinate activities and avoid duplication in the implementation of the programs.
  • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria fields by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Job Title: Finance and Administrative Officer
Job ID: 18400
Location:
Lagos, Kaduna
Job Summary

  • Under the direction of the State Team Lead in coordination with the AD Finance & Operations in Abuja Country office, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the state office.

Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure the smooth and efficient management of office operations, including arranging for office utilities and services, maintenance and repair of equipment, etc.
  • Prepare monthly financial report forms which accompany executed sub project documents.
  • Prepare monthly reporting/ budgets data entry into excel spreadsheets and automated MIS reports and disseminate information to country office.
  • Assists in arranging travel logistics for state office staff, consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
  • Under the guidance of the Contracts & Procurement Manager, supports procurement functions, as needed, for obtaining quotes, conducting vendor verifications, preparing procurement documentation, and others as required.
  • Handles all photocopying assignments, development and printing of photographs including reproduction of recorded videotapes for the zonal office.
  • Assists in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
  • Assists in the maintenance and efficient records/storage of all office supplies.
  • Serves as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
  • Coordinates all administrative and financial support services for the state office (as relevant).
  • Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff of the state.
  • Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.
  • Support finance and Operations Manager with the Imprest, including vouchers and backup documentation.

Minimum Requirements

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in Accounting related to NGO5 and community level programs, with
  • Increasing responsibility.
  • Experience with administrative and secretarial skills
  • Sound accounting skills
  • Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Resourceful in gathering and providing information.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Excellent 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.
  • Well developed computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft office products.
  • Typing skills.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Health Systems Strengthening and Logistics
Job ID:
18395
Location:
Bayelsa
Contract
Type: 1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer HSS & Logistics will work under the supervision of the STO Logistics & STO, HSS in the Country office.
  • The incumbent will provide support in the planning, implementing and monitoring of health systems strengthening and sustainability initiatives in assigned projects.
  • S/he will especially work with other team members in the development of FHI 360 in-house capacity among the various departments, implementing agencies (IAs) and all tiers of government in all aspects of logistics and supply chain management of health commodities.
  • S/he will also provide technical support to the state’s efforts to strengthen the procurement and supply chain management system of health commodities using evidence based data from the logistics management information system, to reduce stock-outs, lower costs and eliminate wastage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in providing technical guidance on health systems strengthening using the six WHO building blocks as a reference.
  • Support the country office in collaborating with the relevant state and LGA departments/agencies and other partners to develop innovative technical strategies, tools and systems to strengthen health systems at all levels.
  • Work with GON at various levels to address critical human resource for health gaps in health facilities through workload analysis, task shifting and sharing.
  • With support from the country office work with GON at state and local government levels to address issues around domestic funding for HIV programs, leadership and governance capacity with a view to improving stewardship of GON institutions.
  • Develop and implement frameworks for quality improvement and capacity development, for the different departments on the project, in the design and implementation of evidence-based health systems policies and practices related to their technical programs and units.
  • Provide TA and capacity building to all tiers of the government of Nigeria and to FHI360 to strengthen national/state systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities
  • Ensure that all distribution documentation for health commodities in FHI 360, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
  • To provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems.
  • Work with the state government in developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system for tracking commodities as well as facilitate data entries into the district health information system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MPH MBBS/MD or MSc/MA in relevant fields with at least 2 years post national youth service experience in managing a PSM cycle (including rational health commodities selection, forecasting /quantification).
  • Also 1-year progressive experience in supporting Health Systems Strengthening activities (such as health financing, human resource for health and or other related areas) is required.
  • Or B.Pharm, BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or any relevant field with 3 to 5 years post national youth service experience in managing a PSM cycle (including rational health commodities selection, forecasting /quantification).
  • Also 1-year progressive experience in supporting Health Systems Strengthening activities (such as health financing, human resource for health and or other related areas) is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Driver
Job ID: 18397
Location:
Lagos, Kaduna
Project Description

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

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

Responsibilities
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

  • 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.
  • Proven track record of safe driving.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to take and execute instructions accurately.
  • Prepared to frequently travel to field sites

Remuneration
Very competitive compensation package.

