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FHI 360 Recruiting (8 New Job Positions)

Date Posted: 08/Mar/2014
Deadline: 21/Mar/2014

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

lokoja

 

Overview/Responsibilities:

The general objective is to increase data availability at the SMOH/DPRS which will guide informed decision making by all stakeholders. Support the implementation of the NHMIS integration process. Support the complete roll-out of the NHMIS to all public and private health facilities. Support the implementation and institutionalization of the national data quality assurance protocol. Increase quality of database at the DPRS.  

 

 

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Stimulate the demand for data from various health department and support development of a credible system of access to data from the DPRS to other department within the SMOH
  2. Institute regular data analysis, presentation to stakeholders and feedback to the Local Government Health Administration and health facilities where appropriate.
  3. Periodically provide concrete evidence that can be used for decision making.
  4. Build capacity of SMOH to perform these functions after the TA tenure ship.
  5. The TA will work full time at the SMOH/DPRS, reports to the Director in the DPRS while receiving support from the MAPS office (State Coordinator & M&E Advisor).
  6. Supports collection, process and disseminate relevant and necessary information required both for state health planning and for monitoring the utilization of resources in accordance with state priorities, objectives and health indicators.
  7. Reviews existing database of data and provide recommendations for improvement.
  8. Ensures timely forwarding/sharing of data to relevant agencies, departments and programs operating at the state level; and quality of data improved where applicable.
  9. Supports the utilization of specific disease control data by collaborating with M&E of disease control programs.
  10. Regularly support analysis of state data to provide trend of indicators used for monitoring of service data.
  11. Supports regular conduct of data quality audit in the state.
  12. Supports coordination efforts of all stakeholders and ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information among stakeholders through the DPRS.
  13. Supports operation research through collection of quality data and reports.
  14. Quarterly work plan drawn from the Department Annual Operational Plan.
  15. Monthly reports to the DPRS & MAPS Office and quarterly malaria reports to PMI through MAPS.

Qualifications:

  1. 1st degree in Medicine or other relevant fields with Masters in Public Health. A PhD experience in Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields will be an added advantage;
  2. At least 5 years’ experience in assessment design & implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs;
  3. Familiarity with USAID policies
  4. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Oyo

 

Overview/Responsibilities:

The general objective is to increase data availability at the SMOH/DPRS which will guide informed decision making by all stakeholders. Support the implementation of the NHMIS integration process. Support the complete roll-out of the NHMIS to all public and private health facilities. Support the implementation and institutionalization of the national data quality assurance protocol. Increase quality of database at the DPRS.  

 

 

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Stimulate the demand for data from various health department and support development of a credible system of access to data from the DPRS to other department within the SMOH
  2. Institute regular data analysis, presentation to stakeholders and feedback to the Local Government Health Administration and health facilities where appropriate.
  3. Periodically provide concrete evidence that can be used for decision making.
  4. Build capacity of SMOH to perform these functions after the TA tenure ship.
  5. The TA will work full time at the SMOH/DPRS, reports to the Director in the DPRS while receiving support from the MAPS office (State Coordinator & M&E Advisor).
  6. Supports collection, process and disseminate relevant and necessary information required both for state health planning and for monitoring the utilization of resources in accordance with state priorities, objectives and health indicators.
  7. Reviews existing database of data and provide recommendations for improvement.
  8. Ensures timely forwarding/sharing of data to relevant agencies, departments and programs operating at the state level; and quality of data improved where applicable.
  9. Supports the utilization of specific disease control data by collaborating with M&E of disease control programs.
  10. Regularly support analysis of state data to provide trend of indicators used for monitoring of service data.
  11. Supports regular conduct of data quality audit in the state.
  12. Supports coordination efforts of all stakeholders and ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information among stakeholders through the DPRS.
  13. Supports operation research through collection of quality data and reports.
  14. Quarterly work plan drawn from the Department Annual Operational Plan.
  15. Monthly reports to the DPRS & MAPS Office and quarterly malaria reports to PMI through MAPS.

Qualifications:

  1. 1st degree in Medicine or other relevant fields with Masters in Public Health. A PhD experience in Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields will be an added advantage;
  2. At least 5 years’ experience in assessment design & implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs;
  3. Familiarity with USAID policies
  4. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

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Assistant Technical Officer- TB

Nigeria-21 Benoni Hospital Rd, GRA, Benin

Overview/Responsibilities:

Basic Function:

 

With the State Technical Officer, the Assistant Technical Officer (CTBC) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities for TB and HIV, with primary focus on community TB sensitization, mobilization and stakeholders management towards improving TB case detection, care and support..

