Program Officer, Program Management - #38785

FHI 360

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Abuja, FCT
Contract type: Full time
FHI/NIGERIA POSITION DESCRIPTION Title: Program Officer, Program Management Location: Country Office Supervisor: Director of Program Management Basic Functions: Under the supervision of the Director of Program Management the Program Officer will provide program management support and coordination in planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of assigned project activities Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Director of Program Management to provide support to and coordinate assigned FHI 360 Nigeria activities in accordance with the respective donor guidelines and regulations.
  • Assist in strengthening systems of coordination across the projects and assist unit in backstopping/support role as required from time to time.
  • Work with the DPM to coordinate the periodic pipeline review meetings and other project related meetings and ensure that minutes from meetings are regularly updated for use by the program.
  • Support the DPM in the review of combined monthly expenditure reports/Monthly Financial reports as assigned.
  • Support the DPM in tracking and following up on work plans, budgets and deliverables for each assigned project.
  • Assist the Director of Program Management in the development of program strategies, work plans and budgets as needed.
  • Support the Director of Program Management or his/her delegate on all special duties as maybe required by FHI 360 headquarters and Nigeria Country Representative.
  • Remain informed on current HIV/AIDS and research activities across the broad spectrum of FHI 360 work in Nigeria.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Broad based knowledge of FHI 360 Policies
  • Excellent analytical, critical enquiry, report writing as well as basic program management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, CDC) as well as other Private for-profit organizations currently funding or likely to fund development work in Nigeria.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues on a broad array of program subjects.
  • Proven ability to coordinate an integrated/multisectoral development or humanitarian project.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to represent FHI 360 in external events as maybe assigned.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Excellent ability to work within and across teams and ensure cohesion in a multi-dimensional program portfolio.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
Qualifications and requirements:
  • BS/BA in public health, Sciences, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience with international development or humanitarian program.
  • Or MS/MA degree in public health, international cooperation and humanitarian aid, business administration, health sciences, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 5 years relevant experience with international development or humanitarian program.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
Safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to provide a safe environment for all employees, beneficiaries and anyone contracted by FHI 360. This Includes taking measures to protecting vulnerable people from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by either FHI 360 employees or associated personnel. FHI 360 abides by child safeguarding principles. FHI 360’s Safeguarding Policies apply and flow out to all FHI 360 staff, board members, volunteers, and partner staff (subcontractors, consultants, vendors, and sub-recipients), regardless of the funding mechanism or amount of contract, agreement, or purchase order 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 FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment process. If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email [email protected]

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