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  • Posted on: 18 February, 2012 Deadline: 1 March, 2012
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  • Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organizations (NOOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV/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 tor International Development (USAID) among other international donors, We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in our organization, We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. We require competent candidates for the following positions:

    Senior Manager, Finance (Abuja)
    email: snrmgrfin@sfhnigeria.org


    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Director-Finance and Accounts, the successful candidate will prepare monthly financial reports (Balance Sheet, Income and Expenditure, sales reports etc). S/He will also ensure review of financial reports from SFH territorial offices and prepare summary reports on corrective actions and circulate after review. The candidate will ensure compliance with Statutory and other obligations remittances, PAYE, Withholding Tax, Staff Pension, NHF, Mortgages, staff cooperative, severance and collect credit notes from FIRS and send to vendors. S/He will also conduct monthly bank reconciliation of financial transactions and resolve all uncleared effects, and will also ensure all financial reports are printed and duly signed by the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. S/he will initiate support fix SFH internal audit to ensure timely conclusion and issuance or clean reports, prepare computations for tax auditors, answer tax audit queries and follow up with the various Revenue Boards at states and federal level.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Minimum  Academic /Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    • Must possess a first degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Banking and Finance or Business Administration.
    • Must possess a professional certification of ICAN or ACCA. Masters degree in Accounting, Business Admin, Finance or General Management will be of added advantage
    • Must possess a minimum of eight (8) years post NYSC working experience, (4) of which have been at senior management level handling and taking decisions on strategic financial matters in a multinational organization or all international NGO.
    • Must be proficient in all aspects of Corporate accounting and all pertinent financial standards, rule and regulations relating to good financial management.
    • Must be of good character with proven impeccable integrity).

    Senior Officer, Programme (Gates Project) - Gombe
    email: fomwanpogates@sfhnigeria.org


    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Gates Project Manager, the  successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the Conduct of advocacy visit to Local Government Areas (L.G.As) and Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) Chapters and the coordinating of FOMWAN volunteers in LGAs, wards and communities. She must carry out identification and selection of FOMWAN volunteers and ensure the continuous update of the volunteer list. She will also conduct open community meetings and provide feedback to community members and stakeholders. S/he will contribute to the development of IEC materials/job aids for volunteers and communities. The candidate will conduct and participate in the training of all volunteers in LGAs and also ensure that all volunteers have required tools for service delivery. She will monitor the implementation of services at home and ensure that FOMWAN ensure proper documentation of activities. She will coordinate and ensure implementation of quarterly review meetings among FOMWAN volunteers and SFH. She must work together with the Project Manager on advocacy visits in collaboration with relevant government agencies like Ministry of Health, Ministry of Women Affairs and LGAs, traditional and religious leaders.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Minimum Academic Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    • Must be a registered Nurse/Midwife. II degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.
    • Must possess minimum three (3) years experience in a health facility as a practicing Midwife.
    • Ability to speak and write fluently in Hausa is very relevant to this position.
    • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills, and experience in supervising a civil society organization will be of added advantage.
    • Must be able to work: with minimal supervision.
    • Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation, and knowledge of community mobilization techniques will be essential to this position.
    • MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills.

    Senior Officer, Finance and Admin (4 vacancies: Akure, Owerri, Bauchi & Yola)
    email: sofacaku@sfhnigcria.org for Akure location
    sofacowr@sfhnigcria.org for Owerri location
    sofacbau@sfhnigcria.org for Bauchi location
    sofacyol@sfhnigcria.org for Yola location

    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the proper application or SFH and donor policies in the handling of Finances or all projects in SFH Project Offices; ensure the efficient management of finances and also ensure adequate records are kept safely and in an easily retrievable manner. S/He will be responsible for sending financial reports to Headquarters; will assist in the drawing up of project budgets, as well as monitoring and recording of variances. In addition. s/he will reconcile all staff accounts and produce an ageing report, and will also analyze retirements to ensure that correct approvals and support documents comply with SFI policies, Finally, s/he will maintain staff files at the territories and project office, update fixed assets registers and send admin/fleet reports of the territory and project office monthly to the territorial manager.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Minimum Academic Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    • Must possess a first degree (BSc/HND) in Accounts or any related field. ACA will be an 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 organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and MUST possess a high level of integrity and responsibilities) .
    • Experience working at intermediate level with a NGO will be of added advantage.
    • Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
    • MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills.