Additional Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  1. Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV.
  2. Assist the State technical officer in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  3. Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  4. With the STO, assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming TB and HIV services and integrated medical services activities.
  5. Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.

Qualifications:

Qualifications and Requirements:

 MBBS with minimum of 1 year 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.

  1. Bsc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  2. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

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Finance Manager

Nigeria-Garki, Area 3, FCT

 

Overview/Responsibilities:

Basic Functions:

                                               

This position will report to the Associate Director, Finance and will be responsible for providing constant reporting to senior management on financial and budget targets. He/She will also be responsible for maintaining FHI Nigeria’s accounting systems, providing technical and application support for the accounting system, and trouble-shooting issues relating to the system.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Prepare pipeline reports covering all Nigeria portfolios.
  • Provide support to the Associate Director, Finance in the forecasting, monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data for the purpose of determining financial performance and projecting financial probability.
  • Analyze budget patterns and project expenditures.
  • Develop cash flow projections for funded and support activities.
  • Ensure that expenditures for budgets, grants and contracts are monitored and the reports are prepared to maintain balance account.
  • Administer the expenditure of funds, ensuring that funds are expended according to sponsoring organization’s stipulations and appropriate guidelines.
  • Provide instructions and answer questions relating to budget procedures, provide budget recommendations to a wide range of issues.
  • Assist in overseeing the preparation of monthly payroll and pension remittances.
  • Provide support to the AD Finance in managing implementation of custom changes to the accounting system.
  • Apply accounting and auditing principles and techniques to ensure that data integrity, internal controls and audit trails are maintained throughout all transactions.
  • Provide support to the zones and field offices in monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials.
  • Monitor budgets and financial reports for all IA sub-agreements not directly managed by the field offices.
  • Build the capacity of finance staff in financial management support and reporting and provide professional support to them.
  • Analyze, develop, and monitor accounting/fiscal control procedures and program budgets.
  • Resolve problems with country office cash advance and financial discrepancies.
  • Prepare and manage cost proposals in response to RFA’s, RFP’s and unsolicited proposals for new funding opportunities as needed.
  • Ensure availability of funds by reviewing Final Cost Objective (FCO)/ Award ID Code requests and enter budgets into the general ledger system.
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor, to include assigning of responsibilities, conducting performance reviews, assessing and identifying development opportunities that strengthen the organizational role of Finance.

Qualifications:

  1. BSc in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its      recognized equivalent, and 7 – 9 years relevant experience.
  2. Or MSc. in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its      recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience.
  3. Minimum of 3 years in a supervisory role with experience in      financial management and reporting.
  4. Familiarity with U.S. Government grants or other client funded programs, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds is required.
  5. CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA,      CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required.

 

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Senior Contracts & Grants Officer

 

Garki, Area 3, FCT

 

Overview/Responsibilities:

Provide administration for the management of awards and subawards to include contracts, grants and cooperative agreements.  Monitor work flows and help develop and implement systems to provide sound management control over FHI 360’s compliance with award terms and conditions and FHI 360 policies.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for review of sub-agreement and subcontracting implementation activities and contractual arrangements to ensure they meet with donor and organizational regulations.
  2. Implement procedures to ensure compliance with award terms and FHI 360 policy and providing support to C&G and other FHI 360 staff to ensure that C&G tools align with program needs.
  3. Develop templates, provide guidance and identify training needs to ensure FHI 360 C&G functions are consistently applied across the program and in coordination with the global organization.
  4. Collaborate on draft C&G documents, and provide general communications to the field on such matters.
  5. Interpret and apply funding regulations to ensure that all FHI 360 policies and procedures and procurement and contracting requirements are met for subagreement and subcontracting activities working to ensure consistency of use across FHI 360.
  6. Coordinate the development of and implement procedures for projects to ensure that adequate records and audit trails are maintained.
  7. Develop and implement procedures to ensure that C&G processes and related projects are efficiently, monitored and executed in a timely manner.
  8. Provide input for C&G policy and procedure revisions.
  9. Provide support to other staff to ensure project-wide understanding of contractual issues.

Qualifications:

  1. BSc. in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience with donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations.
  2. Msc. in Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience with donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations.
  3. Ability to interpret funding contracts and grants regulations and develop implementing procedures is a most.
  4. Knowledge of U.S. Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds.
  5.  Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.

