UNICEF Lead Consultant SBC Jobs 2022 – Zambia NGO Jobs

UNICEF Lead Consultant SBC Jobs 2022 – Zambia NGO Jobs. UNICEF Zambia looking for “Lead Consultant SBC”. Applicants with a Masters Degree may apply on or before 03 August 2022.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

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UNICEF Lead Consultant SBC Jobs 2022

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 21 July 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Lead Consultant SBC to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Position Lead Consultant SBC
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Masters Degree
Experience Required At least 10 years
Application Deadline 03 August 2022

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2022

How can you make a difference: Under the direct supervision of the SBC Manager and the overall guidance of Chief Health and HIV, the consultant will work closely with MoH Expanded Programme on Immunisation (MoH/EPI) Unit, MoH Health Promotion Unit (MoH/HPU), and ZNPHI Communication Department, to strengthen the coordination, management, monitoring, and reporting of Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) interventions for Covid-19 response and recovery plans, specifically focused to demand generation for Covid-19 vaccines rollout

The consultancy will be expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • RCCE Coordination: Coordination and secretariat support to the RCCE pillar working closely with both the MoH Health Promotion Unit (HPU) and Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) Communication Department as the Co-chairs of National Covid-19 RCCE Coordination Subgroup. This would include the use of a standard reporting templates for documenting RCCE pillar’s activities including RCCE subgroups meeting minutes and actions points; supporting planning and setting-up agenda for weekly RCCE Subgroup meetings and documenting action, the development of tools/dashboard for collating and synthesizing RCCE reports from the sub-national level (working with ZNPHI Research Department in the development of the tools) to systematically sharing of information and way-forward of addressing the needs or gaps.
  • Planning and coordination of RCCE actions on Covid-19 vaccine drive/campaign: Support planning and execution of RCCE activities on Covid-19 vaccine drives/campaigns, including leading development and placement of evidence based multi-media messages, tools and materials; designing targeted community mobilization actions and activation of national rumour management; lead planning and coordination of UNICEF support areas in vaccine drive campaigns and wider RCCE; and support key national planning/updating exercises (including crisis communication plan, national Vaccine Deployment Plan etc. per advice and schedules provided by MOH and ZNPHI)
  • Strengthening subnational RCCE mechanisms and activities: Facilitate the work of provincial RCCE consultants to sustain and regularize the monthly provincial/district meetings with Provincial/District Health Promotion Officers (P-HPOs/D-HPOs) and other partners for updating progress, sharing information, and addressing needs and gaps; support planning and facilitating capacity building and learning events for Provincial and District level RCCE and Health Promotion staff; and planning and implementing community engagement activities led by the P-HPOs/D-HPOs.
  • RCCE Partnerships: Technical support and coordination on the implementation, monitoring and reporting of RCCE activities at provincial and district level supported by UNICEF engaged implementing partners (NGOs/CSOs) focusing on multiple target groups, especially the high-risk and vulnerable groups, working with a range of local stakeholders and partners, including interfaith networks and media institutions.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Masters Degree on any of the principles of Social Science, Behavioural Science, Health Promotion, Communication, Public Health, Global Health, International Health, or a related technical field in SBC (Social Behaviour Change) and/or RCCE (Risk Communication and Community Engagement).
  • At least 10 years of proven experience and product knowledge on social behaviours change (SBC), communication, social mobilization, risk communication and community engagement.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of social behaviour change (SBC), and experience with collecting data and designing of evidence-based SBC strategies and programmes, as well as risk communication and communication engagement are essential.
  • Proven experience in Public Health Emergencies and Risk Communication interventions planning and coordination in developing country context; and the experience in Zambia would be an asset.
  • Strong communication skills in English (spoken and written).
  • Proven ability to work effectively in cross-cultural and multi-cultural settings and teams, and to deliver high-quality results within expected time frames.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNICEF Lead Consultant SBC Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 03 August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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