State Technical Advisors

  • 30 Nov 2022
  • Across Various Locations
  • Full-time
  • sfh-77074


Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organization’s 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), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers, Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), Novartis NCD, among other international donors. SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.  At this time, we seek to recruit qualified persons to fill the under listed vacant positions, in response to our organizational growth.

Position: State Technical Advisers – Lagos, Borno, Yobe, Bauchi, Niger & Sokoto


Contract Duration: Ongoing

Job Profile:

Effective coordination of all activities relating to and essential for the promotion of quality service delivery in the provision of family planning services among Community Pharmacists in the State. Specifically, this position will mentor and supervise the family planning services rendered by community pharmacists ensuring they meet the national service protocol and they uphold all national quality procedures. It might entail, On-the-job training and supervision. 

Job-role: The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Lead and coordination the implementation of  IntegratE Project 2.0 activities among Community Pharmacists( CPs) and Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors ( PPMVs) his / her Focal State
  •  Lead all community level advocacies, partnership, and mobilization for effective project implementation.
  •  Lead all engagement with SMOH for policy change to create an enabling environment for project implementation
  • Support in capacity building of CPs and PPMVs in FP and PHC services and subsequent update trainings.
  •  Work with other consortium partners to provide evidence-based information to inform the design and implementation of the project.
  • Facilitate Documentation and other administrative responsibilities at the State level
  •  Provide routine monitoring and supportive supervision to ensure quality is achieved and maintained throughout the implementation of the project.



  • S/he must possess a degree in Nursing/Midwifery, Pharmacy, or any of the biological sciences.
  • A Postgraduate degree in Public Health or social works will be an advantage.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5yrs post qualification experience in program management, training and managing Family planning, Maternal and Child health programs especially among the private health Sector.
  • Proficient in provision of various FP methods especially LARC
  • Must have PHC service experience.
  • PHC and FP Service Delivery experience.


Skills and competencies: 

  • Good written and oral communication skill
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Result oriented &
  • Computer literate


Compensation & Benefits:

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

Method of Application:

Interested applicants should log on to our website at and click on vacancy, click on careers @SFH, click on the advertised job suitable to you, and you will be transferred to a new page to apply. Follow the instruction and a confirmation mail will be sent to you upon completion of your application. 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 advert will close by Wednesday, November 30, 2022. We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SFH is an equal opportunity employer.