Jobs at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations
Reproductive health, HIV and 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) among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in the organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. We require competent candidates for the following positions:

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 Assistant 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 latest by the 30th of April 2013 to the email address beside the job you are applying for. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

*SFH is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Deputy Chief of Party

    Job Profile: This is a Senior Management position reporting to the Project Chief of Party. S/He will manage the day-to-day operations of the project, ensure achievement of project deliverables, and manage project reporting. The DCOP will serve as the project gender champion, and will also be responsible for project documentation on best practices and lessons learned.

    The successful candidate will co-supervise State Programme prevention teams, and working within other related SFH HQ collegiate system, deliver high level technical, institutional and mentoring support to the regional USAID SHiPs for MARPS response to the HIV epidemic. In addition, the post holder will provide
    support to the COP in the management of operational budgets, and co-manage relationship with external partners from NACA, MDAs, networks and others. S/He will ensure programme integration within the organisation and across implementing partners and wider stakeholders. S/He will support the management of resources towards ensuring value for money and enhancing accountability. S/He will also provide technical support to ensure standard quality and value for skills transfer, training and mentorship within the Project.

    The desired candidate:

    •             Must possess a first degree in the Social/ Biological/Health or Medical Sciences, and have an MPH or other related post graduate degree. A certificate in
    Gender related studies is of added advantage.

    •             Must have at least ten (10) years progressive experience in the public health or social development sector (of which at least 5 must have been in a senior
    management role) preferable in the areas of skills and knowledge transfer both at individual and organisationallevels. Management experience in a USAID funded project will be of added advantage.

    •             Must have proven experience working in similar organisation with in-depth understanding of project management tools such as logical frameworks, performance management systems and organisational development indicators.

    •             Must have in-depth experience in developing, requesting and using technical assistance and other capacity building tools to catalyse problem solving within
    an institutional setting.

    •             Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, training and report writing skills are very important to this position.

    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Assistant Director Project Accounting - Abuja

    Job Profile:
    This is a Senior Management position which the successful candidate will be a key staff in managing and supervising of all USAID project Accountants and reporting to the Director -Accounts & Finance. S/He will also be a key staff in the ESMPIN project and will manage the project accounts, provide finance schedules to Auditors, produce monthly and other periodic financial and management accounts, as well as donor budget monitoring reports. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparation of progress updates and disbursement requests for ESMPIN and all USAID projects. S/He will review all USAID project postings in SAP on monthly basis; review sub-recipients financials FAS and resolve all issues arising thereof and ensure prompt disbursement of funds to SRs. S/He will assist in conducting capacity building for Sub-Recipients.

    Qualifications/Experience: The desired candidate:
    •             Must possess first degree (B.Sc/HND in Accounting or its equivalent in a relevant field). ACA/ ICAN certification is a key requirement of this position.
    •             Must possess a Masters degree in Accounting/Finance or related field.
    •             Minimum often (10) years experience in full accounting or finance practice in a nongovernmental or other relevant organisation.
    •             S/He must possess ability to use relevant accounting software and ERP software such as SAP.
    •             Must possess excellent planning andorganisational skills.
    •             Creativity and strong analytical skills are important for this position.
    •             Must be able to work with minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.

    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified