Position: SBC Advisor –Lishe Mtambuka  Project

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Location: Dar-es-salaam

Duration of Contract: One year renewable

Tanzania Communication and Development Center (TCDC), is a locally registered not for profit Organization that envisions being the leader in Social Behavior Change Communication and Development in Tanzania. TCDC’s vision is creating empowered households and communities that are happy and healthy. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of households and communities by equipping them with the skills, tools and mindset needed to live happy and healthy lives.

TCDC has been sub-contracted by Chemonics International Inc who recently received notice of award for the Lishe Mtambuka Activity also known as the Regional Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Activity. TCDC will be providing technical leadership and implementation assistance in Social and Behaviour Change (SBC). Lishe Mtambuka is a USAID funded activity which will be implemented in 5-targeted regions of Tanzania mainland (Katavi, Kigoma,Songwe, Rukwa and Njombe). The project aims to strengthening Tanzanian health, food, water, and sanitation systems serving women of reproductive age and children under five.

SBC Advisor is responsible for ensuring that the project develop and implement Nutrition and WASH SBC activities and contributes to the project goal by coordinating the implementation of SBC interventions in close collaboration with project staff members, Ministry of Health and other stakeholders.

SBC Advisor will work with Lishe Mtambuka team lead by Chemonics to manage development and implementation of SBC activities in line with project goal to reduce the burden of Nutrition and WASH and move towards the long-term goal of strengthening Tanzanian health, food, water, and sanitation systems serving women of reproductive age and children under five.

He/she will coordinate the development and implementation of SBC activities across all intermediate results at regional and community level through innovative SBC approaches that sustainably bring about positive behaviour change at community level.

Specific Role and ResponsibilitiesCan be viewed through TCDC website: www.tcdctz.org 

Requirements:

  • Masters/Degree qualification in public health, nutrition, social science-related studies, or other related field’s required.in; coordination and management of similar projects; Public health education and behavioural change communication.
  • Proven experience in implementing behavioural change communication projects, focusing promoting positive adoption of Nutrition and WASH related behaviours.
  • Proven experience in implementing at least two projects that includes a strong behaviour change component.
  • Strong project management experience and financial/budget analysis skills.
  • Personnel management experience is required
  • 10 years’ experience in leading similar project, program planning and multi-cultural and remote personnel management experience.
  • Ability to become a thought leader in the field
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills a must
  • Ability to develop well-written, cohesive analyses and reports
  • Track record of building strong client and stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to identify and understand issues and opportunities, compare data from different sources to draw conclusions, use effective approaches for developing appropriate solutions, take action that is consistent with available facts and probable consequences, communicate with and seek guidance from regional program management team
  • Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required
  • Willingness to be based in seconded office and travel to remote rural locations.

HOW TO APPLY 

  1. Please send your application letter and CV to the below email address no later than Friday, October 6th, 2023. Please clearly indicate the position your applying for in the subject line of the email.
  2. Email Address: jobs@tcdctz.org
  3. Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 14 days consider yourself unsuccessful.
  4. TCDC is an Equal Opportunity, Afrmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualied applicants and employees without regard to age, religion, gender, disability, and marital status.

Please note that:

  • Any supporting documents are to be provided by applicants only upon request by the selection panel.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, please note that review of applications will be done on a rolling basis and decisions could be made before the closing date of the advertisement.

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