Program Coordinator Job at FHI 360-, Manila , Philippines

negotiable / YEAR Expires in 7 days


About FHI 360
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, technology, communication, and social marketing- 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.

EpiC is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, treatment programming and viral load (VL) suppression among key populations (KPs) and priority populations (PPs). In the Philippines, EpiC will work in the Greater Metro Manila Area (Metro Manila, CALABARZON, Central Luzon) to address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the HIV response by expanding HIV case finding in the community, upscaling of PrEP implementation, and strengthening treatment initiation, adherence, and retention support for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Further, EpiC Philippines aims to build the capacity of local, community-based KP organizations and work closely with the government of

the Philippines to deliver HIV services tailored to the needs of KPs.

Job Description / Scope of Work for Short-Term

  • Assist the Senior Program Officer in monitoring the agreed deliverables and completion of indicators of the sub grantees and other partners. S/he will ensure that the activities conducted harmonize and complement with the regional and local operations of GF PROTECTS
  • Assist the EpiC sites in establishing and strengthening linkages with their respective DOH Regional Offices/ CHD, and partner local government units to complement their HIV/ AIDS-related initiatives with EpiC’s activities.
  • Provide technical assistance on the participation of the EpiC sites in the Local AIDS Council to lobby for the budget allocation of HIV projects/ activities in the local budget plans including the integration into the Service Delivery Network.
  • Assist in the technical assistance provision of EpiC project in the form of meetings, trainings, orientations, and workshops to the sites.
  • Work closely with the Strategic Information team for follow up HIV/AIDS reports from sites and partners for proper entry into the national reporting system; review the submitted reports from sites before submission to the M&E and Program Officers; and coordinate development schedules for site monitoring visits and data encoding assignments.
  • Participate in quality improvement plans which focus on site-level program improvement.
  • Provide other related support (programmatic, technical, and/ or logistics) to the Senior Program Officer and Project Manager as needed


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or related field required.
  • 2-4 years’ relevant experience in non-governmental accounts, program/grant management, and US Government rules and regulations
  • Prior work experience on USAID funded programs with USAID PEPFAR funded programs preferred; HIV/KP-focused programs a plus


Required Skills

  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in the Philippines.
  • Ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization and limited resources.
  • Experience working with civil society organizations on financial reporting and compliance for HIV and/or health-related activities.
  • Experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project staff, FHI 360 HQ, and USAID as needed.
  • Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different organizations and cultures.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality.
  • Ability to travel within the Philippines, as needed

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.

This job posting 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.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity 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, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

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Manila, Philippines