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Social and Behavioral Change Communications (SBCC) Consultant-Implementation (USAID Nigeria TB LON 3)

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

The TB-LON 3 Project is a revolutionary Award program funded by USAID partnering with communities, facilities and relevant state and national structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States; as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting across four result areas:

  • Improved access to high-quality, person-centered TB treatment, DR-TB, and TB/HIV services for a cumulative number of at least 106,576 persons for the life of the activity.
  • Strengthened systems and structures for TB detection, treatment and notification with TB service delivery platforms strengthened
  • TB disease transmission and progression reduced
  • TB research and innovations accelerated with improved impact on program implementation.

The TB-LON 3 Project is implemented by a consortium with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) as the Prime Recipient, Society for Family Health as the Sub-Recipient and other Implementing Entities

Position (Designation):  Social and Behavioral Change Communications (SBCC) Consultant-Implementation (USAID Nigeria TB LON 3)
Reports To: The Community Mobilization Assistant, The Lagos State Team Lead, and the Community Mobilization Advisor
Job Location: Lagos State

Opening Date: 16/5/2022
Closing Date: 30/5/2022

Summary/Overview:

To support in mobilizing civil society coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the States in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the TB program implementation. The position also works closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the Implementation Stakeholders Forum
  • Provide technical assistance to Implementing entities, Community Volunteers, Community Based Organizations and Implementing entities on TB screening, presumptive identification, diagnostic evaluation, linkage to treatment, notification, Contact investigation and tracking of loss to follow up.
  • Collaborate with the State, LGAs and other implementing partners in the community on TB LON 3 project including CSOs in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project deliverables.
  • Oversee community activities and provide technical support to Community Volunteers implementing house to house, Contact investigation and community outreaches.
  • Provide technical assistance to screening officers, Linkage coordinators and contact tracing liaison officers on TB screening, Presumptive identification and further evaluation for diagnosis
  • Support high-quality data recording and reporting with Spot checking of TB documentation tools.
  • Provide support to CLOs to ensure maximum yield from contact tracing activities
  • Check and maintain the process of intensified TB case finding and treatment at sites.
  • Collate and review data from TB Screening officers and Linkage coordinators under their purview
  • Routine visits to supported facilities to assist in ensuring a smooth TB screening process at the clinic when necessary.
  • Support OPD/DOTS referral linkage coordination, ensuring seamless integration between both clinics in terms of referrals to ensure no patient loss (100% linkage rate to DOTS).
  • Collate weekly site cascade reports and routinely verify reports generated against source documents and
  • Report challenges to supervising officer where necessary

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  •  Knowledge of the TB epidemiological situation in the State.
  • Good knowledge of the terrain in these Local Government Areas.
  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills.
  • Strong networking and representational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English as well as presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated with a strong ability to identify and develop relevant areas of work
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible, and engaging manner.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality
  • Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Applications – MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Qualifications:

  • Should possess a background in Public Health, Nursing, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, or Community Health
  • Master’s or higher degree in Public Health or Community Medicine is an added advantage.

Method of Application:

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org
  • All Applications must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Social and Behavioral Change Consultant Communications (SBCC) (USAID Nigeria TB LON 3)

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

The TB-LON 3 Project is a revolutionary Award program funded by USAID partnering with communities, facilities and relevant state and national structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States; as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting across four result areas:

  • Improved access to high-quality, person-centered TB treatment, DR-TB, and TB/HIV services for a cumulative number of at least 106,576 persons for the life of the activity.
  • Strengthened systems and structures for TB detection, treatment and notification with TB service delivery platforms strengthened
  • TB disease transmission and progression reduced
  • TB research and innovations accelerated with improved impact on program implementation.

The TB-LON 3 Project is implemented by a consortium with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) as the Prime Recipient, Society for Family Health as the Sub-Recipient and other Implementing Entities

Position (Designation):  Social and Behavioral Change Consultant Communications (SBCC) (USAID Nigeria TB LON 3)
Reports To: Community Mobilization Advisor & Deputy Chief of Party
Job Location: Lagos State

Opening Date: 16/5/2022
Closing Date: 30/5/2022

Summary/Overview:

The Consultant will provide strategic communications consultation and guidance to the project. He/She will plan, drive, implement, monitor, and measure the results of communications plans to advance IHVN/TB LON 3 mission, strategic plan, and business objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support strategy planning and execution for communication plans and programs, major organizational campaigns and initiatives related to media relations, crisis communication, organizational communication, community relations, social media and executive communication.
  • Work with key internal role-players to brainstorm content ideas, in line with the company’s strategy and in support of various brand initiatives.
  • Ensure the organizational voice and narrative, and Mission, Vision and Values, including the culture and heritage of founding organizations, are present in all communication efforts.
  • Develop and implement a communication strategy that includes media outreach and social media content creation.
  • Acquire and maintain a detailed knowledge of the company’s policies, principles and strategies, and to keep up-to-date with relevant developments.
  • Support and evaluate the results of communication campaigns with the team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong skills in the field of communications, media relations, social media, digital, news, and/or staff engagement communications activities.
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the communications discipline along with critical thinking and strategic counseling skills.
  • Demonstrates strong writing, editing, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to build and improve positive relationships with stakeholders.
  • Understands and acts independently to drive functional strategies forward to advance IHVN/TB LON3 mission, strategic plan, and business goals.
  • Strong networking and representational skill. Builds credibility with peers and internal stakeholders.
  • Assesses opportunities for improvements, and demonstrates willingness and ability to adapt to change.
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging manner.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality
  • Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Applications – MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Qualifications

  • Should possess a background in Communication Arts or any other Social Sciences
  • Master’s or higher degree in Communication Arts is an added advantage

Method of Application

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

All Applications must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Invitation To Bid For Supply of Samsung Galaxy Tablets under USAID TB LON grant.

