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 poisition below:
Job Title: Community Mobilisation Assistant
Req ID: sfh-70852 Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Reporting to the Community Mobilisation Advisor, this position supports in mobilising civil society coordinating, monitoring and supervising the project community activities in the states in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in the TB programme implementation.
The position also works closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.
Nursing or Biological Science, Mass Communication or related degree.
Minimum of 3 years work experience in public health and health systems programs with some experience implementing TB programmes.
Knowledge of local South-West Nigeria communities, demand creation for TB services and Programme management
Experience promoting public-private partnerships. Experience working with PPMVs, CPs, private clinics and public sector health providers
2 years’ experience in advocacy, community and social mobilization.
Experience with DOTS Expansion and Enhancement activities
Sound knowledge of local language
Experienced in engaging with non-traditional partners, social networks, socio/political and youth movements to promote social change.
Skills and competencies:
High level of integrity
Excellent project management and emotional intelligence
Key population programming skills
Behaviour change communication experience
Excellent report writing skills
Coordination and Team Building skills
Good interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint