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Position: Social and Behavior Change Specialist
Location: Nairobi County
General Position Summary: The Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Specialist will participate in the finalization of the associated parts of the research agenda that will feed into the design of a gender transformative SBC strategy.
S/he will work closely with program research staff to finalize formative and implementation research methodology and assist with the development of study tools.
The SBC Specialist will assist data collection and lead analysis, working across all technical sectors to translate research results into implementation strategies and activities.
Based on the outcomes of the research, the SBC specialist will oversee the design, testing, and refinement of a comprehensive cross-sectoral SBC strategy to be scaled for Phase II.
S/he will strengthen knowledge and understanding of social behavior change methods within the program’s water, food and health systems technical staff both at Nairobi and county-level.
S/he will collaborate with the program System Strengthening and Institutionalization Lead to strengthen county government knowledge and understanding of SBC methods and approaches.
S/he will be responsible for assessing the skills and knowledge of county level SBC field staff to further strengthen their skills and knowledge as well as routinely monitor the quality of their work.
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