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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organizations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors. SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We seek to recruit qualified persons to fill the under listed vacant position, in response to our organizational growth:

Job Title: Pharmacist – OSS

Requisition ID: sfh – 67387
Locations: Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, and Kebbi States (1 position each)
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the management of Antiretroviral Therapy services through the provision of pharmaceutical services in the One Stop Shop.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Delivery of quality antiretroviral therapy (ART) services, through ensuring an efficient supply of medicines and delivering client-oriented services to promote appropriate use.
  • Manage the Pharmacy Unit to ensure excellent delivery of pharmaceutical care and uninterrupted supply of anti-retroviral drugs and other relevant medications.
  • Ensure that the project maintains good Pharmacy practice and standards in clinical service delivery.
  • Inventory management and reporting of all health commodities in the OSS.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a University Degree in Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Services/Doctor of Pharmacy) from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in public health programs, with a focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
  • Must possess a proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and implementing health projects conducted with disease control programmes in low-income countries.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the ART regime and current global/national guidelines for dispensing ARV.

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Patient counselling
  • Adherence to professional ethics
  • Accuracy in dealing with prescription.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.

Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.

Application Closing Date
23rd June, 2021

Note

  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.
  • Persons resident in the States where the roles are situated are also encouraged to apply accordingly.

More Information

  • Job City Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, Kebbi States
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Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti (late), Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako (late), Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey.Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours.By 2017, SFH will be a strong, vibrant, highly efficient organisation conducting value for money (efficient) scalable yet focused interventions. Using a total market approach (using social marketing, free distribution and cost recovery services) SFH will be implementing projects that will target:50% of the burden of disease in Nigeria 50% of persons within the lower 3 wealth quintiles, who will have access to SFH products or interventions A 5% increase in DALYs yearly with 2012 as the baseline SFH will also have a 10% decrease in cost per DALY averted over the period of 2013-2017 using the 2012 value as deadline, and will have generated a 20% increase in unrestricted funds by 2017 compared to 2012. SFH will have developed a plan to spin off a subsidiary conducting logistics, research training, costs recovery products and specific interventions aimed at the for-profit sector including the oil and manufacturing sectors.

0 USD Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, Kebbi States CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organizations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors. SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We seek to recruit qualified persons to fill the under listed vacant position, in response to our organizational growth:Job Title: Pharmacist - OSSRequisition ID: sfh - 67387 Locations: Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, and Kebbi States (1 position each) Employment Type: Full Time Department: Programs Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for the management of Antiretroviral Therapy services through the provision of pharmaceutical services in the One Stop Shop.
Job Role The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Delivery of quality antiretroviral therapy (ART) services, through ensuring an efficient supply of medicines and delivering client-oriented services to promote appropriate use.
  • Manage the Pharmacy Unit to ensure excellent delivery of pharmaceutical care and uninterrupted supply of anti-retroviral drugs and other relevant medications.
  • Ensure that the project maintains good Pharmacy practice and standards in clinical service delivery.
  • Inventory management and reporting of all health commodities in the OSS.
Qualifications / Experience
  • Must possess a University Degree in Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Services/Doctor of Pharmacy) from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in public health programs, with a focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
  • Must possess a proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and implementing health projects conducted with disease control programmes in low-income countries.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the ART regime and current global/national guidelines for dispensing ARV.
Skills and Competency Required:
  • Patient counselling
  • Adherence to professional ethics
  • Accuracy in dealing with prescription.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
Compensation & Benefits The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
Application Closing Date 23rd June, 2021

Note

  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.
  • Persons resident in the States where the roles are situated are also encouraged to apply accordingly.
2021-06-24

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