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Vacant Positions At Society For Family Health August- September 2013 by uboma(m): 12:56pm On Aug 31, 2013
Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health NGOs in Nigeria, implementing programmes in
reproductive health, HIV and AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal
and State Government of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States
Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a
result of growth in our organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working
environment and competitive remuneration. We require competent candidates for the following positions:

Senior Manager, GF Malaria-(Abuja) Ref email to: smgfmalabj@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile
This is a Senior Manager position and will report to the Director - Global Fund (GF) Malaria. The successful candidate must be
versed in malaria programming in Nigeria with sound experience in health commodities marketing, distribution and channel
management. S/He must be able to develop and write proposals and reports. The candidate should have experience in
managing partnership with stakeholders and development partners. The successful candidate will provide technical support to
the National Malaria Programme in policy formulation, communication development, advocacy and routine collation of
malaria data. S/He will analyze field reports to determine weaknesses in programme delivery and suggest recommendations for
improvement; will work with external partners such as the Global Fund, USAID, Population Services International (PSI), and
the World Health Organization (WHO) in the implementation of malaria interventions in Nigeria; will collate project results
from states and ensure project targets are met and take the lead in the production and submission of regular reports to the
Global Fund and other Development Partners. S/He must be very analytical and be able to ensure that programme outcomes
link up with future plans. S/He must meet deadlines and provide leadership to subordinates.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 First degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Social Sciences/Public Health or its equivalent in a relevant field is
required.
 Must possess a post graduate degree in relevant field or Masters in Public Health.
 Must possess minimum eight years experience in areas of malaria programming and project implementation.
 S/He must possess ability to analyse and interpret both quantitative and qualitative programme data.
 Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills.
 Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
 Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
 Must possess a high level of integrityand with good interpersonal skills.


Deputy Manager, Affordable Medicines for Malaria (AMFm)-Abuja Ref email to: dmamfmabj@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile:
Reporting to the Director GF Malaria, the successful candidate will coordinate all programmatic activities and provide
guidance to implementing parties on issues such as validation of the first line buyers, monitoring all AMFm programme
implementation processes, proposing regulatory changes where required for AMFm, and will be responsible for general
communication on the AMFm (e.g. launch timing, sources of ACTs, pricing, any relevant policy/ regulatory changes). S/He
will participate in the advocacy of AMFm at both national and international levels. Successful candidate will represent SFH
and provide appropriate feedback as a member of the AMFm secretariat and the task force. Finally, the successful candidate
will provide appropriate support tailoring it to SFH perspective to the key stakeholders through the process of AMFm roll-out
in Nigeria.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a first degree in any Health/Behavioural/Social sciences or related field.
 Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
 Must have 6 years post NYSC experience in related field.
 Must be computer literate and have above average skills in Excel based budget tracking.
 Desirable experience in malaria project management.
 Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

Senior Officer, Malaria Field Programmes (Yobe) Ref email to: soffmalyobe@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile:
Reporting to the Malaria Programme Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of all Malaria
social mobilisation in the states. Primary duties will be management and monitoring of the CSOs' and Subrecipients'/Consultants' progress towards achieving programme deliverables. S/He will be responsible for monitoring the
quality of outputs, and ensuring the fiscal integrity of all transactions and operations, behaviour change communication and
mass mobilisation activities. S/He will also be responsible for quality assuring all training, and monitoring and evaluation of
malaria intervention programmes within the state. S/He will also be required to strengthen the RBM partnership in the state and
will be the liaison of SFH to the public sector aspect of the malaria control programme.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a first degree in any Health/Behavioural/Social sciences or related field.
 Must possess a minimum three years post NYSC working experience in an NGO at the field level.
 Must possess sound experience in community mobilisation techniques.
 Must have in depth experience with database management and data entry, cleaning and verification. Abilityto work
with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, DHIS 1.4 and 2.0 is essential.
 Must be excellent at report writing, and possess good M&E skills.
 Must possess experience in donor funded projects.
Good knowledge of BCC theories and practices is required for persons managing social mobilisation activities.
Re: Vacant Positions At Society For Family Health August- September 2013 by uboma(m): 12:59pm On Aug 31, 2013
Senior Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation (ESMPIN Project)

