Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Jobs at Family Health International (Nigeria) for Several Positions

Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving fives, knowledge, and understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, education, and services in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, reproductive health, and infectious diseases.

FHI is now recruiting for several roles to be based in Abuja.

Candidates must have the relevevant experience and skills in order to apply for the vacancies listed below.

1. Senior Monitoring and Evaluating Officer (LAMIS) Abuja

The Senior Monitoring and Evaluating Officer, under the supervision of the Associate Director, Monitoring and Evaluation, will assist in the design, implementation and supervision of the LAFIYA Management Information System (LAMIS) at national, zonal, and facility levels, and the creation and use of associated analysis products.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that LAMIS meets intended reporting and data output requirements for USG and Government of Nigeria
  • Provide technical assistance for the development and implementation of a systematic data analysis process of data outputs from the LAMIS, and linking the LAMIS to the DHIS
  • Coordinate and supervise the deployment of the LAMIS system to new sites as identified by the Director, M&E
  • Support the Zonal M&E teams in carrying out their local M&E activities
  • Provide technical assistance to partner M&E units and to the Government of Nigeria M&E counterparts
  • Coordinate all related research activities and contribute to FHI publications

Requirements

  • MPH or similar degree in monitoring and evaluation or a related field (a Bachelors degree will be considered with 5-7 years experience)
  • At least 3 -5 years experience in M&E in reproductive health or HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries
  • Experience working on the development and implementation of a patient level health management information system
  • Sound knowledge of statistics and epidemiology
  • Experience working with local partners, including local NGOS and CBOS
  • Knowledge of the local context is essential and familiarity with USAID programs preferred

2. Statistician/GIS officer

The statistician/GIS officer under direction of the Senior Database Officer will collaborate to provide statistical analysis of all routine M&E data, special survey, and study data.

Responsibilities

He/She will participate in the development and use of models for forecasting in the area of logistic management, for impact analysis, and cost efficiency/effectiveness analysis using desired statistical methodologies including ANOVA; contingency tables, linear and logistic regression; cluster analysis; non-parametric, permutation, and re-sampling methods; repeated measures and random coefficient models; survival analysis; discriminate analysis; tree structured methods; cross-validated misclassification probability estimation; power analysis; decision-tree analysis, simple deterministic and stochastic models.

Requirements

  • At least 3-5 years working experience as a statistician in health related fields
  • Master’s degree in statistics or biostatistics, or Master’s degree in mathematics with equivalent experience in statistics, or comparable years of education and experience plus an advanced theoretical knowledge in statistics and/or biostatistics
  • Experience with data analysis using SPSS and/or STATA, computer programming, and graphing using S-PLUS, SAS, JMP or other software and the ability to apply them to real world situations and innovative statistical techniques
  • Experience in Health Management Information Systems, including surveillance systems

3. Cashier

The cashier, under the supervision of the Senior Accountant and Associate Director Shared Services will be responsible for;

  • Writing cheques, preparing payment vouchers and bank confirmation documents
  • Preparing daily disbursement summary reports
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

At least a BSC/HND in Accounting or related field with 1-3 years experience with petty cash

4. Accountant

Under the direction of the Senior Finance and Admin officer, the Accountant will assume accounting responsibilities in the Zonal Office and ensure compliance with the Contractual financial requirements of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Senior Finance and Admin Officer in ensuring accurate keeping of all books of accounts for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and other accounting records
  • Work with the Senior Finance and Admin Officer to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of the subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts
  • Develop costing strategy to provide assistance in the preparation of cost proposals
  • Assist FHI/Nigeria staff in contractual modification necessary for existing programs
  • Function as support for fiscal year end adjustment and other related financial benchmark dates
  • Provide training and backstopping on the MTX double entry accounting system

Requirements

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or any other relevant field with 3-5 years of post-NYSC experience out of which 3 years must be in similar role
  • Sound understanding or experience in accounting for NGO and community level programs
  • Proven ability in the management of medium to large, multifaceted programs
  • Excellent computer skills with specialty in spreadsheet, accounting software and other relevant programs
  • Possession of CPA, ACA, or ACCA will be an added advantage

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward their suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

MandEjobs@ghain.org for Monitoring and Evaluation Department vacancies and Sharedservicesjobs@ghain.org for Shared Services Department vacancies

Deadline is December 21st, 2008.

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