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National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Recruitment portal now open – The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (formerly National Action Committee on AIDS) was established in February 2000 to coordinate the various activities of HIV/AIDS in the country.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: NACA GF Project Coordinator/ Special Assistant to the DG on Global Fund

Location: Abuja
Supervisor:  Director General
Duration of contract: 13 months

Job Summary

  • The GF project Coordinator/Special Assistant to the DG on Global Fund will provide overall technical and managerial leadership to the NACA GF Project Management Unit (PMU) for grant implementation and coordination.
  • S/he will be responsible for ensuring that grant goals and objectives are aligned with national policies, strategic plans and systems.
  • S/He will provide strategic leadership to the PMU, interfacing directly with the Global Fund Country Team, technical partners including the USG, UN System and others with relevance to grant goal and objectives.
  • S/He will maintain good working relationships with other relevant Government institutions and its officials, local and international partners.
  • S/He will ensure that planned activities are implemented on schedule and meets technical requirements of the country and the Global Fund.


  • Medical or Advance degree in Public Health
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in development field, program implementations preferably public health
  • Good knowledge and experience working on donor funded public health project (preferably Global Fund) at a country scale
  • In-depth understanding of the Global Fund and its operational principles and guidelines
  • In-depth understanding of Global Fund grant management architecture
  • In-depth understanding of NACA’s departments and their functions
  • Experience leading teams delivering results
  • Demonstrable Experience working with Government Ministry, Department and Agencies at both Federal and state level respectively
  • Good analytical and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Effective relation building capability in order to maintain good relation with all departments and its staff, management, associates and funders
  • Result-oriented, focused, highly skilled in writing, planning and strategizing
  • Proficient with computer skills.

Job Title: GF Finance & Compliance Lead

Location: Abuja
Unit: Finance and Compliance Unit
Supervisor: SA to the DG on GF Project  and TA Finance Management Consultant
Duration of contract: 13 months

Job Summary

  • The role is responsible for the leadership of the finance team for the grant. Reporting to SA GF and TA Finance Management Consultant this role will manage and lead the development, implementation and review best practice finance policies, procedures and practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure accuracy of work plan and budget submitted by NACA and oversee monitoring of all budgets on a continuous basis;
  • Ensure the safe custody of NACA/GF assets, individual staff files, bank accounts and others related documents;
  • Ensure the Fixed asset register is up to date and regularly updated on a continuous basis.
  • Supervise the NACA Finance Officers on the following duties:
    • Preparation of receipts, payment vouchers and follow up for necessary approval/signature;
    • Posting on daily basis, financial transactions data into SAP (computerized accounting software);
    •  Keeping accurate record of all books of accounts and ensuring that all accounting records are in consistent with generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Assets management, including effective management of foreign exchange exposure.
    • Variance analysis and forecasting
    • Any other duties assigned to finance officers
  • Provide quality control checks on the SAP accounting software entries to ensuring that valid input data are entered into the accounting system, and all financial transactions are appropriately processed, using the correct accounting codes (project, activity and donor);
  • Ensuring that PUDRs are discussed collectively with the different functions (program management, PSM, M&E, finance) to ensure quality analysis of the issues and identification of appropriate solutions, ensuring that this is captured in the PUDR, and double checking the PUDRs in collaboration with the GF Coordinator to ensure accuracy and quality reporting before forwarding to Global Fund;
  • Prepare all finance related periodic analysis and reports as required under the Global Fund grant, ensuring they are of high quality standard satisfactory to the Global Fund;
  • Prepare the quarterly cash balance and finance reports and the annual Tax report;
  • Initiate and provide support to annual grant audits;
  • Full participation in monthly, quarterly and annual review and planning processes for the Global Fund programme;
  • Continuous support to the strategic development of the programme.
  • Periodically visit SRs and provide training and TA in the areas of Finance and Grant Management.
  • Ensure SRs have clear work plans and budgets;
  • Ensure SR Finance Managers are trained on grant compliance issues to ensure compliance with NACA and GF requirements;
  • Guide and support sub recipients’ accountants and other staff to ensure GF financial management standards are upheld. Arrange additional training/capacity building for SRs as required;
  • Support grants team to analyze monthly expenditure, raising alerts when overspends/under-spends are identified.
  • Effectively monitor the budgetary flexibilities in line with the Global Fund Guidelines.

