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Deputy Project Lead Vacancy at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Posted on 26/03/20 8:48 by Admin
location Abuja
time Full Time
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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations 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 are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Position: Deputy Project LeadJob ID: sfh-53607Job Location: AbujaJob Type: Full TimeJob ProfileThe Deputy Project Lead will be responsible for providing oversight for the programmatic and administrative coordination of the Project strategies for implementation.S/He will support the strategic development of plans and innovative approaches to suit the local context in line with the overall project design.Job RoleDevelop work plans for key programme activities and ensure timely achievement of deliverables.Lead and participate in the process of developing evidence-based tools and materials required to implement the DISC project.Support the project team in developing the Nigerian specific strategic implementation plan in line with the overall project design.Develop an advocacy strategy for engagement with key stakeholders to leverage, disseminate project findings and overall sustainability of project approach, etc.Provide support to the marketing social media team in the deployment of the projects social media and digital mobile technology platform as required for implementation.Coordinate the field implementation approach of the project and lead the field team in achieving set deliverables.Represent the project and SFH at relevant technical working or general group meetingsCoordinate the adaptation and development of training curricula and capacity building guides for field personnel.Coordinate the supervision of field personnel to address skill and capacity gaps as well as address local challenges.To provide support for routinely conducted quality assurance activities to ensure and guide adherence to project approaches.Support the MIS team in the follow-up and tracking of project related indicators recorded at the health facility, in community, across the social media and mobile technology platforms, etc.Coordinate the timely procurement and dispatch of relevant project equipment, assets, tools and materials required for program and field implementation.Perform other programmatic, operational and admin functions as assigned by the Project Lead.Qualifications / ExperienceMust possess a degree in Health, Biological, Social Sciences. Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.Must possess a minimum of eight (8)’ experience which should include three (3)years’ experience in a  leadership responsibility in the health development sectorExperience of grants/contracts management in an NGO is an added advantage.Demonstrate leadership experience in coaching and mentoring staff.Has experience working and collaborating with government health ministries and agencies, technical and implementing partners, donor agencies, etcSkills and competency required:Good program management skillsProblem-solving and innovation skillsGood interpersonal relationship skillsExcellent report writing skillsGood leadership and coordination skillsGood interpersonal communication skillsProficiency in MS Word and ExcelHigh level of integrity.

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