Overview

Position Title: Regional SBC Officer (1 Position)

Location: Mara

Reporting to: Communication Manager

Position Objective:

To provide effective leadership, management and implementation of SBC activities in order to contribute to overall objectives of AFYA KAMILIFU project. Supporting the AFYA KAMILIFU team by providing SBC technical advice to partners and government stakeholders to ensure activities are implemented based on evidence-based SBC approaches, follow current practice, and established standards to ensure quality and rigorous design. Be responsible for leading and coordinating the documentation and dissemination of knowledge to implementing partners to ensure consistency in the scale up of activities.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning, Organizing/coordination
Initiate and assist the planning process with Implementing Partners, local government and community leaders.
Liaison with the regional/district government staff to plan community mobilization activities
Assist in the preparation of annual work plans, timelines, budgets and reports for TCDC
Participate into regional as well as district planning sessions, share TCDC annual work plan to be incorporated into Regional Health Management Team plan.
Develop and implement regional work plans
Oversee implementation of SBC activities in the region
Participate in national, regional, district invited or organized events
Assist in the preparation of annual work plans, timelines, budgets and reports
Build capacity of the Community Health workers through effective coaching and supportive supervision to enhance their project managerial skills.
Coordinate SBC activities and ensuring the outputs are delivered on time and in accordance with regional Targets.
Coordinate AFYA KAMILIFU activities in the region in collaboration with RHMT/CHMT
Attend and represent TCDC in all key regional health technical meetings, present and provide feedback of meeting proceeds.
Maintain a database of all partners, their contacts and location; interact regularly to present AFYA KAMILIFU strategic issues and clarification.
Liaise with the district government staff to ensure mutual collaboration between Councils and other Ips
Acting as TCDC representative in the region meetings, and maintaining strong links with the community leaders, government, and other stakeholders also to Advocate and influence government bodies, and partners on the organization activities at regional level and ensure there is good working relationships between government, private partners in reaching our goals.
Perform any other work-related duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor.
Monitoring & Evaluation.

Support AFYA KAMILIFU PROJECT and CHW by conducting support supervision visits on monthly basis to identify areas requiring support and as appropriate seek assistance when needed and provide regular and timely feedback to high-level management as needed on key challenges hindering the implementation of the program and suggest solutions for improvement.
Work with M&E team to monitor all AFYA KAMILIFU SBCC activities in the region
Collect and compile quality and timely regional monthly operations reports and disseminate them to all stakeholders in the region as well as provide solutions/plans that would lead to the improved or continued
performance of the program activities.
Provide report for supportive supervision and on-going monitoring activities
Share project success story or stages of behaviour change in the project
Properly use all community event guide lines to monitor field activities
Ensure accuracy of data collected from field/community events and reported in the available M&E system.
Present qualitative and quantitative results to regional and districts stakeholders including other AFYA KAMILIFU partners.
Utilize qualitative and quantitative research results from internal and external sources for better programming and implementation of campaign activities in the region.

REQUIREMENTS:

Degree qualification in social science-related studies, international development or other related fields required
Minimum of four (4) years field and technical experience on social behaviour change with focus on HIV and TB.
Strong project management experience and financial/budget analysis skills
Personnel management experience is required
Four years (4) experience in 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 Katavi region and to travel to remote rural locations

MODE OF APPLICATION

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