Jobs at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (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, World Health Organisation
, 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.

SFH is currently recruiting for positions in the Global Fund HIV Phase 2 grant and the SFH Warehouse. Please View Vacancies



Positions available

Officer, Programme Admin (based in Abuja)
email:   opagates@sfhnigeria.org

Senior Officer, Programme-Gates Project (based in Gombe)
email: fomwansogates@sfhnigeria.org

Senior Officer, HR-Gates Project (based in Gombe)
email: sohr@sfhnigeria.org


Method of Application:
A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), should be 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 by November 29th,
2013 to the email address beside the job you are applying for. Do note that any candidate with multiple submissions will be disqualified.
We kindly request that only candidates with the minimum requirements should apply.
While we respect your application to work in SFH, due to the large number of applications received, 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 FOR EMPLOYMENT.

Officer, Programme Admin - Abujaemail: opagates@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile
Reporting to the Project Director, the successful candidate will support the design, development and deployment of BCC tools,
manuals and materials for effective promotion of programme objectives. S/He will liaise with SFH Admin Department to manage
MNH HQ related workshops, meetings and events. In addition, s/he will manage hotel logistics for such trainings and events, and
lead in arranging all MNH team local travels arrangement, including tickets and hotel booking. S/he will act as procurement
point’s person, ensuring all MNH HQ procurements are made appropriately and on time. The successful candidate will act as the
coordinating person for all interns and Corp members attached to the project.


Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must possess a first degree (BSc/HND) in any Behavioural or Social Science.
 Must possess minimum one (1) year post NYSC working experience
 Must be computer literate.
 Prior experience working with an NGO will be of added advantage.
Location: Abuja
Experience: 1 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Not Specified
Senior Officer, Programme-Gates Project - GombeSenior Officer, Programme-Gates Project (based in Gombe)
email: fomwansogates@sfhnigeria.org


Job Profile
Reporting to the Gates Project Manager, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the conduct of advocacy visit toLocal Government Areas (LGAs) and Fellowship of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) Chapters and the
coordinating of FOMWAN volunteers in LGAs, wards and communities. She must carry out identification and selection of
FOMWAN volunteers and ensure the continuous update of the volunteer list. She will also conduct open community meetings and
provide feedback to community members and stakeholders. She will contribute to the development of IEC materials/job aids for
volunteers and communities. The candidate will conduct and participate in the training of all volunteers in LGAs and also ensure
that all volunteers have required tools for service delivery. She will monitor the implementation of services at home and ensure
that FOMWAN ensure proper documentation of activities. She will coordinate and ensure implementation of quarterly review
meetings among FOMWAN volunteers and SFH. She must work together with the Project Manager on advocacy visits in
collaboration with relevant government agencies like Ministry of Health, Ministry of Women Affairs and LGAs, traditional and
religious leaders.


Qualifications/Experience:
Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
 Must be a registered Nurse/Midwife. A degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.
 Must possess minimum three (3) years experience in a health facility as a practicing Midwife.
 Ability to speak and write fluently in Hausa is very relevant to this position.
 Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills, and experience in supervising a civil society organisation will be of
added advantage.
 Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
 Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation, and knowledge of community mobilization techniques will be essential to
this position.
 MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills.
 Prior experience working at with an NGO will be of added advantage.
Location: Gombe
Experience: 3 year(s)
Course of Study: Nurse
Required Grade: Not Specified
Senior Officer, HR-Gates ProjectSenior Officer, HR-Gates Project (based in Gombe)
email: sohr@sfhnigeria.org

Job Profile
Reports to the State Project Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for all personnel and staff matters. S/he will
prepare relevant employee statistics. Update all staff records as at when necessary and implement all HR deliverables. In addition,
s/he will be responsible for all administrative matters concerning the smooth running of the office.


Qualifications/Experience: The desired candidate:
 Must possess a first degree (BSc/HND) in any Behavioural or Social Science field.
 Must possess minimum three (3) years post NYSC working experience.
 Must be computer literate and very familiar with the MS Excel package.
 Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills.
 Must be able to work with minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.
 Prior experience working with an NGO will be of added advantage.

Compensation & Benefits:
The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Location: Gombe
Experience: 3 year(s)
Course of Study: Not specified
Required Grade: Not specified