Proposed commencement date: 2nd March 2020
Duration: 25 days
E-WASH is seeking to recruit a Consultant to facilitate an orientation and training on Corporate Governance and performance management for newly appointed Board of Directors (BoDs), of Delta State Water Corporation, Imo State Water and Sewerage Corporation and Taraba State Water and Sewerage Corporation State Water Boards in Nigeria. The performance management training will also be delivered to top management of the three water utilities.
The Consultant will design and provide corporate governance and performance management training to the new members of the BoDs for Delta State Water Corporation, Imo State Water and Sewerage Corporation and Taraba State Water and Sewerage Corporation to expose them to the concept of corporate governance and also to enable them appreciate the benefits of corporate governance in order to be able to provide oversight functions to enable the utilities achieve set mandates.
Objectives of the Assignment:
The Consultant(s) will develop/adopt tools and resources required for the smooth takeoff and operations of the BoDs;
The Consultant(s) shall train the newly appointed BoDs and the Top Management staff (participants) of each SWB in the essentials of corporate governance and performance management;
The Consultant(s) will explain to the participants, their roles and responsibilities within the utilities under the new law;
The Consultant(s) will develop long term, medium-term and short-term plans for moving the utilities to a full-fledged corporate status
In pursuance of the assignment, the Consultants will specifically do the following:
Preparation: hold a meeting with E-WASH team in order to finalize training modules as well as training agenda and delivery protocols;
facilitate the corporate governance workshop and deliver content in line with the agreed training module and schedule
Develop a Training Plan for the Boards: Conduct Board Members Capacity needs assessment and develop a training plan to address the Board Members Training Needs. The training plan should illustrate the set of trainings required, resources required, training location and time of delivery;
Develop Corporate Governance workshop report: the report should contain details of the workshop, key outcomes and relevant attachments such as list of participants, training materials and Board of Directors Training Plan.
The expected content of the training module includes but is not limited to the following:
Water supply sector background and in the selected states
BOD charter, code of conduct and performance monitoring plan
Field visit to a water utility
Board member responsibilities for managing a water utility
Utility operating policies and procedures
Customer service goals & communication strategies
Report key outcomes and relevant attachments including Board Charter for each State;
Board of Directors Training Plan.
Qualifications and Experience
If you meet the following minimum qualifications and experience, then do kindly apply:
At least a Masters (M.Sc). in Contracting, Engineering, Economics, Law, Public Policy or related field
At least 10 years’ experience of development of performance management systems, contracting, etc.
Knowledge and experience in developing performance contracts between state owned enterprises and Government
Experience in restructuring or undertaking reforms of state-owned enterprises
Ability to use current MS Word computer package
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English language
We offer a highly competitive remuneration.
Cherryfield College - The college started in 2004 with a student population of 96 and 76 academic and non-academic staff. Since then the college has witnessed an astronomical growth in the in the students’ population and staff strength. Now the college has a population of 504 students.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Chemistry Teacher
Candidates must have at-least a Second class degree in the relevant subject area.
Must have a professional teaching qualification and also a registered member of TRCN
Must possess at-least 5 years teaching experience in the relevant field.
Must possess strong work ethics and be able to work under pressure.
Must be enthusiastic and passionate about teaching with a strong commitment to school development programs.
Must be computer literate
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills in relation to children, parents and staff.
Job Title: Operations Manager
Is responsible for assisting the Head, Security Manager in coordinating the provision of contractual and ad hoc security services to customers and monitoring of the quality standards of manned security services by ensuring adherence to the Company's standards.
Ensures new assignments are properly surveyed, weaknesses identified and customers advised accordingly.
Ensures incidents are properly investigated and the necessary action taken.
Ensures the Department and the guard force comply with the Guarding Service Quality Policy.
Enforces discipline within the guard force and recommends disciplinary action in line with the Human Resource Policy.
Ensure proper Guards turnout (that they are smart, neat, ID Card Visible & Adhering to dress code).
Develops and updates post orders for all locations.
Establishes/maintains robust customer relationship to ensure complete understanding of customer processes to enable the delivery of viable security responses.
Performs incident analysis and investigation relative to all incidents with advice and closure to all responsible functional management.
Ensures strict compliance with the Company's Policies & Procedures.
Other duties as required in line with your skills, experience and role
The Security Manager will work in close collaboration with the Project Directors/Porfolio Director and staff to ensure staff and property are safe. S/He will direct the development, implementation and monitoring of an effective strategy to mitigate risk, maintain continuity of operations and provide for the safety and security of all employees.
S/he shall also serve as the subject matter expert on all safety and security related matters.
S/he will be responsible for establishing policies and standards affecting safety and security of staff members, facilities and assets, and program activities.
S/he will ensure security protocols and mechanisms are in place to address country programs’ unique security challenges.
S/he will provide direction and technical support in developing and maintaining country programs’ context-specific field security plans.
Provide security advisory on effective physical and procedural security measures to staff in MSH focal states.
Review staff travel schedules and projected travel itineraries to identify potential security and safety-related issues.
