Project Officer at the Society for Family Health

posted on: 08 Jun, 2020.
Project Officer (based in Kano) at Society for Family Health

Job Summary
Employee handling this position will support the coordination of field level activities, documentation/information management.

Job Responsibilities
Employee will be primarily responsible for:
  • Compiling and documenting important program documents such as; agreements, budget utilization reports, DIPs, annual and/or quarterly plans, respective reports from CSO offices and to the donor, communication letters, meeting minutes etc.
  • Supporting the coordination of all project activities in the state in line with the project implementation plan.
  • Participating in development, management, and review of CSO's program activities.
  • Coordinating the planning of technical workshops and training for capacity building to CSO's and other stakeholders.
  • Providing support to the technical team and ensure effective service delivery to OVC and their households.
  • Updating and managing the activity log and events calendar.
  • Assisting in managing the Resource Center.
  • Disseminating formal communications to staff as directed by Line Manager.
  • Providing support on programmatic issues and highly involved in the implementation process.
  • Any other duties assigned by the line manager.

  • Qualification/Requirements
    1. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Health-related discipline or the Social Sciences with 2-3 years post- NYSC qualification experience working in a non-governmental organization.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of PEPFAR management and reporting procedures.
    3. A minimum of three (3) years of specialized experience in implementing or providing support to orphans and vulnerable children project, which must be inclusive of least two (2) years' experience in strengthening service delivery projects; performance and quality improvement; monitoring and evaluation.
    4. Proven track record working with CSOs and attending to their needs.
    5. Ability to manage competing priorities effectively in a constantly changing environment, meet deadlines, and work calmly under pressure.
    6. He/She must be able to write and speak the local language of the state of intervention (Hausa).

    Skills & Competence Requirements
  • Good Analytical skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to multiple tasks
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Documentation/Information Management skills

  • About the Company
    Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria's largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako (late), Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti (late), Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. <>

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    Location: Kano
    Deadline: Wed, 17 Jun, 2020

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