Demand Generation Advisor at NURHI
Posted on: 28 July, 2011
Deadline: 4 August, 2011
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The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) seeks applications from qualified individuals to contribute to improved material health and reduced child mortality through increased contraceptives prevalence rates in selected urban areas in Nigeria.
NURH is looking for dynamic, hardworking individuals to join our team for the following position in Abuja:
DEMAND GENERATION ADVISOR
The Demand Generation Advisor will provide technical vision, leadership and guidance to the behavior change communication program activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following:
Provide direction and supervision in all aspects of Behavior Change Communication (BCC) strategy development, implementation and evaluation for project BCC activities including urban communication initiatives, mass media, health provider interpersonal communication, community mobilization, materials development for family planning/birth spacing knowledge, awareness, use and demand for contraceptive methods:
Liaise with NURH field to oversee the development and coordination of demand generation and BCC activities;
Work with NURH partner and staff to help foster community engagement and participation through the development of community mobilization approaches and necessary Interpersonal Communication and Counseling (IPCC) strategies that are specific for urban settings;
Use research data and information to inform programmatic directions and decision making;
Provide proactive program management to ensure timely compliance with project milestones;
Collaborate with NURH partners and liaise with the key stakeholders to exchange bect BCC practices for family planning and harmonization of activities;
Represent the NURH Project in technical working group meetings;
Write reports and document success stories relating to the project interventions; and
Perform other related duties as necessary
Flexibility to travel throughout Nigeria and internationally as needed for the project
Strong organizational, interpersonal, leadership and management skills
Solid experience in implementing behavior change communication
Good problem solving and independent thinking skills.
Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Master degree in communication, public health or social science
Five or ten years experience working in the field of health communication, mass media and BCC activity implementation.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: English fluency (oral and written)
Qualified candidates should send their applications by email to: email@example.com
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. Letters of application, capability statement (not more than one page) and CVs of interested candidates (with a minimum of two referees) should be received not later than ten days from the date of this notice.
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