Vacancy for Deputy National Team Leader – Technical at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) a leading non-governmental public health organization in Nigeria which is charged with the role of implementing programmes in malaria prevention, and treatment, new-born, and child health care is in need of a Deputy National Team Leader – Technical.

We operate in good 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 applications from Interested and qualified candidates to fill in the below position.

Deputy National Team Leader – Technical

Job Specification

Job ID: sfh-44535
Location: Kano
Employment type: Full-time
Category: Programs

Job Profile

The role holder is highly charged with the duty of providing the technical leadership and strategic direction of a maternal as well as the child health programme and to render maximum help to the National Team Leader so that they can achieve the programme goals.

Role holder must always ensure that all development and implementation of activities as per work plan Programme coordination and management arrangements at the State level between the consortium members are well achieved.

Also, he shall be responsible for overseeing the rigorous Internal Technical review processes, budgets, the technical unit and its outputs, regularly liaising with state teams Leaders (STLs) and helping to develop overall strategies, work plans and ensuring quality coordination among advisers.

Applicant for Deputy National Team Leader – Technical shall endeavour to provide adequate technical direction for implementation of all output strategies.

Shall be responsible of coordinating all technical units and advisers to ensure integration at all levels (federal and state)

Must appropriately ensure a stabilized integration in programme planning and implementation using a one team approach which shall be well understood by all

Qualifications / Experience

Applicants for this role shall possess a Master’s Degree in Medicine or Health Sciences or it’s equivalent

Applicant must be a person who has 15+ years Health and Development experience, with at least 10 years experience as a the senior manager

Applicant for Deputy National Team Leader – Technical must have a sound knowledge of all health programmes in Nigeria

Must be well familiar with the DFID policies and regulations

Must have good and sound knowledge of project management and budget management.

Compensation & Benefits

The compensation package allocated for this position is an attractive and is designed in such a manner to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals to work hard.

Application Closing Date: 6th May, 2023.

Method of Application

All Interested and qualified candidates who meet the requirements for the Deputy National Team Leader – Technical should Click on Apply Here to fill the spaces then click on submit.


  • In this organisation all applications will be treated in confidence.
  • Interested candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • Also, SFH is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply as we do not discriminate genders.
  • We look forward to accept applicants who will love to apply for their interest in working with SFH, however be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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