Job Vacancy!!! New Incentives Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

New Incentives is a pioneer in a growing movement of giving small incentives to caregivers whose infants get immunized, while increasing awareness of the health benefits of childhood vaccinations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Auditor

Locations: Katsina and Zamfara
Job Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Closing Date
30th May, 2022.
Category: Audits and Compliance

Job Summary

  • The Auditor will manage and optimize auditing activities for the assigned state, while also conducting objective unbiased audits of clinic operations and employee performance.
  • The position is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s operations and controls are accurate and fully compatible with standards and regulations within the spheres of operations.

Position Responsibilities
Audit (80%):

  • Provide accurate assessments and insightful recommendations. Assessing the operation’s compliance with the policies of the organization.
  • Provide vigilant, insightful, and thorough assessments of the possibility of employee, clinic staff, or community member fraud.
  • Talk with various stakeholders, including beneficiaries, to get feedback on program-related issues and gaps for the organization.
  • Confidentially carry out on-ground investigations against specific employees or operational areas.
  • Plan and review auditing activities, including reporting adherence to routine immunization procedure by clinic staff, and to program policies and cash management procedures by employees.
  • Observe, report, and escalate security issues communicated by employees, caregivers, and stakeholders to the Senior Field Manager.
  • Confirm and report that clinic gifts are being distributed as per the program schedule to stakeholders.
  • Ensure the ABAE Progress Poster is being updated.
  • Analyze risks related to fraud and financial loss and develop measures to reduce these risks.
  • Ensure the timely completion of audits.

Special Audit (10%):

  • Conduct special audit assignments related to specific cases that will be assigned, especially related to disciplinary situations.

Security Awareness (5%):

  • Report all security incidents in areas of operations, including incidents that do not directly affect staff and/or operations.
  • Take responsibility for personal safety and the safety of team members as applicable on the field.
  • Read and understand all Security documents within the context of operations, including SOPs and the Country Security Plan.

Other duties/Special Projects (5%):

  • Other requests that may be assigned by Management.

Education and Work Experience

  • BSc Degree or HND in Accounting or Finance; Master’s Degree and professional certification (such as ICAN or ACCA) would be a bonus.
  • Experience in analysis with a critical approach and good knowledge of auditing processes. Good expertise in risk management and compliance is required, as well as high reliability and strong organizational skills.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Preferably a candidate already based in Jigawa or Katsina State.
  • 2+ years experience of working in an auditor position or as a field staff involved in operations activities.
  • Experience with the Nigerian health system and clinic documentation, particularly related to infant health and vaccinations.
  • Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds.
  • Detail-oriented and diligent professional.
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality.
  • Very good communication skills in English and Hausa dialects (verbal and written).
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, internet browsers, smartphones, and new communications technology in general.
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure.
  • Profound knowledge of auditing and control requirements and practices.
  • Familiarity with accounting software.

Job Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Program Associate

Job Location: Remote

Job Closing Date
6th June, 2022.
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Program Associate supports all Operations Department activities including program oversight, monitoring and evaluation, and administrative tasks.
  • The Program Associate is responsible for supporting review of staff productivity and output; progress against established plans; review of program monitoring indicators; coordination of geographic expansion and coverage survey analysis; and other responsibilities to ensure that the organization is able to deliver high-quality programming.
  • This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced organization that is hoping to reach more than a million infants served by the end of 2022.
  • Successful candidates will find themselves in a position to grow with the organization.

Responsibilities
Project Management:

  • Ensure that the established plan for expansion remains on track by all teams and check inputs to confirm that all requirements are being met.
  • Assess bottlenecks, support teams, and help improve coordination.
  • Review the pipeline of tasks for all teams and assist with prioritization while reviewing completed tasks against intended objectives.
  • Review time and output reports from all managers, share weekly assessments and recommendations.
  • Work with the Operations Coordinator to ensure that staffing is optimized and that gaps are proactively planned for and avoided.
  • Optimize scheduling through review of planned vs executed activities and identify improvements for system-generated and manual work activities.
  • Ensure compliance with time tracking, document management and communication policies.

Program Monitoring:

  • Review program monitoring metrics (KPIs) and work with teams to ensure gaps are being addressed.
  • Review quality of team communication and team management by reviewing 1:1s and providing guidance.
  • Conduct review of data from visits made by supervisors and auditors, identify opportunities for improvements, and conduct capacity building and training.
  • Support assessment of all program activities and quality improvement activities, including data entry and basic data analysis.
  • Coordinate with partners on coverage survey analysis and assessment of geographic expansion.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in managerial positions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, organization skills, and attention to detail
  • Resourceful and thrives at keeping projects and teams organized and on track
  • Comfortable in an environment that embraces evaluation and quality improvement
  • Problem-solving attitude with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Skilled problem-solver and self-starter
  • Comfortable working with a diverse group of individuals in different locations and time zones to meet project objectives within established timelines; able to effectively move from strategy to details seamlessly
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Comfortable working with or learning computer applications, experience with Google Workspace tools.

