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State Facilitator - Oyo

Oyo, Nigeria

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Maiduguri, Nigeria

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Calabar, Nigeria

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State Facilitator - Rivers

Portharcourt, Nigeria

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State Facilitator - Enugu

Enugu, Nigeria

Ministry of Health

Communication Officer I

Nairobi, Kenya

Ministry of Health

Communication Officer

Nairobi, Kenya

Johnson and Johnson

Medical Scientific Liaison

Nairobi, Kenya

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Best Interest Determinations (Bid)Specialist

Kampala, Uganda

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EHA Clinics

Medical Doctor

Abuja, Nigeria

Closing: Aug 22, 2022

3 days remaining

Published: Aug 18, 2022 (1 day ago)

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Overview of position
  • The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in collaboration with their partners will be implementing the Yellow Fever, Measles & Meningitis A mass vaccination activities in selected states. To create public awareness about these diseases & their prevention, increase demand & uptake of the vaccines during implementation, Our client is supporting the govt. of Nigeria through NPHCDA, to review, adapt & implement communication for development & social mobilization plans.

  • It is against this background that Social & Behaviour Change (SBC) National Consultants are required to work with state teams to provide material & technical support to communication working groups in each implementing state, The consultants will therefore under the guidance of SBC Specialist in the field offices with technical supervision from SBC Specialist in Abuja focus on this support aiming at aligning our clients globally acceptable social mobilization & demand generation principles with the field offices initiatives.


Key competencies
  • Training in communication for development & implementation in communication for development, social mobilization & behavioural change.

  • Training in inter disciplinary approach in program communication.

  • Minimum 5 years relevant professional work experience in the planning & management of social development programs, including 2 years with practical experience in the adaptation & application of communication planning processes to specific programs.

  • Experience in immunization will be an added advantage.

  • Fluency in English & knowledge of a local language is an asset


Qualification:

Bachelor's in a relevant discipline (essential).

Sector experience:

Minimum of 5 year/s of demonstrable relevant Community Development experience (essential).

Geographical experience:

Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Africa (essential).

Languages:

Fluent in English (essential).


Responsibilities
Overview of position
  • The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in collaboration with their partners will be implementing the Yellow Fever, Measles & Meningitis A mass vaccination activities in selected states. To create public awareness about these diseases & their prevention, increase demand & uptake of the vaccines during implementation, Our client is supporting the govt. of Nigeria through NPHCDA, to review, adapt & implement communication for development & social mobilization plans.

  • It is against this background that Social & Behaviour Change (SBC) National Consultants are required to work with state teams to provide material & technical support to communication working groups in each implementing state, The consultants will therefore under the guidance of SBC Specialist in the field offices with technical supervision from SBC Specialist in Abuja focus on this support aiming at aligning our clients globally acceptable social mobilization & demand generation principles with the field offices initiatives.


Key competencies
  • Training in communication for development & implementation in communication for development, social mobilization & behavioural change.

  • Training in inter disciplinary approach in program communication.

  • Minimum 5 years relevant professional work experience in the planning & management of social development programs, including 2 years with practical experience in the adaptation & application of communication planning processes to specific programs.

  • Experience in immunization will be an added advantage.

  • Fluency in English & knowledge of a local language is an asset


Qualification:

Bachelor's in a relevant discipline (essential).

Sector experience:

Minimum of 5 year/s of demonstrable relevant Community Development experience (essential).

Geographical experience:

Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Africa (essential).

Languages:

Fluent in English (essential).


Role objectives

To provide support to the states through our client's field office to SBC & demand generation initiatives for the Yellow Fever, Measles & Meningitis Supplemental Immunization Activities (SIAs), integrated with COVID-19 IPC (Infection Prevention & Control) & COVID-19 vaccine roll out communication activities & polio outbreak responses.

Support the state communication & social mobilization teams to produce & implement an evidence based, integrated demand generation & social mobilization plan for the SIAs.

Support implementation of multimedia campaigns initiated by our client, NPHCDA & state govt. teams as directed by the SBC Specialists & SBC Team Lead.

Provide technical guidance in the design, review & dissemination of messages & materials & ensure they are culturally acceptable.

Work with the ACSM (Advocacy, Communication & Social Mobilization) working group of the NPSIA to support the development of social media SIAs messaging.

Facilitate capacity building of various stakeholders in the states on key SBC interventions for NPSIAs, integrated with COVID-19 vaccination communication interventions, while observing COVID-19 IPC.

Provide technical assistance to the state communication / social mobilization technical working groups on routine immunization & COVID-19 vaccination interventions.

Facilitate community engagement & mobilization activities for SIAs & COVID-19 vaccination activities organized by the state & LGA teams.

Provide updates to NPSIA committee, our client field & Abuja offices by completing daily & weekly updates through the field offices & providing any other updates on request.

Attend communication / social mobilization meetings & workshops as directed by supervisors, NPSIA committee & as required by the state teams.

Monitor & track media mentions of NPSIA activities in the country.

Ensure all interventions & implementation of strategies are in line with COVID-19 IPC guidelines.

Ensure NPSIA & COVID-19 vaccination messages are integrated into the multimedia campaigns for SIAs.



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