• Vacancy at Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

  • Posted on: 5 December, 2013 Deadline: 12 December, 2013
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  • Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria, etc. We offer professionals. opportunities for career advancement. good working environment and competit.ive remuneration. We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position in our project for Vulnerable Children, being implemented in 12 States with support from the Global Fund.

    Programme Manager, OVC Care & Support

     

    The Program Manager will assume line management of Sub Recipients (SRs)and report directly to the HIV Project Coordinator ARFH.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Implement project plan and system that communicates tasks, deadlines, status and track project milestones and deliverables.
    • Coordinate partners' and stakeholders' activities, including creating enabling environment for effective projectimplementation.
    • Work with project M&E team to strengthen impact evaluation framework
    • Collate, review and monitor project reports and ensure that they correctly reflect the performance on the field.
    • Ensure that implementation is consistent with the overall project design across all project sites, particularly in thestrengthening of community systems Ior delivery of quality OVC services in line with National guidelines.
    • Ensure project transactions are kept within the limits of the budget and grant funds are expended in an efficient manner.
    • Review training plans and align same to meet capacity needs at States, LGA and Community levels.
    • Conduct advocacy to the Public and Private sectors to generate support for Vulnerable Children.
    • Provide technical assistance and support to States and Local governments in the implementation of the project, to promote ownership and sustainability.

    Qualifications
    1 . A degree in social sciences, Health, Development Studies or related disciplines. Possession of higher degrees MPH, PhD will be added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experiences in OVC and HIV/AIDS programming.
    2.    A minimum of 5 years cognate work experience with 3 years at Project Officer level in the implementation of projects for vulnerable children in Nigeria.
    3.    Computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and NOMIS software used to generate OVC reports
    4. Good Communication skills.

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    Deputy Programme Manager

     

    The Deputy Project Manager (DPM) will assume line management of State Team Leaders (Bauchi, Kaduna and Katsina States) and report directly to the Project Manager, Save the Children International. S/he will coordinate project management and oversee all aspects of project implementation, including workplan development and execution, monitoring and evaluation, grants/financial management, technical support and training and advocacy/representation. The DPM will serve as the primary reporting link on the SUb-grant agreement for ARFH.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Implement project plan and system that communicates tasks, deadlines, status and track project milestones and deliverables.
    • Coordinate partners' and stakeholders' activities. including creating enabling environment for effective project implementation.
    • Work with project M&E team to strengthen impact evaluation framework and coordinate with state team leaders in the measurement of project outputs and impact evaluation.
    • Collate, review and monitor project reports and ensure that they correctly reflect the performance on the field.
    • Prepare and submit high quality programmatic reports in line with donor - USAID requirements.
    • Ensure that implementation is consistent with the overall project design across all project sites. particularly in the strengthening of community systems for delivery of quality avc services in line with ARFH's and donor
    • guidelines and approaches.
    • Ensure project transactions are kept within the limits of the budget and grant funds are expended in an efficient manner.
    • Institutionalize and oversee quality implementation of system-wide performance improvement programmatic processes in all project offices.
    • Review training plans and align same to meet capacity needs at States, LGA and Community levels.
    • Leads advocacy to the Public and Private sectors to generate support for Vulnerable Children.
    • Provide technical assistance and support to States and Local governments in the implementation of the project, to promote ownership and sustainability.
    • Institutionalize Quality Improvement Standards in the Links for Children Project, particularly in service provisions and participatory community review and reflection processes.
    • Coordinate Project Close-out processes and Publications.

    Qualifications
    1.    A degree in social sciences, Health, Development Studies or related disciplines. Possession of higher degrees MPH, PhD will be added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experiences in OVC and/or HIV/AIDS programming.
    2.    A minimum of 7 years cognate work experience with 4 years at senior project management level in implementation of projects for vulnerable children in Nigeria.
    3.    Computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and NOMIS software used to generate OVC reports
    4.    Good Communication skills.

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    Project Officer, OVC Care & Support

     

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Ensure all documentation, reports, and records are maintained and information is provided on community activities as required.
    • Support the Program Manager to provide technical and programmatic leadership and support to Sub Recipient (SR) to implement high quality care and support activities for orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs).
    • Support the tracking or Project activities. in line with the Performance Framework.
    • Conduct periodic oversight function to the SR and Community Based Organizations (CBOs)
    • Assist in preparing quarterly activity report and liaise with SRs and M&E Department to ensure that Global Fund reports are prepared within specific period
    • Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on activities progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation framework according to National Guidelines.

    Qualifications:

    • A degree in Social sciences or Health related disciplines with at least 4 years post National Youth Service experience which must include at least 2 years in programming for Vulnerable Children in Nigeria.
    • Computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and NOMIS software used to generate OVC reports.
    • Good Communication and Facilitation skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested persons should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY ONE attachment (MS Word document) explaining suitability for the job: to programs@arfh-ng.org on/or before December 12, 2013. Applicants are advised to state position applied for, on the subject line of their email and also provide functional emails and mobile phone numbers on the application letter. ARFH is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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