384 views

African Development Bank Group Latest Vacancies [3 Positions]

Jobemy Nigeria - October 24, 2018


290 Views

Current Recruitment at The 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/Family Planning, HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support, primary health care system strengthening and Maternal and Child Health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in the organisation. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We require competent candidates for the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Child Health & Reproductive Health Advisor
Application Code: Child Health & Reproductive Health Advisor-Bauchi
Location: Bauchi

Job Profile

  • The child health and reproductive health advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of neonatal, child and reproductive health services/commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state, through the programme.

Job Role
The successful candidate will:

  • Advise the state and programme team on child and reproductive health intervention design including support on assessment, operations research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with the state government, partners, community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of neonatal, child and reproductive health services in the state.
  • Lead training/supervision/mentoring of CHIPs, private providers, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on neonatal, child and reproductive health demand creation and service delivery strategies.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states governance, including technical review of the states integrated RMNCAH and ICCM policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies.
  • Review the states strategies, review relevant documentations and implement the programmes child and RH strategies for the project.
  • Link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme.
  • Chair the review of the ICCM tool to capture nutrition as well as support the development of an ICCM manual for PPMVs.
  • Ensure treatment completion using CHIPs and providers in addition to innovative strategies. S/He will ensure consistent provision, use and forecasting of health commodities to CHIPs, PPMVs and private providers.
  • Work with the state community engagement specialist to leverage ETS for facilitation of treatment of neonatal and child health conditions.
  • Contribute to/lead the design and development of IEC materials for child health and RH interventions. The advisor will map PPMVs in hard-to-reach areas not covered by CHIPs and categorize them into tiers with the support of PCN & NAPPMED for the provision of FP services.
  • Lead monthly and quarterly supervision of community and private facility health workers in the provision of child and RH services.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a medical or biological science degree or equivalent with added experience in child health and reproductive health
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading child and reproductive health interventions at programme management or advisory support level.
  • Must have experience leading child health or/and reproductive health intervention advocacies and community engagements in northern states of Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on child health and reproductive health matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and child or RH programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of child health or/and reproductive health developments in the field.

 

 

Job Title: Community Engagement Specialist
Application Code: Community Engagement Specialist-Kebbi
Location: Kebbi

Job Profile

  • The community engagement specialist will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of health services and commodities among communities and private health facilities.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will lead the implementation of organized community-level interventions through CHIPs.
  • Prepare monthly work plans for CHIPs; lead development and distribution of IEC materials; Work with Breakthrough for action and stakeholders to develop community radio, drama, social media or other communication strategies to make information and critical discourse about RMNCAH+N services uptake to the public.
  • Support reconstitution of FHCs or WDCs for health system strengthening in wards & communities; Build capacity of FHCs and WDCs on citizenship engagement and holding government and facilities accountable for health services rendered.
  • Support FHCs and WDCs on selection of CHIPs, support quarterly meetings of FHCs & WDCs, train, supervise and monitor CHIPs, FHCs and WDCs activities. Identify and fill CSO/CBOs capacity gaps to hold government and government facilities accountable for quality of health services rendered. Monitor and strengthen linkages between community and facility health interventions.
  • Lead the emergency transport scheme in the state including recruitment and sustenance of interest of volunteer drivers.
  • Support their training, supervision, service quality improvement and monitoring.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Biological and Health Sciences.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading and supporting community health interventions.
  • Must have experience implementing RMNCAH +N in northern states within Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state stakeholders, implementing partners and other NGOs, and beneficiary partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on health matters in Northern states
  • Must have experience leading emergency transport scheme initiatives in Northern Nigeria
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level software applications, including PowerPoints, MS word, spreadsheet and databases.

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

 

 

Job Title: Community Engagement Specialist
Application Code: Community Engagement Specialist-Sokoto
Location: Sokoto

