Young Innovation Officer (Midwives / Nurses / Social Works) at Society for Family Health (SFH) – Kano

Young Innovation Officer (Midwives / Nurses / Social Works) at Society for Family Health (SFH) - Jigawa

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: Young Innovation Officer (Midwife / Nurse / Social Works)

Location: Kano
Contract Duration: Fixed Term
Category: Programs
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Profile

  • The Young Innovation Officers will support the design and state specific innovations and program adaptations at the field.
  • They will be an integral part of the multidisciplinary team to design, test and adapt.
  • Their deliverables will span Design & adaptation, Surveys, and documentation.
  • They will be supervised by the Regional Coordinators and managed by the BCC Specialist
  • They will also act as advocates for AYSRH in their states and influence policy on ASRH programming these states.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Lead / Co-ordinate the Youth – Adult partnership in the multidisciplinary team (bring in young person’s perspective) for A360 Amp design phase
  • Attend the Insight gathering workshop (Boot camp)
  • Participation in daily insight gathering and download of information and Participation in daily debrief meetings
  • Lead and Ensure visibility for the project activities in the state – routine and Special activities within SFH and with external stake holders
  • Co-ordinate the Commemoration of Special National/ World/ UN days in the states
  • Co-ordinate and document state adaptive implementation as well as learnings
  • Liaise with Regional Coordinator / PA to identify and document implementation gaps that stem from advocacy needs in the Community, L.G.A and State levels
  • Participation in synthesis workshops to identify themes / points of convergence and design opportunities
  • Leverage existing structures / systems (e.g. Conferences, TWG meetings, etc.) to facilitate a network of AYSRH youth advocates
  • Actively participate in State AYSRH meetings along with RC and PA
  • Lead Program / project Surveys and evaluations in the state: Mystery client, Client satisfaction surveys, Client Exit Interviews, Process Evaluations, PAR, Cost Evaluation, and other program Evaluation
  • Co-ordinate tracking and Reporting of referrals from all digital platforms to providers and Facilities for Counselling and/ or Services
  • Coordinate WhatsApp Group and other Digital Solution in the state/ field

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a First Degree in Nursing or Midwifery (for states), Social Sciences and Humanities, Mass communication, Digital communication for HQ.
  • Ability to multitask, mentor and work with minimal supervision
  • A minimum of one (1) year post NYSC experience in volunteering, or equivalent NGO role
  • Project implementation for service delivery
  • Basic supervision and monitoring for service delivery
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Health commodity tracking
  • Understanding of NGO space
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Knowledge of ASRH issues.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Collaboration and team work
  • Resourcefulness and creativity
  • Documentation
  • Customer focused
  • Drive for continuous growth.

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

Application Closing Date
20th December, 2022.

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


  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SFH is an equal opportunity employer.


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