Malaria Innovations SBCC Officer at Society for Family Health(SFH): (Deadline 26 January 2022)

Malaria Innovations SBCC Officer at Society for Family Health(SFH): (Deadline 26 January 2022)

Malaria Innovations SBCC Officer at Society for Family Health(SFH): (Deadline 26 January 2022)

JOB ADVERT

TITLE: MALARIA INNOVATIONS SBCC OFFICER (1)

SUPERVISOR: PROGRAM MANAGER

TYPE: FIXED TERM CONTRACT (WITH POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION)

DATE:  JANUARY 2022

OPEN FOR: RWANDA NATIONALS ONLY

 ABOUT SFH Rwanda

Society for Family Health (SFH), Rwanda is a non-profit organization in Rwanda. It is the largest social marketing organization in Rwanda, with five regional offices across the country. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, SFH provides life-saving products, clinical services, and social and behavior change communications (SBCC) that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. SFH’s core values include a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the national and district level; and a long-term commitment to the people we serve. SFH implements diverse public health interventions in HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, malaria, and maternal and child health including nutrition as well as Health Systems Strengthening. SFH’s activities ranges from product sales and distribution to social and behavior change communication, advocacy, reproductive health research, and community mobilization.

In order to implement the Malaria Control Innovations project funded by Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC)/SPIU, SFH Rwanda is hiring a Malaria Innovations SBCC Officer. S/he reports to the Program Manager.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MALARIA INNOVATIONS SBCC OFFICER:

Under the overall supervision of the Malaria Innovations Program Manager, the SBCC Officer will be responsible of the following:

  1. Facilitate the Implementation of Malaria SBCC Control innovations activities through appropriates messaging and communication.
  2. Participate in the annual planning process and provide technical support for Malaria control innovations.
  3. Mobilize social and political support at all levels to create and sustain an enabling environment that create demand for the use of Malaria control innovations.
  4. Coordinate different advocacy and mobilization events relating to Malaria Control Innovative Tools at all levels
  5. Collaborate with Provincial Malaria Innovation Coordination Officers and RBC/Malaria District Supervisors to ensure Local Leaders, Health Facilities, and Communities are fully engaged in Malaria Control through Innovations.
  6. Collaborate with Provincial Malaria Innovation Coordination Officer and all Staff from all CSOs involved in Malaria SBCC Project to design and implement innovative malaria control interventions and messaging at all levels
  7. Coordinate Monitoring and Evaluation of Malaria SBCC control innovations activities
  8. Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly reports to Malaria Innovations Project Manager
  9. Ensure close follow-up of implementation of recommendations.
  10. Document SBCC best practices or most significant success stories of the project activities
  11. Carry out other tasks to support the project efforts as assigned
  12. Provide administrative support as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Communication, Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Mobilization with a minimum of 4 years working experience or master’s degree in Health promotion, communication or Epidemiology, Public health, Hospital and Health care administration, Community Health, Social Sciences with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in the area of Behavior Change and Communication.

  • Strategic thinking with problem-solving skills
  • Team working and organization skills in public health related domains
  • Demonstrated experience of at least 3 years working with local communities is mandatory
  • Fluency and writing skills in English or French and Kinyarwanda are required
  • Panning and team organization skills
  • Good communication skills with Fluency and community mobilization skills
  • Excellent analytical and advocacy skills is desirable
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, or similar software

S/he will be outcome-oriented, able to manage multiple priorities at a time, and able to keep moving with minimal day-to-day supervision. This highly professional individual will be comfortable speaking and working in public settings.

STATUS: Full-time position.

DOCUMENTS TO BE SENT INCLUDE:

  • Application letter;
  • Curriculum Vitae (3 referees including at least 2 former employers);
  • Copies of degrees;
  • Copies of Certificates of Professional qualification and trainings.

All interested applicants who fulfil the required qualifications are advised to submit their application files by email ONLY to hr@sfhrwanda.org by Wednesday January 26, 2022 at 16:00 PM. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

SFH Rwanda is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals.

 

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