Project HOPE Nigeria Job Recruitment [4 new vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies at Project HOPE July 2022

Project HOPE Nigeria (otherwise referred to People-to-People Health Foundation Nigeria) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization working in Nigeria in areas of HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis, OVC, RMNCAH & Malaria intervention services.

Project HOPE

July 2022. HR & Administrative Assistant, Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deployment

Location: Niger
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The candidate will support the Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deployment to address the critical gaps in access to ANC in Nigeria. 
  • The goal of this TA deployment is to improve the quality of RMNCH services by supporting the government’s strategic goal of increasing ANC coverage in the targeted LGAs in Niger state and generate an evidence-base to support other states to adopt G-ANC.
  • This new business model for Antenatal Care will help achieve Nigeria’s development objective of a healthier, more educated population in targeted states through utilization of quality health services in target areas and population groups.

Essential Responsibilities
Human Resources Management:

  • Receiving letters distribute to the required staff and departments; maintaining a correspondence log.
  • Coordinate proper documentation in staff personnel files inclusive of contracts, leave records and other paperwork required for employment in local context
  • Collaborate with Program/Technical staff to ensure that appropriate care and training are being conducted and to offer support to field staff
  • Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff
  • Assist with recruitment, retention (leave administration, contract renewal, etc.), promotion and departure of staff; ensure all personnel files and HR related files are maintained and updated to include all information.
  • Follow established Human Resources practices and policies in accordance with the Organization’s regulations and procedures.
  • Coordinate with field office and HQ team to ensure field office HRM is in compliance with local labour laws, company policies and donor requirements.
  • Implement applicable company policies and procedures to recruit field staff.
  • Monitor and manage staff employment contracts and extensions in consultations with the project team in field and HQ. Keep track of contract expiry dates and process renewal on timely fashion in consultation with Program Manager.
  • Ensure personnel files for all staff are created, maintained and archived. The file includes complete record of all relevant information including recruitment documents, employment agreement, leave records and other performance related information.
  • Ensure timely submission of timesheet, leave plan and leave request, and respective supervisor approvals. Keep track and record of accrued leave days, used leave days and timesheets.
  • Ensure payroll is correctly calculated, necessary withholdings and deductions are taken care of, salaries and bonuses are paid on time. As applicable, liaise with the staff and project team to ensure tax returns/reports are submitted to the relevant government authorities.
  • Assist Program Manager in ensuring all performance appraisals are completed in due time
  • Maintain records of all performance development activities including participation in workshop, training, seminars, etc. for each staff member in personnel files.
  • Organize and participate in social events for the project staff and management.

Administration:

  • Responsible for all non-medical administrative tasks management within the responding team

Working Relationships: 

  • Maintain frequent communication with Program Manager and all Program Staff to ensure HR and administrative activities and objectives are communicated
  • Work with direct line manager, senior management and field teams to ensure the coordination of programs are within budgeted targets

Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Social Sciences, Business Administration and/or in a relevant field of study
  • Preferably has a Master’s degree
  • Prior Grant Management training/experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a non-profit organization or equivalent experience, training and education
  • Extensive experience in the administrative and financial management of overseas programs at the management level
  • Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge and working experience with BMGF, USAID, World Bank, EU, DfID and other donors preferred
  • Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies

Other Essential Requirements:
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Project HOPE and among beneficiaries served by Project HOPE

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Project HOPE.
  • As applicable to the position, maintain a clear understanding of Project HOPE’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adhere to those standards.
  • Conduct work with the highest level of integrity

Competency:

  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to read, writes, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players
  • In addition to the responsibilities referenced above, candidates can expect to be living and working in austere conditions. Lifting moderately heavy objects from the ground, carrying a backpack for extended periods of time, and walking or hiking in remote locations may be necessary to perform these functions.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”.
  • Travel for extended periods by air and other modes of transportation.
  • Must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment and must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.
  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment.  Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.
  • Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.
  • Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

Logistics & Operations Assistant, Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deployment

Job ID: req825
Location: Niger
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The candidate will support the Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deploymentto address the critical gaps in access to ANC in Nigeria.
  • The goal of this TA deployment is to improve the quality of RMNCH services by supporting the government’s strategic goal of increasing ANC coverage in the targeted LGAs in Niger state and generate an evidence-base to support other states to adopt G-ANC.
  • This new business model for Antenatal Care will help achieve Nigeria’s development objective of a healthier, more educated population in targeted states through utilization of quality health services in target areas and population groups.

