State Program Manager
FHI 360 - Lagos, GU

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Basic Function :

The State Program Manager is part of the senior management team for FHI Nigeria, in a decentralized country management structure and forms part of the strategic team that directs the operations of FHI Nigeria overall . H/She is responsible for program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the interventions implemented by FHI and its partners in the assigned zone. H/She is accountable for judicious use of all resources entrusted with FHI and its partners in the assigned state.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; ensures appropriate program monitoring and accurate financial and programmatic reporting to the Country Office.


  • Work with the relevant departments to establish and execute a capacity development plan to provide assistance to the state office for effective program planning, implementation and monitoring.


  • Provide overall supervision for FHI/Nigeria state office staff and ensure compliance with technical, programmatic, contractual and financial requirements set by FHI and its donors.


  • Responsible for the overall management and coordination of FHI activities at the state office.


  • Serve as the point of contact of FHI with government officials and coordinate and collaborate with all public sector and NGO partners at the state.
  • Qualifications and Requirements:

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree 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 MS/MA in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 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 BS/BA in social science, public health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 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.


  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

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