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Job Title: Technical Officer Finance

Job ID: 12-4585

Grade: 4

Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Center/Office: CLM – General

Project/Program: PLAN-Health   

Sector: NGO

Organisation: Management Sciences for Health, Inc. (MSH)

Overall Responsibilities:

The Technical Officer Finance  will work in a team led by a Technical Advisor to provide integrated technical assistance for the capacity building of CSO and government partners at the federal, state and local government in strengthening their management system and support the delivery of programs for project management, grants & procurement management, proposal development and leadership and management in order to enable the partners to be more programmatic, institutional and financially sustainable.

Technical Officer Finance position must have at least three years of working experience in financial management and should be familiar with PEPFAR and HIV/AIDS service delivery in Nigeria.  Good knowledge of the expectations and demands of USAID and other international donor agencies will be an added advantage.  The TO is expected to have strong facilitation skills and be able to train staff of partner organizations.

Specific Responsibilities

1.   Client Responsibilities:

The TO accomplishes project goals through the following:

•   Implementing technical assistance in a manner that leads to adoption and sustainable use of PLAN-Health tools and approaches by building client awareness of current gaps, achieving buy-in on the viability and need for a PLAN-Health tool or approach, and training client staff on the use of PLAN-Health tools or approaches.

•   Building and managing professional relationships with key stakeholders, and providing reliable, high-quality follow through on all obligations to clients and other parties.

•   Bringing pending needs for contracted work or short term technical assistance to the attention of the Technical Advisor in a timely manner.

2.  Internal Responsibilities: The TO supports the functioning of PLAN-Health Nigeria through the following:

•   Providing support to Technical Advisors and other staff on integrating clients’ needs for institutional capacity building into project work plans and budget projections.

•   Drafting internal reports and/or communications as needed.

•   Submitting requests for contracts or STTA, and all administrative items (e.g., expense reports, timesheets, travel requests), in a timely manner.

•   Making the Technical Advisor aware of opportunities to expand PLAN-Health’s Nigeria’s impact through new client engagement.


•   Graduate degree in international public health, international development, public policy, public administration, management, social sciences or a related discipline.

•   Experience managing HIV or health related projects in Nigeria using project management techniques and tools.

•   Ability to work as a member of a team, and to contribute to developing a new project in a dynamic environment.

•   Experience working with civil society organisations and public sector institutions in   Nigeria

•   Proven programmatic, technical, and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with professional colleagues in a broad range of indigenous governmental organizations andNGOs.

•   Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications, teamwork and partnering abilities.

•   Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

•   Fluency in oral and written English required.

•   Willingness to travel within Nigeria regularly and potentially outside Nigeria, as required.

•   Minimum of 5 years experience in related field.

Application Link: Management Sciences for Health Nigeria Job Portal

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