Senior Officer -Social Franchising Unit,Abuja,Society for Family Health (SFH)

Senior Officer -Social Franchising Unit,Abuja,Society for Family Health (SFH)

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.


This is a senior officer position reporting to the Project Manager. The successful candidate will support the design, development and deployment of project activity tools, manuals and materials for effective promotion of programme objectives. S/He will liaise with SFH Administration Division to manage AHME and Social Franchise related workshops, meetings and events. S/He will manage all hotel logistics for trainings and events and will assist the state teams in liaising with central procurement, administration and finance within SFH. The position holder will lead in arranging all AHME and Social Franchise team local travel arrangements including tickets and hotel bookings. S/he will also act as the procurement point person, ensuring all head office AHME and Social Franchise procurements are made appropriately and on time, and follow up to ensure delivery to requesting source. Will also act as a coach to build the skills of Interns and Corp members attached to the project.


Must possess a first degree in Natural, Behavioural/ Social Sciences or Communication Arts.
Must possess a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC experience, preferably working in an NGO in a similar capacity.
Must possess excellent planning and organisational skills and appreciable skills in computer knowledge and application, especially in the use of spreadsheets and word processing packages.
Must possess a high level of integrity and excellent report writing skills.
Good listening, communication and interpersonal skills are very important to this position

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.

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