FHI 360

Field Implementation Officer (TB Innovations and Health Systems Strengthening Project)

FHI 360

Job Description

  In Year 3, the Project’s directions were modified and attuned its implementation to the needs of the Components and Partners at the regional level. Many of the activities of the Components will be implemented in the regions and require series of undertakings of Coordination, collaboration and monitoring at the ground level. There will be an increase in the demand for regional field teams to work/assist with the Components and coordinate/collaborate with various Partners in the regions where initiatives or models will be carried out. Hence, the roles and responsibilities of the Project’s regional field staff will be expanded to include Level 3 hospitals, polyclinics, health facilities or laboratories, workplaces, and Local Government units.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide technical direction and supervision of operations of all activities in assigned facilities in coordination with the Local Government Units (LGUs) of the province or city they are located, including the Center for Health Development (CHD) at the regional level through the RIM; following prescribed and relevant procedures and protocols • Assist in the planning, organizing, implementing, and coordinating Component activities in assigned areas • Assist in developing, coordinating, and monitoring the implementation of models/initiatives from various • Facilitate coordinating and implementing Technical Assistance and Capacity Building plans, orientations, and others in coordination with hospital management, affiliated physicians, and other collaborating partners, implementing partners, stakeholders and local government TB teams.

• Assist in coordinating, organizing or facilitating meetings and events related to Component initiatives • Document and prepare minutes of the meetings • Identify technical assistance needs and plans from stakeholders in areas where initiatives are implemented and consult Component counterparts for assistance • Serve as primary point of contact in covered areas and facilitate appropriate communication with the various stakeholders at local levels by coordinating timely communications to ensure that partners and other stakeholders are updated on activities.

• Enable early identification of problems or concerns relevant to Component implementation and support effective discussion/action to resolve issues raised.

• Prepare expenditure reports within approved budget for planned activities and recommend modification to budget as appropriate • Consult, inform and discuss with the RIM to ensure that activities are implemented in compliance of FHI 360 and donor’s rules and regulations.

• Submit timely progress reports on the implementation of Component activities in the assigned areas • Travel when needed to coordinate, monitor and/or participate in project activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• Experience in engaging hospitals, in coordination with the regional and local TB teams, community and organizational leaders, donors, government officials, and representatives from other organizations.

• Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with stakeholders and colleagues.

• Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite.

• Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors, and prepare reports.

• Ability to problem solve and implement corrective action as needed.

• Ability to work both independently and in collegial fashion with wide range of stakeholders.

• Prior experience in a NGO preferred.

• Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team unit.

• Good oral and written communication skills in English; knowledge of local language will be an advantage.

• Knowledge of TB/DR-TB situation in the Philippines.

• Experience in TB/DR-TB programming is strongly desired.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

• Usual office working conditions.

• Ability to travel domestically at least 75%.

• Full-time 6 months grant funded position, with the possibility of transitioning to a longer term.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• At least a bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent or higher in Public Health, Program Management, or a related area.

• At least 3 years working in health development sector assisting non-government organization (NGO) or public-sector programs.

• Experience in working with key stakeholders in Philippines strongly desired.

• Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations is an advantage.

Send letter of intent and updated CV/resume directly to FHI360 Career Site and/or hr.philippines@fhi360.org in single pdf file on or before March 15, 2021 following the heading format in the subject title/line: FHI360-TBIHSS-Position Applied For -Last Name of Applicant (example: FHI360TBIHSS-** Field Implementation Officer-Cruz). Shortlisted candidates will be notified for the next screening process.

FHI360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable Law.

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