Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support, primary health care system strengthening and Maternal and Child Health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in the organisation. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We require competent candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Demand Creation Representative (DCR)
Application Code: DCR-Benin
Location: Benin, Edo

Job Profile

This is an officer position reporting to the Area Sales Manager.
The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and increasing access to SFH ethical products across the states of the territory.
The person will be responsible for demand creation among providers and caregivers, identification and engagement of new service delivery points and effective engagement/management of trade channel members and professional bodies.
Job Qualifications/Experience

First degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (B. Pharm.)
Minimum of one (1) year post NYSC experience working in a reputable pharmaceutical establishment
In-depth product knowledge, good selling and medical detailing skills
Passion for the job and readiness to go the extra mile
Good analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent people management and motivation skills
High level of integrity
Accountability and ownership of tasks and results.
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Job Title: Measurement and Evaluation Officer
Application Code: M&E Officer-TBTPP
Location: Kano
Project: Society for Family Health TB Treatment and Prevention Project
Duration of Contract: Full time, fixed-term contract – Sixteen (16) months
Type of Contract: Temporary Service Hires

Job Profile

The M&E Officer will coordinate the development of the M&E tools as well as assure that Primary Health Facility (PHF) providers and other reporting entities are using appropriate and standardized monitoring and evaluation systems (M&E tools and guidelines).
The M&E officer also ensures that data collected from project facilities are reviewed and documented in all quarterly report to Society for Family Health, HQ and the donor. In addition, the M&E officer will review all M&E reports and discuss content and/or methodologies with PHF providers as required.
Job-role

Collate data on project activities and results and assess the quantity and quality of achievements of targets.
Identify operational gaps in the program and accordingly recommend best ways to address them to improve program efficiency.
Provide clear guidance for M&E data management processes that will enable systematic collection, collation, processing, analysis, and interpretation and use of data
Help define a list of core indicators that enables tracking of progress among different interventions and sub-population groups
Help identify issues for operations research that offer valuable solutions and thereby improve efficiency of the project.
Describe all key data sources necessary to gather M&E data.
Establish clear information flow channels between the different implementation levels and stakeholders
Develop a plan for strengthening the capacity of all PHP involved in the monitoring and evaluation of the project.
Describe the mechanisms for dissemination of critical M & E products amongst stakeholders and the public.
Review all M&E reports and discuss content and/or methodologies with PHF providers as required
Make a quarterly report to the Project Manager which summarizes progress against key output indicators at the project level, with discussion of any specific progress issues as need be
Serve as the principal liaison with relevant state stakeholders on Monitoring and Evaluation activities
Facilitate the regular conduct of data quality audits to verify and authenticate data emanating from the project field activities
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all commodities including consumables on a monthly basis.
Work with the state team to reconcile delivery schedules and actual delivery on monthly basis.
Qualifications/Experience

Must possess a first degree in a relevant social science subjects.
Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
Must possess a minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience
Must have experience in project monitoring, evaluation and data management
Manage consortium member relations within the state
Must possess relevant project management experience
Must have good knowledge of and experience on relationship building especially managing relationship within a partnership
Previous experience in a donor funded environment or good knowledge of international donor rules and regulations will be an added advantage
Must be an analytic and decisive decision maker with strong organisational and planning skills, attention to detail and follow through
Must be able to multitask and manage program deliverables within agreed budgets and time lines
Must have very strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including a high level of tact and diplomacy, a collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level Microsoft office software applications
Must be able to supervise and mentor staff and review work papers to ensure they meet internal quality assurance standards
Demonstrable passion for SFH’s mission; a hands-on manager with the ability to maintain confidentiality of information and materials; a high level of integrity and ethics beyond reproach.
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Job Title: Project Manager
Application Code: Project Manager-TBTPP
Location: Kano
Project: Society for Family Health TB Treatment and Prevention Project
Duration of Contract: Full time, fixed-term contract – Sixteen (16) months
Type of Contract: Temporary Service Hires

Job Profile

The Project Manager will have overall responsibility for all project activities including management of project staff, oversight and liaison with SHOPS Plus and other stakeholders at the national and state levels
The project manager shall represent SFH at all international and national level discussions, which will include but not restricted to technical and management meetings with government ministries, agencies and departments assuring fiscal integrity of operations and ensuring progress against programme indicators
The project manager will be reporting directly to the Head, project support unit and shall be the main contact person between SFH and SHOPS Plus.
Job Role
The successful candidate will:

