New Incentives Job Recruitment in Nigeria [2 new vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies and careers at New Incentives May 2022

New Incentives is a pioneer in a growing movement of giving small incentives to caregivers whose infants get immunized, while increasing awareness of the health benefits of childhood vaccinations.

May 2022. Security Focal Point Officer. Jigawa

Location: Jigawa
Employment Type: Full-Time
Category: Security

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Key Responsibilities

  • Engagement with relevant stakeholders at clinic and LGA level to obtain security updates.
  • Security Incident reporting, particularly those that impact on areas of operations.
  • Engagement with staff to assess their understanding of security procedures and protocols and advise, as appropriate.
  • Conducting Security Risk Assessment and review of same (as context changes)
  • Monitoring of compliance with laid down security procedures.
  • Review of reported security incidents and issuing advisories.
  • Daily and weekly communication of security incidents and assessments respectively to relevant staff.

Job Responsibilities and Tasks
Monitoring and Analysis (40%):

  • Collect and report information regarding security in the State as well as on safety issues ;
  • Respond to security relevant incidents with information gathering and inform the Security Manager ;
  • Prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities and informing violators of existing policy and procedures ;
  • Submit regular contextual updates (daily/weekly situational reports) to Managers in the operations, stakeholder and audit units.
  • Gather security incidents using personal and the organization’s stakeholders contacts concerning areas of operations and document them in a security incident database.

Safety Procedures (20%):

  • Regularly monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensure their compliance with ABAE security rules ;
  • Carry out regular field visits to verify the knowledge, application and validity of SOPs ;
  • Remain available to staff in the event of a request for support related to the context or security and being proactive if a need is identified

Coordination and Networking (30%):

  • Maintain a wide professional and personal network of influential actors and clearly communicate ABAE’s status and mission in the area ;
  • Participate in meetings concerning security ;
  • Liaise with other humanitarian actors in the field in order to obtain information on the safety and security situation ;
  • Build acceptance to facilitate continuity of current ABAE programs and any future humanitarian or development programming by liaising with local communities, local authorities and other humanitarian actors and stakeholders within the state.

Policies and Procedures (10%):

  • Work with the Security Manager to develop, consolidate, implement, and regularly review operating procedures and security plans ;
  • Monitor the security situation in the field, reports to the Security Manager promptly and effectively report risks and propose mitigation actions ;
  • In coordination with the Security Manager, suggest revisions and updates of the organization’s security tools.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • B.Sc or its equivalent in Social Sciences discipline.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in similar capacity for an NGO ;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English ;

Skills and Competencies Requirements:

  • Preferably a former security forces (military or paramilitary) but not required
  • Candidate must be willing to reside in Jigawa, Gombe or Bauchi upon resumption (if successful).
  • Good organizational skills, effective time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize tasks.
  • Sound cultural awareness and ability to work in a multicultural and multiethnic environment.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work in short periods of time and to work under pressure.
  • Adaptability to changing nature of humanitarian work and operational difficulties
  • Willingness to frequent field missions for assessments even on short notices
  • Careful attention to details.
  • Critical thinker and possess problem solving attitude.
  • Skilled in conducting security assessments and context analysis.
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality.
  • Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written).
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, internet browsers, smartphones and ICT in general. Ability to use Google Doc, Google Sheet and AppSheet would be a bonus.
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure.

Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English Language (conversation, reading and writing) is required
  • Knowledge of Hausa Language (conversation and reading) is required.

Additional Information:

  • We invite applicants who are highly motivated, smart, and have demonstrated a good fit with the organization’s principles of accountability, diligence, communication, planning, and managing time well.
  • In this role, you will receive significant responsibility and will be responsible for delivering consistently.
  • This role is only for those who are able to meet the challenges of a quickly growing organization running a pioneering conditional cash transfer program with unique execution.
  • If you succeed in this role, there will be significant opportunities to grow

Application Closing Date
11.59 PM; 11th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Fill out this Form to complete your application.

Note

  • Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis and are encouraged to not wait until the deadline as decisions for this position could be taken sooner.

