Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria Training Consultant Jobs

Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria Training Consultant Jobs

Breakthrough ACTION (BA) is a five-year cooperative agreement from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead USAID’s social and behavior change (SBC) programming around the world.

Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria (BA/N) focuses on malaria; maternal, newborn, and child health including nutrition (MNCH+N); family planning (FP); and tuberculosis (TB); and increasing the capacity of national and sub-national entities to coordinate and oversee quality SBC programming.

BA/N will collaborate closely with the relevant USAID service delivery and commodities implementation partners from the outset to ensure seamless coordination between supply, demand, and quality of services. BA/N will work at the national level and in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Three states will implement an integrated SBC approach, seven states will implement a malaria-only SBC approach, and FCT will implement an FP-only SBC approach.

Job ID: 190000Q5


Capacity Building:

  • Facilitate a 3- day training for community volunteers in the assigned LGAs.
  • Build the capacity of community volunteers to deliver key messages on Malaria prevention and treatment in assigned LGAs.
  • Provide technical inputs in the planning for community volunteers training with BA Nigeria team.
  • Ensure that participants demonstrate sufficient knowledge, skills and competence necessary to conduct community dialogue, compound meetings and house to house visits in their wards.
  • Support the community volunteers to learn how to document on appropriate reporting tools.

    Documentation/Tracking of best practices:

  • Provide a technical report of training activities conducted across the 4 LGAs
  • Submit analysis of pre-test and post test results of community volunteer
  • Lead in the documentation and sharing of best practices and lessons learnt during trainings across the LGA’s
  • Document success stories from trainings and submit to BA-N office


  • The state coordinator BA-N Ebonyi state field office and the Senior Advisor, Malaria, BA-N HQ will provide technical guidance and support during the consultancy.
  • Pre-test and Post test score anablysis
    Complete information on trained personnel i.e. signed training attendance registers, and payment schedules with correct bank details.
    Weekly updates
  • Photos and success stories
    Training reports from the LGA’s of training
    All reports and updates shall be in the
    English language and shall be submitted to the State Coordinator in MS Word and other MS Office-compatible formats.


  • A degree in Nursing, Public Health or Social Sciences, Communications or related field
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in training in health programs and family planning and reproductive health, including malaria.
  • Proven experience in implementing public health program or projects in Ebonyi State.
  • Experience in building capacity at the community/ward level
  • Good knowledge of Nigerian public health sector and Ebonyi state in particular.
  • Strong analytical, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired.
  • A proving ability to work as part of a team and to be self managing.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing.
  • Ability and willingness to work within the LGA’s in Ebonyi State.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV in word or PDF format to: Indicate the title of the consultancy along with the job location in the subject corner of the email application. Example: 'Training Consultant Ebonyi'. Application Closing Date 30th March, 2019.


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Candidates that do not comply with application instruction will be disqualified.

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