Latest Job Recruitment at the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3)

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) supports the US President’s Malaria Initiative’s (PMI) goal of significantly reducing deaths from malaria in high burden African countries. Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) activities ensure Nigerians are aware of, understand, and play their part in the national goal of malaria elimination. 


We are recruiting to fill the position below:




Job Title: Breakthrough Action-Nigeria State Coordinator

Location: Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State
Reports to: BA-Nigeria Deputy Project Director – Integrated SBC & FP

Job Summary

  • The BA-Nigeria State Coordinator will provide technical and programmatic leadership for all Family Planning SBC activities – including advocacy, community engagement, mass media, M&F and other interventions – in Kebbi State.
  • S/he will report directly to the BA-Nigeria Deputy Project Director – Integrated SBC & FP and works in close consultation on technical, programmatic, SBC and M&E with the BA-Nigeria Technical Leads at HQ and the BA-Nigeria Project Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to the overall technical inputs to the project as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist Deputy Project Director – Integrated SBC & PP with the development and implementation of the Family Planning SBC activities including Advocacy, Demand Generation and Service Provider IPC/C components of the project at state level.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of effective working relationships at the State level with 1/SAID and other implementing partners, State MOBs and other key stakeholders, with guidance from and in collaboration with the Deputy Protect Director – integrated SBC & PP and Project Director.
  • Coordinate closely with the BA-Nigeria HQ Team
  • Coordinate the development and writing of timely program reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and disseminate program success stories, and other reporting duties as assigned.
  • Assist with design and oversee implementation of the all project activities at the State level, including monitoring and evaluation system.
  • The position will be based in BA-Nigeria Birnin Kebbi Office. Kebbi State
  • Travel to project focal areas within the state is expected to be approximately 40% or more.
  • Perform job duties/responsibilities in support of JHU-CCP’s Mission and Values, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor or Project Director.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (Public Health, Social Science, Humanities, other) required. Master’s Degree highly valued.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a Family Planning, Malaria or related Reproductive Health programs in Nigeria. Advocacy, SBCC and/or Community Mobilization expertise highly valued.
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at LGA and State level
  • Must be fluent in English and, given the geographic focus of the project, fluency in Hausa is highly desirable.
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of Nigeria.





Job Title: BA-Nigeria Social Mobilization Officer

Location: Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State
Reports to: State Coordinator

Summary

  • The BA-Nigeria Social Mobilization Officer will provide technical support to the state project team in the process of planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of social and community mobilization activities.
  • S/he is expected to work in close collaboration with the Community Mobilizers, State and LGA Health Educators, Ward Development Committees and the State BA-Nigeria team to plan organize, conduct, report and follow-up social and community mobilization activities planning.
  • The incumbent will maintain regular communication with State Coordinator BA-Nigeria Technical Leads and BA-Nigeria Deputy Project Director- Integrated SBC & FP.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to the overall technical inputs to the project as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Support implementation of social and community mobilization activities in collaboration with the Community Mobilizers, State and LGA Health Educators. Ward Development Committees Support advocacy with religious and community leaders to create an enabling environment to improve awareness on the benefits of family planning and promote uptake of services.
  • Organize meetings with religious, traditional and community leaders, village heads, community groups, women’s groups, trade associations and other relevant community segments to improve awareness on family planning and availability of services
  • Support training and supervision of Community Mobilizers and other social/community mobilization agents working under the BA-Nigeria project or implementing government-led initiatives.
  • Support the BA-Nigeria M&F Officer and State Coordinator to effectively collect, collate and report social/community mobilization data as required
  • Collaborate with State Coordinator and State M&F Officers to ensure documentation of all community mobilization activities
  • Prepare and submit timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learnt on the ground from the projects
  • Provide administrative support as needed
  • Cart out other tasks to support BA-Nigeria FP & Integrated SBC project efforts as assigned
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Education and Experience Requirements

  • HND or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 3-5 years’ work experience in advocacy, social and/or community mobilization in family planning or any reproductive health programs
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills: and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at State and LGA levels
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures in the State of assignment, and ability to communicate fluently in Hausa.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of Nigeria.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • Ability to work successfully in cross-cultural, team-based environment



