Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) Capacity Strengthening Lead USAID Project Jobs – Johns Hopkins University/Center for Communication Programs (CCP)

Organisation: Johns
Hopkins University/Center for Communication Programs (CCP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
The Johns Hopkins
University/Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is a pioneer in the field of
strategic, research based communication for behavior change and health
promotion that has helped transform the theory and practice of public health.
Job Summary:  The Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) Capacity
Strengthening Lead will oversee systems, institutional, and  human capacity strengthening for the Social
and Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) project, an anticipated
five-year USAID funded integrated health program in Uganda at Johns Hopkins
Center for Communication Programs (CCP).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The position will be responsible for:
·        
In
partnership with GOU, civil society and USG implementing partners, assessing
institutional systems and capacities, and developing plans for strengthening
ability to sustainably design and implement effective SBC for health at
national, district, institutional and community levels.
·        
Providing
support to the GOU to design and implement improved systems for SBC
coordination, planning, quality assurance and monitoring.
·        
Leading
the design, delivery, and monitoring of technical assistance to strengthen
partners’ ability to design, implement, monitor and evaluate evidence-based SBC
·        
Establishing
and overseeing project-wide systems for mainstreaming common values, health
knowledge, and SBC principals, processes, skills, and tools across all staff
and partners.
·        
Establishing
knowledge management systems to improve coordination and alignment across the
GOU and local institutions.
·        
Developing
and overseeing the use of capacity strengthening tools within the project and
on behalf of collaborating organizations and government institutions.
·        
Documenting
and sharing SBC capacity strengthening approaches, tools, and learnings.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree or its international equivalent in,
public health, organizational development, education, behavioral or social
science, or a related field
·        
At least
10 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility managing
complex, capacity and institution strengthening initiatives in Uganda or other
similar environments
·        
At least
10 years of experience implementing education, health, behavioral, or social
sciences programs of a similar scope
·        
Ability
to think outside the box, and come up with creative solutions and approaches.
·        
Inquisitive
mind—someone eager to understand and learn from the project’s capacity
strengthening efforts; someone who keeps current with and applies new theories
and approaches to institutional and human capacity strengthening.
·        
Strong
understanding of and previous experience working with, advising, and supporting
capacity strengthening among government and civil society institutions in
Uganda or other similar settings.
·        
Strong
understanding and experience in knowledge management and SBC, including
behavioral economics and human centered design.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit a cover letter and updated via
email to HR Manager at hr@jhuccpug.org 
Please note: this
position is contingent upon securing award.
Deadline: 10th April 2019 by 5:00pm
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