Continuously monitor and analyze the security situation in the country to guarantee highest possible protection of staff and physical assets.
Liaise with local law enforcement, diplomatic/international organizations and private security officers in close consultation with the Portfolio Director, to develop and strengthen contacts with local authorities.
Develop and submit a Security Risk Assessment and Security Tree to the Portfolio Director.
Report security intelligence, incidents and concerns to Senior Management and propose adequate security measurements in case of possible security threats to staff and assets.
Provide security briefing to all newly arriving staff and visiting staff.
Constantly monitoring the environment with the aim of issuing security advisory through the Portfolio Director, on matters that may affect the safety and security of staff.
Conduct periodic security awareness briefings for staff.
Organize security and fire/life safety training and briefing for staff.
Ensure all security incidences and occurrences are well reported, coordinated and documented.
Provide periodic security updates to all staff on project sites and the Country Office.
Activate emergency response and provide necessary assistance and guidance to staff.
Serve as the primary focal point for safety and security for MSH Nigeria.
Conduct security/risk assessments, scenario planning, security plan development and crisis/contingency planning;
Develop and implement security policies, protocols and procedures.
Plan and coordinate security operations for specific events.
Investigate and resolve crises.
Analyze data to form proposals for improvements (e.g. implementation of new technology)
Coordinate security operations or activities with public law enforcement, the Federal Fire Service and other agencies.
Attend meetings, professional seminars, or conferences to keep abreast of changes or new technologies impacting security operations.
Monitor security policies, programs or procedures to ensure compliance with internal security policies, licensing requirements, or applicable government security requirements, policies, and directives.
Analyze and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement.
Conduct physical examination of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.
Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols.
Collect and analyze security data to determine security needs, security program goals, or program accomplishments.
Create report and develop security KPIs.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, International Development, Criminal Justice, Security Administration or related area;
NGO security, military or law enforcement background;
Minimum of 9 years implementing security programs and a strong knowledge of security management in complex environments;
Some familiarity with USAID, GF and other donor agencies policies and procedures;
Experience using relevant technology and equipment;
Experience working in conflict and post-conflict settings;
Experience conducting training for small and large groups;
Comprehensive knowledge of security issues in Nigeria
Demonstrated understanding of complex emergencies, related security concerns and appropriate responses to such emergencies;
Experience in reporting and emergency response planning
Excellent knowledge of security protocols and procedures
Solid understanding of budgeting and statistical data analysis;
Working knowledge of MS Office;
Exceptional communication skills for explaining complex security concerns, policies, protocols, and procedures to senior management, employees, consultants, volunteers and consistently apply them at all levels;
Written and spoken fluency in English required; second language a plus;
Willingness to travel to post-conflict and high-risk environments as required
AfriHUB Nigeria Limited ("AfriHUB") was established in May, 2004 to provide human capacity building technologies, including satellite and wireless Internet access, telephony and US instructor-led technical training to Federal Universities throughout Nigeria, as well as to the country's businesses and government sectors. AfriHUB, with headquarters in Abuja FCT has offices at fourteen locations all over Nigeria, especially at federal tertiary institutions.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Direct and coordinate student programs of the Institute;
Manage and update programme requirements, timelines and resource allocation
Provide direction and expertise related to business projects and needs
Direct admissions, foreign student services, student union, and testing services of the institute;
Formulate and develops student personnel policies.
Advise staff members on problems relating to policy, program, and administration.
Direct and assists in planning social, recreational, and curricular programs.
Counsel or advise individuals and groups on matters pertaining to personal problems, educational and vocational objectives, social and recreational activities, and financial assistance.
Review reports of student misconduct cases that require disciplinary action to ensure recommendations conform to Institute's policies. Sponsors and advises student organizations.
Review budget and directs appropriations of student services unit.
Represent the institute in community matters pertaining to student personnel program and activities.
May also teach as required, in some relevant disciplines.
Educational Qualifications Include:
M.Sc, IT and Security, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or its equivalent Ph.D. preferred.
Additional professional certification also preferred.
Job Skills and Behaviors
Minimum 5 years progressive Professional experience.
Supervisory experience at Tertiary Institution Administrative level.
Knowledge of laws applicable to Academic Institution Administration.
Independent thinker, self-motivated, results oriented.
Good organizational skills; must be able to develop and comply with schedules, projects and project plans.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn additional computer programs.
Ability to problem-solve and exercise creativity to develop and/or implement practical solutions.
Ability to work as a team member with limited supervision
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.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor - Monitoring & Evaluation/Health Systems Strengthening (M&E/HSS)
Job ID: 13-10705
Locations: Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Cross River and Oyo
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN - Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A576 - PMI - S
Reports to: State Coordinator
Slots: 4 Openings
The Presidents Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, Local Government (LGA) and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention.
PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.
PMI-S will target eight states of Nigeria, namely: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.
