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Family Health International (FHI 360) Recruitment

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

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Family Health International (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: Senior Technical Officer, Knowledge Management & Capacity Building (KMCB)

Job Requisition ID: 2024200364
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Technical Director, EpiC

Basic Function

  • The Senior Technical Officer, Knowledge Management & Capacity Building will provide technical support to the Meeting Targets and Achieving Epidemic Control (EpiC) team on capacity building and knowledge management.
  • S/He will support EpiC management team to Create processes to capture, organize, and maintain knowledge, including documents and data and foster a knowledge management and sharing culture within the team.
  • S/He will also provide technical support to the project in the areas of capacity needs assessments, training plan development, learning strategies, and training evaluation reports.

Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge Management:

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a knowledge management strategy and communications plan that aligns with FHI360 goals and objectives.
  • Manage, develop, and maintain a standardized system to organize, document, archive, and disseminate knowledge gained from the EpiC project.
  • Coordinate development and regular update of the project’s over-arching brief, including areas of focus, capabilities, and success stories.
  • Coordinate with project staff to synthesize and make available strategic information across teams and focus areas for internal or external dissemination and archiving.
  • Facilitate the development, collation, and review of content for project materials including reports, briefs, newsletter, and other relevant publications from draft to final document copyedits including infographics, diagrams, and illustrations.
  • Ensure compliance with established organizational and donor policies and procedures related to the production of reports, briefs, newsletter, and other relevant project publications.
  • Serve as the communications point of contact for EpiC Nigeria and share regular content for publication within the country office communication team as required.
  • Create and/or manage knowledge-sharing platforms/thought leadership sessions such as webinars, online platforms.
  • Curate and maintain a centralized knowledge repository to ensure data accuracy and accessibility.
  • Conduct regular audits of knowledge repositories to ensure data relevance and applicability.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and process improvement using technological tools
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with all departments and units to enhance collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • Design and deliver training sessions to drive learning and development of the team and professional development.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and developments in knowledge management to ensure the effectiveness of FHI 360’s knowledge management strategy.

Capacity Building:

  • Facilitate the development, administration, and analyze capacity needs assessments for project staff (and beneficiaries) periodically.
  • Work with the project team to develop, implement and document capacity development plan(s) to foster capacity improvement and aid effective program planning, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Research and recommend learning methodologies, resources and tools that most effectively build project staffs’ capacity in line with capacity development plan.
  • Facilitate a platform to support performance management and professional development of project staff, including mentoring/coaching, and career support.
  • Develop and maintain checklists and tools to effectively track implementation and specific deliverables based on capacity development plan.
  • Working with the technical team and other project staff, develop an overall capacity-building strategy that will sustainably build the capacity of, and strengthen teams within the organizations.
  • In close coordination with technical staff, develop materials and design capacity building interventions to train and mentor other facilitators (training of trainers) at the community and national levels;
  • Document successes, lessons learned and challenges in implementation as well as reports of project activities and results to the project and donor, including routine quarterly and annual reports and other reporting requirements as requested.
  • Contribute to the preparation of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, and other reports and documents that summarize the results and evidence of the project.
  • Troubleshoot to identify and resolve project issues and implement improvement plans to ensure project stays on schedule and within budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, or similar Degrees with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs including at least four years specialized experience in TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS in developing country settings.
  • Or B.Sc./BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Medical Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with a minimum of 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs 5-7 years relevant experience in TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS in developing country settings.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience in knowledge management and capacity building in the context of public health/international development programs funded by US government or other international donors.
  • Working knowledge of major donors’ (USAID, Global Fund) knowledge management, communication, branding and marking policies.
  • Sound knowledge of ongoing and emerging issues in relation to TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS.
  • Familiarity with the scientific literature on TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS; with publications on public health issues.
  • Research background and scientific publications will be an advantage.
  • Evidence of publications (Blogs, peer review, journals, etc.) will be an advantage.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, motivate and collaborate within and across team in complex programs.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with partners and staff.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to travel in Nigeria up to 10 – 25%.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Technical Lead

Job Requisition ID: 2024200365
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Project Director-EpiC

