Multi Sectoral Social & Behavior Change Advisor – USAID Grant Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Technical
Advisor Technical Assistance/Capacity Building
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”
Job Summary:
The Multi Sectoral Social & Behavior Change Advisor – USAID Grant will be
responsible for providing overall technical support to the Social and Behavior
Change project activities within the project in close collaboration with the
other project consortium members He/she will be very key in the process of
strengthening and streamlining multisectioral Social and Behavior Change
structures at National and regional level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Strengthen multi
sectoral coordination mechanisms
SBCA project to identify the different multi sectoral Social and Behavior
Change (SBC) coordination mechanisms in Uganda at national, regional and local
CCP and other partners in assessing coordination structures – identifying
strengths, weaknesses, needs etc. – and develop proposed support mechanisms
participate in strengthening and coordination meetings and major health SBC TWG
meetings at the national level as well as functionalizing and establishing
linkages with similar structures and at regional and district levels.
Integration of SBC
in ongoing programs
SBC capacity assessments for the coordination bodies, IPs and MoH including
District health departments and other local structures
conjunction with the Technical Advisor Capacity building, and other SBCA teams,
develop capacity building/strengthening plans for the different actors
identified and according to capacity needs/gaps
technical guidance and planning expertise in the mainstreaming of SBC using
targeted models such CVA, Channels of Hope, Timed and Targeted Counselling,
Stepping Stone Methodology etc. thus creating demand and applied in ongoing
partner activities
and/or review programme activity concept notes to ensure implementation is
aligned to project theory of change and address key SBC technical needs
regular short-term technical assistance (STTA) to SBCA teams, IPs, MoH and
other partners as may be required or as agreed to.
good working relationships with all key Stakeholders – MoH, Prime, IPs,
Regional and District leadership, DHO, CSOs, Donor and Beneficiary Institutions
to ensure their full support for the implementation of SBCA activities.
Reporting and Learning
closely with CCP and all SBCA teams, and MOH/DHEHP and other partners to design
SBC communication materials and strategies
with the M&E department and support project communications and field
assistants to make sure that all communication strategies and activities are
effectively monitored and evaluated and activities are adjusted or adapted
according to findings to ensure maximum impact.
technical guidance in the design and implementation of inclusive health
communication interventions
technical guidance on reporting and documentation of SBC activities in both
donor & internal reports to the organization and stakeholders.
with the Gender specialists to support advocacy activities aimed at ensuring
gender issues are mainstreamed across all partner activities
and disseminate technical resources (e.g., training materials, SBC plans,
strategy documents, work tools) and advocacy interventions.
in documenting all information related to project success, innovations and
promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms such as the
“Experience Lab” or other mechanisms.
Work closely
with SBCA project partners, and WVU Evidence and Learning team to determine,
develop operational research and M&E plans, assessments and, evaluations as
Plan and
participate and/or facilitate and ensure documentation for regular field
monitoring visits to project areas, IPs and and other project partners to
monitor utilization of acquired/agreed SBC knowledge or plans and provide STTA

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant for the World Vision International Multi Sectoral Social &
Behavior Change Advisor – USAID Grant job must hold a Post graduate
qualification in public health, International relations and or other related
At least
Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Social Work & Social Administration,
Development Studies, Social or Behavioral Sciences, Public Health, or related
At least
five years of INGO field experience in a similar position/project: project
management, proposal development (program narratives and budgets) and donor
of USAID regulations, procedures and requirements very important
and expertise supporting in Behavioral change communication for health and
health systems strengthening will be particularly an important consideration.
closely working with coordination structures at Ministry and local government
understanding of Uganda’s health system including current priorities
organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail
a must
to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player
to travel to the field as and when needed
of knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required
Work in
a multisectoral/ multicultural team- patience, cultural sensitivity and
application of contextual understanding in day to day work
to work with tight deadlines for information needs
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 20th May 2020
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