Job Vacancies At The Society for Family Health(SFH)

Job Description The Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. SFH’s mission is to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.

The Society for Family Health Call for applications from qualified and skillful individual or candidates to fill the positions below:


EMAIL: Makurdi: sodtlmakurdi@sfhnigeria.org Benin: sodtlbenin@sfhnigeria.org Calabar: sodtlcalabar@sfhnigeria.org Onitsha: sodtlonitsha@sfhnigeria.org


This is a position of a Senior Officer reporting to the Territorial Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating demand for SFH Family Planning and Child survival products and achieving sales targets for SFH over the counter products in the territory. S/He will primarily be responsible for merchandising channel management, and branding of outlets, and the creation of new sales outlets.


Must possess a first degree in Pharmacy and be registered with Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel packages. Must possess a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC experience, preferably in sales in an FMCG environment. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft word and Excel packages. Excellent listening, and communication skills, training and report writing skills are very important to this position. Must show demonstrable willingness and ability to adjust quickly to rapidly changing priorities, multiple demands and complex situations.

Email: (Four positions, one in each state) Abia: abiahivprog@sfhnigeria.org Kano: kanohivprog@sfhnigeria.org Yola: yolahivprog@sfhnigeria.org (To be based in Yola and covering Taraba & Borno). Gombe: gombehivprog@sfhnigeria.org (To be based in Gombe and also cover Plateau).

This is a position of a Senior Officer 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.


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


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. SFH is an equal opportunity employer.


What Next?

Related Articles