Society for Family Health (SFH) Job Recruitment

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organizations 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 seek to recruit qualified person to fill the under listed vacant position below in response to our organizational growth:

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Ref.. No.: sfh-40131
Location(s):  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo,  Jigawa, Sokoto, and Kebbi States (1 position each)
Job type: Full-time
Category: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for reviewing, recording and reporting service data from the OSS and the State to the next SR

Jo Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Filing of the patient management monitoring (PMM) and program monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • To ensure timely updating of EMR (LAMIS) after every clinic visit and triangulating of the EMR (LAMIS) data with data collection tool (DCT) and DHIS.
  • Verify all community data including OSS data and report on the DHIS.
  • Routinely conduct RADET to ascertain the correct number of KPs on ART and generate list of defaulters to be tracked by Case Managers.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a relevant Degree / HND from a recognized institution
  • 1 year post NYSC experience, in managing project data
  • Knowledge of use of the DHIS2 database
  • Knowledge of use of the EMR (LAMIS)
  • Knowledge of HIV health care is an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer proficiency, including Word and Excel

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook among other
  • Must possess good data analysis, report writing, interpretation, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion

Compensation & Benefits

  • The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
  • SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: State Team Lead

Requisition ID: sfh – 06313
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, and Oyo States (1 position each)
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • The position holder should possess mixed skills in HIV Monitoring and Evaluation, Program, and Commodity Management and will be required to provide oversight of program activities in the State.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Take the lead in the Implementation of HIV prevention, care and treatment among Key Population to ensure the continuum of care as it relates to UNAIDS 95:95:95.
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders and gatekeepers to provide enabling environment for the implementation of HIV prevention and treatment activities among Key Population in the state.
  • Supervise implementation of comprehensive operational work plans for HIV prevention, care and treatment activities among CBOs, OSS and cART team in the State.
  • Routinely review program and M&E data and report via DHIS, CRRF, and prepare and submit monthly program and M&E reports, also routinely review the quality of data on the EMR (LAMIS) and generate line listing for tracking for defaulters.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a University Degree or its equivalent in Social / Behavioural / Medical Sciences / Sciences or related field of study
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ post NYSC experience in managing HIV programme, 2 of which should be in KP programmes, Behaviour Change Communication, and management of health-related programmes.
  • Should also have 2-year experience in HIV Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in excel spreadsheets, database, and statistical applications
  • Competence in the use of DHIS2 (Data entry, pivot table and analytics)
  • Conversant with the use of electronic medical record (LAMIS)
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Good mentoring and supervision skills.
  • Ability to think out of the box in solving programmatic bottle necks
  • Ability to work independently, and in team.
  • Knowledgeable in commodities management and reporting

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Good relationship management/ advocacy skills
  • Must possess good data analysis, report writing, interpretation, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership/mentoring skills, supervisory and good interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a good listener that is easy to talk to.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Triage Nurse – cART Team

Ref. No.: sfh-73703
Location(s):  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, and Oyo States (1 position each)
Job type: Full-time
Category: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • The Nurse will be responsible for clinical triage, initiation of ART, PrEP and syndromic management of STIs and wound management at community level.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provision of comprehensive triage (in-clinic and/or mobile) and clinical assessment services to clients resulting in safe and appropriate clinical decisions that reflect their healthcare needs.
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions (e.g. first aid and emergency interventions) to improve client outcomes and secure the safety of clients and clinic staff, facilitate the triage process using clinical knowledge and appropriate interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding.
  • Work closely with the cART team in ensuring smooth implementation of community ART service delivery in the state.
  • Conduct brief clinical assessments that determine the clinical urgency of the clients’ presenting health concerns and culminate with the allocation of a care category, which determines the time and sequence in which they receive services.
  • Ensure timely and effective defaulter tracking, documentation, and appropriate referrals of patients.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from projects related to nursing component of HIV comprehensive services for Key populations.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or completion of an accredited Nursing programme.
  • Must possess minimum of 3 years’ post-NYSC experience in nursing practice including the practice of triage
  • Possession of advanced training in Nursing would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate computerized triage assessment records is an advantage.
  • Previous experience in HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria program
  • Good knowledge of the concept of public health program in Nigeria

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent skills in Clinical Nursing services.
  • Experience with the clinical management of HIV, OIs and other related conditions, as well as community education, advocacy, and mobilization skills.
  • Good relationship management/interpersonal skills, as well as interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and be able to function independently on the job whenever necessary.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on patients’ medical records
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload
  • Can speak some local language in state of implementation
  • Ability to Multitask and work with minimal supervision.

