Senior Officer, HIV programmes (In-School Youth/Mass Media),Abia,Kano,Yola & Gombe,Society for Family Health (SFH)

Senior Officer, HIV programmes (In-School Youth/Mass Media),Abia,Kano,Yola & Gombe,Society for Family Health (SFH)
Email: Abia: abiahivprog@sfhnigeria.org
Kano: kanohivprog@sfhnigeria.org
Yola: yolahivprog@sfhnigeria.org
Gombe: gombehivprog@sfhnigeria.org

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 highly qualified persons as a result of growth in our organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

Purpose

This is a Senior Officer position reporting to the Territorial Manager. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the coordination and implementation of In-School Youth service delivery area through Family Life HIV Education (FLHE) approach as well as monitoring of mass media activities targeted at the general population. S/He will work with the GF-HIV Programme Manager to develop operational and work plans for HIV prevention interventions among in-school youths and mass media
monitoring in the region. The candidate will coordinate the implementation of Peer Education training and intervention among in-school youths in the region through CSOs/CBOs and will also be required to work very closely with the state’s ministry of education (and other relevant stakeholders) in coordinating the implementation of FLHE in selected schools. S/He will provide support to the research and evaluation teams to manage data collection of in-school youth activities from all implementing schools in the region.

Qualification

Must possess a first degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Communication , Biological Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field is required. A Masters degree will be of added advantage.
Must possess a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC experience in a relevant field.
Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
Must possess a high level of integrity.
Must have good communication and excellent interpersonal skills

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), should be addressed to the Assistant 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 latest by the 30th of April 2013 to the email address beside the job you are applying for based on your desired location. Candidates without the
minimum requirements need not apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Candidates are required to apply for only one State. Multiple applications will be disqualified.

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