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Society for Family Health (SFH) Job Recruitment

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Service Delivery Quality Advisor – Health Trained Proprietary Patent Medicine Vendors (PPMVs)
Location: Kaduna
Job Type: Full time
Job-role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Prepare a supervision strategy that will be approved by the State Program Manager (SPM).
  • Develop a work plan to ensure adequate and systematic coverage of all Health trained PPMVs for supervisory support.
  • Provide on-the-job, or clinic-based supervision of Health trained PPMVs to ensure they provide FP services in line with recommended quality standards
  • Identify, assess and recommend Health trained PPMVs to be trained within the State.
  • Work with the SPM, State RH Coordinator and Master trainers to provide appropriate Family Planning training to Health trained PPMVs in line with the project training manual
  • Work with the State RH Coordinators, State PHCDA for identification and preparation of PHCs for practicals
  • Ensure availability of products, equipment and consumables for the post-training practicals
  • Support the Family Planning coordinators of selected PHCs to ensure mobilisation of enough clients for Post-training practicals.
  • Maintain a database of all trained and engaged PPMVs on the project to monitor progress made on Competency identified.
  • Review progress made by each of the Health trained PPMVs and develop a mentorship and supervision plan based on competency gaps
  • Provide periodic report of all Health trained PPMVs based on the position on competency scale and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Carry out any other functions necessary for meeting the project goals as may be assigned by the SPM
Qualifications / Experience
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Midwifery or an equivalent degree from a recognised/accredited school of Nursing.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in providing family planning service.  Experience in Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives will be an added advantage).
Skills and Competency required:
  • Proficient in provision Family Planning Service and Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • Excellent Presentation Skills
  • Multi-taking Skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Service Delivery Quality Advisor – Community Pharmacist (CP)
Ref No: sfh-71306
Location: Kaduna
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Programs
Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Prepare supervision strategy plan for the that will be approved by the State Program Manager(SPM).
  • Develop a work plan to ensure adequate and systematic coverage of all Community Pharmacists (CP) for supervisory support.
  • Provide on-the-job or clinic-based supervision of Community Pharmacists (CP) to ensure they provide FP services in line with recommended quality standards
  • Work with the SPM, State RH Coordinator and Master trainers to provide appropriate Family Planning training to Community Pharmacists in line with the project training manual
  • Support SPMs to ensure availability of products, equipment and consumables for the practicals.
  • Work with State Master trainers and RH Coordinator to supervise and mentor Community Pharmacists to ensure they achieve the number of insertion and removal of implant necessary for the achievement of competency.
  • Work with the PHC to ensure availability of commodities and consumable for the post-training practicals
  • Maintain a list of all CPs trained and engaged on the project to monitor progress made on competency certification
  • Review progress made by each of the CPs and develop a mentorship and supervision plan based on competency gaps
  • Provide periodic report of all CPs based on the position on competency scale and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Carry out any other functions for the project as may be assigned by the SPM.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Midwifery or an equivalent degree from a recognised/accredited school of Nursing.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in providing family planning service.  Experience in Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives will be an added advantage).
Skills and Competency Required:
  • Proficient in provision Family Planning Service and Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives.
  • Good interpersonal communication.
  • Excellent Presentation Skills
  • Multi-taking Skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Job Title: Medical Doctor
Location: Yobe
Job Type: Full time
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for managing the health facility team in the Primary Healthcare Centre’s of assigned intervention wards. The Medical Officer will also be responsible for the consulting and counseling of patients who visit the healthcare centers.
Job-role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • Ensure proper clinical care is provided at the facility following the PHC National guidelines for patients
  • Diagnosis, management, and follow up of mild, severe and complicated cases in consultation with the hospital staff with emphasis on HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, Syndromic Management of STIs, Reproductive Health, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, etc.
  • Ensures a performance management system documentation for all staff is in place and tracked regularly
  • Ensure facility staff understands and follows SFH and donor policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the health facility activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Support in work plan development and reporting to ensure accurate monitoring and documentation of activities
  • Recommend and implement capacity building plan for staff in the PHCs
  • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, and nutrition-related commodities and data tools
  • Specifically provide quality clinical care to complicated cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) admitted at the facility.
Qualifications / Experience
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS).
