Friday, 19 July 2019

Career Opportunities at Society for Family Health (SFH), 19th July, 2019

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: Humanitarian Programme Advisor

Ref Id: sfh-19272
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Temporary
Duration of Contract: 2 years

Job Profile
  • Coordination of SFH’s humanitarian activities in the North East; assisting with ongoing and planned projects.
Job-role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Improve efficiency, coordination and timeliness in the humanitarian work, as well as to apply holistic programming approaches
  • Coordinate, review and input on humanitarian assessments, reports, proposals, sector programme plans, master budgets, response strategy and other key planning processes and documents
  • Ensure cross-sector collaboration among technical units/sectors during humanitarian crises
  • Ensure integration with ongoing development and transition to development programmes, and identify possible durable solutions whenever possible
  • Contribute to the development of new funding proposals for humanitarian responses.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in delivering health and nutritional service within a humanitarian context.
Skills and competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, organisational, and cross-cultural skills. Demonstrated ability to manage team performance, a high level of creativity and innovation, ability to perform and prioritise a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines and able to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced work environment.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – OVC Programme
Ref ID: sfh-96032
Location: North East/North West

Job Profile
  • The DCOP will be responsible for managing day-to-day technical activities. S/He will be responsible for collaboration with other stakeholders, including in other states where the Project is implemented.
  • The DCOP will also lead the implementation of project activities and will be responsible for the application of lessons learned, innovations, and cutting-edge quality improvement methods and to translate best practices into the improved implementation of interventions.
  • The DCOP also supports and back-stops for the COP and will be based in one of the states in North East/North West Nigeria.
Job-Role
The successful candidate provides technical leadership in the following areas:
  • Programming for priority OVC sub-populations including CLHIV, HIV-exposed infants, children of PLHIV, adolescent girls, children of FSW
  • Parenting skills development
  • Organisation and workforce development
  • Gender transformative programming
  • Programming to support HIV prevention and epidemic control
  • MCH and nutrition.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, or Management Social Work, with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field. A first degree in Medicine or a health-related field is preferred, and a master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and HIV. This should be inclusive of a minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in senior programme management implementing international development activities in Northern Nigeria, with preference given to OVC and HIV/AIDS/ Health activities under a USAID award
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of USAID rules and regulations for programme management, in-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements.
Skills and Competencies:
  • The successful candidate must be a person of integrity with excellent technical skills in managing OVC projects and an understanding of programming for CLHIV in Northern Nigeria.
  • S/He must have excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent analytical skills; and demonstrated experience in the strategic design and implementation of OVC and HIV/AIDS programmes.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Director of Programmes (DOP) – OVC Programme
Ref Id: sfh-45145
Locations: North East/North West

