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Technical Director at Society for Family Health (SFH)

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 Title: Technical Director

Ref No: sfh-76605
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract Duration: Fixed Term

Job Profile

  • The GC7 Technical Director will provide strategic leadership, technical guidance, and oversight to all HIV-related thematic areas both at the HQ and states, ensuring high-quality implementation, adherence to best practices and guidelines, and achievement of GC7 programmatic goals.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Strategic Planning: Develop and implement strategic plans for GC7 HIV grant aligned with SFH goals and global best practices.
  • Technical Leadership: The Technical Director will provide technical expertise in HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support staff both at the HQ and state, ensuring adherence to evidence-based interventions and approaches.
  • Programme Management: The Technical Director will Oversee the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the GC7 grant, ensuring compliance with national guidelines and PR/donor requirements.
  • Capacity Building: The Technical Director will Lead capacity-building efforts for staff and partners both at the HQ and state offices on HIV-related topics, promoting knowledge transfer and skill development.
  • Partnerships and Collaboration: The Technical Director will foster collaborations with governmental stakeholders both at the HQ and state level, other implementing partners, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders to enhance programme effectiveness and sustainability.
  • Research and Innovation: The Technical Director will stay abreast of emerging trends, research, and innovations in HIV/AIDS, integrating new findings into programme strategies where relevant.
  • Quality Assurance: The Technical Director will establish and maintain quality assurance systems for HIV services, ensuring adherence to standards, protocols and guidelines.
  • Reporting and Documentation: The Technical Director will prepare comprehensive reports, documentation, and presentations for internal and external stakeholders, highlighting programme achievements and challenges.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Advanced Degree in Public Health, Medicine, or a related field.
  • 12- 15 years’ experience in managing HIV programmes, preferably in HIV prevention treatment and Care among diverse groups including General Population and Key Population
  • In-depth knowledge of HIV/AIDS programming, including best practices, global guidelines, and current trends.
  • Experience in grant management, budgeting and donor reporting.

Skills and competencies:

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders and foster partnerships.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and data analysis tools.

Other Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel occasionally, as needed.
  •  Adherence to the organization’s code of conduct and values.

Application Closing Date
26th December, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online