Essential Responsibilities  
Logistics and Operations:

Procurement & Logistics: 

  • Ensuring all procurement plans are in accordance with the Project HOPE’s principle for value of money.
  • Ensuring that Cost eligibility follow donor rules & regulations (BMGF).
  • Solicit bids or quotations, verify conformity to specified requirements, prepare Bids Analysis Summary & raise Purchase Orders for approval as required. 
  • Follow-up on the status of purchase orders and keep the requesting unit abreast of estimated time of delivery or any changes that may affect or modify the pre-determined delivery conditions.  

Operations and Office Management:

  • Ensure field office operations manual are used by field operations team. Ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are followed in all activities and procurement.
  • Oversee all office administrative function of the office to ensure smooth office operations in all phases of the project: start up, full implementation and close out.
  • Monitor and manage business travel for staff including review and processing of travel authorization, travel advance requests, travel expense reports, logistics arrangement for transportation, lodging, etc.
  • Ensure travelers follow applicable policies, SOPs, and guidelines of the company and donor. Keep track of travels and advances, and follow up for timely submission of travel expense reports and advance reconciliations.
  • Manage office space including processing of agreements for office space lease, utilities and services and timely payments and extension/termination of agreements.
  • Oversee inventory management for office equipment (including computers, printers), publications and supplies, including updated inventory list, insurance and period maintenance.
  • Coordinate with technical team to ensure operations support during travel, workshops, training and other events.
  • Strengthen relationship with Project HOPE and TA Connect and ensuring compliance with National statutory requirements

Working Relationships:

  • Maintain frequent communication with Program Manager and all Program Staff to ensure HR and administrative activities and objectives are communicated  
  • Work with direct line manager, senior management and field teams to ensure the coordination of programs are within budgeted targets  

Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Social Sciences, Business Administration and/or in a relevant field of study 
  • Preferably has a Master’s degree 
  • Prior Grant Management training/experience 
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a non-profit organization or equivalent experience, training and education  
  • Extensive experience in the administrative and financial management of overseas programs at the management level  
  • Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems  
  • Comprehensive knowledge and working experience with BMGF, USAID, World Bank, EU, DfID and other donors preferred
  • Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies  

Other Essential Requirements:

  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse  
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Project HOPE and among beneficiaries served by Project HOPE  

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Project HOPE.  
  • As applicable to the position, maintain a clear understanding of Project HOPE’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adhere to those standards.  
  • Conduct work with the highest level of integrity  
  • Competency  
  • Strong writing and presentation skills  
  • Proven capabilities in leadership  
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills  
  • Ability to read, writes, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players 
  • In addition to the responsibilities referenced above, candidates can expect to be living and working in austere conditions. Lifting moderately heavy objects from the ground, carrying a backpack for extended periods of time, and walking or hiking in remote locations may be necessary to perform these functions.  

 Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”. 
  • Travel for extended periods by air and other modes of transportation.  
  • Must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment and must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.  
  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment.  Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.
  • Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.
  • Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deployment

Location: Niger
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The candidate willto support the Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deploymentto address the critical gaps in access to ANC in Nigeria.
  • The goal of this TA deployment is to improve the quality of RMNCH services by supporting the government’s strategic goal of increasing ANC coverage in the targeted LGAs in Niger state and generate an evidence-base to support other states to adopt G-ANC.
  • This new business model for Antenatal Care will help achieve Nigeria’s development objective of a healthier, more educated population in targeted states through utilization of quality health services in target areas and population groups.

