Program Officer Job FHI 360

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The Program Officer will provide programmatic operational support for the implementation of Meeting Targets and Achieving Epidemic Control (EpiC) GF TA (C19RM) program activities.  

  • S/He forms part of the team that coordinates overall implementation of the C19RM TA support across the 3 focus areas. 
  • S/he will also be specifically responsible for components of the Operation, Management Support & Capacity Building component to the TA support to the grant team at NACA. 
  • S/he will liaise with the Program Officer and other assigned teams in NACA for program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the TA implemented by EpiC in the different assigned entities. 

Duties and responsibilities:

Provide programmatic and administrative support to the teams in the implementation of TA support to NACA C19RM grant

Support the team in planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities focused on achievement of the goals of the project

Ensure adequate and timely activity implementation through periodic work plan review, monitoring of expenditure and initiating corrective actions to mitigate financial risk to the organization and adherence to donor and organizational policies and guidelines

Maintain program monitoring checklists and budget tracking tools to effectively supervise deliverables and burn rate of project activities based on approved workplan

Support advocacy and engagement with stakeholders and gatekeepers including C19RM sub-recipients on critical issues to get buy-in for smooth operationalization

Review, collate and submit routine (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly) progress reports from sub teams

Facilitate filing of accurate documentation and maintain a database of all progress reports, internal and external meetings etc.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

Extensive knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country

Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for-profit organizations

Knowledge of COVID -19, health systems, and related issues

Proven ability to coordinate a multi-sectoral development project

Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision

Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results 

Excellent stakeholder engagement, community mobilization and advocacy skills

Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work as a team member

High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication

Well-developed computer skills

Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Ph.D in Public Health, Business Administration, Medical Sciences, Behavioral or Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 1-3 years relevant experience with international development programs including COVID-19 program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Masters in Public Health, Business Administration, Medical Sciences, Behavioral or Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years relevant experience with international development programs including COVID-19 program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • BSc/BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Medical Sciences, Behavioral or Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs including COVID-19 program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.


This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

 

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