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  • Posted on: 29 January, 2013 Deadline: 15 February, 2013
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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, 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. Due to a corporate reorganisation to meet growth and expansion demands, we seek to recruit highly competent and result oriented persons with integrity to fill these vacancies. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and
    competitive remuneration.



    Job Proflle:
    Reporting to the Managing Director, the Deputy Managing Director (DMD) provides support to the Managing Director to ensure that SFH achieves its business objectives and creates an environment that promotes staff commitment to the achievement of the organisational vision, mission, and strategy.
    The DMD also has overarching responsibility for all health programs managed by SFH and will provide guidance for policy and strategic direction for all programs. The DMD is also responsible for ensuring the provision of credible research information to support program design, implementation, monitoring, and communications.

    Qualifications and experience:
    First degree or its equivalent in Social Sciences, Biological Sciences or Health/Medical Sciences as well as a relevant second degree (Business Administration, General Management or Public Health).
    Minimum of 15 years progressive experience, with at least 5 years at executive management level with an international NGO/PVO/NGO, reputable blue chip company or in the public sector.
    Extensive experience in the design, management, analysis, and evaluation of public health programs.
    Demonstrated success in organisational capacity building, including fiscal management and budgeting, fundraising, managing relations with major donors, donor cultivation, people management, and programmatic oversight success
    Strong project management skills managing complex, multi-faceted projects and successfully operationalising innovative programs resulting in measurable successes and program growth
    Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool and experience working with information technology staff to develop and implement program evaluation systems
    Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational and cross-cultural skills
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
    Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for SFH's mission.

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    Job Profile:
    Reporting to the Managing Director, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a member of the senior executive team and directly responsible for overseeing all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization and coordinating the warehouse, logistics, IT, and contracts function of SFH pan
    Nigeria. The CFO will be an advisor to the project and divisional Directors, evaluating and
    assisting them with their financial plans and economic modeling. The CFO will also ensure the
    implementation of robust internal control systems and procedures.
    Qualifications and experience:
    First degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Economics or other numerate discipline as
    well as a relevant second degree (MBA or MSC).
    Professional accounting qualification ACA or ACCAor other recognised professional body
    Minimum 15 years of progressive financial management experience in financial
    analysis and reporting preferably in the not for profit or private sectors; with the last 5 being in a senior management capacity.
    Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting and demonstrated knowledge of current accounting standards and procedures
    Experience with audit, legal compliance, and budget development
    Proficient in using technology as a financial management reporting tool and experience overseeing information technology staff or vendors
    Creativity, with experience in funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins.
    Analytic and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritise and multitask
    Demonstrable passion for SFH's mission; a hands-on manager with high level of integrity and ethics beyond reproach
    High interpersonal skills, a collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Method of Application

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

    All positions are based in Abuja, Nigeria.

    Mode of Application:
    To apply, please quote the appropriate reference number, as the subject of your e-mail and send your current curriculum vitae (prepared as a Microsoft Word document, and saved with your full names) to not later than 15 February, 2013.

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