Wednesday, October 19, 2016

FHI 360,Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Specialist Jobs in Rwanda



CLOSE: 29/10/2016

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, yout
h, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Specialist

Description:


FHI 360 seeks a Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Specialist for a USAID Rwanda Feed the Future program that aims to improve nutrition, enhance market access, create employment and financial opportunities, and improve access to finance for smallholder farmers, and raise rural on- and off-farm incomes. The SBCC Specialist will oversee and provide technical leadership in the design, implementation and monitoring of appropriate communications interventions across program technical areas in close cooperation with technical staff, the Chief of Party, implementing partners, stakeholders, USAID and other donors operating in Rwanda.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:



  • Identify barriers and develop and refine as needed all relevant SBCC related tools and materials in close collaboration with technical staff, stakeholders and USAID;

  • Design materials and interventions that are inclusive and tailored to literate, semi-literate and illiterate populations via a variety of communication channels;

  • Conduct training sessions for project staff to strengthen capacity in behavior change methodologies and their integration and application/use;

  • Work closely with technical staff to integrate relevant messaging into and manage the use of SBCC tools and materials across project;

  • Contribute to and provide inputs of annual work plan, required project reports, baseline data, tools and indicators for monitoring and evaluation, collection / sharing of lessons learned; and

  • Provide technical assistance to project staff, implementing partners, stakeholders and others

  • Document lessons learned related, evaluate impact and modify SBCC approaches as needed.


Qualifications:



  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in communications or behavior change in Rwanda

  • Experience developing behavior change initiatives in a combination of health and nutrition, livelihoods, gender, and agricultural / value chain development or similar Feed the Future initiatives, knowledge of access to finance and markets is a plus

  • Applied knowledge/use of evidence-based behavior change practices

  • Experience as a trainer and demonstrated success in sharing information to target populations, as well as for stakeholders, implementing partners, USAID and other donors

  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and disseminate information through a variety of behavior change-oriented communications channels tailored to literate, semi-literate and illiterate populations

  • Written and oral proficiency in English


This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity andaffirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.




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