Ongoing recruitment at The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH), Abuja

The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) project is a social accountability project implemented through the strategy of partnership building of indigenous CSO’s, champions and activists to ensure the government at national and state levels in Nigeria fulfill commitments to child and family health.

PACFaH is recruiting for suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment into the job positions in Abuja below:

Job Title: Communications Officer (Long term Consultancy)
Location:
Abuja
Slot: 4
Job Description

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager, the ideal candidate will work within PAcFaH teams to develop and operationalize the health advocacy communication plan and social media strategy of PACFaH partner NGOs.
  • S/he will develop and maintain relationships with journalists and media outlets, monitor media; advise on reactive media opportunities, develop and pitch proactive media opportunities; arid write and distribute media releases and op-eds.
  • The ideal candidate will also develop online communication materials including video content, maintain oversight of Partners website, including updating relevant information; contribute to the development and delivery of communication strategies for events, forums and policy submissions; and develop and implement PACFaH’s advocacy strategies campaigns, in consultation with the Manager Policy and Communications.

Description:

  • Successful candidates will be engaged on a consultancy basis for a 6 month renewable period. Experts with relevant experience in confirmed positions are encouraged to take up this opportunity on secondment, sabbatical or no-paid leave for the Initial 6 month period. Duty post – Abuja with 10%-15% travel.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a first degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, English Language.
  • For one of the four available positions, Pharmacists with relevant communication skills and related experience are also invited to apply.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience Copywriting, proofreading, developing and communicating the core messages of a public health, social sector or gender programs in past projects, Post graduate qualifications in the social sector will be a distinct advantage.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for developing systems for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the project such as setting up procedures for data collection and analysis as well as creating mechanisms and formats for both internal and external M&E.
  • S/he will develop and administer toots that enable the organization to measure the impact of its work. S/he will also be responsible for training staff arid partners and to work with documentation experts to ensure that M&E outputs are published and disseminated.
  • S/he will ensure that all reports and related deliverables including work plans and performance monitoring plans are produced and delivered on time and are of consistently high quality.
  • Oversee data collection to ensure quality and consistency and compile and disseminate information in appropriate formats as needed for project planning and progress reviews.

Description:

  • Successful candidates will be engaged on a consultancy basis for a 6 month renewable period. Experts with relevant experience in confirmed positions are encouraged to take up this opportunity on secondment, sabbatical or no-paid leave for the Initial 6 month period. Duty post – Abuja with 10%-15% travel.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a post-graduate degree in relevant field such as Sociology, Demography or Public health; a minimum 3 years experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems for a Muslim FBO implementing internationally funded health projects; demonstrated experience in training and capacity-building of FBOs; strong research skills, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources; excellent communications (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to draft variety of written reports and communications.
  • This position is based in Abuja with travel to focal states.

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Location:
Abuja
Slot: 4
Job Description

  • The purpose of this position is to support the Finance Officer in providing financial management support to PACFaH Project. Specifically, to manage cash advances and disbursements in line with PACFaH financial management guidelines, support the funds management of the state level sub grantees CSO and assist in generating relevant financial and management reports.
  • Main responsibilities include performing the role of petty cashier and ensuring the proper management, advance retirement and recording of all the project funds disbursement in accordance with the PACFaH Financial Management guidelines.
  • Tasks include support the implementation of all relevant financial and operational policies and procedures of the PACFAH Project; maintain PACFAH’S books of accounts and documentation processes for essential transaction documents, preparation of payment vouchers and receipts; post authorized financial transactions into the computerized accounting systems (Spreadsheet & QuickBooks); undertake the processing of cash co1lecton from the bank and subsequent disbursements as authorized by the management

Description:

  • Successful candidates will be engaged on a consultancy basis for a 6 month renewable period. Experts with relevant experience in confirmed positions are encouraged to take up this opportunity on secondment, sabbatical or no-paid leave for the Initial 6 month period. Duty post – Abuja with 10%-15% travel.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have a university degree or HND in Accounting or Finance; 1 – 2 years of post-National Youth Service experience; a sound understanding or experience in accounting related to NGO programs as well as excellent computer skills; and experience in accounting software will bean added advantage.

