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Primary Health Care Doctor, Security Coordinator at FHI360

Vacancies: Primary Health Care Doctor, Security Coordinator

FHI360 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 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity, FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno State to respond to the IDP crisis.

FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions of:

Position Title: Primary Health Care Doctor

Contract Type:    1 Year Fixed Term

No. Reqd.:           1

Location(s):         Dikwa and Ngala LGAs

The Primary Health Care Doctor, will triage, examine, diagnose and treat patients in need of primary health care at the FHI 360-funded medical clinic. Based on the diagnosis, the doctor will prescribe appropriate treatment to patients and suggest follow up as required.

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • 1 to 3 years work experience as a medical officer
  • Must be fluent in English and Hausa
  • Must be a licensed Medical Doctor
  • Previous experience working with a humanitarian organization is desirable.
  • Fluent in English and Hausa

Position Title: Security Coordinator

Contract Type:    1 Year Fixed Term

No. Reqd.:           1

Location(s):         Maiduguri

The Security Coordinator, will provide support in development and management of primarily Borno States’ safety & security strategy and provide support to the Security Manager on management of staff safety and security issues which will strive to support FHI 360 program Implementation. He/she will work across existing and new programs in North East and may be called to other regions as may be necessary.

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • Degree level or relevant certification
  • A formal security qualification or security management training work experience in complex environments (minimal 5 years) Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi ethnic team experience and knowledge of personnel and organizational security Issues, threat/ risk assessment, security management and security awareness in complex context.
  • An ex-service man either from the Nigeria military or Police context or related field work in the North East. Prior experience with the UN system or international NGO is desirable.
  • Experience in incident reporting, incident mapping, compilation of security reports and assessments
  • Experience in training and coaching national and international staff in safety and security.
  • Technical competency and training experience in field based communication systems, Thuraya and internet systems.
  • Sound knowledge of humanitarian principals of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence
  • Strong report writing, analytical and Interpersonal skills, competency in internet and Microsoft office systems including word, excel, power point, access and other database mapping systems

How to Apply:

Vacancy closes on 20th May, 2017. For detailed information, please visit our international employment webpage at www.fhi360.org . FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package, interested candidates may go to FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careers to register online, and to submit CV/resume. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


FHI 360 does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

FHI 360 will not provide support for relocation and travel stipends for candidates traveling from ether locations.


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