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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: Young Innovation Officer

Ref Id: sfh-58834
Location: Kaduna
Job Type: Full-time
Depart: Programs

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 for supporting the design and state-specific innovations in the field.
  • They will also support the BCC Specialist to collate human interest stories, success stories, and best practices of all A360 A interventions from the states.
  • They will also act as advocates for AYSRH in their states and influence policy on AYSRH programming in these states.

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

  • Strengthen programs through youth-adult partnerships.
  • Provide and encourage multiple opportunities for youths to develop, master, and apply critical skills gained from the A360 A project.
  • Support the design and state-specific innovations in the field.
  • Support the BCC Specialist to collate human interest stories, success stories, and best practices of all A360 A interventions from the states.
  • Act as advocates for AYSRH in their states and influence policy on AYSRH programming these states
  • Build the capacity of youths to become advocates for adolescent sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) while also encouraging their parent organizations to adopt the A360 approach.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess OND, HND, or BSc in Science, Arts, Social Science or related fields
  • Must possess a minimum of 1-year experience in a similar field
  • Must possess knowledge of computer applications, MS Office package.
  • Must be aged between 18- 28 years.
  • Experience in human-centered Design is an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft packages especially excel
  • Proficient in reading and generating reports from data
  • Can speak some local language in the state of implementation
  • Very good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to Multitask and work with minimal supervision.

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  • Job City Kaduna
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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 Kaduna 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: Young Innovation OfficerRef Id: sfh-58834 Location: Kaduna Job Type: Full-time Depart: Programs

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 for supporting the design and state-specific innovations in the field.
  • They will also support the BCC Specialist to collate human interest stories, success stories, and best practices of all A360 A interventions from the states.
  • They will also act as advocates for AYSRH in their states and influence policy on AYSRH programming in these states.

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

  • Strengthen programs through youth-adult partnerships.
  • Provide and encourage multiple opportunities for youths to develop, master, and apply critical skills gained from the A360 A project.
  • Support the design and state-specific innovations in the field.
  • Support the BCC Specialist to collate human interest stories, success stories, and best practices of all A360 A interventions from the states.
  • Act as advocates for AYSRH in their states and influence policy on AYSRH programming these states
  • Build the capacity of youths to become advocates for adolescent sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) while also encouraging their parent organizations to adopt the A360 approach.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess OND, HND, or BSc in Science, Arts, Social Science or related fields
  • Must possess a minimum of 1-year experience in a similar field
  • Must possess knowledge of computer applications, MS Office package.
  • Must be aged between 18- 28 years.
  • Experience in human-centered Design is an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft packages especially excel
  • Proficient in reading and generating reports from data
  • Can speak some local language in the state of implementation
  • Very good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to Multitask and work with minimal supervision.
2020-08-22

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