Job Title: Accountant
Locations: Abuja and Kano
Job Type: Full-time
Slot: 2
Job Description

  • Under the direction of the Director Finance and Admin, the Accountant will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the contractual financial requirements of donor funded projects.
  • S/he will assist the Director F&A to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including chequing account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records, work with the Director, F&A to ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of the project. S/he will be required to assist the Director F&A to provide support with the accounting workflow of the office.
  • The position holder will also be required to prepare financial reports to monitor and track obligations and expenditure as well as provide training and backstopping on the accounting system, function as support for fiscal year end adjustment and other related financial benchmark cites.
  • Assist in contractual modification necessary for existing business/programs, and develops costing strategy to provide assistance in the preparation of cost proposals.

Description:

  • Successful candidates will be engaged on a consultancy basis for a 6 month renewable period. Experts with relevant experience in confirmed positions are encouraged to take up this opportunity on secondment, sabbatical or no-paid leave for the Initial 6 month period. Duty post – Abuja with 10%-15% travel.

Requirements

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or any other relevant field with 2-5 years of post National Youth Service experience, of which 2 years must be in similar role. Possession of CPA, ACA, or ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have sound understanding or experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, proven ability in the management of small to medium, social programs, excellent computer skills with specialty in spread sheet, accounting software and other relevant programs.

Job Title: Legislative Advocacy Officer (Long term Consultancy)
Location:
Abuja
Slot: 4
Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the ideal candidate will work within PACFaH teams to develop and operationalize legislative advocacy plans for the partnering NGOs targeting legislators in the project at national and state level.
  • S/he will coordinate retreats, dialogue, and other forums for Legislators in focal states (Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Nassarawa, Niger, Lagos and Oyo).
  • S/he will contribute to the development of Policy and Information Briefs for the Legislator, provide timely online communications, notices, updates, and calls to action regarding significant policy actions affecting child and family health in states.
  • S/he will participate in training workshops for CSOs on Legislative Advocacy, map and track Legislators’ commitments to improving child and family health.

Description:

  • Successful candidates will be engaged on a consultancy basis for a 6 month renewable period. Experts with relevant experience in confirmed positions are encouraged to take up this opportunity on secondment, sabbatical or no-paid leave for the Initial 6 month period. Duty post – Abuja with 10%-15% travel.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will possess first degree in Political Sciences, Public Policy with Postgraduate qualifications in similar areas. For the position, a first degree in Pharmacy is a decided advantage.
  • S/he must have a minimum of 2-3 years experience working with political office holders in voice and social accountability projects.
  • S/he will knowledge of the legislative process and of issues affecting child and family health; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including public speaking and presentations and must possess a focused and disciplined work ethic, be detail oriented and comfortable working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Candidates from the focal states (Bauchi, Kano, Kaduria, Nassarawa, Niger, Lagos and Oyo) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Job Title: CSO Engagement Officer (Long term Consultancy)
Location:
Abuja
Slot: 4
Job Description

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager, the ideal candidate will work within 4 PACFaH NGOs to support and coordinate advocacy engagements of CSOs and FBOs at the state and national level.
  • S/he will strengthen partnerships, facilitate the coordination of advocacy visits, meetings and engagements of civil society and faith based organization in the project’s focal states (Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Nassarawa, Niger, Lagos and Oyo).
  • S/he will develop and operationalize strategic approaches to capacity building of CSOs as the PACFaH project enters the sustainability period.

Description:

  • Successful candidates will be engaged on a consultancy basis for a 6 month renewable period. Experts with relevant experience in confirmed positions are encouraged to take up this opportunity on secondment, sabbatical or no-paid leave for the Initial 6 month period. Duty post – Abuja with 10%-15% travel.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a first degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Sociology, or Management Studies.
  • S/he must have a minimum of 2 years experience developing training programs, building partnerships; and/or conducting pre-award assessments for indigenous CSOs and FBOs working in public health.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in the social sector will be a distinct advantage.

Remuneration
Salary are competitive and women are especially encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and application letters to: [email protected]

Application Deadline  30th October, 2016.

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