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Maiduguri    02-03-2020
 

Description



Requisition: 2020200402

Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: PHC 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 Senior Technical Officer, Reproductive Health will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on reproductive health. His/her primary responsibilities are to manage and support RH clinical activities for three sites of the new liberated government areas (LGAs) - Dikwa, Ngala and Banki – with potential for additional sites.

Under the supervision of the PHC Coordinator, the STO-RH will manage all activities related to reproductive health while ensuring the quality of service and correct application of the treatment protocols.


Duties and Responsibilities


Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to Clinical Management of RH and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation.

Coordinate the implementation of components related to RH in FHI 360 humanitarian programs.

Work with relevant staff to coordinate the design and implementation of facility based programs in relation to RH

Provide ongoing technical assistance in RH for FHI 360 programs in the NE.

Work with technical staff at the state offices and other relevant FHI 360 staff to adapt and disseminate guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery.

Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to RH and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.

Support system strengthening and 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.

Provide programmatic assistance to local partners in programming RH activities.

Remain informed on current programs in the field of RH and related developments by reviewing current literature and stay alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation.

Build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) through organized trainings.

Serves as liaison to external organizations at coordination meetings and conference as assigned.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Requirements


MBBS / MD / PHD or similar degree with 3 - 5 years’ relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of RH in humanitarian relief settings.

Possession of a fellowship in Obstetrics/Gynaecology or Paediatrics or an advanced post graduate degree in a related field is required.

Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.


Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:


Knowledge of reproductive health and humanitarian programs in emergency situations.

Clinical management and training experience and ability to understand full range of issues around the clinical management of RH.

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 RH.

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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Requisition: 2020200217

Location
: Banki, Borno
Supervisor: Technical Officer, IYCF
Job Type: Full time

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, Protection and Nutrition interventions


Basic Function


S/He reports to the TO, IYCF. Position is responsible for providing quality Infant & Young Child Feeding (IYCF) - E services at community and facility levels. The incumbent will engage in and will work with other team members in the delivery of optimal infant and young child feeding in emergency.


Duties and Responsibilities


Lead and coordinate the facilitation of community IYCF support group activities

Identify training needs and build technical capacity of IYCF Assistants, support group promoters, Community Nutrition mobilizers (CNMs), and Lead persons.

Direct skilled IYCF support services including Growth Promotion and Monitoring at IYCF corners/spaces and other contact points

Organize and participate in food demonstration sessions periodically

Lead micronutrient supplementation including Micro-nutrient powder (MNP) distribution.

Conduct regular focus group discussions with beneficiaries to assess barriers to optimal IYCF uptake

Support the development of IYCF multimedia messages including radio jingles

Ensure Gender mainstreaming in nutrition, and integration of other sectors

Collaborate, campaign and build community awareness during IYCF celebration days

Support the development of case studies and success stories from program implementation.

Develop network with other actors in the operational area as well as community leaders / representatives

Engage in community dialogue, sensitize stakeholders/community on IYCF-E activities and specific humanitarian programs implemented by FHI 360.

Take monthly physical inventory of all nutrition supplies ensuring stock levels are accounted for and adequate.

Support M & E unit during surveys, assessments, Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) including preparation and submission of timely reports.

Support other nutrition activities as necessary.

Other duties as assigned.


Additional Responsibilities:


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.

Inform TO IYCF of any professional problems encountered.


Qualifications and Requirements


B.Sc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, or closely related field with 1-3 years’ experience. MBBS with 1 year experience.

Experience working with a humanitarian organization.


Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:


Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.

Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to implementation sites.

Excellent spoken and written Local dialects and English languages.

Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.

Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work.

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