Job Profile

  • The community engagement specialist will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of health services and commodities among communities and private health facilities.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will lead the implementation of organized community-level interventions through CHIPs.
  • Prepare monthly work plans for CHIPs; lead development and distribution of IEC materials; Work with Breakthrough for action and stakeholders to develop community radio, drama, social media or other communication strategies to make information and critical discourse about RMNCAH+N services uptake to the public.
  • Support reconstitution of FHCs or WDCs for health system strengthening in wards & communities; Build capacity of FHCs and WDCs on citizenship engagement and holding government and facilities accountable for health services rendered.
  • Support FHCs and WDCs on selection of CHIPs, support quarterly meetings of FHCs & WDCs, train, supervise and monitor CHIPs, FHCs and WDCs activities. Identify and fill CSO/CBOs capacity gaps to hold government and government facilities accountable for quality of health services rendered. Monitor and strengthen linkages between community and facility health interventions.
  • Lead the emergency transport scheme in the state including recruitment and sustenance of interest of volunteer drivers.
  • Support their training, supervision, service quality improvement and monitoring.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Biological and Health Sciences.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading and supporting community health interventions.
  • Must have experience implementing RMNCAH +N in northern states within Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state stakeholders, implementing partners and other NGOs, and beneficiary partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on health matters in Northern states
  • Must have experience leading emergency transport scheme initiatives in Northern Nigeria
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level software applications, including PowerPoints, MS word, spreadsheet and databases.

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

 

 

Job Title: Child Health & Reproductive Health Advisor
Application Code: Child Health & Reproductive Health Advisor-Kebbi
Location: Kebbi

Job Profile

  • The child health and reproductive health advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of neonatal, child and reproductive health services/commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state, through the programme.

Job Role
The successful candidate will:

  • Advise the state and programme team on child and reproductive health intervention design including support on assessment, operations research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with the state government, partners, community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of neonatal, child and reproductive health services in the state.
  • Lead training/supervision/mentoring of CHIPs, private providers, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on neonatal, child and reproductive health demand creation and service delivery strategies.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states governance, including technical review of the states integrated RMNCAH and ICCM policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies.
  • Review the states strategies, review relevant documentations and implement the programmes child and RH strategies for the project.
  • Link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme.
  • Chair the review of the ICCM tool to capture nutrition as well as support the development of an ICCM manual for PPMVs.
  • Ensure treatment completion using CHIPs and providers in addition to innovative strategies. S/He will ensure consistent provision, use and forecasting of health commodities to CHIPs, PPMVs and private providers.
  • Work with the state community engagement specialist to leverage ETS for facilitation of treatment of neonatal and child health conditions.
  • Contribute to/lead the design and development of IEC materials for child health and RH interventions. The advisor will map PPMVs in hard-to-reach areas not covered by CHIPs and categorize them into tiers with the support of PCN & NAPPMED for the provision of FP services.
  • Lead monthly and quarterly supervision of community and private facility health workers in the provision of child and RH services.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a medical or biological science degree or equivalent with added experience in child health and reproductive health
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading child and reproductive health interventions at programme management or advisory support level.
  • Must have experience leading child health or/and reproductive health intervention advocacies and community engagements in northern states of Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on child health and reproductive health matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and child or RH programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of child health or/and reproductive health developments in the field.

 

 

Job Title: Child Health & Reproductive Health Advisor
Application Code: Child Health & Reproductive Health Advisor-Sokoto
Location: Sokoto

Job Profile

  • The child health and reproductive health advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of neonatal, child and reproductive health services/commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state, through the programme.

Job Role
The successful candidate will:

  • Advise the state and programme team on child and reproductive health intervention design including support on assessment, operations research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with the state government, partners, community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of neonatal, child and reproductive health services in the state.
  • Lead training/supervision/mentoring of CHIPs, private providers, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on neonatal, child and reproductive health demand creation and service delivery strategies.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states governance, including technical review of the states integrated RMNCAH and ICCM policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies.
  • Review the states strategies, review relevant documentations and implement the programmes child and RH strategies for the project.
  • Link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme.
  • Chair the review of the ICCM tool to capture nutrition as well as support the development of an ICCM manual for PPMVs.
  • Ensure treatment completion using CHIPs and providers in addition to innovative strategies. S/He will ensure consistent provision, use and forecasting of health commodities to CHIPs, PPMVs and private providers.
  • Work with the state community engagement specialist to leverage ETS for facilitation of treatment of neonatal and child health conditions.
  • Contribute to/lead the design and development of IEC materials for child health and RH interventions. The advisor will map PPMVs in hard-to-reach areas not covered by CHIPs and categorize them into tiers with the support of PCN & NAPPMED for the provision of FP services.
  • Lead monthly and quarterly supervision of community and private facility health workers in the provision of child and RH services.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a medical or biological science degree or equivalent with added experience in child health and reproductive health
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading child and reproductive health interventions at programme management or advisory support level.
  • Must have experience leading child health or/and reproductive health intervention advocacies and community engagements in northern states of Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on child health and reproductive health matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and child or RH programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of child health or/and reproductive health developments in the field.

