Mercy
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Operations officer, country office
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2012
Benue State University Makurdi - Benue State, Nigeria
From 0 to 1978
Peoples Uni, Uinted Kingdom
From 0 to 2006
Benue State Polytechnic
From 0 to 1999
Benue State University
No added languages

Experience

Network/Community Linkages Associate
Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP), Kaduna
October 2011 - Present Day (5 years 8 months)

Oversee and coordinate the implementation of activities in the state; Supervise and provide technical support to CBOs in the implementation of HCT, VC, HBC and SBCC; Ensure close partnership/corroboration with other development agencies and attend meetings; Interface with Federal State and Local Government on community development; Conduct training for Community Based Organizations; Conduct site support visits and mentoring; Facilitate at support group meetings; Coordination, corroboration and implementation of formal and informal agreements and subcontracts that support HIV Care and treatment and the facilitation of the rapid roll out of ART program in Center for Integrated Health Program supported sites; Collation of established networks and communication of the program in community support programs for supported sites; Write and submit monthly, Quarterly and annual activity reports.

Progrsm Support Officer, HIV/AIDS
Fantsuam Foundation, Kafanchan- Kaduna State
October 2009 - March 2009 (5 months)

Support the programs Manager in the supervision of four (4) staff and five (5) volunteers in the implementation of projects and programs supported by International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs Nigeria, Canadian International Development Agency, Voluntary Services Overseas Nigeria, Save the Children UK, PATHS and Partners For Development; Works in team with departmental staff to conduct community dialogue, advocacy meetings, community outreaches, community AB &C Activities, intra personal communication, youth empowerment programs geared towards behavioral change, enrollment, referral and linkages, support for Vulnerable Children (Educational Support, Psychosocial support, Clinical Support, Physical Support, Nutritional support and child protection);Coordinate school outreaches giving health talks in schools, children’s club and youth club activities; Facilitate A, B and C activities for young people, People Living with HIV and commercial sex workers towards behavior change and prevention; Coordinate HIV Counseling and Testing for clients both in the organization and in the community during outreaches; conduct rallies on world AIDS Day celebration, World TB day celebration towards Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV, stigma reduction, men taking action, behavior change and prevention; support the programs manager in collating monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

Community Network Assistant
International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) Nigeria, Kaduna
April 2009 - September 2011 (2 years 6 months)

Meets with Non Governmental Organizations, Community Based Organizations and Faith Based Organizations to establish contacts and linkages (formal and informal) and coordinate a comprehensive care package of services that include both clinical and supportive socialization programs; Oversee and supervise the work of lay counselors, peer service coordinator and other staff as assigned by the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs program; Identifies subcontracts that will provide specific services to International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs supported programs that enhance and facilitate the rapid roll out of ART programs. Assist the clinical advisor in reviewing and revising policies and procedures that enhance supported program in each site; Develop work plans that detail the steps necessary to implement community socialization and supportive programs that support HIV Care and treatment, work includes the provision of psychosocial and nutritional support programs; meets with State Ministry of Health, General Hospital Administrative and Clinical Staff for the purposes of developing linkages to care, promoting community empowerment programs that support the implementation of ART programs.

Cashier/Acting Accountant
Methodist Church Nigeria, Bethesda Hospital & Clinic, IKachi - Oju L. G. A, Benue State.
May 2008 - June 2001 (6 years 9 months)

Acting for the office of the accountant, carrying out all its responsibilities as assigned by the Board of Governors of the Hospital; responsible for the collection of Cash from the accounts clerks and paying same to bank within 24 hours; Keeping all un banked monies generated during weekends and public holidays in the hospital safe; mentoring accounts clerks and finance supervisors on book keeping procedures in accordance with the Generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP); collates all financial transactions and ensures that retirements are in line with donor requirements (UNICEF Nigeria, PATHS Benue, Partners For Development Benue, Sonnevank Neitherlands, Wesley guilds England; Netherlands Reformed Congregation – NRC); collects bank statements and prepares bank reconciliations and balance sheets periodically; issuance of birth certificates, death certificates, maternity leave forms, bin cards, requisition forms, receipt booklets, registers and stationaries to various unit/departmental heads on approval of requisition made by the Hospital Matron.

National Youth Service Corps/Peer Educator Trainer (NYSC /UNICEF Reproductive Health Project).
Government Secondary School, Zangon Kataf - Kaduna State, Nigeria
October 2007 - October 2008 (1 year 1 month)

Class Room Teacher- Integrated Science, English Language and Literature in English to the three (3) arms of J. S. S. 1,2 and 3;Volunteer Peer Educator on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Reproductive Health – Trained, graduated and certified 160 Peer Educators with support from National Youth Service Corps and UNICEF.

School Administrator, Fantsuam Academy/Fantsuam Community Learning Centre
Fantsuam foundation Kafanchan, Kaduna State - Nigeria
February 2007 - October 2007 (9 months)

Supervision and General Administration of Schools (Fantsuam Academy and Fantsuam Community Learning Center); Coordinating weekly meetings and unit meetings for various instructors, Work in teams with International Volunteers (with support from Voluntary Services Oversease Nigeria) to conduct marketing for schools within the community and its environs; enrolls students for admission, prepares students’ results, designs students’ certificates and organizes their graduation; supervises the periodic performances of students through their continuous assessments and written examinations; prepares both the financial and programmatic monthly, quarterly and annual reports for schools; works with the finance team and store officer to ensure the functionality of all equipments taking stock of all assets and liabilities belonging to schools; works in team with instructors and the Gaiya National Volunteering department to give health talks to students during graduation on sustainable livelihood, HIV/AIDS prevention and National volunteerism.

Hospital Accountant
Methodist Church Nigeria, Bethesda Hospital & Clinics, Ikachi- Oju L. G. A. Benue State, Nigeria
October 2006 - February 2007 (4 months)

Monitoring and mentoring of eight(8) accounts clerks and one (1) finance supervisor on book keeping procedures, in accordance with the generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP); preparation and processing of various departmental financial requests, payment vouchers and quotes from vendors to the Administrative committee/Management for approval; makes all payments as approved by the administrator; in consultation with departmental heads and unit heads prepares and submits annual financial reports and budget estimates through the administrator to the administrative committee; Works with the pharmacy team to ensure the preparation of drugs purchase requisition and the general maintenance of Drug Revolving Fund Account; reconciles all records of accounts and ensures that such are properly kept and submitted for audit on demand.

Executive Officer Accounts/Acting Accountant
Methodist Church Nigeria, Bethesda Hospital & Clinics, Ikachi- Oju L. G. A., Benue State, Nigeria
June 2001 - October 2006 (5 years 5 months)

Acting for the office of the accountant, carrying out all its responsibilities as assigned by the Board of Governors of the Hospital; responsible for the collection of Cash from the accounts clerks and paying same to bank within 24 hours; Keeping all un banked monies generated during weekends and public holidays in the hospital safe; mentoring accounts clerks and finance supervisors on book keeping procedures in accordance with the Generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP); collates all financial transactions and ensures that retirements are in line with donor requirements (UNICEF Nigeria, PATHS Benue, Partners for Development Benue, Sonnevank Neitherlands, Wesley guilds England; Netherlands Reformed Congregation – NRC); collects bank statements and prepares bank reconciliations and balance sheets periodically; issuance of birth certificates, death certificates, maternity leave forms, bin cards, requisition forms, receipt booklets, registers and stationaries to various unit/departmental heads on approval of requisition made by the Hospital Matron.