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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.

Finance and Operations Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 7 years
  • Location: Kano

 Job-role: The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Prepare financial reports.
  • Ensure correct postings on SAP by using the proper cost assignments
  • Ensure prompt and correct payment to field workers, consultants, vendors and project staff.
  • Monthly preparation of Facility Report/Cost Data Analysis for the states covered
  • Maintain, organise and file documents for the project and send to HQ monthly.
  • Ensure proper documentation and settlement of all advances and retirements.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for the assigned banks.
  • Ensure daily posting of Petty cash expenses and monthly certification.
  • Provide administrative support to the CBOs and other stakeholders.
  • 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 seven (7) years’ experience in finance and project management.
  • Registration with a professional body (ACA or ACCA) or any other related professional body will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of USAID grants management policies

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 an ERP (SAP) or financial management MIS will an added advantage.

Grant Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 7 years
  • Location: Kano

Job-role: The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Managing and supporting the grants requirement and implementation process.
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimise the grants administration process.
  • Ensure grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of all Community Based Organizations (CBOs).
  • Keep the relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring the smooth completion of work responsibilities.
  • Support the CBOs in preparing financial or budget plans.
  • Maintain records of all CBOs contract documents, payments and support them to prepare monthly report for all grant-related activities.
  • Training CBOs to ensure effective and equitable utilisation of funds.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Must possess a first degree in Accounting or any related field of study.
  • Must have seven (7) years’ experience in grant and financial management.
  • Registration with a professional body (ACA or ACCA) or any other related professional body will be an added advantage.
  • Prior experience working with USAID-funded programs is required.

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.

Internal Audit Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Abuja

Job-role: The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Review financial activities of the project to ensure compliance to contract terms, donor rules and regulations.
  • S/He will audit field offices to ensure compliance to policies and complete documentation relating to the donor policies.
  • S/He will conduct a semi-annual review of 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 five (5) years’ 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.
  • Attention to detail, excellent analytical skills and sound independent judgement.
  • Good communication skills and report writing skills.
  • 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.

Security Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Kano

Ref Id: sfh-48375
Location: Kano

Job Profile

  • The Project Security Officer will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of employees, visitors to the project, physical assets, inventory, proprietary information and intellectual asset of the organization by providing strategic direction, tactical management, emergency planning, risk assessment, intelligence gathering, threat mitigation and disaster recovery strategies.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Secures the organisation, its project and its people by maintaining an intelligence network; designing and implementing policies and strategies of organisation security including internal investigations.
  • Determine personnel protection requirements by gathering and reviewing pre-planning travel intelligence information; issuing travel advisories; modifying travel itineraries; making travel security arrangements, including guards, secure accommodations, and security-equipped transportation.
  • Maintains protection systems by developing and refining philosophy and design standards relating to protection systems
  • Provides information by reviewing, developing, and continually improving security operation’s operational manuals and procedures; briefing project and organisation’s executives and managers on security-related issues.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or any other related course
  • A minimum of 3 years in security management and operations in private/commercial or non-governmental organisation.
  • Must be retired in Military, not below the rank of Captain/ Lieutenant / Flight Lieutenant or Police force not below Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).

Skills and Competency required:

  • A background of Intelligence Crime Detention, Prevention and Control of Crime-
  • Sound knowledge of various security considerations in Northeast Nigeria gathered from experience of working in the states of the zone.
  • Ability to plan and develop security training programs, prepare written procedures and instructions, and to organise observed facts into activity and incident reports, and security program reports.

Database Specialist

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Location: Abuja

Ref Id: sfh-98898
Location
: Abuja

Job Role

  • Ensure accurate data collection with the use of DHIS and CSPro platform.
  • Manage the flow of data into the database in line with the project guidelines.
  • Prepare monthly report for the monitoring and evaluation unit.
  • Troubleshoot all DHIS or CSPro database issues to ensure the platform is ready for use.
  • Manage access to the DHIS database by ensuring appropriate user right are assigned.
  • Ensure proper archival of the data extracted from the database.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of First Degree in Data Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field required with at least two-year experience of developing/updating forms on EMR and DHIS database.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office application (Excel, Word and Access) for advanced data analysis is required and also sound knowledge and experience of database software including DHIS2, Postgre and SQL.
  • Experience with basic computer software, hardware maintenance, and data for a large community-based project using DHIS2 will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to make propose solutions related to issues with data generated.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organise, and manage resources for the successful completion of projects.