Job Title: Malaria Advisor
Application Code: Malaria Advisor-Sokoto
Location: Sokoto

Job Profile

  • The malaria advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of malaria services and commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will advise the state team on malaria intervention design including support on assessment, programme design, operation research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of malaria services in the state. S/He will in addition, lead training/supervision/mentoring of CHIPs, private providers, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on malaria case management.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states governance, including technical review of the states integrated malaria and RMNCAH policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies.
  • Link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme. S/he will lead the integration of malaria services into all minimum service packages by advocating to the state PHC board, SMoH and other stakeholders.
  • Lead the identification of severe malaria cases at community level; lead the implementation of community treatment of severe malaria using rectal artesunate and follow-on referrals to identified health facilities.
  • Ensure treatment uptake completion using CHIPs and innovative strategy deployed by the team. S/He will engage CSOs to drive integrated malaria and RMNCAH advocacies in the state, promote social accountability for malaria services by the providers, programmes and government, using FHCs/WDCs etc.
  • Work with the State Community Engagement (SCE) specialist to leverage ETS for treatment of malaria among vulnerable populations.
  • Lead the design and development of IEC materials for malaria interventions. He/she will review the states strategies, review relevant documentations and implement the programmes malaria integration strategies for the project.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Healthcare or Social Sciences with expertise on malaria care and support services.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years’ successful experience leading malaria interventions at programme management or advisory support level with focus in northern states of Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on malaria matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications including Microsoft packages.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of malaria and recent developments in the field.

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

 

 

Job Title: Malaria Advisor
Application Code: Malaria Advisor-Kebbi
Location: Kebbi

Job Profile

  • The malaria advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of malaria services and commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will advise the state team on malaria intervention design including support on assessment, programme design, operation research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of malaria services in the state. S/He will in addition, lead training/supervision/mentoring of CHIPs, private providers, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on malaria case management.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states governance, including technical review of the states integrated malaria and RMNCAH policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies.
  • Link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme. S/he will lead the integration of malaria services into all minimum service packages by advocating to the state PHC board, SMoH and other stakeholders.
  • Lead the identification of severe malaria cases at community level; lead the implementation of community treatment of severe malaria using rectal artesunate and follow-on referrals to identified health facilities.
  • Ensure treatment uptake completion using CHIPs and innovative strategy deployed by the team. S/He will engage CSOs to drive integrated malaria and RMNCAH advocacies in the state, promote social accountability for malaria services by the providers, programmes and government, using FHCs/WDCs etc.
  • Work with the State Community Engagement (SCE) specialist to leverage ETS for treatment of malaria among vulnerable populations.
  • Lead the design and development of IEC materials for malaria interventions. He/she will review the states strategies, review relevant documentations and implement the programmes malaria integration strategies for the project.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Healthcare or Social Sciences with expertise on malaria care and support services.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years’ successful experience leading malaria interventions at programme management or advisory support level with focus in northern states of Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on malaria matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications including Microsoft packages.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of malaria and recent developments in the field.

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

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Advisor
Application Code: Nutrition Advisor-Sokoto
Location: Sokoto

Job Profile

  • The nutrition advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of nutrition services and commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will advise the country office and state team on nutrition intervention design including support on assessment, programme design, operation research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Advise and support the implementation of the national policy on food and nutrition in Nigeria, within the state. S/He will work closely with nutrition units in the state to ensure that the programme is in line with policies, criteria and procedures with regard to food and nutrition.
  • Assist the country office in coordination with the government, donors and nutrition stakeholders to integrate nutrition into MIS structures and ICCM policies. S/He will support strengthening of nutrition capacity among programme staff and partners.
  • Will in partnership with policy and other programmes, liaise with technical units of other agencies, the food industry, NGOs and research institutions on nutrition with the aim of consolidating emerging scientific and operational nutrition related information into programme activities.
  • Collaborate with community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of nutrition services in the state. S/He will lead food and nutrition demonstration expos in communities as well as build capacity of private health facilities to diagnose, treat, refer and follow-up SAM cases. CHIPs will be trained and supervised to prevent loss to follow-up among SAM cases.
  • Lead training of CHIPs, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on BFHI (EBF/IYCF counselling), MAM/SAM case detection and referrals.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states nutrition governance, including technical review of the states nutritional policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies. S/he will link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health, FST, nutrition, agriculture, or social sciences with expertise in food policy or nutrition issues.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading nutrition interventions at programme management or advisory support level.
  • Must have experience implementing nutrition interventions in northern states of Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on nutrition matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of nutrition and recent developments in the field.

