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  • Job Position: Consultant: Consultant to Conduct Capacity Improvement Training on Internal Audit Procedures and Best Practices
  • Reference No.: 13 11117
  • Job Location: Abuja

Job Overview
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is the Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund (GF) Nigeria Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) grant. The RSSH grant commenced implementation in April 2019 and is designed to strengthen the Nigerian health system across the HIV, TB, and malaria areas through December 2020. The project is focused on addressing health system-wide constraints and driven by the recognition that strong health systems are needed to combat the public health threats posed by HIV, TB, and malaria. To ensure domesticated implementation and sustainability of the RSSH grant, MSH as PR, works with three (3) government of Nigeria entities as Sub-recipients (SR).  They include the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS), Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), and the National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP). As part of the grant-making process, the PR conducted a capacity assessment to ascertain the capacity of each of the SRs using a systemic tool. Capacity improvement activities were developed to address capacity gaps identified from the assessment. including Internal Audit procedures and Best practices Training. MSH is seeking the service of a qualified Accountant and audit practicing expert to deliver a 2-day training on Internal Audit procedures and best practices.

The objective of Training:

  • The objective of this training is to provide well-tailored audit training to strengthening the Internal Audit System on internal control & compliance and creating awareness on GF OIG Processes.
  • A maximum of 10 participants would attend the internal audit capacity improvement training.

Scope of Work
The internal audit training would cover the following topics amongst others:

  • Definition Framework for public sector-auditing
  • Objectives of internal audit
  • Principles and procedures of internal auditing
  • Scope and functions of internal audit
  • Auditor roles and responsibilities
  • Interpersonal skills and personal behaviors of an auditor
  • The essentials of effective internal audit
  • Audit program and implementation of the audit
  • Audit process planning, implementation, reporting and follow-up
  • Relationship between internal audit and external audit Reliance of external auditor on the work of internal auditor
  • How to conduct effective opening and closing meetings
  • Preparing and distributing an audit report
  • Internal Audit checklist
  • Follow up audit
  • Global Fund OIG Processes


  • Submit a 2-day training agenda to be approved by MSH prior to commencement of training.
  • Develop the training materials for each topic
  • Prior to the commencement of the training, submit a copy of all presentations and training aids to be made available to the trainees.
  • Conduct pre and post-tests.
  • Submit course evaluation forms received from participants to MSH.
  • Submit the final report of the training including pre and post-test analysis of the performance of participants.

Duration of Training:

  • 2-day training to be held in June 2020.

Job Requirements

  • A degree in finance or accounting, with professional certification(s) in Accounting.
  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in auditing and/or audit practices. Global Fund project experience is an added advantage.
  • Experience training design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience and success in delivering similar training.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including experience of facilitation of training/workshops and presentations

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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