OVC Priority Sub-Key Population Advisor

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Kano

Ref. No.: sfh-05068
Location: Kano

Job Role

  • The OVC priority sub-population specialist will be an expert in working with key populations and OVC sub-priority sub-population.
  • S/he will have considerable experience in developing mechanisms for case finding, linkage to care and use of evidence to identify locations and communities of sub-priority populations of OVC.
  • S/he will have experience in public health program design, implementation and management with vast experience in integrated service delivery.
  • S/he will be providing technical assistance in improving programming for subpopulations of OVCs.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of First Degree in Public Health or any Biological/Behavioural sciences-related disciplines
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in the key-sub-population program, particularly in Northern Nigeria.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience working with OVC and key populations in health and social development programmes in a culturally sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing public health programs and service delivery interventions
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and partner mangement skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office packages

Knowledge Management Advisor

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 7 years
  • Location: Kano

Ref. No.: sfh-84136
Location: Kano

Job Profile

  • The Knowledge Management Advisor is responsible for developing processes, strategies and content for the dissemination of tools, results and lessons learned to a wide variety of audiences.

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Lead in developing systems to ensure the availability of collective knowledge, lessons learned and results when and where needed;
  • Integrate knowledge networking technologies and platforms and make them easy-to-access and use;
  • Ensure SFH’s recognised leadership in knowledge networking is leveraged and expanded and that staff, network partners and stakeholders can access, use and add to this knowledge;
  • Ensure results are translated into searchable lessons learned and added to SFH collective knowledge, allowing for iteration and continuous improvement of SCI development and humanitarian interventions;
  • Provide coherent and consistent pillar-wide technical guidance in Knowledge Management and Strategic Communications, through appropriate and high-quality processes, frameworks and manuals;
  • Collaborate with the Research Advisor and advocacy team to support programme extensive learning, adaptation and strategic communications;
  • Maintain quality assurance standards for all programme products (including reports, booklets, manuals, leaflets, posters, banners, documentation, website and social media newsletters) and support quality assurance and dissemination of programme products;
  • Other duties as specified by the line manager.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Communication or a related technical degree
  • At least seven years of professional experience in managing and implementing knowledge management and communications on a donor-funded programme;
  • Prior experience working with USAID-funded programs is required

Skills and Competency required:

  • Demonstrated strength and experience providing technical assistance, writing technical reports, and policy briefs targeted to decision-makers
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office packages
  • Excellent report writing and interpersonal skills;

Capacity Strengthening Advisor

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Kano

Ref Id: sfh-53226
Location
: Kano

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Lead the adaptation of relevant partnership engagement and capacity strengthening for platforms, and provide specific technical training, mentoring, and coaching to the project team and partners.
  • Conduct institutional and systems analysis to support CBO and CSO capacity strengthening and advocacy platforms.
  • Training and development methods to engage local CSOs.
  • Provide timely updates on project progress, achievements, and challenges and make decisive adjustments when needed.
  • Monitor program implementation, impact, and milestone achievement, and document and disseminate project successes.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in International Development, Public Administration, Public Policy, Finance Management, Economic Policy, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management for donor funded programs.
  • Demonstrated strength and experience providing technical assistance, writing technical reports, and policy briefs targeted to decision-makers
  • Prior experience working with USAID-funded programs is required
  • Knowledge in partnership approaches and capacity-strengthening methodologies.

Skills and Competency required:

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a variety of institutional structures and cultures;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with multiple partners to assess varying degrees of organisational and technical capability.
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Must have the ability to coach, mentor and develop capacity in staff.
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Network Officer, TB SHOPS Plus Project

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: OND
  • Experience: 1 year
  • Location: Kano

Contract Duration: 7 months (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The network officers will be responsible for maintaining good relations with PHP and ensure alignment with project expectation and guidelines.
  • S/He coordinates activities of PHPs and also provide technical assistance to the Private Health Care Providers (PHP).
  • S/He will support the project manager in leading advocacy dialogues with the PHPs.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Public Health, Sociology, or any other related course
  • Minimum of One (1) year hands-on in community health extension or intervention.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidates will be a person of integrity with excellent communication and advocacy.
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Method of Application

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Deadline: Not specified.

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