Deadline: 24 April, 2020

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Society for Family Health Nigeria (SFH) is seeking to fill the position of Headquarters Project Coordinator. SFH is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations, and it adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, health services, and health products.

Responsibilities

  • The Headquarters Project Coordinator will have overall responsibility for project activities, including management of project staff, oversight and liaison with stakeholders at state and national levels
  • Oversee the project design and implementation, and coordinate all field activities
  • Oversee training, all demand generation activities, canvassing, interpersonal education sessions, supportive supervision, documentation and project evaluation
  • All project deliverables and reports to the donor
  • Take the lead on advocacy activities for the project to all stakeholders to ensure buy-in, participation and enabling environment for project implementation
  • Supervise and coordinate the production of project outputs to ensure quality delivery within the time frame and budget provision as of the project
  • Supervise, guide and coordinate the work of the project implementation team, consultants and activity/sub-project contractors under the project
  • Oversee and ensure timely submission of the project report, inception report, combined project implementation review/annual project report (PIR/APR), monthly reports, quarterly reports, and other reports as may be required by the donors
  • Represent SFH on all relevant task forces, subcommittees and technical working groups at the state level
  • Conduct regular supervisory visits to all participating CPs, PPMVs and referral facilities in project locations
  • Lead the publication of at least three research articles by project completion
  • Manage external communications between the project and state stakeholders
  • Supervise routine data collection and data management for the project in the assigned locations

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or Health Systems Administration with a master’s degree in a related field of study
  • Five years of experience, minimum, in designing and implementing Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) for childhood illnesses programmes within donor-funded environments
  • Good understanding of the private healthcare system in Nigeria
  • Experience coordinating projects with federal and state government stakeholders, implementing partners and other NGOs
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deliverables within agreed timelines and budgets

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: United States Africa Command

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