 

 

Job Title: Malaria Advisor
Application Code: Malaria Advisor-Bauchi
Location: Bauchi

Job Profile

  • The malaria advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of malaria services and commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will advise the state team on malaria intervention design including support on assessment, programme design, operation research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of malaria services in the state. S/He will in addition, lead training/supervision/mentoring of CHIPs, private providers, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on malaria case management.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states governance, including technical review of the states integrated malaria and RMNCAH policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies.
  • Link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme. S/he will lead the integration of malaria services into all minimum service packages by advocating to the state PHC board, SMoH and other stakeholders.
  • Lead the identification of severe malaria cases at community level; lead the implementation of community treatment of severe malaria using rectal artesunate and follow-on referrals to identified health facilities.
  • Ensure treatment uptake completion using CHIPs and innovative strategy deployed by the team. S/He will engage CSOs to drive integrated malaria and RMNCAH advocacies in the state, promote social accountability for malaria services by the providers, programmes and government, using FHCs/WDCs etc.
  • Work with the State Community Engagement (SCE) specialist to leverage ETS for treatment of malaria among vulnerable populations.
  • Lead the design and development of IEC materials for malaria interventions. He/she will review the states strategies, review relevant documentations and implement the programmes malaria integration strategies for the project.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Healthcare or Social Sciences with expertise on malaria care and support services.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years’ successful experience leading malaria interventions at programme management or advisory support level with focus in northern states of Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on malaria matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications including Microsoft packages.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of malaria and recent developments in the field.

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

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Advisor
Application Code: Nutrition Advisor-Kebbi
Location: Kebbi

Job Profile

  • The nutrition advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of nutrition services and commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will advise the country office and state team on nutrition intervention design including support on assessment, programme design, operation research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Advise and support the implementation of the national policy on food and nutrition in Nigeria, within the state. S/He will work closely with nutrition units in the state to ensure that the programme is in line with policies, criteria and procedures with regard to food and nutrition.
  • Assist the country office in coordination with the government, donors and nutrition stakeholders to integrate nutrition into MIS structures and ICCM policies. S/He will support strengthening of nutrition capacity among programme staff and partners.
  • Will in partnership with policy and other programmes, liaise with technical units of other agencies, the food industry, NGOs and research institutions on nutrition with the aim of consolidating emerging scientific and operational nutrition related information into programme activities.
  • Collaborate with community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of nutrition services in the state. S/He will lead food and nutrition demonstration expos in communities as well as build capacity of private health facilities to diagnose, treat, refer and follow-up SAM cases. CHIPs will be trained and supervised to prevent loss to follow-up among SAM cases.
  • Lead training of CHIPs, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on BFHI (EBF/IYCF counselling), MAM/SAM case detection and referrals.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states nutrition governance, including technical review of the states nutritional policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies. S/he will link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health, FST, nutrition, agriculture, or social sciences with expertise in food policy or nutrition issues.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading nutrition interventions at programme management or advisory support level.
  • Must have experience implementing nutrition interventions in northern states of Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on nutrition matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of nutrition and recent developments in the field.

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Advisor
Application Code: Nutrition Advisor-Bauchi
Location: Bauchi

