PROGRAM OFFICER-SOCIAL SERVICES AND SUB POPULATION CARE, PROGRAM OFFICER-HES/PPP AT ASSOCIATION FOR REPRODUCTIVE AND FAMILY HEALTH

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VACANCIES: PROGRAM OFFICER-SOCIAL SERVICES AND SUB POPULATION CARE, PROGRAM OFFICER-HES/PPP

ASSOCIATION FOR REPRODUCTIVE AND FAMILY HEALTH (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position in a newly awarded USAID funded OVC project: Integrated Child Health and Social Services Award in Lagos State. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. All the vacancies are in the Lagos Office.

POSITION: PROGRAM OFFICER-SOCIAL SERVICES & SUB POPULATION CARE (PO-SS&SPC) – 1 POSITION

The PO-SS&SPC. Reports to the State Program Manager will assist in direct management and coordination of all project activities in the state, in line with the project implementation plan. He/she will assist in ensuring that all project activities in project state meet effective programming standards and best practices established by ARFH, USAID PEPFAR and the Nigerian Government especially the Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. He/she will assist in strengthening technical capacity of CBOs, LGAs and State in OVC programming, service provision and governance as well as provide guidance on referrals for the uptake of services and participate actively in referral coordination meetings. 100% of his/her time per annum is chargeable to the project.

QUALIFICATION:

A Degree in Medical Field, Social Sciences or related disciplines with at least 4years cognate experience, which must include at least 2 years in Programming for OVC, and sub granting to CBOs. Also, preferred are knowledge of health programs with the Nigeria public sector, health system, NGOs/CBOs and collaborative relationship and liaison with community leaders. An MPH is an added advantage.

POSITION: PROGRAM OFFICER-HES/PPP (PO-H/P)-1 POSITION

The Program Officer-HES/PPP, reports to the State Program Manager will assist in programming for Vulnerable Children, and their Families through Household economic strengthening activities, Graduation Transitioning of eligible enrollees and establishing public- private partnership (PPP). Fashion out market oriented strategies to ensure sustainability of livelihood gains, including; private sector demand-driven job creation, enterprise devel­opment, financial education, value chain linkages and appropriate savings, VSLA, credit & insurance services for various age groups. 100% of his/her time per annum is chargeable to the project.

QUALIFICATION:

A Degree in Economics, Social Sciences or related disciplines with at least 4 years cognate experience, which must include at least 2 years in Household Economic Strengthening of Vulnerable Families and financial litera­cy activities. Also, preferred are knowledge of health programs within the Nigeria public sector, health system, NGOs/CBOs and collaborative relationship and liaison with community leaders. An MPH is added advantage. Familiarity with local tradition and language is highly desirable.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicants should complete the online form at http://bit.ly/ARFHjobs and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to pro-grams@arfh-ng.org on/or before Friday 3 January, 2020. Details of specific job responsibilities can be found on www.arfh-ng.org/jobs.

Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).