Audits and Investigation Manager, Lagos, Nigeria

Locations: North-West, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Category: Audit & Investigation

Key Responsibilities

  • Review Staff Work Day Reports
  • Complete Investigation Procedures and Status each week
  • Plan and manage periodic onsite and offsite audits and investigations
  • Confidentially carry out on-ground investigations against specific employees or operational areas
  • Maintain reports of all audits and investigations, identify fraud, and investigate until closure
  • Review expense submissions by calling vendors to assess the authenticity
  • Develop quarterly and ongoing training to improve managers and FOs ability to detect and mitigate fraud

Job Responsibilities and Tasks
Program Protocol and Operations Audit (40%):

  • Review current audit and compliance processes towards developing an audit and compliance plan and protocol.
  • Provide accurate assessments, proper documentation and insightful recommendations.
  • Assess staff’s compliance with the policies of the organization and program implementation guidelines.
  • Talk to various stakeholders, including beneficiaries, to get feedback on issues and gaps for the organization.
  • Confidentially carry out on-ground investigations against specific employees or operational areas.
  • Plan and review the auditing activities including reporting adherence to routine immunization procedures by clinic staff, program, and cash management procedures by employees.
  • Confirm clinic gifts and other procured organizational items are being distributed per schedule to stakeholders or related end-users.
  • Ensure timely completion and reporting of audits.
  • Complete Investigation Procedures and Status each week

Fraud Identification and Investigation (30%):

  • Develop and implement effective strategies for the detection and prevention of fraud in the organization or during program implementation.
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of auditors to ensure an effective unit.
  • Collaborate with lawyers and law enforcement agents to execute plans for the resolution of fraud cases.
  • Conduct interviews with staff and stakeholders to obtain intelligence on the degree of involvement of a fraudulent incident and the extent of financial loss to the organization.
  • Seek and analyze relevant documents and dashboards, evidence and data to identify inconsistencies in organizational records and programming.
  • Maintain reports of all audits and investigations.
  • Plan and manage periodic onsite and offsite investigations
  • Synthesize information and strategies required to apprehend fraud suspects and recover organizational funds or assets.
  • Develop and implement processes and guidelines effective for the prevention or mitigation of fraud risks.
  • Make appearances during court hearings, if necessary, to testify as witnesses and present evidence to back up testimonies in fraud litigation.

Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement (20%):

  • Monitor the implementation of the conditional cash transfer intervention to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations of donors.
  • Monitor the operations of New Incentives – All Babies Are Equal Initiative (NI-ABAE) to ensure compliance with Nigerian laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Protocol review and compliance review across the board, including compliance with cash disbursement protocol, transportation safety and rate expectations, stakeholder engagement procedures, security reporting, communication and management protocols, and internal and external communication guidelines.
  • Review compliance with operations and supply-side issues identification, reporting, and resolution.
  • Inform any observed weaknesses with clear recommendations in protocols and internal employee relationships.
  • Liaise with appropriate governmental agencies to identify and obtain required approvals and documents.
  • Review and gathering of evidence to comply with audit requirements and ensure internal implementation of Audit recommendations.

Managerial (10%):

  • Provide technical supervision and guidance to the audit and compliance unit.
  • Support the recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, potential, detection, staff’s development and internal communication of necessary manpower required for internal audit and compliance.
  • Identify training needs, train, follow up and coach, carry out a periodic evaluation of team members to maximize their capabilities and commitment to organizational goals.
  • Undertake any other administrative duties, or training and development, appropriate to the grade of the position.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • MSc, BSc or BA in Accounting, Finance, Public Health disciplines or Social Sciences disciplines.
  • A professional certification (such as ICAN, ACCA or CFE) would be a bonus.
  • 3 – 5 years prior experience working as an Audit and/or Compliance Officer or Manager. Preferred experience in compliance management, internal control or fraud investigation.
  • 1 – 2 years prior experience working for a non-profit, charitable organization or (I)NGO.

Skills and Competencies Requirements:

  • Preferably a candidate already based in Jigawa, Katsina or Zamfara State.
  • Good organizational skills, effective time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize tasks
  • Sound cultural awareness and ability to work in a multicultural and multiethnic environment
  • Proven managerial and/or leadership skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work in short periods of time and to work under pressure
  • Adaptability to changing nature of humanitarian work and operational difficulties
  • Willingness to frequent field missions to perform discrete enquiries visits
  • Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds
  • Critical thinker and possess a problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to get work done effectively from auditors
  • Skilled in performing discrete enquiries
  • Detail-oriented, diligent professional
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality
  • Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written)
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, internet browsers, smartphones and ICT in general.
  • The ability to use Google Docs, Google Sheets and AppSheet would be a bonus.
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure
  • Profound knowledge of auditing, compliance, investigations and internal control requirements and practices
  • Familiarity with audit software.

Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English Language (conversation, reading and writing) is required
  • Knowledge of the Hausa Language (conversation and reading) is required.

Application Closing Date
19th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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