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FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Manager, Private Sector & Program Support Initiatives


As a member of the Program Management Team and with guidance from the Director of Programs, the Manager, Private Sector & Program Support Initiatives, will provide management coordination and technical support for the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the assigned FHI 360 Nigeria states and program initiatives.  S/he will provide management support to FHI 360 Nigeria Rivers State office, manage private sector subcontractors as well as focus on developing and streamlining SIDHAS related communications for stakeholders and donors.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide management support to State Offices focusing on work plans, sub agreement amendments, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs and reporting
  • Manage the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sub recipients’ program activities including work plans, implementation schedules, sub agreements and close out
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring of sub recipients to achieve financial, contractual and programmatic goals
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to donor requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
  • Assist the Director of Programs as required to perform duties related to the management of human resources including analysis of staffing needs and resources
  • Coordinate capacity development effort in support of country and state offices and implementing agency staff, and other partners
  • Participate in meetings/events organized by FHI Nigeria’s donors, stakeholders and partners and develop responses to all requests from them
  • Manage the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of private sector sub sub recipients’ program activities including work plans, implementation schedules, sub agreements and close out
  • Provide strategic management oversight of SIDHAS private sector engagement and increase awareness of internal and external stakeholders regarding the engagement
  • Contribute to the development, management and implementation the global communications strategy to raise the profile and visibility of SIDHAS/FHI 360 Nigeria
  • Support the development of clear systems, processes, and quality control for communications related publications
  • Contribute to dissemination of SIDHAS related information through a variety of approaches, including publications, workshops, conferences, distance learning, and social media, as well as seek new innovative approaches to dissemination.
  • Participate in meetings/events organized by FHI Nigeria’s donors, stakeholders and partners and  develop responses to all requests from them
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to share information, coordinate activities and avoid duplication in the implementation of the program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes: 

  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing of public health/international development programs funded by US government or other international donors.
  • Demonstrated management, supervision, networking and leadership skills working with large, complex programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, administrative, and financial management systems.
  • Diplomatic; demonstrated experience in undertaking high-level policy dialogue with different stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, health systems, decentralization of services and related issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.
  • BS/BA in social science, public health or related field, with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience with international development programs which including 3 years of relevant supervisory experience.
  • BS/MD/PHD or similar degree highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.


This 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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