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  • Posted: Feb 5, 2019
    Deadline: Feb 19, 2019
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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, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, 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...
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    Young Talent Programme (YTP) - Laboratory Scientist


    Job Summary

    • SFH is looking for talented young people with a track record of academic excellence to join our vibrant workforce under our Young Talent Programme (YTP).
    • We seek people who are self-motivated, achievement oriented, innovative and who are able to think ‘outside-the-box’ to cope with the ever-changing business environment.
    • We invite applications from people who are interested in building a career with SFH and who demonstrate the potential to move up the career ladder quickly to assume leadership positions in the future.

    What We Offer

    • We provide a structured learning process that supports your career development. The YTP will provide structured learning, hands-on experience and the best performance management tools to enable the candidates learn and grow essential competencies for success in the NGO world.
    • We have designed the programme to give exceptional young people the business knowledge and work experience to become future leaders in this sector.
    • From the start you will attend our comprehensive onboarding programme that exposes you to all areas of the organisation.
    • Then depending on your chosen career path and job placement, you will participate in structured and focused capacity building - both on and off the job.
    • In addition to the highly competitive starting salary, you will be given stimulating hands-on-roles, exposure to all aspects of public health programming and development work and the opportunity to participate in innovate health projects.
    • You will be supported by an experienced supervisor who will provide constructive feedback and have access to experienced mentors and coaches.

    Candidates should possess qualifications in Medical Lab Scientist, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Anatomy, Pharmacy, or other related fields of study.

    Interested candidates must:

    • Show adaptability, willingness to learn new skills and commitment to exceptional delivery
    • Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills
    • Be innovative and creative
    • Be below 28 years old
    • Have a minimum of 5 O' level credits (including English & Mathematics) at ONE sitting
    • Have graduated from the University with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or have an HND with upper credit
    • Must have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme
    • Must have a minimum of 2 years and maximum of 5 years post NYSC experience
    • Possession of a relevant master’s degree will give an added advantage
    • Registration with a relevant professional body will give an added advantage
    • Must be computer literate and proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite at the minimum
    • Candidate should reside in the selected region

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

    Location: North East/North West, Nigeria  Application Link

    Location: North Central, Nigeria  Application Link

    Location: South West, Nigeria  Application Link

    Location: South East / South South, Nigeria Application Link

    Method of Application


    • When the page opens click on the "Apply Now" botton you will be transferred to a new page to apply. Follow the instructions and a confirmation mail will be sent to you upon completion of your application.
    • 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. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply.

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