Sightsavers is a highly respected International development organization working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote
equality of opportunity for disabled people. Sightsavers is expanding its NTD work. In Nigeria and is undertaking surveys to
determine the prevalence of two parasitical infections: schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminthiasis (STH), in 14 states In
Nigeria. Sightsavers is looking for three highly motivated and skilled individuals to support with this ambitious project.
The purpose of the job is to support the management of the Grant for the mapping of schistosomiasis and Soil Transmitted
Helminthiaisis in Nigeria
Overall Purpose and Responsibilities
To negotiate and review all reimbursement requests for appropriateness, and ensure that partners are in compliance wi!h
established administrative and financial policies and procedures.
Monitor all phases of grant agreements and close-out, including assessment of technical progress and performance
Provide financial oversight of the project grant
Ensure accountability of the fund process and to manage the grant Systems in place according to MoUs and grant contract.
Report funding income and expenditure in budget template, including complete month end review of performance related
income, monitoring usage offund codes and supporting the year end reconciliation process.
Degree in relevant Field (Social Sciences, Development Studies and Public Health Education) Preferably at MSc level and at
least 5 years' experience in Grant Managemant ideally in an NGO environment
Experience of financlal management, programme & project management and administration
Experience of donor contract management preferable; especially in EC, USAlD and DflD fundlng.
Experience of providing financial training to non-finance staff
The primary purpose for the post is to support the implementation of the mapping of Schistosomiasis and Soil Transmitted
Helminthiasis project and report to the programme manager.
Overall purpose and responsibilities:
Work with partners to develop project implernentation plans.
Support partners to ensure appropriate documentation of all project activities and to ensure timely and high quality reporting
(both narrative and financial)
Be an active member of the country team, assisting the Country Director and Programme Manager to monitor and analyze
progress against project plan and to compile regular reports (monthly and quarterly)
Take the lead in the implementation of the mapping
Provide regular and timely reports regarding field activities & ensure timely follow-up on action points from each field visit;
Develop high quality case studies as part of reporting.
Degree in Relevant Field (Development Sciences, Social Sciences, Human Rights. Health, Public Health)
Knowledge and previous experience in ScHistosomiasis and Soil Transmitted HelminthiasIs Control Programmes will be an added adventage
Experience in all aspects of project and partnership management
Minimum of 3 Years working experience
Experience in working in an International NGO environment
The Finance Officer will be a member of the Project Team end report to the Country Director. The Finance Officer will have
responsibility for managing the finance function of the project.
Overall purpose and responsibilities:
Ensure conformity to the organizational Financial Framework with specific respeetto financial management and controls.
Support the Project Officer and Grant Menager with financial planning, budgeting and forecesting
Take lead in financial control, monitoring and audits
Undertake financial monitoring trips to projects and produce reports
Ensure that grant incorne and expenditure is correctiy reflected in the accounting system.
Monitor and retain financial records including entry into Global Accounting Systems
Provide financial management support to Project Officer and Grant Manager
Monitor adherence to financial procedures and guidelines by partners
At least a Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting.
Relevent professional accounting quaiification will be an added advantage
Must have at least 5 years relevent finance experience in Grant Management capacity ideally in an NGO environment
Exposure in programme & project financial management and administration
Experience of audit and govemment organization would be an advantage.
Capacity building or facilitation skills
Data analysis skills and excellent communications skills (oral and written)
Ability to work with minimum supervsion
Qualified and interested candidates should download and complete the Sightsavers UK ApplicatIon Form from www.sightsavers.org. Please email the completed form together with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on 25th February, 2013