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Job Title: Senior Officer, Health Communication Coordinator

Location: Yola, 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 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.

Job Profile:

•   Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will lead the FP/RH communication and mobilisation activities and participate in all interventions at the regional level.

•   With the support of the Territorial Manager and Field Operations Programme Coordinator (FOPC), s/he will coordinate and ensure the successful implementation of all FP demand creation community based activities within the designated territory.

•   S/He would work with Technical Services and other programme division (research and communication) to provide evidence based information to inform the design and implementation of the project.

Qualifications/Experience:

Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:

• Must have a first degree in Health/Biological/Social/Behavioural Sciences, Pharmacy or Communication Arts.

• Must have a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC working experience in an NGO or similar capacity at the field level.

• Must be able to communicate proficiently in the dominant language of the region.

• Must be attuned to and be comfortable with the culture/traditions of the people within the state.

• Must be excellent at report writing and possess strong M&E skills.

• Must possess good knowledge of and experience with modern family planning methods.

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

Method of Application:

Apply online with 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.

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 short-listed candidates.

*SFH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

SFH DOES NOT USE THIRD PARTY RECRUITERS OR CHARGE A FEE FOR EMPLOYMENT.

Deadline: 06.09.2013

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