Overview

ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children seeks a Social and Behavior Change Communication Advisor who will serve on the upcoming Tanzania Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Activity (MSNA) Program. This program, funded by USAID, will intensify and integrate nutrition support to targeted regions of Tanzania, in order to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age, especially pregnant and lactating women, adolescents, and children under five years of age.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree preferably in communication or marketing; or social science such as sociology, anthropology; will accept degrees in other fields if there is evidence of sustained experience in the fields noted above;
Minimum of 7 years of experience in social and behavior change related work, including but not limited to strategic, development communications or campaigns, or commercial marketing/advertising. Preference preferably in the field of nutrition or in associated development areas of health or agriculture;
Experience necessary in creative, strategic communication design and media/materials development (mobile phones, print and/or television). This includes pre-testing and production of communications materials;
Work experience at the community level in programs that require active engagement with families and the community;
Knowledge of the public and private sector (marketing/advertising) communication landscape in Tanzania;
Experience with the design and implementation of qualitative anthropological/sociological research and /or communication monitoring and evaluation a plus;
History of engagement with USAID or development donor funded initiatives is highly desirable;
Fluency in Swahili and excellent written and verbal English language skills;
Extensive experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa; work experience in Tanzania highly desirable; and

Qualified Tanzanian nationals are highly encouraged to apply.

Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Contract – Full-Time
Closing date: Sunday 17 June 2018
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified