Ongoing recruitment at FHI 360 Nigeria, June 21st 2016

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.

FHI 360 is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 17171
Location: Awka
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 support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
  • In addition, 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.
  • S/He will enter 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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
  • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field 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.
  • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
  • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing 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 preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
  • Assist in conducting 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.
  • Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • 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.
  • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Biostatistician
Job ID: 17168
Location: Abuja
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

  • The Biostatistician, under the supervision of the Associate Director, Monitoring and Evaluation collaborates with other staff of the department in the design, analysis and publication of program and patient-level data.
  • S/He also provides overall statistical support, data processing, study design and data analysis services to the department.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts continuous analysis of program data and provides feedback to the various departments on the results of data analysis.
  • For assigned analysis tasks, provides statistically sound methodological design and data analysis plans to meet international standards.
  • Reviews all project protocols, authors’ protocol statistical analysis sections and generates study randomization where applicable.
  • Develops data analysis plans, provides data displays and supports surveillance activities
  • Coordinates and supports data collection, processing and analysis
  • Responsible for ensuring the statistical validity and epidemiological applicability of the studies by solving problems occurring in the data collection process
  • Recommends and carries out effective statistical methodology and strategies necessary for the completion of the creation, completion and analysis of evaluation projects.
  • Develops sampling methods, determines sample sizes and defines samples of populations to be studied for the relevant analysis or evaluation project
  • Uses a wide variety of statistical procedures including but not limited to categorical data analysis, exploratory and graphical methods, analysis of variance, correlation analysis, multiple linear regression, time series analysis, logistic regression, survival analysis, spatial analysis, and non-parametric methods.
  • Authors the results sections of assigned abstracts and peer-review publication submissions.
  • Contributes as statistical reviewer for other scientific manuscripts produced by other staff in the organization.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in biostatistics
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Statistics with 5-7 years relevant working experience
  • Or Health Professional with post graduate qualifications in Biostatistics or medical statistics with 3-5 years working experience.
  • Candidates with proven experience in bio-and medical statistics and skills in the key statistical software packages, preferably STATA will be considered.
  • Experience working with local partners, including NGOs and CBOs and knowledge of the local context is essential.
  • Familiarity with USAID programs preferred.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 17174
Location: Yenagoa, Bayelsa
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 support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
  • In addition, 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.
  • S/He will enter 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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
  • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field 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.
  • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
  • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing 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 preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
  • Assist in conducting 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.
  • Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • 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.
  • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 17170
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

  • With the support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
  • In addition, 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.
  • S/He will enter 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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
  • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field 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.
  • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
  • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing 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 preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
  • Assist in conducting 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.
  • Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • 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.
  • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS or similar Degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • B.Sc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 17175
Location: Uyo
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 support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
  • In addition, 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.
  • S/He will enter 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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
  • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field 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.
  • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
  • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing 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 preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
  • Assist in conducting 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.
  • Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • 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.
  • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable

Job Title: Program Officer
Job ID: 17177
Location: Maiduguri
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

  • The State Program Officer will work with the State Senior Program Officer to provide oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of all FHI 360 Nigeria activities in the assigned state.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the state office and IAs focusing on work plans, sub agreement management, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs, and reporting.
  • Assist in developing and overseeing execution of systems for initiation, implementation, monitoring, amendment and close out of all SIDHAS IAs’ sub agreements.
  • Assist in ensuring that FHI 360 delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders (achieve set targets, deliver quality services).
  • Assist in monitoring and enforcing compliance with donor and FHI 360 policies by the state office and IAs.
  • Give support in ensuring appropriate monitoring of sub grants to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
  • Assist in guiding and supporting the state office 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.
  • Assist in Coordinating capacity development efforts in support of state and IAs’ staff and other partners.
  • Give support in ensuring availability of technical resources and integrate their efforts into overall program management.
  • 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 5-7 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 3-5 years relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Health Systems Strengthening and Logistics
Job ID: 17180
Location: Yola
Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Systems Strengthening & Logistics will 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 provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria’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