Job Profile
  • The DOP will be responsible for the technical content of service delivery encompassing OVC services in the technical areas—household economic strengthening (HES), education support, child protection, social/behaviour change communication, case finding, referrals to treatment (working in collaboration with other partners providing ART services), and monitoring services within the community setting.
  • S/He will provide technical expertise in high-impact OVC and HIV/AIDS services and their integration into established service delivery systems at different levels of care. The DOP will be based in North East/North West Nigeria.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences or related field.
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and HIV. This should be inclusive of a minimum of five (5) years of experience in designing and managing USAID funded OVC programme activities including programme planning, implementation, data use, monitoring and reporting
  • Strong technical and programmatic knowledge and experience in the following areas: OVC programming, programme design, curriculum development and capacity strengthening
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience working with OVC community-led organisations.
Skills and competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, decision making and communication, skills. A mature health programming professional with good experience in community health programmes and demonstrated knowledge and capacity to foster the development of a common vision. Should display strong leadership in integrating planning efforts across work units. Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in technical staff. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Project Operations and Compliance Coordinator
Ref Id: sfh-09351
Location: Lagos
Department: Finance & Accounts
Job Profile
  • We are seeking strong leaders and self-managed professionals to coordinate the organisation’s project in the North-West and South – West geopolitical zones.
  • S/He will be responsible for managing and improving the operational systems, processes and procedures of our donor-funded projects and initiatives in the zone and ensuring alignment to organisational policies and donor contract and compliance requirement.
  • This cuts across finance, procurement, information system, logistics, HR and contract compliance.
  • Specifically, the Project Operations & Compliance Coordinators will also work with the projects and corporate leadership.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field. Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in the operation of NGOs
  • S/He must have extensive knowledge of donor contracts management and compliance
  • Registered membership of ACA or ACCA or any other related professional body will be an added advantage.
Skills and competencies:
  • Knowledge of donor contracts management and compliance
  • Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Hands-on experience using ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage
  • Solid understanding of finance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
  • Budget development and oversight experience
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view
  • Team Oriented.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Finance, Compliance and Administrative Officer
Ref Id: sfh-00843
Location: Adamawa
Job Profile
  • This position will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of financial transactions at the field level and managing office administration functions.
  • He/she shall review all financial documentation to ensure adherence to organisational financial policies and terms of the grant.
  • S/He will also support capacity building of the KP Led CBOs on financial management.
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Ensure correct postings on ERP by using the proper cost assignments-GL, IO and CC.
  • Ensure prompt and correct payment to field workers, consultants, vendors and project staffs
  • Monthly preparation of Facility Report/Cost Data Analysis for the states covered
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Capacity building of the KP Led CBOs on financial management
  • Maintain, organise and file documents for the projects and send to HQ monthly
  • Ensure proper documentation and settlement of all advances and retirements
  • Prepare bank reconciliation monthly for the assigned banks
  • Ensure daily posting of Petty cash expenses and monthly certification
  • Admin and other job functions that may be assigned by the line manager.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Must possess a first degree in Accounting or any related field of study
  • Must have four (4) years post-NYSC experience in NGO Finance & Project Management.
  • Being a registered member of an accounting professional body (ACA or ACCA) will be an added advantage.
Skills and Competency required:
  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately
  • Excellent communication and proper documentation skills
  • Must have a continuous drive for learning and knowledge sharing
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database
  • Hands-on experience using ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Internal Audit Associate
Ref Id: sfh-93635
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Permanent
Job Profile
  • The successful candidate will coordinate audit activities and reviews on SFH projects covering all SFH Head and Field offices and on all sub-recipients and sub-contractors working with Society for Family Health.
Job-role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the review of financial activities of the project to ensure compliance to contract terms, donor rules and regulations
  • S/He will audit SFH field offices to ensure compliance to policies and complete documentation relating to the donor policies
  • S/He will conduct a semi-annual review of SFH operations to ensure compliance with policies and procedures as per SFH and donor rules on financial reporting, procurement, payroll, etc
  • S/He will assist in the mid-year and annual stock count and fixed asset count.
  • S/He will investigate any fraud-related issues.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Must possess a first degree in Accounting or any related field of study
  • Must have four (4) years post-NYSC experience in internal audit or NGO Finance & Project Management
  • Registered membership of ACA or ACCA or any other related professional body will be an added advantage.
Skills and Competency required:
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • Ability to analyse financial matters, resolve issues promptly and accurately
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • Great attention to detail, excellent analytical skills and sound independent judgement
  • Good communication skills drive for continuous learning and knowledge sharing
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database
  • Hands-on experience using ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply



Job Title: Project Operations and Compliance Coordinator
Red ID: sfh-30642
Location: Bauchi

Job Profile
  • We are seeking strong leaders and self-managed professionals to coordinate the organisation’s project in the North-West and South – West geopolitical zones.
  • S/He will be responsible for managing and improving the operational systems, processes and procedures of our donor-funded projects and initiatives in the zone and ensuring alignment to organisational policies and donor contract and compliance requirement.
  • This cuts across finance, procurement, information system, logistics, HR and contract compliance.  Specifically, the Project Operations & Compliance Coordinators will also work with the projects and corporate leadership.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or a closely related field. Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in the operation of NGOs
  • S/He must have extensive knowledge of donor contracts management and compliance
  • Registered membership of ACA or ACCA or any other related professional body will be an added advantage.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Knowledge of donor contracts management and compliance
  • Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Hands-on experience using ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage
  • Solid understanding of finance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
  • Budget development and oversight experience
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view
  • Team Oriented.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Application Deadline 2nd August, 2019.

Note
  • Follow the instructions during application and a confirmation mail will be sent to you upon completion of your application. Please include the names and contact details (including telephone and email addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievement
  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply

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