Internal Auditor/ Compliance Specialist at the National AIDS, Viral Hepatitis and STIs Control Programme (Federal Ministry of Health)

The National AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections Control and Hepatitis Programme (NASCP) is a division of the Department of Public Health, in the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health (FMH).

The concept of NASCP and its mandate is to coordinate the formulation and effective implementation of the Nigeria government policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures for the prevention of new HIV infections as well as improve on the existing treatment, care and support for those persons already infected and affected by the virus in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Internal Auditor/ Compliance Specialist

Location: Abuja


This officer will assist the Finance and Accounts component of NASCP in evaluating and analysing the GC7 grant financial and operational processes to ensure compliance with policies, laws, and regulations. S/he will conduct audits, review financial records, identify potential risks, and make recommendations for improving internal controls and efficiency.


  • Provide objective assessment to NASCP
  • Safeguard assets
  • Enhance overall organization performance
  • Conduct audits on financial, operational and compliance
  • Identify and assess potential risks to the organization and recommending risk mitigation strategies
  • Examine financial statements, transactions, and accounting records to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting principles
  • Analyse data to detect anomalies, patterns or potential fraud in the accounting component
  • Participate in the development of the annual audit plan based on risk assessments and organizational priorities
  • Provide advice and guidance to manage internal control matters and best practices
  • Perform other functions as assigned.

Academic Qualification

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field
  • A Chartered Auditor or Chartered Accountant is a must
  • A masters’ degree or professional certifications like Certified Internal Audit (CIA) or Certified Public Accounting (CPA), Business Administration (MBA) is an added advantage


  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in similar role as an internal auditor.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • In depth knowledge of auditing standards, financial regulations, and corporate governance practice is essential. S/he must be familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Accounting Principles (IFRS) and auditing standard issues by professional bodies like the institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to gather and interpret data, identify potential risks and propose practical solutions.

Contracting & Accountability:

  • The officer will be accountable to the National Coordinator.


  • S/he will be paid competitive fees for the agreed duration based on qualification and experience.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  14th December, 2023.