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Job Title: Senior Officer, Global Fund HIV (MARPs)

Reference Code: 00505682-101d-1ed2-b9ae-19da6ac8F91a  

Location: Owerri, Nigeria

Employer: 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, HIV/AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID), the Global Fund to fight HIV, Tuberculosis & Malaria 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 positions.

Job Profile:

•   This position reports to the Territorial Manager, Owerri.

•   The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for providing technical, logistic, administrative support and assist in coordinating the implementation of GF HIV Most At Risk Persons (MARPs) activities in the territory.

•   The successful candidate will work with the Territorial Manager to implement GF-HIV programme strategies on MARPs in all selected health facilities within the territory.

•   Furthermore, s/he will work with the state governments and other partners to ensure compliance to National Guidelines and International (WHO) standards in the provision of quality HCT services.

•   S/He will also participate in the implementation of Health System Strengthening (HSS) activities including manpower development and training of health personnel for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment care and support programme.

•   S/He will be responsible for the management of health commodities supplied to the states through the Global Fund HIV project.

•   In addition, s/he will provide support in ensuring timely submission of quality reports of MARPs intervention activities to Global Fund on monthly and quarterly basis respectively.

•   The successful candidate will also be required to work with the TM to provide support in the development of budgets and work plans for all GF-HIV activities.


The desired candidate:

• Must possess a first degree in Sciences/Medical/Biological Sciences/Public Health or its equivalent in a relevant field is required. A Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.

• Must possess a minimum of three (3) years experience in implementing MARPs intervention activities in a health facility or NGO.

• Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills.

• Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

• Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.

• Must possess a high level of integrity.

• Must have good communication and excellent interpersonal skills.

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

Method of Application:

All applicants must first register on the SFH recruitment portal found on the SFH website ( with a username and password before they can access any SFH job vacancy. For any application to be successful, applicants MUST COMPLETE the step-by-step application process by supplying all relevant information in the application form.

Interested candidates are required to apply using the SAP External Reference Code indicated for the position.

Please note that you are to copy and paste the reference code in the space provided for that purpose in the application page.

All applications must be completed on or before the 19th July 2013.

Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

*SFH is an equal opportunity employer.



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