• Abuja, FCT


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Chemonics International – We’re one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Audit Specialist

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Details

  • SAII Associates Ltd. is conducting an external recruit for two Internal Audit Specialists to support various internal compliance and audit preparedness initiatives. Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director – Operations and Finance, the Internal Audit Specialist will examine financial vouchers for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with various internal rules and regulations. The Senior Audit Specialist will also collaborate with other departments across the organization to ensure all vouchers meet internal audit preparedness standards by rectifying vouchers found to be noncompliant with applicable rules and regulations
  • This position will be based in Abuja, Nigeria with regular travel to the Abuja-based SAII Associates office. The vast majority of the work will be performed in-person with occasional remote work, as determined by Deputy Country Director – Operations and Compliance. This is a contract assignment expected to last two months, with the possibility of an extension.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Examines physical and digital vouchers against applicable voucher assembly work instructions and guidelines
  • Assesses completeness of substantiating documents against contractual terms and conditions
  • Reviews budgets and cost allocations when relevant to ensure compliance with organizational cost methodology standards
  • Identifies physical and digital filing trends across all vouchers and makes filing process improvement recommendations, when relevant
  • Maintains a database of record-keeping recommendations and observations
  • Reviews and develops procedures to mitigate fraud
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of audit-related work experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting required; Lead Audit certification from reputable certifying body required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively lead meetings and conduct presentations
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with others, identify root causes, and drive results

Deliverables:

  • Submits one (1) weekly report on observations to leadership in writing outlining a list of transactions reviewed and steps taken to ensure completeness of all files; identifies documents still in need of supporting documentation
  • Prepares memos for DCOP Operations and Compliance approval when documents are not complete and/or require additional clarifications in consultations with relevant departments
  • Compiles key, cross-cutting documents in one database for ease of access and review
  • Conducts weekly meetings with designated points of contact to flag missing or mis-filed documents and requests instructions on how to obtain such documentation
  • Prepares exit report detailing the overall status of all reviewed files, corrective actions taken, lessons learned, and recommendations

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Job Title: Procurement Associate

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Scope of work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Procurement Associate to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Nigeria.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.

The Procurement Associate will provide the services highlighted below:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Provide support to the procurement team in ensuring full compliance of procurement activities with USAID and Chemonics rules and regulations, as well as policies and strategies.
  • Support procurement planning through collaboration with project staff and managers in the preparation of the procurement plan.
  • Maintain and update the Procurement Master Tracker and provide feedback on purchase to supervisor.
  • Draft letters, memoranda, email, etc. and monitor the progress and liaise with vendors during the entire procurement cycle.
  • Release RFQs or other tender documents as may be required, ensuring their conformity with USAID/Chemonics approved templates or seeking Compliance clearance in case of required adjustments.
  • Prepare purchase orders and work closely with the procurement managers to execute micro-purchases, follow-through and process payment to vendors upon completion of tasks.
  • Liaise with the logistics unit or IT unit on receipt of goods, equipment and services in view of obtaining proper delivery report, inspection report, or relevant certificates and that proper inventory is taken.
  • Provide support to carryout market research to determine sources of supplies.
  • Prepare shortlists of suitable contractors/suppliers.
  • Set-up/enhance and maintain a database of local suppliers ensuring regular update of data.
  • Maintain a vendor database and ensure effective use of the system to record the listing, updating, evaluation and monitoring of performance of service providers and vendors.
  • Maintain a database of procurement standards and tools, rooster of best suppliers, contractors and service providers, activities and statistics and contract advertisement and awards for dissemination on a regular basis.
  • Conduct the Visual Search for all vendors and contractors before they are engaged to supply goods and / or services.
  • Ensure availability of all supporting documents for audit and review purposes.
  • Prepare weekly reports on procurement matters.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Procurement Manager.

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Studies, Management or a related field;
  • At least 3 years’ experience of working in procurement or in a relevant field;
  • Excellent skills of operating Microsoft word and excel spreadsheet;
  • Experience of working on USAID-funded or donor-funded project is required;
  • Proactive, with positive problem-solving approach and attention to detail;
  • Good interpersonal and team-working skills;
  • Fluency in English and excellent communication skills are required

Supervision:

  • The Procurement Associate will report directly to the Procurement Manager

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment

  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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