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Date Posted: 15/Apr/2014
Deadline: 21/Apr/2014

The Enhancing Nigerian Capacity for AIDS Prevention (ENCAP) Project is a five-year (2010 – 2015) USAID-funded project implemented by the prime partner, Deloitte Consulting, LLP, in collaboration with FHI 360. The project is implemented in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Five States – Bayelsa, Rivers, Benue, Taraba, and Ebonyi. The ENCAP project focuses on building both organizational and technical capacity of community-based organizations (CBOS), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and faith-based organizations (FBOs) delivering HIV prevention services in communities within the target states.

ENCAP Project is preparing for a possible expansion of its geographical scope to cover Akwa Ibom and Cross River States and is seeking to recruit a Regional Coordinator who will oversee activities in these two states. This position will be based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and is contingent on continued funding for the expanded geographical scope. There will be no provision for relocation costs.

 

Regional Coordinator (Akwa Ibom/Cross River)

Akwa Ibom, Cross River

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance of the Chief of Party and Technical Advisors, the incumbent will:

  • Be responsible for the direct supervision of ENCAP partners in Cross Rivers and Akwa Ibom States
  • Provide on and off site TA to ENCAP partners to support development of institutional systems and structures
  • Provide technical assistance (TA) to ENCAP partners to support their implementation of HIV prevention interventions in line with national guidelines and HTC service delivery
  • Identify gaps in implementing partners’ organizational capacity, assist in the preparation of capacity building events, and provide on-site TA support to strengthen knowledge and skills
  • Oversee and support ENCAP partners in the management and administration of their grant awards in compliance with the terms of their agreements –this includes TA to ensure compliance with USG cost principles, timely financial reporting, audit ready finance records and quarterly program reporting
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and assessment of technical quality of ENCAP partners services and performance, including benchmarks identified in their capacity building action plans
  • Liaise with coordinating agencies in the assigned states and establish linkages between ENCAP partners and relevant government agencies, to support government coordination of HIV prevention activities in these states
  • Liaise with grantees and other key service providers and PEPFAR partners in the state to strengthen referral systems and transition coordination.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience implementing HIV programs, and building capacity of local implementing partner organizations
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in public health or related field preferred
  • Experience in providing institutional capacity building support to CBOs/NGOs
  • Experience in supervising and technically supporting grant funded projects
  • Experience in conducting assessments, training, and capacity building with CBOs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English required, and other Nigerian languages preferred
  • Experience in or familiarity with the assigned states is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) programs
  • Ability to travel at least 60% of the time.

 

 

Grants and Finance Associate

Abuja

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee grant awards to an assigned portfolio of local partner organizations, and ensure efficient financial administration of the ENCAP service delivery grant program
  • Maintain a grants tracker for all subgrants, including a submissions tracker
  • Work closely with the Regional Coordinators and Finance and Grants team on development and review of grants, specifically grantee budgets, financial documentation, and financial management systems
  • Within assigned portfolio, review all grantee financial reports and reimbursement requests for appropriateness and ensure grantees are in compliance with administrative and financial policies, procurement requirements, procedures, and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Conduct routine verification of expenses claimed and ensure compliance with USG cost principles
  • Collate and prepare documentation for disbursement of funds to grantees; assist in disbursement of funds as required
  • Assist in developing budget, provide support in procurement, remitting payments and reconciling advances for ENCAP trainings
  • As assigned by the Grants and Finance Officer, assist /with financial backstopping for FHI 360’s ENCAP activities including funds transfers (local and international); monthly imprest, processing consultant fee payments, preparing financial reports and pipelines for submission to FHI 360/HQ; administration of payroll for FHI 360-hired ENCAP staff; and maintenance of computer-based financial tracking system for project transactions

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors' Degree in Finance and/or Accounting;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience, including at least 1year professional experience in financial and grants management
  • Experience in grants management and financial monitoring
  • Experience with financial and managerial accounting, budgeting, payroll and procurement process preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in providing financial technical assistance to grantees preferred
  • Strong financial, audit and computers skills: proficiency in MS Office and database skills, and QuickBooks
  • Excellent written and oral communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate with a diverse group of external partners and staff
  • Ability to travel at least 35% of the time.

 

 

Program Assistant/Driver - Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom

Key Roles and Responsibilities of this position are listed below.
The incumbent will serve as the administrative Assistant and Driver for the project in the state. S/he will to provide general administrative support to the Regional Coordinator in office management and partner monitoring in Cross Rivers and Akwa Ibom States Driver. The Program Assistant/Driver will report to the Regional Coordinator, but will be managed operationally by Finance and Administrative Manager.

Specific Responsibilities

Administration

  • Provide logistic support to ensure efficient office operations and partner monitoring.
  • Provide procurement support for all work tools, and office equipment
  • Maintain office filing system
  • Manage travel arrangement and hotel accommodation for staff coming in to the Project area
  • Manage partner monitoring schedule (Partner events calendar, monitoring schedule etc.)
  • Ensure that office is clean and safe with adequate operational tools.
  • Provide other general administrative support to the project as needed.

