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Job title : SBC State Facilitator

Job Location : Akwa Ibom

Deadline : May 22, 2024

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Role objectives:

  • Coordination & meetings: Provide support to the state teams to effectively coordinate the advocacy, communication & social mobilization for the SIAs including participation in key technical meetings, contributing to conversations on ACSM strategies.
  • Contextual analysis & assessment: Provide support to & participate in the conduct of rapid assessments related to the SIAs to support ACSM strategies effectively.
  • Strategy development for ACSM: Ensure the development of comprehensive, evidence based ACSM strategies for the SIAs that address the needs of a wide range of stakeholders at all levels.
  • Implementation of community mobilization & engagement activities: Oversee the execution of innovative & interactive community engagement activities & participatory approaches, including town hall meetings, health talks, school based interventions, community & household engagements, etc. to raise awareness & motivate communities to accept the immunization services.
  • Stakeholder engagement & partnership building: Work with the state teams to map, engage & maintain a broad range of stakeholders, including other government agencies, non governmental organizations, community leaders, religious leaders, health professionals, media, gender groups, etc., to endorse the events & leverage their structures for the SIAs.
  • Development & production of communication materials: Support the design & production of culturally appropriate audiovisual materials & the delivery of materials to all levels.
  • Training & capacity building: Ensure the implementation of training forums for various stakeholders including health workers, community mobilizers, etc. on effective advocacy & communication, social mobilization techniques, & address vaccine hesitancy.
  • Crisis communication & information management: Support the state to develop & implement a crisis communication plan to address any sudden issues or misinformation that may arise during the SIAs, including training key personnel in crisis communication & rapid response strategies.
  • Monitoring & learning: Conduct monitoring of the implementation of activities, track progress of funds utilization against planned activities, identify areas for improvement & strategies to address them, participate in rapid assessments & document lessons learned & best practices to inform future SIAs.
  • Reporting & documentation: Provide detailed weekly / monthly progress reports, documenting the implementation of ACSM activities, stakeholder engagement efforts, community responses & any challenges encountered. Produce a comprehensive final report evaluating the overall effectiveness of the ACSM interventions, with recommendations for future initiatives.
  • Performs other duties, as required.

Deliverables:

  • Inception report & a monthly work plan at the beginning of each month, specifying the activities, to be completed each month in support of the SIAs.
  • Monthly progress reports detailing activities, outcomes, challenges & modifications with photographs.
  • Participation in weekly meetings with SBC teams.
  • Timely & immediate alerts to the supervisor & the state on gaps observed.
  • A final comprehensive report summarizing the campaign outcomes, lessons learned & recommendations for future campaigns.
  • Other documents including assessment reports, strategy documents, training documents, etc.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies:

  • Bachelors degree in communication or a related field is required & coursed in finance / business administration considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English & knowledge in a local language of the assigned states is an asset.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in social & behavior change, community mobilization, health communication, or related areas is required.
  • Experience with implementing successful non polio supplemental immunization activities & public health campaigns.
  • Strong understanding of the cultural & socio economic context of the assigned state.
  • Excellent communication, coordination, training & report writing skills.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

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