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Employment Opportunities at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC)

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Our purpose is to provide the administrative infrastructure for sizable and sustained operations outside of the U.S.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is seeking a Senior Finance Manager for an upcoming program in Nigeria.
  • This is a full-time position supporting an anticipated five-year project. The position is contingent upon award.
  • The Senior Finance Manager will be responsible for fiscal and budgetary operations and reporting for the project as well as driving financial strategy and planning.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing the annual budget in close collaboration with senior management team as part of the annual work plan and program results framework development process.
  • Review cash flow projections and expenditures with senior management and financial team to ensure that the project is managed within the agreed budget and adherence to all financial guidelines.
  • Carry out timely expenditure analysis and work with the project leaders to re-program funds where necessary in order to effect programming priorities and advise accordingly.
  • Prepare timely and detailed quarterly and annual reports on financial performance for all stakeholders
  • Oversees budget management, finance, procurement and compliance for the grant.
  • Ensures grant expenditures adhere to all cost principle guidelines as contained in 2 CFR 200, 45 CFR 74; Federal Acquisition Regulations: 22 CFR 226 and 22 CFR 228.
  • Implements internal good accounting practices policies and procurement management.
  • Review and approve procurement quotations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Budgeting or related field; MBA preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience in finance and accounting and 4 years of experience managing international development programs.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Director, Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

Location: Nigeria
Organization: IHV

Job Description

  • The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is seeking a Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning to lead and manage MEL components for an upcoming program in Nigeria.
  • This is a full-time position supporting an anticipated five-year project. The position is contingent upon award.
  • The Director will be responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems and the development of a strong monitoring and evaluation plan consistent with donor’s results framework, including appropriate indicators, baseline assessment plan / data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee, implement and monitor all monitoring and evaluation activities for the program.
  • Develop a robust M&E approach that can track the immediate and intermediate effects of program activities, including changes in knowledge, attitudes, responsiveness, data use and technical assistance demand.
  • Design and implement an M&E system capable of timely tracking performance and using the data to adjust implementation for optimal performance
  • Conduct training and workshops related to M&E.
  • Work with PI / PD /TD to establish networks for collaboration between CDC, other stakeholders and donors, academia, research institutes, and other CDC funded programs in country.
  • Work with PI / PD and technical team in developing program goals and objectives as well as MER tools and strategies and synthesize data to inform the decisions on project performance.
  • Provide regular reports on the status of implementation against the project goals and objectives to PI, PD, TD and CDC and other program managers as required.
  • Collaborate with the project team in identifying project activities, processes and outcomes for documentation and sharing lessons learned and best practices.
  • Design and implement learning agenda, as well as implementing key findings in the program in collaboration with the technical director.
  • Coordinate the collection of data and conduct field visits for data validation, quality, and completeness of data sets.
  • Build the capacity of the supported facilities, district health team and project staff in collecting, utilizing, and disseminating data as well as ensuring harmonization of all data.

Qualifications

  • Masters of Science in Epidemiology and / or Statistics.
  • With 7 years of experience in international health programs
  • At least 5 of which are with PEPFAR-funded programs, with at least 3 being CDC-funded.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Health Information Systems Lead

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is seeking a Health Information Systems Lead for an upcoming program in Nigeria.
  • This is a full-time position supporting an anticipated five-year project. The position is contingent upon award.
  • The Health Systems Information Lead will drive the enhancement of ICT Architecture for the NDR and other health information systems for speed, accuracy, security and interoperability.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support software engineering considering data acquisition, data security, and data usage and software development.
  • Lead business process re-engineering and technical requirements analysis.
  • Develop and manage health information systems
  • Lead development of standalone software, tools and utilities
  • Assess gaps in and install computer hardware and networking to enable functioning software.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in IT, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • At least 7 years experience in software development, architecture and health information systems.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Data Quality Lead

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is seeking a Data Quality Lead for an upcoming program in Nigeria. The Data Quality Lead will develop a framework to mainstream Data Quality Assessment/Improvement (DQA/I).
  • This is a full-time position supporting an anticipated five-year project. The position is contingent upon award.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify processes for continuous data quality improvement, proactively track numerous system reports on data quality, develop and produce data quality reports, analyse data and report on trend
  • Lead joint Data Quality Assessments (DQAs) and transition of DQAs to Ministry of Health in CDC supported programmes
  • Support Implementing Partners in using information from the DQA exercise to guide their identification and selection of indicators for DQI activities.
  • Lead matching of data fields from multiple systems to identify data mismatch and its causes
  • Support updating of DQAs to reflect APR and SAPR indicators; as well as the development of a data quality review module on NDR.
  • Carry out regular system investigations and data audits and make recommendations to management that will ensure efficient data management process within the network asset management systems
  • Identify and analyse system and data management processes ensuring that technical specification and other technical documentation is completed and distributed in a timely manner
  • Identify and develop functional training needs and resources and deliver training to system users ensuring changes to system and data management processes are delivered in an efficient and comprehensive manner
  • Provide specialist technical advice and support to other system specialists and stakeholders regarding data quality, system processes and procedures which support the operation and strategic direction of the programme

Qualifications

  • MSc in Statistics, Data Science or related fields
  • Experience with DQA methods.
  • At least 5 years of experience in data quality assessments and audits.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Director, Health Informatics

Location: Nigeria
Organization: IHV

Job Descriptions

  • The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is seeking a Director, Health Informatics to lead strategic information interventions for an upcoming program in Nigeria.
  • This is a full-time position supporting an anticipated five-year project. The position is contingent upon award.
  • The Director, Health Informatics will ensure the implementation of Health Information Systems (HIS) best practices in alignment with country, donor and organizational policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and lead project initiatives and provide technical assistance related to scaling up the implementation and maintenance of the National Data Repository / Electronic Medical Record (NDR).
  • Oversee HIS assessments and development of solutions to address identified gaps
  • Develop capacity building plans for facility, state and national ministry staff in implementing HIS.
  • Establish requirements of data sets for analysis, data dictionaries, metadata and dashboards.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIS at national, state and facility level.
  • Oversee development and implementation of annual work plans for HIS components of the project.
  • Support M&E planning to answer key questions including assisting in the development and tracking of indicators.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the various partners / stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • MS in Epidemiology or Microbiology, MPH, Computer Science or other relevant technical advanced degree.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in implementing HIS programs, with at least 3 focused on HIV programs.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 6th January, 2021.

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