Save The Children Jobs Vacancies 2018 for Sbcc Specialist

Save The Children Jobs Vacancies 2018 for Sbcc Specialist

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the Save The Children Jobs Vacancies 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.


Save The Children Jobs Vacancies 2018

Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way. In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.

Job Title

SBCC Specialist





Place of Work

Addis Ababa(With frequent field trip)

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the salary scale of the Organization

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No. of Positions



The SBCC Specialist is responsible to provide guidance and technical inputs to the implementation of SBCC strategy and communication tools of the project that promote evidence based priority behaviors and social norms. S/he will ensure effective community mobilization to increase nutrition service seeking behaviors; provide technical leadership in community mobilization and engagement efforts at regional level. S/he will lead development of contextualized mass media and IPC interventions on nutrition, guide/support mobilization of Key influencers to create an enabling environment for nutrition social and behavior change at household level. S/he will also provide technical lead in the development, production and implementation of print and audio-video materials and supports related training activities.

Reports to: INSPIRE Chief of Party

Staff directly reporting to this post: None


· Oversees and provides technical support in developing a strategic and results-oriented approach for all Social and Behavioural Change activities in the project.

· Provide technical leadership and support to the development of communication materials that align with and support government initiative, traditional media and that can be easily replicable and scalable particularly in a pastoralist setting.

· Lead development of SBCC materials that can works for platforms outside the health sector particularly in livelihood/safety net and WASH sectors

· Provide technical support in the design, use, and monitoring and evaluation of culturally appropriate, evidence-based SBCC media and materials to support adolescent, maternal and child nutrition in project areas

· Develop TOR for and supervise the translation of multi-media materials into local languages and review and revise existing training manuals and job aids.

· Substantially contribute to the systematic documentation and sharing of the SBCC media and materials design and development process and lessons learned

· Work with the health and nutrition team to strategically plan, design, implement and evaluate SBCC community engagement activities at community level.

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· Work with the other nutrition team and partners to identify and promote local celebrities and positive role models to become ambassadors for nutrition action

· Provide technical assistance to design and conduct trainings and workshops relevant to behaviour and social change.

· Lead the project ‘s SBCC work plan development and review and verification of reported activities

· Plan and conduct regular field visits to supervise implementation of SBCC intervention and contribute for continued improvement

· Support the design of appropriate monitoring and evaluation tool for advocacy and social change activities in collaboration with other nutrition staff, partner and stakeholders, including setting clear performance targets and identifying expected results.

Collaborate with other projects/programs of Save the Children, working on multisector nutrition agenda such as Afar MIYCN project and GtN to ensure synergy, sharing of technical resources, learning and mutual support
Coordinate and collaborate with other NGO working in the region to assure effective integration and linkages of nutrition project and nutrition SBCC media and materials.
Participate in regular program meetings as required.
Job Requirements


· BA Degree in Health communication, Communications, Health Promotion, or the Social Sciences.

· 8 years of experience in designing SBCC strategy, developing BCC/SBCC messages and multi-media materials and implementing SBCC activities.

· Familiarity with a variety of media formats like low-literacy print, IPC, audio and video materials, and other community channels and promotional materials.

· Advanced understanding of the media and materials design and development process, particularly within the context of strategic communication

· Previous experience working in the development of government policy at national/regional levels in the areas of health and nutrition.

· An understanding and commitment to Save the Children values.

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· Excellent spoken and written Amharic and English, desirable if able to communicate in Afarigna

· Excellent computer skills (particularly Microsoft Office) and internet skills.

· Willingness to travel and work with rural communities

· Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through [email protected] on or before August 22, 2018.

 A CV (not more than 3 pages)

A cover letter (not more than one page)

A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.

Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.




Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children. We undertake rigorous procedures during the recruitment process including background checks to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny.

In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.


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