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  • Ongoing Recruitments at Society for Family Health (SFH) - 6 Positions

  • Posted on: 15 September, 2014 Deadline: 29 September, 2014
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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, World Health Organization, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in our organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

    Senior Officer, Health Communications


    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, mobilization and referral activities at the regional level for the ESMPIN project. With the support of the members of the 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, mid-mass media and other evidence informed approaches to ensure ESMPIN project deliverables are met. S/He will also monitor and provide feedback on (FP/RH/MCH) mass media campaigns.

    Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications required for the position:

    ? Must possess a first degree in any of the Medical/Behavioural or Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field. A Masters degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be of added advantage.
    ? Must have a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC working experience in a health facility, community
    mobilization role or related area.
    ? Must possess a basic understanding of recent advances in family Planning, Reproductive Health and
    Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH).
    ? Must possess excellent interpersonal 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.

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    Officer - Demand Creation Rep


    Job Profile:
    This position will report to the Area Sales Manager of the region. Successful candidate will be responsible for creating demand for SFH products, with emphasis on achieving distribution targets for reproductive health, child survival and family planning products. S/He will also be responsible for planning and implementing various update trainings and clinical presentations for varying cadres of health providers in the region, as well as creating and maintaining a robust distribution channel to ensure quality coverage. S/He will also ensure that service delivery points are well branded.


    ? First degree in Pharmacy and MUST be registered with PCN.
    ? Master’s Degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be added advantage.
    ? Minimum of one (1) year post NYSC experience in a hospital environment or related to Sales/Distribution outlet.
    ? Understanding of the recent advances in Family Planning/Reproductive Health/Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH)
    ? Experience in planning and facilitation of training sessions for different service providers (Nurses, Midwives, Pharmacists 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.

    Method of Application

    A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), addressed to the 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 no later than two (2) weeks from date of this publication to the email address beside the job you are applying for. We kindly request that only candidates with the minimum requirements need apply.

    Senior Officer, Health Communications Ref email to: Kogi:; Ebonyi:; Katsina:; Zamfara:;

    Officer - Demand Creation Rep Ref email to:

    While we respect your application, due to the large number of applications received by SFH Nigeria, pleasenote that we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates. For details of these and other positions, please refer to our website:


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