The PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF NIGERIA (PPFN) is a national non-governmental organization promoting Reproductive Health (RH) in Nigeria. As a full member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), PPFN has expanded the scope of its programs beyond family planning to cover broad reproductive health, emphasizing the needs of adolescents and young people and safe motherhood. PPFN seeks suitably qualified internal and external candidates for the following vacant positions:
POSITION: PROGRAMME OFFICER
LOCATION: NHQ, ABUJA (REF: PONHQ2018)
The purpose of this position is to provide support in the coordination, planning, development and implementation of Integrated Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RH/FP) projects.
BA/B.Sc Public Health or Social Sciences or equivalent.
Five years relevant work experience including not less than three years in an NGO (preferably in SRH).
Excellent contextual, analytical, writing and oral communication skills.
Team playing qualities/experience.
Familiarity with key national and international implementing, support and donor organizations in SRH.
Computer literacy skills such as Microsoft Packages (excel, word, access), SPSS, Epi-info, etc.
Sensitive and caring but firm and decisive in managing junior-level staff.
Strong knowledge of NGO operations particularly those in reproductive health including family planning, maternal and child health, sexual health and women development, program development and management.
Familiarity with varied socio-cultural issues as they relate to SRH in the country and sensitive to cross-cultural issues and concerns,
Membership of relevant professional associations.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Suitably qualified persons are invited to send in their one page letter of application indicating the position applied and justification for their applications, comprehensive career resume (not more than 5 pages) and personal contact address (not post office box address please) not later than one week of this publication (12 December, 2018) (quoting position reference) to:
The Executive Director
Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria
4, Baltic Crescent off Danube Street
All applicants are advised to forward their applications to the appropriate email below against the position applied for:
Programme Officer, NHQ Abuja PONHQ2018 Ponhq2018@ppfn.org
Each applicants is advised to access “Applicant’s Forms 1 and 2” from the PPFN website (www.ppfh.org), download, fill and submit along with his or her application to the respective position email address as indicated above.
PPFN subscribes to all best practices when working with children and vulnerable adults and advocates that they (children and vulnerable adults) should be treated with respect regardless of their race, colour, gender, language, religion, opinions, nationality, ethnicity, social origin, property, disability or other status.
PPFN does not discriminate on grounds of race, creed, ethnic origin, political belief, gender, disability, age, education or social status especially in applications for membership, providing information or services, in recruiting staff, or in any other aspect of PPFN’s work and in the pursuit of its objects”. Female applicants are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.