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Monday, 13 April 2020

Society for Family Health (SFH) Recruitment for State Programme Manager

Company Description:
Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: State Programme Manager
Ref Id: sfh-23435
Location: Ebonyi
Contract Duration: 12 Months
Job Profile
  • S/he would ensure targets are met as at when due following the project guidelines and standards.
  • State Project Managers is also responsible for managing the community outreach component of the project, logistics management and project data quality at the state level.
  • The State Project Managers will take the overall responsibility of project activities, including management of project staff and liaison with stakeholders at the state level.
  • S/He will be responsible for coordinating the provision of all communication, community mobilisation and demand creation roles.
Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of all participating health facilities/PPMVs/CPs on delivery of project outputs to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost as outlined in the project proposal and result framework documents.
  • Provide a project update to the State Child health/ICCM desk officer/SMoH and ensure the fulfilment of donor directives.
  • Carry out regular supervisory visits to all participating CPs and PPMVs in the states.
  • Represent SFH at state level Integrated Community Case Management - Childhood Illnesses (ICCM) meetings and provide a timely report on all meetings.
  • Efficiently manage the routine data collection and data management for the project in the assigned location.
  • Support the development of peer-reviewed papers by the project through technical and operational supports.
  • Carry out any other responsibility as may be assigned.
  • Take the lead in advocacy activities to all stakeholders to ensure buy-in, participation, and enabling environment for project implementation.
  • Supervise, guide and coordinate the work of the canvassers and providers under the project in the designated location.
  • Carry out supervisory visit for all IPCAs and the facilities.
  • In close liaison with the project coordinator, prepare and revise project monthly/quarterly, annual reports and financial plan.
  • Liaise with relevant government agencies, and participating private facilities – CPs and PPMVs for effective coordination of all project activities.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the healthcare system strengthening.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of child healthcare programming.
  • S/He should have experience coordinating project with Federal and State government stakeholders, implementing partners and other NGOs.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and manage deliverables within agreed timelines and budgets.
  • A minimum of Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or Health Systems Administration. Master degree in a related field of study will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess at least five (5) years post-NYSC working experience in healthcare programming
  • A minimum of three (3) years of in designing and implementing Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illnesses (ICCM) programme within a donor-funded environment.
Skills and competencies:
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • High Level of Integrity
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Basic Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Innovative
Application Closing Date
24th April, 2020.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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