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Job Title: Head, Maternal and Neonatal Health Project

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 and 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 Deputy Director position.

•   Reporting to the Chief Programme Officer, the candidate will be responsible for the overall implementation of Maternal and New-born Health Improvement project starting in Gombe state.

•   S/He will lead coordination and management of the entire project and will be based in Abuja.

•   The person will also focus on managing the relationships between SFH, other development partners, consultants, sub-contractors and the Government (including FMOH), representing the project in the national arena, and ensuring that the project receives appropriate technical assistance.


Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:

• Must possess a Medical or Nursing Degree and a post-graduate degree in a related programme area (Population studies, Public Health or Social Work).

• Must possess a minimum of twelve (12) years post NYSC working experience, the past five (5) of which must preferably be at senior management level.

• Must possess high level of integrity.

• Must have proven experience, working with consortium partners and delivering services within a collegiate system.

• Must have experience in knowledge improvement for various cadres of health workers.

• Must be familiar working within a donor community.

• Good interpersonal, communication, presentation and report writing skills are very important to this position.  

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

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