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Department: East Africa
Based in: Nairobi, Kenya with extensive travel in Somalia
Reports to: the Social Behaviour Change Advisor
We are looking for a Social Behavior Change Manager for the Somalia Demand Creation for Health Services programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The focus of this program is to increase community awareness of, and demand for, health services and promote appropriate health, Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) practices.
The Social Behavior Change Manager will support design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of this dynamic programme including innovative pilot demand creation and behavior change interventions developed using user-centered approaches; support capacity building/ strengthening with the Ministries of Health and implementing partners; contribute to the design and rollout of the learning agenda and improve the evidence base to inform and influence policy in the Somali health sector throughout the life of project.
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PSI seeks an entrepreneurial, dynamic candidate with technical expertise in social and behavior change communications in the health field. The SBC Manager will be responsible for building the capacity of government and implementing partners to pilot and scale creative approaches to health demand creation and behavior change.
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What are we looking for?
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae not later than February 22, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Social Behavior Change Manager - Somalia