Wednesday, 7 June 2017

ACCESS-SMC Social and Behaviour Change Communication Officer

Malaria Consortium ( is one of the world's leading non-profit organizations, which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium (MC) works to improve lives in Africa and Asia through sustainable, evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote child and maternal health.

Malaria Consortium works with partners, including all levels of Government to improve the lives of all, especially the poorest and marginalized in Africa and Asia. MC targets key health burdens, including malaria, pneumonia and other neglected tropical diseases, along with other factors that impact child and maternal health.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: ACCESS-SMC Social and Behaviour Change Communication Officer

 Sokoto & Zamfara
Project Duration: July 2017- February 2018

Job Description

  • These officers will work closely with the Senior Technical Officer to focus on social and behavioural change communication (SBCC) for ACCESS SMC project in Sokoto and Zamfara State.
  • The staff will engage, and work directly with partners and Stakeholders at all levels to achieve the demand creation targets of the project in the focal States.
  • Candidates must have a degree in Communication, Public Health or equivalent fields and a minimum 3-5 years' experience in social and community mobilization, public health and advocacy.
  • Experience collaborating with Ministry of Health and/or State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP)in the northern states is a plus.
  • Also, fluency in English and Hausa languages as well as experience working in culturally challenging environments is compulsory for the role.
Terms of Appointment
The programme offers highly competitive salary packages. Local terms and conditions will apply.

Application Closing Date

31st May, 2017.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to:

  • Candidates must state the projects, position and location as the mail subject.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection tests and interviews.
  • Interested candidates should please note the project duration above


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