    Senior Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation (Expanded Social Marketing Project in Nigeria - ESMPIN) - Sokoto
    email to: somesok@sfhnigcria.org


    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Deputy Manager M&E at the HQ, the desired candidate will ensure that routine tracking, data collection and documentation are utilized to showcase progress on success of the project indicators and interventions. S/he will ensure that data collected from state level implementation arc collated and entered expeditiously in the web-based DHIS and summaries included in all field activity quarter report submissions. $/He will furthermore oversee the tracking, analyzing and reporting of data on the various components of the ESMPIN project. The desired candidate will be required to implement the projects performance management plan, which includes participating in studies, surveys and all related data and information collecting activities for the project. Collating data and conduct, monitoring visits to project sites in the relevant states in the supervisory region will be a key deliverable for this position. Conduct data quality checks on all project data collated from the SFH-wide MIS and those entered into the DHIS from relevant stales, track project performance indicator data related to relevant states and disseminate M&E data and information regularly to stakeholders. Build capacity of SFH project partner organizations, CSOs/CBOs and other stakeholders to implement M&E.

    QUALIFICATION
    • First degree in Sciences /Medical/Behavioral/Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field is required.
    • Minimum of three (3) years experience III implementing monitoring and evaluation of health programmes.
    • Considerable expertise in mixed-methods (qualitative and quantitative) M&E and research.
    • S/He must possess ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming.
    • Intermediate knowledge of SPSS or STATA or Epi lnfo/CS Pro is required
    • Knowledge of DHIS, MS-Access or other compatible database software will be of added advantage.
    • Experience with conducting monitoring visits utilizing checklist and other tools including ability to develop tools required for this position.

    Senior Officer, GF HIV (HCT Focal Person) – Kaduna
    email: sogfhctkad@sfhigeria.org


    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Manager-Global Fund (GF) HIV, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible tor providing administrative. technical and logistic support and assist in coordinating the implementation of GF-HIV counseling and testing activities in the territory. S/He will ensure compliance to National Guidelines and International (WHO) standards in the provision of counseling and testing services. S/He will also participate in the implementation of Health System Strengthening (HSS) activities including manpower development and training of health personnel for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment care and support programme. The candidate will work with the Manager HCT to provide support in working with the Research and Evaluation Division to manage data collection of HCT activities from all Service Delivery Points across Health Facilities in the territory. S/He will provide support to ensure the availability of National HCT tools for data collection and retrieval at the various Health Facilities. S/He will work with Partners to procure and distribute health commodities and assure quality of product and testing process. In addition. S/he will provide support in ensuring timely submission of quality report on my counseling and testing services) to Global Fund on monthly and quarterly bases respectively. Finally, s/he will work with the Manager HCT to provide support in the development of budgets and work-plans for all GF-HIV activities.

    QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
    Minimum Academic Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    • First degree in Sciences/Medical/Biological Sciences/Public Health or its equivalent in a relevant Held is required. A Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years experience in implementing HIV testing and counseling in a health facility.
    • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work: with minimal supervision.
    • Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
    • MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills.

    Senior Officer, GF HIV (MARPs Focal Person)-Nassarawa
    email: soffgfhctnas@sfhnigeria.org

    Job Profile
    Reporting to the Manager-Global Fund (GF) HIV. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the coordination and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention and risk reduction activities through Behavioral Change Communication (BCC) among Most-At-Risk-Persons (MARPs) and mass media activities targeted at the general population. S/He will work with the Manager to develop operational and work plans for HIY prevention among MARPs and mass media services in the region. S/he will provide field support for the implementation of BCC through the use of special communication materials targeted at specific population. The candidate will coordinate the implementation of Peer Education training and intervention among key target groups in the region. S/He will provide support to the Research and Evaluation Division to manage data collection of MARPs activities from all communities in the region. In addition, s/he will provide support for community system strengthening activities including working with CBOs and CSOs partners.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    •  First degree in Behavioral Sciences/Medical/Biological Science/Public Health or its equivalent in a relevant field is required.
    •  Must possess minimum three (3) years experience in implementing BCC MARPs related activities in specific  communities.
    •  S/He must possess ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative programme data.
    •  Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
    •  Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
    •  Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
    •  MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills.

