Civil Society Engagement Advisor at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support, primary health care system strengthening and Maternal and Child Health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons as a result of growth in the organisation. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.Job Title: Civil Society Engagement Advisor Reference code: CSEA-Kano or CSEA LagosLocation: Kano Project: Subject to securing donor funding Duration of Contract: Full time, fixed-term contract (six years) Job ProfileThe Civil Society Engagement Advisor will take lead at ensuring optimizing civil society engagement roles, networking and alliance building, support in facilitating a participatory consultative process and developing a longer-term vision and strategy for SFH’s civil society engagement on the project.Job RoleSupport CSOs engagement and conduct effective, strategic and coordinated malaria programme advocacy and monitoring at regional and national levels, reinforcing the programmes accountability and securing leadership’s political will.Support CSOs’ increased understanding of malaria programming in attainment of health system objectives, with improved capacity and tools to participate and contribute, strengthening national, state and local level processes and the sustainability of actions.To improve dialogue among CSOs and with other implementing partners through developing more and effective communication platforms and the sharing of higher quality information.To promote behavior change among community members and service providers for the demand and supply of malaria services.

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