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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.

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Job Title: Technical Officer, Laboratory Services | FHI 360 | Requisition: 2021201740 | Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Supervisor: Technical Officer, Health and Nutrition Services

Basic Function

  • Liaise with the STO-Lab Services to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for FHI 360 Nigeria programs with a particular focus on facilities and communities supported by EpiC Activity project

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment program.
  • Provide technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services to FHI 360 and facility staff.
  • Provide technical support on laboratory quality assurance issues.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to laboratory management of HIV/AIDS and liaise with Technical Coordinator to apply these lessons and modify existing program.
  • Represent the project and FHI 360 to stakeholders on issues of laboratory management of HIV/AIDS.
  • 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 and Requirements

  • BSc in Laboratory sciences or related field with 5-7 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
  • Or Master’s degree in Laboratory sciences or related field with 3-5 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 3 years’ 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.
  • Experience in Laboratory TB services is an advantage. 
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs highly desirable.
  • This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Laboratory management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the laboratory management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of counseling and testing services.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian laboratory setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
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Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Pharmacy | Location: Gamboru Ngala, Borno | Employment Type: Full Time
Requisition ID: 2021201753

Project Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

Basic Function

  • The ATO – Pharmacy will prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders, and dispensing medications by compounding, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Carrying out inspection duties as provided for under the Poisons and Pharmacist’s Act, the Dangerous Drug Act and the Food and Drug Decree and other operational legislations
  • Dispensing prescribed medications to in-and-outpatients whilst providing accurate medication advice.
  • Maintaining stores and keeping relevant store records.
  • Preparing extemporaneous medicaments such as mixtures, lotions, ointments, syrups, etc.
  • Provides technical information and advice to other health professionals.
  • Ensuring proper storage and issuance of all drugs over the duration of the project.
  • Participating in routine quality control audits of all drugs in stock.
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Sound knowledge of inventory control systems.
  • Experience must include managing health commodity logistics information systems, including forecasting/quantification of medical Commodities. Knowledge of the key principles and approaches to health systems strengthening. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding integrated health programs.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision. High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa communications, including presentation and training skills.
  • Understanding of Kanuri Language is an asset. Well-developed computer skills.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy or its equivalent 1-3 years post national youth service experience managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting /quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Must have a practicing license Experience working with a humanitarian organization Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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Note

  • This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
  • FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
  • FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others – and yourself.


Job Title: Technical Officer, Media & Communications | FHI 360 | Requisition No: 2021201581
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full time

Job Summary

  • Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.

Accountabilities

  • Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects.
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Writes and edits technical reports and documents.
  • Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’
  • Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.
  • Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.
  • Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes.
  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results.
  • Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound.
  • Provides leadership and team building at the task level.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experiences
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or related Field.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience.
  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff.
  • Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.

Supervision Given / Received:

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.
  • Receives methods and procedures on new projects and assignments.
  • May provide guidance to other lower level personnel.
  • Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:

  • 10% – 25%

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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Job Title: Senior Human Resources Officer | Requisition No: 2021201588 | Location: Maiduguri, Borno | FHI 360
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: Human Resources Manager

Basic Function

  • The Senior HR Officer will work with the HR Manager to provide operational support to implement effective and functional Human Resources (HR) processes for FHI360 Nigeria in the Northeast, in all functional areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for New Hire orientation including communicating orientation timetables to all facilitators, drafting introductory email for all new hires, budgets preparation, coordinate new hire documentation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives as may be required.
  • Support recruitment needs such as screen applications, prepare offer letters, conduct reference checks, make offers, participate in interviews as necessary, and draft job adverts.
  • Provide technical support to Field coordinators and sector leads in the recruitment of community volunteers and ensuring SOPs are adhered to.
  • Follow up on staff insurances and update technical leads on issues relating to staff insurances and manage records.
  • Ensure  external requests for all staff are completed including visa application introductory letters, reference check requests, loan facility requests, etc. Maintain data base for such applications, track report and communicate status to CO-HR backstop.
  • Facilitate staff appraisal processes, ensuring 360-degree feedback, communicate status to relevant parties and forward completed forms to CO-HR backstop for review and further processing.
  • Manage staff separation and escalate to CO & HQ HR when required
  • Provide regular briefings to CO HR on NE HR matters, including the status of recruitment, training, leave balances, etc.
  • Ensure conformity with recruitment requirements and compliance with the rules and regulations.
  • Work with the CO HR to ensure day-to-day operations of HR-related functions are addressed in a timely, efficient, and proactive manner.
  • Develop & maintain a strong network with other INGO’s/Professional association to strengthen the Organization’s pool of qualified candidates.
  • Interpret and provide guidance and instruction to NE staff and teams on HR processes, policies, workflow, and work unit priorities.
  • Conduct investigations, complaints of discrimination, harassment, PSEA, and other workplace complaints in a timely, objective, professional, and thorough manner. 
  • Escalate to CO HR, HQ HR, Management and/or Compliance as applicable
  • Serve as a link between the HR and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts, and helping to resolve work related problems in consultation with CO HR.
  • Educates and supports management & staff in implementation of HR programs, practices and initiatives
  • Work with CO HR to identify training and development opportunities using staff performance and development plans as a standard and working with Unit Heads.
  • In consultation with the Human Resources in country office, will make decisions on HR issues
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc / B.A Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Or M.Sc / M.A Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
  • A higher degree or professional qualification in HR is an advantage
  • Certified member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management or related body is an advantage.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and computer (Excel and spreadsheet) skills are required. 
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required,
  • English Fluency required; Hausa is an added value
  • Experience and good working knowledge of USAID regulations is an advantage.
  • Experience of HR in the not-for-profit sector 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 workflow.
  • 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.
  • Recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g., Nigerian labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to FHI Nigeria.
  • 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% to hardship locations.

