SOCIETY FOR FAMILY HEALTH JOB RECRUITMENT (4 POSITIONS)

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
1) Job Title: Director of Programs (DOP) – Tuberculosis Programme
Ref. No: sfh-44396
Location: North East / South – West
Job Type: Permanent
Job Profile
  • The DOP will have responsibility for the technical content of service delivery, coordinating with the state teams on TB preventative services; Improving case detection and notification  including of drug-resistant tuberculosis,  improving enrolment and appropriate treatment of all diagnosed TB patients using the latest National guidelines and optimising the use of data for case finding, monitoring and improving clinical outcomes for TB patient including  for all DRTB patients.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on Public Health or a related field. A first degree in Medicine is preferred;
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and tuberculosis. This should be inclusive of a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in technically designing and managing programs related to tuberculosis and HIV.
  • Experience should include a minimum of 3 years of experience in the management of a USG-funded activity, including program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring, and reporting;
  • Strong technical and programmatic knowledge and experience in the following areas: community TB case finding, TB laboratory and clinical monitoring systems, and health system strengthening including working closely with government.
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience, and competency in working with the private sector and with community structures and leaders
  • In-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements and expert ability to identify and adopt best practices to specific project contexts.
Skills and competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, decision making and communication, skills.
  • Mature health programming professional with good experience in community health programmes and demonstrated knowledge and capacity to foster the development of a common vision.
  • Should display strong leadership in integrating planning efforts with government and  across work units.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in technical staff. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
2) Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – Tuberculosis Programme
Ref. No: sfh-75948
Location: North East / South – West
Job Type: Permanent
Job Profile
  • The DCOP will act for the Chief of Party in her/his absence and will be primarily responsible for technical leadership including capacity building of, and engagement with States TBLCP on scaling up of TB case finding, prevention, and treatment of drug-sensitive and  drug resistant TB.
  • The DCOP will also oversight Health/ Community system related strengthening work, and the application of lessons learned, innovations, and cutting-edge quality improvement methods and to translate best practices into the improved implementation of interventions.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, or Management Social Work, with a focus on Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field. A first degree in Medicine is preferred.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and tuberculosis programming. This should be inclusive of a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience of engagement with States TBLCP on scaling up of TB case finding, prevention, and treatment of drug-sensitive and  drug resistant TB. under a United State Government (USG) funded activity that includes program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability and competency to effectively drive application of lessons learned, innovations, and cutting-edge quality improvement methods in TB case finding, prevention, and treatment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of U.S. Government program management and in-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements.
Skills and competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and cross-cultural skills; a high level of creativity and innovation, ability to perform and prioritize a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines and able to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced work environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
3) Job Title: Director of Strategic Information (DSI) – Tuberculosis Programme
Ref. No: sfh-13272
Location: North East / South – West
Job Type: Permanent
Job Profile
  • The DSI will be the lead technical expert responsible for all strategic information required in relation to the program, including all monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and reporting of performance and results.
  • S/he will lead efforts to strengthen monitoring and evaluation, and performance reporting within the targeted geographic area, including staff training and mentoring as well as overseeing support to government and other project partners to monitor, document and analyse the performance of their TB case finding, treatment and notification and ensure data quality.
  • S/he will liaise with relevant technical advisers and counterparts responsible for state and other partners strategic information and monitoring and evaluation and support coordination with national data systems.
  • The Director will present the programme to external audiences to showcase programme impact and achievements.
Qualifications / Experience
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Health Informatics, public health, epidemiology, monitoring & evaluation, demography, biostatistics, statistics, analytics or a related field is required. A degree in health Informatics will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 8 (eight) years of work experience in designing, establishing, and managing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data-intensive, performance-based programs funded by USG;
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigeria’s TB notification and wider health information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting;
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience, and competency in working with private sector, frontline facilities, community organizations and leaders.
  • Demonstrated experience developing in-house tools and data management systems to track M&E and performance indicators for the programme.
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and use of relevant software (SAS, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas) and proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Skills and competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for the successful completion of projects.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment to meet business strategies and develops objectives that align with organizational goals and programme objectives.
4) Job Title: Senior Laboratory Diagnostic Network Advisor – Tuberculosis Programme
Ref. No: sfh-70348
Location: North East / South – West
Job Type: Permanent
Job Profile
  • The Senior Laboratory-Diagnostic Network Advisor will promote the overall coordination and implementation of TB Laboratory and diagnostic network activities in the project working in close collaboration with the National and State TB Programs.
  • The post holder will mentor and train national, state and local government laboratory staff in the management of laboratory services, laboratory data management, quality assurance and diagnostics.
  • The SLDNA will lead the strengthening and improvement in the efficiency of the sample referral networks in the TBLON region.
Qualifications/Experience
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or a related field with a related Master’s degree or a minimum of 7 years relevant TB lab and TB control experience with a bachelor’s degree.
  • At least Seven (7) years of relevant TB laboratory, TB control and diagnostic network experience, at state or regional level.
  • Verifiable experience in strengthening diagnostic networks including supporting elements, such as specimen transport, biosafety, supervision, mentorship and quality assurance
  • Deep knowledge of mycobacteriology laboratory work, solid and liquid culture and/or other TB diagnostics.
  • Expert knowledge of laboratory and diagnostic network for TB.
  • Demonstrated ability and competency to effectively drive application of lessons learned, innovations, and cutting-edge quality improvement methods in TB case finding, prevention, and treatment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of U.S. Government program management and in-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements.
Skills and competencies:
  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and cross-cultural skills; a high level of creativity and innovation, ability to perform and prioritize a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines and able to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced work environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Application Closing Date
3rd January, 2020.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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