Job Openings at FHI 360

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, technology, communication and social marketing – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nutrition
Requisition: 2018200084
Location: Banki, Borno
Basic Function
Position is responsible for quality nutrition services at community and facility levels including nutrition rehabilitation among admitted cases through treatment of clinical complications of severe acute malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation through provision of therapeutic feeds, routine and specialized medicines, health and nutrition counseling, and capacity building and technical support to the FHI360 and pediatric Unit in the management of complications associated with severe acute malnutrition

Duties and Responsibilities
Support effective management of clinical and other ailments at Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP):

  • Management of severe acute malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation and provision of therapeutic food, routine drugs, health and nutrition education and capacity building and technical support in the management of severe acute malnutrition.
  • Plan and organize OTP at designated distribution sites in liaison with TO, Health & Nutrition services.
  • Work closely with FHI 360 staffs to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the OTP and the program is well integrated into the health systems.
  • Work closely to ensure all children are screened correctly
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and understood, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP/Stabilization Center (SC).
  • Ensure comprehensive health checks and treatment according to protocols.
  • Ensure correct clinical diagnosis at the time of assessment so that the patient receives appropriate treatment in the program.
  • Timely identification of complications, non-responder, and referrals to the SC.
  • Review the forms completed by staff to ensure completion, accuracy and coherence.
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistics.
  • Debrief the TO, HNS on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
  • Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner.
  • Through liaison with the community health workers and mother-to-mother group facilitator, provide effective follow up of all cases: particularly tracing of children who are absent from the programme, sick children, long stay children, children not gaining weight, and children with social problems etc.
  • Provide key health and education messages to beneficiaries based the protocol and guidelines.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the OTP/SFP sites.

Support medicines administration in OTP:

  • Follow and respect the TO HNS directives on current protocols specially drug administration i.e. for de-worming, malaria, polio and measles, and micronutrient mineral/ Vitamin A supplements targeting children and PLW.
  • Assist the activities linked to health and nutrition education.
  • Participate in the follow-up of orders and consumption.
  • Analyze the nutritional situation and debrief TO HNS.
  • Compile the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and draft a report on activities

Ensure effective management of complications related in the hospitalized cases:

  • Effectively following the FHI 360 protocols for the medical care of the SAM cases with complications.
  • Work closely with FHI 360 and Pediatric staff to ensure all FHI 360 protocols are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the OTP.
  • Prepare plan of action for effective FHI 360 implementation in consultation with the FHI 360 Supervisor and Pediatrician.
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and documented, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP.
  • Ensure comprehensive health checks, checking Vitals, frequent medicines and feed administration and treatment according to the protocols.
  • Ensure timely therapeutic preparation, provision and monitoring.
  • Completing and updating the patient file to ensure a track of patient progress
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and therapeutic feed supply and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistic.
  • Follow-up and provide feedback to the FHI 360 Supervisor on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
  • Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner
  • Ensure cases not meeting admission criteria return home or referred to the appropriate program as early as possible and counsel the family why their child is not admitted
  • Through liaison with the community health worker and mother-to-mother support group facilitator mobilizers and nutrition volunteers, provide effective follow up of default case.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary.
  • Follow-up and ensure good interaction with the beneficiaries.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • Inform TO HNS of any professional problems encountered.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing or closely related field with 1-3 years’ experience in CMAM/SC preferably in the NGO sector
  • Must be a registered Nurse or Nutritionist Experience working with a humanitarian organization

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Finance Manager
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Basic Functions

  • This position will report to the Deputy Director, Finance with dotted reporting lines to Deputy Response Coordinator will be responsible for providing constant reporting to senior management on financial and budget targets.
  • He/She will also be responsible for maintaining FHI 360 Nigeria’s accounting systems at state level, providing technical and application support for the accounting system, and trouble-shooting issues relating to the system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare pipeline reports covering all North East portfolios.
  • Provide support to the Deputy Director, Finance in the forecasting, monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data for the purpose of determining financial performance and projecting financial probabilities.
  • Analyze budget patterns and project expenditures.
  • Develop cash flow projections for funded and support activities.
  • Ensure that expenditures for budgets, grants and contracts are monitored and the reports are prepared to maintain balance account.
  • Administer the expenditure of funds, ensuring that funds are expended according to sponsoring organization’s stipulations and appropriate guidelines.
  • Provide instructions and answer questions relating to budget procedures, provide budget recommendations to a wide range of issues.
  • Assist in overseeing the preparation of monthly tax remittances.
  • Provide support to the DD Finance in managing implementation of custom changes to the accounting system. Apply accounting and auditing principles and techniques to ensure that data integrity, internal controls and audit trails are maintained throughout all transactions.
  • Provide support to the LGA leve offices in monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials.
  • Monitor budgets and financial reports for all IA sub-agreements directly managed by the field offices.
  • Build the capacity of finance staff in financial management support and reporting and provide professional support to them.
  • Analyze, develop, and monitor accounting/fiscal control procedures and program budgets.
  • Resolve problems with state/LGA level cash advance and financial discrepancies.
  • Prepare and manage cost proposals in response to RFA’s, RFP’s and unsolicited proposals for new funding opportunities as needed.
  • Ensure availability of funds by reviewing Final Cost Objective (FCO)/ Award ID Code requests and enter budgets into the general ledger system.
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor, to include assigning of responsibilities, conducting performance reviews, assessing and identifying development opportunities that strengthen the organizational role of Finance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local and donor contractual requirements and regulations
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
  • Budget development skills with multi funding sources and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software and database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
  • 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 work flow.
  • Routine coordination with FHI 360 employees and consultants, on-site and in the field.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information.
  • Ability to conduct complex system analysis studies involving financially oriented applications.
  • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations.
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Maintain confidentiality for sensitive issues or projects and use judgment and decision-making to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Time management skills, both in planning and organizing work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial and internal control issues to staff with little or no financial background.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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