FHI 360 Technical Officer (Health & Nutrition Services) - Dikwa Jobs in Nigeria

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.


FHI 360 Technical Officer (Health & Nutrition Services) - Dikwa Jobs in Nigeria

Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related nutritional and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to nutritional 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 and work plans.
  • Sensitize main stakeholders on CMAM and need for support and commitment for long term access to life saving activities for children; at this stage the overall entry/exit strategy can be shared emphasizing the vital role of the stakeholders to make this happen
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) through organized trainings.
  • Serve as organization liaison at coordinated external meetings and conferences if assigned.
  • Plan and deliver trainings with support capacity building team on CMAM and IYCF
    Develop work plan for OTP, Stabilization Centre and IYCF activities according to the expected progress of the project
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of medical and nutritional management and related developments by assessing the needs of current IDPs and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation

    Requirements

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar Degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a
    related field is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of health and nutrition in humanitarian programs.
  • Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around integrated health program.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues in 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 communications
  • Ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirt.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to facility
  • Ability and willingness to stay at Local Government Area (LGA) at the field
  • Well-developed computer skills.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th September, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Technical Officer (Health & Nutrition Services) - Dikwa Jobs in Nigeria

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