Job Title: BA-Nigeria Admin & Finance Officer

Location: Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi
Reports to: State Coordinator


Summary

  • The Breakthrough Action Nigeria (BA-Nigeria) Administrative & Finance Officer is responsible for establishing and managing administrative, financial, procurement and logistics systems in the state.
  • Working in close consultation with the State Coordinator the Administrative & Finance Officer will manage all administrative and financial activities in the state to ensure smooth implementation of project activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to the general duties described above. Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist the BA-Nigeria Slate Coordinator and staff with preparation and logistics for community activities, meetings, trainings and other events as needed at the field office.
  • Maintain general office systems including filing; coordinating timely tune sheet submission: sending, receiving and distributing Faxes: and photocopying.
  • Assist BA-Nigeria state and HQ staff with the tracking and development of administrative documents
  • Maintain organized files on all admin and financial related reports and documents.
  • Maintain the project field office petty cash, prepare payments. ensure proper authorization Far payments, distribute payments as required, and supervise the processing of staff claims and advances and per diem.
  • Complete purchase orders, time sheets and attendance records and prepare necessary reports for Admin and Finance Managers, and BA-Nigeria Project Director.
  • Assist with identification and payments to vendors.
  • Assisting internal/extremal auditors with queries
  • Submit monthly financial reports as required to the Finance Manager
  • Work closely with BA-NigeriallQ Finance Team to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters
  • Other duties as identified and assigned by Supervisor, Finance Manager& BA-Nigeria Project Director

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.Sc./HND in Business Administration or Management, or related field of study
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with a USAID funded Project
  • Working Knowledge of Quicktsooks, Microsoft Excel and other MS Office Packages
  • Experience managing bulk supplies and inventory control systems
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to speak Hausa is highly desirable
  • Ability to work independently
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based environment
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Job Title: BA-Nigeria Social Mobilization Assistant

Locations: Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi
Reports to: State Coordinator


Summary

  • The Social Mobilization Assistant will provide support to the state project team for planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of social and community mobilization,and advocacy activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to the overall support to the project as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Support implementation of social and community mobilization activities in collaboration with the Social Mobilization Officer, Community Mobilizers, State and LGA Health Educators, Ward Development Committees Support advocacy with religious and community leaders to create an enabling environment to improve awareness on the benefits of faintly planning and promote uptake of services.
  • Support with organization of meetings with religious, traditional and community leaders, village heads, community groups, women groups, trade associations and other relevant community segments to improve awareness on family planning and availability of services
  • Support training and supervision of Community Mobilizers and other social community mobilization agents working under the BA-Nigeria FP & integrated SBC project implementing or government – led initiatives.
  • Support the BA-Nigeria M&E Officer and State Coordinator to effectively collect, collate and report social/ community mobilization data as required
  • Collaborate with State Coordinator, Social Mobilization ttnd State M&E Officers to ensure documentation of all community mobilization activities
  • Assist with preparation and submission of timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learnt on the ground from the projects.
  • Provide administrative support as needed.
  • Carry out other tasks to support BA-Nigeria FP & Integrated SBC project efforts as assigned

Education and/or Experience

  • HND or Bachelor’s degree with at least 3-5 years work experience in advocacy, social and/or community mobilization in family planning or reproductive health programs
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills: and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at LGA and State level
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures relevant to the state of interest and ability to communicate fluently in Hausa
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of Nigeria.
  • Proficiency with,Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams
  • Ability to work successfully in cross-cultural, team-based environment

Deadline: 5pm; 18th July, 2018.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV’s only as one PDF document to: hiring@hc3nigeria.org


Note
To apply for this position, please follow the instructions exactly as described below. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions exactly will be discarded without review:

  • Your cover letter should include the following:
    • Address the education/experience and language skills requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary.
    • Language skills. (please note that language skills will be tested during interviews for shortlisted candidates.)
    • Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
  • CV and cover letter PDF file name must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: USMAN SEGUN).
  • The subject line of your email should include the position applied for and location. E.g. “BA-Nigeria Admin & Finance Officer Kebbi”.
  • Do not include any additional certificates or documentation.

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