IMA World Health Social and Behavior Change Communication Advisor (SBCC Advisor) – Kenya COVID-19 Response Jobs

IMA World Health Social and Behavior Change Communication Advisor (SBCC Advisor) – Kenya COVID-19 Response Jobs

  • With a mission to restore health and healing to those most in need, Corus International is a non-profit, faith-based organization that offers extensive expertise in health systems strengthening as well as neglected tropical diseases, malaria, HIV, non- communicable diseases, and sexual and gender based violence programs in some of the most challenging and post-conflict settings throughout the world.

  • Corus is seeking a Social and Behavior Change Communication Advisor (SBCC Advisor) for a program to strengthen community ownership and engagement in leading select COVID-19 responses in Kenya. Corus will be leading a consortium that will draw upon a trusted network of faith leaders, associated health facilities, and community health workers (CHWs) to address COVID-19. The Consortium’s response will focus on facilitating home-based care, enhancing community structures to conduct surveillance, and strengthening capacity of facilities to provide high quality service delivery.

    Position Summary:

  • The SBCC Advisor will be a senior member of the project team. He/she will work closely with the consortium partners and county/sub-county level Ministry of Health (MOH) counterparts to roll out messages on a variety of platforms, including mass and digital media, to promote adoption of healthy behaviors and prevention of COVID-19.

  • The SBCC Advisor will be based in the Corus office in Nairobi, Kenya.


  • Lead execution of the project’s SBCC component in Kenya

  • In collaboration with consortium partners, design communication and messaging content

  • In collaboration with consortium partners, conduct training of community health workers (CHWs) and
    religious and traditional leaders to disseminate messages and engage communities

  • Liaise with MOH sub-county level personnel to ensure coordinated communications activities at the community level

  • In coordination with partners, review punctual SBCC data and adjust activities as required to achieve project objectives

  • Conduct focus groups and/or other qualitative surveys to assess the reach and effectiveness of messages

  • Prepare required narrative reports

  • Identify successes achieved through project implementation and draft success stories for dissemination


  • 5-7 years of experience in relevant areas

  • Master’s degree in communications, public health management, social sciences, or a related field

  • Knowledge and experience in health education and behavioral change communication is required

  • Project management experience

  • Demonstrated record of working with MOH and community-level stakeholders

  • Experience in developing and implementing behavioral change communications, focusing on creating demand for community and facility-based health services

  • Experience working on USG donor funded projects preferred

  • Experience using digital technologies for message dissemination a plus

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IMA World Health Social and Behavior Change Communication Advisor (SBCC Advisor) – Kenya COVID-19 Response Jobs

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