Description

  • We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Lead/Director for the EpiC project in Nigeria. The position will be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

EpiC Project Description

  • The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project is an eight-year initiative (April 2019-December 2027) initially designed to provide strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to achieve control of the HIV epidemic and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case finding, prevention, treatment programming, and viral load suppression.
  • EpiC was modified in early 2020 to include improvement of health systems’ capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In August 2022, EpiC was modified to respond to Mpox. And in April 2023, EpiC was modified for a broad range of Global Health Security preparedness and response. EpiC is led by FHI 360 and consortium partners.
  • In Nigeria, EpiC has supported KP-led comprehensive HIV services in Niger and Bayelsa states and built the capacity of subaward partner UCS Global towards readiness to receive direct funding in line with PEPFAR’s goal of ensuring 70% of funding is to local partners.
  • The EpiC project has served as a bridge following the closeout of SIDHAS and SHARP TO 1, to sustain HIV service delivery in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Kebbi, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kwara and Niger states and to health facilities previously supported by GF in Bayelsa, Edo and Lagos State following transition to USAID support.
  • The bridge implementation has now been transitioned to the new USAID funded mechanism called Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE 1-6).
  • With the emergence of COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, EpiC has contributed to effort to prevent, prepare for, respond to and bolster health systems to address COVID-19 and reduce cases of reemergence in Nigeria.
  • EpiC has provided TA to 88 facilities that received donation of 200 ventilators including capacity building on case management/critical care, technical support for set up of emergency operation center in Bayelsa, upgrade of PCR laboratories for COVID-19 diagnosis in NIMR Lagos, UUTH Uyo, COOUTH Awka; and TA for oxygen ecosystem across selected states and support for service delivery activities related to COVID-19 vaccination among persons living with HIV (PLHIV) in AKS and CRS.
  • EpiC continues to expand new strategies to increase access to vaccines across USAID/FMOH assigned states through the Global Vaccine Access (GLOVAX) implemented in 4 states including Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Cross River and Enugu states to achieve the target of vaccinating 70% of their eligible population against COVID-19.
  • Additionally, the EpiC team is providing technical assistance to NACA’s GF COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM) implementation in Nigeria and to expand access to liquid oxygen (LOX) infrastructure and supply across 8 tertiary facilities.
  • Specifically, EpiC’s technical assistance contributes to objective 2 of COVID response in the Country: to reduce morbidity and mortality from COVID-19, mitigate transmission, and strengthen health systems, including to prevent, detect, and respond to pandemic threats. EpiC works in collaboration with NCDC to support Mpox priority interventions following the 2023 After-Action Review (AAR).

Basic Function

  • The EpiC Technical Lead will work under the supervision of the Nigeria Project Director to provide technical and management leadership to the HIV, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS interventions;
  • Develop technical strategies, oversee design, capacity building/performance management of teams, implementation of quality programs, document lessons learnt and best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of strategies for the design and implementation of EpiC Nigeria public health interventions including TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS interventions, etc
  • Ensure that appropriate technical strategies, policies, and SOPs are developed and implemented in accordance with FHI 360, USAID, and Nigerian regulations.
  • Assist with the development, management, monitoring and evaluation of work plans and budgets, ensuring appropriate levels of technical assistance for interventions.
  • Provide technical assistance through the review and/or writing of protocols, technical briefs, peer-review papers, project reports to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of knowledge management products.
  • Contribute to financial management including regular pipeline review efforts that will support achievement of project objectives.
  • Represent the EpiC project and FHI 360 make presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Remain informed on current trends and ensure high quality implementation and knowledge management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degrees with 7-9 years professional public health experience including at least five years specialized experience in TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS in developing country settings plus at least four years senior management experience. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
  • MSc/MA in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 4 years relevant supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing projects in developing countries.
  • Sound knowledge of ongoing and emerging issues in relation to TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS.
  • Proven skills in management, supervision and leadership.
  • Familiarity with the scientific literature on TB/HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, Medical Oxygen, Mpox and GHS; with publications on public health issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of DEI and other ethical issues.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

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