BackgroundThe Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) was established in 2004 as a local organization to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in Nigeria through the development of infrastructure for treatment, care, prevention, and support for people living with and that affected by HIV/AIDS but has now expanded its services to other infectious diseases of TB and malaria, including cancers.  IHVN is structured to develop and maintain linkages with local and international organizations in collaborative ways that support the Government of Nigeria’s health sector strategic plans. IHVN key technical and funding partners are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
BID Title:Supply of Samsung Galaxy Tablets under USAID TB LON grant.
Scope of BidBidders are invited to submit a Bid for the goods and/or services specified above: Schedule of Requirements, in accordance with this bid.
Interpretation of the BidThis RFB is an invitation to treat and shall not be construed as an offer capable of being accepted or as creating any contractual, other legal or restitutionary rights. This RFB is conducted in accordance with the applicable provisions of IHVN Procurement Manual (latest version of which can be accessed at: www.ihvnigeria.org and other relevant Organizational Directives and Administrative Instructions that are referred to in the Procurement Manual.
LanguageThe Bid, as well as all correspondence and documents relating to the Bid shall be written in the English language, unless specified otherwise in the bid advert. Supporting documents and printed literature furnished by the Bidder may be in another language provided they are accompanied by an accurate translation of the relevant passages into the English language, in which case, for purposes of interpretation of the Bid, such translation shall govern. The Bidder shall bear all costs of translation to the governing language and all risks of the accuracy of such translation.
Bid EligibilityBidders may be a private, public or government-owned legal entity or any association with legal capacity to enter into a binding Contract with IHVN.   A Bidder, and all parties constituting the bidder, may have the nationality of any country with the exception of the nationalities, if any, listed in United State Government Debarment List. A Bidder shall be deemed to have the nationality of a country if the Bidder is a citizen or is constituted, incorporated, or registered and operates in conformity with the provisions of the laws of that country. A Bidder shall not have a conflict of interest. A bidder shall be considered to have a conflict of interest if: A Bidder has a close business or family relationship with a IHVN personnel who: (i) are directly or indirectly involved in the preparation of the bidding documents or specifications of the contract, and/or the bid evaluation process of such contract; or (ii) would be involved in the implementation or supervision of such contract;A Bidder is associated, or has been associated in the past, directly or indirectly, with a firm or any of its affiliates which have been engaged by IHVN to provide consulting services for the preparation of the design, specifications, and other documents to be used for the procurement of the goods, services or works required in the present procurement process;A Bidder has an interest in other bidders, including when they have common ownership and/or management. Bidders shall not submit more than one bid, except for alternative offers, if permitted. This will result in the disqualification of all bids in which the Bidder is involved. This includes situations where a firm is the Bidder in one bid and a sub-contractor on another; however, this does not limit the inclusion of a firm as a sub-contractor in more than one bid. Bidders must disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest in the Bid Submission and they shall be deemed ineligible for this procurement process unless such conflict of interest is resolved in a manner acceptable to IHVN. Failure to disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest may lead to the Bidder being sanctioned. A Bidder shall not be eligible to submit a quotation if and when at the time of quotation submission, the Bidder: Is included in any other Ineligibility List from a IHVN partner and if so listed in United State Government Debarment List.Is currently suspended from doing business with IHVN and removed from its vendor database(s), for reasons other than engaging in proscribed practices as defined in the IHVN Procurement Policy.  
Fraud & Corruption, Gifts and HospitalityIHVN strictly enforces a policy of zero tolerance on proscribed practices, including fraud, corruption, collusion, unethical or unprofessional practices, and obstruction of IHVN vendors and requires all bidders/vendors to observe the highest standard of ethics during the procurement process and contract implementation. IHVN’s Anti-Fraud email: speakout@ihvnigeria.org can be reached at all times to report any foul play at any level. Bidders/vendors shall not offer gifts or hospitality of any kind to IHVN staff members including recreational trips to sporting or cultural events, theme parks or offers of holidays, transportation, or invitations to extravagant lunches or dinners. In pursuance of this policy, IHVN: Shall reject a bid if it determines that the selected bidder has engaged in any corrupt or fraudulent practices in competing for the contract in question.Shall declare a vendor ineligible, either indefinitely or for a stated period, to be awarded a contract if at any time it determines that the vendor has engaged in any corrupt or fraudulent practices in competing for, or in executing an IHVN contract.
  Clarification of the BidBidders may request clarification in relation to the RFB by submitting a written request to the contact stated in the Bid advert, until the time stated as deadline on the RFB. Explanations or interpretations provided by personnel other than the named contact person will not be considered binding or official.
Bid CurrencyThe bid shall be made in Naira. If applicable, for comparison and evaluation purposes, IHVN will convert the quotations into USD at the official IHVN rate of exchange in force at the time of the deadline for Bid Submission. IHVN reserves the right not to reject any bid submitted in a currency other than the mandatory bidding currency. IHVN may accept bid submitted in another currency than stated above if the Bidder confirms during clarification of quotations in writing that it will accept a Contract issued in the mandatory bid currency and that for conversion the official IHVN operational rate of exchange of the day of RFB deadline as stated in Section I: RFB Particulars shall apply. Regardless of the currency of quotations received, the Contract will always be issued and subsequent payments will be made in the mandatory bidding currency above. Rates in bids shall be fixed. Bids with adjustable rates shall be disqualified.
TaxesContract sum shall be subjected to deduction of 5% withholding tax
Payment TermsIHVN will ordinarily effect payment within 2 to 3 weeks after receipt of the goods/services and on submission of payment documentation.
AuditIHVN may conduct an audit of the contract awarded to determine its completeness, efficacy as well as the performance of the supplier which will be used as a basis for the engagement of the vendors for future procurements.
RequirementsAbility to meet delivery targets within IHVN’s specified time period.
Bid ProtestAny Bidder that believes to have been unjustly treated in connection with this RFB process or any Contract that may be awarded as a result of such RFB process may submit a complaint to IHVN Management through postal service using the address provided on IHVN website www.ihvnigeria.org
Responsiveness of BidIHVN’s determination of a Bid’s responsiveness will be based on the contents of the Bid itself. A substantially responsive Bid is one that conforms to all the terms, conditions, and specifications of the bid advert without material deviation, reservation, or omission. If a Bid is not substantially responsive, it shall be rejected by IHVN and may not subsequently be made responsive by the Bidder by correction of the material deviation, reservation, or omission.
Evaluation of BidThe evaluation team shall review and evaluate the Bids on the basis of their responsiveness to the Schedule of Requirements and Technical Specifications and other documentation provided, applying the procedure indicated in the bid advert. Absolutely no changes may be made by IHVN in the criteria after all Bids have been received. IHVN reserves the right to undertake a post-qualification exercise, aimed at determining, to its satisfaction the validity of the information provided by the Bidder. Such post-qualification shall be fully documented and, among those that may be listed in the bid advert, may include, but need not be limited to, all or any combination of the following : (a)Verification of accuracy, correctness and authenticity of the information provided by the bidder on the legal, technical and financial documents submitted; (b)Validation of extent of compliance to the IHVN requirements and evaluation criteria based on what has so far been found by the evaluation team; (c)Inquiry and reference checking with Government entities with jurisdiction on the bidder, or any other entity that may have done business with the bidder; (d)Inquiry and reference checking with other previous clients on the quality of performance on on-going or previous contracts completed; (e)Physical inspection of the bidder’s plant, factory, branches or other places where business transpires, with or without notice to the bidder; (f)Testing and sampling of completed goods similar to the requirements of IHVN, where available; and (g)Other means that IHVN may deem appropriate, at any stage within the selection process, prior to awarding the contract.
Qualification CriteriaGeneral Criteria: The Bidder shall possess the necessary professional and technical qualifications and competence, financial resources, production capability with equipment and other physical facilities, including after-sales service where appropriate, managerial capability, specific experience, reputation, and the personnel to perform the contract. To qualify for a multiple number of lots in a package for which Bids are invited in the Invitation for Bids, The Bidder shall demonstrate having resources and experience sufficient to meet the aggregate of the qualifying criteria for the individual lots Experience Criteria:   a minimum number of years of overall experience in the supply of goods and related services;a minimum production capacity or availability of equipment; and in case of a Bidder offering to supply goods which the Bidder did not manufacture or otherwise produce, the Bidder has been duly authorized by the goods’ Manufacturer or producer to supply the goods. Financial Criteria: Evidence of satisfactory completion of supply of similar goods of value
Award CriteriaPrior to expiration of the period of Bid validity, IHVN shall award the contract to the qualified and eligible Bidder that is found to be responsive to the requirements of the Schedule of Requirements and Technical Specification, and has offered the lowest price or the most reasonable price.
Bank Guarantee for Advanced PaymentAll contractor shall produce a banker’s guarantee or insurance bond prior to request for advance payment from the sum of N2.5m and above. Advance payment request below N2.5m will not be honored by the Institute.
Supplier Code of Conduct  IHVN is committed to working in partnership with our suppliers to realize the full value of our relationships and to positively contribute to our stakeholder communities and the environment. Therefore, the following conducts are expected from our suppliers: In keeping with our commitment to exercising appropriate standards of professionalism and ethical conduct in all business activities, IHVN will not tolerate bribery or corruption in any form or any breach of its Anti-Bribery Policy. Fraud & Corruption, Gift and Hospitality: IHVN strictly enforces a policy of zero tolerance on proscribed practices, including fraud, corruption, collusion, unethical or unprofessional practices, and obstruction of IHVN vendors and requires all bidders/vendors to observe the highest standard of ethics during the procurement process and contract implementation. IHVN’s Anti-Fraud email: speakout@ihvnigeria.org can be reached at all times to report any foul play at any level. Suppliers are expected to maintain accurate records of their activities and performance that clearly demonstrate compliance with all applicable standards, regulations and IHVN requirements. Suppliers must disclose any personal relationships, economic interest or other ties to their business held by an employee or contractor with IHVN. Suppliers shall provide IHVN with high-quality products and services that meet all applicable quality and demonstrate that they have robust Standard Organization of Nigeria requirements in place. We expect suppliers to immediately report to IHVN of any concerns about product safety. Suppliers shall take appropriate measures to secure and protect all confidential information related to its relationship with IHVN and use it only for the purpose authorized under contractual agreement. This obligation shall remain in force regardless of the status of the business relationship. Suppliers to IHVN shall carry out operations with care for the environment and at a minimum will comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations. Suppliers shall also comply with any additional category specific requirements regarding the goods or services provided to IHVN, for example our requirements in respect of specification.
  Instructions to Bidding/Requirements  All bids must be in ink or type written; submission in pencil will not be accepted.