Essential Responsibilities

  • The M&E Officer is responsible for coordinating monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities under the award. 
  • Monitors the progress of RMNCH, G-ANC activities; develops charts and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports
  • Work closely with colleagues in collation of RMNCH, G-ANC and malaria related reports 
  • Provide continuous targeted mentorship to facility and community health care providers on correct use and proper documentation of standard national data capture and reporting tools
  • Provide technical support to health facilities in ensuring that data are accurately captured, analyzed on monthly basis, used for decision making and reported to the LGA according to set guidelines
  • Facilitate training of staff, partners, consultants, data officers in the state and LGAs on the use of the RMNCH data collection tools, data quality assurance and the DHIS 
  • Conduct quarterly DQA in selected health facilities in collaboration with the LGA focal persons and LGA MNCH officer
  • Support LGA and LGA RMNCH officer in ensuring that data from health facilities are accurately collated and reported according to set guidelines
  • Provides technical oversight for the implementation of RMNCH -related activities
  • Ensures the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of RMNCH and data collection activities.
  • Prepare clearly written technical and analytical reports and document best practices and share lessons learned from implementation RMNCH activities
  • Perform data review, entry, and cleaning in the management of quantitative and qualitative data sets
  • Perform data analysis to provide technical support to Community Health Influencers and LGA supervisors in their delivery of clean data
  • Contribute to the preparation of Tables, charts and figures for internal program guidance and external publications
  • Support the Senior MERL officer in program monitoring and evaluation tasks (data management and result reporting)
  • Carry out other tasks to support the Project HOPE Nigeria Monitoring and Evaluation system and other project efforts.
  • Any other duty assigned

Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences, or other relevant
  • discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years working on monitoring and evaluation of public health programs

Other Essential Requirements:

  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse  
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Project HOPE and among beneficiaries served by Project HOPE  

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Project HOPE.  
  • As applicable to the position, maintain a clear understanding of Project HOPE’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adhere to those standards.  
  • Conduct work with the highest level of integrity.

Competency:

  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Proven capabilities in leadership.  
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills.  
  • Ability to read, writes, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language.  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players 
  • In addition to the responsibilities referenced above, candidates can expect to be living and working in austere conditions. Lifting moderately heavy objects from the ground, carrying a backpack for extended periods of time, and walking or hiking in remote locations may be necessary to perform these functions.  

 Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”.
  • Travel for extended periods by air and other modes of transportation.  
  • Must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment and must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.  
  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level. 

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment.  Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.
  • Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.
  • Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

Finance, Admin & Operations Officer, Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deployment

Job ID: req823
Location: Niger
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • To support the Niger State Group Antenatal Care Deploymentto address the critical gaps in access to ANC in Nigeria.
  • The goal of this TA deployment is to improve the quality of RMNCH services by supporting the government’s strategic goal of increasing ANC coverage in the targeted LGAs in Niger state and generate an evidence-base to support other states to adopt G-ANC.
  • This new business model for Antenatal Care will help achieve Nigeria’s development objective of a healthier, more educated population in targeted states through utilization of quality health services in target areas and population groups.

Duties

  • The Finance, Administrative and Operations Officer is responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulations, grant specific requirements, reporting mechanisms, and Project HOPE policies and procedures. 
  • S/he is responsible for oversight and ensuring compliance and development of all financial and accounting activities for the project as well as HR responsibilities as assigned.  
  • S/he ensures availability of financial resources for local payments of the team. They review and account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts and control over payments.
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial transactions on the project, and meet the financial reporting requirement including preparation, submission for review from HQ and final submission to donor within the deadline.
  • The Finance Administrative and Operations Manager prepares the required budgets, realignment and manages the same through regular review of budgeted against actual expenditure.  

