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Job Title: Senior Officer, Health Communications

Company: Society for Family Health (SFH)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Zamfara Kogi Kebbi Kaduna Ebonyi

Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety


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, World Health Organization, 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:

This is a Senior Officer position reporting to the Territorial Manager. S/He will lead the Family Planning/Reproductive Health/Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH) community level communication, mobilization and referral activities at the regional level for the ESMPIN project. With the support of the members of the regional team, s/he will contribute to increasing demand for (FP/RH/ MCH) services in the region and will also coordinate and supervise IPC conductors, mid-mass media and other evidence informed approaches to ensure ESMPIN project deliverables are met. S/He will also monitor and provide feedback on (FP/RH/MCH) mass media campaigns.


Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:

? Must possess a first degree in any of the Medical/ Behavioural or Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field. A Masters degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be of added advantage.

? Must have a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC working experience in a health facility, community mobilization role or related area.

? Must possess a basic understanding of recent advances in family Planning, Reproductive Health and Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH).

? Must possess excellent interpersonal communication and report writing skills.

? Must also be conversant with the culture and behaviour of target communities.

? Must be computer literate with high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages.

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