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    • Open Jobs
      1. Administrative Assistant
      2. Accountant
      3. Communications Manager
      4. Operations & Finance Director
      5. Monitoring, Evaluation, and Adaptive Learning (MEAL) Manager
    • Method of Application

    Administrative Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp

    Chemonics International seeks a highly motivated and dynamic Administrative Assistant who provides support to complete all administrative, reporting, contractual, financial, and personnel responsibilities. The Administrative Assistant will ensure close functional collaboration with other stakeholders, partner staff, and home-office team to enhance efficiency provision of services and accountability. The Administrative Assistant will report to and be supervised by the FHM Engage Nigeria Operations and Finance Director. The estimated start date for this full-time position is expected to be on/around December 1, 2022. The location of assignment is Abuja, Nigeria. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting firm operating in over 80 countries, starting up the USAID-funded Frontier Health Markets Engage project in Nigeria. As USAID’s flagship private sector health project, FHM Engage envisions a world in which health markets are responsive, equitable, resilient, and driven by consumer needs. To meet this vision, FHM Engage – led by Chemonics and its core partners, co-technical lead Results for Development, Pathfinder, and Zenysis – catalyzes the adoption of fresh, contextually-relevant pathways in health market development by building on existing structures and offering strong behavioral, technical, and managerial approaches.

    While supporting local market actors to build upon current government and donor investments, we also use systems thinking to understand the market system, identify root causes of market under performance, and develop context-specific and locally informed strategies and solutions to systematically change market environments and health markets. FHM Engage works in 7 intermediate result areas, namely: Stewardship, Health financing, Rules & Regulations, Market Intelligence, Supply (Services), Supply (Products), and Demand. The initial geographic focus is Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ebonyi. It is anticipated that additional states will be programmed in following years.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist program staff in arranging travel, visas, hotel accommodations for all project-related travel
    • Assist with project procurement of goods and services; administer maintenance agreements as directed
    • Ensure operation of office equipment including reviewing maintenance requirements, arranging for necessary repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluation new equipment
    • Collects and sorts incoming and outgoing correspondence
    • Assist in the processing of accounting transactions in accordance with the general principles of accounting and Chemonics policies
    • Processing requisitions for the procurement of goods and services and maintain an updated list of suppliers
    • Provide any other administrative support such as filing, copying, completing errands as assigned by leadership to ensure efficient support to the project
    • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned and responsible for providing administrative and logistical support to conferences, workshops, and meetings

    Qualifications:

    • At least 2 years’ experience working in bookkeeping and finance
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite, in specific MS Excel and Word
    • Strong organizational, work prioritization skills, and attention to detail
    • Experience with financing and accounting for USAID projects or/and other international donors preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to work productively within a team
    • Possess excellent organizational and strong multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
    • Proficiency in English required
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Must be authorized to work in Nigeria

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    Accountant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Chemonics International seeks a highly motivated and dynamic Accountant to support the Operations and Finance Director in all aspects of the project accounting and financial management. S/he oversees the processing of accounting transactions according to the general principles of accounting and adhere to home office field accounting manual procedures. The Account must also follow USAID and Chemonics policies, procedures, and regulations. The accountant will report to and be supervised by the FHM Engage Nigeria Operations and Finance Director. The estimated start date for this full-time position is expected to be on/around December 1, 2022. The location of assignment is Abuja, Nigeria. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting firm operating in over 80 countries, starting up the USAID funded Frontier Health Markets Engage project in Nigeria. As USAID’s flagship private sector health project, FHM Engage envisions a world in which health markets are responsive, equitable, resilient, and driven by consumer needs. To meet this vision, FHM Engage – led by Chemonics and its core partners, co-technical lead Results for Development, Pathfinder, and Zenysis – catalyzes the adoption of fresh, contextually-relevant pathways in health market development by building on existing structures and offering strong behavioral, technical, and managerial approaches.

    While supporting local market actors to build upon current government and donor investments, we also use systems thinking to understand the market system, identify root causes of market under performance, and develop context-specific and locally informed strategies and solutions to systematically change market environments and health markets. FHM Engage works in 7 intermediate result areas, namely: Stewardship, Health financing, Rules & Regulations, Market Intelligence, Supply (Services), Supply (Products), and Demand. The initial geographic focus is Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ebonyi. It is anticipated that additional states will be programmed in following years.

