Primary Healthcare Coordinator
fhi 360
4d ago
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    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 70 countries and all


    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.


    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 NigeriaConduct 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 communitiesProvide 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 requiredDevelop partnerships and ensure effective coordination with local service providers and international organizations operating in the sector and attend relevant cluster meetingsWork with operations staff and partners to ensure commodities are procured, handled, and managed properly, in accordance with the organization’s pharmaceutical supply-

    chain management protocolsDetermine staffing needs for the health program and conduct recruitment in collaboration with management and home office staff, as necessaryManage field personnel supporting emergency programmingConducts 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.

    OrAn equivalent combination of relevant education and / or experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.

    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 requiredKnowledge of emergency nutrition activities including assessments and activity design is highly desiredPrior 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 stakeholdersKnowledge of US Agency for International Development (USAID) / Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) proposal guidelinesKnowledge and application of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), Sphere standards, and Red Cross / NGO Code of ConductSkill in developing responsive, evidence-

    based program designs, including budget developmentHas sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areasMust be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.

    Breadth of geographic experience preferred


    The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees :

    Core benefits :

    Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)Dental insuranceVision coverageGroup life and AD&D insuranceHealth savings accountLong-

    term disabilityMedical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)Dependent life insuranceBusiness travel insuranceSupplemental personal accident insuranceSupplemental disabilityLife insurancePaid vacation, sick and parental leave403(b) retirement planPension plan

    Other benefits (will vary depending on work location) :

    Public transportation programOn-site fitness centerLocal credit union membershipHealth and wellness programEmployee assistance programQualified tuition programs (529 plans)Bicycle subsidyLegal assistance planPet insurance

    Method of Application

    The above job description 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.

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