Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Manager Job Careers – Pathfinder International

Job Title:       Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Manager

Organization: Pathfinder

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where
they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist
free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, we
have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in
developing countries to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive
health services. Together, we expand access to contraception, promote healthy
pregnancies, save women’s lives, and stop the spread of new HIV infections,
wherever the need is most urgent. Our work ensures millions of women, men, and
young people are able to choose their own paths forward.

Job Summary: The
Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Manager will provide technical
assistance to planning, implementing and evaluating communication campaigns to increase
the uptake of Family Planning Services in families, woman and young adults.
S/he will also assist in training and coaching to enhance knowledge and skills
on BCC for demand reduction, coordination among partner organizations and
knowledge sharing. The SBCC Manager shall work under the direct supervision of
Pathfinder’s Objective 2 and 3 Lead/Senior SBCC Manager of the USAID Family
Planning Project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Supports formative and evaluation research,
sentinel surveys, as needed, to inform programming

·       Supports development of SBCC strategies,
materials, media, and implementation plans that reflect global best practices.
Provide quality assurance and support to on-the-ground implementers

·       Coordinates the review and adaptation of
existing SBCC capacity strengthening and tools for use in demand reduction
efforts to counter FP resistance

·       Supports the design, delivery, and monitoring
of technical assistance plans and training to strengthen partners’ ability to
design, implement, and evaluate demand reduction programs targeting behavior

·       Assists in knowledge sharing and partner
collaboration efforts SBC4T and provide support to relevant technical working
groups, MOH/IEC/BCC Department and other partners

·       Promotes sustainability of project activities
with effective networking, coordination, and linkages to other programs,
partners, and counterparts

·       Documents and prepares presentations,
reports, success stories on demand reduction and capacity strengthening
activities of the project

·       Assists in monitoring and evaluation
(M&E) activities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant for the Pathfinder
International Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Manager job placement
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, mass communication or
communication, social marketing, or a related field

·       Five years of experience in a managerial
capacity supporting and managing communication programs in a development field

·       In-depth understanding of and expertise in
behavior change communication

·       Experience and skills in using online and
social media platforms for communication and promotional activities

·       Interpersonal communication materials

·       Some experience working with market research
and creative agencies

·       Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to plan
and conduct participatory training activities

·       Demonstrated ability to document activities
and workshops

·       Logical and analytical thinker with very good
presentation and facilitation skills

·       Excellent English verbal and written
communication skills

·       Excellent people skills and proven ability to
work as an effective team member

·       Expertise in word, Excel, PPT and other
office applications; skills in preparing Infographics desirable

·       Ability to set priorities while
multi-tasking, and meet deadlines

How to Apply:

All applicants
should send their cover letters indicating the job title for the position they
are applying for addressed to the Chief of Party and a detailed CV indicating
current and expected salary, telephone contacts and three of the most recent
referees; preferably supervisors to

Deadline: 4th April 2020

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