Job Title: Technical Officer – Health Informatics
Job ID:
18396
Location:
Abuja
Contract Type:
1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Informatics, under the supervision of Senior Technical Officer (Health Informatics) is responsible for management of the FHI360 project electronic databases including LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, IHRIS and Referral Database.
  • His duties will include Software development, Database Administration, Data Confidentiality and Security, Data Processing and Analysis, Database Design and Development, Hardware and Software Technical and Managerial Support.

Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Informatics is also required to perform the following duties.

Software Development:

  • Modifies the software application according to user feedback and reporting requirements. Compiles a comprehensive tracking of all user feedback reports and error logs for consideration in subsequent upgrades.
  • Controls the version of the software in use to ensure standardization. She/He must also be able to develop web application using Java and Java related technologies (Strut 2, Spring 3 and Hibernate frameworks), JavaScript, HTML5, CSS.
  • Experience with Android mobile app development, PHP, and Visual C# programming languages will be an added advantage.

Database Management:

  • Administers and maintains electronic databases. Modifies the database to accommodate increasing data collection requirements. Monitor, optimize and performs backup and recovery of all databases.
  • Takes appropriate measures to ensure the security of the DBMS and data. Supports and provides technical assistance to all FHI360 supported sites implementing the electronic database. Coordinates data management issues (e.g., deletion of records, query management, report generation) within the data users group.
  • He/she must experience with Relational Database Management Systems (RDDMS) administration and programming such as SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres, and MS Access.

Data Confidentiality and Security:

  • Develops policies to ensure the security and confidentiality of the project’s identifiable health data.
  • Monitors staff compliance with confidentiality policies to ensure that security standards are met.

Data Processing and Analysis:

  • Develops standardized programming and data documentation procedures relevant to the program data systems.
  • Trains and supervises others in specific data processing and design tasks. Assists in data analysis using various statistical and database packages.
  • Responsible for archiving research-related data and programs.

Technical and Managerial Support:

  • Assists in writing proposals by drafting technical data-related sections and participating in work plan development.
  • Assists in development of data procedural protocols, update, and reviews. Participates in project scheduling.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Public and Professional activities:

  • Assists project team in preparing project results for presentation at regional or national conferences, and in preparing articles for publication, with some supervision.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Health Informatics or related field; Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant data systems work, programming and analytic experience; Familiarity with client/server or multi-platform application development.
  • Must be highly skilled in the use of JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS and XML.
  • She/he must also have a minimum of 4 years experience in the development of web and mobile applications using Java programming language and related technologies.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Clinical Services
Job ID: 18402
Location: Abuja
Contract Type: 1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • With the Senior Technical Officer, the Technical Officer will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS, Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) treatment, and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, TB and integrated medical services of FHI 360 Nigeria’s programs.
  • S/he will support capacity building to the health workers to implement quality services in these areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • With the Senior Technical Officer, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) treatment, prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), TB and integrated medical services of FHI 360 Nigeria’s programs.
  • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services guided by strategies and approached related to the implementation programs
  • Work with relevant staff to coordinate the design and implementation of facility based programs in relation to clinical management of HIV/AIDS/ART, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services for FHI 360 Nigeria programs.
  • Work with technical staff at the zonal and 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 clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB 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, work plans and budgets.
  • Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI activities.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB and related developments by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or 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 health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.
  • 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 HIV infections
  • 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.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (RMNCH)
Job ID: 18393
Location: Abuja
Contract Type: 1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer (M&E) Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH), under the supervision of a Senior Technical Officer (M&E) and with technical oversight from the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, is responsible for the implementation of RMNCH M&E activities in supported states.
  • S/He will be responsible for working with state and Local Government Area (LGA) level health authorities, health facilities and other partners in the state to strengthen RH/FP programmes and ensure that state M&E RH/FP activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
  • The position also involves analyzing data and providing written and oral reports related to the analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitors the progress of RH/FP activities; develops charts and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports
  • Work closely with other FHI 360 state officers in collation of RH/FP and RMNCH related reports
  • Provide technical support to health facilities in ensuring that data are accurately captured, analyzed on monthly basis, used for decision making and reported to the LGA according to set guidelines
  • Facilitate training of data officers in the state and LGAs on the use of the RMNCH data collection tools, data quality assurance and the DHIS
  • Conduct quarterly DQA in selected health facilities in collaboration with the LGA focal persons and LGA MNCH officer
  • Support LGA and LGA MNCH officer in ensuring that data from health facilities are accurately collated and reported according to set guidelines
  • Provides leadership and technical oversight for the implementation of RMNCH -related activities
  • Ensures the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of RMNCH and data collection activities;
  • Document best practices and share lessons learned from implementation RMNCH activities
  • Prepare clearly written technical and analytical reports
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Any other duty assigned

