Recruitment at Axios Foundation Nigeria

The Axios Foundation is a US based non-profit organisation dedicated to improving health systems and building local capacity to strengthen communities and increase access health care in developing countries.

Medical Access is a not-for-profit organization based in Kampala, Uganda specialized in the provision of health technical assistance, supply chain management services for management of health commodities in Africa.

Axios Foundation in collaboration with Medical Access is recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Finance Manager
Location:
 Abuja

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the timely recording of financial information and preparing all required financial statements and reports.
  • Prepare and control annual and quarterly budgets for the Organization and for other significant events.
  • Monitor budget performance and prepare budget performance review reports.
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the time and billing system.
  • Ensure timely and accurate inputting of all hours and related expenses by staff into the time billing system.
  • Manage Axios Foundation Nigeria field accounts system, review chart of accounts, generate reports as needed for project reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Responsible for preparing local staff payroll and accompanying schedules (Tax, Pension) and ensures compliance with all project legal requirements, including employee taxes, pension fund contribution and national housing scheme.
  • Manage all statutory related compliance and requirements including tax returns, VAT reporting, and Withholding Tax.
  • Oversight of accounting and tracking of fixed assets additions, including maintenance of fixed asset records.
  • Liaise with the bank on banking activities like setting up new accounts, adding new signatures, exchange rates, banking fees and resolve various issues with bank such as cleared check differences, bank fee anomalies, targeted balance calculations and enhancements to online services.
  • Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of auditing team to protects organizations value by keeping information confidential.
  • Training and mentoring of Finance Officer to ensure all costs are understood and reported accurately.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements and assisting with financial and tax audits as the need arises.
  • Other financial and related tasks as required by the Director of Finance and Administration.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Degree in Accounting or Financial Management. Accounting certifications to professional bodies such as CPA, ACCA, CA, and ICAEW is required
  • At Least 5 -7 years experience in accounting and finance with minimum of 3 years in an NGO
  • Proven experience in grants and contract management, procurement procedures would be an advantage
  • Familiar with multi-currency transactions management
  • Experience and knowledge of Nigerian tax laws
  • Capacity to take initiative and to work in teams
  • Ability to work with international organizations, government officials, non-governmental organizations and the private sector
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of Dynamics Great Plains would be an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

 

 

Job Title: Laboratory Consultant
Location:
 Global
Report to: Director of Program

Job Summary

  • Axios Foundation in collaboration with Medical Access are seeking Potential Consultants in areas of Laboratory
  • The consultants shall provide strategic and technical support seeking to strengthen laboratory services in several developing countries globally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Development and updating of national strategic plans for the implementation of WHO guidelines for laboratory testing, treatment and care.
  • Laboratory capacity assessment, development, monitoring and evaluation, and quality improvement in the integrated laboratory network
  • Mapping and utilization of epidemiological and health systems data to optimize laboratory service delivery Designing of appropriate laboratory information systems and linkage to DHIS2 Review and designing of integrated specimen transport networks
  • Projection modelling using epidemiological analysis and systems capacity data.
  • Improve quality of Viral Load testing and TB testing through stepwise improvements to achieve accreditation to international standards.
  • Improve Supply Chain Management for lab and essential health commodities
  • Optimizing laboratory equipment placements including utilization especially GeneXpert and/or EID/VL and drug susceptibility testing for TB using molecular methods

Qualifications and Key Competencies

  • Master’s degree or higher in Laboratory Services, Public Health, HIV/AIDS, Supply Chain Management or other relevant field
  • Language fluency in English and French is required.
  • Ability to work in Spanish, and Portuguese is an asset.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in low resource settings, in Africa in particular.

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Health Supply Chain Management
Location:
 Global
Report to: Director of Program

Job Summary

  • Axios Foundation in collaboration with Medical Access are seeking Potential Consultants in areas of Medical Waste Management
  • The consultants shall provide strategic and technical support seeking to strengthen laboratory services in several developing countries globally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop health commodity national supply chain strategies, plans and policies
  • Strengthen national health commodity forecasting systems and develop national quantification & procurement
  • Provide technical support to national procurement systems
  • Assess warehouse management systems and provide technical support on infrastructural enhancement and optimization of use
  • Strengthen health commodity distribution systems through distribution network analysis, and optimization
  • Develop an effective logistics and information management system to support the coordinated response to public laboratory events of national concern.
  • Provide technical support to strengthen quality assurance systems.
  • Develop logistics information management policies and protocols including clearance /information sharing requirements in accordance with existing country policies

Qualifications and Key Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Health Sciences or any other Health related field.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Inventory Management, Operations and Public Health or any other related field.
  • Language fluency in English, French is required.
  • Ability to work in Spanish, and Portuguese is an asset.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the provision of support in the 3 areas
  • Demonstrated experience in low resource settings, in Africa in particular

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Medical Waste Management
Location:
 Global
Report to: Director of Program

Job Summary

  • Axios Foundation in collaboration with Medical Access are seeking Potential Consultants in areas of Medical Waste Management
  • The consultants shall provide strategic and technical support seeking to strengthen laboratory services in several developing countries globally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing policies, strategies and plans on waste management
  • Analysis of strategies, polices and plans on waste management
  • Development of reference guidelines on how to address health products waste management
  • Develop waste management risk profile and the requirements for safe disposal.
  • Develop tools to assess national waste management capacity for health products.
  • Develop training materials on waste management
  • Conduct trainings on waste management at the different levels of the health system

Qualifications and Key Competencies

  • Postgraduate or other advanced University degree relevant in Chemistry, Environmental Health, Engineering, Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Supply Chain
  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering & Law and Public Health
  • Language fluency in English and French is required.
  • Ability to work in Spanish, and Portuguese is an asset.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the provision of support in the 3 areas
  • Demonstrated experience in low resource settings, in Africa in particular

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should submit their detailed CV to: axiosrecruit.ng@axiosfoundation.org

 

Application Deadline 23rd March, 2019.

 

Note

  • Axios Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity within the work place.
  • Axios does not in any way encourage or facilitate any form of canvassing far jobs, solicit for money or gifts from anyone that is applying for a job. Should anyone contact you for any money, facilitation or gift to procure a vacancy, they MUST be immediately reported to the relevant authorities.