The Maternal and Neo-natal Child Health (MNCH) initiative is a 4 year
aid programme which operates alongside the PRRINN programme that focuses on
strengthening routine immunization in Northern Nigeria. The MNCH programme
aims to address the unacceptable high rates of maternal and newborn child
mortality and morbidity in some Northern Nigerian States. The programme is
funded by the Norwegian government through a partnership with DFID. It is
operated by a consortium of three institutions, namely: Health Partners
International UK, Save the Children, UK and GRID Consulting Nigeria. The
joint programme operates with stakeholders in the health sector as well as
civil societies to provide quantifiable improvements to the primary health
care systems in Northern Nigeria.
PRRINN/MNCH is managed by a team of internationally recruited professionals.
Its programme activities are carried out in Jigawa, Katsina, Yobe and Zamfara
with coordination from the programme's head office in KANO. The programme
seeks to recruit an additional professional to monitor and report on all
programme internal control systems and ensure compliance across all programme
HOW TO APPLY: interested candidates should send applications and
updated copies of their CV which contain contact telephone number and email
address as an attachment to: email@example.com.
All applications must be received on or before 25th August, 2010.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Location: Kano Experience: 7 year(s) Course of Study: Not Specified Required Grade: Not Specified
The overall responsibility of this position is to
develop, document and implement a comprehensive internal' audit system that
will ensure that applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and
procedures are adhered to in every aspect of the programme. The ideal candidate will be responsible for improving
the internal control and accounting procedure through evaluating all risk
areas of the programmes. S/he will also be involved in reviewing financial
transactions for accuracy, prepare necessary reports and pay regular visits
to State Programme Offices to review processes and procedures to ensure due
compliance. á S/he will develop internal control policies in order to
safeguard the programme assets and put in place the strategies that will
establish full compliance with instructional policies and applicable
regulations. As a result, this person will report directly to the National
Qualification: interested candidates must be Chartered
Accountants with a minimum of 7 years work experience, and with extensive
exposure to hands-on system-based auditing methods. S/he must be highly
proficient in the use of computers, and have excellent reporting and
organizational skills. Also a self-starter who is comfortable communicating
at the highest levels of management.
Terms of Appointment: The appointment will be based in
Kano and will be for a contract term of 2 years, with six months
probationary period. The programme offers very competitive salary packages.
Local terms and conditions apply.