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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: Community Mobilisation Assistant
Req ID: sfh-70852
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Job Profile
  • Reporting to the Community Mobilisation Advisor, this position supports in mobilising civil society coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the states in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the TB programme implementation.
  • The position also works closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Nursing or Biological Science, Mass Communication or related degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in public health and health systems programs with some experience implementing TB programmes.
  • Knowledge of local South-West Nigeria communities, demand creation for TB services and Programme management
  • Experience promoting public-private partnerships. Experience working with PPMVs, CPs, private clinics and public sector health providers
  • 2 years’ experience in advocacy, community and social mobilization.
  • Experience with DOTS Expansion and Enhancement activities
  • Sound knowledge of local language
  • Experienced in engaging with non-traditional partners, social networks, socio/political and youth movements to promote social change.
Skills and competencies:
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent project management and emotional intelligence
  • Key population programming skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Behaviour change communication experience
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Community Mobilisation Assistant
Req ID: sfh-77413
Location: Ogun
Job Profile
  • Reporting to the Community Mobilisation Advisor, this position supports in mobilising civil society coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the states in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the TB programme implementation.
  • The position also works closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Nursing or Biological Science, Mass Communication or related degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in public health and health systems programs with some experience implementing TB programmes.
  • Knowledge of local South-West Nigeria communities, demand creation for TB services and Programme management
  • Experience promoting public-private partnerships. Experience working with PPMVs, CPs, private clinics and public sector health providers
  • 2 years’ experience in advocacy, community and social mobilization.
  • Experience with DOTS Expansion and Enhancement activities
  • Sound knowledge of local language
  • Experienced in engaging with non-traditional partners, social networks, socio/political and youth movements to promote social change.
Skills and competencies:
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent project management and emotional intelligence
  • Key population programming skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Behaviour change communication experience
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply



Job Title: Community Mobilisation Assistant (Osun)
Req ID: sfh-74755
Location: Osun
Job Profile
  • Reporting to the Community Mobilisation Advisor, this position supports in mobilising civil society coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the states in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the TB programme implementation.
  • The position also works closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Nursing Or Biological Science, Mass Communication or related degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in public health and health systems programs with some experience implementing TB programmes.
  • Knowledge of local South-West Nigeria communities, demand creation for TB services and Programme management
  • Experience promoting public-private partnerships. Experience working with PPMVs, CPs, private clinics and public sector health providers
  • 2 years’ experience in advocacy, community and social mobilization.
  •  Experience with DOTS Expansion and Enhancement activities
  • Sound knowledge of local language
  • Experienced in engaging with non-traditional partners, social networks, socio/political and youth movements to promote social change.
Skills and competencies:
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent project management and emotional intelligence
  • Key population programming skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Behaviour change communication experience
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply



Job Title: Community Mobilisation Assistant
Req ID: sfh-06411
Location: Lagos
Job Profile
  • Reporting to the Community Mobilisation Advisor, this position supports in mobilising civil society coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the states in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the TB programme implementation.
  • The position also works closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Nursing or Biological Science, Mass Communication or related degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in public health and health systems programs with some experience implementing TB programmes.
  • Knowledge of local South-West Nigeria communities, demand creation for TB services and Programme management
  • Experience promoting public-private partnerships. Experience working with PPMVs, CPs, private clinics and public sector health providers
  • 2 years’ experience in advocacy, community and social mobilization.
  • Experience with DOTS Expansion and Enhancement activities
  • Sound knowledge of local language
  • Experienced in engaging with non-traditional partners, social networks, socio/political and youth movements to promote social change.
Skills and competencies:
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent project management and emotional intelligence
  • Key population programming skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Behaviour change communication experience
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply



Job Title: Senior Officer, Finance and Operations
Location: Abuja
Contract Duration: 1-year renewable
Job Profile
  • Reporting to the Project Head of Finance and Operations, this position will support the coordination and supervision of financial management, budget management, sub-recipient support and donor reporting for the project.
Job-Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Ensure correct postings on ERP by using the proper cost assignments-GL, IO and CC.
  • Ensure prompt and correct payment to field workers, consultants, vendors and project staffs.
  • Monthly preparation of Facility Report/Cost Data Analysis for the states covered
  • Prepare financial reports.
  • Provide supervisory support to field offices and SRs.
  • Provide support during the preparation of Cash Balance, QFR and PUDR.
  • Review and step down quarterly budget for the project.
  • Ensure proper documentation and settlement of all advances and retirements.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation monthly for the assigned banks.
  • Ensure daily posting of Petty cash expenses and monthly certification.
  • Provide support in coordinating internal and external audit review exercises following donor financial rules and IFRS.
  • Admin and other job functions that may be assigned by the line manager.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Must possess a first Degree in Accounting or any related field of study.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years post-NYSC experience in NGO Finance & Project Management.
  • Being a registered member of a professional accounting body (ACA or ACCA) will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of Global Fund Donor’s Financial Guidelines and Rules.