 

 

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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

 

Abuja

Overview/Responsibilities:

The general objective is to increase data availability to inform decision making at the M&E branch of the NMCP; support the HMIS and NMCP data collection systems; provide additional technical and capacity building support to the staff of M&E branch at both National and State levels; increase quality of database at the NMCP; institute data analysis and present to stakeholders as well as feedback to the states and; provide concrete evidence that can be used for decision making.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Review existing database of malaria data and provide recommendations for improvement
  2. Ensure feedback is provided to states and quality of data improved.
  3. Regularly analyze state data to provide trend of indicators used for monitoring of malaria service data.
  4. Regularly provide state reports for national review at the M&E sub-committee and the mTWG as may be required.
  5. Provide technical support to all departmental activities irrespective of sponsor but ensure activities are coordinated, implemented as planned and not abandoned mid-way.
  6. Support operational research priorities development and a link with the research communities in the key malaria interventions to help inform policy decisions.
  7. Draw up quarterly work plan from the branch Annual Operational Plan.
  8. Develop monthly and quarterly reports to the NC, NMCP through the Branch Head, M&E branch; and the Chief of Party MAPS through M&E Advisor.
  9. Analyzed state data for programmatic review and provide feedback.
  10. Monitor and present key indicators every quarter by set criteria.
  11. Provide technical support to all branch activities irrespective of sponsor but ensure activities are coordinated, implemented as planned and not abandoned mid-way.
  12. Provide capacity building in form of training and mentoring as required.
  13. Mentor relevant M&E officers in carrying out all the tasks identified above with the aim of ensuring that the M&E branch can fulfil these functions independently in the shortest possible time.

Qualifications:

  1. Degree in Medicine or other relevant fields with Masters in Public Health.
  2. A PhD experience in Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields will be an added advantage;
  3. At least 5 years’ experience in assessment design & implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs;
  4. Familiarity with USAID policies
  5. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

APPLY HERE

 

 

Security Officer

 

Abuja

 

Overview/Responsibilities:

The Security officer will discharge his/her assignment under the guidance of the FHI 360 Security Manager to support safe implementation of Program activities through close cooperation and coordination with the Chief of Party for Malaria Action Plan for States (MAPS) project. The Security officer will mitigate the risks poised to Programs, personnel and assets through provision of expertise and focused Security Management support. He/she will hold an advisory role to the MAPS Chief of Party.

Additional Responsibilities:

Safety & Security Management

  • Carry out      security risk assessments (SRA) based on contextual risk levels including      the Safety and Security for all MAPS staff, eligible dependents,      resources, assets, facilities, programs while ensuring compliance with FHI      360’s Security policy.
  • Take a lead in      development and updating of State contingency plans for review by the Chief      of Party and Security Manager
  • Conduct      periodic and appropriate rapid site security surveys of premises and      advice on shortfalls in security preparedness provided recommendations.
  • Provide      training and capacity building for staff and Security focal points to ensure      employees are aware of operating environment and personal safeguards      required for work in the field.
  • Develop      strategies to improve security Management systems for effectiveness,      efficiency, considering new business needs, team dynamics and project mission.
  • Provide advice      on selection and procurement of appropriate equipment for security      including services and work with contracted Security Companies to ensure      compliance as per agreements.

 

Security Awareness, Briefing & Training

  • Ensure new      staff are taken through a Security orientation and understand the FHI 360      Security Policy and security platform
  • Contribute to      security related updates on daily basis for staff briefings and updates      with advice on mitigation measures and ensure staff adhere to security policies      and procedures
  • Provide      advance security advice and briefing to staff and visitors intending to      travel to Nigeria for MAPS Business
  • Conduct      periodic briefing to MAPS State coordinators, partners and all staff      keeping them up-dated on security developments and/or risks that may      affect FHI 360 operations and make recommendations to minimize risks.
  • Attend      external security information sharing meetings with key security networks      such as NGO security forum, UNDSS, OSAC and DFID
  • Drivers are      briefed of safe vehicle operations

 

Safety management

  • Ensure MAPS offices have      adequate life safety measures, assets & both drivers and vehicle follow      safety standards and requirements
  • Ensure all facilities are well      prepared in fire safety and any other natural hazards
  • Organize safety & security      awareness, fire drills and life safety training for all staff.
  • Ensure Hotels to be      prequalified for use by FHI 360 MAPs project business are MOSS compliant.
  • Track all staff movements and      ensure accountability of staff while on travel, ensure there is response      plan in the event of any uncertainties

 

Incident & Crisis management

  • Serve as the      initial contact and coordinator for all emergencies, incidents involving MAPS      program staff and assets and inform the COP of actions taken
  • Coordinate the      updating of FHI 360 Security Plans annually; develop specific State contingency      plans (SSCP) for review by the Security manager.
  • Be part of the      MAPS incident management team and CO Crisis management

General Duties for MAPS Project

  • Visit      all MAPS State offices throughout Nigeria as necessary
  • Maintain      database for key security contacts nationally
  • Supervise      equipment and security upgrades related to safety and security including      training
  • Ability      to and willingness to change work practices and hours in event of      emergencies.
  • Act      as back up for Security Manager

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferable in Security Management or comparable field with relevant certificates
  • Formal security qualification,      security risk management or advanced security management highly desirable.