Locations: Abuja, Benin, Calabar, Enugu and Kano
Ref email to: Abuja:soffmeabj@sfhnigeria.org; Benin: soffmebenin@sfhnigeria.org:
Calabar: soffmecal@sfhnigeria.org: Enugu: soffmeenugu@sfhnigeria.org; Kano: soffmekano@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile:
Reporting to the Territorial Manager at the State level and Deputy Manager M&E at the HQ, the desired candidates will ensure
that routine tracking, data collection and documentation are utilized to showcase progress on success of ESMPIN project
indicators and interventions. S/He will ensure that data collected from state level implementation are collated and entered
expeditiously in the web-based DHIS; and summaries included in all field activity quarterly report submissions. S/He will
also, oversee the tracking, analysing and reporting of data on the various components of the ESMPIN project. The successful
candidate will equally track project performance indicator data related to relevant states, and disseminate M&E data and
information regularly to stakeholders. S/He will be required to build the capacity of SFH project partner organisations,
CSOs/CBOs and other stakeholders to implement M&E. S/He will take the lead in implementing SFH and National surveys in
the States. S/He must be able to analyse datasets to provide data to inform programme decisions.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a first degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field.
 Must have minimum of 3 years 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. S/He must possess
abilityto analyse and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
 Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or Epi Info/CS Pro.
 Knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will beof added advantage.
 Experience with conducting monitoring visits utilising checklist and other tools, including abilityto develop M&E tools as
needed.

Officer, Behaviour Change Communication Technical Advisor (BCCTA) ENR-Lagos
Ref email to: offbcctalag@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile:
Reporting to the State Programme Manager, the successful candidate will provide strategic and operational support to the
Enhancing Nigeria’s Response to HIV/AIDS (ENR) strategy at the state level. S/He will also provide strategic technical
assistance to the State AgencyCommittee on AIDS (SACA) and wider State Response on theories, strategies and approaches
to work with Most at Risk Population, young people and general population on HIV Prevention including behaviour change
communication and mass media activities. S/He will support the implementation of ENR HIV prevention wok in the state,
provide support to media station, CSOs grantees and other state actor in implementing various approaches outlined in ENR
prevention strategies. S/He will support the State Programme Manager in monitoring and supervising the field activities of
trained IPC conductors across Local Government Areas (LGAs) and focal communities.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a minimum of a University Degree in Social/Biological Sciences or Humanities with at least three (3) years
post NYSC cognate experience.
 Must have proven experience in planning and facilitation of training for different cadres of staff and conversant with
proven theories of behaviour change for HIV prevention.
Re: Vacant Positions At Society For Family Health August- September 2013 by uboma(m): 1:09pm On Aug 31, 2013
Chief Security Officer/Safety Manager, (Abuja) Ref email to: csoabuja@sfhnigeria.org;

Job Profile:
This is an Assistant/Deputy Manager position reporting to the Deputy Director, Administration. The Chief Security Officer will
be responsible for ensuring safety and security of SFH staff members and assets in all locations. S/He will ensure that SFH
premises, vehicles and assets are safe, well fortified in terms of fire safety and free from hazards. The candidate will ensure that
a high level of procedural security is in place at all SFH’s premises, including access control, visitor protocols, key
management etc. S/He will actively develop and maintain security influence networks with stakeholders attend and contribute
to external security networks. S/He will ensure consistent incident reporting from all locations and identify the learning needs
of SFH employees in relations to safety and security matters.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position: Must be educated to a degree level or relevant certification in relevant field e.g. Sociology, Criminology or
Psychology. Masters degree in related field is added advantage.
 Must have a minimum of six (6) years practical experience in military, police or Para-military outfits.
 Must possess strong self-drive, excellent leadership skills, ability to build relationships.
 Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills.
 Must be able to work with minimal supervision with high level of integrity and responsibility.
 Skills with risk appraisal and mitigation will be critical to this position.


Assistant Manager, Information Technology (Abuja) Ref email to: aminfotech@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile:
Reporting to the Manager Information Technology(IT). The successful candidate will support the IT Manager in core handson support and implementation of IT projects for basic cost saving measures. S/He will be directlyinvolved in the research,
design, execution and support of in-house IT projects towards improving and sustaining the organisation’s IT platforms. S/He
will supervise the implementation of IT service desk and ensure that all IT documentations are developed and updated
regularly. S/He will be involved in implementing an appropriate Change Management system on all IT infrastructures;
supervise the Archival projects and all Disaster Recoveryissues for SFJ servers.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a Bsc/HND degree in anyof the following: Computer Science/ Information Technology or Electrical
Electronics Engineering
 Must have a minimum of five (5) years post NYSC practical (hands-on) working experience in an IT firm or within an IT
unit of an enterprise firm with remote inter-linked locations.
 Must possess relevant IT certifications (CCNA, ITIL, Microsoft and Vmware).
 Must be conversant with Microsoft office 2007 packages and exchange
 Must have good knowledge of IT user support systems.
 Must have excellent communication skills and high level of integrityand responsibility.
 Must have been supporting users on ERP especially SAP, Crystal Reporting and Rapid Marts.