    Assistant Manager, Call Centre Coordinator (Gates Project) - Gombe
    email: callctrcoord@sfhnigeria.org


    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Gates Project Manager, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible For developing and submitting data base of common complaints ailments of pregnancy, childbirth and that of the new born and proffer common solution to these issues. She will conduct spot-checks of linkages and referrals between the Community Health Workers and Emergency Transport Scheme volunteer drivers. She will also conduct quality checks on messages provided to callers. In addition, s/he will lead the development of monitoring tools with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officers and ensure the collation of all monthly reports to be submitted to the Project Manager. Finally. the candidate will participate in quarterly review meetings. conduct Call Centre meetings and send minutes to the Project Manager regularly.

    Qualification /Experience:
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    • Must be a registered Nurse/Midwife. A degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.
    • Must possess minimum five (5) years experience in a health facility as a practicing Midwife.
    • Ability to speak and write fluently in Hausa language is very essential to this position.
    • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
    • Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
    • MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills, and proven experience working at a Call Centre will be of added advantage

    Senior Officer, Procurement (Abuja)
    email: soprocabj@sfhnigeria.org

     
    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Senior Manager-Procurement. The successful candidate will be responsible for the processing of all procurement requests from user departments and ensure timely delivery of requests. S/He will raise request for quotes, coordinate bid opening sessions and evaluate quotes in line v.ith solicitation criteria. The candidate will also coordinate all procurements related to Global Fund Malaria, Gates, Enhancing Nigeria Response to HlV/AIDS (ENR) projects and Field Operations divisions. S/He will ensure all process documents arc properly worded and all necessary supporting documents arc duly attached and complete. S/He will also monitor delivery of goods to warehouse and relay status to appropriate user department. In addition, s/he will evaluate vendors based on performance on each job order and provide a monthly report of all activities and ensure compliance with SFH procurement policy and procedures.
     
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    •  Must have a first degree in any of the Management or Social sciences. Professional qualification in a relevant field will be added advantage.
    •  Must possess minimum three (3) years post NYSC working experience. one (1) of which must be in a similar function/ capacity.
    •  Must have proven experience and strong skills in procurement management and administration.
    •  Must be computer literate with high proficiency in the Microsoft excel and Microsoft word packages.
    •  Must have hands-on awareness of the required scope of the needed work environment and the attendant equipment necessary for the job. Knowledge of SAP will be of added advantage.
    •  MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills.

    Senior Officer, GF Malaria-(Gombe and Owerri)
    email: soffgfmgom@sfhnigeria.org  for Gombe
    soffgfmowe@sfhnigeria.org for Owerri


    DUTIES
    Reporting to the Manager (North)-Global Fund (GF) Malaria. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for developing and maintaining appropriate relationship with MDS and selected health facilities and the supply of health commodities to these facilities. S/He will conduct regular site management through mentoring and technical inputs for quality assurance and integrity in delivery. S/he will ensure the collation of appropriate data from health facilities and CBOs and submit to the Head Quarters through the Territorial Manager. The candidate will assist the training consultant in provision of quality assurance for training to predefined standards. In addition, s/he will coordinate the mapping of health facilities across all Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state and work with the State Ministry of Health to identify key policy thrusts to inform SFH programme design in the states. Finally, s/he will identify appropriate CBOs to work with in coordinating community level monitoring of health providers.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Minimum Academic Professional Qualifications required for the position:
    •  First degree in Sciences/Medical/Behavioral/Social Sciences/Public Health or its equivalent in a relevant field is required.
    •  Must possess minimum three (3) years experience in areas of malaria programming and project implementation.
    •  S/he must possess ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative programme data.
    •  Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
    •  Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
    •  Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
    •  MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills
     
    COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
    The compensation package for these positions 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 Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address should be sent 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. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    SFH is an equal opportunity employer.
    FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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