Career Openings at The 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. HC3 Nigeria is working with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and partnering organizations to ensure SBCC activities achieve scale and intensity throughout the country. With over 177 million people to reach, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. Interventions introduced have to achieve impact with a combination of wide reach and intense interpersonal communication activity.

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: State Coordinator
Location:
Sokoto
Reports to: HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director – Family Planning
Email address to apply to:  [email protected]
 Job Summary

  • Each of the HC3 Nigeria State Coordinators will provide leadership and technical assistance to programmatic, advocacy, SBCC, community engagement and M&E technical inputs to all aspects of the program in one of the Project Focal State: Sokoto State.
  • Reports directly to the HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director- Family Planning and works in close consultation on technical programmatic, SBCC and M&E issues with the HC3 Nigeria Senior Technical Advisor- Family Planning and the HC3 Nigeria Team.
  • While the primary focus of the activities will be on Family Planning, the State Coordinators will also be working to incorporate HC3 Malaria related activities into the community and mass media activities in the State, as directed by the HC3 Chief of Party.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In addition to the overall technical inputs to the project as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assist Deputy Director with the development and implementation of the Advocacy, Demand Generation and Service Provider components of the project in State, as assigned.
  • Coordinate closely with the HC3 Nigeria Team and NURHI staff, as needed.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of effective relationships at the State level with health partners, implementing partners, State MOHs and other key stakeholders, with guidance from and in collaboration with the Deputy Director and Chief of Party.
  • Assist with the development and writing of timely program reports on a quarterly and annual basis and disseminate program success stories, and other reporting duties as assigned.
  • Assist with design and oversee implementation of the all project activities at the State level, including monitoring and evaluation system.
  • The position will be based in each State capital.
  • Travel to project focal areas within each state is expected to be approximately 30% or more.
  • Perform job duties/responsibilities in support of CCPs Mission and Values, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position will supervise State Level stall approximately 2-4 people, to be determined.
  • The position reports to the HC3 Deputy Director-Family Planning.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (public health, social science, humanities, other) required. Masters Degree or higher highly valued.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience managing a Family Planning or related Reproductive Health programs in Nigeria. Advocacy, SBCC and/or Community Mobilization expertise highly valued.

Language Skills:

  • Must he fluent in English, and given the geographic focus of the project.
  • Hausa and/or Igbo is highly desirable.

Job Title: State Coordinator
Location:
Bauchi
Reports to: HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director – Family Planning
Email address to apply to:  [email protected]
Job Summary

  • Each of the HC3 Nigeria State Coordinators will provide leadership and technical assistance to programmatic, advocacy, SBCC, community engagement and M&E technical inputs to all aspects of the program in one of the Project Focal State: Bauchi State.
  • Reports directly to the HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director- Family Planning and works in close consultation on technical programmatic, SBCC and M&E issues with the HC3 Nigeria Senior Technical Advisor- Family Planning and the HC3 Nigeria Team.
  • While the primary focus of the activities will be on Family Planning, the State Coordinators will also be working to incorporate HC3 Malaria related activities into the community and mass media activities in the State, as directed by the HC3 Chief of Party.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In addition to the overall technical inputs to the project as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assist Deputy Director with the development and implementation of the Advocacy, Demand Generation and Service Provider components of the project in State, as assigned.
  • Coordinate closely with the HC3 Nigeria Team and NURHI staff, as needed.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of effective relationships at the State level with health partners, implementing partners, State MOHs and other key stakeholders, with guidance from and in collaboration with the Deputy Director and Chief of Party.
  • Assist with the development and writing of timely program reports on a quarterly and annual basis and disseminate program success stories, and other reporting duties as assigned.
  • Assist with design and oversee implementation of the all project activities at the State level, including monitoring and evaluation system.
  • The position will be based in each State capital.
  • Travel to project focal areas within each state is expected to be approximately 30% or more.
  • Perform job duties/responsibilities in support of CCPs Mission and Values, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position will supervise State Level stall approximately 2-4 people, to be determined.
  • The position reports to the HC3 Deputy Director-Family Planning.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (public health, social science, humanities, other) required. Masters Degree or higher highly valued.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience managing a Family Planning or related Reproductive Health programs in Nigeria. Advocacy, SBCC and/or Community Mobilization expertise highly valued.

Language Skills:

  • Must he fluent in English, and given the geographic focus of the project.
  • Hausa and/or Igbo is highly desirable.

