Position: Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Specialist
Job Location: Kathmandu
The overall responsibility of Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Specialist is to lead and manage SBCC program planning, design, implementation and monitoring of SBCC activities including digital solutions. S/he will also be responsible for leading and coordinating for documentation and dissemination of knowledge products including newsletter, good practice and success stories for replication and scaling up by other stakeholders in Nepal.
S/he will work closely with MPHD staff and partners using structured HCD techniques to elicit adolescent family planning needs and expectations from the primary audiences. S/he will lead and coordinate the adaptation and/or development of provider-focused behavior change programs, making sure that approaches and tools represent state-of-the-art practices. This will include coordination with professional associations, as appropriate. In addition, S/he will also be responsible for assessing the existing demand generation activities that could be leveraged to accelerate or strengthen the delivery of MPHD Nepal outcomes, coordinating the adaptation or design, development and implementation of a demand generation module, tools and materials as required.
S/he will also provide technical assistance to the partners to develop SBCC implementation plan, execute them effectively and monitor them in and around MPHD Nepal project areas. S/he in close coordination with M&E team will adapt or design, develop, implement and monitor online clients’ feedback tool, analyze and share findings of the feedback tool, support to prepare and implement improvement plan.
S/he will conduct ongoing background research on global and regional best practices, create a repository of resources to sustain knowledge management, and prepare and provide regular technical updates on cutting edge SBCC practices. S/he will also keep updated on MPHD and donor regulations regarding production, branding, marking and documentation needed for MPHD Nepal. S/he will also coordinate and collaborate with quality improvement (QI) specialist, strategic information (SI) specialist, private sector (PS) specialist and other staff for QI and data analysis, visualization, use for program improvement.
This position will report to the Technical Advisor.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Public Health or Health Communication or Health Promotion or Health Education or other relevant subject and 3-5 years’ minimum work experience and knowledge in designing, planning, implementing, and monitoring SBCC particularly on FP/SRH and digital solutions or bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Communication or Health Promotion or Health Education or other relevant subject and minimum 7 years of experience in designing, planning, implementing, and monitoring SBCC particularly on FP/SRH and digital solutions. Demonstrated success in working effectively across teams and organizations is an essential requirement. Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Nepali and English.
Final deadline for application is 5:00 p.m. April 23, 2021.
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