Vacancies At Society For Family Health

On 14/Sep/2013 / In Company Jobs

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria,implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV/AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health.
SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria,the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) among other international donors.
We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in our organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. 
 Field Technical Consultant (Based in Kogi State)
Job Profile: This is a one year (from inception date) fixed term consultancy position. Reporting to the Territorial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible
for improving routine immunisation, by facilitating improvements to the local government area (LGA) cold chain systems, as well as capacity building for health care
providers in basic obstetric care. S/He will support the state technical team in the development of State project work plan, and will provide professional expertise in coldchain management and storage of vaccines. S/He will report on project progress to all stakeholders and ensure project milestones are met in a timely manner.
S/He will drive project management and facilitate effective implementation in close partnership with state technical experts and implementing agencies.
Qualifications/Experience: The desired candidate:
 Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in the field(s) of Health Sciences/Public Health, Community Health Medicine, Public Administration, and/orEngineering
 Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated post-graduate experience in public health, health management and/or primary health care programme
 Must have demonstrated experience in providing technical support and capacity building in at least 2 or more of the following areas:
- Immunisation services strengthening.
- Capacity building to healthcare workers in the public sector.
- Cold chain systems set up and management.
- Maternal and child health care programming, including obstetric care.
 Must be resident in Kogi state throughout the duration of the project.
Compensation & Benefits:
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.
Method of Application:
A one page application letter (using the position reference as subject), addressed to the Deputy Director-HR, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job, current remuneration, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae indicating clearly your valid telephone numbers, e-mail address and current contact address should be sent no later than Tuesday 17th September, 2013 to the email address beside the job you are applying for. We kindly request that only candidates with the minimum requirements need apply. While we respect your application, due to the large number of applications received by SFH Nigeria, please note that we are only ableto contact shortlisted candidates.
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