Essential Responsibilities
Accounting and Finance Management:

  • Ensure compliance with the organization and donor regulations and procedures; establishing finance and supporting function policies, systems and procedures, and directing or performing their development, documentation, and implementation  
  • Responsible for ensuring financial resources availability for local payments of the team, in coordination with International Finance Desk  
  • Supervise and ensure that the day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions in field offices are performing in accordance with internal policy and procedures  
  • Review and account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts and control overpayments  
  • Suggest formats for financial reporting to aid financial statement users to better understanding the contents of the reports for decision-making and strategic planning purposes  
  • Ensure the maintenance of accurate records of financial transactions of the mission (main and field sites in order to monitor financial status of all response activities  
  • Manage the finance activities of the mission to meet the financial reporting requirements of field and senior management team, ensuring that all financial reports are submitted on or before the deadlines set and contain relevant information for all the users of the financial reports  
  • Direct the preparation of all financial reports for external purposes in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements  
  • Maintain the organization’s system of accounts ensuring all accounting data are updated, reconciled and fully supported  
  • Oversee training of finance staff and provide technical support to mission program and logistics  
  • Supervise or prepare activity budgets in collaboration with the technical team 
  • Present and facilitate review of actual to budget expenditures with direct line manager, senior management, and field teams  
  • Provide recommendations for budget realignments as required  

Human Resources Management:

  • Supervise the human resource and administrative functions in the field to ensure their smooth and effective operations  
  • Supervise the oversight of staff personnel files inclusive of contracts, leave records and other paperwork required for employment in local context  
  • Ensure compliance to local labor laws including contracts, compensation packages and working hours  
  • Oversee the recruitment and selection of qualified program field staff, recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with supervisors  
  • Collaborate with Security to maintain security of staff in the field locations  
  • Coordinate team members’ airport pick-ups and drop-offs  
  • Handle team member complaints resolution  
  • Make frequent site visits to facilities to ensure that appropriate care and training are being conducted and to offer support to field staff  
  • Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff  

 Administration:  

  • Responsible for all non-medical administrative tasks management within the responding team  
  • Maintain a database of food and other vendors for trainings 

Training / Capacity Building:

  • Determine training needs for finance and human resources staff  
  • Advocate and plan for professional development for expat and national staff  

Working Relationships: 

  • Maintain frequent communication with Regional or HQ Finance Coordinator to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated  
  • Work with direct line manager, senior management and field teams to ensure the coordination of programs are within budgeted targets  
  • Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to country activities  
  • Interface with national government and relevant agencies to ensure compliance with varying government regulations  

Representation:  

  • Participate in donor meetings and communicate relevant information to Project Manager and Nigeria Country Director and/or HQ  
  • Work with key donor staff to develop and maintain optimum financial and programmatic relationship  
  • Ensure maximum visibility of the agency among the NGO community  
  • Lead the production of reports and ensure the timeliness and accuracy of information provided, as well ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information.  
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors.  

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Social Sciences, Business Administration and/or in a relevant field of study 
  • Preferably has a Master’s Degree 
  • Prior Grant Management training/experience 
  • Minimum of five (5) years of managerial experience in a non-profit organization or equivalent experience, training and education  
  • Extensive experience in the administrative and financial management of overseas programs at the management level  
  • Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems  
  • Comprehensive knowledge and working experience with BMGF, USAID, World Bank, EU, DfID and other donors preferred
  • Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies  

Other Essential Requirements:

  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse  
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Project HOPE and among beneficiaries served by Project HOPE  

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Project HOPE.  
  • As applicable to the position, maintain a clear understanding of Project HOPE’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adhere to those standards.  
  • Conduct work with the highest level of integrity  

Competency:

  • Strong writing and presentation skills  
  • Proven capabilities in leadership  
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills  
  • Ability to read, writes, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players 
  • In addition to the responsibilities referenced above, candidates can expect to be living and working in austere conditions. Lifting moderately heavy objects from the ground, carrying a backpack for extended periods of time, and walking or hiking in remote locations may be necessary to perform these functions.  

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”. 
  • Travel for extended periods by air and other modes of transportation.  
  • Must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment, and must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.  
  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment.  Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.
  • Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.
  • Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.