Back to top

Contracts Officer - Jigawa

Abuja, NigeriaAbujaNigeria
Full-time

FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for Contracts Officer - Jigawa  for the upcoming eight-year DFID Nigeria Health Investment programme. The position is contingent on the requirements of the solicitation and upon award to FHI 360.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Managing the administrative processes for contract administration from pre-award to contract close-out.
  • Provide professional expertise in contract administration to ensure full compliance with donor rules and regulations.
  • Comprehensively analyze contract terms and conditions to ensure that the organization has the organizational capacity or is able to acquire the necessary capacity to successfully perform and meet contractual obligations
  • Expertly interpret donor terms or condition, rules and regulations
  • Standardize administrative procedures for efficient award and sub award management
  • Develop contractual documents including templates and ancillary business forms
  • Provide capacity building and replication of contract portfolio management systems and best practices in award and sub award management.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent or higher in finance, management, or other relevant field.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant, progressive experience in accounting, finance and operational management, and experience in a government contracting environment.
  • Knowledge of DFID grants, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds.
  • At least 3 years of negotiating experience and direct management of contracts and other agreements
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience with DFID-funded programs preferred.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English and Hausa
  • Excellent computer software skills.
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Fhi 360

Overview
Headquarters: 
Washington, DC, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1974
About Us
Mission: 

To improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development.

Why Work For Us?: 

We Believe…

…the key to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people lies in generating, sharing, and applying knowledge.

…sustainability comes from improving the capacity of individuals and countries to address their needs.

…in partnerships with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and communities.

…in approaches that address human needs as a whole

Connect With Us

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Dec 6 2018
Active Until: 
Jan 6 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Fhi 360
industry: 
Nonprofit