ABH Partners P.L.C Communication for Development Consultant-polio Outbreak Response Jobs in Ethiopia

ABH Partners P.L.C Communication for Development Consultant-polio Outbreak Response Jobs in Ethiopia


  • To support EPHI and RHBs in planning, implementation, and monitoring of VDPV-related C4D activities and interventions aiming at strengthening preparedness and responses for Polio outbreaks in Ethiopia.

  • UNICEF is committed to providing technical and advisory support in the area of C4D, risk communication, and behavior change communication and social mobilization.

    Specific Tasks

  • Provide technical support to EPHI and RHB, on C4D component , in conducting investigations for any reported case of VDPV as required to inform Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) strategy and interventions

  • Participate in the outbreak investigation teams/missions where required

  • Support coordination of Polio -specific C4D preparedness and response activities

  • Support the development and endorsement of SBCC strategies and activities for Polio outbreak response

  • Support development, review and pre-testing of multi-media Social/BCC and training materials where required

  • Train relevant personnel on Social/BCC of different emergencies Participate in coordination and technical meetings in FMOH and EPHI

  • Facilitate and participate in monitoring and evaluation activities of Polio outbreak responses and interventions

  • Participate in the Polio EOCs and other coordination forums where required Analyze and interpret the C4D activities outcomes from IMO for each SIAs.

    Job Requirements

  • University degree in social science, public health,
    communication for development I Social and behavioral change communication or relevant field;

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experiences working in Ethiopia's health sector or related sectors

  • Experience in emergency settings and contexts

  • In-depth understanding of Ethiopian communities and key district actors

  • Capacity in the design, planning, monitoring, evaluation, mentoring, training and skills-transfer of participatory governance in particular

  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English and Amharic language skills; proven ability to work effectively with government and multi-stakeholders.

  • Experience in generating evidence and in the documentation of best practices.

  • Excellent facilitation, organizational and analytical skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to present information in Word and PowerPoint formats.

  • Ability to manage and analyze basic data in Excel and produce charts/graphs. Basic familiarity with WHO, UNICEF, and bilateral agency work in support of vaccination programs and implementation and their practices and procedures.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, and work effectively with people at all levels;


  • Previous experience working with, or within UN organizations.

  • Familiarity or experience with Polio eradication efforts

    How to Apply

  • Qualified and interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements can submit their CV along with application letter through jobs@abhpartners.com by stating the position you are applying on the subject email

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