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Compliance Officer at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organizations in Nigeria, implementing programs in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, and 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), the 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 Title: Compliance Officer

Job ID.: sfh-96019
Location: Abuja
Employment type: Full-time
Department: Programs

Job Profile

  • The Compliance Officer will be critical part of the Legal/Contract and Compliance department of SFH.
  • S/He will work with other Compliance Officers, Project and departmental Leads to ensure compliance with all internal policies, donor rules and regulations, Laws, contractual obligations as well as standards necessary for implemented projects.
  • S/He will work to ensure the SFH works within the boundaries of applicable laws, regulations, ethical guidelines, and industry standards.
  • S/He will conduct risk assessments to identify and mitigate risks to SFH.
  • S/He will review and raise compliance terms and obligations for SFH Nigeria and its Country Platforms in line with donor, legal, regulatory, and other contractual requirements. He/she will ensure that compliance obligations are properly tracked and shared with relevant stakeholders.
  • S/He will monitor the progress made by various projects and departments toward meeting their compliance objectives.
  • S/He will provide compliance advice and feedback on relevant matters as required by SFH.
  • S/He will participate in updating the SFH corporate compliance register. S/He will lead in conducting compliance trainings and updating donor compliance platforms and tools.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Develop compliance tracking tools for Projects, departments and SFH generally.
  • Deploy compliance tools, identify risks, report, and develop mitigation strategies systematically and efficiently.
  • Complete and regularly update donor compliance platforms and tools during proposal, implementation and at end of Projects.
  • Conduct due diligence using SFH tools in addition to search online and in another resource.
  • Train staff and partners on compliance requirements and revise procedures to meet needs.
  • Conduct reviews and ensure SFH and its Partners are working in line ethical, regulatory and sector requirements.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned.

Qualifications / Experience
Minimum Qualification:

  • A minimum of a First Degree in Law, Accounting, Social or Medical Sciences is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience working in a structured organization and undertaking audit or compliance functions.

Other Qualifications and Experience:

  • Excellent working knowledge of technology including MS Word, Excel and other tools.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Proven networking, communications, and partnership-building skills.

Skills and Competencies required:

  • Technology proficiency
  • Good knowledge of relevant laws and regulations
  • Ethical decision-making ability
  • Attention to detail


  • Collaboration and relationship-building
  • Accountability and honesty
  • Excellent analytical and logical reasoning
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skill
  • Good problem-solving ability

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online