John Snow Incorporated (JSI), is a public health research and technical assistant firm dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. It manages the USAID/DELIVER PROJECT and the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project in the Nigeria office.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

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Job Title: Finance & Operations Manager
Location:
Abuja
Starting Date: 06/01/2017
Job Description

  • The Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under Cooperative Agreement AID-OAA-A-14-00046. AIDSFree is implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. with partners Abt Associates, Inc., Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, EnCompass LLC, IMA World Health, The International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Jhpiego Corporation, and PATH.
  • AIDSFree supports and advances implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief by providing capacity development and technical support to USAID missions, host-country governments, and HIV implementers at the local, regional, and national level.
  • AIDSFree is currently seeking candidates for a Nigeria-based Finance and Operations Manager. The position is full-time and will be based at the project office in Abuja, Nigeria and will report to the Director of Finance and Administration, also based in the Abuja Office.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all financial transactions of the field office comply and are consistent with USAID and JSI financial policies and procedures.
  • Participates and supports the DFA in the development and revision of finance, operations and HR country specific project manuals.
  • Follows proper internal control systems for effective utilization of resources so that accountability is maintained.
  • Implements, consolidates and monitors cost effective and efficient accounting systems and procedures.
  • Assists the F&A Director with development of annual budgets, budget tracking, and USAID financial reporting.
  • Coordinates and maintains a monthly cash flow projection system to ensure that adequate funds are available to meet financing requirement of the program activities.
  • Manages the procurement procedures and processes and ensures adherence to procurement limits and proper documentation of Purchase Orders, and Vendor Selection Justifications.
  • Reviews field vouchers of all checks and wires transfer payments of staff advances, expense reports, and vendor payments.
  • Ensures all vouchers comply with USAID rules and regulations and are supported by original documentation, approvals in accordance with USAID and JSI policies and procedures.
  • Ensures responses to the monthly field account feedback are provided to the Home Office team in a timely manner.
  • Manages the insurance benefits for staff (health, life and accident), and ensures that insurance coverage for project vehicles and equipment is maintained through the year.
  • In consultation with senior management and other supervisory personnel, ensure timely completion and documentation of all staff performance reviews.
  • Oversees the monthly settlement of income tax payments to the concerned tax authority as well as payment of other staff benefits.
  • Manages lease agreements, consultant agreements and contracts and ensures consistent application and revision.
  • Prepares monthly payroll and maintains salary increments and benefits following staff’s respective Annual Performance Review.
  • Maintains up-to-date, properly documented personnel information on all employees; and ensures the security of all confidential information.
  • In consultation, with staff supervisors, maintain an up-to-date account of accrued staff leave (maternity, annual, compassionate, sick, etc.) and make available to supervisors as appropriate; notify staff and supervisors when individual leave balances risk exceeding carryover ceilings.
  • Works effectively to provide F&A support to partners and other JSI projects during new in-country project initiation.
  • Ensures at all times a good working relationship with vendors and key stakeholders are maintained.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications
Education:

  • University degree in Accounting/Finance, or Management or Finance related discipline, such as ACCA or CPA required.
  • Master degree in Accounting/Finance is desirable.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 7 years of related work experience of which 3 years at managerial level within an organization with an international scope.
  • Experience in USAID-funded projects is required.
  • Consistent ability to meet multiple deadlines and remain focused.
  • Able to work under-pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and team player who works well in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language.
  • Knowledge of accounting software (QuickBooks is required).
  • Excellent knowledge & skill in MS Office, such as Windows, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook.
  • High degree of self-motivation, resourcefulness, reliability and honesty.
  • Accuracy, numerical and analytical skills.
  • Dynamic, flexible, and have sense of confidentiality, team spirit and is proactive.
  • Ability to learn quickly and shares learning with colleagues and partners.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience and knowledge of Nigeria tax law is a plus.
  • Experience and knowledge of Nigeria labor law is a plus.

Remuneration
Salary commensurate with experience

Job Title: Project Accountant
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Starting Date:
06/01/2017
Project Summary / Job Description

  • The Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under Cooperative Agreement AID-OAA-A-14-00046.
  • AIDSFree is implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. with partners Abt Associates, Inc., Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, EnCompass LLC, IMA World Health, The International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Jhpiego Corporation, and PATH.
  • AIDSFree supports and advances implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief by providing capacity development and technical support to USAID missions, host-country governments, and HIV implementers at the local, regional, and national level.
  • AIDSFree is currently seeking candidates for a Nigeria-based Project Accountant. The position is full-time and will be based at the project office in Abuja, Nigeria and will report to the Director of Finance and Administration, also based in the Abuja Office.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the JSI field accounting system in Quickbooks, including preparing vouchers/POs, preparing reconciliations, and generating reports as needed for monthly and ad hoc Project reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Responsible for regular updates to QuickBooks, preparing bank account reconciliation and resolving account variances in compliance with all US Government (USG) and JSI financial Management and accounting policies and regulations.
  • Responsible for processing expense reports, travel advance and retirements, preparing vouchers, reviewing receipts and other supporting documentation to ensure accuracy before forwarding for payment.
  • Assist with VAT exemption processing and documentation.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are completed with high degree of accuracy, in full compliance with USG and JSI requirements, and within established timelines.
  • Assist Finance and Operations Manager and Director of Finance and Administration in the analysis, development and documentation of internal processes and controls and ensure compliance with all USG and JSI financial management and accounting policies and regulations.
  • Reconcile and track outstanding advances, update inventory logs, monitor Project expenses, and track expenditures and accruals.
  • Provide support and guidance to program and other administrative staff in accordance with JSI Policy and procedures. Travel to various districts and training sites when required to provide training and workshop logistical, administrative, and financial support.
  • Develop and maintain an effective professional relationship with JSI local banking institutions and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for ensuring that timesheets for local Project staff are properly completed and approved monthly.
  • Assist with the preparation of local staff payroll and accompanying benefit payments (e.g. tax, pension, etc.) and ensure compliance with all Project legal requirements, including employee tax, pension fund contribution.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Education: University Degree in Accounting/Finance, Management or equivalent

Experience and Skills:

  • A minimum of 4 years of job related experience.
  • Previous experience in NGO environment is a plus. Similar experience in US funded project is desirable.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language.
  • Knowledge of accounting software (QuickBooks is required).
  • Proficiency in computer application software and MS Office, such as Windows, Word, Excel.
  • Attention to details, accuracy, analytical and presentation skills.
  • Good communication skills and a team player.
  • Basic experience and knowledge of Nigeria tax and labor law is a plus.

Remuneration
Salary commensurate with experience.

Job Title: Senior Technical Adviser on Surveillance Systems
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Job Description

  • The Senior Technical Advisor on Surveillance Systems position will be located within the office of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Abuja, Nigeria, and under the supervision of the MEASURE Evaluation Nigeria Chief of Party.

Responsibilities
In close collaboration with the NCDC and other key FMOH partners the incumbent will:

  • Provide technical support to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Epidemiological unit of the Federal Ministry of Health and State Ministries of Health with the aim of strengthening the national capacity for control of tuberculosis and leprosy as well as strengthening surveillance system in general;
  • Conduct a quick assessment of current reporting and surveillance / notification system for TB in Nigeria; and Build the capacity of the IDSR system to report on TB diagnosis and outcome in public and private sector with an emphasis on the facilities not currently enrolled or reporting to the National TB control gram, among other duties.

Qualifications

  • Medical Degree with a post graduate qualification in Public Health or PhD in Epidemiology from a recognized university preferred;
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experiences including experience at the international level and planning and implementing TB programs at national and sub national levels in developing countries;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in surveillance and control of infectious diseases; Knowledge of the Nigeria epidemiological policies and activities relevant to the duties listed above;
  • Experience in providing technical support to implementing USAID/USG programs or interventions will be an advantage;
  • Strong inter-personal skills and abilityto work well in team; and Diplomacy and tact to work effectively and harmoniously across partners, host country counterparts, USAID, consultants, other donors and international organizations

Note: This position is reserved for Nigerian nationals.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 24th April, 2017.