  • A minimum of 3 years’ Post-NYSC experience as a Medical practitioner in hospital settings
  • Must possess a current medical license to practice from MDCN.
  • Appreciable experience working in a hospital setting
Skills and competencies:
  • Good clinical service provision skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Nurse
Ref No: sfh-78863
Location: Yobe
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Primary Health Care
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for providing typical nursing services and care for all patients attending the facilities.
Job-Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • Ensure the patient care provided at the facility is in accordance with PHC National guidelines
  • Clinical care and support of all patients who present at the PHCs with emphasis on HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, Syndromic Management of STIs, Reproductive Health, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, etc.
  • Support the management of care and follow up of severe and complicated cases in consultation with the hospital staff.
  • Works in collaboration with the Doctors, CHEWs and laboratory and Pharmacy technicians to ensure medical care of quality
  • Works as a member of the health facility team to support patients with non-medical treatments (feeding and psychosocial)
  • Provide on the job training for CHEWs on BEmONC and CEmONC to ensure quality delivery of services to the PHCs community.
  • Work with CHEWS to inform mothers about the functioning of the centre and the services provided.
  • Provision of high-quality care to complicated SAM cases
  • Provide clinical care to complicated cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) admitted at the facility.
  • Support the team in the Advocacy to the relevant state, LGA and community-level stakeholders requiring making input into the development of the SRH, Nutrition and MNH strategic plan.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of B.Sc. Nursing or Registered Nurse/Midwife.
  • Must possess between 3-5 years of working experience as a practising Nurse.
  • Must possess a current license to practice from Nursing/Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria preferably speaks Hausa
  • Demonstrate working experience in a culturally sensitive environment – North-East Nigeria.
  • S/He should have experience working with state government’s health Agencies: SMoH, SPHCDA, etc.
Skills and competencies:
  • Good clinical service provision skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
Ref No: sfh-46385
Location: Yobe
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Primary Health Care
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for the dispensing of drugs to clients as prescribed by the Physician in the PHCs.
  • The Pharmacist technician will lead the drug and consumable requisition process to replenish depleting or out of stock medicines and consumables.
Job-Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • Dispense drugs/surgical and related substances to patients/clients and ensure that genuine drugs and surgical are given to clients
  • Providing counselling to patients on drug use; advice for patients on how and when to take medications based on prescription
  • Provide drug information to other healthcare professionals and guidance in terms of drugs interactions.
  • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, and nutrition-related commodities and data tools in the SC.
  • Document and observe the level of uptake of the product by consumers and stock position of the products for effective supply chain management.
  • Coordinate the requisition process for timely re-supplies.
  • To support the generation of information at health facilities and community levels on the services provided in line with the National Health Management Information Systems (NHMIS).
Qualifications/Experience
  • Must be a Certified Pharmacy Technician from a recognised school of Health Technology
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years working experience in hospital settings.
  • Must possess a current practising license from Pharmacist’s Council of Nigeria.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria preferably speaks Hausa
Skills and competencies:
  • Excellent drugs dispensing skills
  • Good counselling skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Finance Officer
Requisition ID: sfh-01406
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent
Department: Finance & Accounts
Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for the assigned banks.
  • Ensure correct postings on SAP by using the proper cost assignments
  • Prepare donor financial reports.
  • Ensure prompt and correct payment to field workers, consultants, vendors and project staff.
  • Prepare monthly Burn rate and Management account report analysis.
  • Maintain, organise and file documents for the project.
  • Review field positing for accuracy and stepping down funds for field activities.
  • Admin and other job functions that may be assigned by the line manager.
Qualifications / Experience
  • Must possess a first degree in accounting.
  • Must have three (3) years of experience in accounting and finance.
  • Registration with a professional body (ACA or ACCA) or any other related professional body will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Finance and Accounting policies.
Skills and Competency Required:
  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately.
  • Excellent communication and proper documentation skills.
  • Must have a continuous drive for learning and knowledge sharing.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database.
  • Hands-on experience using an ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technician
Location: Yobe
Job Type: Full time
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for running all the laboratory investigations in the PHCs.
  • This will include carrying out testing services as well as replenishing relevant consumables, tools and equipment.