Coordinate implementation of project activities by participating Proprietary and Patent Medical Vendors and Community Pharmacists (PPMVs & CPs)
Conduct advocacy to all stakeholders to ensure buy in, participation and enabling environment for project implementation.
Manage and maintain good relations with all stakeholders – PPMVs/CPs, PHIRA, STB programme etc.
Supervise and coordinate the production of project outputs to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost as outlined in the project proposal and result framework documents
Mobilize all project inputs in accordance with agreed project terms of reference.
Supervise, guide and coordinate the work of the project implementation team, all project staff, consultants and activity/sub-project contractors under the project.
In close liaison with the Head of PSU and Finance Director prepare and revise project work and financial plans.
Oversee and ensure timely submission of the project inception Report, combined project implementation review/annual project report (PIR/APR), monthly reports, quarterly technical reports, quarterly financial reports, and other reports as may be required by the donors.
Disseminate project reports and respond to queries from stakeholders.
Provide project update to the State TB Programme and PHIRA and ensure the fulfillment of donor directives.
Carry out regular supervisory visits to all participating Hospitals, CPs and PPMVs in the state.
Qualifications/Experience

Must possess a First Degree in Medicine.
Master’s Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
Must possess a minimum of Seven (7) years post NYSC experience, the last three (3) of which should have been in managerial position
Must have experience in TB interventions
Must have experience in coordinating project management meetings with state stakeholders, implementing partners and other NGOs, and beneficiary partners.
Must have good knowledge of and experience on relationship building especially managing relationship within a partnership
Previous experience in a donor funded environment or good knowledge of international donor rules and regulations will be an added advantage
Must be an analytic and decisive decision maker with strong organisational and planning skills, attention to detail and follow through
Must be able to multitask and manage program deliverables within agreed budgets and time lines
Must have very strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including a high level of tact and diplomacy, a collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level office software applications, including PowerPoints, word, spreadsheet and databases
Must be able to supervise and mentor staff and review work papers to ensure they meet internal quality assurance standards
Demonstrable passion for SFH’s mission; a hands-on manager with the ability to maintain confidentiality of information and materials; a high level of integrity and ethics beyond reproach
Required Competencies:

Excellent technical skills in writing, editing, formatting, research, negotiation, and verbal communications;
Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skill, able to manage diverse relationships, be culturally sensitive, and maintain a respectful demeanor in context of working within the international development sector;
Works well under pressure and meets deadlines;
Ability to coordinate multiple partners
High level of integrity and responsibility, able to mentor and provide supportive supervision
High proficiency in Microsoft Office packages.
Compensation & Benefits

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

Job Title: Demand Creation Representative (DCR)
Application Code: DCR-Akure
Location: Akure, Ondo

Job Profile

This is an officer position reporting to the Area Sales Manager.
The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and increasing access to SFH ethical products across the states of the territory.
The person will be responsible for demand creation among providers and caregivers, identification and engagement of new service delivery points and effective engagement/management of trade channel members and professional bodies.
Job Qualifications/Experience

First degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (B. Pharm.)
Minimum of one (1) year post NYSC experience working in a reputable pharmaceutical establishment
In-depth product knowledge, good selling and medical detailing skills
Passion for the job and readiness to go the extra mile
Good analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent people management and motivation skills
High level of integrity
Accountability and ownership of tasks and results.
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Job Title: Demand Creation Representative (DCR)
Application Code: DCR-Delta
Location: Delta

Job Profile

This is an officer position reporting to the Area Sales Manager.
The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and increasing access to SFH ethical products across the states of the territory.
The person will be responsible for demand creation among providers and caregivers, identification and engagement of new service delivery points and effective engagement/management of trade channel members and professional bodies.
Job Qualifications/Experience

First degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (B. Pharm.)
Minimum of one (1) year post NYSC experience working in a reputable pharmaceutical establishment
In-depth product knowledge, good selling and medical detailing skills
Passion for the job and readiness to go the extra mile
Good analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent people management and motivation skills
High level of integrity
Accountability and ownership of tasks and results.
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Job Title: Network Officer
Application Code: Network Officer-TBTPP
Location: Kano
Slot: 10 Openings
Project: Society for Family Health TB Treatment and Prevention Project
Duration of Contract: Full time, fixed-term contract – Sixteen (16) months
Type of Contract: Temporary Service Hires

Job Profile

The Network officer is the principal interphase between the project and Primary Health Practitioners (PHP) on the project and related matters.
The role of the Network Officers is recognized as pivotal in ensuring the optimal performance of the project and in enhancing the benefits derived by the PHPs.
The duties of the NO encompass much more than administrative processes. They cover leadership, strategic thinking, operational management, supervision, coordination and relationship building with participating private health providers.

