Programs officer

Job Summary

As 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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the implementation of projects and/or country programs, and ensure on-going program management, monitoring, and reporting on 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 assigned geographic region and acts as 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 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%.

Remuneration

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

Core Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Group life and AD&D insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Business travel insurance
  • Supplemental personal accident insurance
  • Supplemental disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Pension plan

Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):

  • Public transportation program
  • On-site fitness center
  • Local credit union membership
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
  • Bicycle subsidy
  • Legal assistance plan
  • Pet insurance

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