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Job Title: Senior Officer, Programme-Gates Project

Location: Gombe, 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) 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.  

Job Profile:

•   Reporting to the Gates Project Manager, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the conduct of advocacy visit to Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Fellowship of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) Chapters and the coordinating of FOMWAN volunteers in LGAs, wards and communities.

•   She must carry out identification and selection of

•   FOMWAN volunteers and ensure the continuous update of the volunteer list. She will also conduct open community meetings and provide feedback to community members and stakeholders.

•   She will contribute to the development of IEC materials/job aids for volunteers and communities.

•   The candidate will conduct and participate in the training of all volunteers in LGAs and also ensure that all volunteers have required tools for service delivery.

•   She will monitor the implementation of services at home and ensure that FOMWAN ensure proper documentation of activities.

•   She will coordinate and ensure implementation of quarterly review meetings among FOMWAN volunteers and SFH.

•   She must work together with the Project Manager on advocacy visits in collaboration with relevant government agencies like Ministry of Health, Ministry of Women Affairs and LGAs, traditional and religious leaders.


Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:

• Must be a registered Nurse/Midwife. A degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.

• Must possess minimum three (3) years experience in a health facility as a practicing Midwife.

• Ability to speak and write fluently in Hausa is very relevant to this position.

• Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills, and experience in supervising a civil society organisation will be of added advantage.

• Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

• Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation, and knowledge of community mobilization techniques will be essential to this position.

• MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills.

• Prior experience working at with an NGO will be of added advantage.  

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


A one page application letter should be 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 by November 29th, 2013 to .

Do note that any candidate with multiple submissions will be disqualified.

We kindly request that only candidates with the minimum requirements should apply.

While we respect your application to work in SFH, due to the large number of applications received, please note that we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.

*SFH is an equal opportunity employer.



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