Jobs in Lagos and Abuja at The Africa Field Epidemiology Network ,July 2017

 

 

Africa Field Epidemiology Network New Job Opening in Lagos and Abuja,July 2017

 

 

Job Opportunities At Africa Field Epidemiology Network in Lagos and Abuja,July 2017

Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is the umbrella organization for applied epidemiology training, programs in Africa. It oversees the Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FETP) in 16 countries of Africa. It has been vested with the responsibility of implementing Lagos AIDS Indicator Survey (LAGAIS) in the State. In view of this, AFENET is recruiting men and women with field work experience to gather the Lagos data across the 20 Local Government Areas of Lagos State.

We seek the services of candidates to fill the vacant position below for its operations in Nigeria:

Job Title: Electronic Data Collection Template Developer
Location:
Abuja
Work Hours: Full time
Duration: 4 months
Key Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Electronic Data Collection Template Development Consultant are:

  • Design and construct a database for the LAGAIS project including ODK collect and aggregate
  • Develop and maintain documentation database/design documentation on operating manual on how to use the ODK tool, aggregate server (database) for the LAGAIS project
  • Work with the IT team to develop and maintain a web interface for the database, in consultation with the Project Manager and stakeholders
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the work
  • Undertake any other job assigned by AFENET on LAGAIS project.
  • Ensure accurate imputing of data received from various sources and partners into ODK aggregate server
  • Perform data analysis by producing graphs , charts etc as directed by Project Manager
  • Maintain and further develop the structure or format of the database as required, incorporating ideas and amendments from the LAGAIS project.
  • Train LAGAIS project participants on the use of ODK tool

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Personal Characteristics

  • University degree in health/social/behavioral sciences, economics, statistics, with special focus or experience in data management, epidemiology, public health or other related field, or First University degree with three additional years of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of GIS software, ODK, CSPRO or any other relevant technology platforms for data collection and analysis.
  • Good understanding of HIV/AIDS indicators surveys or any other large scale health survey.
  • Willingness to up-skill as required by the tasks to be performed.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A good team player who is willing to take on responsibility.
  • Innovative and possessing a positive attitude to change.
  • Experience in intercultural working environment
  • Minimum of three years of progressive work experience in data management, field data collection activities, with practical experience in data supervision, performance management skills/experience, skills in handling large datasets.
  • Good data monitoring background and experience including analysis and triangulation of qualitative and quantitative data, primary and secondary datasets.
  • Excellent skills in using different data management and presentation software (Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint Presentations, etc.,). Experience with web-based applications is desired.
  • Skills in using different data visualization tools is a plus
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Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Risk and Compliance Officer
Locations:
Lagos and Abuja
Work Hours: Full time
Duration: 6 months
Reports to: Functionally – Regional Internal Auditor, Administratively – Resident Advisor
Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of a Risk and Compliance Officer are;

  • Investigate and provide direction in all compliance related matters and ensure that AFENET Nigeria is compliant in all areas. Some of the areas include compliance with statutory requirements, organizational policies and requirements of various agreements as applicable to AFENET Nigeria.
  • Participate in the development, review and update of compliance policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the AFENET Nigeria Risk Management framework, policy and processes.
  • Work with unit heads and other staff to encourage and promote a culture of risk management & compliance across AFENET Nigeria.
  • Manage policy, compliance and risk registers for the specific programs/ projects as well as for AFENET Nigeria.
  • Conduct risk assessment and reviews for the specific projects and for AFENET Nigeria.
  • Identification of risk and compliance gaps in projects and develop documentation for monitoring of AFENET Nigeria’s compliance policies and procedures.
  • Provide risk and compliance advice as required to the Leadership Team.
  • Facilitate staff knowledge of compliance policy and practice through a program of information updates.
  • Some of the specific compliance duties in particular include:
    • Report recurring areas of weaknesses in the implementation of all organizational policies, processes and procedure that have been documented as well as issues in relation to the interpretation of the same.
    • Review of Expense, Cash, Journal, Bank vouchers to ensure compliance with the appropriate policies and standards.
    • Detailed scrutiny of Quarterly Trial Balance and other financial documents;
    • Review of the Treasury functions of AFENET Nigeria and ensure that all treasury policies in regard to bank accounts and cash management are adhered to.
    • Review internal billing from various departments to Centers / Projects;
    • Review of staff advance (outstanding) and various program advances outstanding.
    • Make recommendations after the analysis of budget versus actuals of all organizational budgets has been done on a periodical basis.
    • Assess whether reports e.g. Trial Balance, Funds Reconciliation, KPIs and other MIS if any, as prepared by the organization, are complete and accurate.
    • Assess the existing internal control system and recommend suitable changes, if any.
    • Follow up on implementation of internal audit, statutory audit and site visit recommendations of the previous audit, if any.
    • Review and report on all related party transactions.
    • Ensure that funds are utilized for the purpose for which it has been granted.
    • Review compliance of terms within project agreements of the different donors.
    • Work closely with Management and the Secretariat and contribute to ensure that AFENET’s risk and compliance management is enhanced in AFENET Nigeria and its programs.
    • Participate in particular audits and fraud investigations as requested
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Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Personal Characteristics

  • Proven experience in quality assurance, risk management and/or compliance disciplines in multilateral and Government funded grants and NGOs management in general.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management or any other related discipline. Preference would be given to applicants with certification from relevant professional body such as the Institute of Risk Management, IIA, ACCA, etc.
  • Innovative and creative approach to risk management and compliance solutions.
  • Extensive experience in internal auditing, risk management or compliance and investigations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and highly developed collaboration and networking skills
  • A proactive approach to work and a high level of initiative.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, as well as being a strong team player.
  • Highly developed organizational skills, with the ability to meet agreed targets and to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly developed skills in delivering and facilitating the implementation of policies.
  • Strong knowledge of risk management, compliance, audits and management of USG and Global funds resources.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and database management skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Yoruba Language Translator
Locations: Abuja and Lagos
Work Hours: Full time
Duration: 2 month
Job Roles

  • Translate English text to Yoruba and vice versa
  • Use specified translation software
  • Run checks on the translations to mitigate errors
  • Stick to approved terminology which will be provided
  • Carry out bug fixes on translations reported with errors
  • Report any errors in approved terminology by the issue tracker process

Application Requirements

  • Native speaker of Yoruba
  • Proficient knowledge of English both oral and written
  • Degree/certificate in translation or linguistics (or related field) or equivalent experience
  • Very good grammar and spelling skills in target language
  • Familiarity with computers and linguistic software packages
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Accountability, ability to meet deadlines and to work in a team
  • Language Translator-Consultancy

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • Candidates should indicate the appropriate position in their application letter. AFENET is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline  7th July, 2017.