Job Role

He/she will manage project relations with PHP, ensuring that the PHP aligns with project expectations and guidelines.
He/she will liaise between the project and PHP to communicate and coordinate their activities.
He/she will provide technical or subject matter expertise as may be needed by the PHP.
In providing face-to-face coordination between PHP and the project, he/she will support the project manager in leading advocacy dialogues with the PHPs within their network.

Qualifications/Experience

Must possess a minimum of a National Diploma or an Ordinary National Diploma (ND/OND or its equivalent)
Must be literate – able to read and write
Resident in the intervention LGAs / communities
Prior experience working on community health extension / intervention
Not less than 20 years and not more than 50 years
Availability for at least 16 months
Demonstrable passion for SFH’s mission; a hands-on manager with the ability to maintain confidentiality of information and materials; a high level of integrity and ethics beyond reproach
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Job Title: Field Finance Officer
Application Code: Field Finance Officer-TBTPP
Location: Kano
Project: Society for Family Health TB Treatment and Prevention Project
Duration of Contract: Full time, fixed-term contract – Sixteen (16) months
Type of Contract: Temporary Service Hires

Job Profile

The Finance officer will be responsible for the fiscal integrity of all activities of the programme. S/He shall provide the Project Manager with necessary and timely financial information for programme decision making.
S/He shall be responsible for consolidating financial report of both the State Coordinator and the Private Health Facility Providers for submission to SHOPS Plus.
S/He shall be responsible for preparation of consolidated Financial Report, quarterly forecast and fund request/disbursement.
S/He shall be the Project Manager’s backbone in budgeting and budgetary control. S/He shall work together with team to respond to external audit requirements and other regular reviews of the project.
S/He shall review all journals/ payment vouchers to ensure adherence to organisational financial policies and terms of the grant. S/He shall ensure bank reconciliations are carried out on a monthly basis and are reviewed and approved.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

Review postings and all financial transactions on the project.
Prepare and ensure timely submission of project financial reports to the donor.
Work with the finance officers in of all project partners/participating PPMVs and CPs and provide guidance to ensure adherence to all financial requirements and standard and ensure all transactions meet donor expectation
Undertake periodic field support visits to review hardcopy support documents and all other transactions to ensure they meet all donor expectations
Undertake monitoring of project financial statements and will carry out monthly bank reconciliation and Burn rate analysis and advise management team appropriately
Prepare Cash flow statement and will represent the project in monthly cash flow meetings
Lead in overall budget preparation and grant management and will provide technical support in responding to the Donors in all issues relating to budgeting and grant management
Prepare projects financials and will coordinate management response to both internal and external financial audits which will take place throughout the duration of the project
Represent management in relevant meetings with other partners where financial matter relating to the grant will be discussed
Support the programme team in routine supportive supervisory visits/monitoring of PPMVs/CPs on the project to ensure standard is adhered to cross all facilities in the state
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director

Qualifications/Experience

Must possess a first degree in Accounts or Financial Management and a relevant Masters’ degree will be an added advantage.
Must also possess a recognized professional accounting qualification – ACA or ACCA, ICAN or other professional body.
Must possess a minimum of 5 years post NYSC experience
Must show demonstrable experience managing the preparation of financial planning memoranda, including identifying and evaluating key risks, and determining budgets and staff assignments
Must have expert knowledge of financial, risk management and assessment
Must have good experience with drafting financial reports
Must have very good knowledge of the current financial and corporate governance regulatory environments
Previous experience in a donor funded environment or good knowledge of international donor rules and regulations will be an added advantage
Must be an analytic and decisive decision maker with strong organisational and planning skills, attention to detail and follow through
Must be able to multitask and manage audits within agreed budgets and time lines
Must have very strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including a high level of tact and diplomacy, a collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate level office software applications, including spreadsheets and databases
Must be able to supervise and mentor staff and review work papers to ensure they meet internal quality assurance standards
Demonstrable passion for SFH’s mission; a hands-on manager with the ability to maintain confidentiality of information and materials; a high level of integrity and ethics beyond reproach
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a one-page Application Letter (using the position reference as the subject), addressed to the “Director, Human Resources”, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job and current remuneration and send to: [email protected]

Application Deadline 31st July, 2018.

Note

Applicants should send the application, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating current telephone numbers, e-mail address and contact details to the email address above
Please note that the subject of your email application should be the “Application Code” of the position being applied for. Please include the names and contact details (including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievements.
All applications will be treated in confidence. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.
This project is subject to securing donor funding and the precise details of timelines and tasks are subject to change prior to project start-up. We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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