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15 Feb 2018

Full-time Society for Family Health (SFH): Program Assistant Vacancy

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health/family planning, HIV and AIDS prevention, primary health care system strengthening and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Global Fund among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in the organisation. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

The Job : Program Assistant

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Project: Integrate Project
Duration of Contract: One (1) year fixed term

Job Profile

  • Successful candidate will provide support to the National Program Director for the Integrate Project in ensuring implementation of the programme objective and monitoring, reporting and supervision.

Job Responsibilities

  • S/He will work with SPM, Project Finance Accountants and SFH Admin to carry out the following functions.
  • S/He will prepare an agenda for quarterly review and coordination meetings and any other meetings or trainings that will be coordinated centrally from HQ and ensure the agenda is shared with all invitees and participants at least a week before the meeting.
  • S/He will liaise with HQ Admin to source for appropriate venues for all programme related meetings especially all those coordinated from the HQ and coordinate all logistics activities including reservation, airport pick up of participants etc.
  • S/He will provide notice of quarterly meetings and coordination meetings at least 2 weeks before such meetings
  • S/He will ensure that minute of quarterly review and coordination meetings are well taken and shared with all participants in a timely manner.
  • S/He will be expected to attend stakeholder’s meetings with PCN, FMOH, PSN and all other Family planning meetings to highlight project activities and participate in FP TWG meetings to represent the National Programme Manager (NPM).
  • S/He will participate in advocacy meetings and documentation.
  • S/He will support the NPM in building capacity of the new recruits and providing programme updates during orientation programmes.
  • S/He will participate in brown bag to update knowledge on the project and other FP activities
  • S/He will develop an archival system for all project documents to ensure proper storage and ease of retrieval
  • S/He will work with State programme managers to provide technical and administrative support from time to time
  • S/He will attend to other duties related to the project as may be required by the NPM


  • B. Pharm / B.Sc Biological Sciences
  • Possession of Master of Public Health or MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC working experience

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

How To Apply

Interested applicants should apply via Program Assistant – [email protected]

Applicants should forward a one-page application letter (using the position reference as the subject), addressed to the “Director, Human Resources”, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job and current remuneration and send


Applicants should send the application, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating current telephone numbers, e-mail address and contact details to the email address beside the job you are applying for.
Please include the names and contact details (including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievements.
All applications will be treated in confidence. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.
This project is subject to securing donor funding and the precise details of timelines and task are subject to change prior to project start-up.
We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Categories: Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Program Assistant jobs and Society for Family Health (SFH) jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.


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