Skills and Competency required:
  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately, donor financial management experience and a good understanding of statutory NGO requirements is important to this position.
  • Excellent communication and proper documentation skills.
  • Must have a continuous drive for learning and knowledge sharing.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database, as well as visualisation tools
  • Hands-on experience using ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS.
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Health Informatics Learning Adaptation Advisor
Ref No: sfh-56374
Location: Kano
Job Type: Permanent
Job Profile
  • The position will work closely with the programme and communication team to organise and present data to the external audience in a way that is comprehensible, high impact and validates the policy objectives of the project.
  • S/he will support the project process redesign, and implementation of ongoing change management to ensure the responsiveness of programme to achieving its planned impact.
  • S/He will also lead the coordination and delivery of end-user training and support the team member in the visualisation of reports, quality of presentation and external engagements.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of an advanced degree in a Data Science or Health Informatics field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of specialised experience in health informatics or similar role within a donor-funded environment.
  • A minimum of 4 – 6 years in experience in media arts, visualisation and health sciences.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of graphics and visualisation tools such as Adobe CS 5 Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Flash, Power BI or Tableau.
  • Demonstrate experience in developing different types of visualisation products.
  • Demonstrated ability to take complex information and/or large data sets and translate them for use in graphic or interactive visualizations for the web, reports and/or other media.
Skills and Competencies:
  • High level of integrity
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills as evidenced by publications or cover letter
  • Coordination and team-building skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and interactive data visualization software such as Tableau, PowerBI etc.
  • Ability to work on multiple technical areas at one time
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: M&E Officer
Location: Lagos
Job Profile
  • Reporting to the Community Mobilisation Advisor, this position supports in mobilising civil society coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the states in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the TB programme implementation.
  • The position also works closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.
Job Role
  • Collect data on project activities and results and assess the quantity and quality of achievements of targets.
  • Review all providers referral documents to ensure completeness, verify and collate data submitted monthly by network officers.
  • Provide clear guidance for M&E data management processes that will enable systematic collection, collation, processing, analysis, and interpretation and use of data.
  • Help define a list of core indicators that enables tracking of progress among different interventions and sub-population groups
  • Establish clear information flow channels between the different implementation levels, donors, and stakeholders
  • Develop a plan for strengthening the capacity of all PHP involved in the monitoring and evaluation of the project
  • Make a quarterly report to the Project Manager which summarises progress against key output indicators at the project level, with discussion of any specific progress issues as need be
  • Serve as the principal liaison with donor and relevant state stakeholders on Monitoring and Evaluation activities
  • Facilitate the regular conduct of data quality audits to verify and authenticate data emanating from the project field activities
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in statistics, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences, public health or related field of study.
  • Must possess at least (3) years post-NYSC working experience in project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge and expertise in data management.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and manage deliverables within agreed timelines and budgets.
  • Previous experience in a donor-funded environment, NGO or good understanding of international donor rules and regulations will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in mixed-methods research (qualitative and quantitative) across various study designs.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in South-West Nigeria.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to use standard M&E tools
  • Strong organizational skills. Very detailed oriented.
  • Must have excellent writing and a good command of English language. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records
  • Self-motivated and ability to be self-directed.
  • Must have very strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using data analytical software, intermediate-level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases.
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Programme Advisor
Req ID: sfh-71681
Location: Adamawa
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the project at the field level. Managing community service providers (Counsellor Testers and Supervisors) and ensuring that project goals and deliverables on the key results areas are achieved.
  • S/He will work closely with the One-Stop Shops (OSS) Teams, Community ART Teams and Clinical Service Assistants for efficient delivery of services across the cascade of HIV care.
  • This will include analysing field reports and performance of field staff for capacity building. S/He will also support the Director of Programmes in designing and implementing initiatives for the project.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Health Sciences. A master’s degree in social science, public health, business administration or related field of study will be added advantage.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in HIV programme management.
  • Demonstrated working experience in diverse health and lay service providers in the development sector preferably the HIV space through surge programming.
  • Project implementation experience for a culturally sensitive environment – Northern Nigeria.
  • S/He should have experience working with State Government’s Health Agencies: State Ministry of Health, State Agency for the Control of AIDS, Donors, Implementing Partners, Civil Society Organisations etc.
  • Previous working experience with key populations and other priority groups
Skills and Competencies:
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent project management and emotional intelligence
  • Key population programming skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Behaviour change communication experience
  • Excellent report writing, coordination and team-building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Community Mobilisation Advisor
Location: Lagos
Job Profile
  • Reporting to the Programme Team Leader, this position will be responsible for mobilising civil society, coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the states in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the implementation of a TB programme.
  • He/she will work closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learnt and to document and disseminate programme outcomes.
Job-Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • Provides technical and strategic guidance in community mobilsation; supporting the programme’s field-based teams to meet their objectives and expected technical quality standards and facilitates the implementation of evidence-based strategies.
  • Lead design of an advocacy, communication and social mobilisation strategy and ensures local needs, priorities and initiatives are integrated into the programme plans.
  • Ensure the integration of community mobilisation activities into communication and advocacy campaigns and initiatives.
  • Coordinate and supervise the work of community mobilisation team in all the project field locations, including the preparation of the terms of reference, facilitation of recruitment and monitoring of work/results.
  • Ensure collaboration with the National and State TB Coordination Authorities and other sectors of active engagement with civil society, PCN, SMoH, NAPPMED, NGOs, State TB Programmes improving the effective leadership of communities, including TB patients and KPs, within strategic planning, policy development, social dialogue, service delivery, data collection and monitoring of rights and policies, programmes and funding flows.
  • Analyse collected information from the target locations and prepare summaries, briefing notes, implementation plans and roadmaps.
Qualifications/Experience
  • MBBS with a Master’s Degree in Public Health or Social Sciences.
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in public health and health systems programs with emphasis on TB program implementation of which 7 years must be with a donor-funded project and 5 years managing a team of professional staff.
  • Deep knowledge of demand creation for TB services and Programme management
  • Experience promoting public-private partnerships. Experience coordinating the implementation of project activities by participating PPMVs, CPs, private clinics and public sector health providers
  • Good experience in advocacy, community and social mobilization collaboration and partnerships development.
  • Experience with DOTS Expansion and Enhancement activities
  • Significant experience in geospatial hotspot mapping, line-listing, targeted screening and provision of treatment services.
  • In-depth knowledge/experience engaging with national and sub-national networks of TB patients, people living with HIV and key populations.
  • Competent in engaging with non-traditional partners, social networks, socio/political and youth movements to promote social change.
  • Able to easily link with key population groups for community-based services
Skills and competencies:
  • Good working knowledge of USAID programme guidelines
  • Ability to mobilise social capital for TB control
  • Sound knowledge of local communities and language
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent Report writing skills
  • Leadership, coordination and Team Building skills
  • Result- Oriented and innovative
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Health Policy Specialist
Req ID: sfh-34167
Location: Abuja
Job Profile
  • This position will take a lead in SFH policy and advocacy engagement on health system strengthening initiatives, including but not limited to health financing, human resources for health and health service organisation agenda geared towards the achievement of universal health coverage in Nigeria.
  • This includes developing the organisation’s advocacy strategy on these issues drawing from our extensive programme experience over the years, leading the embedment, implementation, and review of this strategy working with the broader programme functional areas.
Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • Develop, implement and monitor policy and advocacy strategies.
  • Develop the capacity of SFH staff, CSOs, networks and coalition partners for policy and advocacy work.
  • Take a lead in SFH policy engagement on universal health access and health systems with focus on health system financing, human resource for health and development of service delivery models including public-private partnerships.
  • Coordinate and participate in policy research, analysis, and publications.
  • Represent SFH in major policy processes and technical working groups.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Must possess advanced university education, preferably a master’s degree or a PhD in health, governance, science or public policy.
  • Must possess a minimum of 8 years’ hands-on experience in leading and working in the health advocacy space in Nigeria.
  • Strong experience of health system advocacy issues including health financing and human resource for health at the senior level.
  • Experience of capacity building on advocacy for civil society and citizens.
  • Must be comfortable working with governments, the private sector and donors from a critical engagement perspective in the quest to achieve universal health coverage.
  • Good understanding of public-private partnerships and health/social development issues in Nigeria.
  • Management experience and the ability to work in a collegiate system.
  • Ability to work with a high level of autonomy and flexibility, drawing on previous practices and policies whilst creating new and innovative solutions that enhance SFH’s policy impact.
Skills and competencies:
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High level of interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent Report writing, Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good Leadership Skills
  • Result- Oriented
  • Innovative
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with  interactive data visualisation tools for presentation will be of added advantage
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Head of Finance / Project Accountant
Req ID: sfh-26418
Location: Abuja
Job Profile
  • The Head of Finance/Project Accountant will be the lead expert for project financial management as well as for administrative, human resource and logistics management.
  • S/he will be responsible for overseeing project accounting and finance/budget management including cash flow management, timely donor financial reporting such cash balance report, tax report, quarterly financial report, PUDR report and annual financial report using approved templates.
  • S/he will be responsible for managing GFA review processes as well as internal and external audit review exercises in compliance with donor financial and accounting rules and regulations.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance,
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • Must be a registered member of an accounting professional body (ICAN/ACCA).
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of progressively responsible experience in overseeing financial operations and management of large-scale, complex development activities in developing countries;
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in financial management for Global Fund Projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with coordinating, analysing and reporting financial performance, financial forecasting, and budget variance analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience managing operations, including managing people and performance.
Skills and competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills; a thorough understanding of Global Fund financial guidelines and rules, international accounting standards and Nigerian tax and fiscal policies.
  • Hands-on experience using an ERP and business management MIS with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Requires a high level of creativity and innovation and the ability to maintain operational efficiency in a fast-paced work environment
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  1st May, 2020.

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