Job Offers at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Wednesday 18, April 2018

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Job Offers at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Wednesday 18, April 2018 – Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a worldwide wellbeing philanthropic association, utilizes demonstrated methodologies created more than 40 years to help pioneers, wellbeing directors, and groups in creating countries fabricate more grounded wellbeing frameworks for more prominent wellbeing sway. We work to spare lives by shutting the hole amongst learning and activity in general wellbeing.

We are enlisting to fill the situation beneath:

Title: Compliance Manager
Job ID: 13-10003
Location: Abuja
Reports To: Project Director
Grade: J

Overview

  • Reporting to the Project Director, the Compliance Manager will be responsible for establishing the compliance framework, planning, conducting, and reporting on internal audits and compliance verifications for the Global Fund grant over MSH (country) finance and operations to ascertain that Global Fund and MSH policies and procedures, local laws and regulations, and other applicable GF requirements are followed in conducting financial transactions and operational activities.
  • S/he will identify gaps in existing control systems, and provide recommendations to strengthen them while also building on developing and strengthening MSH’s internal policies and SOPs.
  • S/he will identify gaps in knowledge and skills; and will train on both existing and improved policies, process flows and SOPs.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop compliance framework and compliance review checklists (tools) for MSH business processes, class of transactions and operations; including specific compliance requirement contained in donor (Global Fund) agreements.
  • Develop an annual internal audit and compliance verification plan, based on prioritized risks, for audits and compliance reviews over MSH Nigeria Global Fund Malaria grant operations.
  • Continuously assess and review current internal policies and SOPs and updates and/or develops new policies and SOPs as needed, working with department manager and directors.
  • Conducts audits and compliance verifications, in accordance with the audit and compliance verification plans, to ascertain effectiveness of internal controls and compliance within MSH Corporate and other MSH (country) policy framework and Global Fund grant management policies and regulations and identifies gaps in procedures and controls systems and provides recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Conducts audits and compliance reviews of recipients of sub contracts.
  • Follows-up on recommendations to ensure they have been substantially implemented.
  • Manages and supervises internal audit and compliance team in performance of the approved annual audit and compliance review plans in addition to the individual roles and responsibilities to ensure they are performing well.
  • Documents internal audit testing in audit work papers, detailing the procedures performed and conclusions reached; and submits reports that identify areas of weaknesses and their impact on MSH Nigeria financial and operational activities.
  • Conducts internal investigations of fraud and misconduct in collaboration with Corporate Internal Audit Unit.
  • Supports the MSH Leadership in the promotion of a culture of integrity and compliance, which includes fraud awareness training and compliance training.
  • Identifies gaps in knowledge and skills and develops a training plan; provides internal trainings based on the training plan on MSH internal control policies and procedures and industry best practice in mitigating risk and fraud.
  • Prepares periodic summary reports on audits, investigations, compliance reviews and status of audit corrective actions and presents to the MSH Leadership Team for follow up actions.
  • Makes recommendation to the Senior Leadership team on how to close internal audit recommendations.
  • Provides guidance and advice with regards to the specific MSH (country) local laws, registration requirements, etc. to ensure full compliance.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A post-graduate degree in Business Management or field closely related to the assigned responsibilities is required. Professional certification as Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Seven plus years of experience in compliance, risk management or audit required. Experience working on Global Fund grants will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Global Fund grant rules and regulations and the U.S Government (OFDA, USAID, CDC, etc) as well as private and bilateral donors.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with financial systems required. Strong working of MS Word, Excel, Access
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal English) and the ability to write clear, concise reports.
  • Excellent organizational and personal management skills.
  • Well-developed conceptual, critical, problem solving and analytical thinking with the ability to convey complex information in a straightforward, interesting way, and influencing this to a wider audience.
  • Knowledge or appreciation of (country) in terms of its political, economic and social trends plus a good understanding of the key development and humanitarian issues in the region.
  • Leadership, project management and team building skills, including training, giving support and recognizing expertise in others.
  • Skilled at influencing activity at a senior level, taking initiative and working independently as well as work a team player; demonstrate cooperation with members of other teams, responding quickly and accurately to queries and issues.
  • A strong commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care.
  • Commitment to MSH’s overall aims and policies and experience of promoting women’s rights and the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of MSH’s work

Interested candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Title: Supply Chain Management Systems Specialist
Job ID: 13-10004
Location: Osun
Reports To: Senior Technical Manager, PSM

Overview

The objective of the SCMS specialist position is to provide technical leadership that will ensure the reliable availability of diagnostics (RDT), Anti-malaria, Long lasting Insecticides treated nets (LLIN), and other public health commodities, care and support as well as other consumables at designated health facilities in each focus state supported by the Global  fund project, in close coordination with the Senior Technical Manager, PSM, build and strengthen the capacities of both LGAs and State Logistics Management Coordinating Unit (LMCUs), and support same to facilitate and improve data collection, validation and timely reporting.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Spearheading the strategic design and implementation of all SCMS activities implemented under the Global Fund project in the designated focus state.
  • Member of the state project management team that is responsible for overall project implementation and performance at the field level.
  • Provide technical assistance (TA) to a multi-disciplinary team of service providers (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientist) to streamline the process for requesting malaria commodities/medical supply by the partner health facilities and order the same from state medical stores.
  • Work closely with Chemonics to ensure tracking of commodities distribution from the central medical warehouse to facilities and provide feedback to central office.
  • Provide TA to a multi-disciplinary team of service providers (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientist) to ensure the institutionalization of efficient and effective inventory management system at designated partner health facilities and State central medical warehouse.
  • Provide guidance to a multi-disciplinary team of service providers (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientist) on Adverse Drug Reaction (ADRs) real time monitoring, documentation and reporting (monthly and quarterly).
  • Support LMCUs (LGAs and State) to present at TWG meetings ADRs reported and State Stock status report from facilities.
  • Work closely with LCMUs (state and LGAs) to ensure that malaria commodities in the medical ware house have appropriate accountability through real time documentation of all transactions.
  • Report monthly/bi-monthly state medical warehouse and facility level stock position.
  • Working closely with the Senior Technical Manager, PSM to coach and mentor service providers and state government partners to strengthen the SCMS capacity at the state level and in each partner health facilities.
  • Utilizing adapted tools, build the capacity of relevant health facility staff (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientists) on forecasting, inventory management and reporting.
  • Working closely with the Senior Technical Manager PSM, provide TA to the state logistics technical working group (TWG)/ LMCUs to ensure the implementation of a harmonized logistic management system and framework.
  • Provide TA to the state government and partner health facilities to ensure the effective reverse logistics and safe disposal of expiries across the supported sites in the state, in line with national and global fund waste drive policy.
  • Liaise and network with relevant GF SRs partners, state government and collaborators to improve MSH’s visibility, coordination of activities and promotion of shared advocacy agenda for SCMS at the state level.
  • Participate at state-level PSM Technical working group (TWG) meetings hosted by same or other international agencies as required.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Technical Manager, PSM.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. Post-graduate degree in public health/health science is an advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years’ field level experience with Malaria programs and public health commodities supported by bilateral agencies such as GF, USAID/CDC, and other funders particularly those related to supply chain management both at facilities and state level.
  • Have an excellent grasp of SCMS issues and current literature on SCMS in a developing country context.
  • Strong numeric skills and attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload.
  • Logical and flexible approach to solving problems, especially when working under pressure.
  • Monitoring/assessing performance to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Working knowledge of health commodities SCM at health facilities and state level.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in components of Pharmaceutical Care.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be registered with the relevant professional body-Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN).
  • Have an excellent grasp of SCMS issues and current literature on SCMS in a developing country context.
  • Have an excellent understanding of comprehensive malaria programming, including program design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Strong working competency in computer applications to carry out management and data analysis as maybe required.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.

Interested candidates should: Click here to apply

Deadline 24th April, 2018.

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