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Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI)


The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) seeks applications from qualified individuals to contribute to improved maternal health and reduced child mortality through increased contraceptive prevalence rate in selected urban areas in Nigeria.
As part of its replication plans, NURHI Project is expanding its services to Benin and Zaria  project sites with effect from August 2012.NURHI is looking for dynamic, hardworking individuals to join its team for the following positions in the replication cities of Benin and Zaria for one and a half years subject to availability of funds. Two candidates are required for Benin (1) and Zaria (1) field offices
  1. FINANCE ASSISTANT
  2. PROGRAM/ ADMIN ASSISTANT
  3. PROGRAM MANAGER (PM)-
  4. DRIVERS BENIN
  5. OFFICE ASSISTANTS/CLEANER 
1.)  FINANCE ASSISTANT, BENIN (1) AND ZARIA (1)
The NURHI Field Office Finance Assistant, under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, and with technical guidance from the NURHI Finance and Administrative Director, is responsible for financial administration of the NURHI project field office activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain the project field office petty cash and check books;
Prepare payments; ensure proper authorization for payments;
Supervise the processing of staff claims and advances retirements in addition to other financial and administrative supports for the  field office in line withthe project policy and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS:
SKILLS:

Good problem-solving, analytical computing and independent thinking skills.
Strong working relationships and interpersonal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
University degree or equivalent professional qualification in accounting, finance administration
3-5 years experience in financing administration, and or accounting.
2.) PROGRAM/ ADMIN ASSISTANT BENIN (1), ZARIA (1), IBADAN (1) AND ILORIN (1)
The Program/Admin Assistant is responsible for providing programmatic assistance to the NURHI project and office staff at the project site.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Coordinate the various NURHI program staff as needed for efficient operation of NURHT office, including handling logistics of meetings, seminars, workshops and other events and documenting with appropriate minutes, reports;
QUALIFICATIONS:
Great organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong writing, typing and Computer skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power point).
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Minimum O Level Certificate of Secondary Education, university graduate preferred
Experience working in an office, preferably in an NGO environment.
3.) PROGRAM MANAGER (PM)-  BENIN (1) AND ZARIA (1)
The NURHI Program Manager (PM) will provide overall management, technical and financial oversight for the project field office.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Provide guidance, supervision and support to field office staff including the demand generation/advocacy officer, accountant, and monitoring and evaluation officer, including conducting annual performance reviews; ensuring practical application of NURHI  Replication Plans, policies and procedures to meet the project deliverables and objectives; Copied from
Benin PM will essentially, receive Technical Supports from Ibadan State Team Leader (STL), while Zaria PM will receive same from Kaduna STL, for the purpose of the replication strategies and other related duties.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong organizational, interpersonal leadership and management skills
Good problem-solving and independent thinking skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point)
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Masters-level professional qualification in public health, social science, communication or equivalence.
Minimum 5 years leadership experience in an R/H NGO environment
Ability to speak local dialect will be an added advantage.
4.) DRIVERS BENIN (1) AND ZARIA (1)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
To support program activities by safety operating a Project vehicle professionally, in compliance with road traffic and company regulations.
5.) OFFICE ASSISTANTS/CLEANER BENIN (1), ZARIA (1) AND ABUJA HQ (1)
The Office Assistant/Cleaner is responsible for providing routine office assistance to the NURHI project and office staff, and ensuring a clean environment at the office. The Office assistant will also double as front office desk officer/Receptionist.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Maintain general office systems including filing; coordinating timely timesheet submission; sending, receiving and distributing faxes; photocopying, and other general clerical duties to support the Project staffs.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Great organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong writing, typing and computer skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word Excel and Power point)
EDUCATION AND OR EXPERIENCE:
Applicant should have minimum 0-level Certificate of Secondary Education, an A-Level  or OND graduate from a recognized Institution preferred.
Experience working in an office, preferably in an NGO environment or international donor organizations/projects.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum O-Level Certificate of Secondary Education

Clean Class C Driving License
Minimum of 5 years driving experience
Willingness and flexibility to travel outside Project site to various locations throughout Nigeria.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should forward their applications and CVs by email to:nurhiproject
@nurhi.org, with the title of the Position and preferred “City†onthe subject line of the email. Language Requirement for all positions. English fluency (oral and written) and fluency in local language/dialect will be an added advantage for the NURHI field office positions. Only shortlistedcandidates will be contacted.

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