Program Management

  • Assist Advisors/Regional Coordinator to plan, facilitate and evaluate capacity building events
  • Assist Regional Coordinator to follow up on partners’ post-capacity building assignments and reports to ensure that required deliverables are submitted in a timely manner
  • Assist Advisors/Regional Coordinator to conduct periodic organizational capacity assessments and identify partners’ capacity building priorities
  • Contribute to Regional Coordinator’s monthly program reports

Vehicle maintenance and Driving

  • Drive the official vehicle in a safe manner, respectful of laws and the needs of staff and passengers
  • Maintain an accurate log of all vehicle movement, maintenance, and repairs in accordance with ENCAP policies and procedures
  • Respond promptly to request for vehicle use by appropriate staff.
  • Procure and replenish fuel, oil, and other inputs in a cost-effective manner that ensures reliable use of the vehicle.
  • Ensure that the Finance and Administrative Manager is kept abreast of all routine maintenance and repair needs for the vehicle.
  • Keep the interior and exterior of the official vehicle clean at all times
  • Represent ENCAP well with the public through routine promptness, proper appearance, and respect for laws, passengers, and the general public.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Ordinary National Diploma in Business Management or related field.
  • Basic general administrative skills.
  • Good writing and documentation skills.
  • At least five years experience as a professional driver required.
  • Must have experience driving cars and larger passenger vehicles. Must also be familiar with organizations, government offices, and businesses in Akwa Ibom. Experience with international organizations an added advantage. Copy of valid driver’s permit must be submitted with application. Good safety references and good vision required.



Method of Application
All applications should be sent to: [email protected] no later than April 21, 2014. Please use the subject line: “Grants Associate”. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

 

Deloitte Consulting, LLP is a US-based firm that delivers results and creates lasting value by working side-by-side with our clients to develop and implement innovative strategies and solutions. Deloitte seeks to recruit well qualified organizational development advisors for a current health systems strengthening project in Nigeria.

State Organizational Development Advisors

Adamawa

Position Description
The Organizational Development (OD) Advisor, to be based in Abia state or Adamawa state, will work with other members of the SIDHAS project team and various stakeholders to identify needs and design and oversee institutional, financial and technical capacity building interventions aimed at strengthening health management systems for integrated HIV/AIDS service delivery in that particular state. S/he will work in close collaboration with other team members to coordinate all internal and external capacity building efforts within the state to ensure uniformity in standards and maximize cost efficiency while achieving the desired project outcomes. S/he will ensure that all capacity building efforts in the state are integrated with overall project efforts and direction, under the strategic and technical direction of the Capacity/Systems Development Specialist, Organizational Development Team Lead (CD Specialist/ OD Team Lead), based in Abuja.

Operationally, on a day-to-day basis, the OD Advisor will report to the State Program Manager. Technically, the OD Advisor will report to the Capacity Development Specialist/OD Team Lead.

Key Roles and Responsibilities of this position are listed below.

 

  • Technical Leadership Duties
  • Provide technical expertise in financial management, organizational development and capacity building based on the needs and situation in the respective state. Support the development and implementation of project strategies in these areas within the respective state.
  • Support the development of technical documents, abstracts, presentations, and other reports documenting the achievements, lessons learned, and other findings related to the project.
  • Provide technical expertise in the following areas: mainstreaming HIV/AIDS services; strategic planning and organizational development processes.
  • Assess and develop HR systems and functions for state organizations, as necessary.
  • Assess and develop financial management systems and functions for state organizations, as necessary.
  • Deliver state capacity building events and interventions, incorporating new and innovative capacity building approaches as appropriate.
  • Complete performance assessment, including quality improvement systems and measurement, for organizations in the respective state.
  • Build capacity of Nigerian health organizations in the state in the areas of governance and leadership.
  • Leverage government resources and build strategic alliances and partnerships, including public private sector partnerships

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in financial management, organizational development, health planning and management, public health, business administration, or other related field
  • At least 5-7 years’ experience with USAID funded programs focused on strengthening the capacity of civil society or government institutions. Nigeria experience preferred.
  • Expertise in financial management, leadership development, coaching, process management and other areas aimed at improving individual and organizational performance.
  • Significant experience applying mainstream institutional strengthening approaches such as Organizational Capacity Assessment, Institutional Strengthening Planning, Strategic Planning, Training of Trainers, etc.
  • Strong demonstrated experience to manage staff to deliver on time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including mentoring and communication skills, and tact required
  • Ability and willingness to relocate to state where position will be based.
  • Written and verbal fluency in English.



Method of Application 
All applications should be sent to: [email protected] no later than April 21, 2014. Please use the subject line: “ODA – List preferred State”. 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 







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