Society for Family Health Job recruitment, April 2016

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health NGOs in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV & AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health.

SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as well as the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria among other international donors.

We seek to recruit qualified persons due to new programme initiatives and growth. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We require competent candidates for the vacant positions below:

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Strategic Behaviour Change Communication (A360 Project)
Job Reference Code: AsstMgrBCC-ext
Location: Abuja
Job Profile

  • This is an Assistant Manager position reporting to the Director of Marketing Communications.
  • The Behaviour Change Communication Specialist will be responsible for documenting activities, producing reader friendly reports for donors, internal/external partners and media consumption.
  • S/He will create and maintain social media presence for the A360 project, promoting and creating awareness for the project through publicity campaigns and providing administrative support.
  • S/He will be responsible for developing communications, outreach and marketing strategies (including message delivery and packaging options) for national, state and local initiatives that aim to influence and change behavior of adolescents.
  • The successful candidate will also draft content for articles in technical and general media publications, newsletters, knowledge and technology transfer platforms.
  • S/He will collaborate with program staff and coordinate production of videos, online presence and social media campaigns that leverage program outcomes of the project.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in Mass Communication, Theatre Arts or any of the humanities.
  • Minimum of five (5) years work experience in the media or strategic communications department in a Non- Governmental Organisation.
  • Highly developed inter-personal and organisational skills
  • Creativity and initiative are important for this position and must be demonstrable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative and relationship management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Publisher or Corel draw, Power Point.
  • Demonstrable experience in actual execution of social media activities including evidence of personal Blogs/tweets, and management of third party social media platforms, including, but not limited to Facebook, Foursquare, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google+ and Path.

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) – Gates Project
Job Reference Code: AMGRMERLgates-ext
Location: Gombe
Job Profile

  • Reporting to the Assistant Director-Research and Evaluation, the successful candidate will be required to support in Monitoring and Evaluation to implement the Performance Management Plans (PMP) of the MNHC project, which includes planning, participating and implementing studies, surveys and all related data and information collecting activities for the project.
  • S/He will implement other monitoring and evaluation training and capacity development activities of the project.
  • The successful candidate will coordinate the conduct of field research and M&E related activities at the implementation sites.
  • S/He will ensure that the project data are collected, collated and of high quality.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Must have minimum of five (5) years post NYSC experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation of health and related programmes.
  • Must have considerable expertise in mixed-methods (qualitative and quantitative) M&E and research.
  • Must possess ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
  • Must be proficient in the use of SPSS, STATA, Epi Info or CS Pro.
  • Knowledge of DHIS database software will be of added advantage.
  • Experience with conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklist and other tools, including ability to develop M&E protocols are as tools as needed.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.

Job Title: Senior Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (WHP Project)
Job Reference Code: SOFFM&Ewhp-ext
Location: Abuja
Job Profile

  • This is a Senior Officer position reporting to the M&E Manager at the HQ, the successful candidate will act as the monitoring and evaluation specialist of the project.
  • S/He will manage the implementation of a variety of surveys and research studies and the MIS system of the WHP project.
  • S/He will conduct Quality Data Assessment (DQA) to verify data reported by the partnering health facilities.
  • S/He will support evidence informed programming, and will oversee and coordinate data collection for impact evaluation and operations research at field level.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in a relevant field. A higher degree in Public Health or related fields and certificates in relevant M&E courses will be of an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC work experience, preferably in M&E.
  • Must have previous experience in the use of the DHIS and other national M&E tools.
  • Must show demonstrable willingness and ability to adjust quickly to rapidly changing priorities, multiple demands and complex situations.
  • Must be computer literate, able to manipulate spreadsheets and be familiar with the NGO working environment.
  • Excellent writing and good statistical analysis (5PSS, Stata, Epi
  • Info) skills are important to this position
  • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, training and report writing skills are very important to this position.

Job Title: Senior Officer, Health Communication Coordinator (HCC) ESMPIN Project
Job Reference codes: SOFFHCC-ext
Location: Kaduna
Job Profile

  • This is a senior officer position reporting to the Territorial Manager with a dotted reporting line to ESMPIN BCC Advisor.
  • S/He will lead in the implementation of reproductive health, family planning and maternal and child health strategies in the region.
  • With the support of the Territorial Manager, the staff member will coordinate and ensure successful implementation of ESMPIN community activities and contribute to increasing demand for FP/RH/MCH services in the region

Qualifications/Experience

  • First degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field is required.
  • Masters degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience in a hospital environment or related area is required.
  • S/He must possess basic understanding of the recent advances in Reproductive Health and Maternal Child Health (RH/MCH).
  • Must have excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Must also be conversant with the culture and behavioural traits of the host community
  • Must be computer literate with high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages

Job Title: Women’s Health Project (WHP) Programme Manager
Job Reference Code: PrgmMgrWhp-ext
Location: Abuja
Job Profile

  • This is a manager position reporting to the Women’s Health Project Director.
  • S/He will be responsible for leading and coordinating demand creation activities in Expanded Public Sector Engagement (EPSE) in the states and ensure the recruitment of facilities and training of IPCAs and their deployment to EPSE states.
  • S/He will lead in advocacy activities with various stakeholders, strengthening the skills and confidence of providers in the public sector in service delivery and demand creation.
  • S/He will lead in logistics planning and implementation of all WHP workshops, meetings and retreats to ensure successful outings with minimal disruption during such events.
  • The candidate will also support the design, development and deployment of BCC tools, manuals and materials for effective promotion of program objectives.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in Sciences/Health/Social Sciences. Masters in Public Health will be added advantage.
  • Must possess minimum of seven (7) years relevant work experience managing reproductive or other health programs and projects in public health disciplines with national and international donor funding.
  • Must have good knowledge of reproductive health, malaria, maternal and child health policies in Nigeria.
  • Must have good knowledge of issues and challenges militating against critical health areas in Nigeria.
  • Must possess social marketing skills.
  • Must have good training and presentation skills.

Job Title: Senior Officer, Health Communication Coordinator (HCC) ESMPIN Project
Job Reference codes: SOFFHCC-ext
Location: Kaduna
Job Profile

  • This is a senior officer position reporting to the Territorial Manager with a dotted reporting line to ESMPIN BCC Advisor.
  • S/He will lead in the implementation of reproductive health, family planning and maternal and child health strategies in the region.
  • With the support of the Territorial Manager, the staff member will coordinate and ensure successful implementation of ESMPIN community activities and contribute to increasing demand for FP/RH/MCH services in the region

Qualifications/Experience

  • First degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field is required.
  • Masters degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience in a hospital environment or related area is required.
  • S/He must possess basic understanding of the recent advances in Reproductive Health and Maternal Child Health (RH/MCH).
  • Must have excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Must also be conversant with the culture and behavioural traits of the host community
  • Must be computer literate with high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note:

  • Applicants will be required to register on the SFH SAP recruitment portal, providing their detailed information. Subsequently, a registration confirmation will be received at the registered email address.
  • On receipt of the registration confirmation, return to the SFH website, log-in to the recruitment portal and apply for the vacant position of choice.
  • Do note that all applicants will need to carefully follow the instructions provided on the website and should be ready to upload a CV.
  • Please note also that attempts to apply for more than one position or for a position not qualified for will result in automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  26th April, 2016.

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