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  • 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. As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

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    Nutrition Coordinator

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA , PhD/Fellowship
    • Experience 5 – 11 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Requisition: 2020200708
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Supervisor: Response Coordinator

    Project Description

    • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance
    • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.  
    • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

    Basic Function

    • The nutrition coordinator is responsible for designing, overseeing and coordinating the nutrition programs, as well as liaising with various external partners
    • S/he reports to head of mission, medical and nutrition advisor at headquarters level
    • The panel of activities in a nutrition programs includes: Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach, Assessments and surveillance interventions (nutrition surveys using ENA for SMART, coverage surveys, sentinel site, LQAS etc.) Infant and Young Child Feeding partners, Capacity building of local partners, community mobilization and research projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Management of the Nutrition Program:

    • Follow up on ongoing analysis of the context.
    • Definition, supervision and monitoring of FHI 360 Nutrition programs, in compliance with international and national guidelines and in coherence with identified humanitarian needs.
    • Provision of continuous guidance and technical support.
    • Design and ensure the use of monitoring tools.
    • Ensure compliance of programs in terms of achieving objectives in current grants.

    Team Management:

    • Management and evaluation of nutrition program team; elaboration their position description.
    • Provision of technical and organizational support and trainings to the nutrition program team.

    Reporting:

    • Compilation, analysis and feedback on monthly reports from the nutrition program team.
    • Ongoing communication with nutrition advisor in HQs.
    • Technical input in donor reporting.

    Representation and Internal / External Communication:

    • Coordination with other technical departments at coordination level (Health, Food Security and Livelihood, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Protection and Support service team).
    • Represent FHI 360 at national and regional level in nutrition and health technical meetings.
    • Participate in the external coordination with nutrition partners and governmental bodies and provide technical support and guidance in the nutrition sub-committee and cluster, where relevant.

    Contribution:

    • Develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components
    • Ensure appropriate and timely technical support to field programs. Ensure that project implementation adheres to the appropriate global strategy and remains technically sound. Ensure the quality of implemented technical activities and systems at all levels
    • Manage efficient and effective operations of assigned Unit.  Liaise as appropriate with donor institutions; international organizations; government counterparts; and implementing agencies to share information and plan collaboration.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics or similar Degree with 9 – 11 years’ relevant experience in management of nutrition in humanitarian relief settings
    • Or MS / MA / MPH in Nursing, Public Health, Nutrition and Dietetics or related field, and 7 – 9 years relevant experience in management of nutrition in humanitarian relief settings
    • MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar Degree with 5 to 7 years of progressive relevant experience in management of nutrition in humanitarian relief settings.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Excellent inter-personal, communications and representative skills (written, oral, cross-cultural)
    • Ability to work with multi-cultural teams.
    • Knowledge of nutritional health and humanitarian programs in emergency situations.
    • Nutritional management and IYCF experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of SAM.
    • 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 CMAM.
    • 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.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally at least 25%.

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    Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA , PhD/Fellowship
    • Experience 1 – 7 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Requisition: 2020200707
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Job Type: Full time
    Supervisor:  Supervisor: M & E Coordinator

    Basic Function

    • The Technical Officer (M&E), under the supervision of the Field Manager, and with technical oversight from the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, is responsible for the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the LGA office
    • The Technical Officer (M&E) will work with others in the LGA including local implementing partners to ensure that monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Work with the state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on donor and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
    • Provide support to sites at LGA, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, state government M&E officers, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.
    • Work with local partners to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
    • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, oversee the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
    • Ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
    • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation components of the activities in the communities served.
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized and mobile data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
    • Provide technical assistance to M&E officers at LGA level in integrating FHI 360 data into the national Management Information System.
    • On a monthly basis, analyze state-level data and provide approved reports to State Office, National Office and local partners or other relevant parties.
    • Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring and with program staff and local partners, use program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs and design new programs.
    • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to donor guidelines.
    • Represent FHI 360 and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation.
    • Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of integrated programs in the fields by review of current literature; be alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar Degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.
    • Or MPH or M.S / M.A in relevant Degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.
    • Or B.S / B.A in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant Degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

    • Knowledge of humanitarian programs in North East Nigeria specifically
    • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation
    • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around integrated program including WASH and Nutrition.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
    • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues within the communities 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 and Hausa communication.
    • Well-developed computer skills.
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

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