Project Officer - Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC), INSP

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The role
This position is under Improving Newborn Survival Project (INSP) and will be mainly responsible for leading implementation of SBCC activities at local level. S/he will assist the situation analysis and lead mapping of community health workers/volunteers to engage in SBCC activity in selected areas in Dhaka city. S/he will also organize and conduct orientation sessions for community health workers/volunteers, parent and family member on SBCC Activity. S/he will work in close collaboration with the Senior Manager and health and family planning managers and urban stakeholders. 

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in community mobilization and SBCC activity related to maternal, newborn, and adolescent (MNAH), Nutrition and Family Planning (FP).
  • Experience to working with Health and FP managers and urban stakeholders is essential.
  • Direct working experience with government health and family planning service delivery will be an advantage. 
  • Should have the capacity to coordinate and collaborate effectively with MOHFW authorities and different government units/departments, urban stake holders.
  • Sound knowledge on SBCC and community mobilization related to MNCAHN-FP.
  • Excellent coordination skill, proficiency in MS Office
  • Bachelor Degree, preferably in Social Science or relevant discipline

Contract length: Regular

Job Location: Dhaka

The Organisation
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.

Application Information:

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Application deadline: 10 November, 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.