Jobs 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 education, health, nutrition
, economic development, civil society, environment, gender, youth, research and technology – 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.
  • Technical Officer, Clinical Services


    Country:              Nigeria
    Req ID: 3141
    National Only:  
    Description

    Basic Function:
    With the Senior Technical Officer, the Technical Officer (Clinical Services) will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP), TB and integrated medical services at the zonal level.




    Duties and responsibilities:

    Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to Clinical Management of HIV/ AIDS, PMTCT, TB, RH/FP and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.


    With the Senior Technical Officer, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.


    Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management capacity building, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.


    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 modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.


    Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.


    Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.


    Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI/TB, RH/FP and integrated medical services activities.

    Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management 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 especially the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level.


    Perform other duties as assigned.




    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
    Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.

    Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including provision of ART.


    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.


    High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.


    Well-developed computer skills.


    Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.


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    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



  • Technical Officer, Prevention and Mitigation


    Country:              Nigeria
    Req ID: 3142
    National Only:  
    Description

    Basic Function:


    The TO, Prevention and Mitigation will assist in the provision of technical support to the implementing agencies in prevention and mitigation activities at the state level. This includes supporting the implementation of prevention activities (sexual and biomedical) and strategic behaviour change interventions, testing and counseling, home based care, orphans and vulnerable children and other community mobilization activities.





    Duties and responsibilities:



    Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS mitigation interventions. This includes orphans and vulnerable children programming; home based care and other care and support activities at the community level.


    Support the development and implementation of interventions focusing on nutrition, food security, education and skills development; psychosocial/spiritual support and shelter; household economic strengthening, legislative support and child protection.


    Assist in the provision of technical support to build the capacity of local implementing agencies and state counterparts to carry out orphans and vulnerable children and other mitigation activities and create effective linkages with facility based services.


    Support HIV testing and counseling (HTC) services at multiple entry points at the facility and community level and ensuring access to most at risk populations and couples.


    Assist in the development of strategies for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention and behaviour change intervention among most at risk populations i.e. PLHIV, MARPs to reduce sexual transmission.


    Support the implementation of Abstinence, Be faithful, Condom (ABC) and Other Prevention (OP) activities as well as guide the provision of technical assistance to implementing partners on SBC activities.


    Assist in the development of SBC/ IEC/media materials for the program.


    Collaborate with the lab team on design and strengthening injection and blood safety practices across SIDHAS supported facilities.


    Perform other duties as assigned.




    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:



    Knowledgeable about health and development programs in developing countries, including its comprehensive impact upon those infected and affected by the disease.

    Has knowledge about and experience working with health and community services within the geographical area.


    Has experience working with PLHA and support groups of PLHA


    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.


    High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.


    Well-developed computer skills.


    Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

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    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified