VACANCIES: STATE PROGRAM MANAGER-GENDER/ ADOLESCENT AND POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER-PAEDIATRIC AND MATERNAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES
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: STATE PROGRAM MANAGER-GENDER/ADOLESCENT & POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT (SPM) – 1 POSITION
The State Program Manager, reports to the Director of Programs will provide programmatic, technical and financial responsibility for state level leadership and management of and reporting on ARFH-ICHSSA program activities, making decisions and solving problems in short time-frames while ensuring operational and program quality and integrity and serving as the program’s first point of interface with USAID on routine and strategic matters. This includes ensuring effective organizational management and communication interacting with other projects, Government of Nigeria stakeholders at the National, State, and LGA levels, community and local stakeholder groups, other international implementing partners, and USG and other agencies. 100% of his/her time per annum is chargeable to the project.
A Degree in Medical Field, Social Sciences with at least 6 years cognate experience, which must include at least 3years 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: SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER-PAEDIATRIC AND MATERNAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES (SPO-P&MHS)- 1 POSITION
The SPO-P&MHS, reports to the State Program Manager. S/he will assist in direct management and coordination of all project activities in the State, in line with the project implementation plan. He/she should have experience in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care, and support of, PMTCT, HIV/TB, and OVC. Play leading roles in the timely provision of prophylaxis to HIV Exposed Infants (HEI) and uptake of TB Preventive Therapy (TPT), in addition to completion of Immunization against childhood diseases. 100% of his/her time per annum is chargeable to the project.
A Degree in Medical Field, Social Sciences or related disciplines with at least 5years cognate experience, which must include at least 2 years in providing Pediatric and Maternal Care services. Also, preferred are knowledge of health programs with the Nigeria public sector, health system, and NGOs/CBOs. An MPH is added advantage.
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 email@example.com 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).