Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Coordinator Non-profit Jobs – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:
SBC Advisor
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. 
Job Summary:  The Social and Behavior 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
Coordinator will ensure that, all the reproductive health activities support
the achievement of project health and nutrition thematic areas i.e. family
planning, maternal and child health, nutrition, WASH, adolescent health and
livelihood targets in four eastern districts of the Karamoja sub-region
(Moroto, Amudat, Kotido and Kaabong). The position will ensure that, all
deliverables related to health and nutrition are delivered in a timely fashion
and key lessons learned and best practices captured based on the state of art
SBC practices and capture lessons learned. 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Social and Behavior Change
    (SBC) Coordinator job placement must hold 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, clean leaders etc
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in
    multi-cultured environment with people from diverse beliefs and cultural
    backgrounds and skills in implementation and use of behavioral change
    communication strategy for adolescent programs
  • Demonstrated ability to coordination implementation of SBC
    activities including behavior change campaigns, community engagement and
    experiential activities in Uganda; prior experience working in Karamoja
    sub-region highly desired
  • Fluent oral and strong analytical, written English communication
    skills is required and willingness to be based in the Karamoja sub-region
    for months at a time, with frequent travel to project offices and field
    sites within the sub-region
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 17th September 2018
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