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CBCC Social and Behaviour Change Communication Officer

Centre for Behaviour Change and Communication [CBCC] is seeking to recruit a Social and Behaviour Change Communication Officer to be based in Lodwar, Turkana county for the AFYA TIMIZA project.

Job Ref: CBCC/AFYA TIMIZA/01/2017

Background: AFYA TIMIZA is a USAID project to support enhanced access to and utilization of quality Family Planning / Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child and Adolescent Health [FP/RMNCAH], Nutrition and WASH services in selected sub counties in Samburu & Turkana.

The project seeks to sustainably improve the health outcomes for mothers, children and adolescents in Samburu & Turkana Counties over a 5-year period [September 2016 to September 2021].

CBCC is one of the AFYA TIMIZA project partners responsible for increasing care-seeking and health promoting behaviours in the selected sub-counties in Samburu and Turkana.


  • Responsible for the SBCC technical component of the AFYA TIMIZA project in Turkana South and Loima sub counties
  • Contribute to the development, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of CBCC annual County workplans
  • Strengthen the capacity of County level teams on SBCC in line with the relevant national guidelines
  • Ensure grant work plan objectives, budgets and project implementation at the County is completed on schedule, on budget, measurable and with the highest level of quality
  • Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results to the clients, including monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports
  • Ensure planning, implementation, M & E is executed and reported in line with the CBCC and USAID rules and regulations
  • Work collaboratively with other AFYA TIMIZA project team members to ensure necessary project planning and implementation development, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently
  • Participate regularly in relevant coordination and technical working groups and task forces at county level
  • Carry out other tasks as required by CBCC leadership ensuring overall success of the project

Educational requirements:

Degree in one of the following or related fields: Public Health, Health promotion, Nutrition or other related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Experience requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing SBCC
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and providing SBCC technical assistance to public health programs

Desired Skills:

  • A team player accustomed to building team capacity, excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills
  • Strong management, results oriented and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Proven ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner
  • Strong experience in county-level advocacy and policy-planning

How to Apply

Applications and CVs should be sent to quoting the reference number by November 21st, 2017.

Due to the number of applications to be received only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CBCC is an equal opportunity employer


Updated: November 8, 2017 — 9:22 pm
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