Job Profile

  • The nutrition advisor will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of nutrition services and commodities among communities and private health facilities in the state.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will advise the country office and state team on nutrition intervention design including support on assessment, programme design, operation research and technical aspects of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Advise and support the implementation of the national policy on food and nutrition in Nigeria, within the state. S/He will work closely with nutrition units in the state to ensure that the programme is in line with policies, criteria and procedures with regard to food and nutrition.
  • Assist the country office in coordination with the government, donors and nutrition stakeholders to integrate nutrition into MIS structures and ICCM policies. S/He will support strengthening of nutrition capacity among programme staff and partners.
  • Will in partnership with policy and other programmes, liaise with technical units of other agencies, the food industry, NGOs and research institutions on nutrition with the aim of consolidating emerging scientific and operational nutrition related information into programme activities.
  • Collaborate with community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders to expand use of nutrition services in the state. S/He will lead food and nutrition demonstration expos in communities as well as build capacity of private health facilities to diagnose, treat, refer and follow-up SAM cases. CHIPs will be trained and supervised to prevent loss to follow-up among SAM cases.
  • Lead training of CHIPs, PPMVs, trainers of CHIPs on BFHI (EBF/IYCF counselling), MAM/SAM case detection and referrals.
  • Provide senior level technical support to strengthen the states nutrition governance, including technical review of the states nutritional policy frameworks, development of strategic partnerships and development and delivery of advocacy strategies. S/he will link CBDs with commodity suppliers and small loans through a revolving fund scheme

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health, FST, nutrition, agriculture, or social sciences with expertise in food policy or nutrition issues.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading nutrition interventions at programme management or advisory support level.
  • Must have experience implementing nutrition interventions in northern states of Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state/national stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on nutrition matters in Northern states
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organisational departments.
  • Strong knowledge of nutrition and recent developments in the field.

 

 

Job Title: SFH Project Lead
Application Code: SFH Project Lead-Abuja
Location: Abuja

Job Profile

  • We are seeking an exceptional leader to provide strategic direction and oversight for strengthening the delivery, access to and quality of Reproductive Maternal and Newborn Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) services including family planning, maternal and child health services.
  • S/He will contribute to the overall vision for decreasing maternal and under-five mortality primarily in Kebbi, Bauchi and Sokoto states and at the Federal level for Society for Family Health (SFH).

Job-Role
The Project Lead will be expected to perform the following roles detailed below:

  • Ensure on-track delivery of quality results, through the development and maintenance of management and quality assurance tools and systems. This will include a typical framework, monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems, technical oversight of annual planning and budgeting and ensuring learning informs decisions to improve and adapt programming.
  • The duties will involve the preparation of budgets, log frame development, work plan development, and coordinate project task orders simultaneously.
  • Actively manage, supervise and mentor a multi-disciplinary team, promoting an atmosphere in which programme staff can give their best and collaborate to deliver the programme. Provide management oversight across a broader team and maintain strong relationship with consortium partners.
  • Ensure maintenance of sound financial and administrative practices in line with policies and procedures and those of the donor. Accountable for the development of annual budgets and financial reports, on-going budget monitoring and financial performance.

Required competencies:

  • Excellent technical skills in writing, editing, formatting, research, negotiation, and verbal communications;
  • Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills, able to manage diverse relationships, be culturally sensitive, and maintain a respectful demeanour in context of working within the international development sector;
  • Willingness and ability to travel locally and internationally, sometimes with little advance notice;
  • Additionally, have a demonstrated interest and knowledge of international development and in particular, global health issues.
  • Works well under pressure and meets deadlines;

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess Masters level Degree in Health Sciences, International Development or related technical field with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in RMNCAH programming with extensive understanding and skills in programming for child and adolescent health
  • Possess at least 5 years’ experience of successful proposal development/management for key private, multilateral and bilateral donors, in the international health sector;
  • Must have verifiable experience at leading a multi-partner consortium programme consisting of highly skilled and multidisciplinary technical, financial and administrative teams, overseeing strategies, technical approaches, work plans and budgets.
  • Must possess significant understanding of the political, social, economic and cultural context in Nigeria and relevant key stakeholders in the health sector.
  • Strong client and external liaison skills (including diplomacy and communication skills) with experience of working in complex environments with governments, donors and external stakeholders.
  • Management, strategic planning and leadership experience, with ability to multi-task, work under pressure, inspire high quality work, demonstrate firm but sensitive leadership, provide support and supervision and empower team members.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Nigerian nationals are encouraged to apply.

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

 

 

Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Application Code: HR Manager-Abuja
Location: Abuja
Project: Gates MNCH2 Project, Society for Family Health
Duration of Contract: Full time, Fixed-term contract – One (1) year, renewable

Job Profile

  • This position will complement the functions of the Director of Human Resources at sustaining a human resource department that will effectively serve the people and HR needs of SFH.
  • S/He will help in streamlining some HR processes like recruitment, leave administration, payroll and compensation/benefits, ex-staff management and administration of ex-staff gratuity.
  • The HR Manager will oversee the organisation of new staff orientation programmes, preparing advert requirements.
  • S/He will be responsible for managing payroll and staff welfare matters.