  • Provide TA and capacity building to all tiers of the government of Nigeria and to FHI 360 to strengthen national/state systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities
  • Provide Logistics support to State offices focusing on reporting, distribution, shipping, storage and warehousing of commodities
  • Responsible for daily to day warehouse maintenance and security and escalates major issues/repairs/improvements to the SPM for support
  • Ensure that all required health inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled
  • To provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems.
  • Work with the country office logistics team to direct outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of FHI 360; ensure health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and ensure that all required inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled.
  • Work with the state team/GON team in developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Support the state government team in the development of warehousing and distribution budgets Conduct periodic visits to facility warehouses to follow-up on all warehouse related matters such as the environment, sterilization, refrigeration etc. and generate reports to management and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with regulations; ensure safety code and quality compliance are met daily and report any issues arising to the STO
  • Work with the STO/state teams in designing coordinated systems for FHI 360 to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance in order to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all distribution documentation for health commodities in FHI 360, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
  • Work with the state team to institute data entries into the district health information system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 3- 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 1 year experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or B Pharm, BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or any relevant field with 5 to 7 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.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Health Systems Strengthening and Logistics
Job ID: 17182
Location: Yenegoa
Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Systems Strengthening & Logistics will 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 provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria’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

  • Provide TA and capacity building to all tiers of the government of Nigeria and to FHI 360 to strengthen national/state systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities
  • Provide Logistics support to State offices focusing on reporting, distribution, shipping, storage and warehousing of commodities
  • Responsible for daily to day warehouse maintenance and security and escalates major issues/repairs/improvements to the SPM for support
  • Ensure that all required health inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled
  • To provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems.
  • Work with the country office logistics team to direct outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of FHI 360; ensure health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and ensure that all required inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled.
  • Work with the state team/GON team in developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Support the state government team in the development of warehousing and distribution budgets Conduct periodic visits to facility warehouses to follow-up on all warehouse related matters such as the environment, sterilization, refrigeration etc. and generate reports to management and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with regulations; ensure safety code and quality compliance are met daily and report any issues arising to the STO
  • Work with the STO/state teams in designing coordinated systems for FHI 360 to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance in order to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all distribution documentation for health commodities in FHI 360, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
  • Work with the state team to institute data entries into the district health information system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 3- 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 1 year experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or B Pharm, BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or any relevant field with 5 to 7 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.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Health Systems Strengthening and Logistics
Job ID: 17181
Location: Bauchi
Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Systems Strengthening & Logistics will 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 provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria’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

  • Provide TA and capacity building to all tiers of the government of Nigeria and to FHI 360 to strengthen national/state systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities
  • Provide Logistics support to State offices focusing on reporting, distribution, shipping, storage and warehousing of commodities
  • Responsible for daily to day warehouse maintenance and security and escalates major issues/repairs/improvements to the SPM for support
  • Ensure that all required health inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled
  • To provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems.
  • Work with the country office logistics team to direct outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of FHI 360; ensure health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and ensure that all required inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled.
  • Work with the state team/GON team in developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Support the state government team in the development of warehousing and distribution budgets Conduct periodic visits to facility warehouses to follow-up on all warehouse related matters such as the environment, sterilization, refrigeration etc. and generate reports to management and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with regulations; ensure safety code and quality compliance are met daily and report any issues arising to the STO
  • Work with the STO/state teams in designing coordinated systems for FHI 360 to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance in order to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all distribution documentation for health commodities in FHI 360, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
  • Work with the state team to institute data entries into the district health information system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 3- 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 1 year experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or B Pharm, BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or any relevant field with 5 to 7 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.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer
Job ID: 17176
Location: Maiduguri
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 support of the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Officers in PCT and M&E unit, the Assistant Technical will provide technical, programmatic and Laboratory support to implement high quality state and L.G.A. level HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.
  • In addition, 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.
  • S/He will enter 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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to improve the design of new and existing programs.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities in PMTCT/EID sites in collaboration with appropriate GoN stakeholders ensuring timely and adequate documentation.
  • Support the implementation of facility and community-based Prevention, Care & Treatment activities including strengthening referrals and linkages, improve demand creation for HIV/AIDS services, mentor community-based organizations and support groups to comprehensive services.
  • Support the integration of HIV/AIDS services into routine health services including reproductive health, routinely monitor and report performance indicators and engage in quality improvement measures.
  • Work with the State Technical Officer to contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets including programmatic assistance to local partners.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field 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.
  • Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer – M&E questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.
  • Assist the State Technical Officer – M&E in providing 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 preparation and sorting of source documents for data to be entered into DHIS and reported to the Donor.
  • Assist in conducting 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.
  • Work with the STOs to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • 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.
  • Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MB.BS or similar degree with minimum of 1 year relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of PMTCT, TB and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource constrained settings.
  • BSc. Nursing, Public health, Pharmacy or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • BS/BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Health Systems Strengthening and Logistics
Job ID: 17183
Location: Maiduguri
Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Systems Strengthening & Logistics will 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 provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria’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