    Responsibilities:

    • Review payments prepared by Bookkeepers to ensure that all supporting documentation and approvals are accurate
    • Review copies of all receipts for all expenses
    • submissions to the Project and improve overall capacity in grantee financial management
    • Facilitate provision of information and documentation during audits
    • Review expense reports
    • Provide a first review of all accounting transactions entered into the accounting software by the Bookkeepers
    • Review procurement transactions prepared by Bookkeepers to ensure that all supporting documentation and approvals are accurate
    • Oversee bank reconciliation process as a second reviewer
    • Ensure the maintenance of proper accounting documentation
    • Oversee processing of payroll each month and prepare salary receipt/payroll forms, as well as the Provident Fund withholdings and employer contributions
    • Liaise with income tax authority and remit employee withholdings on a monthly basis
    • Serve as the primary point of contact with the home office Field Accounting & Compliance Team (FACT) representative
    • Review and approve all the work prepared by the bookkeepers
    • Review all coding sheets before they are sent to the Finance Manager & COP for approval
    • Examine monthly wire transfer requests through a thorough analysis of projected project expenditures
    • Support the Finance Manager in subcontractor management by reviewing and monitoring monthly subcontractor invoices
    • Evaluate VAT reports to ensure accuracy and compliance
    • Ensure all transactions are in compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
    • Support the Finance Manager as a liaison to other administrative and technical components to manage project financial budgeting and expenditure progress
    • Conduct pre-award surveys to verify financial capability of NGO prior to award
    • Lead trainings for grantees on an individual and group basis on the financial requirements and any financial management issues with the goal of improving the quality of the financial
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager to achieve the Project’s goals and objectives

    Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, commerce, or a related discipline
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of USAID regulations
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting
    • Knowledge of Nigeria operating environment, including registration, taxes, and labor law
    • Proven track record of managing complex budgets successfully
    • Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets and preparation of graphs, tables, charts with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and QuickBooks is necessary
    • Proficiency in English required
    • Must be authorized to work in Nigeria
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

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    Communications Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding&nbsp

    Chemonics seeks a Communication Manager. Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting firm operating in over 80 countries, starting up the USAID-funded Frontier Health Markets Engage project in Nigeria. The USAID FHM Engage project is a global cooperative agreement, comprised of a suite of multiple activities, which works to increase private health sector contributions to advance voluntary family planning and other health outcomes, including maternal, newborn and child health, malaria, TB, and HIV/AIDS in lower- and middle-income countries. This will be achieved through strategies and approaches to address key market constraints and barriers that inhibit the functioning of local markets in mixed health systems. Key results anticipated from FHM Engage include an improved market environment for greater private sector participation in the delivery of health products and services and improved equitable access to and uptake of quality consumer-driven health products and services.  We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    The FHM Engage Communications Manager for the Nigeria activity will be based in Abuja and will work closely with Chief of Party Nigeria and the Senior Communications Specialist for FHM Engage globally, to support FHM Engage external communication and outreach goals. A strong writer with sound judgement, and the ability to think creatively, solve problems, and support strategic communications activities, the manager creates high-quality content for FHM Engage external outlets and plays an active role in promoting our global communications objectives.

    The Communications Manager will assist in collecting information from all participating provinces (including capturing stories, conducting interviews, taking photographs, recording videos, sound bites or podcasts, or developing graphics, images/infographics,) to develop an array of communications materials. The Communications Manager will also support the technical team to maintain deliverable deadlines, produce high-quality drafts of publications and project deliverables for review, compile inputs to develop quarterly/annual reports, while ensuring all materials adhere to USAID and FHM Engage Branding and Marking guidelines (including style guide and templates).

    Responsibilities:

    • Supports FHM Engage communication and outreach initiatives and planning in Nigeria to increase visibility and understanding of FHM Engage objectives, approaches, and successes
    • Identifies, researches, collects project information and/or analyzes data and from technical and M&E teams, to draft useful story-driven content about complex technical topics and other engaging content (included but not limited to news stories, blogs, press releases, brochures, one pages, fact sheets, impact/success stories, photo essays, briefs) for target audiences on FHM Engage external outlets, including the project website and social media, or for external publication
    • Takes photographs, captures sound bites or video clips, and create graphics, shareables, and/or infographics as necessary to accompany project publications and social media posts
    • Interviews a variety of stakeholders for the purpose of creating content for external audiences
    • Ensures all project deliverables and external facing documents are of high quality, submitted on time, and in compliance with FHM Engage branding and marking requirements, and are consistent with achieving the overall component goals and objectives
    • Compiles and consolidates information from technical leads to assist project director in writing and producing high quality technical reports that highlight relevant success stories for proliferation to relevant partners, stakeholders, and client
    • Produces PowerPoint presentations for management and technical team when requested for specific meetings, events, trainings, and workshops
    • As necessary, provides end-to-end communications support for FHM Engage Nigeria’s participation in events, conferences, and other forums, from strategic planning to internal and external outreach before, during, and after the event
    • Facilitates internal communications, maintains internal program communications files, and provides communications trainings to individuals working with FHM Engage in Nigeria as necessary
    • Manages consultants, vendors, and subcontractors to ensure successful and timely implementation of communications plans
    • Responds to requests from the Senior Communications Specialist FHM Engage Leadership team and/or the Senior Communications Specialist

