Vacancies at Family Health International (FHI 360)

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.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor, Analytics & Data

Requisition: 2022200270
Location: Adamawa
Employment Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Technical Director

Basic Functions

  • The Senior Technical Advisor – Data Analytics and Data participates in the provision of technical assistance aimed at strengthening collection, analysis, and use of data for decision making.
  • The Senior Technical Advisor will supervise and utilize large data sets to find opportunities for improving program implementation, strategy optimization, and providing data-driven feedback to both the Government of Nigeria and the donor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determination of power and sample size requirements for studies – Cleaning, merging, and preparing analytic datasets
  • Develop data analysis plans and prepare reports based on data analysis plans Work with stakeholders and the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging innovative technology/statistical models for business development. Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of implementation strategies.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Advise and assist in the development of inferences and conclusions, as appropriate
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize program outputs. Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Health Information Management, Statistics, Mathematics or any other quantitative field with relevant Professional Certification in Information and Communications, Technology, and related disciplines with 3 to 5 years relevant experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models.
  • B.Sc or MSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Health Information Management, Statistics, Mathematics or another quantitative field with relevant Professional Certification in Information and Communications, Technology, and related disciplines with 5 to 7 years relevant experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models.
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, STATA, SAS, etc.) to manipulate data, querying databases, and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on innovation design and strategic frameworks using technology.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks. A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc. Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications. Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically. Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English for coordinating across teams. Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Output 1 Lead

Requisition: 2022200502
Locations: Abuja, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Team Lead, the Output 1 Lead will provide technical and management leadership on all Output 1 activities, including materials development and distribution; in-service and pre-service training; school leadership and community support, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • The Output 1 lead will be responsible for coordinating with DAI, subcontractors, government stakeholders, and project staff to ensure high-quality and timely deliverables.
  • The Output 1 Lead will also provide information to the donor upon request.

Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

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  • Coordinate with FHI 360, the project prime, and stakeholders on project design and work plan development; lead annual work planning for Output 1 of the project
  • Coordinate with the Education Coordinator, MEL coordinator, State Team Leads, and other key staff to assure timely completion of deliverables in the annual work plan
  • Oversee administrative and finance staff to develop and monitor the budget and work plan for Output 1
  • Communicate regularly with FHI 360 HQ for technical inputs and management support; provide updates to HQ as requested
  • Liaise with project sub-contractors on their project components, and maintain their accountability for timely, high-quality deliverables
  • Provide consisted reports to the prime organization and the donor, as requested
  • Maintain strong relationships with government partners at the local, state and federal levels.
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings, project updates, study tours, symposia, and other activities with key stakeholders to ensure broad involvement and local ownership of the project.
  • Coordinate the establishment of technical working groups with local stakeholders and project staff
  • Oversee staff and stakeholders to improve capacity, accountability and equity within State Colleges of Education in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa
  • Oversee project staff and stakeholders to strengthen the system for in-service training in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa.
  • Oversee staff and stakeholders to strengthen school leadership via School Based Management Committees and Head Teacher capacity building. Oversee the establishment of school report cards as a mechanism for school accountability and reporting.
  • Oversee staff and stakeholders to establish systems for improving teacher attendance and time on task.
  • Oversee staff and stakeholders to mobilize communities to increase demand for quality education.
  • Oversee staff and stakeholders to develop standardized learning assessments at the school level.
  • Oversee staff and stakeholders to effectively collect, aggregate, visualize and use assessment data for decision making.

Minimum Requirement Standards

  • Advanced Degree in Education with a concentration in early grade reading, literacy, language acquisition and non-formal education or related field.
  • At least 5 to 7 years experience in education reform with a focus on primary education sector work in language acquisition and/or child literacy or reading especially in Hausa Language. certification as reading/literacy specialist preferred
  • Demonstrated project leadership skills. Experience leading education projects in Nigeria strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with government, partners and/or local government structures and school settings
  • Proven expertise in mother tongue (L1), early grade reading instruction and/or assessment and reading material development, preferably in Hausa Language.
  • Significant experience in developing and producing of student reading materials, workbooks, trainers’ and teachers’ guides and instructional materials to improve early grades reading
  • Has ability to coordinate reading interventions, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities
  • Strong leadership qualities and facilitation skills, experience in working with teachers to improve practice
  • Demonstrable knowledge of research-based best practices in content-area reading skills and strategies and literacy instruction
  • Experience/preparation in modeling teaching, observing teachers, and providing non-judgmental feedback.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of reading & literacy programs in Nigeria. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding formative learning processes.
  • Proficient writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain good working relationship with staff and other partners.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially in terms of reporting. Relevant computer software and internet skills (at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office and Excel).
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and Hausa language. Ability to travel within Nigeria minimum of 50%.