Application Closing Date
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Job Title: Application Analyst – DHIS2 Specialist

Requisition No: 2021201581
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: Manager, Business Solutions

Basic Function

  • The DHIS2 specialist, under the supervision of Manager, Business Solutions, will provide health informatics technical leadership and support to country program and global health management information systems for routine and survey data.
  • The main focus will be supporting and maintaining complex configuration of program monitoring systems in DHIS2 tracker/mobile, troubleshooting, general system administration, analytics and dashboard development, integration of DHIS2 with other tools and systems, as well as capacity building users and System Admins across FHI 360 country offices.
  • This involves: providing and co-ordinating DHIS2 implementation support covering installation, set up and server maintenance; user requirements gathering, system design, configuration, administration and maintenance; user support, training and capacity building; development of analytics tools to promote data use and developing links between DHIS2 and other systems via the web API.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provide DHIS2 implementation support: communicating with teams for global and country program to conduct user requirements analysis and lead configuration of program monitoring systems in DHIS2 according to project specifications and organizational standards in both desktop and mobile versions of DHIS2 deploying aggregate, event and tracker data models.
  • Provide DHIS2 technical support: support DHIS2 configurations across multiple countries and multiple health areas, including troubleshooting and user support. Install, setup and manage servers for DHIS2 applications. Import/Export data and metadata across DHIS2 instances and between DHIS2 and other systems while maintaining data integrity. Establish integration between DHIS2 and other systems.
  • Provide Technical Assistance & Capacity Building support: Develop training curriculum and materials for system admins and end users. Increase the capacity of Country System Administrators in DHIS2 maintenance and troubleshooting tasks. Manage global DHIS2 user support service desk. Co-ordinate group user engagement channels to keep users informed on latest trends in DHIS2.
  • Promote use of high-quality data: set up validation rules and other data quality checks to ensure data is of high quality. Strengthen use of DHIS2 visualizations and dashboards to support evidence-based decision-making through the DHIS2 Interpretations app and Data-to-Action approaches  
  • Support DHIS2 integration: develop tools to integrate DHIS2 with other open source platforms and BI tools via the web API. Support development of web and android apps to extend the functionality of DHIS2 to meet complex user requirements ensuring consistent and reliable use of all code management and library systems assuring available, reproducible and reusable programs.
  • Representation and Documentation: Contribute to development of concept notes, data reporting templates and tables, job aids, user guides and standard operating procedures. Represents FHI 360 and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to health informatics issues. Documents best practices in health informatics and disseminates appropriately.
  • Keep engaged with DHIS2 global community of practice. Remain informed of current issues regarding DHIS2 and other health informatics applications and trends in the field by review of current literature and involvement in professional networks; is alert to any implication of new technology or trends in uptake for project and program activities; and
  • Performs any other related duties assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in Informatics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Electrical Engineering
  • Expert knowledge of DHIS2 tracker and aggregate data models, and sound knowledge of open-source platforms for routine data collection.
  • Practical experience with linux and tomcat server administration, managing postgres/ mysql databases, programming in java and working with java scripts, python and R. Experience working with REST APIs.
  • Direct experience with the management of data associated with PEPFAR-supported programs, projects or surveys
  • Experience working in HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries an advantage
  • Experience developing android apps is desired
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience health information systems, health-related datasets, application development and/or electronic capture systems in resource-limited countries.
  • Experience providing technical assistance in different cultural contexts, including local NGOs, and knowledge of the local context essential, familiarity with USAID programs preferred.
  • Experience providing TA to MOH towards the establishment of national data systems to collect HIV or health data to improve HIV surveillance and response.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently complete assigned tasks, train and facilitate learning and professional development among colleagues
  • Solid understanding of basic assumptions of developing country public health practices for data acquisition and quality assurance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluency in French is an advantage
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Application Analyst – DHIS2 Specialist | Requisition No: 2021201581 | Location: Nigeria | FHI 360
Job Type: Full time
Supervisor: Manager, Business Solutions

