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Closeout Manager - Palladium HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-18 08:16   Administrative / Management   Abuja   262 views
Job Details

Location: Abuja

Project Overview and Role

USAID Integrated Health Program (IHP) in Nigeria:

IHP is an integrated health program with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) to identify and support rapid scale-up of proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening of health systems.

It will focus its support for service delivery in six intervention areas, family planning, malaria, routine immunization, nutrition, maternal/newborn health, and treatment of childhood pneumonia/diarrhoea.

The program works closely with state-level government officials to support established state-level Health and Development Plans, build capacity, and promote ownership of interventions, systems, and results.

Specific interventions are tailored to local contexts and are aimed to be fully developed at state and Local Government Area (LGA) levels. Through agreements with individual states, the program’s potential breadth is the entire country with an emphasis on the north.

IHP is a USAID-funded $225M IDIQ contract with six task orders and a possible seventh task order follow on. The end dates of the task orders are as follows:

Task Order 2: December 27, 2024

Task Order 3: January 30, 2024

Task Order 4: March 31, 2024

Task Order 5: April 30, 2024

Task Order 6: December 27, 2024

Task Order 7: December 27, 2024

This Opportunity

IHP is seeking a Closeout Manager – Operations, Finance, and Logistics to provide support during close out of all task orders and to complete key operations, finance, and logistics related tasks.

Reporting and Supervision:

This role will report directly to the Director of Finance and Administration in Abuja. This position will also work closely with the various State Finance and Administration Directors and State Teams.

The position will be in Abuja, Nigeria with frequent travel to Bauchi, Kebbi, Sokoto, and Ebonyi.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Provide program management and surge support to the Chief of Party (COP), Director of Finance and Administration, and State Finance and Administration Directors on an as-needed basis.

Work with team based in Abuja on key operational tasks, and travel to the different task order states to assist operational and finance staff with close-out related tasks.

Work with team based in Washington, DC to coordinate on key operational tasks and closeout duties for all task orders on an as needed basis.

Provide ongoing close-out support across the following areas: Programmatic, Personnel, Administrative, Financial, Legal, Contracts & Compliance, Facilities, Logistics, Grants/Procurements, Records Management, and Operations.

Maintain an updated Closeout Tracker and coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure that all closeout tasks are completed in a timely, accurate manner.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of 10 years of experience managing Operations, Finance, and Logistics related activities with an emphasis on USAID-funded projects.

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, including the ability to manage large projects, budgets, and client expectations.

High level of computer literacy.

Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.

Experience with closeout of USAID funded contracts would be an added advantage.

Willingness to travel frequently for 2-3 weeks at a time.

Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Company Description
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.