HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now

HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now via unicef recruitment portal. This is part of UNICEF Nigeria recruitment 2018. The last lap of UNICEF Nigeria massive recruitment. Therefore, Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) consultants for International Development or a directly-related technical field(s) is required.

UNICEF works in parts  of the world’s toughest places, to reach  world’s most disadvantaged children. That is to save their lives, defend their rights. and help them fulfill their potentials.  As a matter of fact, Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF works for every child, everywhere, every day, to build  better world for everyone.  HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now 

We re recruiting to fill the position below:

HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now 

Job Title: HACT Consultant

Job Number: 518556
Location: Nigeria
Duration: The contract is 7 months
Work Type: Consultancy

HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now 

Job Descriptions

  • In preparation for 2019 HACT Assurance Plan activities, the HACT unit requires to engage individual consultants to conduct approximately 150 planned spot checks and provide capacity building, Implementing Partners (partners) identified with weak financial management systems and internal controls.
  • Spot checks re  review of financial records to obtain reasonable assurance that amounts reported by partners on  FACE Form re accurate. Spot checks re performed in  office of partners where financial records re kept.
  • In addition, the contractors  re required to analyze spot check reports from 2019 HACT assurance activities to identify high priority observations that require follow up and management action.
  • Finally, the HACT Unit will require to engage at least 5 individual contractors with adequate financial management and accounting technical skills.

HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now 

Specific Tasks/Scope

  • Firstly, the Individual Contractors  provides relevant support in ensuring full compliance with  2019 HACT Assurance Plan for UNICEF Nigeria;
  • Conduct spot check activities of identified 2019 partners according to  spot check TOR & guidelines
  • Discuss high risk observations from spot checks and other assurance activities with Chiefs of Section and Chiefs of Field Office
  • Share draft spot check report with responsible Programme Specialist/Officer for review and  provide any comments or inputs for finalization
  • Weekly update the high-risk recommendations on  spot check tracker and internal reporting tools for each Section/FO on SharePoint. Send  link to  responsible Chief and HACT Focal point for follow up action/closure
  • Identify results of assurance activities that may be used to prioritize capacity development activities or change  cash transfer modality to IP
  • Provide capacity building  basic financial management to partners identified as having weak financial management capacity as per detailed established TOR
  • Follow up  high risk and unresolved  items from prior spot checks and audits for closure
  • Follows up with  programme team on high priority issues observed during micro-assessments, spot checks and audits
  • Aid with  preparation of audit activities and update on the HACT Assurance Plan/eTools on  conducted HACT assurance activities
  • Furthermore,  provide support in conducting HACT trainings for partners and UN staff as required
  • And Finally, maintain  well-organized and easily accessible filing system of HACT related documents on SharePoint monthly

HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now 

HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now

Academic Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience and Competencies Required

  • Professional accounting qualification –  CPA, ICAN, and ACCA –  is required and a University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • At least  of five years experience in internal/external audit or financial management experience in reputable organization.
  • Experience in fraud/investigative work  desirable
  • Good knowledge of internal auditing, accounting and auditing standards and application of IPSAS.
  • First-rate analytical skills and proven knowledge of management principles.
  • Ability to establish priorities, conceive and execute work in  busy work environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Maturity of judgment, tact, integrity and discretion.
  • Initiative and resourcefulness. Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with  team members.
  • Experience with training and facilitation of group learning processes.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Personal drive for results and resilience.

HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now 

Application Closing Date

20th December, 2018 at 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • All applicants should quote an all inclusive fee in their cover letters
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • HACT Consultant @ UNICEF Needed Now 

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