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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme Assistant

Ref Id: sfh-01537
Location: Ogun
Job Type: Full-time
Depart: Primary Health Care and Franchises

About Adolescents 360 Amplify Project (A360-A)

  • The project aims to build on the innovative approaches of the Adolescents 360 in designing programs to improve the sexual and reproductive health of adolescent girls aged 15 – 19, primarily through increasing voluntary use of modern contraceptives in three (3) African countries.
  • The purpose of Adolescents 360 Amplify is to build on the successes of Adolescents 360 used to break down barriers to adolescent access and use of contraception while increasing the voluntary use of modern contraceptives among adolescent girls aged 15 -19 years in 10 Nigerian states.
  • The project intends to use a replicable Human-Centered Design (HCD), Youth Engagement fused with Developmental Neuroscience and Anthropology that allows us to understand how the interplay of adolescent development (biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and sexual), culture and sexual norms affects Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) behavior.

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible to coordinate mobilization activities, work with Quality Focal Persons to ensure that facilities maintain quality standards, lead sensitization meetings, coordinate adaptation activities, identify and document best practices in adolescent youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH), support the accountability process in compliance with financial rules and regulations, and proactively seek out and report on relevant opportunities, success stories, linkages, and challenges.

Job-Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Lead State/ L.G.A /Community Advocacy Visits/ Meetings and Activities
  • Lead Recruitment, Training and Management of Mobilizers/ Mentors/ Male Inter-Personal Communication Agents (IPCA) and Vocational Skills Facilitators
  • Mentor and carry out Supportive Supervisory Visits and Coordination to mobilizers/mentors/male IPCAs/vocational skills facilitator and CSOs
  • Prepare and submit monthly budgets, work plans, and reports
  • Lead in monitoring and evaluation activities including the development and use of Data 2 Action framework for monthly implementation
  • Lead in database management
  • Lead the identification and documentation of key learnings and best practices from Adolescent SRH data across the states in the region.
  • Support the accountability process in compliance with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Child investment fund foundation financial rules and regulations.
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to coordinate and provide oversight monitoring of CSOs engaged in the project activities in the state.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first degree in Health / Biological Sciences, Social Sciences, Pharmacy, or Communication Arts.
  • Must possess a minimum three (3) years post-NYSC experience in a similar field
  • Must possess sound technical knowledge of reproductive health and modern contraceptive methods.
  • Candidate should possess basic knowledge of MCH/RH services

Skills and Competencies required:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), presentation skills.
  • S/He must be attuned to and be comfortable with the culture/traditions of the people.
  • Candidates should be able to communicate proficiently in the dominant language of the region.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database
  • Multitask, mentor, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Supervisory, relationship management/advocacy skills, and mentoring skills

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2020.

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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 Ogun CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme AssistantRef Id: sfh-01537 Location: Ogun Job Type: Full-time Depart: Primary Health Care and Franchises
About Adolescents 360 Amplify Project (A360-A)
  • The project aims to build on the innovative approaches of the Adolescents 360 in designing programs to improve the sexual and reproductive health of adolescent girls aged 15 - 19, primarily through increasing voluntary use of modern contraceptives in three (3) African countries.
  • The purpose of Adolescents 360 Amplify is to build on the successes of Adolescents 360 used to break down barriers to adolescent access and use of contraception while increasing the voluntary use of modern contraceptives among adolescent girls aged 15 -19 years in 10 Nigerian states.
  • The project intends to use a replicable Human-Centered Design (HCD), Youth Engagement fused with Developmental Neuroscience and Anthropology that allows us to understand how the interplay of adolescent development (biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and sexual), culture and sexual norms affects Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) behavior.
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible to coordinate mobilization activities, work with Quality Focal Persons to ensure that facilities maintain quality standards, lead sensitization meetings, coordinate adaptation activities, identify and document best practices in adolescent youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH), support the accountability process in compliance with financial rules and regulations, and proactively seek out and report on relevant opportunities, success stories, linkages, and challenges.
Job-Role The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Lead State/ L.G.A /Community Advocacy Visits/ Meetings and Activities
  • Lead Recruitment, Training and Management of Mobilizers/ Mentors/ Male Inter-Personal Communication Agents (IPCA) and Vocational Skills Facilitators
  • Mentor and carry out Supportive Supervisory Visits and Coordination to mobilizers/mentors/male IPCAs/vocational skills facilitator and CSOs
  • Prepare and submit monthly budgets, work plans, and reports
  • Lead in monitoring and evaluation activities including the development and use of Data 2 Action framework for monthly implementation
  • Lead in database management
  • Lead the identification and documentation of key learnings and best practices from Adolescent SRH data across the states in the region.
  • Support the accountability process in compliance with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Child investment fund foundation financial rules and regulations.
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to coordinate and provide oversight monitoring of CSOs engaged in the project activities in the state.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Must possess a first degree in Health / Biological Sciences, Social Sciences, Pharmacy, or Communication Arts.
  • Must possess a minimum three (3) years post-NYSC experience in a similar field
  • Must possess sound technical knowledge of reproductive health and modern contraceptive methods.
  • Candidate should possess basic knowledge of MCH/RH services
Skills and Competencies required:
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), presentation skills.
  • S/He must be attuned to and be comfortable with the culture/traditions of the people.
  • Candidates should be able to communicate proficiently in the dominant language of the region.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database
  • Multitask, mentor, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Supervisory, relationship management/advocacy skills, and mentoring skills

Application Closing Date 21st August, 2020.

2020-08-22

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