Save the Children Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization Jobs

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Save the Children Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

Save the Children Ethiopia looking for “Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 15th April, 2024.

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international, non-government operated organization. It was founded in the UK in 1919, with the goal of helping improve the lives of children worldwide. The organization helps to raise money to improve children’s lives by creating better educational opportunities, better health care, and improved economic opportunities.

Save the Children Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization Jobs 2024

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on 08th April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization to be based in Jijiga, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Save the Children
Position Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization
Location Jijiga, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Five (05) Year’s
Application Deadline 15th April, 2024

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2024

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • In collaboration with H&N Program Manager, develop project detail work plan, budget forecast and procurement plan for the project implementation woredas.
  • Ensure procurements specified in the project documents are planned, requested, purchased, delivered and distributed and reported on a timely manner
  • Closely work with the H&N Program Manager, Sr. Technical Specialists at CO, and SBC Coordinator to come up with culturally appropriate EPI messages to raise awareness of community members and influence their behaviour positively on EPI
  • Provide monthly update on project progress and flag any concerns in a timely manner for H&N Program Manager and FO Management
  • Manage all activities, resources and assets for the projects under supervision
  • Identify critical issues in the implementation of projects and take the necessary actions to address problems and constraints
  • Prepare periodic reports on the implementation of project activities as per the requirements of SCI, regional MOUs and specific project donor
  • Ensure that strategies for phasing out are taken care of during implementation; and project close outs are properly planned and executed
  • Closely work with RHB/Zonal and Woreda Health Offices for the smooth implementation of the project and for ensuring project sustainability
  • Support H&N Program Manager for any project activity and budget revisions, support prepare justification for request of amendments in keeping with donor regulations and procedures, closely working with the relevant award and management team to ensure timely action.
  • Support regular delivery of static, outreach and mobile vaccination sessions in the implementation areas
  • Organize, support/facilitate trainings for EPI Managers, HWs, HEWs, CVs, and other community members, on immunization, and community mobilization
  • Conduct mentorship and post training follow up visits and regularly assess the improvement on the capacity of HWs and HEWs
  • Support community and facility based surveillance and early response for Vaccine Preventable Diseases
  • Support regular transportation of vaccines to all HFs and support proper handling of cold chain equipment. Facilitate maintenance of un functional vaccine refrigerators
  • Provide technical and coordination support during national and sub national immunization campaigns
  • Support proper documentation of EPI activities through technical assistance and provision of recording and reporting formats (EPI and outreach monitoring charts, tally sheets, and refrigerator temperature monitoring sheets) and
  • Ensure data quality through regular data validation and data triangulation and support use of data for decision making
  • In collaboration with SBC Coordinator, H&N Program Manager and GSK Project Senior Technical Specialists, build capacity of community structures at grass root level to support EPI activities in the implementation woredas.
  • Support and coordinate during the planning and implementation of project related assessments such as LQAS and baseline and endline surveys and studies
  • Document, organize, and share the proceedings and reports of all trainings/ capacity building workshops and project related meetings with the project manager;
  • In collaboration with the Immunization Strengthening Project Manager assist the development of articles, case studies or other written materials regarding best practices, lessons learned etc.
  • Document experiences and challenges encountered in the process of project implementation: capacity building, provision of technical support and demand creation
  • Conduct regular supportive and joint supportive supervisions to project sites with respective government partners.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization
  • Job Identification: 6705
  • Job Category: Supply Chain
  • Posting Date: 05/04/2024, 15:36
  • Apply Before: 15/04/2024, 15:35
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Locations: Jijiga

Minimum Requirement:

Education:

  • First degree in public health, social psychology, health communication or other relevant behavioural science field.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in technically leading, managing and implementing SBC on Immunization and child health projects
  • Formal training in and demonstrated understanding of theories and frameworks relating to individual behaviour change and broader social change, the evidence base for social and behaviour change interventions and best practices, and familiarity with the current SBC and research and evaluation literature.
  • Hands-on experience designing, planning, implementing, and evaluating behavioural interventions is essential.
  • Experience in vaccine demand-related programming highly desirable.

Language:

  • Excellent command of communicating and writing in English.

How to Apply Save the Children Social Behavioural Change Coordinator – Immunization Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/6705

The Closing Date: 15th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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