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Job Title: Senior Officer, Programme – (One year fixed term contract)

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.

Job Profile:

•   This is the equivalent of a senior officer reporting to the Project Manager.

•   The successful candidate will coordinate and lead the project on territorial level for the timely implementation and achievement of the project’s deliverables and work plans which include; identify and build capacity of suitable persons for community level work on female condom, support the development of female condom IEC and promotional materials; monitor activities of partners and follow up on key project deliverables.

•   In addition, S/He will ensure product distribution and lead advocacy at state level to enhance female condom integration and visibility, maintain project database and document project activities.

•   The successful candidate will also ensure female condom integration with other SFH projects and carry out any other duties as assigned.


The desired candidate;

•   Must possess a first degree (BSc/HND) in Medical, Biological or Social Science or MBBS.

•   Possession of a Masters degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.

•   Must possess a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC working experience. Experience working in a similar programme will be of added advantage.

•   Must possess excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and Power point.

•   Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills.

•   Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

•   Must possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.

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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