State Programme Manager (SPM) Vacancy at Society for Family Health 2023

The Society for Family Health happens to be a leading non-governmental public health organization in Nigeria that is highly charged with the responsibility of implementing several programmes in malaria prevention, and treatment, new-born, and child health care is in need of a State Programme Manager.

We the SFH operates in sound partnership with the MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation, Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Global Fund among other international donors to ensure maximum cooperation.

We are accepting requests from Interested and qualified candidates to fill in the below available position in the organization.

State Programme Manager

Job Specification

Job ID: sfh-33293
Locations: Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa and Nasarawa
Employment type: Full-time
Category: Programs

Job Profile

The State Programme Manager absorbed after recruitment exercise will have to see to the overall responsibility of project activities, including management of project staff and liaison with stakeholders at the state level.

Role Holder will also be charged with the responsibility for coordinating the provision of all communication, community mobilisation and demand creation roles as well as to ensure achievement of programme deliverables.

Job Role

The State Programme Manager shall have to handle all project coordination and implementation processes

The Role Holder shall have to lead and manage processes of a strategic advocacy plans by the organisation

Shall also handle all strategic Technical Assistance to government agencies for Health Systems Strengthening

Qualifications / Experience

The State Programme Manager applicants must possess a First Degree in Sciences, Arts, or related field of study. Having a Master’s Degree in Public Health, policy or related fields will be essential to this position (shall be seen as an added advantage)

Role Holder must possess a minimum of five (5) years post-NYSC working experience in health and family planning programmes in a reputable organization.

Applicants must have a sound technical knowledge and understanding of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health policies and programming in Nigeria and be comfortable with working with a range of stakeholders.

The State Programme Manager must be good in data management and reporting skills.

Also S/He must have a good and outstanding creativity in writing skills to write and develop success stories and human- interest stories.

Compensation & Benefits

The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to motivate, attract, give nice incentives to the retained State Programme Manager who at the end of the recruitment exercise shall be absorbed

Application Closing Date: 5th May, 2023.

Method of Application

All Interested and qualified candidates who meet the requirements for the State Programme Managers should Click on Apply Here to fill the spaces then click on submit after which you wait for an email indicating the date for your interview and test.


  • In this organisation all Health Systems Strengthening Specialist applications will be treated in confidence.
  • Candidates who do not meet the above mentioned requirements need not apply as the organisation works with laid down rules.
  • Also, SFH is an equal opportunity employer of which women are encouraged to apply as we do not discriminate genders.
  • We look forward to receiving applications from qualified and interested Individuals who has Interest in working with SFH. Nevertheless, be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further procedures

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