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Graduate Vacancies At FHI 360 - Nigeria

Date Posted: 21/Apr/2017
Deadline: 29/Apr/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.

 

Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation

Bayelsa, Adamawa

Contract Type: 1 year fixed term

Job 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

  • 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.

 

 

Technical Assistant, Monitoring & Evaluation
Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Rivers

Job 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 supervision of the State Senior Technical Officer M&E ensures oversight on all Monitoring & evaluation needs, implementation & emerging issues within the scope of the outreach & community ART drive.
  • The Technical Assistant (M&E) will work with others in the State Coordinating, LGA operating teams , the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities within the scope of the outreach & community ART drive are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs
  • S/He will supervise & enter(if need be) program data into the FHI 360 data management software for subsequent analysis; identifies and follows up missing data; undertakes basic validation checks, and stores and disseminates data and hardcopy files as appropriate.
  • Support the realization of SIDHAS vision, mission and goals especially as it relates to high quality data and the strengthening of M&E systems at the mobile/ outreach & community ART site level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the successful implementation of Outreach & community ART linkage & integration to the facility (Hub) PMM system. Supervising the accuracy, completeness & validity of service statistics generated & aggregated during such. 
  • Conducting routine monitoring visits to mobile/ outreach & community ART sites and facility hubs, including the conduct of on  the spot quality checks of documentation & daily aggregation, assist in the preparation of daily .weekly & monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision to the DSOs & LGA operating teams on M&E activities  
  • With guidance from STO M&E work with the SCT lead to ensure that the quality of community ART program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Provide support to Hub sites in the state, including interacting with site coordinators, 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.
  • Prepares and sorts source documents, and identifies and interprets data to be entered and Keeps track of received data and source documents for mobile/ outreach & community ART 
  • Liaises with the State coordinating Team to ensure effective mobile/ outreach & community ART tools inventory management system.
  • Work with the SCT lead with technical guidance from the STO M&E to ensure that the quality of mobile/ outreach & community ART program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriatemechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Work with the SCT lead to document lessons learned and best practices in mobile/ outreach & community ART monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines. 
  • Facilitate retrieval and validation of data from the LGA teams on a daily basis and collate and provide feedback to the teams as appropriate.
  • Disseminate weekly collated LGA data to the SCT, state coordinating team and STO M&E
  • Perform other M&E-related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 year relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Finance Assistant

Cross River

Job ID: 18473
Location: Calabar 
Job 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

  • Assists in the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including maintenance of the checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Supports the Accountants in the review of all payment requests and determines the propriety and accuracy of all expenditures.
  • Assures completeness of supporting documentation and coding in accordance with FHI360 policies and procedures.
  • Supervises the cashiers in the preparation of payment vouchers; attaches supporting documentation and writes checks and submits for review by Country Office Accountant and Associate Director of Finance.
  • Prepares workshops schedule/payment to participants and retire same for review by the Financial Accountants.
  • Carries out all FHI360 banking transactions such as cash/check lodgments, collect bank statements and bank confirmation
  • Prepares bank reconciliations for review by the Country Office Accountant.
  • Manages the Petty Cash Imprest Account for the Abuja National Office. Prepares and submits request for replenishment of imprest petty cash account and ensures proper coding and recording of all petty cash expenses.
  • Assists the Accountants in preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assists the Accountants in tracking travel advances to ensure that they are retired on a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the filing of payment vouchers, supporting documentations, workshop and travel retirements

Qualifications

  • University degree or higher diploma in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above
  • Proven ability in accounting for medium to large, multifaceted programs
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Well developed computer skills.
  • Well developed written and oral communication skills.

 

 

Driver - 3 positions

Rivers

Job ID: 18124
Location: Port-Harcourt, Rivers 
Project Summary
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

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

Duties and responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • 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.

Remuneration
Very competitive compensation package.

 

 

Finance and Administrative Officer

Abuja

Project Description 
The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. Since 2003, the Global Fund has invested more than 1.4 billion dollars in the fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria.

Job Summary / 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 Global Fund and other donor 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

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 - 7 years relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 - 5 years relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in office management and administration.
  • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required
  • Experience in managing financial records of donor-funded organizations, and familiarity with donor and local contractual procedures is an advantage.

Remuneration
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package.

