John Snow, Inc Zonal SBCC Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

John Snow, Inc Zonal SBCC Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

  • Facilitate the implementation of Communication for Health’s Social and Behavior Change Interventions with enhanced reach and depth
  • Review and prepare support requirements and schedule based on social mobilization activities and action plans developed during the LIPs transition workshops
  • Facilitate and support selected woredas and schools in at least 50% in the Woreda to plan and implement school health SBCC interventions
    Support the cascading of religious leaders training in partnership with Woreda Health Offices, PHCUs and TOT participants
  • Support PHCUs and Schools in expanding health bazars and facilitate zone-wide cross-learning in undertaking health bazars
  • Liaise with Woreda and PHCU focal persons in conducting other SBCC interventions such as roadshows and sharing lessons
  • Facilitate and support wider implementation of media interventions
  • Follow up and support the implementation of radio listener’s groups in selected woredas
  • Support the proper use of videos developed around maternal, newborn and child health in outpatient waiting areas, maternity waiting homes and other venues as appropriate; with proper orientation/training of midwives and other health professionals on proper use of the videos
  • Promote, distribute and follow the use of mobile health application
  • Provide technical support to zone and woreda SBCC focal persons
  • Support zonal and woreda SBCC focal persons to undertake supportive supervision to PHCU levels at least once per year in each PHCU
  • Support zonal and woreda SBCC focal persons to collect data on SBCC interventions during supportive supervision and share to regional level public health structures and the project
  • Conduct monitoring of community level social mobilization activities to ensure that continued corrective actions and improvements are taken
  • Facilitate and take part in zone and woreda level review meetings
  • Support woredas to conduct annual review meetings
  • Facilitate and support PHCUs to take corrective actions and improvements resulting from review meetings
  • Reports
    to: Jointly to Regional Public Health Specialist of JSI Communication for Health Project and Zonal Health Department Head/ Deputy
  • Duty Stations: To be imbedded in selected zonal health departments of Amhara region (North Wollo, Waghimra, South Gondar & East Gojam); Oromia region (West Showa, West Arsi, Illu Ababora, East Harerge and South West Showa) and SNNP region (Gamogofa, Kembata & Hadiya and Wolaita)

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications/Experiences/Skills:

  • Minimum first degree in Public Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Environmental Health or other related field; MPH is a clear advantage;
  • Minimum five years of experience in public health and particularly in social and behavior change communication;
  • Experience in behavioral change communication for health activities and campaigns;
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and technical skills in public health;
  • Willingness to work in and frequently travel to areas that may be remote with limited resources;
  • Experience in working with international NGOs and the public health sector;
  • Knowledge of English, Amharic is required; and knowledge of other local languages of the duty station is desirable.

    How to Apply

  • Please send your application letter and CV to the below email address no later than Wednesday, January 16th, 2019. Please clearly indicate the specific region and zone you are applying for in the subject line of the email.
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  • Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard from us
  • within three weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.
  • John Snow, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D

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