Job-role
The Human Resources Manager will be expected to perform the following roles detailed below

  • Ensure payroll processing on the last workday of every month
  • Supervise all HR practices and procedures in all field offices to ensure standards are maintained
  • Provide support to all project units on budgets and LOE management
  • Ensure all staff participate in the mid-year and end-year appraisal process
  • Provide assistance to all back-end administration on SAP for HR
  • Manage the process of procuring an insurance company for the SFH at the expiration of contracts with an insurance company
  • Respond to all request, complaints and queries on compensation with a quarterly report on compensation status
  • Manage payments of staff terminal benefits

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent technical skills in writing, editing, formatting, research, negotiation, and verbal communications;
  • Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skill, able to manage diverse relationships, be culturally sensitive, and maintain a respectful demeanour in context of working within the international development sector;
  • Works well under pressure and meets deadlines;
  • High level of integrity and responsibility
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office packages

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s level degree (BSc. /BA) in Human Resources Management, Humanities or Social Sciences with a minimum of 7 years’ hands-on experience.
  • Possess at least 5 years’ hands-on experience on HR Manager-level
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Must have verifiable experience at people management in highly skilled and multidisciplinary technical, financial and administrative organisation, overseeing negotiations, technical meetings and budgets reviews.
  • Must be a member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM)
  • Strong client and external liaison skills (including diplomacy and communication skills) with experience of working in complex environments with governments, donors and external stakeholders.
  • Management, strategic planning and leadership experience, with ability to multi-task, work under pressure, inspire high quality work, demonstrate firm but sensitive leadership, provide support and supervision and empower team members.

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

 

 

Job Title: Community Engagement Specialist
Application Code: Community Engagement Specialist-Bauchi
Location: Bauchi

Job Profile

  • The community engagement specialist will be responsible for promoting positive behaviour change and appropriate use of health services and commodities among communities and private health facilities.

Job-role

  • The successful candidate will lead the implementation of organized community-level interventions through CHIPs.
  • Prepare monthly work plans for CHIPs; lead development and distribution of IEC materials; Work with Breakthrough for action and stakeholders to develop community radio, drama, social media or other communication strategies to make information and critical discourse about RMNCAH+N services uptake to the public.
  • Support reconstitution of FHCs or WDCs for health system strengthening in wards & communities; Build capacity of FHCs and WDCs on citizenship engagement and holding government and facilities accountable for health services rendered.
  • Support FHCs and WDCs on selection of CHIPs, support quarterly meetings of FHCs & WDCs, train, supervise and monitor CHIPs, FHCs and WDCs activities. Identify and fill CSO/CBOs capacity gaps to hold government and government facilities accountable for quality of health services rendered. Monitor and strengthen linkages between community and facility health interventions.
  • Lead the emergency transport scheme in the state including recruitment and sustenance of interest of volunteer drivers.
  • Support their training, supervision, service quality improvement and monitoring.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Biological and Health Sciences.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years’ successful experience leading and supporting community health interventions.
  • Must have experience implementing RMNCAH +N in northern states within Nigeria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead teams to achieve specified outcomes.
  • Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state stakeholders, implementing partners and other NGOs, and beneficiary partners.
  • Must be able to engage community gatekeepers and key opinion leaders on health matters in Northern states
  • Must have experience leading emergency transport scheme initiatives in Northern Nigeria
  • Must be able to lead and coordinate state wide demand generation activities
  • Must have experience leading state wide policy and programme interventions
  • Must have excellent writing and grammar skills. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Knowledge and fluency of Hausa language
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level software applications, including PowerPoints, MS word, spreadsheet and databases.

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

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward a one-page Application Letter (using the position reference as the subject), addressed to the “Director, Human Resources”, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job and current remuneration and send to: Recruitment@sfhnigeria.org

 

Application Deadline 6th August, 2018.

 

Note

  • Applicants should send the application, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating current telephone numbers, e-mail address and contact details to the email address above
  • Please note that the subject of your email application should be the “Application Code” of the position being applied for. Please include the names and contact details (including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievements.
  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • This project is subject to securing donor funding and the precise details of timelines and tasks are subject to change prior to project start-up. We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.