 

 

Finance & Administrative Assistant

Job ID: 18472
Location: Calabar
 
Job Summary/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).
  • Under the direction of the SFAO, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of accounting, administrative, and logistical support services to the state office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 the SFAO in arranging travel logistics for state office staff, consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
  • Handles all photocopying assignments, development and printing of photographs including reproduction of recorded videotapes for the zonal office.
  • Assists the SFAO in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
  • Assists the SFAO in the maintenance of an efficient records/storage of all office supplies.
  • Serves as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
  • Coordinates all administrative and secretarial 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. 
  • Act as a receptionist: answers the telephones in an appropriate, clear and friendly manner, takes and relays messages or forwards calls, greets and directs office visitors, receives/sends correspondence, keeps fax log and any correspondence.
  • Perform office equipment tasks such as making needed arrangement for services for telephone and e-mail, obtaining quotations for required services, arranging for repairs of office equipment.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related to NGOs 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

 

 

Senior Technical Officer - Monitoring & Evaluation

Job ID: 18465 
Location: Maiduguri 

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 Senior Technical Officer (M&E), under the supervision of the State Program Manager, and with technical oversight from the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, is responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation for the state office.
  • S/he 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

  • Provide leadership to the state office and field level M&E program and provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Provide support to the sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that locally employed Monitoring and Evaluation staff, consultants and FHI partners understand and can support these requirements.
  • Manage the state office’s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent to the country office on a periodic basis, or when required.
  • Work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans and support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools.
  • Conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.
  • On a monthly basis, ensure that high quality analyzed facility-level data is disseminated to relevant staff at facilities and decision-makers. Ensure that data is used to highlight important programmatic gaps and coordinate with facility management and other departments in addressing these gaps.
  • Coordinate regular data quality assessments, undertaken in a participatory manner, with facility staff and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data.
  • Ensure that the quality of program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation in the sites is of international standard and quality 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to the local research groups working on the Secure the Future project.
  • Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design teams.
  • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Represent FHI and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation research.
  • Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the HIV/AIDS/STI fields by review of current literature; is alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
  • Help ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all Global Health program interventions.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the computerized data capture of program activities and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the state office responsible for data entry and management. Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP and NMCP/SMCP in integrating FHI data into the national HMIS.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Senior Technical Officer, Prevention, Care & Treatment

Job ID: 18466 
Locations: Nasarawa, Kano 

Job 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

  • Provide technical support to implement high quality care, treatment and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS including provision of Anti-retroviral therapy (ART).
  • The SSTO will also provide technical leadership and support to the implementing agencies in prevention and mitigation at the state level. It includes supporting the implementation of prevention activities (sexual and biomedical) and strategic behavior change interventions, testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and technical support related to clinical management and home-based care HIV/AIDS strategies and approaches related to implementation of programs.
  • Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming; home based care and other care and support activities at the community level.
  • With the Associate Director/Clinical Services and the State Program Manager, coordinate the design and implementation of components related to clinical management of, and home-based care for HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment in field-level projects and programs.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS care and support capacity building at the state level.
  • Development and implementation of interventions focusing on nutrition, food security, education and skills development; psychosocial/spiritual support and shelter; household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection.
  • With Associate Director/Clinical Services, develop guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation and monitoring of HIV/AIDS care and support programming.
  • Development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention, behaviour change intervention among most at risk populations i.e. PLHIV, MARPs to reduce sexual transmission.
  • Support the implementation of Abstinence, Be faithful, Condom (ABC) and Other Prevention (OP) activities as well as guide the provision of technical assistance to implementing partners on SBC activities.
  • Work in close collaboration with the TB and Integrated Medical Service Unit in the implementation of integrated HIV, TB and other medical services at the facility level.
  • Provide technical assistance in non-ART clinical care including the management of opportunistic infections (OI) and Palliative care capacity building to field programs.
  • Work with relevant staff to coordinate the design and implementation of facility based programs in relation to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment.
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management for FHI 360 Nigeria programs including management of OIs and PMTCT capacity building as well as providing
  • Work with technical relevant technical staff to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.
  • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI activities.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigation capacity building to field programs and develop guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation of prevention and mitigation of HIV/AIDS.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to HIV/AIDS care and support and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
  • Represent FHI 360/Nigeria to donors and government officials on issues of HIV/AIDS care and support at the state level.
  • Remain informed on current programs in HIV/AIDS care and support and related development field 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 3 to 5 years of progressive 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.
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required.
  • Experience in large and complex SBC/BCC mobilization activities in a donor funded national health focused project is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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