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Current Job Opportunities at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Systems Enhancement Accountant

Requisition: 2021201164
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full time

Basic Functions

  • This position will report to the Finance Manager and will be responsible for continuous improvement of financial systems and compliance levels at the State offices in the country.

Essential Job Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities
Compliance:

  • Working with the Office of Compliance and Risk Management identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; prioritizes areas to be addressed, then, working with staff on the ground, develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.  The implementation phase must include direct training and demonstration of how to implement corrective action.
  • Ensure compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated and resolved.
  • Report on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Director, Finance and Senior Management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
  • Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) use of the Feedback Finance hotline; (b) heightened awareness of SOPs and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.

Capacity Building:

  • Work with the State Finance and Administrative staff to ensure that s/he fully understands and complies with the provisions of the FHI360 financial policies and procedures manual.
  • Provide continued orientation to the State Finance and Administrative staff on how to support facilities to compile and submit monthly fund requests and prepare consolidated fund requests for the whole state (covering all Health facilities and Sub awards).
  • Develop, maintain and work with the State Finance and Administrative staff to ensure that they fully understand and comply with the FHI 360 procurement process including, but limited to, purchase requests, prequalifying vendors,  soliciting quotes, collating quotation/bids from prequalified/potential vendors, the vendor selection process through receipt and payment for goods and/or services.
  • Train State Finance and Administrative staff on the procedure involved in tracking expenditures incurred from States sub-agreements by FHI360 on behalf of the government and maintain copies of all documentation.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands-on training and guidance as necessary.
  • Train State Implementing Team (SIT) Accountants on the procedures involved in the collection and processing of travel advances (TAs), prepare sub-recipients financial reports (SFRs), reimbursement requests and continuous quality improvement/ technical assistance (CQI/TA) reports from SIT members to the FHI360 state offices.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed. Provide additional hands-on training and guidance as necessary.
  • Train State Finance and Administrative staff on how to track burn rate/maintain financial monitoring pipelines for each health facility, to monitor budget performance against plans for each health facility managed under the sub-agreement and provide feedback to the SIT and other stakeholders in the States.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands-on training and guidance as necessary.
  • Provide hands-on training to the State Finance and Administrative staff on how to maintain inventory of all project assets managed through the sub agreement, including ensuring proper filling and storage of financial documents at SIT level.  After training, follow up to ensure that procedures are followed.  Provide additional hands-on training and guidance as necessary.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience, or
  • Experience with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria.
  • CPA, ACA or recognized equivalent is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
  • M.Sc in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
  • Experience in accounting and accounting principles sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses.
  • Experience in financial reporting, and financial management systems applications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to train one on one and in a small group specific technical applications in a way that makes the trainee feel comfortable enough to ask questions when they do not understand and proficient when training is complete
  • If necessary, must have the ability to deliver a strong message of compliance in a difficult situation
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information
  • Ability to conduct complex system analysis studies involving financially oriented applications
  • Proficiency in the use of software applications, database and spreadsheets (including extensive knowledge of Excel database applications)
  • Knowledge of local and donor (including USAID) contractual requirements and regulations
  • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use software tools to present data clearly and concisely
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

N.B: This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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

Job Title: Deputy Director, Program Management

Requisition: 2021201163
Location: Country Office Abuja
Job type: Full time
Supervisor: Country Director
Project: EPIC Project

Basic Function

  • Under the guidance of the Acting CD, the Deputy Director Program Management will provide management oversight of EPIC Project to ensure that the overall project is effectively and efficiently implemented.
  • S/he will support the Acting CD to ensure that the EPIC Project’s cooperative agreement related deliverables are completed on time, workplans are closely monitored and state level implementation follow organization policy and are conducted according the approved workplan.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide management support to CO and SOs focusing on work plans, sub agreement amendments, periodic fund requests, review of MFRs/SFRs, and reporting
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of annual work plans and budgets for CO and SOs.
  • Ensure timely submission of periodic donor reports that meet donor standards (timeliness, accuracy and quality)
  • Oversee management of FHI 360’s sub-agreements with consortium partners to ensure achievement of set targets and compliance with donor policies and regulations.
  • Coordinate capacity development efforts in support of country office and implementing agency staff and other partners.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to USAID/Nigeria requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
  • Coordinate partner activities under the sub-agreement.
  • Manage the design of subproject activities as directed including the preparation of budgets, implementation schedules, and evaluation criteria.
  • Ensure that project resources are utilized in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and donor policies and procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring of subprojects to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
  • Guide and support the CO and state offices in establishing sound management systems to ensure cohesive implementation of project activities.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to donor requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
  • Ensure production of timely and accurate financial and programmatic reports to FHI 360 and donors as required.
  • Perform duties related to the management of human resources including analysis of staffing needs and resources, development of position descriptions, recruitment, hiring, mentoring, and performance appraisal.
  • Represent FHI 360 and make presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Ensure program quality according to set standards including quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Work closely with ANHI’s designated EPIC representative on EPIC Project related matters.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BS/BA/BL in social science, statistics, mass communication, monitoring & evaluation, pharmacy, law, public health or related field, with a minimum of 11-13 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years of relevant supervisory experience. At least 3 years experience in PEPFAR/USAID funded projects.
  • PHD or similar degree with 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years of relevant supervisory experience.

Or:

  • MS/MA/LLM/MPH in social science, statistics, mass communication, monitoring & evaluation, pharmacy, law, public health or related field, and a minimum of 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years relevant supervisory experience.

Or:

  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR and USAID requirements.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing of public health/international development programs funded by US government or other international donors.
  • Demonstrated management, supervision, networking and leadership skills working with large, complex programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, administrative, and financial management systems.
  • Diplomatic; demonstrated experience in undertaking high-level policy dialogue with different stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, health systems, decentralization of services and related issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building an effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.

N.B: This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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

Note

  • FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
  • FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others – and yourself.

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