Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Technical Lead USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Organization: FHI 360
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID/Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
FHI 360 is an international
non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in
lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our
professional staff include experts in education, health, nutrition, economic
development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting experts in
gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and technology giving
us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse and interrelated development
challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and
around the world.
Job Summary: The Social Behavior
Change Communication (SBCC) Technical Lead will assist FHI 360 and a consortium
of Family Planning (FP) implementing partners in Uganda to lead the design,
implementation and monitoring of high quality FP Social Behavior Change
Communication (SBCC) interventions in selected districts of Uganda. The SBCC
Technical Lead is an SBCC specialist with skills in developing SBCC strategies,
implementation guides, participatory materials development, media buying and
placement as well as working with multiple stakeholders to deliver quality
results. The position is based in Kampala with occasional travel to
intervention districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide
    leadership and technical assistance to consortium partners to design,
    implement high impact gender and age appropriate SBCC interventions
    through Interpersonal Communication (IPC), community and mass media
  • Provide
    SBCC input in the project design and formative research including; desk
    review and other qualitative analyses to explore gaps and update social
    determinants of FP uptake.
  • Coordinate
    with consortium partners, Government of Uganda and other stakeholders to
    review and update National SBCC FP Strategy.
  • Conduct
    participatory meetings with stakeholders (government, consortium partners,
    IPs, and others) to review existing SBCC strategy and determine focus for
    project strategy.
  • Offer
    technical assistance to the Government of Uganda and partners to launch,
    rollout and monitor the strategy through IPC, community and mass media.
  • Manage
    the development of prototype concepts based on SBCC strategy and regional
    uniqueness to be used in program implementation.
  • Conduct
    targeted media buying and placement of SBCC content based on data and the
    SBCC strategy to address key barriers identified through research.
  • Work
    with consortium partners to map and/or update age and gender specific peer
    leaders who will work as agents for Small Group Engagements (SGEs) in different
  • Work
    with the research partner to provide SBCC in put in the project research,
    monitoring and evaluation.
  • Represent
    the project in relevant technical meetings and events and make
    presentations when required.
  • Prepare
    and submit reports including; status reports, quarterly and annual reports
    as well as status reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID Project Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)
    job placement should hold a Master’s degree in communication or related
  • At
    least seven to ten years’ experience in designing and implementing SBCC
  • Previous
    experience in SBCC and demand generation (interpersonal communication,
    entertainment education, social media and radio); strategy, campaign and
    brand development; digital and social media; use of entertainment
    education and innovative ways of engaging youth.
  • Knowledge
    of family planning.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates who wish to join the CHC Project should send a cover letter, copies
of their updated CVs, academic transcripts/testimonials and three professional
referees to: The Human Resource Manager, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O.
Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or by email to: uganda-info@fhi360.org
Deadline: 16th February 2018
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