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Kwara State Health Insurance Agency (KW-HIA) Recent Vacancies [6 Positions]

Kwara State Health Insurance Agency (KW-HIA) – Kwara State Government in Its effort to build upon the successes of the Community Health Insurance Scheme and ensure that universal quality healthcare coverage is available to all the Inhabitants of Kwara State, Irrespective of their financial means and socio-economic status enacted the Kwara State Health Insurance Scheme Law 2017.

In furtherance to the launch of the Kwara Health Insurance scheme on the 12th of July 2018, the services of top-notch employees with skills, Integrity, and professionalism are needed in the agency to achieve the State’s vision.

Application are therefore invited from Suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Claims Officer
Location:
 Kwara
Department: Operations
Reports to: Senior Operations Manager
Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Claim Officer includes:

  • Approve vetted claims submitted by Thrd Party Administrators
  • Investigate Incidences of rejected claims and partially approved claims
  • Conduct claims adjudication with affected providers on behalf of the Agency
  • Prepare periodic progress report on claims payment for the department
  • Monitor Scheme performance indicators on claims payment ratio, turnaround time for capitation and claims payment etc.

Minimum Education & Years of Experience

  • MBBS, M.Sc/MBA (Added advantage)
  • 5 years in operation
  • This position requires proficiency in Microsoft tools and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Job Title: Marketing Officer
Location:
 Kwara
Department: Business Development and Marketing
Reports to: Head; Business Development and Marketing

Responsibilities

  • Initiate and promote aggressive marketing campaign
  • Develop and ensure the implementation of effective marketing Plan
  • Identify and develop market penetration strategies for the Scheme
  • Coordinate and participate in products promotional programs
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports of the marketing activities.
  • Sourcing of new clients while maintaining relationships with existing clients
  • Conduct regular market intelligence activities

Minimum Education & Years of Experience

  • BSc or equivalent in Marketing or related field. Post Graduate degree in relevant field and/or relevant professional certification is an added advantage
  • 5 years in marketing role
  • This position requires proficiency in Microsoft tools and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Job Title: Finance and Accounts Officer
Location:
 Kwara
Department: Finance and Accounts
Reports to: Head; Finance and Accounts

Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of organization’s financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals.
  • Review and strengthen financial and accounting internal controls to ensure protection of the company’s financial resources.
  • Produce monthly financial statements including balance sheet, profit/loss Statements and accumulative general ledger.
  • Plan and Implement systems for financial operations for cash flow management, budgeting, consolidation of accounting Information, internal controls, financial reporting, financial record- keeping, and compliance.
  • Maintain banking relations and plan and monitor cash flow requirements to ensure the smooth implementation of projects.
  • Prepare monthly standard accounting submissions for the department for review by Head of Finance and Accounts, including general ledger files, account reconciliations, expenditures by cost center/project, as well as other financial Information In a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepare monthly management reports to the Head Finance and Accounts, in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist in developing annual fiscal year budgets together with the Head Finance and Accounts
  • Process invoices, records payments, and track expenses of the Agency
  • Perform general accounting tasks, including preparing monthly closing and financial reports, preparing account/bank reconcillations;
  • Ensure all expenses are within assigned project budget and verify the completeness of all required supporting documentation for all payments vouchers;
  • Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed accurately and timely:
  • Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and other financial related issues:
  • Protect the Agency assets through maintenance of asset register, Internal control and audit procedures.
  • Prepare staff payroll administrations, including fringe benefit computations. Prepare/review adjusting entries and schedules for annual and ad.hoc audits, Review audit results and Implement necessary/recommended Internal controls and/or other revisions.

Minimum Education & Years of Experience

  • B.Sc or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or related field. Post Graduate degree In relevant field and/or relevant professional certification Is an added advantage
  • 5 years Experience in the health services industry would be an added advantage
  • This position requires proficiency in Microsoft tools and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Job Title: Information Technology Support Officer
Location:
 Kwara
Department: Information &Technology
Reports to: Head; IT

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate program planning and evaluation, ensuring that developing and existing programs are effective and In conformance with the overall goals
  • Support the ongoing development, Implementation, monitoring and review of the research departments strategic plan
  • Development and implementation of continual improvement of the Agency’s research programs
  • Establishes and implement short- and long-range research projects. monitor and evaluate programmatic and operational effectiveness.
  • Provides strategic advice and consultation to leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of modifications and enhancements to existing research programs.

Minimum Education & Years of Experience

  • B.Sc or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field. Post Graduate degree in relevant field and/or relevant professional certification is an added advantage
  • 5 years in IT
  • This position requires proficiency in Microsoft tools and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Job Title: Planning, Research and Statistics Officer
Location: Kwara
Department: Planning, Research and Statistics
Reports to: Head; Planning, Research and Statistics Officer

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate program planning and evaluation ensuring that developing and existing programs are effective and in conformance with the overall goals
  • Support the ongoing development, implementation, monitoring and revIew of the research departments Strategic plan
  • Development and Implementation of continual Improvement of the Agency’s research programs
  • Establishes and implement short and long range research projects, monitor and evaluate programmatic and operational effectiveness
  • Provides strategic advice and consultation to leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of modifications and enhancements to existing research programs.

Minimum Education Qualification & Years of Experience

  • B.Sc in Economics, Statistics, Public Health or related field. Relevant Post Graduate Degree is an added advantage
  • 5 years in Planning, Research and Statistics
  • Experience in the health sector or health related programs is essential
  • This position requires proficiency in Microsoft tools and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Job Title: HR and Admin Officer
Location:
 Kwara
Department: Human Resources and Administration
Reports to: Head; Human Resources and Administration

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with various departments, assisting line managers to understand and Implement policies and procedure
  • Liaising with a range of people involved in policy areas such as staff performance and health and safety
  • Support staff recruitment, which involves developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates
  • Develop and implement policies on issues like working conditions, performance management. disciplinary procedures and absence management
  • Prepare staff handbooks
  • Administering payroll and maintaining employee records
  • Interpreting and advising on employment law
  • Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures
  • Plan and deliver training – including inductions for new staff
  • Analyze training needs In conjunction with departmental managers
  • Manage office supplies stock and place orders
  • Prepare regular reports on expenses and office budgets
  • Organize a filing system for important and confidential company documents
  • Answer queries by employees and clients
  • Update office policies as needed
  • Maintain a company calendar and schedule appointments
  • Book meeting rooms as required
  • Distribute and store correspondence (e.g. letters, emails and packages)
  • Prepare reports and presentations with statistical data, as assigned
  • Arrange travel and accommodations
  • Schedule in-house and external events

Minimum Education & Years of Experience

  • B.Sc in Human Resources Administration or related field. Post Graduate degree In relevant field and/or relevant professional certification is an added advantage
  • 5 years in HR and Administrative position
  • This position requires proficiency in Microsoft tools and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should describe how they meet all the above criteria in a Cover letter to be submitted along with an updated CV to: healthinsurance@kwarastate.gov.ng

Note

  • The KWSG is an opportunity employer. We encourage absolutely all persons who believe they have the technical merit as well as deep understanding of the purpose and intent behind the creation of KW-HIA, and enjoy a challenge, to apply and be considered. Women are especially encouraged.

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