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Date Posted

May 25, 2015


Sightsavers Nigeria

Job Title

Neglected Tropical Diseases Control Programme Finance And Logistics Officer At Sightsavers Nigeria

Job Type



Sightsavers is a highly respected international development organization working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people. We work with local partners in developing countries to tackle the main causes of avoidable blindness including cataract, and a group at diseases that have been coined neglected tropical diseases such as river blindness and trachoma. We help the people who need it most - those living in poverty in some of the world's poorest countries

The Integrated Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Control Programme is supported by UK Department for International Development (DFID) led by Sightsavers in partnership with other NGOs, private organizations and the academia. The programme aims at strengthening the capacity of the national disease programmes anti streamlining supply chains to get the drugs to the people who need them.

Neglected Tropical Diseases Control Programme Finance and Logistics Officer 

Job Description

  • The Finance & Logistics Officer will be a member of the Kaduna State NTDs Control Programme Office and will report to the Nigeria Country Office Finance and Support Services Manager.
  • The Finance & Logistics Officer will be responsible for the Kaduna State NTDs Control Programme office financial oversight, maintaining consolidated programme accounts, cash flow management, payment processes and programme logistics.

Overall Purpose and Responsibilities

  • Ensure financial control and managing risk.
  • Ensure conformity to the principles of the contract with specific emphasis on Financial Management &
  • Controls, Financial Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting. Financial Monitoring & Audits.
  • Monitor and retain financial record(S) Verity claims by partners and recommend for payment.

Person Specification

  • Relevant professional accounting qualification (ACCA) or a Master's qualification or Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years working experience, ideally in an INGO environment but experience in audit and government organization would also be advantageous.

How to Apply

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These 2 (Two) Separate documents should be completed and sent to:


  • Due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to send out individual acknowledgements for submitted applications.
  • We will therefore only be able to contact you in the event that you are short listed for interview, if you are not contacted within two weeks of the closing date you may assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Year of Experience

5-10 year


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