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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.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Job ID: 18218
Location: Maiduguri

JOB DESCRIPTION
North-east 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.

JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the  Procurement and Logistics Manager, the  Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the provision of administrative and logistical services to the project, as well as some accounting and procurement support.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists the PLM in arranging travel logistics for project staff, consultants and training participants including hotel reservations and where required, arranging airport and hotel pick-ups.
Assists the PLM in arranging logistics for procurement deliveries.
Assists the PLM by preparing procurement request forms.
Assists the PLM in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings.
Assists the PLM in the maintenance of an efficient records/storage of all office supplies.
Serves as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
Records minutes of staff meetings and circulates same amongst the staff of the zone.
Assists with production of presentation materials for staff members.
Act as a receptionist: answers the telephones in an appropriate, clear and friendly manner, takes and relays messages or forwards calls, greets and directs office visitors, receives/sends correspondence, keeps fax log and any correspondence.
Perform office equipment tasks such as making needed arrangement for services for telephone and e-mail, obtaining quotations for required services, arranging for repairs of office equipment.
Performs any other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

University degree in accounting, finance or recognized equivalent
Experience with administrative and secretarial skills
Accounting skills is an added advantage
Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred

STABILIZATION NURSE - 3 POSITIONS

Job ID: 18698
Location: Dikwa

JOB 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

JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES

Position is responsible for nutrition rehabilitation among admitted cases through treatment of clinical complications of severe acute malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation through provision of therapeutic feeds, routine and specialized medicines, health and nutrition counseling, and capacity building and technical support to the SC and pediatric Unit in the management of complications associated with severe acute malnutrition:

Ensure effective management of complications related in the hospitalized cases
Effectively following the SC protocols for the medical care of the SAM cases with complications.
Work closely with SC and Pediatric staff to ensure all SC protocols are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the OTP.
Prepare plan of action for effective SC implementation in consultation with the SC Supervisor and Pediatrician.
Ensure all criteria are respected and documented, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP.
Ensure comprehensive health checks, checking Vitals, frequent medicines and feed administration and treatment according to the protocols.
Ensure timely therapeutic preparation, provision and monitoring.
Completing and updating the patient file to ensure a track of patient progress
Ensure adequate availability of all medical and therapeutic feed supply and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistic.
Follow-up and provide feedback to the SC Supervisor on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner
Ensure cases not meeting admission criteria return home or referred to the appropriate programme as early as possible and counsel the family why their child is not admitted
Through liaison with the community health worker and mother-to-mother support group facilitator mobilizers and nutrition volunteers, provide effective follow up of default case.
Provide key health and education messages to beneficiaries based on the protocol and guideline.
Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the SC.
Follow-up and ensure good interaction with the beneficiaries.
If there is a problem, find out what is wrong and find a solution or else contact your immediate supervisor.
Perform any other duties requested by the immediate supervisor.
Network and coordinate with the relevant units in the hospital
Follow and respect the current protocols specially drug administration i.e. for de-worming, malaria, polio and measles, and micronutrient mineral/ Vitamin A supplements targeting children and PLW
Liaison with the Paediatric unit, pharmacy, store, EPI and MNCH as and when required.
Add the activities linked to health and nutrition education in the protocols.
Participate in the follow-up of orders and consumption.
Compile the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and draft a report on activities
Facilitate Ward rounds with the nutritionist and medical officer
Prepare and update the medical and nutritional record for Ward rounds on a regular basis.
Convene the ward rounds and update on patient progress.
Preparation and Administration of Therapeutic feeds/medicines with recording of patient progress.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Ability to work in the intensive care settings and able to respond properly to live saving emergencies and resuscitation.
Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Previous experience working clinical setting is an asset.
Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors of Nursing
2-3 years’ experience in CMAM/SC preferably in the NGO sector
Registered Nurse
Experience working with a humanitarian organization
Fluent in English and Hausa

NUTRITION COORDINATOR

Job ID: 18697
Location: Maiduguri

JOB 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

JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES
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.
Management of the Nutrition Program:

Follow up and 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 managers; elaboration their Job description.
Provision of technical and organizational support and trainings to the nutrition program managers.
Reporting:

Compilation, analysis and feedback on monthly reports from the nutrition program managers.
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, Logistics and Administration).
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.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Excellent inter-personal, communications and representative skills (written, oral, cross-cultural).
Ability to work with multi-cultural teams.
Skills in training and management.
Ability to manage own work.
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure.

QUALIFICATIONS
B Nurse, nutritionist or medical doctor.
Masters in public health or nutrition or related subject is desirable.
Second language skills are desirable.
Minimum 3 years field experience in nutrition program in a relief NGO, ideally in a similar role.
Minimum 1 year in a position of requiring managing a team of expatriates is desirable.
Fluent in English and Hausa

CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST - 3 POSITIONS

Job ID: 18699
Location: Dikwa, Borno

DESCRIPTIONS
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.

JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES
Position is responsible for better nutrition among communities through treatment clinical symptoms of severe acute malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation through provision of therapeutic food, routine drugs, health and nutrition education and capacity building and technical support to the ministry of health in the management of severe acute malnutrition.
Ensure effective management of clinical and other ailments at OTP
Plan and organize OTP at designated distribution sites in liaison with OTP Supervisor and DNPM.
Work closely with FHI 360 staffs to ensure all aspects of the programme are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the OTP and the programme is well integrated into the health systems.
Work closely with the teams to ensure all children are screened correctly
Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP/Stabilization.
Ensure comprehensive health checks and treatment according to the protocols.
Ensure correct clinical diagnosis at the time of assessment so that the patient receives appropriate treatment in the relevant program.
Timely identification of complications, non-responder, and referrals to the SC.
Review the forms completed by staff to ensure completion, accuracy and coherence.
Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistics.
Follow-up and provide feedback to the PHC Doctor/ OTP Supervisor on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner.
Through liaison with the community health workers and mother-to-mother group facilitator, provide effective follow up of all cases: particularly tracing of children who are absent from the programme, sick children, long stay children, children not gaining weight, and children with social problems etc.
Provide key health and education messages to beneficiaries based the protocol and guidelines.
Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the OTP/SFP sites.
Perform any other duties requested by the immediate supervisor
Supervise medicines administration in OTP activities
Follow and respect the current protocols specially drug administration i.e. for de-worming, malaria, polio and measles, and micronutrient mineral/ Vitamin A supplements targeting children and PLW.
Add the activities linked to health and nutrition education in the protocols.
Participate in the follow-up of orders and consumption.
Achieve ideal weight gain for enrolled patients as early as possible.
Analyze the nutritional situation.
Compile the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and draft a report on activities
Network and coordinate with the relevant sectors
Establish good relationship with the Local Government Area authorities and community leaders.
Establish a network with the other actors in the working area (I/NGO)
Establish a good understanding of the program within the community
Establish link and meetings with the community leaders and different group existing in the working area.

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 PHC Doctor/ OTP Supervisor and the Deputy of any professional problems encountered.
Conduct all duties in a professional manner following FHI 360 Nigeria staff regulations and charter.
Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors of Nursing
1-2 years’ experience in CMAM/SC preferably in the NGO sector
Registered Nurse
Experience working with a humanitarian organization
Fluent in English and Hausa.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Ability and willingness to travel to villages and stay at the field if required.
Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Previous experience working clinical setting is an asset.
Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.

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