Society for Family Health Recruits Health Communication Coordinator (HCC) Nigeria 2013

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.

We require competent candidates for the following position:

Senior Officer, Health Communication Coordinator (HCC) Kano
Ref code: As stated below

Job Profile:
This is a Senior Officer position reporting to the Territorial Manager.

S/He will lead the Family Planning/Reproductive Health/Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH) community level communication, mobilisation and referral activities at the regional level for the project.

With the support of the other members of the regional team, s/he will contribute to increasing demand for (FP/RH/MCH) services in the region and will also coordinate and supervise IPC conductors, mid-mass media and other evidence informed approaches to ensure project deliverables are met.

S/He will also monitor and provide feedback on (FP/RH/MCH) mass media campaigns.

The desired candidate:
Must possess a first degree in any of the Medical/Behavioural or Social Sciences or its equivalent in a relevant field.

A Masters degree in Public Health or any related discipline will be of added advantage.

Must possess a minimum of three (3) years post NYSC experience in a health facility, community mobilisation role or related area.

Must possess basic understanding of recent advances in Family Planning, Reproductive Health and Maternal and Child Health (FP/RH/MCH).

Must possess excellent interpersonal communication and report writing skills.

Must also be conversant with the culture and behaviour of target communities.

Must be computer literate with high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages.

Compensation & Benefits:
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Method of Application:
All applicants must first register in the SFH website ( with a username and password before they can access any SFH job vacancy. For any application to be
successful, applicants MUST COMPLETE the step-by-step application process by supplying all relevant information in the application form. Interested candidates are required to apply using the SAP External Reference Code (3cd92b04-da46-1ee2-a1e4-024d87c6eab3) indicated for the position. Please note that you are to copy and paste the reference code in the space provided for that purpose in the application page.

All applications must be completed on or before the 21st of March 2013.
*SFH is an equal opportunity employer.

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