4 SBC Coordinator NGO Job Placements – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Kotido,
Moroto, Kaabong and Amudat, Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary:  The Social and Behavior Change (SBC)
Coordinator; with the guidance from the SBC Advisor will work to ensure quality
coordination of implementation of the SBC strategies and interventions. The SBC
Coordinator will ensure that, all the reproductive health activities support
the achievement of project health and nutrition thematic areas i.e. family
planning, maternal and child health, nutrition, WASH, adolescent health and
livelihood targets in four eastern districts of the Karamoja sub-region
(Moroto, Amudat, Kotido and Kaabong). The position will ensure that, all
deliverables related to health and nutrition are delivered in a timely fashion
and key lessons learned and best practices captured based on the state of art
SBC practices and capture lessons learned.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Coordinator job placement should hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, social sciences or related field or
equivalent accrued working experience (1-3 years), on related field and
demonstrated experience in implementation of community projects and working in
field based teams.
·        
Extensive knowledge working with and through
local existing structures i.e. community leaders, clean leaders etc.
·        
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
·        
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well in multi-cultured environment with people from diverse beliefs and
cultural backgrounds.
·        
Skills in implementation and use of behavioral
change communication strategy for adolescent programs
·        
Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·        
Demonstrated ability to coordination
implementation of SBC activities including behavior change campaigns, community
engagement and experiential activities in Uganda; prior experience working in
Karamoja sub-region highly desired
·        
Willingness to be based in the Karamoja
sub-region for months at a time, with frequent travel to project offices and
field sites within the sub-region
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 15th
October 2017

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