Job Recruitment at Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Finance Officer

Location:  Abuja

Overview

  • The Finance Officer is responsible for providing financial support to Jhpiego Nigeria Office and STAR project to ensure the smooth running of the office in Nigeria.
  • This includes handling day to day financial operations of the Nigeria office, with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies. Implements and maintains an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Jhpiego’s financial operations.

Responsibilities

  • Post financial transactions into the accounting system on a daily basis.
  • Examines financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, expense reports and other documents such as purchase orders to ensure the completeness, accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data.
  • Maintains, monitors, and disburses funds from the project bank account(s) accordance with Jhpiego’s financial policies and procedures as outlined in the Jhpiego Finance and Accounting policies manual for country offices, QuickBooks Manual, Banking Policy, Procurement Policy, and any other policies.
  • Ensures that accounting documents are filed on a timely basis, proper accounting records are maintained, and compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego, and donor guidelines.
  • Monitors and reconciles supplier statements on a regular basis and ensures the timely settlement of bills.
  • Ensure that all taxes are deducted and remitted to appropriate authorities within the specified period
  • Monitors and reconciles travel expenses and project expenses to individual advances on a regular basis.
  • Codes, tracks, and processes vendor invoices, consultant invoices, and travel advances for payments on a timely basis.
  • Participate in the preparation of the monthly financial reports, accruals and projections, and any other financial reports.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting is required
  • MBA or professional qualification in accounting is added advantage
  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in finance or accounting.
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations would be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience with a nonprofit organization will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computers skills including use of accounting packages
  • Working knowledge of database applications, MS Word and Excel,
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and a high degree of accuracy;
  • Strong analytical skills and sound judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and partners.
  • Good oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses
  • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable.
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
  • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
  • Capability to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics for accomplishing assigned duties
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Be self-motivated, proactive, and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

 

Job Title:  Strategic Information Advisor

Location:  Abuja
Career Category: Monitoring and Evaluation
Theme: HIV/Aids

Overview

  • The STAR program is a newly-awarded 18-month, UNITAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to distribute HIV self-tests effectively, ethically and efficiently through provision of strategic technical assistance.
  • In Nigeria, STAR will support the Government of Nigeria to develop and adapt policy guidelines for the adoption of HIV self-testing and support for the integration of HIV self-testing within the existing health care systems.
  • The Strategic Information (SI) Advisor for STAR will provide technical leadership and guidance in planning and implementing appropriate SI/M&E systems, activities and technical assistance for STAR/Nigeria.

Responsibilities
Leadership:

  • Provide leadership and direction on SI/M&E activities to ensure technical and financial integrity to achieve STAR goals, objectives and targets
  • Lead development of project monitoring framework, indicators and tools related to data management, collection, aggregation and data quality assessment and QA/QI to guide state level activities
  • Lead the process of establishing an instance of DHIS2 that will warehouse STAR community and facility-level data
  • Oversee real-time data use including monthly and quarterly data review meetings; implement remediation efforts that address identified gaps and challenges for project overall and at state level
  • Oversee the development of data analytics to monitor cascades of care, programmatic pivoting, and key and priority populations. Analyze progress to target continuously to ensure activities are on track
  • Support in the development of SI/M&E frameworks for different distribution models based on tools developed under STAR
  • Strengthen the use of data at state, facility, and community level for program monitoring and improvement
  • Support the provision of training, supervision and mentorship to strengthen for M&E/SI and data quality improvement
  • Support the process of validation and triangulation of data between multiple data sources

Management:

  • Oversee timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to UNITAID, including narrative progress reports and monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual quantitative results.
  • Support and guide capacity building through trainings, mentorship and supervision on M&E/SI activities
  • Promote and support knowledge management and sharing efforts
  • Trouble shoot issues that arise and provide immediate solutions

Qualifications
Education:

  • Master’s degree in epidemiology, demography, public health, or related health, medical, or social science discipline; doctoral-level degree preferred.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of large-scale international HIV projects with proven capacity in working with a diverse team of technical and support staff
  • Demonstrated experience working with UNITAID programs and strong familiarity with UNITAID reporting requirements preferred.
  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health management information system and other national M&E systems
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated experience in data quality assurance and implementation plans to improve data quality
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Strong data management and analysis skills and advanced knowledge of PowerBI, DHIS2, and electronic medical records
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least two of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to travel frequently to project implementation states

 

 

Job Title: Accounting Officer

Location:  Lagos

Job Brief

  • We are currently looking for an accounting officer to manage the financial bookkeeping of clients business.
  • The accounting officer will be responsible for analyzing all financial activities, ensuring compliance with accounting and legal requirements, preparing and managing budgets.

Job Descriptions
The accounting officer will perform the following:

  • Act as accounting/admin officer on secondment to a client which operate in manufacturing industry.
  • Carry out financial transactions data entry using sageone accounting solution.
  • Ensure adequate documentation of financial and transactions documents.
  • Ensure carry out monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Prepare monthly account payable statement and reconciliation.
  • Prepare monthly account receivable statement and reconciliation.
  • Carry monthly inventory counts and reconciliation.
  • Carry out any other assignments as may be required by the firm.

Qualifications

  • Members of the Association of Accounting Technicians AAT
  • 1 year experience in an accounting field
  • HND in Accounting + NYSC discharge certificate or Bsc in Accounting + NYSC discharge certificate
  • Knowledge of various accounting software such as sageone
  • Knowledge on Microsoft Office such as Microsoft Excel

 

Job Title: Program Officer

Location:  Abuja
Career Category: Program/Project Management
Theme: HIV/Aids

Overview

  • Jhpiego is seeking a Program Officer to provide high quality administration and management for the newly awarded STAR program in Nigeria.
  • The STAR program is an 18-month, UNITAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to distribute HIV self-tests effectively, ethically and efficiently through provision of strategic technical assistance.
  • In Nigeria, STAR will support the Government of Nigeria to develop and adapt policy guidelines for the adoption of HIV self-testing and support for the integration of HIV self-testing within the existing health care systems.
  • The Program Officer will assist in the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the STAR project being implemented at the national level. This includes assisting with development of work plans, liaising with Ministry staff, other partners and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.

Responsibilities

  • Lead program coordination and monitor implementation at the national level
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of work plan and budgets
  • Coordinate technical assistance for program implementation
  • Assist the technical staff in the design implementation, monitoring and assessment of activities.
  • Write reports, annual work plans, project monitoring tracking matrices, target implementation plan and relevant reports as required.
  • Work closely with technical and program staff to ensure quality implementation of programs and monitor state level spending
  • Assist in the development of new program approaches that are linked to related services
  • Work with STAR consultants to implement trainings, services and programs
  • Maintain partnerships on behalf of STAR with FMOH, NACA, NASCP, donors, and other partners.
  • Other duties as necessary or as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in public health, sociology, or related health, medical, or social science discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience working with UNITAID programs and strong familiarity with UNITAID reporting requirements.
  • 5+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation.

Required Abilities / Skills:

  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs**
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
  • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining donor relations
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to travel frequently to implementation states
  • References will be required.

 

 

Deadline: Thursday, 4th June, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV as One Single Word document to:  [email protected]  using the “Position” as the subject of the email and application.

Note

  • Applications should be sent not later than the above closing date. Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.
  • Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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