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  • Posted: Nov 27, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 11, 2020
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    Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier...
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    Technical Advisor - Family Planning

    Reference No.: sfh-66224
    Department: Programs
    Travel Required: Yes
    Contract Duration: 1 Year Contract, renewable subject to performance & availability of funds.

    Job Profile
    The consultant will provide Technical support to the Lafiya Project for family planning to support the project management and compliance of the Lafiya Project in SFH and support the quality of the technical activities especially to the delivery of the log frame deliverables of the Project.

    Job Role
    The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

    Project Management:

    • To support the development and implementation of annual work plans and budgets, ensuring FCDO and project priorities are addressed, and contract/budget compliance is achieved.
    • To support the timely implementation of work plans and budgets according to the proposed annual work plans.
    • Monitor and support the implementation of work plan and budgets, support reviews of progress, formation, and implementation of action plans.
    • Support the tracking, reviewing of project M&E plan and accomplishment of project deliverables.
    • Support and coordinate the project reporting to Project Lead as required by the work plan.
    • Give support to Project finance team and contract compliance including; procurement procedures, training and monitoring in Statutory FP compliance.
    • Support the coordination of technical support consultants to the project.

    Technical Support:

    • Capacity building of community-based organisation’s and other local organizations to provide high-quality FP and other health services.
    • Development of effective partnerships in-country to strengthen health service delivery networks.
    • Work with strategic partners to oversee and implement multi-country, comprehensive FP/reproductive health (RH) projects in partnership with other global and local partners.
    • Work closely with senior-level project staff, to conceptualize, design and implement regional and in-country capacity building plans.
    • Development and dissemination of innovations, tools, and approaches for delivering FP services to poor, marginalized and underserved groups, including young people.
    • Strengthening of SFH organizational systems for delivering FP.
    • Draft and review a range of technical reports e.g. project reviews, reports to the project team as required.
    • Support the development and implementation of annual technical work plans and budgets, ensuring donor and project priorities are addressed and contract/budget compliance is achieved.

    Qualifications / Experience

    • Minimum of a Master's degree in Public Health or a related field
    • Minimum 10-years’ experience in FP/RH programming.
    • Extensive experience in writing reports and project documents.
    • Experience in preparing concept notes and Terms of Reference.
    • Experience engaging with local officials and local community.
    • Experience of development in insecure settings.
    • Working experience with international and local organisation.

    Skills and competencies: 

    • Robust analytic skills to be able to troubleshoot or problem-solve.
    • Operational effectiveness and initiative skills.
    • Understanding of Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office FCDOs including log frames.
    • Ability to focus on results and respond positively to feedbacks.
    • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive attitude.
    • Demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexity.
    • Team spirit and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to adapt to a multi-cultural working environment.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, with the demonstrated ability to engage and influence others.
    • Ability to multitask and work without supervision.
    • Excellent MS Office skills (including Word, Excel, Power-point, etc.) and knowledge of database management.

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    Finance Analyst Officer

    Reference No.: sfh-42146
    Job Type: Permanent
    Department: Finance & Accounts

    Job Profile

    • The Finance Analyst Officer will be responsible for analysing financial data and creating financial modelling for decision making.
    • She/He will prepare financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking

    Job Role
    The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

    • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking.
    • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support.
    • Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews.
    • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements.
    • Ensure accurate financial reporting.
    • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
    • Guide the cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.
    • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization.
    • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials.
    • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards.
    • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.
    • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps.

    Qualifications / Experience

    • Must possess a first degree in accounting or finance-related field of study.
    • Must also possess a recognized professional accounting qualification.
    • Must possess a minimum of three (3 years post-NYSC experience.
    • Experience in the FMCG or NGO Sector will be an added advantage
    • Demonstrated experience in financial modelling is an added advantage
    • She/He must be able to analyse financial data and create financial models for decision making.
    • She/He must have the skills using accounting software

    Skills and competencies: 

    • Strong analytical skills
    • Data gathering skills
    • Good understanding of accounting
    • Good communication skills
    • Planning and organising skills
    • Result Oriented
    • Creativity and Innovation
    • High level of integrity
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision
    • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Office
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and familiarity with data query/data management tools (Access, SQL, Business Objects)

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