BA-Nigeria Social Mobilization Officer at Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3)

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) supports the US President's Malaria Initiative's (PMI) goal of significantly reducing deaths from malaria in high burden African countries. Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) activities ensure Nigerians are aware of, understand, and play their part in the national goal of malaria elimination. We are recruiting to fill the position below:ob Title: BA-Nigeria Social Mobilization Officer Location: Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi StateReports to: State CoordinatorSummaryThe BA-Nigeria Social Mobilization Officer will provide technical support to the state project team in the process of planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of social and community mobilization activities.S/he is expected to work in close collaboration with the Community Mobilizers, State and LGA Health Educators, Ward Development Committees and the State BA-Nigeria team to plan organize, conduct, report and follow-up social and community mobilization activities planning.The incumbent will maintain regular communication with State Coordinator BA-Nigeria Technical Leads and BA-Nigeria Deputy Project Director- Integrated SBC & FP.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesIn addition to the overall technical inputs to the project as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:Support implementation of social and community mobilization activities in collaboration with the Community Mobilizers, State and LGA Health Educators. Ward Development Committees Support advocacy with religious and community leaders to create an enabling environment to improve awareness on the benefits of family planning and promote uptake of services.Organize meetings with religious, traditional and community leaders, village heads, community groups, women’s groups, trade associations and other relevant community segments to improve awareness on family planning and availability of servicesSupport training and supervision of Community Mobilizers and other social/community mobilization agents working under the BA-Nigeria project or implementing government-led initiatives.Support the BA-Nigeria M&F Officer and State Coordinator to effectively collect, collate and report social/community mobilization data as requiredCollaborate with State Coordinator and State M&F Officers to ensure documentation of all community mobilization activitiesPrepare and submit timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learnt on the ground from the projectsProvide administrative support as neededCart out other tasks to support BA-Nigeria FP & Integrated SBC project efforts as assigned 

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