Procurement Manager (Abuja) Ref email to: procmgrabj@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile:
This is a full manager position. Reporting to the Director of Procurement, the successful candidate will have the responsibility
of ensuring an efficient and timely procurement of non-ethical goods and services. S/He will implement a quality assurance
system for procured goods and services and ensure regulatory compliance where necessary. S/He will also generate routine
reports on procurement progress against plan, and supervise procurement logistics.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a first degree in a relevant field
 Must be CIPSN certified
 Must possess a minimum of eight years of demonstrated experience in purchasing and supply/procurement function five
(5) of which must have been in similar capacity.
 Hands-on experience in the use of SAP ERP for procurement business solutions will beof added advantage.
 Must be literate and versatile in Microsoft, Excel and or Access packages
 Must possess good analytical and interpersonal skills.


Senior Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E MARPS) Owerri Ref email to: someowerri@sfhnigeria.org

This is a Senior Officer position reporting to the Project Team Leader in that location, the successful candidate will be
responsible for coordinating M&E activities at the field level for the project and will provide assistance to the M&E Advisor
and Knowledge Management Specialist at the HQ. S/He will lead the local approaches for site mapping and size estimation for
keytarget populations. A keyaspect of this role will be the preparation of analytical reports, human interest stories and case
studies for the project. Using the National Prevention Tracking tools and an electronic MIS system, the Senior Officer, M&E
will support evidence informed programming, and will oversee and coordinate data collection for impact evaluation and
operations research at the field office level.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
•First degree in Sciences//Behavioural/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field is required.
•Minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation of health programmes.
•Considerable expertise in mixed-methods (qualitative and quantitative) M&E and research. S/He must possess ability to
analyse and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
•Intermediate knowledge of SPSS, STATA or Epi Info/CS Pro is required
•Knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
•Experience with conducting monitoring visits utilising checklists and other tools, including ability to develop tools as needed.
Re: Vacant Positions At Society For Family Health August- September 2013 by uboma(m): 1:12pm On Aug 31, 2013
Assistant Manager, African Health Markets for Equity (AHME) Quality Assurance-: Lagos
Ref email to: amahmelag@sfhnigeria.org


Job Profile
This is an Assistant Manager position. Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, the successful candidate will work with
franchisees (Private providers, pharmacist and PPMVs) to provide health information and education on products and services
in the AHME key service areas and ensure quality of service delivery. H/She, with the support of the Quality Assurance
Manager, will plan, organize and implement various levels of updates and capacity building exercises around Family planning,
Maternal and child health, Malaria, HIV & AIDS, Diarrhoea disease, Acute respiratory Infections, TB and Nutrition. The
quality assurance officers will follow up on all quality control issues associated with the project ensuring that franchisees meet
the SFH minimum quality assurance standards for service delivery. He/she will also work to link franchise partners to the Safe
Care and Medical Credit fund and carry our quality assurance audits.

Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a first degree in Pharmacy, medicine or Nursing/midwifery and MUST be registered with the appropriate
regulatory bodies.
 Masters degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be added advantage.
 Minimum of 4 years post NYSC experience in a hospital environment or working with an NGO in health related fields.
 Understanding of the recent advances in Malaria, Reproductive Health and Maternal Child Health (RH/MCH) issues
 Experience in planning and facilitation of training and coaching sessions for different service providers (PPMVs, Nurses,
Midwives, Pharmacist and Doctors).
 Must have good oral, analytical, interpretive and written comprehension skills, and willingness to train.
 Candidate is expected to possess good negotiation and communication skills.
Compensation & Benefits: The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate
and retain talented candidates.

Method of Application: A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), addressed to the Deputy
Director-HR, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive
Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address should be sent no
later than two (2) weeks from date of this publication to the email address beside the job you are applying for. Closing date for sending in applications is September 6, 2013 We kindly
request that only candidates with the minimum requirements need apply. While we respect your application, due to the large
number of applications received by SFH Nigeria, please note that we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.
*SFH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED
TO APPLY.
SFH DOES NOT USE THIRD PARTY RECRUITERS OR CHARGE A FEE FOR EMPLOYMENT.

Source:

http://www.sfhnigeria.org/images/stories/vacancy/New%20August%202013%20Vacancies.pdf

http://www.sfhnigeria.org/news/announcements/199-new-august-vacancies-closing-date-6th-september-2013

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