• Exciting Career Opportunity at Society for Family Health (SFH)

  • Posted on: 29 September, 2011 Deadline: 13 October, 2011
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  • Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health NGOs in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV and AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors. We seek to recruit competitive remuneration. We require competent candidates for this position.

    Deputy Manager, Audit and Statutory Compliance
    Ref: email to: dmaudsc@sfhnigeria.org

    Job Profile:
    Reporting to the Director, Finance and Accounts, the successful candidate will manage, coordinate, monitor and enhance SFH’s audit review processes and systems to ensure that timely and adequate audit coverage is maintained and appropriate policies and procedures are maintained to ensure the integrity and transparency of the conduct of audit and reporting
    The candidate will ensure compliance with statutory and other obligations remittances; PAYE, Withholding Tax, Staff Pension, NHF, Mortgages, staff cooperative and severance
    S/he will prepare audit implementation status checklist and follow-up with staff responsible to ensure timely completion of audit resolutions and assist the Divisional Head in collating reports for the board finance committee meetings
    S/he will provide auditors with required documentation and financial reports for the audits (Trial Balances, Income and Expenditure and Balance Sheet)
    Finally, s/he will produce quarterly review reports of SFH vouchers (Archived copies) and report on missing or un-scanned vouchers

    Qualifications/Experience:
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    First degree (B.SC/HND in Accounting or its equivalent in a relevant field. ACA is also required
    Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance will be of an added advantage
    Minimum of 6 years experience in full accounting/audit practice in an NGO or other relevant organisations
    He/she must possess ability to use relevant accounting programmes like Quickbooks and ERP software like SAP
    Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills
    Creativity and strong analytical skills are important to this position
    Must be able to work with minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibility

    Position: Assistant Manager, Financial Reporting
    Ref: email to: amfresmpin@sfhnigeria.org

    Job Profile
    This is an Assistant Manager position reporting to the Senior Manager-ESMPIN Project Accounting, the successful candidate will be responsible for issuing new advances and approving advance requests backed with relevant support documents
    S/he will review all approved retirement for completeness and accuracy and post into Quickbook within 48 hours of receiving the approvals
    S/he will also conduct monthly reconciliation of all ESMPIN financial transactions and resolve all unclear effects
    S/he will ensure all sales  journals for ESMPIN project are posted to their various Project Quickbooks before they are submitted for the consolidated financial reports by the end of every month
    In addition, s/he will review all that have been posted into ESMPIN project books and make corrections where necessary before they are submitted for the consolidated financial report

    Qualifications/Experience:
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position
    First degree (B.SC/HND in Accounting or its equivalent in a relevant field. ACA is also required
    Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance or Economics will be of an added advantage
    Minimum of five (5) years experience in full accounting/audit practice in an NGO or other relevant organisations
    He/she must possess ability to use relevant accounting programmes like Quickbooks and ERP software like SAP
    Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills
    Must be able to work with minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.

    Position: Senior Officer, Finance and Accounts
    (7 vacancies: Benin, Gombe, Maidugri, Ibadan, Port Harcourt,  kaduna and Sokoto)

    Ref email to: 
    sofacbn@sfhnigeria.org for Benin
    sofacaid@sfhnigeria.org for Maidugri
    sofacph@sfhnigeria.org for Port Harcourt
    sofacsok@sfhnigeria.org for Sokoto
    sofacgm@sfhnigeria.org for Gombe
    sofacib@sfhnigeria.org for Ibadan
    sofackd@sfhnigeria.org for Kaduna

    Job Profile:
    Reporting to the Territorial Manager with a dotted line relationship to the Head of Finance, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the proper application of SFH and donor policies in the handling of Finances of all projects in the territories
    S/he will ensure the efficient management of finances and also ensure adequate records are kept safely and in an easily retrievable manner
    He/she will be responsible for sending financial reports to Headquarters and will assist in the drawing up of project budget, its monitoring and the recording of vacancies
    In addition, he/she will reconcile all staff accounts and produce an ageing report and also analyse retirements to ensuring they have both the appropriate approvals and support documents which comply with SFH policies

    Qualifications/Experience:
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    Must possess a first degree (B.SC/HND) in Accounts or any related field, ACA will be an added advantage
    Must possess minimum of 3 years post NYSC working experience
    Must possess a broad knowledge of accounting software packages especially Quickbooks and SAP
    Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills
    Must be able to work with minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.

    Senior Officer, Medical Detailing
    (4 vacancies/locations: Enugu, Calabar, Akure and maiduguri)

    Ref: email to: 
    somdenug@sfhnigeria.org for Enugu
    somdcal@sfhnigeria.org for Calabar
    somdaku@sfhnigeria.org for Akure
    somdmaid@sfhnigeria.org for Maiduguri

    Job Summary
    This is a full-time Senior Officer position reporting to the territorial Manager. the desired candidates will, with support of the Field Programme Managers, plan organise and implement various levels of contraceptive updates and capacity building exercises with emphasis on the longer term methods (LTMs) such as IUCDs and Implants adn make them available to trained providers. 
    She/he will identify pharmacies and other appropriate outlets such as FP units of hospitals for sale of LTMs and ensure regular visits to partner facilities in order to make sure that there is availability of products at all times.
    She/he will collate and keep database of FP providers and facilities in his/her sales territory, identify and select health facilities with high delivery volumes for distribution of misoprostol for the prevention of post partum haemorrhage (PPH).
    She/he will provide support to partner providers in the appropriate use of misoprostol for prevention and treatment of PPH to reduce maternal mortality.