The M&E/HSS Officer will be supervised by, and report to, the State Coordinator
S/he will provide technical leadership of PMI4States HSS interventions, including the roll-out and integration of PMI4States M&E plans in the states with other HSS activities as well as generating strategic data for program management, reporting, and documentation of best practices.
The position will use analysed and triangulated HMIS, LMIS, and surveillance data at strategic policy and management discussions to influence state HSS. S/he will build the capacity of SMEP and LGA malaria focal persons in use of evidence to influence HRH, health financing, and service delivery system decisions. S/he will provide timely analysed data to inform AOP processes.
The position will build capacity of SMEP and LGA malaria focal persons in monitoring AOP implementation and budget performance to inform mTWG decisions.
Provide technical guidance in the planning and implementation of all state and LGA level M&E/HSS activities
Develop and implement an M&E/HSS plan for the program in the state, in collaboration with the State Coordinator
Take lead in the implementation of PMI-S state level Task Order M&E plans and state work plan and reporting on USAID indicators and targets in collaboration with the State Coordinator
Establish system for flow of information from service-delivery points to the PMI-S central data base and ensure timely M&E/HSS technical support to all implementing health facilities
Review data entered into the DHIS2 by LGAs, and check for data quality, completeness and timeliness, and provide feedback to LGAs and HFs monthly;
Plan and implement follow up actions on data quality issues with LGAs and HFs
Work with the SMEP to coordinate quarterly state level M&E TWG meetings and ensure that the meeting is held regularly
Manage the roll-out of the project M&E data quality assurance system including planning for and participation in DQA visits and meetings at the state, LGA and HF levels
Coordinate regular data quality assessments, undertaken in a participatory manner, with facility staff and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data including reported into the DHIS2
Write quarterly reports on the implementation of the program in the state
Provide supportive supervision and mentoring to LGA M&E officers and health facility staff to improve data quality
Mentor M&E staff in SMOH, SPHCDA, LGA and HFs on how to analyze and use data for informed decision making
Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to the local research groups as may be required by the USAID
Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design teams
Work with the State Coordinator to establish and strengthen a state M&E system that informs policy and practice
Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management team, LGAs and HFs
Work with PMI-S management to document and publish best practices
Perform any other task to be assigned by your supervisor
Working with Senior M&E Advisor (HQ) to ensure adequate budget for all MERL activities
Work with the State Coordinator and the SMTL to develop a strategy for strengthening health systems to support effective malaria elimination
Take lead in implementation of selected health systems interventions including for example evidence-based state malaria annual planning to fit into state planning and budgeting cycle
Support state malaria partners to build an evidence base to monitor state malaria program performance towards elimination goals
Provide HRH analytics to inform state HRH deployment and management practices
Engage with the State DPRS, SPHCDA, State Health Insurance Scheme to mainstream state malaria budgets in state government budget
Provide TA in analysis and management of a state Malaria Data Repository drawing from the federal MDR instance; and promote dissemination of information to policy and decision makers through bulletins and policy briefs
Qualifications and Experience
Postgraduate Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with focus on generating and triangulating data to inform State health systems strengthening
At least 5 years of experience strengthening selected health systems at state or federal level in Nigeria
Strong analytical, advocacy and program planning skills required
Minimum of 3 years’ hands-on monitoring & evaluation experience, with good understanding of health system strengthening
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems 3 years of which spent working with NGOs in an African setting
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in malaria programs in Nigeria
Familiarity with USAID reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for malaria control
Excellent data analysis, presentation and reporting skills
Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications, including DHIS2 for data management
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
Strong report writing skills
Demonstrated experience in planning and facilitation of training activities
Excellent organizational, inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
The Head Teacher supports school leadership in implementing the vision and strategic objectives of the schools. Works with the school director to develop polices and ensure systems and controls are in place for academic excellence and operational effectiveness within the schools.
Work with school leadership to implement strategies, policies, plans and initiatives that support the schools’ mission Support the implementation of academic and pastoral policies to ensure pupils receive the highest standards of educationPromote the mission and values of the school at all levels
Management of Staff:
Supervise activities of the sectional heads/direct line reports Ensure that the schools are running optimally and all resource needs are availableWork with School Management and Human Resources to identify people resource needs and support staff recruitment Motivate, coach and train staff at all levels to ensure continuous professional development Lead designated staff meetings and programs Monitor staff welfare
Maintain continuous lines of communication with school leadership, keeping them informed of school operations, academic, social and extra-curricular activities
An International Primary/Secondary School in an exclusive location in Abuja, custom-built with outstanding facilities and environment, is in the process of re-positioning itself to cater for both Nigerian and Expatriate pupils within the FCT. To this end, it has vacancy for the position below:
Interested and qualified Teachers are required for the following subjects:
Literature in English
Nigerian Languages (Hausa/Igbo/Yoruba)
Physical & Health Education
Food & Nutrition
Candidates should posses a minimum of B.Ed/B.Sc(Ed)/BA(Ed) OR BA/B.Sc/HND plus PGDE with at least 5 years teaching experience.
A postgraduate degree in the relevant subject(s) and ability to teach two or more subjects will be an added advantage.