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

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Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor, Total Quality Leadership and Accountability / Decentralized Service Delivery

Requisition: 2022200272
Locations: Adamawa, Borno & Yobe
Employment Type: Full Time
Supervisor: Technical Director

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the Deputy Chief of Party and the direct supervision of the Technical Director, the Senior Technical Advisor-TQLA/DSD will provide technical leadership in the design and execution of sound technical strategies and best practices in the program areas targeted by this project.
  • This includes strengthening the capacity of the supported project offices and health facilities assigned and other key stakeholders to apply FHI 360’s Total Quality Leadership and Accountability (TQLA)O model and to ensure strong linkages to care and treatment for HIV, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services, clinical management of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health (RH) services towards the achievement of UNAIDS 95-95-95.
  • The Senior Technical Advisor-TQLA/C&T will coordinate needs-based, targeted technical assistance (TA) to the project’s government partners, including the provision of continuous mentorship of multi-level managers in the assigned LGAs a on TQLA as well as the promotion of data utilization for daily course correction and adaptive management both among project staff and our government partners.
  • As a core component of effective DSD service provision and TQLA, ensure that project stakeholders maintain a focus on the client experience and strive to improve the quality of services, tailoring them to the needs of the clients/patients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adopt participatory approaches to review program data and identify emerging issues for intervention, as well as determine priority sites for intensive technical support.
  • Support the development of capacity optimization plan(s) for identified sites, covering clients’ experience/performance; technical performance; internal processes; and innovations, learning and growth.
  • Provide support to the overall leadership and management of project sites
  • Co-facilitate, as required, at program workshops/trainings, contributing on the integration of TQLA principles into training activities.
  • Provide technical expertise in the development, design and operationalization of TQLA tools, such as target setting tools, burndown charts, data visualization windows, power point slides, etc.
  • Integrate TQLA concepts and support the development of various innovative processes for optimizing management/leadership abilities for improved program performance. Core areas of support will include but are not limited to granular level data collection, reporting and utilization for decision making.
  • Enhance the DHO’s regular situation room meetings (SRMs), provide targeted feedback, and offer evidence-based technical assistance to assigned health facilities and partner organizations.
  • Provide technical facilitation to quality improvement charters and collaboratives, and support continuation of constructive dialogues around granular level data in situation room meetings.
  • Support the development of an internal system for measuring and reporting the effects of TQLA interventions over time (i.e., effectiveness and efficiencies).
  • Stay abreast of latest technical developments in the field of care and treatment and support the DHO to apply cutting edge strategies to the HIV program.
  • Lead a team of technical experts (project staff) to deliver focused support in core HIV program technical areas.
  • Contribute to the tracking of progress, analysis of data and preparation of project reports for the donor; and participate in key meetings and presentations with external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • MBBS / MD or similar Degree with 8 – 10 years relevant experience with at least 7 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria.
  • A minimum of 7 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.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically. Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings. Advanced training in HIV Clinical Care/ART and/or CT/PMTCT.
  • Experience having used and trained others in FHI 360’s TQLAO model or very similar approaches to adaptive management and data use.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others, including developing and maintaining compatibility among project staff, consultants, sub-awardees and recipients of project TA and support. Demonstrated management and team-building skills, including relevant experience in direct supervision of professional staff.
  • Articulate and able to communicate in a clear, professional manner with clients and staff. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high-volume workflow. High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.
  • Proven ability in supervising staff. Well-developed computer skills. Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Driver

Requisition – 2021201361
Location: Damasak, Borno State
Time type: Full time
Field Office
Supervisor: Field Coordinator

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the Field Coordinator, the driver shall provide a variety of transportation support to the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Convey FHI 360 Nigeria Staff and Consultants to designated approved locations.
  • Ensure adequate safety, cleanliness, security and maintenance of the project vehicle assigned.
  • Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and necessary spare parts.
  • Plan route and requirements by studying schedule or ad-hoc request by the office.
  • Ensure passengers adhere to all road safety regulations.
  • Fulfill special request by picking up and delivering items as directed and running errands
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate, Apprentice Certificate or any other equivalent certificates with a minimum of 1 year experience.
  • Must have a trade test certificate and a valid driving license.
  • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with large complex organizations preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Matured and willing to work at odd hours.
  • Good written, oral, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors and recipients of assistance.

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

 

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