Career Opportunity at ABT Associates

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ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW
The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world.  Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.  Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.

OPPORTUNITY
Abt Associates seeks a qualified Finance and Administrative Assistant to support the International Health Division in Nigeria.

The 5-year USAID-funded Health Finance and Governance project (HFG) provides technical assistance in health systems strengthening around the world. In Nigeria, the HFG project team works together with USAID and the Government of Nigeria (GON) to support sustainability and country ownership of Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS, TB, and Maternal Neonatal, and Child Health/Family Planning (MNCH/FP) programs.

HFG in Nigeria supports the USAID goal of closing the HIV/AIDS programming resource gap at the state and local levels through domestic financing mechanisms. The project anticipates two new streams of work; the Sustainable Health Financing (SFI) initiative in Lagos and Rivers state and the HPN RMNCH project in Cross River, Bauchi and Sokoto states. These projects are aimed at increasing the mobilization of domestic resources for HIV/AIDS and RMNCH activities respectively.

HFG Nigeria seeks to hire three Finance Assistants who will work with the rest of HFG Nigeria team in Abuja and two supported states (Lagos and Rivers states) under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager to support HFG’s finance and operations.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
JOB ID 45281

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensure timely review of documents and payments to staff, consultants and vendors;
Maintain complete, accurate and timely financial records in compliance with USAID and Abt Associates policies and procedures;
Manage inventory and ensure that Project equipment are tagged and properly tracked;
Provide logistics support for program activities including hotel reservation, refreshments and participants expense reimbursement;
Makes travel and logistic arrangements for staff, meetings and conferences;
Arranges for the repair and maintenance of office equipment
Any other project related tasks as may be assigned by the COP or the Finance Manager

PREFERRED SKILLS / PREREQUISITES
At least a degree in any of the following areas – accounting, finance, business management and other relevant disciplines with three (3) years of post NYSC experience;
Knowledge of principles and practices of basic accounting, records management, organization, planning, and general office administration and procedures;
Experience of working within an NGO environment is an advantage;
Good level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook and computerized accounting software;
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines - able to work in a busy office environment that often demands high levels of concentration; and
 Good communication and listening skills

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

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