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National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Recruitment, February 2015

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a body corporate established by Decree No. 35 of
1999 Its core mandate is to provide access for all Nigerian and legal resident to effective, quanlitative and affordable healthcare without financial barriers

The organisation is currently realigning itself for the challenges of a president mandate and the global drive for the attainment of Universal Health Coverage. In this regard, it requires the services of well driven, resourceful and suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Manager, Human Resources and Administration

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/007
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Develop and implement a comprehensive and strategic human resource plan to achieve the objective of the new NHIS
    Formulate and implement an equitable compensation management system for the scheme
    Ensure efficient and effective deployment and utilization of the scheme’s physical resources

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Post-graduate qualification(s) in Social Science (with a major in Industrial Relations, Labour Economics etc.)
    A minimum of 8 years’ in a Senior Managerial position
    Knowledge and working experience in Public and Private environments.
    Full membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management will be a distinct advantage.
    An understanding of the Health Insurance Industry and the Socio-political environment of Nigeria is essential.

Skills:

    Advance human resource management skills
    Strategic planning skills
    Decision making skills
    Interpersonal skills.
    Analytical skills.
    Advocacy skills.
    Verbal and written communication skills.
    Computer proficiency.
    Presentation skills.
    Leadership skills
    Networking skills.
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills

Job Title: General Manager, Formal Sector

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/004
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Desing, develop an promote Social Health Insurance programs.
    Market Social Health Insurance programs to State Local Government and the private sector

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Post-graduate Degree in Health Economics, Public Health or other related fields.
    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior Managerial position(s), with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in Health Insurance
    An understanding NHIS, Health Insurance Industry and Socio-political environment on Nigeria is essential.

Skills:

    Strategic planning skills
    Decision-making skills
    Interpersonal skills;
    Analytical skills;
    Advocacy skills;
    Verbal and written communication skills;
    Computer proficiency;
    Presentation skills;
    Leadership skills;
    Networking skills;
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills

Job Title: General Manager, Standards and Quality Assurance

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/003
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Quality Assurance and regulation
    Registration and accreditation
    Monitoring and Evaluation
    Operation management

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    MBBS, Post-graduate Degree in Public Health, Health Economics, Health Demography and other related fields.
    Five (5) years’ experience in a Senior Managerial position(s), with a minimum of 8 years’ experience working in the Quality Assurance section of a large social service organisation.
    An understanding NHIS, Health Insurance Industry and Socio-political environment on Nigeria is essential.

Skills:

    Strategic planning skills
    Decision-making skills
    Interpersonal skills;
    Analytical skills;
    Advocacy skills;
    Verbal and written communication skills;
    Computer proficiency;
    Presentation skills;
    Leadership skills;
    Networking skills;
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills

Job Title: General Manager, Procurement

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/008
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Procurement of goods and services and store management

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Post-graduate qualification(s) in Finance, Accounting or in Social Science
    Professional Certificate in Procurement and Store Management.
    5 years experience in a Senior Managerial positions.
    A minimum of 8 years work experience in the procurement arm of a large organisation.
    Knowledge and work experience in the Public Sector environments.
    Experience and knowledge of the Procurement Act is an advantage;
    An understanding of the Health Insurance Industry and the Socio-political environment of Nigeria is essential.

Skills:

    Advance procurement management skills
    Strategic planning skills
    Decision making skills
    Interpersonal skills.
    Analytical skills.
    Advocacy skills.
    Verbal and written communication skills.
    Computer proficiency.
    Presentation skills.
    Leadership skills
    Networking skills.
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills

Job Title: General Manager, Legal Services

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/011
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Proffering legal advice to Top Management and Council.
    Interpretation of legal documents/instruments and statues (Laws & Guidelines).
    Monitoring and verification of corporate status of legal entities accredited or registered with the scheme and other legal entities involved in any transaction with the scheme.
    Advice Boards of Trustees of communities under the scheme.
    Drafting of contracts and agreements.
    Legal representation and monitoring of all court actions and or Alternative Disputes Resolution (ADR) on behalf of the scheme.
    Ensuring compliance with the statutory requirements and provisions of the guidelines of the scheme by stakeholders such as Health Maintenance organisations, Healthcare Provider, Banks, Insurance companies Brokers etc.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    LL.B, BL / Post-graduate qualification(s) in Law is an advantage.
    5 years experience in Senior Managerial positions.
    A minimum of 8 years work experience in a Law firm or corporate environment .
    Knowledge and work experience in a Public sector environment.
    An understanding of Banking Operations, the Socio-Political environment and Nigeria’s Health Insurance Industry is essential.

