Jobs at Association for Reproductive and Family Health

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and
Malaria, etc. We offer professionals, opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. We seek applications from qualified applicants for the positions below:

TO APPLY
Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to programs@arfh-ng.org on/or before July 23, 2013. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional mobile phone numbers on the application letter.


  • Chief of Party
    Job Title:
    The Chief of Party (COP) is a full-time position. The COP serves as the chief executive and technical and accounting officer ensuring and assuring overall strategic focus, management effectiveness, and financial probity in the project and overseeing the implementation and evaluation of all activities supported by the project. S/he serves as the primary focal point for communication with USAID Nigeria, other USAID Implementing Partners including state and local government partners.
    The key activities include strengthening the capacity of States & Local governments, CSOs and Communities, to increase access of Vulnerable Children and their families to comprehensive quality services and utilization, in a sustainable manner. The COP reports to the President/CEO, ARFH.

    Location: Ibadan

    Responsibilities
    0. Lead and oversee the development of strategic planning, work planning, program monitoring, and management and control systems, to ensure informed decision-making and timely implementation of program activities.
    1. Ensure that the program delivers quality services to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and program activities are well coordinated with those of other implementing partners.
    2. Leads Advocacy to the Public and Private sectors to generate support for Vulnerable Children and their households.
    3. Provide technical assistance and support to States and Local governments in the implementation of the OVC Project, to promote ownership and sustainability
    4. Institutionalize Quality Improvement Standards in the implementation of the OVC Project.
    5. Ensure effective communications and timely reporting of project activities.
    6. Manage program budgets, including tracking of financial and material resources. Ensure accurate and timely reporting of program finances and progress status, review actual financial performance against the budget, and explain variances on a regular basis.
    7. Ensure full compliance with the USAID Guidelines and Policies.
    8. Leverage support from other projects of ARFH (HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, and Reproductive Health Education) to improve the wellbeing of OVC and their Caregivers.

    Minimum Qualification:
    9. A degree in Social sciences, Health, Development Studies or related disciplines. Possession of higher degrees-MPH, Ph.D will be added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experiences in OVC and HIV/AIDS programming.
    10. Minimum of 10 years' experience in managing large OVC programs with significant experience in managing PEPFAR and other donor supported projects for vulnerable children in Nigeria.
    11. Excellent communication skills in oral and written English language.
    12. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.
    13. Previous Chief of Party experience will be added advantage.


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

  • Program Director


    It is a full time position. S/he will assist the COP in the implementation of the project and strengthening of the capacity of OVC coordinating structures at the State, LGA and Communities.. The Program Director will provide technical leadership and integrate Quality Improvement mechanisms in programming for vulnerable children and their households. The Program Director reports to the COP.

    Location: Ibadan
    Responsibilities:
    0. Ensures that technical, financial, and administrative activities are carried out according to USAID policies and procedures.
    1. Provides support for the capacity assessment of SMWASD, LGAs and CSOs. Develop strategies to fill the gaps and strengthen capacity to provide support to vulnerable children in a sustainable manner.
    2. Coordinate activities of the CSOsfor optimal performance and provides enabling environment to leverage support from other Partners.
    3. Conducts advocacy to the public and private sectors to generate support for vulnerable children and provides technical support to MDAs and LGAs in the adaption of National tools and policy documents for OVC activities.
    4. Provides leadership in the development of work plans and tracks the budget for compliance.
    5. Monitors project activities to ensure quality service delivery to OVC and timely reporting of activities.

    Minimum Qualification:
    6. A degree in Social sciences, Health, Development Studies or related disciplines. Possession of higher degrees-MPH, Ph.D will be added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experiences in OVC and HIV/AIDS programming.
    7. Minimum of 8years' experience in managing large OVC programs with significant experience in managing PEPFAR and other donor supported projects for vulnerable children in Nigeria.
    8. Excellent communication skills in oral and written English language.
    9. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.


    Location: Oyo
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade: Not Specified
  • Director Monitoring & Evaluation


    It is a full time position. S/he reports to the COP. The M&E Director will provide leadership in all M&E activities, support program development and see to the successful implementation of a Performance Management Plan (PMP) andthe project M&E plan.

    Location: Ibadan
    Responsibilities:
    0. Support the implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans and budgets
    1. Coordinates the aggregation, analysis and reporting of M&E data generated from the project.
    2. Contribute to the implementation and review of effective monitoring and project activities against agreed project deliverables
    3. Lead preparation of quarterly, bi-annual, and annual reports and other data reporting activities as may be required.
    4. Contributes to the preparation and timely submission to the donors of annual work plans as well as technical reports
    5. Undertake periodic review of the implementation and operation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism; including the preparation of best practices and lessons learned
    6. Monitors data quality and ensures that data areaudit worthy. Conduct data quality training for project staff.
    7. Directly supervise all the state teams and facilitate, monitor and mentor them in maintaining high standards of performance in all their local M&E activities.
    8. Provide timely feedback on programme reports and other documents relating to programmes and to sub-partners
    9. Maintain up to date accurate records on MIS data and programme indicators at all levels

    Minimum Qualification:
    10. A degree in Social sciences, Health, Development Studies, Statistics, Research Methods or related disciplines. Possession of higher degrees-MPH, Ph.D will be added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experiences in OVC and HIV/AIDS programming.
    11. Minimum of 8years' experience in managing large OVC programs with significant experience in evaluations and impact reporting to donors, especially USAID and other Partners.
    12. Excellent communication skills in oral and written English language.
    13. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including SPSS, Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point


    Location: Oyo
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade: Not Specified


  • Director of Finance and Administration


    Location: Ibadan
    Responsibilities:
    The successful candidate will be a key staff in the 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.S/He will take lead on financial planning and budgeting, and provides guidance to program team.
    S/He will also supervise the administration system.In addition, the post holder will supervise thefinance staff in maintenance of proper accounting records; processing of financial transactions and preparation of financial statements.


    Qualifications/Experience:
    Applicants must be a chartered accountant with a degree in accounting or social sciences. A minimum of eight (8) years as a senior finance manager with a reputable NGO or donor agency. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. S/he must have thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology. She/he must be computer literate (MS word, Excel and QuickBooks) and have the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs. Familiarity with NGO/USAID financial procedures is a must, while relevant higher degree will enhance applicant's chances.


    Location: Oyo
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade: Not Specified