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Our global network of specialists shares an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better. We possess an inclusive group of individuals with an array of skills and expertise. We provide capacity building, strategic communications, management and technical assistance, applied research, performance monitoring, and procurement assistance to clients and partners worldwide.

Recent graduates and seasoned professionals are welcome at our organization. Our recruiters work hard to seek talent with a diversity of skills and backgrounds so that we are strategically positioned to offer value and be more effective in our work.

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Senior Program Officer

6 + Years of Experience

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Overview

The Senior Program Officer is an intermediate professional position, with the primary responsibility of leading and coordinating team members in the development of quality proposal and bids. This position may subsequently grow to encompass direct management of projects.

Responsibilities

• Lead and coordinate development of high-value or complex proposals or bids including proposal writing and interdepartmental coordination with Program, HR, Operations, Awards and Finance team for proposal development.
• Support new business efforts in sourcing for and responding to RFPs, E.O.Is grants and other funding opportunities
• Must be able to appropriately review proposals to ensure it is well synthesised and cohesive
• Cultivate business relationships with external stakeholders and potential partners for large scale or strategic funding opportunities
• Works closely with the new business team to ensure prompt response to new business leads
• Track up-coming funding opportunities, donor engagement and proposal development process.
• Provide professional developmental opportunities for junior program staff. Evaluate performance of supervisee(s) and provide constructive feedback and proactive leadership
• Serve as primary interface for the organization and local staff to implement projects
• Achieve project requirements within budget, established time-frame, standards of quality, and donor satisfaction
• Establish, maintain, and develop productive working relationship with field staff, supervisees, consultants at large, and other departments within 360HSDC
• Represent program management at offsite venues for the purpose of business development and information dissemination as directed
• Contribute to and inform program design, knowledge of tools towards implementation of projects, knowledge management and thought leadership, and collection of resources.
• Work with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to design and determine indicators, ensure that the field has the tools to monitor progress made towards indicators, periodically check in with field team on data collection and progress toward meeting objectives, and share experience with regional teams
• Monitor and evaluate project progress and performance, including reviewing deliverables, and make recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on M&E results
• Travel to field offices to monitor project activities
• Work with Human Resources to source and recruit critical talent
• Support design, review/selection, and implementation of sub-awards, including review of quarterly narrative and financial reports, as well as processing invoices.
• Ensure the quality of monthly/quarterly reports.
• Provide input into annual work-plans, performance monitoring plans, and other programmatic reports.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in International relations, Public Health, International Development preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of overall work experience in the international development sector.
  • Significant experience with budget management and oversight of large single project or multiple small projects, including projections, pipelines, and modifications.
  • Experience managing and providing guidance and supervision to employees.
  • Experience supporting business development efforts.
  • Proposal writing and development experience essential
  • Experience with program management, project design, and business development.
  • Microsoft Office and Excel required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of political contexts in multiple African countries preferred.
  • Field experience desirable.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: hr@360hsdc.org with the Job Title as the subject, e.g “Senior Program Officer”

Note: Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

02

Cost and Budgeting Officer

5 + Years of Experience

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Overview

We are currently seeking a Costing and Budget Officer in the Finance department.
S/He will lead in the creation of budgets and cost applications for Idmibok Internationals existing programs and will also work on the financial component of Idmibok Internationals proposals to secure funding from donor agencies.

Responsibilities

• Prepares budgets and cost applications as needed for Global Fund, USAID, CDC and other donor solicitations, including budget narratives and related cost documents;
• Reviews solicitations to identify cost proposal issues to be clarified and/or addressed;
• Develops cost proposal schedules, formats excel templates, conducts pricing research and prepares supplemental cost documents needed for submission;
• Develops pricing strategies, provides cost/pricing input, and resolves issues as needed;
• Conducts quality assurance checks on budgets;
• Participates in meetings and interacts with the new business team throughout the proposal development process;
• Works with proposal partners, negotiates costs and budgets, and coordinates overall process;
• Writes concise budget narratives and responds to final budget questions when needed;
• Ensures all compliance requirements are met within each cost proposal and related cost documents;
• Prepares budgets for final review and approval;
• Assists other team members when needed.
• Assists the program implementation teams to review, revise, realign budgets and prepare requests for donors for budget modifications;
• Works closely with Idmibok International's Finance team to develop templates, conduct training for staff, and mentor Program Management teams to entrench sophisticated budgeting and pricing skills within the team;
• Participates in developing and implementing effective training programs in financial management and compliance.
• Attends and engages in regular new business development meetings, compliance and program practice area meetings as relevant;
• Participates in assigned working groups, summits, sessions, and other such activities;
• Develops and maintains constructive working relations within and between Idmibok International departments;
• Work with finance and accounting unit to prepare for annual statutory and donors audits
• Excellent finance and accounting knowledge and must be able to manage and supervise finances of a state office.
• Should be able reconcile accounts and manage both receivable and payable accounts
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field, and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated familiarity with USAID, DFID, CDC requirements, and other donors
  • Must have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks
  • Demonstrated familiarity with pricing under both acquisition and assistance instruments.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with sophisticated budgeting tools, approaches, processes and procedures.
  • Robust multi-tasking skills, organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail and accuracy under time pressure and on short deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to conduct research, handle routine tasks, as well as the problem-solving and resourcefulness for more complex and substantive work.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover letter to: hr@360hsdc.org with Job Title as the subject, e.g “Costing and Budget Officer”

Note: Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

03

HR Officer

2 + Years of Experience

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Overview

The HR Project Officer will assist with the management and delivery of several HR initiatives under the project in Rivers. The HR Project Officer provides high level support to the HR, Business Lead across a broad range of HR functions and responsibilities. This position is based in Rivers State.

Responsibilities

• Responsible for coordination of HR benchmarking activities, collation of data, accurate and timely submissions
• Keeps the HR Business Lead informed about project status and issues that may impact HR service delivery or project outcomes
• Manage project risk and escalate issues to the appropriate level when needed
• Prepare personnel action records (PARS) for Finance action informing of any payroll additions and/or changes. These personnel actions include new hire, secondments, transfers, leavers and other amendments to salaries and employee data in compliance with policy and payroll requirements.
• Lead the recruitment process with tasks such as preparing shortlists, scheduling of interviews, and conducting reference checks.
• Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks;
• Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions;
• Monitor, coordinate and provide guidance in the resolution of business-related problems with project staff and other subcontractors;
• Follow-up on timesheet and leave matters.
• Collect and collate required data/documentation for the health insurance scheme and group life insurance scheme
• Other ad hoc duties consistent with the position as requested by the HR, Business Lead.

Qualifications:

  • BS / BA degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience of HR in the international development organization is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the local communities, cultures and geography of the State.
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques
  • Good verbal and written communications skills and ability to draft and deliver timely quality evaluation reports.
  • Objectivity and the ability to apply HR rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Fluency in English required; Fluency in any local language in the project state will be an advantage.

 

 

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: hr@360hsdc.org using the “Job Title (HR Project Officer)” as the subject of the email.

Note: Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

04

State Finance and Operations Manager

10 Years of Experience

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Overview

The State Finance and Operations Manager will provide oversight and guidance to the project on all tasks related to finance and operations.
S/He will lead and provide direction to the finance department. This position is based in Rivers State.

Responsibilities

• Supervise and develop the capacity of staff such that they can provide consistent financial management support to the project teams.
• Ensure the team provides a full range of financial support with a particular focus on accurate, timely and sophisticated budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis, financial monitoring and reporting.
• Ensure team is using standard approaches and best practices Provide strategic support and guidance to the project team in all areas related to project financial management.
• Ensure that appropriate reviews, controls, and strategies are in place and managed to provide alerts of potential problems and allow for corrective actions
• Lead the annual work plan budgeting processes working with project and office leadership.
• Oversee the development of budgets and financial projections for all funding sources
• Work with project team to ensure budgets are reflective of planned activities, are feasible to implement, planned costs in compliance with donor regulations, and value for money.
• Oversee and/or perform the preparation of routine financial analysis and reporting, both for internal use and external reporting.
• Oversee and/or perform the analysis of financial data with the goal of identifying trends or issues critical to inform Project Director and leadership's management of projects and portfolios.
• Provide support to address any issues found and provide strategic guidance to prevent future issues.
• Working with project teams, lead any reporting exercises that apply to multiple projects, e.g., annual PEPFAR Analysis.
• Implement standard procedures and forms that promote and/or ensure program compliance with the project contract terms and conditions
• Review and approve cost share valuation.
• Support proposal development by overseeing or doing cost research, math checks or other activities as requested.

Qualifications

  • A post-graduate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other related fields relevant to the position requirements.
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in the administrative and financial management of large, complex projects of which at least eight (8) years were in the field of international development.
  • Familiarity with compliance to Federal Acquisition Regulations required.
  • Professional qualification in accounting (ACA, ACCA, CPA)
  • Experience in the management of USG funded projects and a track record in developing and managing large budgets, analyzing spending against budget, and internal and external reporting is required
  • Excellent Excel skills required (including data extraction, manipulation, pivoting, etc.)
  • Proficiency in other accounting software
  • Excellent analytical skills, high attention to detail required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required with the ability to operate in a culturally diverse organization, and communicate to all levels within the organization
  • High level of oral and written fluency in English required.

