Vacancies at The Centre for Family Health Initiative (CFHI)

Centre for Family Health Initiative (CFHI) is a non-political, non-religious, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion of health and protection of the well-being of families in Africa. Driven by a vision of Healthy Families; Healthy Societies, CFHI’s mission is to develop a safe and accommodating society for all, through community driven and family centered health interventions, socio-economic empowerment, research, and policy development.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Communication Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, support, and promote CFHI organization goals, including message development, social media content creation and media outreach.
  • Develop and disseminate public relations materials that increase CFHI visibility among stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists, bloggers, investors, and customer audience that will help advance CFHI’s work.
  • Design infographics, newsletters, annual reports, proposals, brochures, and any other documentary.
  • Publish CFHI’s work online; e-mail copy, infographics, video scripts, social media posts and other content.
  • Hardware repairs
  • Update CFHI’s website regularly.
  • Produce a monthly newsletter covering CFHI’s work in the head office at Abuja, and in other states where it operates.
  • Identify target audiences and create strategies to effectively engage them.
  • Ensure digital marketing content aligns with CFHI brand’s identity and message and assist with marketing campaigns as needed.
  • Provide editing quality assurance for all CFHI’s IEC materials to ensure written text is free of errors.

Others:

  • Select and work with external vendors, including graphic designers and printers and liaise with relevant print and news media to cover relevant CFHI’s programs
  • Actively participate in the implementation of project activities where your specialized strategic information and communication skills are relevant.
  • Ensure all staff systems are always in good condition.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Director or her Designee.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social / Health Science, Information Communications Technology, Public Administration, Mass Communication, Health Communication, or any related discipline.
  • Experience in graphic designs, photography, and videography.
  • Advanced skill with technologies and software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Advanced skills in graphic designs especially Corel draw and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Expertise with clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • 2-3 years of experience in writing and editing content for digital and print.
  • Demonstrated skills in documentary and online research.
  • Experience working and reporting on results for donor funded public health projects.

Key Competencies
Candidate must have:

  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Experience in dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication.
  • Basic knowledge of computer hardware.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to repair computer hardware (Added advantage).
  • Experience in graphic designs and videography, and content development.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and adept at cross-functional collaboration.

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Officer (Nutrition, Health, Care and Support)

Location: Owerri, Imo
Employment Type: Full-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure 100% of HIV infected children on CFHI Care and treatment portfolio in target LGAs are enrolled in the 4GATES OVC program.
  • Direct community volunteers /case managers towards overall technical quality – including adherence to technical standards, best practices, and donor guidelines for all HIV Prevention Care & Support activities of the project.
  • In collaboration with community volunteers /case managers, implement evidence-based health and nutrition interventions to indigent households by responding to identified prioritized health, nutrition, and PSS needs.
  • Work with community volunteers /case managers in using national guidelines wherever possible to provide vulnerable households with access to quality healthcare, nutrition, and PSS.
  • Provide health and nutrition training and supervision to all relevant staff and CVs.
  • Conduct IYCF training and collaborate with community volunteers /case managers to implement relevant activities
  • Contribute to the documentation and dissemination of project efforts, achievements, lessons learned and innovations within the 4GATES OVC Program
  • Ensure timely preparation of high-quality training and meeting reports.
  • Contributes to the development of monthly, quarterly, and annual work-plans Supervision and Mentoring
  • Contributes to the development of daily, weekly and monthly reports.

Others:

  • Provide regular supportive supervision to the community volunteers /case managers to ensure the achievement of expected results.
  • Represent the CSO in external technical meetings, conferences, and workshops related to HIV Prevention Care & Support
  • Liaise and coordinate with other HIV Prevention Care & Support actors, including LG SACA, PHCs, PMTCT sites, TBAs and other NGOs, learning institutions and civil society actors to promote synergy, share lessons learned and avoid duplication.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • BSc in a relevant health degree and a minimum of 2-3 years technical experience with community-level HIV Prevention, Care & Support programs
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with government and community volunteers /case managers as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training, and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
  • Experience in supporting HIV Testing and Counselling programs in health facilities, mobile units, and community outreaches
  • Good knowledge of the Government of Nigeria HIV Care and Treatment guidelines (Paediatric & Adult)
  • Familiarity with the terrain
  • Familiarity with OVC programming and principles.

Key Competencies
Candidate must have:

  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and adept at cross-functional collaboration.
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to multitask.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Cover Letter and CV to: [email protected] The subject of the email should be the Job Title and Applicant Full Name

 

Application Deadline  1st February, 2021.

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