All enquiries regarding the proposed application for the above should be addressed to the Deputy Director Procurement/HOD SCM of IHV-Nigeria.

Bids must be properly sealed.All bidders not registered with IHVN must include company profile.All bidders must include copies of tax clearance certificates for the past three years.All bids must provide evidence of at least two similar Jobs made in the past for IHVN/other organizations etc.The bidders must specialize in the supply of I.T. commodities with proof Bidders not registered with IHVN must provide proof of registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).Bidders not registered with IHVN must show proof of DUNS certification.Bidders not registered with IHVN must provide proof of audited financial statement in the last three years.Bids should be submitted to the head office on or before the date below specified as deadline.Bids will be opened at the expiration of the bid advert. Any quote with percentage/calculation error will be disqualified at the tender meeting.All bidders must indicate their bid validity period as 90 days from the date of this bid’s expiration.As time is of the essence, delivery of service shall be within 6 to 8 weeks from the date of receipt of L.P.O by contractor.  
Note*Bids which must reach us within twenty (20) working days from the date of this publication should have the title of the BID written on the “Top Left Hand Corner” of the envelope.   Please find the Detailed Specifications under annex 1 below.  
Funding AgencyUSAID TB LON Grant
Bid Start Date/ Time06/05/2022         8:00 am
Bid Deadline Date/ Time02/06/2022         10:00 am
  Contact
The Deputy Director Procurement/HOD SCM SCM Department Supply Chain Management Department
Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria
Cadastral Zone COO Plot 62, after BAZE University, off CITEC Road, Abuja-NIGERIA
Tel: +234 (0) 9 4610342, 4610341, Fax: +234 Ext. 4025 Email: bids@ihvnigeria.org

Annex 1

S/NManufacturer  Description    Qty
1.SamsungSamsung Galaxy Tab 10.4 inches, 64GB ROM, 4GB RAM, 4G LTE, 8000mAh45

NOTE: The Institute frowns at delivery of any form of refurbished item and also reserves the right to reject the order even after delivery.