Basic Function

  • The DHIS2 specialist, under the supervision of Manager, Business Solutions, will provide health informatics technical leadership and support to country program and global health management information systems for routine and survey data.
  • The main focus will be supporting and maintaining complex configuration of program monitoring systems in DHIS2 tracker/mobile, troubleshooting, general system administration, analytics and dashboard development, integration of DHIS2 with other tools and systems, as well as capacity building users and System Admins across FHI 360 country offices.
  • This involves: providing and co-ordinating DHIS2 implementation support covering installation, set up and server maintenance; user requirements gathering, system design, configuration, administration and maintenance; user support, training and capacity building; development of analytics tools to promote data use and developing links between DHIS2 and other systems via the web API.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provide DHIS2 implementation support: communicating with teams for global and country program to conduct user requirements analysis and lead configuration of program monitoring systems in DHIS2 according to project specifications and organizational standards in both desktop and mobile versions of DHIS2 deploying aggregate, event and tracker data models.
  • Provide DHIS2 technical support: support DHIS2 configurations across multiple countries and multiple health areas, including troubleshooting and user support. Install, setup and manage servers for DHIS2 applications. Import/Export data and metadata across DHIS2 instances and between DHIS2 and other systems while maintaining data integrity. Establish integration between DHIS2 and other systems.
  • Provide Technical Assistance & Capacity Building support: Develop training curriculum and materials for system admins and end users. Increase the capacity of Country System Administrators in DHIS2 maintenance and troubleshooting tasks. Manage global DHIS2 user support service desk. Co-ordinate group user engagement channels to keep users informed on latest trends in DHIS2.
  • Promote use of high-quality data: set up validation rules and other data quality checks to ensure data is of high quality. Strengthen use of DHIS2 visualizations and dashboards to support evidence-based decision-making through the DHIS2 Interpretations app and Data-to-Action approaches  
  • Support DHIS2 integration: develop tools to integrate DHIS2 with other open source platforms and BI tools via the web API. Support development of web and android apps to extend the functionality of DHIS2 to meet complex user requirements ensuring consistent and reliable use of all code management and library systems assuring available, reproducible and reusable programs.
  • Representation and Documentation: Contribute to development of concept notes, data reporting templates and tables, job aids, user guides and standard operating procedures. Represents FHI 360 and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to health informatics issues. Documents best practices in health informatics and disseminates appropriately.
  • Keep engaged with DHIS2 global community of practice. Remain informed of current issues regarding DHIS2 and other health informatics applications and trends in the field by review of current literature and involvement in professional networks; is alert to any implication of new technology or trends in uptake for project and program activities; and
  • Performs any other related duties assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in Informatics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Electrical Engineering
  • Expert knowledge of DHIS2 tracker and aggregate data models, and sound knowledge of open-source platforms for routine data collection.
  • Practical experience with linux and tomcat server administration, managing postgres/ mysql databases, programming in java and working with java scripts, python and R. Experience working with REST APIs.
  • Direct experience with the management of data associated with PEPFAR-supported programs, projects or surveys
  • Experience working in HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries an advantage
  • Experience developing android apps is desired
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience health information systems, health-related datasets, application development and/or electronic capture systems in resource-limited countries.
  • Experience providing technical assistance in different cultural contexts, including local NGOs, and knowledge of the local context essential, familiarity with USAID programs preferred.
  • Experience providing TA to MOH towards the establishment of national data systems to collect HIV or health data to improve HIV surveillance and response.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently complete assigned tasks, train and facilitate learning and professional development among colleagues
  • Solid understanding of basic assumptions of developing country public health practices for data acquisition and quality assurance.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluency in French is an advantage
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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