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Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Officers (5 positions)

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Sociology & peace and conflict management
  • Deadline:
    August 22, 2022

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 

Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization, dedicated to the  reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest  countries. Concern is currently recruiting the below post: 

Job Code: 22-023-NH (You must quote this code on your application) 

Job Title: Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Officers (x5) 

Location: Montserrado, Grand Bassa, Nimba, Lofa and Bong Counties 

Reporting To: Social Behavior Change Communication Lead 

Responsible For: N/A 

Contract duration: Open-ended 

Job Purpose: The Social Behavior Change Communication Officer will work under the oversight of the Social Behavior Change Communication Lead to  provide specialized technical assistance to design, implement, monitor, and coordinate Social Behavior Change Communication and demand  generation interventions. 

Specific Responsibilities: 

Actively contribute to the development and implementation of Sanitation SBCC evidence-based demand creation strategies and campaigns, support  quality assurance in all Marketing and Communication strategies, materials, and ensure that they adhere to relevant Government and other  stakeholder policies, guidelines and standards, contribute to the concept development, design, testing and pre-testing of all print and electronic social  behavioral change communication materials that are developed and ensure correct branding, oversee dissemination of SBCC messages and campaign  materials, training/capacity building of other staff and oversight of SBCC activities, execute the project’s marketing and communication campaigns at  district, community and household levels through the engagement of multi stakeholders including district and community leaders, SBCC agents, health  workers, Implementing Partners, assist the supervisor in coordinating the respective project’s social and mass media-related activities, including  running the social media platform, engaging media representatives, district health teams and with other stakeholders, prepare weekly, monthly and  quarterly work plans and progress reports on the project and document Most Significant Change Stories, innovations and lessons learnt during the  implementation of the communication activities and ensure regular publications, build SBCC capacity of local Civil Society Organizations in various  communities and districts in selected counties, Undertake any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Experience & Qualification:  

BSC degree in Public Health management and/or other related fields. 

At least 3 – 5 years of relevant programme management experience 

Experience in planning and management of programs in Liberia, including experience in implementing/managing WASH programmes Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience of having worked with County Authorities 

Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in developing Behaviour Change Communication projects. 

Strategy campaign and brand development; digital and social media; use of entertainment education and innovative ways of engaging youth.  Knowledge of family planning 

Possessing a driver’s license and motorbike riding skills or willingness to learn 

How to apply:  

By email to: liberia.hr@concern.net with the JOB CODE 22-023-NH Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Officers clearly in the SUBJECT  LINE.  

By Hand to: HR Department, Concern Worldwide, Building Number-5 Andalucía’s Complex Compound Number-2, Between 6th & 7th Streets   Sinkor Beachside, Behind Home City Furniture Store, Monrovia.  

 JOB CODE 22-023-NH Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Officers clearly indicated on the envelope. 

Applications must include the following: 

JOB CODE 22-023-NH Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Officers 

A letter of application stating why you believe you are the best suited for the position. 

A copy of your CV (maximum 4 pages) giving active daytime contacts. 

Names and addresses of two (2) work-related referees with professional e-mail addresses. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 17 hour GMT on Monday 22nd August 2022. 

FEMALE APPLICANTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY 

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. 

Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies 

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child  Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants  from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards 

of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the  day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will  be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern  Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and  agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with  vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting  checks, including criminal background checking.  

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of society.  While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women are particularly  encouraged to apply.