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FHI 360 Recruitment for Primary Healthcare Coordinator 2021

Filed in Job by on June 21, 2021

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FHI 360 Recruitment for Primary Healthcare Coordinator: FHI 360 is recruiting for Primary Healthcare Coordinator. The ideal candidate must possess Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Nursing, Medicine, Public Health, Human Development or Related Field.

FHI 360 Recruitment for Primary Healthcare Coordinator 2021

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, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.

FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Primary Healthcare Coordinator

Requisition: 2018201203
Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria

Overview

  • The humanitarian situation remains critical in northeast Nigeria, with an estimated seven million people in need of humanitarian assistance, and more than 1.7 million internally displaced persons (IDPs).
  • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and for 18 months, has been implementing an integrated humanitarian response comprising of health, nutrition, protection (GBV) and WASH sectors with a substantial on-the-ground presence in Maiduguri, Dikwa, Ngala and Banki.
  • We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Primary Healthcare (PHC) Coordinator.
  • The PHC Coordinator to lead the health components of an integrated humanitarian health, WASH, nutrition and protection program based in Borno state, Nigeria.
  • The PHC Coordinator is responsible for developing and leading technical programming, and plays a critical role in ensuring that the organization’s emergency programming is responsive to the needs of disaster-affected populations in northeast Nigeria.
  • He/she ensures humanitarian activities are evidence-based and adhere to technical standards for the field, and, as circumstances demand, engages at all stages of an emergency, from the initial acute phase through to transition and recovery, and will support technical programs from assessment and conception through close-out and evaluation.
  • The Health Coordinator is the lead for the largest component of the integrated response, providing leadership to ensure rapid, scale-able and high-quality response across the health sub-sector areas: health systems and clinical support, communicable and NCD, reproductive health and community health and pharmaceuticals.

Accountabilities

  • Lead the health component of the northeast Nigeria response, with the goal of improving access and services to primary health care, reproductive health, and community health outreach services, as well as the nutritional status of the most vulnerable groups, including pregnant and lactating women and children under 59 months, in conflict-affected and displaced communities in northeast Nigeria
  • Conduct sector assessments, provide technical guidance on appropriate emergency activities, and devise sector-specific response strategies for the acute and transitional phases of emergency operations in crisis-affected communities
  • Provide technical guidance and support on emergency nutrition programming, particularly as it intersects with health (stabilization centers)
  • Provides technical guidance and capacity strengthening for field project site PHC officers and health clinic staff.
  • Provides technical guidance in the development and dissemination of tools, protocols and interventions for the project.
  • Assist with resource mobilization by designing, drafting, and reviewing concept notes and technical proposals for humanitarian response and related programming, as required
  • Develop partnerships and ensure effective coordination with local service providers and international organizations operating in the sector and attend relevant cluster meetings
  • Work with operations staff and partners to ensure commodities are procured, handled, and managed properly, in accordance with the organization’s pharmaceutical supply-chain management protocols
  • Determine staffing needs for the health program and conduct recruitment in collaboration with management and home office staff, as necessary
  • Manage field personnel supporting emergency programming
  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Provides leadership and team building.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to problem solve and implement corrective action as needed.

Required Applied Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Nursing, Medicine, Public Health, Human Development or Related Field**
  • 5-8 years of experience implementing and coordinating on-site primary health and clinical activities in humanitarian/crisis response projects with a wide variety of stakeholders required
  • Knowledge of emergency nutrition activities including assessments and activity design is highly desired
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company of progressive program management experience in humanitarian assistance or related industry experience in a relevant technical area.
  • Experience coordinating complex programs with wide variety of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of US Agency for International Development (USAID)/Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) proposal guidelines
  • Knowledge and application of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), Sphere standards, and Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct
  • Skill in developing responsive, evidence-based program designs, including budget development
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Breadth of geographic experience preferred

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Shortlisted Applicant Update

If you’ve been shortlisted, then you’ve got your foot in the door. And it’s time for you to shine at the final stage – the interview.

However, it could be a telephonic, Skype, or face-to-face interview. And this is depending on the employer. When shortlisted:

  1. Endeavor to get information about the company.
  2. Also, ensure you have a clear vision. Try to figure out why you want the specific position. And how you would be a good fit. Also, go through your application.
  3. Additionally, be interactive. It’s an interview, not an interrogation. There is much more to you than your resume.
  4. The practice goes a long way. Thus, take mock interviews with your friends or practice speaking before a mirror.
  5. It’s rare, but sometimes you do get an offer letter directly based on your application. You start planning the celebration, but remember some points before you go into that party mode: Get it in writing.
  6. Also, go over the written offer in detail. And make sure all important details are mentioned and ask questions if you don’t understand anything. Such as work profile, start date, duration, and stipend, etc.
  7. Send a thank-you letter to the employer, once you accept the offer.
  8. Also, follow up with an e-mail confirming your start date and expressing your enthusiasm for your new role.

From the above, it is important you note that we are not partnering with these companies. We are only making this information available so as help you get that your dream job. As such, as you apply, ensure to do more research about the company. GOOD LUCK.

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