Application Closing Date
12th October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: hr@360hsdc.org using the “Job Title (State Finance and Operations Manager)” as the subject of the email.

Note: Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

05

Communications and Design Specialist

3 Years of Experience

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Overview

The Communications and Design Specialist will lead the coordination of innovative communications and media strategy that will use a range of high-quality communications tactics, dissemination strategies, materials, specific events/initiatives; and creative tools, including social media to help achieve Idmibok International’s goals.

Responsibilities

• Provide editorial service to other departments, overseeing copy editing, design and print, especially in the development of proposals and bids to ensure that design and verbiage is in concert with the donor’s tone of communication
• Create and edit high quality images, document designs and videos using new cutting-edge software and technology, e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign etc.
• Lead internal and external communications about the organization and its projects, ensuring availability of project page on Idmibok International’s website and regular update of project information on the website, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and other approved media platforms.
• Innovate ideas and approaches for delivering social media and digital content for promoting Idmibok International’s programmes, influencing & campaigns and fundraising focus.
• Support development of organization and project-wide communication strategy and creative briefs that will guide the development of media messages and materials
• Create communications strategy to achieve project communications objectives.
• Identify communication goals, target audience, communication plan and channels for every project.
• Identify and maximize opportunities to raise the visibility and profile of the organizations and its program, both internationally and in-country.
• Develop and maintain a network of external contacts with key individuals in the government, NGO sector, civil society and the media.
• Work within donor marking and branding agreement for projects to ensure donor visibility and branding guidelines are adhered to where relevant and appropriate to the context
• Develop compelling communications materials for the organization and its projects based on lessons learned and experiences from the project for print and online
• Support in the preparation of timely program reports (quarterly, semi-annual and annual) for projects, the organization and donors; ensuring utmost quality in collaboration with M&E and other technical staff
• Develop case studies, success stories for projects and ensure that these meet the donor and Idmibok’s child safeguarding policies.
• Explore opportunities to communicate about projects with a wide variety of state and national level stakeholders, using innovative methods.
• Prepare reports, factsheets, newsletter, briefing papers and presentations for internal and external audiences, while simultaneously ensuring that strong procedures are set in place to document program learning.
• Review and approve key messages points, press releases, and other media materials produced by programs, ensuring compliance to agreed protocols.
• Acquire information and understanding of social policy and adapt strategies, as necessary.
• Act as in –house brand specialist ensuring all Idmibok International’s branding requirements are complied with by all staff
• Work with individuals and departments throughout the organisation to design and deliver internal communication campaigns to engage staff in internal and external initiatives and key organisational moments by coming up with creative concepts and developing strategies, identifying relevant tools and channels, executing the campaign, and promoting it
• Monitor and evaluate communications and media coverage and make recommendations on future activity
• Engage with traditional and social media to actively promote Idmibok International’s image and visibility
• Edit and produce Idmibok International’s content in a variety of formats including print and digital. Provide on demand support to colleagues with layout of simple documents and publications as may be required.
• Develop and facilitate content to contribute to building communications skills and capacity in other teams across the organization.
• Help to coordinate communications activity and content across the organization; developing Terms of References for engagement of outsourced communications consultants and managing them to deliver quality work in line with consultancy requirements.

Qualifications / Experience

  • A minimum of a first degree in Social Science, Communications, Public Health or related field of study. Master’s degree in Public Health, Communications or related field of study will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three (3) years in communications in an International NGO
  • Demonstrated working on proposal and bids
  • Demonstrated experience in communications, advocacy and policy development/research.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the traditional and new media and its role in raising awareness, engagement and shaping public policy
  • Demonstrated understanding of key population and community-based programming in Nigeria
  • Proficiency in the use Adobe Creative Cloud, especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, or other design software used to produce and layout publications and other communication materials
  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of a range of measuring and analytics tools, and the ability to apply metrics to media & social media activity
  • Proven ability to think creatively to generate a wide range of communications materials & media coverage
  • Ability to forge effective collaborative working relationships within the team and with colleagues from across the organisation
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure
  • Commitment to Idmibok International’s values and a working style that reflects these
  • Excellent written and editorial skills, with the ability to write tailored, effective content for specific audiences
  • Accuracy and keen attention to detail, to produce high quality communications
  • Experience of liaising with journalists

Application Closing Date

21st October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: hr@360hsdc.org using the “Job Title (Communications and Design Specialist)” as the subject of the email.

Note: Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.