 

Technical

  • Minimum of 5 years working in      security Industry, experience working in complex insecure settings      preferred.
  • 3years working in Security      management for NGO or development organization
  • Experience in liaising with law      enforces in Nigeria
  • Experience in managing      incidents, incident mapping, developing and producing high quality      security reports and assessments
  • Highly developed cultural      awareness and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds,      culture and social ethics  
  • Competency in internet and      Microsoft office systems including word, excel, power point and access and      other database mapping systems.
  • Ability to develop and deliver      security trainings within the NGO context

 

Skills

·         Experience working for international organization(s) and an understanding of security strategies for humanitarian operations and previous security experience preferred.

·         Effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, conflict and ethical management skills, strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning

·         Ability to develop security related technical tools, guidelines and systems as well as able to work under minimal supervision.

·         Excellent English language skills (oral and written) required

·         Current certification in first Aid desired 

·         Demonstrated ability to manage and work under stressful conditions.

 

 

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Senior Finance Manager

Abuja

Overview/Responsibilities:

Reporting to the project Chief of Party and working closely with the projects HQ Finance Backstop, the Senior Finance Manager is responsible for oversight of all in-country finance and accounting activities for the 5 year, $80 Million Nigeria MAPS project. S/he leads a diverse team of up to 12 staff members at both the national and state level ranging from functions in accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and grants management.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and guidance to all finance staff by      clearly identifying key roles and responsibilities, setting individual      target objectives, giving constructive performance feedback and ensuring      the right tools and resources are in place for success.
  • Maintain accurate pipelines and other monthly financial      reports for internal analysis and tracking purposes to be reviewed with      the projects HQ Finance Manager and Chief of Party.
  • Oversight of the project’s Imprest accounts by      providing guidance to finance staff during the detailed input and review      process and by ensuring the timely submission to HQ for monthly posting.
  • Review all procurement actions (e.g., purchase orders,      consultant agreements/work orders, and subcontracts) for required      supporting documentation, financial accuracy and conformity with FHI 360      and USAID policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Review all payment actions (e.g., travel advances,      expense reimbursements, fee payments, check/wire requests, vendor      invoices) for required supporting documentation, financial accuracy,      adherence to approved contract and verification of completed deliverables.
  • Develop and implement process improvement plans for      department to ensure financial controls, compliance with donor regulations      and adherence to the organizations policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the project Compliance Officer,      liaise with the FHI 360’s Office of Compliance and Internal Audit to provide      necessary documentation and or answers to questions arising from internal      and external reviews or audits.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge in all current      internal financial policies and guidelines as well as external federal and      donor regulations.
  • Ensure appropriate finance input and support is      provided to program staff and other involved parties during the      preparation of their activity budgets and Work Plans.
  • Work with the Purchasing department to ensure the      correct procedures are followed in the procurement of goods and services.
  • Assist in the development of quarterly and annual      financial reports for submission in accordance with guidelines and project      deliverable deadlines set forth by the donor.
  • Interact regularly with project leadership to provide      updates on the organization’s financial status and resolve any problems or      issues associated with monthly expenditures and budget variances.
  • Ensure accurate entries into the accounting system are      done on a daily basis and all online banking uploads are in accordance      with the organizations policies and procedures.
  • Manage the monthly payroll process to ensure best      practices and procedures are followed by staff and are in compliance with      all Nigerian federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain an accurate list of project accrued and      committed expenditures as part of the monthly cash flow management      process.
  • Engage the COP and technical leaders in all aspects of      financial planning and management to ensure the projects strategic      objectives are well understood in order to deliver anticipated results.
  • Monitor the projects cash balances and complete monthly      projections in conjunction with the submission of funds transfer requests      to HQ Finance Manager on a timely basis to ensure bank account balances      stay at optimal levels to implement planned activities.
  • Provide oversight to the management of any awardees or      grantee programs by giving support and leadership to the projects Grants      Manager and Compliance Officer.
  • Regularly review project spending vs. budget to      maintain expenditure controls, alert other managers of variances and      approve budget revisions when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in Business, Finance, Accounting or related fields required.
  • Master’s degree or its international equivalent in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field preferred.
  • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional certification/qualification is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience which includes 5+ years of experience in a managerial role required.
  • Prior experience working for an international NGO strongly preferred.
  • Experience and good working      knowledge of USAID and other U.S. government organization’s rules and      regulations is required.

 

 

APPLY HERE

 

 







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