Consultant II at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)


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Management Sciences for Health



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The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant II

Job ID: 13-10920
Location: Nigeria-Abuja
Group / Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept / Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project / Program: A607 – Nigeria Global Fund RSSH
Reports To: Director Finance & Admin
Grade: Consultant

Overview

  • Background: The overarching aim of the Global Fund Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health [RSSH] project is to improve the health and well-being of the Nigerian people by identifying and addressing systemic issues affecting the optimal delivery of health services in Nigeria. The resulting high-level interventions have been designed to follow the Global Fund’s framework for [RSSH] that is built on the essential building blocks of WHO for a well-functioning health system.
  • The RSSH grant aims to continue strengthening and expanding the capacity of systems to address health issues in a sustainable, equitable and effective manner, including for the three diseases. By strengthening systems for health, it is also expected that they will be prepared for and able to cope with any potential future shocks. While disease grants provide preventive, diagnostic, treatment, care and support services, as well as help strengthen disease-specific enablers to ensure effective implementation of disease programs, RSSH investments contribute to addressing system- wide constraints that not only affect the three diseases but other health programs as well. To this end, the Global Fund’s RSSH investments help strengthen the level of integration of national HIV, TB and malaria programs into national systems for health.
  • The GF RSSH project in will be focusing on (1) Health Management  Information Systems [HMIS], (2) Procurement and Supply Chain Management [PSM], (3) Integrated Service Delivery [LAB].The Sub-Recipients for these 3 key elements will be the Department of Health Planning, Research & Statistics [DHPRS], the National Product Supply Chain Management Program [NPSCMP], and NCDC respectively.
  • In an attempt to strengthen the capacity of the Sub recipient of the PR on the RSSH project which was based on the capacity assessment of the SRs, a consultant would be engaged to support the development of a risk management and procurement policies. The consultant would also be tasked with installing and training NCDC staff on accounting / financial management software.

Specific Responsibilities



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  • In an attempt to strengthen the capacity of the Sub recipient of the PR on the RSSH project which was based on the capacity assessment of the SRs, a consultant would be engaged to support the development of a risk management and procurement policies. The consultant would also be tasked with installing and training NCDC staff on accounting / financial management software.

Description of Services to be provided:

  • Support the development of a risk management policy and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Install and train on accounting / financial management software for NCDC staff.
  • Update NCDC procurement policy and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Submit a final report at the end engagement period.

Deliverables [1]:

  • Submission of risk management policy and SOP – January 31 2020
  • Submission of NCDC procurement policy and Standard Operating Procedures – January 31 2020
  • Installation of accounting and financial management software – February 29 2020
  • Submission of Final Report – March 31 2020

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business Management.
  • Professional Certification with ICAN
  • Minimum10 years experience as an Financial Management Specialist
  • Experience with Global Fund funded projects..
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”.
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets. Understanding of the basic tenets of Cash Control, Asset Management.
  • Understands the principals of adequate documentation and of audit, and performance necessary to ensure audit compliance.
  • Advanced written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology.

Application Closing Date
24th January, 2020.

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

Note: Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

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