CBCC Africa is a Kenyan organisation dedicated to providing locally driven comprehensive Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) solutions across different sectors using evidenced based programming, continued innovative approaches and strengthened partnerships. We have demonstrated expertise in SBC programme design, planning, implementation, evaluation, training, capacity strengthening and research. CBCC Africa is committed to achieving transformation of communities as well as creating lasting and impactful societal change through our contribution to SBC policy and practice in Kenya and the rest of Africa.
About USAID IMARISHA JAMII PROJECT
USAID Imarisha Jamii program seeks to provide HIV care and treatment; services to orphans and vulnerable children and adolescents; and services in the areas of Family Planning/Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (FP/RMNCAH) and nutrition. The purpose of the program is to increase the use of quality county-led health and social services in Turkana County, Kenya.
CBCC Africa is a Sub-Awardee in the Imarisha Jamii project responsible for supporting Social and Behaviour Change Communication primarily aimed at increasing Access and Demand to Quality HIV Prevention Services as well as Quality Family Planning, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, Nutrition and Water and Sanitation Services.
CBCC Africa is seeking to fill 4 positions of Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Officers for the upcoming USAID Imarisha Jamii Project to be based in Turkana.
Reporting to the Programme Manager, the SBCC Officer will implement the SBCC component of the Imarisha Jamii project in the Sub-counties within Turkana. The officer will support in strengthening the SBCC capacity of stakeholders in planning, implementation, and monitoring. He/She will contribute to the development, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Imarisha Jamii project annual County workplans to achieve the desired project outcomes. The SBCC Officer will work under the day-to-day supervision of the Programme Manager.
• Facilitate and support the implementation of the Turkana County HIV, FP/RMNCAH, Nutrition & WASH communication strategies in the project sites
• Strengthen the capacity of key actors in SBCC in line with the relevant national guidelines
• Ensure work plan objectives, activities and project implementation are completed on schedule, on budget and are measurable while ensuring highest level of quality
• Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of programme activities and results including monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports
• Participate regularly in relevant coordination and technical working groups and task forces at county level
• Carry out other tasks as required by CBCC Africa leadership ensuring overall success of the project
Knowledge and skills
• Degree in one of the following or related fields: Public Health, Health promotion, Nutrition or other related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing SBCC
• Familiarity with USAID donor regulations, procedures, and requirements
• Demonstrated experience in implementing and providing SBCC technical assistance to public health programmes
• A team player accustomed to building team capacity, excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills
• Strong management, results oriented and decision-making skills
• Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
• Proven ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner
• Strong experience in county-level advocacy and policy-planning
How to apply
If you would like to join the CBCC Africa team, please quote the position and reference number in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter and three work related referees through firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for submitting applications is 30th April 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.