Technical Director, Social and Behavior Change (SBC) USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
360
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is a
nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting
ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes
experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development,
civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix
of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360
serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
About USAID SBC4T Project:
FHI360 is seeking to
implement the USAID Uganda Project The Social and Behavior Change for
Transformation (SBC4T) Activity whose aim is to increase the ability of
individuals, households, and communities to adopt priority behaviors that will
result in improved health and development outcomes through social and behavior
change (SBC). The focus will be on family planning and reproductive health;
HIV/AIDS; malaria; nutrition; maternal, neonatal, and child health; water,
sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); emerging pandemic threats and other infectious
diseases; and, to a certain extent, other non-health development activities in
education, economic growth, and democracy and governance, as the need arises.
Job Summary: The
Technical Director, Social and Behavior Change (SBC) will work in dose
collaboration with the COP to ensure SBC approaches and activities are sound
and support the results and goals for the anticipated Social and Behavior
Change for Transformation (SBC4T) Project. The SBC Technical Director will lead
development of SBC strategies in coordination with partners and will ensure
quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated
and ensure adherence to global standard of excellence in SBC programming. In
collaboration with M&E Director, s/he will monitor program results and be
responsible for the quality and accuracy of technical interventions and
results. The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will report to the
COP. He/she will provide overall technical leadership and expertise in the
development and implementation of SBC strategies to address the need of behavior
change related to health (FP/RH, MNCAH, malaria, HIV/AIDS, and other selected
health areas) and development


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in public health,
    social sciences, development, health or development communication,
    business administration, social sciences, or a closely related field
  • A minimum of eight years senior level management experience in the
    design, implementation, and management of SBC programs of similar size,
    complexity, and settings
  • Knowledge of USG Health initiatives and related reporting
    requirements and funding parameters
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art SBC models and strategies, including
    HCD and participatory development approaches, behavioral health driven
    tactics and strategies including behavioral economics, as well as their
    practical application to one or more health and development areas is
    required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of experience applying proven SBC approaches
    for audience segmentation and addressing different types of health and
    development behaviors, as WBII as use of a life stage framework, and
    Integration across health areas and/or sectors desired;
  • Experience in designing activities to address behaviors using
    communication and non-communication-based approaches
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join the USAID 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:
fhi360_uganda-info@fhi360.org
Deadline: 28th December 2018
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