Compensation & Benefits

  • The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
  • SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Triage Nurse – OSS

Ref. No.: sfh-81431
Location(s):  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, and Kebbi States (1 position each)
Job type: Full-time
Category: Programe
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • The functionality and operation of these OSS requires a comprehensive HIV services including Nursing Services, which will in turn require a trained and certified Triage Nurse.
  • The Nurse will be responsible for clinical triage and related services at the OSS in line with good clinical practice.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provision of comprehensive triage (in-clinic and/or mobile) and clinical assessment services to clients resulting in safe and appropriate clinical decisions that reflect their healthcare needs.
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions (e.g. first aid and emergency interventions) to improve client outcomes and secure the safety of clients and clinic staff, facilitate the triage process using clinical knowledge and appropriate interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding.
  • Work closely with the cART team and OSS staff in ensuring smooth implementation of community/facility-based ART, PrEP, STI and TB service to key population.
  • Conduct brief clinical assessments that determine the clinical urgency of the clients’ presenting health concerns and culminate with the allocation of a care category, which determines the time and sequence in which they receive services.
  • Assist the clinical supervisor in providing HIV prevention, care and treatment services at the OSS and community.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from projects related to nursing component of HIV comprehensive services for Key populations.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or completion of an accredited nursing programme.
  • Must possess minimum of 3 years’ post-NYSC experience in nursing practice including the practice of triage
  • Possession of advanced training in Nursing would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate computerized triage assessment records is an advantage.
  • Previous experience in HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria program
  • Good knowledge of the concept of public health program in Nigeria

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent skills in Clinical Nursing services.
  • Experience with the clinical management of HIV, OIs and other related conditions, as well as community education, advocacy, and mobilization skills.
  • Good relationship management/ interpersonal skills, as well as interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and be able to function independently on the job whenever necessary.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on patients’ medical records
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload
  • Can speak some local language in state of implementation
  • Ability to Multitask and work with minimal supervision.

Compensation & Benefits

  • The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
  • SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Adherence Counselor

Req ID: sfh-01175
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, and Kebbi (1 Position Each)
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for ensuring that all identified HIV positive clients adhere to treatment and follow up on drug refill and viral load status of clients.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provide psychosocial and continuous support as well as treatment preparation to clients in the health facility
  • Attend and facilitate support group sessions for infected clients (Reports)
  • Ensure clients who are ready for viral load are reminded to come for sample collection
  • Ensure client records are well maintained and compile periodic reports as necessary
  • Coordinate and supervise KP community case managers.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a relevant Degree in Counselling, Social Work, Nursing or any other related course.
  • 2 years previous experience in an OSS
  • Experience in counselling and referral.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), presentation skills.
  • Must have a continuous drive for learning and knowledge sharing.
  • Must possess excellent report writing and data interpretation skills.
  • Candidates should be experienced in donor-funded projects and advocacy skills.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database.
  • Multitask and work with minimal supervision.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Finance & Admin Officer

Ref No.: sfh-93932
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, and Oyo States (1 position each)
Job type: Full-time
Category: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for all matters related to the finance, operations, and administration of the state office.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure compliance and consistency with the organization’s policies and procedures, as well as compliance with the terms and conditions of the agreements with the donor’s best practices.
  • Timely review and processing of all vendor payments
  • Timely review of CBOs disbursement request and reported expenditure
  • Record and account daily transactions on SAP and ensure accuracy and completeness of required files and supporting documentation that serves as evidence of transactions.
  • Process cash disbursements in accordance with financial management policies and established approval levels.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for the state containing budget to actual expenditure information (variance analysis).
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations of state project bank account.
  • Responsible for procurement activities within the state in accordance with the organization’s procurement policy.
  • Prepare and submit reports and tax filings in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Aid program staff in office and project budget preparation.
  • Responsible for all matters related to the operations and administration of state office.
  • Manage assets within the state (CBOs and state office) to ensure adequate maintenance.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Accounting from a recognized institution
  • 2 years post NYSC experience, in a similar position

Skills and Competency required:

  • Good understanding of fundamental accounting principles
  • Fair understanding of Global Fund donor’s financial guidelines and rules
  • Must be computer literate
  • Good analytical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion

Compensation & Benefits

  • The compensation package for this positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
  • SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist – OSS

Req ID: sfh-01175
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, and Kebbi States (1 position each)
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • The functionality and operation of these OSS is dependent on a comprehensive laboratory services which would in turn require trained Medical Laboratory Scientists to manage and provide the necessary quality laboratory services.
  • The Medical Laboratory Scientist would be responsible for conducting all laboratory tests and related services at the OSS in line with good clinical laboratory practice.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provision of timely and quality laboratory and HIV Testing Services to ensure comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment among Key Populations.
  • Maintain a robust Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and timely reporting of laboratory activities to SFH.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from projects related to laboratory component of HIV comprehensive services for Key populations.
  • Interface with external stakeholders in the state on laboratory matters and support in building a resilient system for sustainable laboratory system strengthening.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Must possess a minimum three (3) years post NYSC experience.
  • Experience in phlebotomy and sample analysis (e.g. blood, stool, sputum)
  • Experience in implementation and administration of the National Integrated Sample Referral Network (NISRN) policies, objectives, and goals.
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, or Malaria programs.
  • Knowledge of Polymerase Chain Reaction equipment for viral load and Early Infants’ Diagnosis, and GeneXpert machine is desirable
  • Knowledge of all basic laboratory techniques and quality control systems
  • Knowledgeable in laboratory information management system
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and techniques on haematology, chemical pathology, serology, and microbiology as it relates to HIV/AIDS and TB program

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent skills in Good Clinical Laboratory Practice.
  • Experience in sample referral and result tracking.
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), presentation skills.
  • S/He must be attuned to and be comfortable with the culture/traditions of the people.
  • Candidates should be able to communicate proficiently in the dominant language of the region.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets, and database
  • Multitask and work with minimal supervision.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Clinical Supervisor

Requisition ID: sfh-97137
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto & Kebbi (1 position each)
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the management of Antiretroviral Therapy services through the provision of clinical services.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provide ART services to Key Populations in line with current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and national guidelines (# of KPs on ART)
  • Provide PrEP for eligible Key Populations in line with the national PrEP guidelines (# of KPs on PrEP)
  • Supervises the cART team to ensure high quality ART service delivery in the community according to the current National guideline (# of outreaches conducted by cART team, # of KPs on ART by the cART team)
  • Coordinate monthly review of OSS clinical operations and achievement using data generated from preceding month. (Report of monthly review meetings).

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Medical Degree (MBBS, MBChB, or MBBCh) from a recognized institution
  • Possession of an advanced degree/education in a Public Health, or HIV related field would be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of the vision 95-95-95 UNAIDS strategy.
  • Two years’ post NYSC experience in the direct provision of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) services according to National guideline, the use of VL result to monitor PLHIV treatment outcome in an integrated community health center setting according to national guideline.
  • Familiarity with community and facility based HTS, treatment and retention strategies.
  • Knowledge of current national and global HIV treatment standards and licensure requirements.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian current National guidelines for HIV prevention, treatment, and care.
  • Familiarity and Proficiency in the completion of all National patient management monitoring (PMM) tools during service provision.
  • Proven ability to work in a team with people of different cultural, religious background, lifestyles, and sexual orientation.

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Good relationship management/ advocacy skills
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook among other
  • Must possess good data analysis, report writing, interpretation, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership/mentoring skills, supervisory and good interpersonal skills
  • Patient counselling
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a good listener that is easy to talk to.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist – cART Team

Req ID: sfh-93636
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, and Oyo States (1 position each)
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • The Medical Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for conducting all laboratory and Point-of-care tests and related services in the community in line with good clinical laboratory practice.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provision of timely and quality laboratory and HIV Testing Services to ensure comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment among Key Populations.
  • Maintain a robust Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and timely reporting of laboratory activities to SFH.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learnt from projects related to laboratory component of HIV comprehensive services for Key populations.
  • Collection of samples, transport, track and retrieval of viral load, and Gene Xpert results from referral laboratories.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Must possess a minimum three (3) years post NYSC experience.
  • Experience in implementation and administration of the National Integrated Sample Referral Network (NISRN) policies, objectives, and goals.
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria programs.
  • Knowledge of Polymerase Chain Reaction equipment for viral load and Early Infants’ Diagnosis, and GeneXpert machine is desirable
  • Knowledge of all basic laboratory techniques and quality control systems
  • Knowledgeable in laboratory information management system
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and techniques on haematology, chemical pathology, serology, and microbiology as it relates to HIV/AIDS and TB program.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent skills in Good Clinical Laboratory Practice.
  • Experience in sample referral and result tracking.
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), presentation skills.
  • S/He must be attuned to and be comfortable with the culture/traditions of the people.
  • Candidates should be able to communicate proficiently in the dominant language of the region.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using intermediate-level office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets, and database
  • Multitask and work with minimal supervision.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Pharmacist – cART Team

Requisition ID: sfh – 94957
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau and Oyo (1 position each)
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the provision of Community Antiretroviral Therapy services through the provision of pharmaceutical services in the communities.
  • The successful candidate will be part of a 3-man Community ART Response Team (cART)

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Delivery of quality antiretroviral therapy (ART) services, through ensuring an efficient supply of medicines and delivering client-oriented services to promote appropriate use.
  • Excellent delivery of pharmaceutical care and uninterrupted supply of anti-retroviral drugs and other relevant medications.
  • Ensure that the project maintains Good Pharmacy Practice and Standards during community outreaches.
  • Inventory management and reporting of all health commodities dispensed during health outreaches.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a University Degree in Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Services / Doctor of Pharmacy) from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in public health programs, with a focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
  • Must possess a proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and implementing health projects conducted with disease control programmes in low-income countries.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the ART regime and current global/national guidelines for dispensing ARV.

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Patient counselling
  • Adherence to professional ethics
  • Accuracy in dealing with prescription.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist

Req ID: sfh-27356
Locations:  Abuja
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (30 months)

Job Profile

  • The role will be responsible for supervising and managing the provision of Pharmaceutical services in the One Stop Shops (OSS).
  • S/he will also oversee the development and coordination of commodity procurement and supply chain key performance indicators and systems.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Coordination of Pharmacists in the OSS to ensure provision of Pharmaceutical care for HIV prevention, care and treatment among Key Population to ensure the continuum of care as it relates to UNAIDS 95:95:95 and monitoring of Pharmacovigilance activities.
  • Coordinate and oversee the entire Procurement and Supply chain activities for the grant from product selection, quantification, procurement of essential health commodities, warehousing, last mile delivery and reconciliation across the supply chain to avoid any stock outs and provide timely reports to the Principal Recipient, Project Management team and other National Partners.
  • Provide technical support in the areas of inventory management, LMIS, product selection, quantification, procurement of health and non-health commodities, warehousing, last mile delivery and reconciliation across the supply chain and ensure adequate reporting to the project management team.
  • Serve as the pharmacovigilance officer of the grant responsible for monitoring and reporting the effectiveness and any adverse effects or side effects experienced by patients on ARVs and other medications.
  • Ensure adequate documentation of patient per regimen report of the grant.
  • Actively liaise with primary recipient’s PSM specialist represent SFH in the National HIV/AIDs Procurement and Supply Chain related meetings while engaging with NPSCMP, relevant National PSM TWGs/Committee and responsible for liaising with Stakeholders like NASCP, NACA, NAFDAC, PRs, and other National programs to achieve set National and donor Supply Chain Management targets.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a University Degree in Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Services / Doctor of Pharmacy) with Master’s in Public Health or Logistics Management from recognised institutions.
  • Minimum of 6 years post NYSC professional experience.
  • Should also possess at least 4 years’ experience in Supply chain management in a donor funded program with focus on HIV/AIDS Programme.
  • Knowledge of Global Fund operations and Global Health Initiatives.
  • Knowledge of Programme management including conceptualization, budget design, implementation, and evaluation with experience in KP programming as an added advantage.
  • Having interpretive (quantitative and qualitative) understanding of Behavioural Change Communication particularly as it relates to HIV and public health in general.
  • Understanding of HIV/AIDS Product, Commodity management including supply chain management and quality issues.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the ART regime and current global/national guidelines for dispensing ARV.

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Project Management
  • Understanding of product / commodity Supply chain Management
  • Knowledge of good procurement practices
  • Knowledge of the national HIV prevention and treatment guideline
  • Knowledge of HIV pharmacovigilance
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Relationship with co-workers and team spirit
  • Problem solving and analytical ability.
  • Good relationship management/ advocacy skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership / mentoring skills, supervisory and good interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Attention to detail.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Pharmacist – OSS

Requisition ID: sfh – 67387
Locations:  Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo, Jigawa, Sokoto, and Kebbi States (1 position each)
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the management of Antiretroviral Therapy services through the provision of pharmaceutical services in the One Stop Shop.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Delivery of quality antiretroviral therapy (ART) services, through ensuring an efficient supply of medicines and delivering client-oriented services to promote appropriate use.
  • Manage the Pharmacy Unit to ensure excellent delivery of pharmaceutical care and uninterrupted supply of anti-retroviral drugs and other relevant medications.
  • Ensure that the project maintains good Pharmacy practice and standards in clinical service delivery.
  • Inventory management and reporting of all health commodities in the OSS.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a University Degree in Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Services/Doctor of Pharmacy) from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in public health programs, with a focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
  • Must possess a proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and implementing health projects conducted with disease control programmes in low-income countries.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the ART regime and current global/national guidelines for dispensing ARV.

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Patient counselling
  • Adherence to professional ethics
  • Accuracy in dealing with prescription.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.

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

How to Apply
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Job Title: Technical Laboratory Specialist

Req ID: sfh-07155
Locations:  Abuja
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (30 months)

Job Profile

  • The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating laboratory services and HIV Testing Services across the seven One Stop Shops (OSS) and target population.
  • S/he will be responsible for the designing, planning, implementation oversight, monitoring, reporting and documentation of performance, as well as provision of technical assistance to field staff and quality assurance management for the capacity building, and laboratory systems strengthening for HIV services and related laboratory activities.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Manage and control all laboratory services under the project to ensure quality and comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment among Key Populations and attainment of UNAIDS 95:95:95 goal.
  • Coordinate and provide professional expertise on all issues related to medical laboratory practices within the project and serve as the primary point of contact with internal and external stakeholders providing briefings, updates, and achievements of project goals. Provide oversight, supervision and mentoring to OSS and community ART laboratory staff.
  • Maintain a robust Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the project for quality decision making. Review existing indicators and LIMS tools to fill out the identified gaps for a holistic information and ensure that the tools align with the national tool and as well unique for KP programming.
  • Ensure SOPs, Laboratory manuals, guidelines and forms are available and are appropriately utilized at OSS, DICs, and during community ART activities.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science from a recognised institution.
  • 6 years’ post-NYSC progressive Medical Laboratory Science experience which includes at least 3 years in HIV comprehensive program.
  • Additional 3 years’ experience in key population programming is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ professional experience in Laboratory Logistics Information Management System.
  • Detailed knowledge of Quality Management System in medical laboratory services is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of the public health laboratory systems, national laboratory network, national integrated sample referral network and laboratory system strengthening in Nigeria is required.
  • Good working knowledge of overall administrative requirements in development and support of grants, contracts, including sound managerial knowledge and understanding of project management, people, and budget management.
  • Excellent knowledge laboratory information management, laboratory logistics, data quality assessment, data triangulation, report writing and presentation.

Skills and Competency Required:

  • Knowledge of Laboratory Quality Assurance.
  • Health system strengthening skills including technical skills in service delivery in comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment and care and general health care provision Communication skills.
  • Knowledge of HIV epidemiology and global trends with emphasis on key population program in Nigeria situational analysis.
  • Relationship with co-workers and team spirit
  • Problem solving and analytical ability.
  • Good relationship management/ advocacy skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership/mentoring skills, supervisory and good interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Attention to detail.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 23rd June, 2021.

Note

  • 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.