Skills:

    Advance Legal skills
    Strategic planning skills
    Decision making skills
    Interpersonal skills
    Analytical skill
    Advocacy skills
    Verbal and written communication skills.
    Computer proficiency.
    Presentation skills.
    Leadership skills
    Networking skills
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills
    Conflicting resolution skills
    Decision making skills

Job Title: General Manager, Marketing

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/009
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Design and implement a strategic marketing plan for the new NHIS.
    Develop and implement an Integrated Marketing Communication plan for the scheme.
    Develop and implement an effective customer relationship management system for the scheme.
    Coordinate the day to day marketing, selling and customer relationship activities of the scheme.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    An MBA and/or Post-graduate qualification in Marketing or any of the Social Science.
    Minimum of 5 years experience in a Senior Managerial positions.
    8 years work experience in the Marketing section of a large organisation.
    Knowledge and experience in Social marketing would be an advantage.
    Membership of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria is an advantage.
    An understanding of the Health Insurance Industry and the Socio-political environment of Nigeria is essential.

Skills:

    Advance marketing, sales, customer relationship management skills
    Strategic planning skills
    Decision making skills
    Interpersonal skills.
    Analytical skills.
    Advocacy skills.
    Verbal and written communication skills.
    Computer proficiency.
    Presentation skills.
    Leadership skills
    Networking skills.
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills

Job Title: General Manager, Audit

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/010
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Auditing of all financial transaction of the scheme

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Must Be a Chartered Accountant (ACA or ANAN) with not less than 5 years of Senior Managerial experience in a large organisation.
    Must have at least 8 years Auditing experience in a large organisation.
    Knowledge and work experience in a public sector environment is an advantage.
    An understanding of Banking Operations, the Socio-Political environment and Nigeria’s Health Insurance Industry is essential.

Skills:

    Advance financial management skills
    Strategic planning skills
    Budgeting skills
    Tax planning skills.
    Audit skills.
    Analytical skills.
    Advocacy skills
    Verbal and written communication skills.
    Computer proficiency.
    Presentation skills.
    Leadership skills
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills
    Conflicting resolution skills
    Decision making skills

Job Title: General Manager, Planning, Research and Monitoring

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/006
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Collect, analyze and report scheme’s data.
    Conduct primary and secondary research.
    Monitor scheme’s performance and trends
    Undertake periodic actuarial assessments

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Post-graduate Degree in Health Economics, Public Health or other related fields.
    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior Managerial position in an Health Care organisation, with a minimum of 5 years’ in the Health Insurance industry and a minimum of 8 years M&E experience.
    An understanding of the Health Insurance Industry and the Socio-political environment of Nigeria is essential.

Skills:

    Monitoring and Quality Assurance skills’
    Research methodology skills
    Scientific report writing skills
    Strategic planning skills.
    Decision making skills
    Interpersonal skills.
    Analytical skills.
    Advocacy skill
    Verbal and written communication skills.
    Computer proficiency.
    Presentation skills.
    Leadership skills.
    Networking skills
    Negotiation skills.
    Delegating skills

Job Title: General Manager, Informal Sector

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/005
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Desing, develop an promote Social Health Insurance programs.
    Market Social Health Insurance programs to State Local Government and the private sector

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Post-graduate Degree in Health Economics, Public Health or other related fields.
    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior Managerial position(s), with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in Health Insurance
    An understanding NHIS, Health Insurance Industry and Socio-political environment on Nigeria is essential.

Skills

    Strategic planning skills
    Decision-making skills
    Interpersonal skills;
    Analytical skills;
    Advocacy skills;
    Verbal and written communication skills;
    Computer proficiency;
    Presentation skills;
    Leadership skills;
    Networking skills;
    Negotiation skills
    Delegating skills

Job Title: General Manager, Contribution Management

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/001
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Fund Collection.
    Planning.
    Investment.
    Disbursement and Reconciliation

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Must Be a Chartered Accountant (ACA or ANAN) with not less than 8 years of Senior Managerial experience managing funds in a large social services organization.
    An understanding of Banking & Investment Operations, the Socio-Political environment and Nigeria’s Health Insurance Industry is essential.

Skills

    Advanced financial management skills
    Strategic planning skills
    Decision making skills
    Interpersonal skills
    Analytical skills
    Advocacy skills verbal and written communication skills
    Computer proficiency
    Presentation skills
    Leadership skills
    Networking skills
    Negotiation skills

Job Title: General Manager, Finance and Accounts

Ref. No.: NHIS/GM/002
Location: Abuja

Functions

    Strategic financial planning.
    Financial management.
    Budgeting.
    Payroll management.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

    Must Be a Chartered Accountant (ACA or ANAN) with not less than 8 years of Senior Managerial experience in a large organisation.
    Knowledge and work experience in a public sector environment is an advantage.
    An understanding of Banking Operations, the Socio-Political environment and Nigeria’s Health Insurance Industry is essential.

Skills:

    Advanced financial management skills
    Strategic planning skills
    Budgeting skills.
    tax planning skills.
    Audit skills.
    Interpersonal skills.
    Analytical skills.
    Advocacy skills.
    Verbal and written communication skills.
    Computer skills.
    Presentation skills
    Leadership skills.
    Negotiation skills.
    Delegating skills
    Conflict resolution skills
    Decision-making skills


Mode of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send ten (10) comprehensive copies of written application and curriculum vitae (CV) with relevant documents to:

The Executive Secretary/CEO,
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS),
Plot 297, P.O.W Mafemi Crescent,
Off Solomon Lar Way, Utako,

Deadline 10th March, 2015.

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