Society for Family Health (SFH)

Project Coordinator - Lafiya Project

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

Job Description

Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. Society 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 access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours.

Job Title: Project Coordinator - Lafiya Project

Ref Id: sfh-40762

Job-role

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Conduct advocacy to all stakeholders to ensure buy-in, participation and enabling environment for project implementation.
  • Manage and maintain good relations with all stakeholders
  • Supervise and coordinate the production of project outputs to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost as outlined in the project proposal and result framework documents
  • Mobilise all project inputs in accordance with procedures and project TOR.
  • Supervise, guide and coordinate the work of the project implementation team, all project staff, consultants and activity/sub-project contractors under the project.

  • Prepare and revise project work and financial plans.
  • Oversee and ensure timely submission of the project inception Reports, monthly reports, quarterly reports and annual project report (APR).
  • Disseminate project reports and respond to queries from stakeholders.
  • Provide project update to the SMoH, FMoH, SFH Management and ensure the fulfilment of donor directives.
  • Conduct regular supervisory visits to all participating stakeholders
  • Provide overall top-level project support in terms of health systems strengthening, health financing, health management information systems, health sector policy and strategies, working with the private sector, advocacy and accountability and family planning
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
B.Sc /HND /MSc
Other Requirements

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a first degree and a Master's degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or Health Systems Administration.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in designing and implementing Family Planning and Social Norm changing programmes.
  • Demonstrate technical experience in health systems strengthening; health financing; health management information systems, health sector policy and strategies, working with the private sector, advocacy and accountability and family planning.
  • Must be able to supervise and mentor staff and review work papers to ensure that they meet internal quality assurance standards.
  • Previous experience in a donor-funded environment or good knowledge of international donor rules and regulations will be an advantage
  • Experience working with DFID will be an added advantage.

Skills and competencies:

  • High level of integrity
  • Knowledge of family planning
  • Advocacy skills
  • Project Management and Coordination skills
  • Team-building skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Team-building skills
  • Ability to multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • 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
Published
June 16, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Deadline
June 26, 2020
Specialization
NGO / Community Services /Project Management
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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