  • Provide TA and capacity building to all tiers of the government of Nigeria and to FHI 360 to strengthen national/state systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities
  • Provide Logistics support to State offices focusing on reporting, distribution, shipping, storage and warehousing of commodities
  • Responsible for daily to day warehouse maintenance and security and escalates major issues/repairs/improvements to the SPM for support
  • Ensure that all required health inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled
  • To provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems.
  • Work with the country office logistics team to direct outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of FHI 360; ensure health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and ensure that all required inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled.
  • Work with the state team/GON team in developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Support the state government team in the development of warehousing and distribution budgets Conduct periodic visits to facility warehouses to follow-up on all warehouse related matters such as the environment, sterilization, refrigeration etc. and generate reports to management and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with regulations; ensure safety code and quality compliance are met daily and report any issues arising to the STO
  • Work with the STO/state teams in designing coordinated systems for FHI 360 to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance in order to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all distribution documentation for health commodities in FHI 360, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
  • Work with the state team to institute data entries into the district health information system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 3- 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 1 year experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or B Pharm, BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or any relevant field with 5 to 7 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.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Technical Assistant, Monitoring & Evaluation
Job ID: 17189
Location: Uyo
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

  • 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   provide supportive supervision to the DSOs & LGA operating teams on M&E activitiesthe spot quality checks of documentation & daily aggregation, assist in the preparation of daily .weekly & monthly reports, and
  • 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  and can support these requirements. SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand
  • Prepares and sorts source documents, and identifies and interprets data to be entered and Keeps track of received data andsource 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   mechanisms to ensure quality. ART program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate
  • Work with the SCT lead to document lessons learned and best practices in mobile/ outreach & community ART monitoring andevaluation, 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 asappropriate.
  • 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.

Job Title: State Program Manager
Job ID: 17179
Location: Dutse
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

  • The State Program Manager is part of the senior management team for FHI360 Nigeria, in a decentralized country management structure and forms part of the strategic team that directs the operations of FHI360 Nigeria overall.
  • H/She is responsible for program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the interventions implemented by FHI360 and its partners in the assigned state.
  • H/She is accountable for judicious use of all resources entrusted with FHI360 and its partners in the assigned state.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; ensures appropriate program monitoring and accurate financial and programmatic reporting to the Country Office.
  • Work with the relevant departments to establish and execute a capacity development plan to provide assistance to the state office for effective program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Provide overall supervision for FHI360/Nigeria state office staff and ensure compliance with technical, programmatic, contractual and financial requirements set by FHI360 and its donors.
  • Responsible for the overall management and coordination of FHI360 activities at the state office.
  • Serve as the point of contact of FHI360 with government officials and coordinate and collaborate with all public sector and NGO partners at the state.
  • With the assistance of the country office M&E staff, monitor all intervention strategies to ensure that they meet contractual, financial and programmatic goals.
  • With technical assistance from country office technical specialists, provide programmatic/technical assistance to all local FHI360 partners in the design, implementation, modification, monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Coordinate all capacity building activities for FHI360 partners at the state level.
  • Review periodic reports (programmatic and financial) submitted by all collaborating partners at the state office level and forward same to the country office.
  • Undertake regular monitoring visits to project sites as necessary.
  • Ensure that all FHI360 assets and other resources are effectively managed.
  • Collaborate with other IPs based in the state to coordinate project activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MBBS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Or MS/MA in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Or BS/BA in social science, public health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Job Title: Technical Assistant, Laboratory Services
Job ID: 17188
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

  • 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 Officer, Health Systems Strengthening and Logistics
Job ID: 17185
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Systems Strengthening & Logistics will 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 provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria’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

