Programs Officer Job at FHI 360

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 Position: Programs Officer

Requisition: 2020200881
Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: Senior Programs Officer

Basic Functions  

  • As a member of a program team, provide programmatic support and specific expertise for the Addressing Education in Northeast Nigeria Project and program implementation in select geographic regions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the implementation of projects and/or country programs, and ensure on-going program management, monitoring, and reporting on the country and regional programs.  
  • Respond to a variety of programmatic, financial, administrative and logistics needs, and requirements generated from senior management and donors for select countries in the assigned geographic region and acts as the primary point of contact for select countries.
  • Coordinate the provision of technical and management support to projects and/or established country programs.
  • Participate in resource development efforts to identify Resource Development opportunities contribute to the proposal development process. Process sub-agreements and task orders; monitoring program progress as well as financial expenditures and subproject deliverables.
  • Provide input into the development and maintenance of the Department’s program management systems and tools.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reports and other relevant documents for field programs, e.g., quarterly implementing agency and country office program implementation and financial reports.
  • Contribute to the Division’s annual work planning and budgeting processes, including identification of potential projects for bilateral or third-party funding.
  • Assist in determining the feasibility of developing new projects based on current initiatives and capabilities.
  • Ensure application of FHI policies and procedures to programs. Provide leadership and team building at the task level Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements

  • BS/ BA in Public Health or related field, and 5 - 7 years relevant experience with international development programs and field experience.  
  • Overseas field experience required. or MS/MA in public health or related field, and 3 - 5 years relevant experience with international development programs and field experience. 
  • Overseas field experience required

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Process sub-agreements and task orders; monitoring program progress as well as financial expenditures and subproject deliverables.
  • Provide input into the development and maintenance of the Department’s program management systems and tools.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reports and other relevant documents for field programs, e.g., quarterly implementing agency and country office program implementation and financial reports.
  • Contribute to the Division’s annual work planning and budgeting processes, including identification of potential projects for bilateral or third-party funding.
  • Assist in determining the feasibility of developing new projects based on current initiatives and capabilities.
  • Ensure application of FHI policies and procedures to programs.
  • Provide leadership and team building at the task level Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally at least 25%.
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