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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2018
    Deadline: Apr 13, 2018
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    The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is a five-year, global project funded by USAID. It is designed to strengthen developing country capacity to implement state-of-the-art social and behavior change communication (SBCC) programs. Among the important health areas addressed by HC3 are: Family planning and reproductive health Child survival...
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    Senior Technical Advisor (STA) - Tuberculosis SBCC

    Reports to: Deputy Project Director-Malaria and TB


    • The Senior Technical Advisor for Tuberculosis will work with the Deputy Project Director-Malaria and TB, and serve as the technical point person for Tuberculosis SBCC activities.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • The STA will provide technical assistance to the project in the areas of tuberculosis social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity strengthening, community mobilization, social and mass media strategies and advocacy.
    • The STA will also assist in developing annual TB SBCC work plan for the project and assists in its implementation.

    Specifically the STA will:

    • Support the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program (NTBLCP) to develop the new National Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization Guidelines.
    • Build capacity of the assigned NTBLCP staff on SBCC strategies and activities through mentoring and supportive supervision
    • Support the State Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program (STBLCP) to implement and monitor Tuberculosis SBCC activities based on the developed National Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization Guidelines.
    • Represent the Project in national tuberculosis technical meetings.
    • Develop specific messages that will target key tuberculosis prevention and early treatment seeking behaviors.
    • Implement and monitor SBCC activities at the health facility to promote providers’ positive behaviors to tuberculosis prompt diagnosis and treatment.
    • Design, pre-test and finalize drafts of tuberculosis SBCC materials in collaboration with NTBLCP and other relevant partners
    • Work with the project’s media team to review all tuberculosis-related mass media materials.
    • Review tuberculosis SBCC technical resource materials (e.g. training materials, plans, strategy documents, job aids)
    • Work with representatives of NTBLCP, STBLCPs, partners, and other stakeholders to share best practices in tuberculosis SBCC
    • Work with Project staff both at National and State level to ensure that tuberculosis SBCC efforts are evidence-based, community-driven and contribute to the overall goal of the project.

    Requirements, Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Social Sciences, Health Education, or other related field.
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in SBCC, and at least 5 years must be working experience in Tuberculosis control.
    • Experience in developing SBCC tools and materials.

    Other specific knowledge requirements:

    • General knowledge of SBCC and its practical application to programs
    • Familiarity with relevant national Tuberculosis policy documents and guidelines e.g. the Nigeria National Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis Control 2015-2020).


    • Proven teamwork and facilitation skills
    • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to initiate and implement activities with minimal oversight and supervision
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Cover Letters (including the below) and CV's as one PDF document to: The subject line of your email should be -The job title and Location
    Please follow all the instructions Exactly. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions Exactly will be discarded without review:

    • Your cover letter should include the following:
      • Address the education/experience requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary
    • CV and cover letter PDF file name must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: USMAN SEGUN).
    • Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
    • Do not include any additional certificates or documentation.

    Note: Language skills will be tested during interviews for shortlisted candidates.

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