  • Provide TA and capacity building to all tiers of the government of Nigeria and to FHI 360 to strengthen national/state systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities
  • Provide Logistics support to State offices focusing on reporting, distribution, shipping, storage and warehousing of commodities
  • Responsible for daily to day warehouse maintenance and security and escalates major issues/repairs/improvements to the SPM for support
  • Ensure that all required health inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled
  • To provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems.
  • Work with the country office logistics team to direct outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of FHI 360; ensure health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and ensure that all required inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled.
  • Work with the state team/GON team in developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Support the state government team in the development of warehousing and distribution budgets Conduct periodic visits to facility warehouses to follow-up on all warehouse related matters such as the environment, sterilization, refrigeration etc. and generate reports to management and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with regulations; ensure safety code and quality compliance are met daily and report any issues arising to the STO
  • Work with the STO/state teams in designing coordinated systems for FHI 360 to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance in order to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all distribution documentation for health commodities in FHI 360, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
  • Work with the state team to institute data entries into the district health information system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 3- 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 1 year experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or B Pharm, BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or any relevant field with 5 to 7 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.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Associate Director, Prevention, Care & Treatment
Job ID: 17186
Location: Abuja
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

  • The Associate Director, Care & Treatment provides leadership and technical support to the Director, Prevention, Care & Treatment in the area of PMTCT, clinical care/ART and reproductive health.
  • S/he coordinates services needed to implement high quality care PMTCT, HIV care and treatment and reproductive health/family planning services (RH/FP).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director Prevention, Care & Treatment to provide technical leadership and technical support related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, Reproductive Health/Family Planning strategies and approaches at the facility level.
  • With the Director Prevention, Care & Treatment and Zonal Senior Technical Officers, coordinate the design and implementation of HIV clinical care/ART, PMTCT, reproductive health/family planning strategies in field-level projects and programs.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management and PMTCT capacity building to field programs.
  • Develop guidelines, tools and recommendations related to the implementation, evaluation of clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT and RH/FP.
  • Contribute to development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP and apply these lessons to modify existing and improve the design of new programs.
  • Represent FHI/Nigeria to donors and government officials on issues of clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT and RH/FP.
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of clinical management of HIV/AIDS and related development field by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research for department activities.
  • Provide technical assistance in non-ART clinical care including the management of opportunistic infections (OI) and Palliative care capacity building to field programs.
  • Develop concept papers and research papers to improve and or extend existing studies in the management of HIV/AIDS activities.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with ARV program.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
  • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Job Title: Technical Officer, Clinical Services
Job ID: 17187
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
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
The clinical TO (State coordinating Team) will ensure technical and programmatic support to implement high quality comprehensive HIV interventions in all supported LGAs during the community drive with the state community coordinator and the members of LGA operational team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the optimization of comprehensive HIV & PMTCT services in the facility by instituting 80% PITC and maximized initiation, retention and VL suppression rates
  • Supports the QI capacity of providers in utilizing data analysis for program improvement
  • Provides sustained technical support related to the state LGA and cART operational teams in the service delivery of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services guided by strategies and approached related to the community and facility drive implementation programs
  • Liaise with the state LGA and cART team to monitor ARV,OI drug stocks , RTKs and other commodities in the community to ensure timely feedback and distribution.
  • Strengthening the continual attainment of cART targets in HTC, ART, PMTCT and other HIV
  • Ensure the referral, linkage and retention of all identified clients in the community to appropriate supported sites by conducting weekly review of the HIV service drive.
  • Attend to other duties assigned by supervising leads

Qualifications

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

Job Title: Technical Officer, Health Systems Strengthening and Logistics
Job ID: 17184
Location: Dutse, Jigawa
Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer Health Systems Strengthening & Logistics will 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 provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria’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

  • Provide TA and capacity building to all tiers of the government of Nigeria and to FHI 360 to strengthen national/state systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities
  • Provide Logistics support to State offices focusing on reporting, distribution, shipping, storage and warehousing of commodities
  • Responsible for daily to day warehouse maintenance and security and escalates major issues/repairs/improvements to the SPM for support
  • Ensure that all required health inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled
  • To provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems.
  • Work with the country office logistics team to direct outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of FHI 360; ensure health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and ensure that all required inventory checks are conducted and all variances reconciled.
  • Work with the state team/GON team in developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Support the state government team in the development of warehousing and distribution budgets Conduct periodic visits to facility warehouses to follow-up on all warehouse related matters such as the environment, sterilization, refrigeration etc. and generate reports to management and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with regulations; ensure safety code and quality compliance are met daily and report any issues arising to the STO
  • Work with the STO/state teams in designing coordinated systems for FHI 360 to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance in order to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all distribution documentation for health commodities in FHI 360, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
  • Work with the state team to institute data entries into the district health information system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 3- 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 1 year experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or B Pharm, BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or any relevant field with 5 to 7 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.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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