Senior Technical Officer, EpiC-COVID-19 Vacancy at FHI 360

Posted on: Fri 22-10-2021

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 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer, EpiC-COVID-19

Requisition ID: 2021202098

Location: Abuja

Job Type: Full time

Supervisor: Associate Director, Special Projects

Job Summary

Provide technical leadership and coordination for the Oxygen Technical Assistance Project in the Country Office with extensive role in program evaluation, program design, program implementation, stakeholder engagement, resource mapping and strategic & operational planning, including direct support to the Associate Director, Special Projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead technical and program staff with responding to technical, administrative and programmatic requests from HQ, donors, implementing partners, country/zonal offices and other FHI team members;
  • Lead the development of protocols, templates, tools and SOPs for facility level assessments, stakeholder engagement, resource mapping and facility level operational plans for strengthening medical oxygen use for COVID-19 response.
  • Lead the design and execution of technical assistance visits, workshops, and meetings. Coordinate on arrangements for travel undertaken by team members, consultants, or colleagues from FHI HQ.
  • Lead the design, execution, coordination and transition of community of practices (CoPs) for COVID-19 medical oxygen technical assistance alongside the Government of Nigeria stakeholders and the private sector Lead stakeholder engagement and resource mobilization for COVID-19 medical oxygen use working alongside Department of Hospital Services-FMoH, NACA, NPHCDA and other implementing partners like WHO, CHAI, etc Lead a rapid digital transformations and automations for coordinating technical working groups, tracking and managing equipment and commodities for medical oxygen use and facilitating linkages to care to improve uptake of medical oxygen. Lead knowledge translation and management to guide evidence informed decisions for strengthening medical oxygen availability, access, coverage and uptake for COVID-19 response in Nigeria Perform other related duties for program management as may be assigned by the Director or Associate Directors.


Scoping review of existing literature on medical care/oxygen use Stakeholder engagement and resource mapping for medical oxygen Oxygen use tracking system and hospital equipment management system Report on coordination of medical oxygen use technical working group and communities of practice Facility level oxygen system plans Report on training of health care workers Monthly reporting based on ARPA guidance A final project report summarizing results

Expertise and Complexity:

  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis. Use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Be accurate, complete and meticulous in record keeping and documentation
  • English written and verbal communication skills, and organizational skills. Relevant computer software skills including Microsoft office products. Familiarity with.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a Master's in Public Health with up to 5 years’ experience in public health programming
  • Prior experience in leading the coordination of COVID-19 response project activities with the Department of  Hospital Services across the 88 isolation and treatment centers is desired  
  • strong inter-personal, problem-solving and analytical skills with demonstrable good standing with Department of Hospital Services at the Federal Ministry of Health.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Usual office working conditions.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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