Job title: Contracts Officer
Job description: 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. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Contracts Officer will be responsible for: 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. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor�s degree or its international equivalent or higher in finance, management, or other relevant field. 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 date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 06:13:08 GMT
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