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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) - Provider Behavior Change

    Reports to: SBC & Innovations Advisor


    • The Senior Technical Advisor for Provider Behavior will serve as the Abuja headquarters technical point person for provider behavior activities.
    • He or she will have primary responsibility for day-to-day coordination with state-level Provider Behavior focal persons, service delivery and government partners, the US HQ-based Senior Program Officer-Provider Behavior, and the Abuja Breakthrough-ACTION Innovations team.

    Specific Duties

    • Coordinate and collaborate closely with service delivery partners, government partners, and provider associations.
    • Represent BA at government and partner meetings and initiatives involving provider behavior and related issues.
    • Provide technical assistance to the state provider behavior focal persons in implementing provider behavior change activities. This may take the form of training, mentorship, supervision visits and the facilitation of weekly coordination calls.
    • Review and provide feedback on reports and other deliverables produced by state teams.
    • In collaboration with the Senior Program Officer-Provider Behavior at CCP HQ, USAID service delivery partners, and other Breakthrough-ACTION partners and technical team members,
    • Identify problems affecting providers’ motivation, opportunity and ability to (a) adhere to service delivery guidelines and (b) provide quality interpersonal community and counseling.
    • With the above groups, work closely to identify potential strategies, develop related implementation tools, and monitor activities.
    • Participate in weekly planning and monitoring calls.
    • Develop systems for using data to inform planning and monitor the quality of implementation.
    • Provide proactive program management to ensure timely compliance with project milestones
    • Develop, review and approve activity budgets and travel plans and work closely with Abuja and field staff to ensure sound stewardship of project funds and compliance with donor (USAID) regulations.
    • Actively seek to learn about best practices in provider behavior change and share learnings with colleagues
    • Contribute to activity reports, success stories and annual work plans
    • Other duties as necessary


    • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with service delivery, provider behavior change, and/or social and behavior change activities.
    • Strong management and coordination skills
    • Master's Degree in a relevant field (Development Studies, Public Health, etc.) and at least 5-7 years of relevant experience; or a Bachelor's degree and at least 8-10 years of experience
    • Demonstrated track record in planning and coordinating programs in consultation with government and other partners
    • Strong writing, reporting and presentation skills
    • Competency in training and institutional capacity-building
    • Knowledge of and experience with USAID requirements preferred


    • 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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