5uOf7zw6rElP0W60cr5Swco0m6Y JOBkonsult Nigeria: Vacancies At Equitable Health Access Initiative

Friday, November 8, 2013

Vacancies At Equitable Health Access Initiative



Our organization is a leading provider for treatment, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and other infectious diseases with our offices in Lagos and Akure. We require competent and result oriented candidates to fill the positions below:
 PROGRAM OFFICER, MEDICAL SERVICES

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:
He/She shall work under the direct supervision of the Head of the Clinical Services Department with support and guidance from the Akure State manager to deliver program related goals and activities at facility level and organizational level. Particularly mentoring and training of health workers on adult and pediatric ART, TB/HIV and other clinical related activities as will be dictated by program direction. He/she will also monitor program indicators at facility level and trouble shoot when necessary.
MAIN TASK:
Provide and utilize technical expertise in management of HIV positive adults and children.
Participate in development, adaptation & implementation of guidelines, and tools with federal government and donor agencies.
Represent the organization at implementing partners’ strategic meetings and State Ministries of Health.
Participate in needs assessment of hospitals and subsequent activation.
Identify training needs, draw up profile, budget and facilitate at training sessions for health care providers.
Carry out on going quality assurance to meet stated objectives.
Submit monthly and quarterly reports of all activities.
Ensure targets for adult and pediatric patients in care and on treatment and TB/HIV are met.
Organized regular Continuous Medical education for health care workers and developed easy job aids.
Provide on-site clinical mentoring and technical assistance to clinic staff.
Facilitate communication, collaboration, task-sharing and teamwork among clinic staff.
Ensure strong linkages between the clinic, the laboratory, the TB program, the PMTCT clinic, the pediatric clinic, inpatient care and community outreach staff.
Ensure that site and patient level data including clinical data, laboratory data are collected and documented into appropriate registers and tools
Submission of trip and monthly reports as at when due.
Give technical assistance to quality improvement team of each facility including technical supervision during the NIGERIA Qual.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITY

Technical expertise in the management of HIV positive adults, children and pregnant women including opportunistic infections to ensure delivery of quality health care.
Time efficient, systematic methodology.
Excellent training and presentation skills.
Successful negotiation and advocacy with appreciation of cross cultural uniqueness.
Impressive leadership and management skills.
Program and budget development, planning and implementation.
Rapid adaptability to new problem solving, responsibility and location.
I.T: Microsoft -Word, Excel, Power point, outlook, access.
Ability to spend up to 50% of time on domestic travels.
Language: Fluent in English Language.
Ability to multi task.

QUALIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS
A medical degree from a reputable university is a requirement.
A Master’s degree in public or other health related field will be an advantage.
At least 3 years of relevant clinical experience working on HIV Care and treatment program.

PROGRAM OFFICER CLINICAL LABORATORY SERVICES
JOB PURPOSE: 
With the head of department, plan, design, review, monitor all Laboratory program and provide technical support and implement high quality Laboratory services.
MAIN TASK:
Supervises Laboratory services at ACTION ARV, ART and PMTCT sites.
Provide technical support and assistance to the site lab staff.
Assist in adoption and application of Good laboratory practices.
Ensure strict adherence to SOP and use of appropriate controls in all assays at sites.
Work with lab staff to optimize workflow.
Provide forecast on reagents and consumables.
Identify lapses and put in place appropriate corrective measures.
Conduct on site trainings based on observations in critical areas.
Address concerns that cannot be accomplished by QA Site Monitors.
Network Laboratory where necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Experience in management of Laboratory services, particularly health facility based services.
Advance Laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
Relevant supervisory experience is required with some in an international development area preferred.
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs.
High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English.
Be able to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project and site staff.
Must be computer literate
Ability to multitask.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

B.Sc./HND in Laboratory Sciences or related field with post NYSC experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of Laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
Professional certification would be an advantage.