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree in English, communications, marketing, international development, journalism, public relations, or related field preferred
    • A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in communications and outreach, including experience in managing the design and implementation of communications plans or program. Work content must have involved strategic communications, events communications, graphics design and publications development, and/or communication campaign management
    • Thorough knowledge of USAID funding and its contractual and reporting requirements required; experience managing USAID-funded health programs strongly preferred
    • Solid understanding of health systems strongly preferred
    • Proven ability to multitask with strong attention to detail
    • Excellent management, organization, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressure and manage production schedules
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint are required; familiarity with web management tools and video editing and photo manipulation tools is desirable; and a strong working knowledge of popular social media outlets (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Instagram, YouTube) is a plus
    • Fluent written and oral English is required. English writing sample and/or test may be requested from top candidates
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

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    Operations & Finance Director

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Chemonics seeks a Operations and Finance Manager for the USAID- funded Frontier Health Markets Engage project. Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting firm operating in over 80 countries, starting up the USAID-funded Frontier Health Markets Engage project in Nigeria. As USAID’s flagship private sector health project, FHM Engage envisions a world in which health markets are responsive, equitable, resilient, and driven by consumer needs. To meet this vision, FHM Engage – led by Chemonics and its core partners, co-technical lead Results for Development, Pathfinder, and Zenysis – catalyzes the adoption of fresh, contextually-relevant pathways in health market development by building on existing structures and offering strong behavioral, technical, and managerial approaches.

    While supporting local market actors to build upon current government and donor investments, we also use systems thinking to understand the market system, identify root causes of market under performance, and develop context-specific and locally informed strategies and solutions to systematically change market environments and health markets. FHM Engage works in 7 intermediate result areas, namely: Stewardship, Health financing, Rules & Regulations, Market Intelligence, Supply (Services), Supply (Products), and Demand. The initial geographic focus is Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ebonyi. It is anticipated that additional states will be programmed in following years.

    The Operations and Finance Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of office administration, human resources, procurement, and logistics for the FHM Engage Nigeria program in compliance with U.S. government regulations, Chemonics’ corporate and field office policies, and Nigeria law. This individual is responsible for establishing and managing all project finance and accounting procedures in line with USAID rules and regulations and providing the technical staff with operational support. They will liaise frequently with Chemonics’ Home Office project management unit (PMU) in Washington, D.C. to ensure smooth operations of the project. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. The estimated start date for the position is expected to be on/around mid-November, 2022.

    Finance and Accounting:

    • Ensure the program’s practices abide by US government accepted accounting procedures, USAID procedures, Chemonics policy, and Nigeria law
    • Prepare proper financial documentation using ABACUS software program, and accurately process expenditures for monthly invoicing to USAID
    • Review and prepare project payments for Country Director final approval and make accurate recording in financial management software of per diem expense reports, requests for payments, vendor invoices, wire transfer requests, petty cash, and similar financial tasks
    • Liaise with the local bank, reconcile monthly bank statements for both USD and local currency accounts, and verify all deposits and withdrawals
    • Manage the processing of local taxes for the program
    • Submit the monthly wire transfer payment request on time and with the required documents included to the PMU as backup
    • Perform other finance and accounting duties as required
    • The Operations and Finance Manager will report to and be supervised by the FHM Engage Nigeria Country Director

    Operational Support:

    • Liaise with local entities such as project bank, tax registration and local business authorities, and ensure registrations and certifications are up to date and compliant
    • Manage office procurements, including issuing RFQs and RFPs, obtaining and reviewing price quotes from suppliers, writing selection memos, negotiating with suppliers as necessary, overseeing the delivery and inspection of goods, and collecting and filing all relevant procurement documents in accordance with Chemonics processes and procedures for field office procurement
    • Maintain tracking systems for inventory, procurements, and personnel
    • Oversee the recruitment processes in compliance with Chemonics established procedures including but not limited to supporting development of job descriptions and interview questions, shortlisting and pre-screening candidates, scheduling interviews, and conducting reference checks, negotiating offers of employment, and collecting required documentation from candidates and filing paperwork appropriately
    • Manage all onboarding processes to ensure new hires are provided with adequate training and orientation regarding the project and relevant Chemonics policies to perform the job to the best of their ability
    • Supervise staff as assigned and provide routine performance feedback
    • Ensure strict compliance with USAID regulations and Chemonics’ standard policy and procedures at all times
    • Assist with updating project procedure and policy manuals as necessary and in coordination with the Chemonics home office
    • Support the timely completion of any other administrative, operations, or contractual tasks as assigned by the regional country director or his/her designee
    • Other tasks as required

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related discipline. Masters preferred
    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing a complex projects’ human resources, finances, operations, and strategies
    • Knowledge of USAID regulations and procedures, especially procurement and cost accounting principles
    • Knowledge of Nigeria operating environment, including registration, taxes, and labor law
    • Proven track record of managing complex budgets successfully
    • Excellent administrative, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be authorized to work in Nigeria
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Written and spoken fluency in English

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    Monitoring, Evaluation, and Adaptive Learning (MEAL) Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Chemonics International seeks a highly motivated and dynamic Monitoring, Evaluation, and Adaptive Learning (MEAL) Manager to play a key role on Frontier Health Markets Engage (FHM Engage). Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting firm operating in over 80 countries, starting up the USAID-funded Frontier Health Markets Engage project in Nigeria. FHM Engage is a global cooperative agreement to provide technical assistance supporting local actors to improve the ability of health markets to meet supply-side capacity gaps and consumer preferences, contributing to equitable provision of and access to high-quality family planning and other health services and products in mixed health systems. Led by Chemonics, R4D as co-technical lead, alongside Pathfinder International and Zenysis Technologies, FHM Engage will work through 16 local, regional, and specialized network implementation partners (NIPs) to deliver lasting results.

    Building on over 30 years of USAID investment, FHM Engage focuses on strengthening local health markets by addressing the root causes of market failures in the core market functions to create the necessary behavior change that catalyzes supply and demand and supports sustainable change. In Nigeria, FHM Engage aims to increase private sector contributions to achieving national objectives related to voluntary family planning, maternal, newborn, child health, and adolescent, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDs, malaria, and/or other infectious diseases.

    As the MEAL Manager on FHM Engage, you will provide in-country adaptive learning technical leadership, support data collection and reporting for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, and program management on activities in Nigeria. As part of this work, you will work closely with local and global stakeholders to achieve the program’s objectives. A successful MEAL Manager will be highly motivated and a creative problem solver; have strong analytical, communication, and collaboration skills; and have a commitment to excellence and producing results. We are a team that is resourceful, responsible, tenacious, high-energy, and always has a positive attitude. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with Nigeria-based team as well as colleagues based in the US and UK
    • Effectively manage relationships with partners in Nigeria, ranging from USAID to implementers to government and community actors, in coordination with the FHM Engage Consortium partners
    • Represent Chemonics Home team and our FHM Engage Nigeria project office, while working in close partnership with others in the organization and across the FHM Engage Consortium
    • Support design and implementation of various data collection processes, such as systems mapping and lean testing as well as routine monitoring and program evaluation activities
    • Support the implementation of in-country workshops and lead discussions around the project’s theory of change
    • Lead desk review and analysis for various adaptive learning activities in-country
    • This position is based in Abuja and reports to FHM Engage Nigeria Chief of Party

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree and at least seven years of relevant experience
    • Experience leading or supporting data collection processes required
    • Strong understanding of monitoring, evaluation, and adaptive learning and ability to effectively communicate the purpose and work to a diverse set of stakeholders required
    • Knowledge of and previous experience working with USAID is preferred
    • Knowledge of and previous experience working in the health sector is preferred
    • Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to present complicated and detailed data to team leads and project stakeholders
    • High level of organization, attention to detail, professionalism, and reliability
    • Ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast-paced environment across multiple projects and work streams with competing time/resource demands
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Written and verbal fluency in English required
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

    Method of Application

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    Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “the job title” in the subject line to FHMNigeriaRecruit@chemonics.com by October 17, 2022. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

    Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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