JOB OPENING

Manager (Divisional Manager) - SBCC Activity

Save the Children invites application for the above mentioned position of USAID Ujjiban Social and Behavior Change Communication Project. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The Role
This position will act as Divisional Team Lead, is responsible for leading the implementation of divisional level planned Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) and community mobilization activities. The Manager will lead ongoing SBCC activities in Chattogram division and make sure effective coordination among the related project stakeholder i.e. Government, NGOs and related stakeholders. S/he will support in development and implementation of divisional SBCC plan jointly with key stakeholders and also  strategic guidance to community clinic support groups/volunteers mobilization activities to supplement work of trained FWAs and HAs in the respective division. S/he will be actively engaged in development and functioning of divisional/district level SBCC coordination committees and organize join supervisory visits for the members to monitor the progress and quality of SBCC and community mobilization activities. The incumbent will work in close collaboration with the Advisor-Community Mobilization and divisional/ district/upazila health and family planning managers.   

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 6 years’ experience, including 3 years in management positions, preferably in the field of community mobilization and SBCC activity.
  • Experience in working with Govt. senior health and family planning managers and policy makers is essential.
  • Should have the capacity to coordinate and collaborate effectively with different government units/departments MOH&FW at divisional/district level.
  • Sound knowledge on SBCC and community mobilization related to maternal, new born, adolescent and child health (MNCAH) and Family Planning and better understanding on national health strategies/programs.
  • Excellent skill in coordinating SBCC activity and community engagement relevant to MNCAH-FP program.
  • Computer proficiency in MS-Office
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Social Science/Public Health/ Mass Communication/ Anthropology.

Contract length: Open ended

Job Location: Chattogram

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

For detailed job description and to apply online, please visit http://bangladesh.savethechildren.net 

Application deadline: 18 August, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.