BIOMEDICAL ENGINNEER
JOB PURPOSE: 
Overall responsibility for the maintenance and repair of Laboratory equipments.
MAIN TASK:
Responsible for installation, adjustment, repair and maintenance of Laboratory equipments.
Keep all necessary records and documentation of all equipments.
Responsible for keeping planned preventive maintenance schedule for equipments.
Carry out planned preventive maintenance in accordance with approved procures.
Deal with equipment queries from site staff. 
Supervise and mentor staff in routine maintenance of Lab equipments.
Prepare spare parts request.
Network Laboratory where necessary and ensure provision of continuous equipment service.
Prepare to understand and follow rules and regulations and demonstrate positive attitude when it comes to additional duties required by the organization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

•      Should have evidence of successful participation in courses related to the field of work.
•      Ability to priorities and organize work to provide an effective quality service.
•      Should be proficient in the use of computer and other IT equipment especially Microsoft Office Software.
•      Proficiency in written and spoken English.
•      Must be able to work as a team member with good interpersonal and communication skills.
•      Ability to multi task.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering/Physics/Electrical Engineering or related field with post NYSC experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ working experience in similar field.

COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE: 
He/She will report to the Board of Trustees and the CEO. H/She ensures that all finance and accounting policies, budget control, payroll administration, procurement and administrative policies are fully complied with as stated in the Standard operating policies of the organisation.
MAIN TASK::
Ensure compliance with EHAI policies, SOPs and applicable local laws.
Initiate development of compliance/internal audit work tools
Review all entries posted into the NAV 13 ERP software; Petty cash book, cash books, Receivables, Payables, ledger accounts etc.
Review and monitor sub-contract agreement implementation.
Review sites’ financial reports using tracker sheet to monitor payments, budget and actual
Develop and regularly update sites payments lists.
Follow up with finance unit on reimbursement of retired site funds
Initiate review of SOPs for continuous update.
Develop annual audit plan for the unit and follow up on the execution.
Carry out regular review of EHAI’s level of compliance to donors’ requirements, Nigeria Government legislation and any other applicable laws.
Constantly monitoring approval granted from funders on restricted funds.
Review vouchers on every grant to ensure complete and accurate documentation.
Check the frequency of PAYEE & WHT remittance to the appropriate authority.
Review HR operations by establishing the process of recruitment, employee pension and NHF remittance etc.
Review state office reports against monthly work plan and budget.
Confirm authenticity and validity of all supporting documents.
Carry out cash count at the state office on a quarterly basis.
Carry out regular cash count at the head office.
Carry out pre and post payment review on procurement documents.
Review all travel retirements.
Carry out monthly review on payroll, NHF, pension and other deductions.
Submit monthly report.
Follow up on Management Control Report.
Perform any other duties that may be assigned by management.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Compliance Officer will have skills and experience sufficient to identify potential issues within a variety of compliance areas (Finance, resource utilization, etc.).
The Compliance Officer will be able to remain objective and function independently within the organization team. Advanced knowledge of auditing principles and practical experience of carrying out internal audits is required.
Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, high sense of objectivity organization and analytical skills.
High level of integrity is required.
Ability to negotiate, manage resources, train staff and partners in financial standard operating procedures.
Good communication, time management and interpersonal skills
Good management and supervisory skills
Good knowledge of computer application. Knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing and other presentation software required.
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in an international and multicultural environment.
Passion and commitment to NGO and professional value.
Ability to manage and work independently and efficiently.
Flexibility towards working hours.
Ability to multitask.
QUALIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS
University First Degree, HND or its equivalent in Accountancy or any related field and an advanced University degree in appropriate field or professional accounting qualification (e.g. ICAN, ACCA).
Minimum of 5 years of experience in audit function of a best-practice organisation, preferably in an international NGO.
Experience in electronic data processing and sound knowledge of IFRS is an added advantage.
Practical experience in NAV ERP 13 software is desirable.

TO APPLY

Check appropriate email address for preferred position below:
1. JOB TITLE/ LOCATION: PROGRAM OFFICER, MEDICAL SERVICES clinicals@ehainigeria.org
2. JOB TITLE/ LOCATION: PROGRAM OFFICER, PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES clinicals@ehainigeria.org
3. JOB TITLE/LOCATION: PROGRAM OFFICER CLINICAL LABORATORY SERVICES laborate@ehainigeria.org
4. JOB TITLE: BIOMEDICAL ENGINNEER laborate@ehainigeria.org
5. JOB TITLE/LOCATION: PROGRAM OFFICER, COMMUNITY MEDICINE commed@ehainigeria.org
6. JOB TITLE/LOCATION: PROGRAM ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MEDICINE commed@ehainigeria.org
7. JOB TITLE/LOCATION: FINANCE OFFICER fin@ehainigeria.org
8. JOB TITLE/LOCATION: COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT ceo@ehainigeria.org
Candidates should indicate appropriate position and location in their application letter and subject of e-mail. EHAI is an equal opportunity employer.


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