  • S/he will report day-to-day running’s of the laboratory services to the Medical Doctor in the facility.
Job-role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • To provide essential and basic laboratory investigation for routine blood and urine tests, for haemoglobin, TB, malaria and STIs, including pregnancy, syphilis, etc.
  • To ensure that patients receive compatible blood/blood components during emergencies.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
  • Enhances laboratory services and facilities reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests to add value to services rendered.
  • Work with other team members to inform caregivers about the laboratory services of the centre.
  • Coordinate the restocking and inventory management of laboratory materials and consumables. Provide Laboratory care to complicated cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) admitted at the facility
  • Appropriate use of resources, stock control and ordering procedures.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Must be a certified Medical Lab Scientist /Technician from a recognised school of health technology
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years working experience in hospital settings.
  • Must possess a current license to practice from the relevant authority.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria preferably speaks Hausa
Skills and competencies:
  • Laboratory testing skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Human Resource  Advisor
Job ID: sfh-06043
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Job Profile
  • This position will provide support to the Director, Human Resources for developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy and performing vital HR functions to improve employee motivation and support efficient management of the entire employee life cycle.
Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital
  • Oversee and manage a performance management system that drives high performance
  • Coordinate and monitor HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organisation.
  • Manage the talent acquisition, interview and selection processes
  • Assess training and development needs and monitor the efficacy of training programs
  • Review and update HR standard operating procedures and policies to nurture a positive working environment.
  • Prepare HR Reports to management and provide decision support through HR metrics and analytics
  • Compensation and compliance management
Qualifications / Experience
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s level degree (B.Sc. /BA) in Human Resources Management, Humanities or Social Sciences. Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must Possess a minimum of 7 years’ hands-on experience in core Human Resource Management
  • Proven working experience as an HR manager or executive with extensive knowledge of HR and labour laws and best practise
  • Good working knowledge and hands-on experience using an HR MIS and databases
  • Must be a member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM)
Required competencies:
  • People-oriented and results-driven with ability to develop strategy.
  • 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 the 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 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 the 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.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Reproductive Maternal New-born and Child Health + Nutrition Advisor (RMNCH+N)
Location: Yobe
Job Type: Full Time
Job Profile
  • This position will provide technical support in design, implementation, development, planning, and capacity- building of Reproductive Health/Nutrition components of the project.
  • S/He will contribute to the development of programme strategy in Reproductive Health and Nutrition in consultation with the program team and other stakeholders.
Job-role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • Lead RMNCH+N strategic planning and work plan development, incorporating RMNCH+N high impact practices into program strategies.
  • Provide day-to-day technical and programmatic oversight in line with the project goals and objective
  • Support the RMNCHH+N division at the LGAs to organise and conduct sensitisation and awareness meetings at the communities.
  • Coordinate the availability and accessibility of RMNCHH+N services at PHC level.
  • Support the M&E Coordinator in the follow-up and tracking of RMNCHH+N related indicators recorded from the health facility and community interventions using appropriate MIS forms developed and provided by the project.
  • Conduct supervision visits to intervention communities to support and coach the health facility and community level team members for improved quality in their deliverables.
  • Represent the project in RMNCHH+N technical working group committee meetings at the state (and national levels as the need arises) to improving collaboration and therefore synergy.
  • Lead the evidence-based development of tools and IEC materials (in English and Hausa) covering the RMNCHH+N objectives of the project.
  • Supervise the development of training manuals to ensure that they are prepared following the specified quality standard.
  • Coordinate the timely dispatch of tools and materials to the community and health facility focal persons.
  • Review progress report from the field monthly against deliverables and provide feedback on areas of strength and weakness.
  • Lead the development of the RMNCHH+N community-based intervention component of the projects report in the monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Follow up health facility and community project team members to track and prepare reports periodically.
Qualifications / Experience
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences.
  • A minimum of five (5) years working experience in the area of Nutrition/Reproductive Health with an NGO sector.
  • Excellent understanding of nutrition and community-based programming.
  • Project implementation experience for a culturally sensitive environment – North-East Nigeria.
  • S/He should have experience working with state government’s health Agencies: SMoH, SPHCDA, etc.
Skills and competencies:
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good clinical service provision skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • High level of integrity.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline 13th March, 2020.

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