Social Behaviour Change & Communications Coordinator
Organization Save the Children
Closing date 4 May 2021
Social Behaviour Change & Communications Coordinator- Moroto
Save the Children International is currently recruiting for the Social Behaviour Change & Communications Coordinator, at our field Office in Moroto.The Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) Coordinator; with the guidance from the SBC Advisor will work to ensure quality coordination of implementation of the SBC strategies and interventions. The SBC Coordinator will ensure that, all the SBC interventions support the achievement of Apolou Activity thematic areas i.e. governance, maternal and child health & nutrition, WASH, adolescent health, gender and youth, and livelihood targets. The position will ensure that, all deliverables related to SBC interventions are achieved in a timely fashion; and key lessons learned and best practices captured based on the state of art SBC practices. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
To be successful for this role, you will have/bring the following:
A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Public Health, social sciences or related field or equivalent accrued working experience (1-3 years), on related field and demonstrated experience in implementation of community projects and working in field-based teams.
A good knowledge working with and through local existing structures i.e. community leaders, cultural leaders, youth/ women's associations, etc.
Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in multi-cultured environment with people from diverse beliefs and cultural backgrounds.
Skills in implementation and use of behavioural change communication strategy to drive behaviour adoption is essential.
Demonstrated ability to train and mentor Apolou partner staff and community structures on interpersonal communication (IPC) and participatory group facilitation skills and strategies is desired.