Society for Family Health (SFH)

HQ Project Coordinator

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is recruiting for Full time HQ Project Coordinator

Job Description

Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. 

Society for Family Health is recruiting for

Job Title: HQ Project Coordinator

Ref Id: sfh-40694

Contract Duration: 12 Months

Job Profile

  • The Project Coordinator will have overall responsibility for project activities, including management of project staff, oversight and liaison with stakeholders at State and National levels.
  • S/He will oversee the project design and implementation, and coordinate all field activities, including training, all demand generation activities such as canvassing, interpersonal education sessions, supportive supervision, documentation and the project evaluation.
  • The staff will also be responsible for all the project deliverables and reporting to the donor.

Job Role

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • 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 taskforces, 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 (3) research articles by the project completion.
  • Manage external communications between the project and State stakeholders.
  • Supervise the routine data collection and data management for the project in the assigned locations.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


B.Sc /HND /MSc
Other Requirements


  • A minimum of bachelor's degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or Health Systems Administration with a master’s degree in a related field of study.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of in designing and implementing Integrated Community Case Management - Childhood Illnesses programme (ICCM) within a donor-funded environment
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the private healthcare system.
  • S/He should have experience coordinating project with Federal and State government stakeholders, implementing partners and other NGOs.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and manage deliverables within agreed timelines and budgets.

Skills and competencies:

  • High Level of Integrity
  • Good Project Management and Emotional intelligence
  • Behaviour change communication experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Innovative
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent Report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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About Society for Family Health (SFH)
Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako (late), Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti (late), Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey.MissionSociety for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve acc...
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Job Summary
April 13, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 5years
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
April 24, 2020
Medical/ Health /NGO / Community Services
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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