    Qualifications
    First degree in Pharmacy and MUST be registered with PCN
    Masters degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be added advantage.
    Minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience in a hospital environment or related to sales/distribution outlet.
    Understanding of the recent advances in Reproductive Health and Maternal Child Health (RH/MCH).
    Experience in planning and facilitation of training sessions for different service providers (Nurses, Midwives, pharmacist and Doctors).
    Must have good oral, analytical, interpretive and written comprehension skills, strong sales management skills and willingness to train.
    Must have strong customer orientation and loyalty for long term sustainable sales partnerships
    Candidate is expected to possess good negotiation and communication skills.

    Position: Senior Officer, Programmes (ESMPIN)
    Ref: Email to: prgoffr@sfhnigeria.org 

    Job Profile
    This is a Senior Officer position based in Abuja reporting to the Family Planning/Reproductive Health/Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH) Specialist
    The successful candidate will be responsible for the successful implementation of ESMPIN project by coordinating all programmes administration related activities at the home office
    s/he will assist in the development of curricular, training plans of PPMVs, CBOs and provide general administrative support for the project
    S/he will offer assistance in areas of Strategic Organisational Development to the ESMPIN division and would also be required to manage all ESMPIN assets in the location.

    Qualifications/Experience:
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    First degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Biological Sciences
    Master’s degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be added advantage
    Minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience in implementing public health programmes
    Must be familiar with DFID, USAID and the International donor community reporting requirements
    Understanding of the recent advances in RH/FP/MCH research will be of added advantage
    Must be computer literate with high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages
    Must have good oral, analytical, interpretive and written communication skills

    Position: Senior Officer, Treasury
    (2 vacancies)
    ref email to: sotre@sfhnigeria.org

    Job Profile
    Reporting to the Head of Treasury, the successful candidate will ensure that all cheques, transfer letters and confirmation letters for staff advances and vendor payments are promptly prepared and passed on for checking
    S/he will coordinate and ensure that proper documentations are obtained from vendors before issuing out cheques and ensure that photocopies of all issued cheques are filled before the end of the day
    The successful candidate will also ensure that all payment vouchers are stamped/paid immediately the cheques or transfers are authorised by the signatories.
    In addition, s/he will ensure that treated payment vouchers are promptly passed to the project units for posting into Quickbooks on a daily basis

    Qualifications/Experience
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    Must possess a first degree (B.SC/HND) in Accounts or any related field. ACA will be of added advantage
    Must possess minimum three (3) years post NYSC working experience
    Must possess a broad knowledge of accounting software packages especially Quickbooks and SAP
    Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills
    Must be able to work minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibility.

    Position: Senior Officer, Health Communication Conductor-HCC
    Locations: Kano, Bauchi, Kaduna, Sokoto, FCT, Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom, Edo, Enugu, Imo, Cross River, Adamawa

    Job Profile:
    This is a Senior Officer position reporting to the Territorial Manager.
    S/He will lead the Family Planning/Reproductive Health/Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH) community level communication, mobilisation and referral activities at the regional level of the Expanded Social Marketing Programme in Nigeria (ESMPIN) project.
    With the support of the other Regional team, s/he will contribute to increasing demand for (FP/RH/MCH) services in the region and will also coordinate and supervise IPC conductors to ESMPIN community deliverables are met.
    S/He will also monitor and provide feedback on (FP/RH/MCH) Mass media campaigns.

    Qualifications/Experience:
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for this position:
    First degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioural/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field is required
    Master’s degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be an added advantage
    Minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience in a health facility environment or related area is required
    S/He must possess basic understanding of the recent advances in Family Planning, Reproductive Health and Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH)
    Must have excellent communication and report writing skills
    Must also be conversant with the culture and behaviour of target communities
    Must be computer literate with high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages

    Ref Email to:
    sohcckn@sfhnigeria.org for Kano
    sohcckd@sfhnigeria.org for kaduna
    sohccfct@sfhnigeria.org for FCT
    sohccog@sfhnigeria.org for Ogun
    sohccr@sfhnigeria.org for Rivers
    sohccedo@sfhnigeria.org for Edo
    sohccimo@sfhnigeria.org for Imo
    sohcccrs@sfhnigeria.org for Cross River
    sohccb@sfhnigeria.org for Bauchi
    sohccsok@sfhnigeria.org for Sokoto
    sohcclag@sfhnigeria.org for Lagos
    sohccoyo@sfhnigeria.org for Oyo
    sohccak@sfhnigeria.org for Akwa Ibom
    sohccenu@sfhnigeria.org for Enugu
    sohccada@sfhnigeria.org for Adamawa

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

    Method of Application:
    A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), should be addressed to the Assistant Director-HR, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive CV indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, email address and current contact address should be forwarded within two weeks of this publication to the email address beside the job you are applying for. Do note that any candidate with multiple submissions will be disqualified. Candidate without the minimum requirement need not apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
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