Job Title: Finance Management Consultant

Location: Abuja
Supervisor: NACA DG
Duration of Contract: 13 months

Job Summary

  • NACA is desirous of strengthening its financial management capacity and those of its sub recipients to continuously attract and manage donor-funded projects. Deployment of a robust and responsive financial management system in line with the Global best practices is critical to attracting and managing multiple donor funded projects
  • NACA therefore intends to engage the services of a Financial Management Consultant to provide technical support to NACA and its sub-recipients devise innovative mechanisms and processes to improve performance and provide support to accelerating the implementation process, improve efficiency of service delivery and ensure compliance with grant agreements and policies
  • He/she will work with the NACA Finance team to develop mechanisms and tools to ensure full compliance with the applicable guidelines and global best practices
  • The Consultant will also build capacity of financial and procurement teams in grants management, risk mitigation and financial management system in accordance with global best practices.

Job Title:  Technical Advisor: Data Systems and Analytics

Location: Abuja
Supervisor: NACA DG
Duration of contract: 13 months

Job Summary

  • This exciting role will help develop new ways of looking at and analyzing national HIV data to evaluate national response, monitor progress towards epidemic control and provide insights to support important decision making. The Analyst will be responsible for extracting, transforming and mapping HIV data into performance metrics and KPIs to support NACA’s  mandate by providing technical guidance that will enhance the Agency’s capacity to integrate data in coordinating the national multi-sectoral response to HIV epidemic.

Job Title:  Technical Advisor – HIV Epidemic Control and Sustainability

Location: Abuja
Supervisor: NACA DG
Duration of contract: 13 months

Job Summary

  • The Technical Advisor HIV Epidemic Control and Sustainability is expected to provide technical expertise to DG NACA and his team for achieving a sustainable HIV epidemic control.
  • He/she will be responsible for providing technical support for coordinating the national HIV response and validating progress towards attainment of UNAIDS 90:90:90.
  • S/he will work with relevant units of NACA to provide guidance on HIV treatment and prevention programs, monitoring and evaluation,  and performance appraisal to inform policy decisions.
  • S/he will also provide support to the Director General for the effective organizational management and collaboration of national response donors, implementing partners and civil society organizations.

Job Title: Data Analyst

Location: Abuja
Supervisor: Technical Advisor, Data systems and Analytics
Duration of contract: 13 months

Job summary

  • The Data Analytics Advisor will work with the TA data systems and analytics to support NACA’s mandate by providing technical support that will enhance the Agency’s capacity to integrate data and analysis into routine decision making.
  • He/she will take responsibility for meeting the Global Funds routine data reporting requirements for the NACA and its sub-recipients. He/she will provide strategic information analytic support to the PMU and the NACA DG and his team.
  • The candidate should be broadly skilled in data analysis, visualization and transforming data into readable, goal-driven reports to support HIV/AIDS response.


  • First degree in Public Health, Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or Statistics
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in managing and analysing data as a data analyst
  • Familiarity with HIV/AIDS programs especially donor funded programs in the country
  • Experience working in Nigeria with Government and donor partners working in HIV/AIDS programs at national and state level respectively.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS
  • Demonstrate experience with DHIS and electronic medical records
  • Have in-depth knowledge of existing country HIV/AIDS data sets and donor reporting requirements: PEPFAR; Global Fund HIV and NCAPS
  • Proficiency in statistical software and data visualization tools
  • Demonstrated skills in data analysis and visualization, monitoring systems, program coordination and implementation, and evaluation, preferably relating to HIV/AIDS or other public health programs.
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and team building skills,
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently.
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (Python, Oracle, XML, Javascript, ETL frameworks)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)

Application Closing Date
15th November, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as subject of the email.

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