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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 and treatment; malaria prevention and treatment; primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. SFH works 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 and Melinda Gates Foundation, Merck for Mothers, Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

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Project Assistant – UNESCO (Contract)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job type: Temporary
Contract Duration: 5 months

Job Profile
The Project Assistant will support research work for the UNESCO project to determine the availability and access to school rules that prevent school-related gender-based violence. The Project Assistant will perform the following duties:

  • Work with Project Director to prepare effective project and implementation plans and review and monitor project activities.
  • Provide support to the research team to complete the project within the allotted timelines and budget.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute assigned research projects.
  • Perform other day to day management and project administrative tasks and resolve issues promptly
  • Act as primary contact for client communication.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first Degree in a relevant subject.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing project data and providing support for research activities
  • Ability to develop good reports, high level interpersonal and communication skills
  • High level of M&E skills and good knowledge of research methods
  • Excellent data analysis and reporting ability
  • Computer proficiency, including word and excel

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  • Job City Abuja, Nigeria
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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 Abuja, Nigeria 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 public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning; HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment; malaria prevention and treatment; primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. SFH works 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 and Melinda Gates Foundation, Merck for Mothers, Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Project Assistant - UNESCO (Contract)Location: Abuja, Nigeria Job type: Temporary Contract Duration: 5 monthsJob Profile The Project Assistant will support research work for the UNESCO project to determine the availability and access to school rules that prevent school-related gender-based violence. The Project Assistant will perform the following duties:

  • Work with Project Director to prepare effective project and implementation plans and review and monitor project activities.
  • Provide support to the research team to complete the project within the allotted timelines and budget.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute assigned research projects.
  • Perform other day to day management and project administrative tasks and resolve issues promptly
  • Act as primary contact for client communication.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a first Degree in a relevant subject.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing project data and providing support for research activities
  • Ability to develop good reports, high level interpersonal and communication skills
  • High level of M&E skills and good knowledge of research methods
  • Excellent data analysis and reporting ability
  • Computer proficiency, including word and excel
2019-02-23

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