Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
We are recruiting to fill the positions below:
Job Title: Laboratory Intern I
Job ID: 13-9954
Reports To: Technical Advisor, Laboratory
- The key objective for the Laboratory Intern is to support the Country Office Laboratory Team in documenting laboratory activities and profiling laboratory innovations from field office reports.
- S(He) will assist the Laboratory Systems Advisors in tracking and reporting on optimization of EID and Viral Load services, Laboratory Revolving Funds and Accreditation preparedness effort of selected health facilities across the States, among other assignments.
- Create and manage a database of EID and Viral Load optimization activities by working closely with both Country and field office Technical staff
- Help in the compilation of weekly reports on EID and Viral load tests to USAID
- Provide support in documenting key Laboratory activities from across the States
- Profile and report on key Laboratory innovations across the States and Country Offices
- Liaise with both Country and field office teams in identifying key successes and originating draft success stories for reviews
- Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Laboratory Team
- Report on Number of EID and Viral Testing conducted in the laboratory and maintain a database of activities relating thereto.
- Bi-weekly reporting of LRF activities across the facilities
- Number of success stories generated
Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum of B.MLS/B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Science
- Must be registered with Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) and licensed to practice in Nigeria
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in laboratory diagnosis of AIDS, tuberculosis and other opportunistic infections and laboratory monitoring of clinical status of people living with HIV essential
- Experience supporting sample management for molecular diagnostics will be a plus.
- Computer literacy and data manipulation using MS –Excel is essential
Job Title: Driver II
Job ID: 13-9955
Reports To: Accounting Manager
- The Driver’s job is to provide transport support services to all technical program areas.
- The driver is also required to drive MSH vehicles while transporting staffs which include: Employees, Chief of Party, Country Directors/ Lead and VIP visitors. Drivers are also responsible for overseeing vehicle maintenance.
- Drive project staff to activities and meeting within and outside of Abuja.
- Maintain accurate and up to date records relating to individual vehicle use.
- Ensure all aspects of vehicle policy are being followed and enforced during your assignments.
- Inspect vehicle prior to travel to assure all fluids, tires, wipers, belts etc are in good working order.
- Signal any sign of need for maintenance or other problem with the vehicle to the transport and logistic associate.
- Keep vehicle health log updated.
- Assure the security of the vehicle when outside of the office.
- Assure the safety of all passengers.
- Submit all expense reports in a timely manner to accounting, properly completed.
Qualifications and Experience
- High School Certificates
- 0 -2 years related work experience with International organizations in Nigeria
- Sound judgment, non-aggressive driving style and good communication skills.
- Good knowledge of standard driving practices
- Good driving record.
- Ability to travel if required
- Mental programs for interpreting and responding to events automatically; and motivations which activate and direct safe behavior and anticipate problems
- Ability to organize and complete manual and routine tasks as assigned
- Ability to perform at an acceptable level of control skill
Job Title: Accountant
Job ID: 13-9948
Reports To: Senior Accountant
- The Accountant is responsible for assisting the Senior Accountant/Finance Manager with safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately the U.S. Government or other donor against fraud, loss or misuse.
- The Finance Associate is responsible for ensuring that any money expended in the field is done in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH policy, and any cost principles imposed by the donor agency.
- The Finance Associate is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s procurement integrity standards in all activities.
- Prepare payment vouchers
- Properly code all transactions
- Control and enter all expenses from the petty cash
- Payment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the field
- Prepare and control advances.
- Assure balances of unused portions of advances are deposited into the MSH account
- Prepare deposit slips for cash to be deposited into the bank account
- Reconcile advances, including review of receipts, coding of expenses on the general voucher and entering into QuickBooks
- Maintain accounting files
- Follow up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation
- Control consumption of project (petrol, electricity, water, telephone)
- Participate in the improvement of the accounting system and the system of internal control
- Create all financial reports as requested by supervisor
- Preparation of forms for payments of taxes and social security
- Other tasks as requested by supervisor
Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum of University Degree or HND in Accounting
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting
- Knowledge of US Government funded programs, regulations and requirements
- Experience or understanding of key aspects of accounting. Experience with U.S. government projects helpful, but not mandatory
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets
- Experience in the use of accounting software (QuickBooks preferred)
- Understanding of the basic tenets of Cash Control, Asset Management and Bank Reconciliation
- Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”
- Verbal and written language skills in English required
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with a service-oriented outlook
- Advanced reporting skills
- Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel spreadsheets, word processing, and electronic mail along with data entry experience)
- Ability to work in a team Extensive knowledge of USAID rules & regulations and Experience with U.S. government projects helpful
- Understanding of the tenets of cash control and asset management, and must be able to complete timely and accurate account reconciliations
- Ability to follow MSH and donor policies and procedures for procurement and documentation, and ensure adequate accounting documentation fora proper audit trail
Application Deadline 13th March, 2018.