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Society for Family Health (SFH) Recruitment 2023 for State Program Assistant

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: State Program Assistant

Job ID: sfh-54708
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Profile

  • Effective operations coordination of the activities of the different partners working in the three work streams is key towards ensuring that the project meets its objective.
  • Specifically, this project requires that each of the six-consortium partner carries out their scheduled activities promptly as some of the activities are linked and as such time bound.
  • Monitoring is also key to ensure quality is achieved and maintained throughout the implementation of the project.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Support the State program manager in the coordination of work streams amongst the consortium members
  • Providers Coordination
  • Support in capacity development activities
  • Support in Advocacy, BCC and demand creation activities
  • Administrative Management/Partnership Development
  • Financial Management

Qualifications / Experience:

  • S/he must possess a Degree in Nursing / Midwifery, Pharmacy, or any of the Biological Sciences.
  • A Postgraduate degree in Public Health or social works will be an advantage.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 3yrs post qualification experience in program management, training and managing Family planning, Maternal and Child health programs especially in the private health sector.
  • Provider’s Engagement – Ensure that the engagement of providers done through collaboration with PCN is documented as evidenced by report of the process and copies of signed MoU.
  • Capacity development – Develop state specific training plan and liaise with all necessary partners to ensure the execution of training activities and timely submission of reports within 2 weeks of the end of the activity.
  • Advocacy, BCC and Demand Creation Activities – Participate in, and ensure the transparent selection and engagement of community based implementers, Coordinate the distribution of IEC materials in the state, ensure that all BCC activities are reflected in the monthly Work plans, and participate in advocacy visits to community, ward, LGA and State leaders to provide updates on IntegratE project and engender support, Monitor and provide feedback on all the BCC activities.
  • Administrative Management/Partnership Development – Work with the State MOH to identify and document key policy thrusts to inform IntegratE project implementation in the states, attend and energize the Family Planning Technical working group meeting in the state through provision of regular technical and other support to meetings as well as provide update on IntegratE implementation status, submit quarterly report by the 5th of the new month to RPM.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficient in provision of various FP methods especially LARC
  • Must have PHC service experience.
  • PHC and FP Service Delivery experience.


  • Good written and oral communication skill
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Result oriented &
  • Computer literate

Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates

How to apply for Society for Family Health (SFH) Recruitment 2023 for State Program Assistant

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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