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Latest Recruitment At Society For Family Health (SFH) - Various Locations

Date Posted: 06/May/2014
Deadline: 20/May/2014

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health NGOs in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV and AIDS prevention,and maternal and childhealth. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Government of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors.

We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in our organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. We require competent candidates for the following positions:

Head, Maternal and Neonatal Health


Project (based in Abuja)
Ref email: [email protected]

Job Profile

  • This is a Deputy Director position. Reporting to the Chief Programme Officer, the candidate will be responsible for the overall implementation of Maternal and New-born Health Improvement project starting in Gombe state.
  • S/He will lead coordination and management of the entire project and will be based in Abuja.
  • The person will also focus on managing the relationships between SFH, other development partners, consultants, sub-contractors and the Government (including FMOH), representing the project in the national arena, and ensuring that the project receives appropriate technical assistance


  • Must possess a Medical or Nursing Degree and a post-graduate degree in a related programme area (Population studies, Public Health or Social Work).
  • Must possess a minimum of twelve (12) years post NYSC working experience, the past five (5) of which must preferably be at senior management level.
  • Must possess high level of integrity.
  • Must have proven experience, working with consortium partners and delivering services within a collegiate system.
  • Must have experience in knowledge improvement for various cadres of health workers.
  • Must be familiar working within a donor community.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, presentation and report writing skills are very important to this
  • position.



Assistant Manager/Business Advisor (AHME)


Ref email: [email protected]

Job Profile:

  • This position will report to the Senior Manager of the African Health Markets for Equity (AHME)
  • Thesuccessful candidate will plan, execute and finalize projects of the Medical Credit Fund (MCF) according to strict deadlines and within budget.
  • S/He will drive the detailed activities and oversee quality control of MCF plans.
  • S/He will assess potential clinics for the MCF and responsible for developing expert opinion and provide technical support to the members in the quality improvement process of the MCF programme by assisting in developing business plans as well as monitoring the implementation.
  • In addition, the successful candidate will oversee the loan application, approval and disbursement processes, prepare and facilitate training on business development for participating facilities and contribute to the preparation of quarterly and annual progress reports of the project.
  • S/He will liaisewith the MCF Country Coordinator on business plans on a regular basis.


  • Must possess a first degree in Business Administration, Management or Social Sciences; a Masters Degree or MBA in any related discipline will be of added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years post NYSC experience in the health sector or working with an NGO in health related fields, or a microfinance institution.
  • Must display strong commitment for health development in Nigeria.
  • Must have good financial, analytical and planning skills
  • Understanding of Microsoft Packages especially Word and Spreadsheets is essential to thisposition.
  • Experience in planning and facilitation of training and coaching sessions for different service providers, especially in financial literacy and business administration.
  • Must have good oral, analytical, interpretive and written comprehension skills, and willingness to train.


Procurement Manager


Ref email to: [email protected]

Job Profile:

  • This is a manager position. Reporting to the Director of Procurement, the successful candidate will have theresponsibility of ensuring efficient procurement of non-health goods and services.
  • S/He willimplement a quality assurance system for procured goods and services and ensure regulatory compliance where necessary.
  • S/He will also generate routine reports on procurement progress against plans, and supervise procurement logistics.


  • Must possess a first degree in a relevant field
  • Must be CIPSN/CIPS certified
  • Must possess a minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated experience in purchasing and supply/procurement function, five (5) of which must have been in a similar capacity.
  • Hands-on experience in the use of SAP ERP or any Enterprise Resource and Planning package for procurement business solutions will be of added advantage.
  • Must be versatile in Microsoft Excel and/or Access packages
  • Must possess good analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.



Deputy Manager - Procurement


Ref email to: [email protected]

Job Profile:

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager, Ethical/Health Procurement, the successful candidate will be responsible for generating procurement solicitation documents, evaluation of tenders and bids received for competitive processes for health commodities locally and internationally.
  • S/He will be required to also generate purchase ordersfollowing the tendering process.
  • S/He will be responsible for contracting vendors for services.
  • The successfulcandidate will be responsible for ensuring adequate documentation of procurement processes and easy retrievalby all relevant personnel.
  • S/He will ensure proper management of vendors to ensure quality and efficiency in delivery of goods and services.


  • Must possess a first degree in a relevant field
  • Must be CIPSN/CIPS certified
  • Must possess a minimum of six (6) years of demonstrated experience in purchasing and supply/procurement
  • function three (3) of which must have been in a similar capacity.
  • Hands-on experience in the use of SAP ERP for procurement business solutions will be of added advantage.
  • Must be literate and versatile in Microsoft,
  • Excel and or Access packages
  • Must possess good analytical and interpersonal skills.



Front Desk Officer


Ref email: [email protected]

Job Profile

  • This is an Officer position reporting to the Manager, Administration.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management of the front office which includes effective handling and documentation of incoming/outgoing mails, telephone, communication and visitors' management.
  • In addition s/he will ensure that the reception area is professionally organised and will maintain records ofconference room reservations and meetings.
  • The successful candidate will also assist the logistics team in the head office on ticketing, hotel accommodation and travel arrangements.


  • Must possess a B.Sc/HND in Social or Management Sciences.
  • Must possess a minimum of one (1) year post-NYSC experience, preferably working in an NGO in a similar capacity.
  • Must have excellent management and organisationalskills, must understand and show respect forlocal customs and culture and must possess excellent multi-tasking and organisational skills.
  • Must possess excellent oral, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess appreciable skills in computer knowledge and application.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity.
  • Good personal appearance and disposition.


Senior Officers - Moniroting & Evaluation

Abia and Enugu

Ref email to: Enugu: [email protected]; Abia: [email protected];

Job Profile:

  • Reporting to the Territorial Manager at the State level and Deputy Manager M&E at the HQ, the desired candidates will ensure that routine tracking, data collection and documentation are utilized to showcase progress on success of project indicators and interventions.
  • S/He will ensure that data collected from state level implementation are collated and entered expeditiously in the web-based DHIS; and summaries included in all field activity quarterly report submissions.
  • S/He will also, oversee the tracking, analysing and reporting of dataon the various components of SFH territorial programmes.
  • The successful candidate will equally track project performance indicator data related to relevant states, and disseminate M&E data and information regularly to stakeholders.
  • S/He will be required to build the capacity of SFH project partner organisations, CSOs/CBOs and other stakeholders to implement M&E. S/He will take the lead in implementing SFH and National surveys in the States.
  • S/He must be able to analyse datasets to provide data to inform programme decisions.


  • Must possess a first degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevantfield.
  • Must have minimum of 3 years experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation of health and related
  • Must have considerable expertise in mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) M&E and research.
  • S/He must possess ability to analyse and interpretboth quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or Epi Info/CS Pro.
  • Knowledge of DHIS, MS Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
  • Experience with conducting monitoring visits utilising checklist and other tools, including ability to developM&E tools as needed, and experience with government partners will be important to this position.

Method of Application

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

A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), addressed to the Deputy Director-HR, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address should be sent no later than two (2) weeks from date of this publication to the email address beside the job you are applying for.

Additional information:
Please provide the following information  stated below (in this order) in the body of your email:

1. University Qualification:
2. Year of graduation:
3. Year of completion of NYSC:
4. Current employment with date
5. Current job designation
6. Current responsibility

We kindly request that only candidates with the minimum requirements need apply. While we respect your application, due to the large number of applications received by SFH Nigeria, please note that we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.


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