FHI360 Recruiting 6 Positions in Nigeria - Jobs in Nigeria

FHI360 Recruiting 6 Positions in Nigeria

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29 Oct, 2013

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Vacancies in Nigeria

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 equality, youth,research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

TECHNICAL OFFICER, MONITORING & EVALUATION (PRIVATE SECTOR)

BASIC FUNCTION:
The Technical Officer (M&E) for Private sector, under the supervision of the Senior Technical Officer (M&E), is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the state offices, and most especially the Private Sector facilities and Private Sector contractors. The Technical Officer (M&E) will work with others in the country office and field offices to ensure that field monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate, of high quality, and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with the country office, State-level M&E staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
Provide support to the private sector sites and contractors in the state offices, including interacting with site and Disease Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP, NMCP/SMCP and other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.
Work with state offices and local partners (private sector facilities and contractors) to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
Contribute to the design and technical development of monitoring and evaluation initiatives primarily for the Private sector at national and state level. Provide related capacity building support at state level.
Conduct routine monitoring visits to state offices and project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools; assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
Help ensure that the private sector’s quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all program interventions.
Assist in the development and maintenance of the computerized data capture of program activities and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the state offices responsible for data entry and management. Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP and NMCP/SMCP in integrating FHI360 data into the national HMIS.
Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Knowledge of health, reproductive health or HIV/AIDS/STI/TB and Malaria programming in developing countries.
Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government, non-government and private sector settings.
Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection
Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
Well-developed computer skills.
Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
MBBS with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Or MPH or MSc in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Or BSc in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or  in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

ACCOUNTANT

BASIC FUNCTIONS:
Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the Country Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Finance Manager to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
Work with the Finance Manager to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
Assist the Finance Manager and the Senior Finance & Admin Officers in monitoring subproject budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
Work with the Finance Manager to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of Country Office and subrecepient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of FHI.
Prepare fiscal year budgets and enter them into FHI’s accounting software program.
Support the Finance Manager in preparing reports for submission to donors.
Review work of zonal finance staff for accuracy and proper report content.
Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.
Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
Well-developed computer skills.
Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices
Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures or the ability to comprehend them.
Budget monitoring and general ledger skills.
Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
Follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.
Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
Ability to travel in Nigeria for minimum of 25%

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related to international development programs.
Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.
CPA, ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is an advantage.
Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

TO APPLY
Click link below each job title to apply for them:

For Associate Director, Monitoring & Evaluation (State Support)
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=4203

For Accountant
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=4213

For Assistant State Technical Officer (Laboratory Services)
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=4207

For State Technical Officer (Clinical Services)
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=4208

For Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (Private Sector) Click here to apply online
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=4208

For Senior Technical Officer (Private Sector)
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=4210

DUE DATE: 4 November, 2013

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