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Senior Public Health Surveillance Advisor Recruitment Bachelor Degree Job

2024-03-27 14:56   Medical / Healthcare   Abuja   70 views
Job Details

Job ID.: req21315

Location: Abuja

Employment type: Contract

Duration: 1 year with possible extension for an additional 6 months

Project Overview and Role

Nigeria SCALE project is a USAID-funded 5-year project (Oct 08, 2020 – Oct 07, 2025), implemented by Palladium in collaboration with the local resource partners. The goal of the Nigeria SCALE project is to strengthen the financial, management and advocacy capacity of local civil society organizations (CSOs) and Business Membership Organizations (BMOs) in Nigeria to create a more accountable, transparent, peaceful, and democratic Nigeria with more effective and efficient public service delivery.

The SCALE project supports civil society organizations (CSOs) and business membership organizations (BMOs) across all of USAID/Nigeria’s programmatic sectors with a basket of managerial, business strengthening, and advocacy capacity-building interventions aimed at advancing Nigerian CSO sustainability combined with targeted grants to advance mutually agreed upon priorities.

The project is designed to enhance local civil society organizations’ ability to be positive and responsible change agents in Nigeria.

The project has five main components:

Component One - Improve CSO organizational capacity

Component Two - Enhance capacity for CSO advocacy, collaboration and management

Component Three - Improve the policy and regulatory environment for civil society

Component Four - Countering Trafficking in Persons (CTIP), and

Component Five - Sector strengthening and advocacy.

Purpose of Position

The Grants Assistant is responsible for supporting the grants department in the implementation of programmatic activities of the SCALE Project office.

This position is based in Abuja, Nigeria. The Grants Assistant will report to the Senior Grants Officer.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Maintains and ensure grants file update.

Provide administrative support in managing the overall grant process. This may involve maintaining grant calendars, coordinating meetings and communication with stakeholders, and organizing grant-related documentation.

Support the Grant Accountant to ensure completeness of milestone deliverables before being processed for payment.

Maintains and ensure milestone payment tracker and fund disbursement are up to date.

Supports the Senior Grant officers to prepare and track monthly forecasts.

Send reminder to grantees on milestone due dates.

Provide support to other grants team members may be necessary.

Required Qualifications

A Degree in Accounting, Social sciences or related field.

A minimum of one years of work experience in a similar role.

Prior experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred.

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are required.

Ability to communicate with grantees in a professional manner, both via written and verbal communication.

Strong analytical and computer skills; strong attention to detail.

Ability to maintain financial records.

Ability to take initiative, work independently, and to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.

Fluency in English and a local language is required.

Must be authorized to work in Nigeria.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


We cannot offer sponsorship for this position.

To be considered for this role, all applicants must have the right to work and live in Nigeria permanently.

Applications from individuals without the current right to work in Nigeria will not be considered.

This position will be based in our Abuja office only. Applicants from outside Abuja are welcome but will need to relocate at their own expense as no relocation package is available

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.We are recruiting to fill the position below: