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Family Health International

Family Health International (FHI) is at the forefront of public health research and invention programs in the developing countries. In collaboration with national governments, local communities and leading research institutions, FHI delivers services and conducts research in HIV/AIDS, other infectious diseases and reproductive health to improve the lives and well-being of some of the world's most vulnerable populations. In Nigeria, FHI is engaged in providing public health services and implementing programs in HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, reproductive health, and health systems strengthening in partnership with the Government of Nigeria.

To strengthen fhi operations in the country, it is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Monitoring and Evaluating Officer (LAMIS)
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (LAMIS), under the supervision of the Senior M&E Officer, Zonal Senior M&E Officer and the Zonal Manager with technical oversight from the Director of M&E, will be responsible for the implementation of M&E activities specific to LAMIS.

Minimum Requirements
* MBBS/MD and MPH or related postgraduate qualifications with 3 years clinical experience in HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries and at least 1-2 years with facility level data.
* Experience working with local partners, including NGOs and CBOs and knowledge of the local context.
* Familiarity with USAID programs is preferred
* Understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection
* Ability to work well with government facility staff
* Good analytical skills and experience with standard software (STATA or SPSS) is an advantage.
* Ability to pay attention to detail.
* Well developed written and oral communication skills.

Minimum Requirements
* A medical doctor or pharmacist with an MPH or M.Sc. in epidemiology, bio-statistics or related postgraduate degree with 3-5 years relevant experience.
* At least 2 years experience in using STATA for data management and analysis in reproductive health or HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries.
* Experience working with local partners, including NGOs and CBOs and knowledge of the local context.
* Familiarity with USAID programs is preferred.

Care and Support Officer
The Care and Support Officer will work with the Senior Advisor OVC/Care and Support to provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities for PLWH and PABA.

Minimum Requirements
* MBBS/MD with a minimum of 1-3 years post NYSC experience or a registered nurse with 3-5 years experience at the community level in care and support programming.
* Experienced in the implementation of community-based programs.
* Familiarity with the Nigerian public sector health system, NGOs and CBOs will be an advantage.

Community Health Officer
The Community Health Officer will provide technical assistance to key stakeholders in the state ministry of health and local government area in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the community component HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health and TB control activities.

Minimum Requirements
* Registered nurse (RN) /community health officer (CHO) with 2-3 years experience in community health practice.
* A minimum of 1 year experience in care and support for HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health and TB at the primary health facility or community level
* The incumbent must have sound understanding of the relevant technical areas
* Familiarity with the Nigerian public sector health system, NGOs and CBOs.

Executive Assistant
The Executive Assistant will manage and perform complex and confidential administrative functions to ensure that assigned executive operations flow smoothly.

Minimum Requirements
* University degree, recognized equivalent or HND with 2-3 years experience as administrative assistant.
* Experience with large complex organizations is preferred.
* Familiarity with administrative and secretarial skills.
* Familiarity with international NGOs is a plus.

Procurement Officer
With the Senior Procurement Officer, the Procurement Officer will plan and implement systems and policies that guide all operations related to procuring supplies and services (in accordance with FHI and USAID policy and other donors) in support of all FHI offices and projects at the country office and zonal offices, both domestic and international sourcing.

Minimum Requirements
* University degree in engineering or related technical area
* 3-5 years relevant experience in procurement with at least 2 years in a similar role
* Familiarity with donor-funded procurement and regulations (experience with USAID procurement a plus).

Information Technology Officer
The IT Officer will provide support and maintenance to FHI Nigeria computer and network infrastructure to ensure reasonable and stable operations.

Minimum Requirements
* University degree in science or engineering
* 3-5 years experience in an analyst or support role or equivalent.
* Proficiency in Windows-based server operating systems.
* Strong customer service and communication skills.
* Possession of Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications.

Travel Officer
The Travel Officer will be responsible for providing services related to domestic and international travels for the FHI staff in order to ensure effective and efficient movement of staff.

Minimum Requirements
* B.Sc./BA/HND in business administration, the social sciences, or related field with 3-5 years relevant experience in travel planning, administration and logistic management in anon-profit organization or other large structured entity.
* Or MS/MA/MBA and 2-3 years relevant experience with a travel agency or in a corporate travel division.
* Excellent knowledge of the geography and travel/transportation culture of Nigeria.
* Clear understanding of international travel reservations.
* Two years experience with a computerized airline reservation system (Amadeus and Saber preferred) and international travel reservations.

Human Resources Officer
The Human Resources Officer will provide technical and program support to the human resources (HR) team for functional areas including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation, HRIS, and training.

Minimum Requirements
* MS/MA in business administration, social sciences, or related field with 1-3 years relevant experience in a business setting or BS/BA with 3-5 years relevant experience.
* Excellent analytical, interpersonal and computer (Excel and spreadsheet) skills.
* Demonstrated success in multicultural environment.
* Experience and good working knowledge of USAID and Global Fund contracts and grants regulations will be an advantage.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should forward their suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document by August 21, 2009 to:

Medservicesjobs@ghain.org for Medical Services Department vacancies
MandEjobs@ghain.org for Monitoring & Evaluation Department vacancies
Commsjobs@ghain.org for Communication Department vacancies
PMjobs@ghain.org for Executive Office vacancy
Labservices@ghain.org for Laboratory Services Department vacancies
Healthpolicyjobs@ghain.org for Health Policy & Systems Management vacancies
Sharedervicesjobs@ghain.org for Shared Services Department vacancies

Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please do NOT send more than one application. Failure to follow these instructions will lead automatic disqualification.

Disclaimer: Family Health International (FHI) does not test/interview candidates for a fee and all its test/interviews are conducted in the country office in Abuja or our zonal offices

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