Job Title: State Coordinator
Location:
Ebonyi
Reports to: HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director – Family Planning
Email address to apply to: [email protected]
 Job Summary

  • Each of the HC3 Nigeria State Coordinators will provide leadership and technical assistance to programmatic, advocacy, SBCC, community engagement and M&E technical inputs to all aspects of the program in one of the Project Focal State: Ebonyi State.
  • Reports directly to the HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director- Family Planning and works in close consultation on technical programmatic, SBCC and M&E issues with the HC3 Nigeria Senior Technical Advisor- Family Planning and the HC3 Nigeria Team.
  • While the primary focus of the activities will be on Family Planning, the State Coordinators will also be working to incorporate HC3 Malaria related activities into the community and mass media activities in the State, as directed by the HC3 Chief of Party.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In addition to the overall technical inputs to the project as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assist Deputy Director with the development and implementation of the Advocacy, Demand Generation and Service Provider components of the project in State, as assigned.
  • Coordinate closely with the HC3 Nigeria Team and NURHI staff, as needed.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of effective relationships at the State level with health partners, implementing partners, State MOHs and other key stakeholders, with guidance from and in collaboration with the Deputy Director and Chief of Party.
  • Assist with the development and writing of timely program reports on a quarterly and annual basis and disseminate program success stories, and other reporting duties as assigned.
  • Assist with design and oversee implementation of the all project activities at the State level, including monitoring and evaluation system.
  • The position will be based in each State capital.
  • Travel to project focal areas within each state is expected to be approximately 30% or more.
  • Perform job duties/responsibilities in support of CCPs Mission and Values, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position will supervise State Level stall approximately 2-4 people, to be determined.
  • The position reports to the HC3 Deputy Director-Family Planning.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (public health, social science, humanities, other) required. Masters Degree or higher highly valued.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience managing a Family Planning or related Reproductive Health programs in Nigeria. Advocacy, SBCC and/or Community Mobilization expertise highly valued.

Language Skills:

  • Must he fluent in English, and given the geographic focus of the project.
  • Hausa and/or Igbo is highly desirable.

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor – Family Planning
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Reports to: HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director-Family Planning
Email address to apply to: [email protected]
Job Summary

  • The HC3 Nigeria Senior Technical Advisor- Family Planning will provide assistance to programmatic, advocacy, SBCC, community engagement and M&E technical inputs to all aspects of the family planning program.
  • She/he will report directly to the HC3 Nigeria Deputy Director – Family Planning and work in close consultation on technical programmatic. SBCC and M&E issues with the HC3 Nigeria Team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In addition to the overall technical inputs to the project described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assist Deputy Director with the development and implementation of the Advocacy. Demand Generation and Service Provider components of the project, as assigned.
  • Coordinate closely with the HC3 Nigeria Team and NURHI staff.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of effective relationships with health partners, implementing partners, Federal and State MOHs and other key stakeholders, with guidance from and in collaboration with the Deputy Director and Chief of Party.Provide extensive technical assistance to each state team.
  • Assist with the development and writing of timely program reports on a quarterly and annual basis and disseminate program success stories, and other reporting duties as assigned.
  • Assist with, design and oversee implementation of the project monitoring and evaluation system.
  • The position will be based at the HC3 Office in Abuja, but is expected to spend a substantial amount of time (approximately 30-40%) at the NURHI Office when not travelling to the States to participate in weekly planning and consultative meetings, with NURHI.
  • Travel to focal states is expected to be approximately 30% or more.
  • Perform job duties/responsibilities in support of CCP’s Mission and Values, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities at this time. With project expansion this status may change over time.

Education and/or Experience

  • Master’s Degree or higher in a relevant field (Public Health, Social Science, Humanities, other).
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience on Family Planning or related Reproductive Health programs in Nigeria. SBCC and/or Community Mobilization expertise highly valued.

Language Skills:

  • Must be fluent in English, and given the geographic focus of the project, Hausa and/or Igbo is highly desirable.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV) as one PDF document tothe email address attached to the corresponding job position above.

For example, applicant for the position of State Coordinator in Sokoto should apply to
[email protected]

Follow the instructions below to apply:

  • Your cover letter should include the following:
    • Address the education/experience and language skills requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary.
    • Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
    • A table with the following information regarding your language skills. Scoring: 1=Elementary skills, 2=Limited working proficiency, 3= General Professional proficiency, 4= Advanced Professional proficiency, 5= Functional Native proficiency

Example:

language Oral (Score of 1-5) Written (Score of 1 – 5)
English 4 4
Igbo 3 2
Hausa 5 4

please note that language skills will be tested during interviews for successful candidates.

  • CV and cover letter PDF file name must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: USMAN SEGUN).
  • The subject line of your email should be int his format – “HC3 Nigeria State Coordinator Sokoto”.
  • Do not include any additional certificates or documentation.

Note: Any submission that do not follow the instructions Exactly will be disregarded without review.

Application Deadline  5pm (Abuja time) Thursday April 21, 2016.

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