State Finance and Administration Director - Nigeria IHP Task Order 5

The Palladium Group

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Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits. For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Project Overview and Role

  • The purpose of this Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) Task Order (TO) 5 Contract is to implement priority primary health interventions in Sokoto State to strengthen the state-, LGA-, and ward-level health system as well as strengthen engagement with the state government. The objectives of the program are to (a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care services; (b) improve access to primary health care services; and, (c) increase the quality of primary health care services.
  • The IHP goal is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary health care (PHC) services. TO 05 will be USAID’s principal primary health program service delivery activity in Sokoto and will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state.
  • USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for primary health care (PHC) services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee IHP operations including; but not limited to, human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance
  • Conduct internal and coordinate external financial audits
  • Prepare budgets for annual work-plans and financial reports for USAID/Nigeria

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or other relevant fields
  • Demonstrated experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance
  • Demonstrated ability for developing and managing large budgets, and in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards
  • Possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on the team

Note: 

  • Nigerian nationals representing the gender, ethnic, and regional diversity of country are strongly encouraged to apply

 

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Summary

Company

The Palladium Group

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Sokoto

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

MBA / MSc

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years