Hiring Organisation: Society for Family Health (SFH)
Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey.
Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.
Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours.
About Adolescents 360 Amplify Project (A360-A)
The project aims to build on the innovative approaches of the Adolescents 360 in designing programs to improve the sexual and reproductive health of adolescent girls aged 15 – 19, primarily through increasing voluntary use of modern contraceptives in three (3) African countries.
The purpose of Adolescents 360 Amplify is to build on the successes of Adolescents 360 used to break down barriers to adolescent access and use of contraception while increasing the voluntary use of modern contraceptives among adolescent girls aged 15 – 19 years in 10 Nigerian states.
The project intends to use a replicable Human-Centered Design (HCD), Youth Engagement fused with Developmental Neuroscience and Anthropology that allows us to understand how the interplay of adolescent development (biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and sexual), culture and sexual norms affects Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) behavior.
This position will be responsible for supporting the design and state-specific innovations in the field.
They will also support the BCC Specialist to collate human interest stories, success stories, and best practices of all A360 A interventions from the states.
They will also act as advocates for AYSRH in their states and influence policy on AYSRH programming in these states.
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
Strengthen programs through youth-adult partnerships.
Provide and encourage multiple opportunities for youths to develop, master, and apply critical skills gained from the A360 A project.
Support the design and state-specific innovations in the field.
Support the BCC Specialist to collate human interest stories, success stories, and best practices of all A360 A interventions from the states.
Act as advocates for AYSRH in their states and influence policy on AYSRH programming these states
Build the capacity of youths to become advocates for adolescent sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) while also encouraging their parent organizations to adopt the A360 approach.
Must possess OND, HND, or BSc in Science, Arts, Social Science or related fields
Must possess a minimum of 1-year experience in a similar field
Must possess knowledge of computer applications, MS Office package.
Must be aged between 18- 28 years.
Experience in human-centered Design is an added advantage.
Skills and Competencies Required:
Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft packages especially excel
Proficient in reading and generating reports from data
Can speak some local language in the state of implementation
Very good interpersonal communication skills
Ability to Multitask and work with minimal supervision.