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Job Title: Manager, Maternal and Child Health

Location: Abuja, 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.

Job Profile:

•   This is a Manager position. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the successful candidate will be required to manage and drive Programme deliverables related to Maternal and Child Health with particular emphasis on the ORS/Zinc product strategy.

•   This will include; the introduction, implementation of the strategy and also scaling up treatment for diarrhea in Nigeria.

•   S/He will also lead in the technical development for maternal, neonatal & child health (MNCH) strategies and activities, achieve 100% MNCH project deliverables including malaria, nutrition, and diarrhoea prevention programmes.

•   S/He will lead the implementation of the integrated community case management (iCCM) of childhood illnesses, and conduct joint TOT for PPMVs on iCCM of childhood illnesses across the nation.

•   The successful candidate will coordinate and liaise with all related MNCH implementing partners and donors with particular attention to ORS and Zinc product development and promotion.

•   The successful candidate will be required to lead in research and creative brief development on relevant MNCH projects as well as ensure monitoring plans are developed to assist in working with SFH sales and distribution and SFH M&E departments.


The desired candidate:

•   Must possess a B.Sc any science/social sciences or MBBS as well as an MPH or MSc. in a related field.

•   Must possess minimum of seven (7) years post NYSC working experience in a related environment.

•   At least seven (7) years of progressive work experience in MCH and child health including diarrhoea prevention and management.

•   Must possess excellent analytical report writing skills.

•   Must possess high level of integrity.

•   Must have ability to interpret data for programmatic decision-making.

•   Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills and the ability to

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

Method of Application:

A one page application letter 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 latest by the 23rd of January 2014 to the email address beside the job you are applying for.

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

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