Consultant II
MSH Management Sciences for Health
Abuja, Nigeria
17h ago

Background : The overarching aim of the Global Fund Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health RSSH project is to improve the health and well-being of the Nigerian people by identifying and addressing systemic issues affecting the optimal delivery of health services in Nigeria.

The resulting high-level interventions have been designed to follow the Global Fund’s framework for RSSH that is built on the essential building blocks of WHO for a well-functioning health system.

The RSSH grant aims to continue strengthening and expanding the capacity of systems to address health issues in a sustainable, equitable and effective manner, including for the three diseases.

By strengthening systems for health, it is also expected that they will be prepared for and able to cope with any potential future shocks.

While disease grants provide preventive, diagnostic, treatment, care and support services, as well as help strengthen disease-specific enablers to ensure effective implementation of disease programs, RSSH investments contribute to addressing system- wide constraints that not only affect the three diseases but other health programs as well.

To this end, the Global Fund’s RSSH investments help strengthen the level of integration of national HIV, TB and malaria programs into national systems for health.

The GF RSSH project in will be focusing on (1) Health Management Information Systems HMIS , (2) Procurement and Supply Chain Management PSM , (3) Integrated Service Delivery LAB .

The Sub-Recipients for these 3 key elements will be the Department of Health Planning, Research & Statistics DHPRS , the National Product Supply Chain Management Program NPSCMP , and NCDC respectively.

In an attempt to strengthen the capacity of the Sub recipient of the PR on the RSSH project which was based on the capacity assessment of the SRs, a consultant would be engaged to review and extend the existing Financial Management System / Accounting Software being used by DPHRS to accommodate Global Fund grant implementation procedures.

Specific Responsibilities

Extend the existing Financial Management System / Accounting Software being used by DPHRS to accommodate RSSH Project.

B : Deliverables

Set up RSSH Project Financial Management System / Accounting Softwar

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters Degree in Accounting or Business Management.
  • Professional Certification with ICAN
  • Minimum10 years experience as an Financial Management Specialist
  • Experience with Global Fund funded projects..
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial "common sense".
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets. Understanding of the basic tenets of Cash Control, Asset Management.
  • Understands the principals of adequate documentation and of audit, and performance necessary to ensure audit compliance.
  • Advanced written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology.
  • Background Information

    Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact.

    We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services.

  • Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS;
  • tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease.

    Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

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