• Recent Vacancies at Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

  • Posted on: 22 May, 2014 Deadline: 29 May, 2014
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  • Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations and one of the leading public health NGOs implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria prevention, care and treatment, social marketing, etc. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. As a result of growth in our organization, we seek applications for the following positions in the Community Based Distribution component of Expanded Social Marketing Project in Nigeria (ESMPIN):

    Project Manager

     

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for project implementation under the supervision of the Chief of Party
    • Perform advocacy responsibilities to stakeholders in the project locations
    • Responsible for the project implementation and supervision of programs in four States of Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi and Jigawa
    • Coordinate and provide technical leadership and support to the project team.
    • Provide technical assistance in Social Marketing capacity building to field programs.
    • Represent the organization to donors and government officials on RH/FP, MNCH and Malaria issues
    • Creative and innovative in bridging gaps of Child Spacing in Northern Nigeria
    • Provide leadership in the coordination of and supervise all
    • planned and approved training activities.
    • Effectively manage review activities of the project and implement strategies for learning and sharing amongst stakeholders.
    • Ensure adherence to all donor requirements in programme, activities and reports
    • Design and implement a system of monitoring of project activities that ensures the achievement of project outputs and outcomes
    • Ensures project team is abreast of current programmatic developments in related fields

    Qualification:

    • MBBS, MPH or a Masters Degree in Social Sciences with at least 10 years post National Youth Service experience, which must include at least 4 years in Social Marketing programming. Also
    • preferred are knowledge of health programs with the Nigerian public sector, health system, NGOs/CBOs and collaborative relationship and liaison with community leaders. Familiarity
    • with local tradition and language is highly desirable. A very sound knowledge of Community Based Distribution of Child Spacing commodities

     

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    State Project Officers

     

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for project implementation under the supervision of the project manager.
    • Coordinate project activities at state level
    • Conduct advocacy activities to ensure project acceptance in states and project LGAs
    • Provide technical assistance to CBOs and CBD Agents
    • Participate in monthly outreach and project review meetings
    • Conduct training and mentoring activities for CBOs
    • Monitoring of project activities in LGAs
    • Coordinate distribution of commodities to CBOs for use at the grass root
    • Collect and collate relevant data from the communities
    • Handle logistic arrangement for the trainings, meetings and advocacy at the state level.
    • Facilitate state level meetings with CBOs, CBD Agents and stakeholders
    • Design and implement a system of monitoring of project activities that ensures the achievement of project outputs and outcomes.
    • Ensure adherence to all donor requirements in programme, activities and reports

    Qualification:

    • A Degree in Social Sciences with at least 5 years post National Youth Service experience, which must include at least 2 years in RH programming, social marketing and sub granting.
    • Also, preferred are knowledge of health programs with the Nigeria public sector, health system, NGOs/CBOs and collaborative relationship and liaison with community leaders.
    • An MPH is an added advantage.
    • Familiarity with local tradition and language is highly desirable.

    Method of Application

    Applicants 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 May 29th,2014.

    Note

    • Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email.
    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as for three professional referees (i.e. from present and former employers).
    • For every agency or organization that you have worked for please indicate the name of your supervisor, his/her functional email address and functional telephone numbers.
    • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply.
    • ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

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