the Society for Family Health (SFH)
Society for Family Health (SFH) is a leading non-governmental public health organisation in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS treatment, malaria prevention, and treatment, primary health care system strengthening, non-communicable diseases and maternal, newborn, and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers, the Global Fund and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.
SFH ignites the power of health system thinking and market shaping to transform health outcomes for every Nigerian. An emerging pan African organisation, we provide a partnership platform to communities, donors, private sector and government to co-create and implement actions that create real and measurable impact at individual, families, society and country level.
With a career at SFH, you will be the centre of making all these happen. You will be joining a team of problem solvers, with a real passion to change the world in a fast-paced environment. Exciting. Surprising. Purposeful. Life at SFH is many things, but it is never dull. If you want something beyond earning a living, if you want purpose; then SFH will fuel your imagination and give you wings to fly. We are an organization rooted in Nigeria with global reach and a diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on being open, inclusive, and collaborative — and in providing a work environment that encourages our employees to be achieve their life and career goals.
Applications are invited for:
Title: 2022 Talent Pool Recruitment Programme – Social Behavioural Change Communication (Early Career Professionals)
Job ID: sfh-50792
Job type: Full-time
Early Career Professionals Programme (ECPP)
SFH is desirous of creating a pool of talented Early Career Professionals. Qualified candidates will be tested and screened, and successful candidates will be invited to interviews for suitable positions that arise over the course of the year.
SFH is looking for talented young people with a track record of academic excellence to join our vibrant workforce under our Early Career Professionals Programme (ECPP).
We seek people who are analytical, problem solvers, self-motivated, achievement oriented, innovative and who can think ‘outside-the-box’ to cope with the ever-changing business environment.
We invite applications from people who are interested in building a career with SFH and who demonstrate the potential to move up the career ladder quickly to assume leadership positions in the future.
Interested candidates must:
Have Graduated from the University with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or have an HND with upper credit in English, Mass Communication, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Social Work, History, Public Health, and other related fields of study
Must have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme
Must have a minimum of 2 years and maximum of 5 years post NYSC experience
Show adaptability, willingness to learn new skills and commitment to exceptional delivery
Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills
Be innovative and creative
Have a minimum of 5 O' level credits (including English & Mathematics) at ONE sitting
Possession of a relevant Masters’ degree will give an added advantage
Must be computer literate and proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite at the minimum. Other computer skills will be of added advantage
Skills and Competencies required:
Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), presentation skills.
Community Mobilisation skills
Team management capabilities
Effective personnel management and coordination skills
Must have a continuous drive for learning and knowledge sharing
Excellent report writing skills
Attention to details
Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and databases.
What We Offer
SFH offers professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.
For early career professionals, we provide a structured learning process that supports your career development through our Early Career Professionals Programme (ECPP) which provides structured learning, hands-on experience, and the best performance management tools to enable the candidates learn and grow essential competencies for success in the NGO world.
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
Application Closing Date
3rd February, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply.
We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
SFH is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.
To apply for this job please visit sfhnigeria.simplicant.com.