Qualifications

  • MBBS/BPharm/B.Sc Nursing with 5 to 7 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of RMNCH services provision in resource constrained settings.
  • A postgraduate degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics or Demography will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in Monitoring and Evaluation of RMNCH Programmes
  • Possess good quantitative/qualitative analysis skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Planning, coordination and organizational skills
  • Travel to state(s) may be requiredExpected results /deliverables
  • Weekly report
  • Period of performance/length of contract/level of Effort (LoE): 1 years
  • 20% of time is expected for travelling the states

Job Title: Human Resources Officer
Job ID:
18384
Location:
Abuja
Contract Type:
1 year fixed term
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).The project will be rounding up by September  2018.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provide operational support to implement effective functional Human Resources (HR) processes for FHI Nigeria in team functional areas, including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation, HRIS and training.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer FHI Nigeria’s rewards and benefit systems. This includes salaries and bonuses plus employee benefits, such as pensions, life assurance, and medical insurance packages.
  • Manage the payroll system for the HR unit, including liaising with Finance unit to ensure timely and accurate remittance. Ensure service users are provided with accurate information at all times.
  • Prepare personnel action records (PARS) for Finance action informing of any payroll additions and/or changes. These personnel actions include new hire, secondments, transfers, leavers and other amendments to salaries and employee data in compliance with policy and payroll requirements.
  • Make out offer letters for vetting. Send out offer letters to candidates’ mail boxes/ surface addresses.
  • Assist in the filing of documents appropriately into personnel files and subject files daily.
  • Support the recruitment process with tasks such as preparing shortlists, scheduling of interviews and conducting reference checks.
  • Coordinate new hire orientation and ensure all relevant documents are included on orientation package.
  • Follow-up on timesheet and leave matters.
  • Collect and collate required data/documentation for the health insurance scheme and group life insurance scheme.
  • Follow-up on approvals for all HR documents such as signing of PARS, purchase requests etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience of HR in the international development organization is an advantage.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Strong knowledge in salary structure and development, benefits and compensation, surveys/benchmarking and job evaluation systems.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Objectivity and the ability to apply HR rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Job Title: Associate Director, TB and Integrated Medical Services
Job ID:
18382
Location:
Abuja
Contract Type:
Full Time
Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership in the delivery of TB, TB-HIV and integrated medical services like malaria, non-communicable/cardiovascular diseases, cervical cancer screening at SIDHAS supported sites.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • With the Director, Prevention, Care and Treatment plan and coordinate technical assistance to implement high quality services in the field of TB, TB-HIV, malaria, cardio-vascular diseases and cervical cancer screening at SIDHAS supported sites.
  • Supervise Senior Technical Officers and clinical service officers in the unit as assigned.
  • Provide technical assistance to Senior Technical officers in Zonal Offices in the field of TB, malaria, cardio-vascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases.
  • With the Director, Prevention, Care and Treatment develop or review guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation of management and clinical monitoring in the field of TB, malaria, cardio-vascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases.
  • Work in close collaboration with other Associate Directors in the Prevention, Care and Treatment Department and contribute to an integrated implementation of HIV/AIDS, TB and other medical services.
  • Contribute to the documentation of lessons learned from interventions related to the management if diseases in the field of TB, malaria, cardio-vascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases.
  • Represent FHI/Nigeria, as assigned, in meetings with partners and government officials on issues of in the field of TB, malaria, cardio-vascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of in the field of TB, malaria, cardio-vascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 7 to 9 years post national youth service experience with a minimum of 5 years progressive experience in care, treatment and support for HIV/AIDS, malaria, cardiovascular diseases and Tuberculosis in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system, donor agencies, NGOs and CBOs is also required.

 Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around service provision and the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, cardio-vascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases.
  • 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 HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

How to Apply
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Application Deadline: 31st March, 2017.