Early Career Professionals Recruitment Programme (Legal) at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Title: 2023 Talent Pool Recruitment Programme (Legal) – Early Career Professionals

Job ID: sfh-62175
Location: Across Various Locations, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Department: Legal and Contract Unit

 About Society for Family Health (SFH): Society for Family Health (SFH) is a leading non-governmental public health organisation in Nigeria, implementing programmes in malaria prevention, and treatment, Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS treatment, primary health care system strengthening, non-communicable diseases and maternal, new-born, and child health care. SFH ignites the power of health system thinking and market shaping to transform health outcomes. An emerging Pan African organisation, we provide a partnership platform to communities, donors, the private sector and government to co-create and implement actions that create real and measurable impact at individual, family, society, and country level.

Job Requirements

  • Have graduated from the University with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in Law
  • Have completed the Nigerian Law School and called to the Nigerian Bar
  • Must have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme 
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years and maximum of 5 years post NYSC experience
  • Possession of a relevant Master’s Degree will give an added advantage
  • Have a minimum of 5 O’ level credits (including English & Mathematics) at ONE sitting
  • Show adaptability, willingness to learn new skills and commitment to exceptional delivery
  • Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Be innovative and creative
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite at the minimum. Other computer skills will be of added advantage

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent contract management skills
  • Understanding of development sector specific compliance issues
  • Understanding of statutory and regulatory compliance issues
  • Understanding of commercial business compliance issues
  • Ability to champion ethical practices in the organisation
  • Excellent ability to manage stakeholders at different levels
  • Excellent legal writing and communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills; as well analytical abilities

 How to Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons 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 and women are encouraged to apply.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2023.

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