Adhoc Program Assistant

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

ADHOC PROGRAM ASSISTANT

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research, capacity building, and care and support services. IHVN is seeking suitable and qualified candidates to fill in the position of an Adhoc Program Assistant.

Position: Adhoc Program Assistant
Unit: Clinical Laboratory
Department: Laboratory

Opening Date: 26th April 2022
Closing Date:   1st May 2022

Summary/Overview:

The Adhoc Program Assistant, will report to the HOD clinical laboratory services and work closely with the HIV DR sequencing unit. S/he will take part in routine analytical work in the HIV DR sequencing lab. S/he will be involved in receipt of samples and reagents, keeping of sample inventory, documentation of laboratory processes, sample preparation for genomic analysis and other duties as assigned.

 Responsibilities

  • Select and label samples in preparation for testing.
    Maintain all laboratory records.
  • Sample preparation for genomic analysis and other duties as assigned.
  • Document all activities, results and report to laboratory management.
  • Clean and sterilize equipment and work area.
  • Undertake basic administrative tasks such as filing.
  • Comply with the correct procedures, policies, and health and safety regulations.
  • Participate in the execution of targets within agreed time lines.

Follow methodologies and standard operating procedures in carrying out assigned tasks.

  • Stay informed with the latest industry trends, techniques, and best practices.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Medical laboratory sciences (B.MLS) and related fields Biochemistry, Microbiology (B.Sc.)
  • Computer literacy in Ms. Word, Excel and Power point
  • Experience with Laboratory Information Systems is an added advantage.

Method of Application:

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

Application must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Grant Management Officer

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

Position: Grant Management Officer
Department Grants Management
Location Central Office

Opening Date: 14/04/2022
Closing Date: 28/04/2022

Job Description

  • Interpretation of funding/ application guidelines: Request for Application (RFA), Request for Quotation (RFQ), Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO.).
  • Meeting with relevant stakeholders towards full participation in writing grant proposals, response to RFPs/FOAs, and completing application forms in the Grants.gov and ASSIST applications.
  • Post-award responsibilities include preparing LOAs and MOUs for partners’/treatment sites and stakeholders and reviewing contract sub-awards/ subcontracts, including the scope of work, budget, modifications, prior award expenditures, extensions, addenda to Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)/Letter of Agreement (LOA).
  • Preparation and review of sub-partner financial submissions for conformity with funding guidelines.
  • Preparation of budget submissions for grant proposals in line with best financial practices and budgetary principles.
  • Development of funding dynamics for budget submissions of sub-partners, consultants, contractors, and service delivery facilities.
  • Orientation and mentoring of regional, state office, and health facility staff concerning the interpretation of the contents of the LOA, such as scope of work, activities, responsibilities, reporting, terms of agreements, certifications, budgets, etc., as indicated in the LOAs/MOUs.
  • Liaise with regional/state staff on one hand, and partners and health facilities on another on all matters concerning the grant and the existing relationships.
  • Proper documentation of correspondence, maintenance, and tracking LOAs, MOU, and budgets.
  • Attend to the external auditors’ requests regarding Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), MOU with our funding partners, and LOAs with implementing partners.
  • Preparation and collation of Monthly Spend plan and Work plan and Burn-rate Analysis.
  • Post-award responsibilities include reviewing all grants and contract sub-awards/ sub-contracts, including the scope of work, budget, modifications, prior award expenditures, and extensions.
  • Assist Grants Director in negotiating, executing, and implementing grants policies and co-ordinate various grants activities effectively.
  • Other cross-cutting activities across several prime and sub-grants

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Economics, and Business.
  • Computer literacy – strong Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word skills.
  • Possessing a professional degree such as MBA (Finance Management) or a professional certification (ACA) will be an added advantage.

 Experience

Must have completed NYSC service and two or more years of working experience required.

Method of Application

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org
  • All applications must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The subject of the email should be the job position and full name of the applicant.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advanced to the next stage of the selection process.