FHI 360

Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Specialist, Manila, Philippines

FHI 360

Job Description

The 'TB Innovations and Health Systems Strengthening' project is a 5-year USAID funded project that aims to strengthen national and regional level implementation of the National TB Strategic Plan by providing state-of-the-art capacity building and technical expertise to scale-up TB and DR-TB prevention, detection and treatment. The Activity will identify and help implement proven approaches to improve TB prevention, increase TB case detection rates, decrease default rates, and increase TB treatment success rates and TB cure rates. JOB SUMMARY Works closely with the TB Demand Generation Advisor to design the implementation of demand generation activities. This includes producing content related to case detection, treatment-seeking behavior, and treatment adherence. Works with creative firms to produce designs and materials, and contributes to formative and other assessments, as needed to inform SBCC. The SBCC Specialist will actively work with the Technical Specialists and technical leads of partners assist with SBCC activity implementation and monitoring and addressing all supply/materials needs for all SBCC-related activities with consortium partners. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assisting with SBCC program design, adaptation, implementation, and monitoring with program staff and technical experts in line with the project strategic plan.

  • Under direction of the TB Demand and Generation Advisor, developing, pre-testing, and producing communication tools and job aids based on evidence-based theories and methodologies, in line with the SBCC strategy.

  • Coordinating with research firms, advertising agencies, public relations experts, production vendors, community mobilizers, and/or consultants hired by the project to assist with SBCC or community level work.

  • Coordinating with stakeholders and assisting with technical activities involving co-existing SBCC communications campaigns.

  • Assisting the TB Demand and Generation Advisor with supervision of local contracts and monitoring of ongoing function and technical trouble-shooting for integral services, such as mass media programming or health worker training.

  • Working with the M&E staff and the TB Demand and Generation Advisor to monitor and evaluate the progress and impact of SBCC activities.

  • Assisting in documenting project results and impacts in various forms, including media stories, lessons learned, case studies, client satisfaction, and other areas, and contributing to regular quarterly and annual reporting.

  • Performing other duties as directed by the TB Demand and Generation Advisor.

  • Ability to translate technical material for programming through various media channels, including broadcast and mobile technology-based media.

  • Ability to travel domestically for activity monitoring.

  • Facility with Internet and word processing software.

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.

  • Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner.

  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team unit.

  • Candidates with social marketing/demand generation or TB/DR-TB experience desired.

  • Usual office working conditions.

  • Ability to travel domestically at least 25%.

  • BS/BA in public health, communications, or related field.

  • 5 years of SBCC or health communications experience with national reach.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. FHI 360 Philippines Manila, Philippines
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