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LGA Supervisors - Demand Creation

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Breakthrough ACTION is recruiting for Full time LGA Supervisors - Demand Creation

Job Description

Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behavior - from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV and preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases - by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: LGA Supervisor for Demand Creation

Location: Kano

Slot: 6 Openings

Background

  • Breakthrough Action Nigeria is a USAID funded social behaviour change project with the goal of increasing practice of priority individual health behaviour in target states in MNCH+N, FP, Malaria and Tuberculosis. Firmly grounded in proven practices, Breakthrough ACTION works in partnership with governments, civil society, and communities around the world to implement creative and sustainable SBC programming, nurture SBC champions, mainstream new techniques and technologies, and advocate strategic and sustained investment in SBC.
  • Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria supports the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy control programme (NTBLCP) in Tuberculosis (TB) related Social and behaviour change (SBC) activities with the aim at increasing TB case detection. The project will be implementing TB SBC activities in selected LGAs in Kano State to improve TB case finding and ensure sustained TB programming in spite of current global and national challenges.

Scope of Work

  • The LGA SBC Supervisor will provide required technical and coordination of TB demand creation activities in LGAs in Kano State.

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide day to day implementation and monitoring of the TB demand creation activities in implementing LGA.
  • In collaboration with the LGA TBLS, and partners, identify and conduct advocacy to all relevant stakeholders at facility and community level.
  • Work together with the LGA TBLS in the coordination of activity across all intervention areas.
  • In collaboration with the State Consultant, coordinate and manage logistics for internal and external meetings, workshops, and other program activities as needed;
  • Coordinate distribution of project materials to the relevant intervention sites within the LGA and ensure effective monitoring and documentation of utilization.
  • Monitor implementation of TB activities amongst PPMVs, religious leaders, NURTW and community leaders in the LGA.
  • Assist in the preparation and logistical planning for various events, functions etc in their LGAs.
  • Identify and resolve issues as they arise, which often requires interpretation of existing procedures and processes and determining the appropriate application;
  • Document the implementation process, success stories and provide key highlights including lessons learned on a monthly basis and submit the same to the State Consultant.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

0

Qualifications
B.Sc
Other Requirements

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social / Health Sciences, or related discipline is required.
  • 1-2 years Previous experience carrying out related task with donor-funded project is desirable;
  • Previous work experience implementing USAID-funded or donor funded health programs is strongly preferred;
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving skills and attention to details is essential;
  • Knowledge of key health sector players in the public and aid sectors in Nigeria required; previous work in TB will be added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills (written & spoken) in English and Hausa languages is required;
  • Geographical knowledge of the state is a must. Candidates who currently reside in Kano State will be given top priority

Period of Engagement:

  • 6 months (August 2020 to January 2021– Possible extension of contract subject to donor funding.

Application Closing Date

5th August, 2020.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a PDF copy of their CV to email below using the "Consultancy Title and Location" as subject of the email.

Application Instruction / Notice

To apply for this position, please follow the instructions exactly as described below. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions exactly will be discarded without review:

  • Address the education / experience requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary.
  • Language skills. (Please note that language skills will be tested during interviews for shortlisted candidates.)
  • Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
  • CVs must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: ADAMU ISA).
  • The subject line of your email should be the consultancy title and location. E.g. “LGA Supervisor for Demand Creation - Kano”
  • Do not include any additional certificates or documentation. Any applications that include certificates or other documents will be deleted immediately

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About Breakthrough ACTION
Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behaviors—from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV—by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change (SBC).Firmly grounded in proven practices, Breakthrough ACTION works in partnership with governments, civil society, and communities around the world to implement creative and sustainable SBC programming, nu...
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Job Summary
Published
July 28, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Location
Kano
Deadline
August 5, 2020
Specialization
Medical/ Health
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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