Society for Family Health (SFH) is recruiting for OVC Priority Sub-Key Population Advisor

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.


Job Title:OVC Priority Sub-Key Population Advisor


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



Job Title: Director of Strategic Information (DSI) – Tuberculosis Programme


Ref. No: sfh-13272

Location: North East / South – West

Job Type: Permanent


Job Profile


The DSI will be the lead technical expert responsible for all strategic information required in relation to the program, including all monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and reporting of performance and results.

S/he will lead efforts to strengthen monitoring and evaluation, and performance reporting within the targeted geographic area, including staff training and mentoring as well as overseeing support to government and other project partners to monitor, document and analyse the performance of their TB case finding, treatment and notification and ensure data quality.

S/he will liaise with relevant technical advisers and counterparts responsible for state and other partners strategic information and monitoring and evaluation and support coordination with national data systems.

The Director will present the programme to external audiences to showcase programme impact and achievements.


Qualifications / Experience


A minimum of a Master’s degree in Health Informatics, public health, epidemiology, monitoring & evaluation, demography, biostatistics, statistics, analytics or a related field is required. A degree in health Informatics will be an added advantage;

Minimum of 8 (eight) years of work experience in designing, establishing, and managing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data-intensive, performance-based programs funded by USG;

Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigeria’s TB notification and wider health information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting;

Demonstrated understanding, experience, and competency in working with private sector, frontline facilities, community organizations and leaders.

Demonstrated experience developing in-house tools and data management systems to track M&E and performance indicators for the programme.

Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and use of relevant software (SAS, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas) and proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


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 and effectively to both technical and nontechnical audiences.

Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.

Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for the successful completion of projects.

Ability to exercise sound judgment to meet business strategies and develops objectives that align with organizational goals and programme objectives.


Application Closing Date

10th January, 2020


Society for Family Health (SFH) is recruiting for Knowledge Management Adviso

Ref. No: sfh-84136

Location: Kano

Job Type: Programs


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.



  • 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


Job Title:Network Officer, TB SHOPS Plus Project


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


Job Title:Security Officer


Job 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


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