State Program Manager,Lagos,FHI 360 Nigeria
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 equality, youth, research and technology — 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.
The State Program Manager will discharge his/her assignment under the guidance of the Director of Program. H/She is responsible for program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the interventions implemented by FHI360 and its partners in the assigned state. H/She is accountable for judicious use of all resources entrusted with FHI and its partners in the assigned state.
MBBS with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with HIV/AIDS program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors.
Or MSc in Social Science, Public Health or related field, with 7-9 years relevant experience as above
Or BSc in Social Science, Public Health or related field, with 9-11 years relevant experience as above
Experience in designing and implementing of public health/international development programs funded by US government or other international donors.
Working knowledge of major donor policies (USAID, Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
Demonstrated management, supervision, networking and leadership skills working with large, complex programs.
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, health systems, decentralization of services and related issues.
Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
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