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  • Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey.
    Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier…

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Community Mobilisation Assistant
      2. Senior Officer, Finance and Operations
      3. Health Informatics Learning Adaptation Advisor
      4. M&E Officer
      5. Programme Advisor
      6. Community Mobilisation Advisor
    • Method of Application

    Community Mobilisation Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Lagos , Oyo
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    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

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    Senior Officer, Finance and Operations

    • Job Type Contract , Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp , Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    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.

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    Health Informatics Learning Adaptation Advisor

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 4 – 6 years
    • Location Kano
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp

    Ref No: sfh-56374
    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

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    M&E Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    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.

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    Programme Advisor

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Req ID: sfh-71681

    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.

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    Community Mobilisation Advisor

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 10 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    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

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    Community Mobilisation Assistant Oyo Application Link

    Community Mobilisation Assistant  Lagos Application Link

     

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