What you can expect from this Role

  • An opportunity to work with an innovative team that was recently recognized as one of the most cost-effective charities in the world
  • A job that will directly lead to many lives being saved by preventing the spread of dangerous diseases through the uptake of childhood vaccinations
  • A challenging role where your abilities will lead to material change and personal growth
  • Working under the direct supervision of the Chief Operating Officer
  • An opportunity to work with a highly accountable and passionate team
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • The flexibility of working remotely for part of the year
  • A position with significant growth opportunities.

Additional Information:

  • We invite applicants who are highly motivated, detail-oriented and have demonstrated a good fit with the organization’s principles of accountability, diligence, and cost-effectiveness.
  • In this role, you will receive significant responsibility and will be responsible for delivering consistently.
  • This role is only for those who are able to meet the challenges of a quickly growing organization running a pioneering program with unique execution.
  • If you succeed in this role, there will be significant opportunities to grow.
  • This role can be based anywhere, with an expectation of spending significant time (approximately 20 – 30% of the year) in Nigeria.
  • Travel will primarily be within Northern Nigeria as well as to the capital, Abuja.
  • We have a Security Unit that actively carries out security assessments and provides security guidance.
  • Support and reimbursement for applying for visas to travel will be provided for all required travel, along with travel insurance.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Human Resources Officer

Job Location: Sokoto / Zamfara
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Closing Date
10th June, 2022.
Category: Human Resources

Job Summary

  • The Human Resources Officer will be assisting the HR Manager in the recruitment, employee relations management, staff benefits administration, staff compensation, staff performance management, and training.
  • The ideal candidate should be someone with at least 3 years of experience in Human Resources, very diligent, detailed, and process-oriented with some understanding of legal and logistics processes.
  • The candidate should be residing in North-West Nigeria. Excellent communication skills, a learning mindset, and the ability to adapt quickly to managing HR systems are essential to succeed in this role.

Organizational and Project Summary

  • All Babies Are Equal Initiative (the Nigerian arm of the US organization, New Incentives) was incorporated as a Nigerian non-governmental organization (NGO) and its work is focused on demand creation for routine immunization in Nigeria through conditional cash transfer.
  • The organization’s goal is to save lives cost-effectively by increasing immunization coverage in the North West Nigerian States of operation: Katsina, Zamfara and the Jigawa States.
  • The conditional cash transfer for routine vaccination intervention includes supply side review, awareness creation on immunization and its importance, and cash transfer of N500 for the first four mandatory immunization visits and N2,000 for the last immunization visit to the caregiver of eligible infants.
  • Additionally, we engage in community mobilization and collaborate with governmental and other non-governmental organizations.
  • We have over 170 staff with over 80% residing in North-West Nigeria

Job Responsibilities and Tasks
Recruitment (30%):

  • Assist in FOs selection and in-person interviews at the LGAs level.
  • Take lead to manage in-person interviews of shortlisted FOs candidates through local New Incentives team members.
  • Escalate any gaps, challenges or non-compliances to the HR Manager for immediate follow up.
  • Liaise with the SR unit and community leaders to ensure locals are recruited.
  • Promote job ads on social media and do outreaches on platforms like LinkedIn and your network to identify candidates.
  • Assist the HR Manager to send invitations, follow up with candidates, phone calls, scheduling interviews, references and background checks.
  • Send feedback for the concluded recruitment exercise.
  • Prepare the recruitment Gsheet during and after the process.

Onboarding, Benefits and Compensation Management (40%):

  • Follow up with the new employees to ensure pension and NHF registration are done and numbers are generated.
  • Follow up with the new office account opening during onboarding.
  • Liaise with PFAs, NHF, NSITF and Tax offices for following up with remittances.
  • Administration (30%)
  • Ensure employee information is up to date.
  • Review employee leaves applications on Zoho and ensures the right documents are uploaded.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the HR Manager or console.

Education and Work Experience Requirement

  • BSc or BA in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent
  • 2 – 5 years in a Human Resources general function.
  • 1 – 2 years prior experience working for a non-profit, charitable organization, NGO or (I)NGO is a plus

Skills and Competencies Requirement:

  • Preferably a candidate already based in Sokoto or Zamfara States or willing to relocate to either of the States
  • Detail-oriented and diligent professional
  • Process-oriented with some understanding of legal and logistics processes
  • Good networks and contacts in North West Nigeria and the ability to leverage for recruitment
  • Good organizational skills, effective time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize tasks
  • Sound cultural awareness and ability to work in a multicultural and multiethnic environment
  • Proven managerial and/or leadership skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work in short periods of time and to work under pressure
  • Critical thinker and possess problem-solving attitude
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality
  • Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written)
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, internet browsers, smartphones and ICT in general. The candidate should be willing to use Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides.
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure

Language Requirement:

  • Proficiency in English Language (conversation, reading and writing) is required
  • Knowledge of the Hausa Language (conversation and reading) is an advantage.

Job Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply online

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