Program Assistant – Integrated SBC at Breakthrough ACTION

Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

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: Program Assistant – Integrated SBC

Location: Abuja


  • The Program Assistant – Integrated SBC will provide general administrative, logistical and program support to the Abuja HQ Integrated SBC team and Deputy Project Director, Integrated SBC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to the general duties described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

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  • In collaboration with the integrated SBC technical officers – plan, track, harmonize and provide updates on integrated SBC team deliverables
  • Coordinate and manage logistics for internal and external meetings, workshops, and other integrated program activities as needed
  • Attend meetings, drafts minutes of meetings and ensures timely approval and distribution.
  • Assist with preparation/writing, submission and editing of timely and quality activity and program reports, including field notes and collaborate with relevant team ISBC team members to ensure documentation of all integrated SBC and Family Planning program activities.
  • Contribute to the writing and editing program content for internal and external dissemination including a variety of technical stories, human-interest stories, scripts, and blogs/social media posts etc.
  • Manage project supplies/materials for the signature program areas in the Abuja office and keep inventory of stocks.
  • Draft routine correspondence for internal and external communications applying effective proofreading and grammar skills.
  • Identify and resolve diverse issues as they arise, which often requires interpretation of existing procedures and processes and independently determining the appropriate application.
  • Contribute to RMNCH, Nutrition and Malaria technical program activities, including development of strategies, workplans, tool kits, communication materials, scripts, job aides etc.
  • Other duties as identified and assigned by supervisor.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

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Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Social / Health Sciences, Business Management, Public Administration or related discipline is required.
  • 2 – 4 years experience carried out related task with donor-funded project is desirable.
  • Previous work experience implementing USAID-funded, or donor funded health programs is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with senior management staff in a multicultural international organization is required.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving skills and attention to details is essential.
  • High proficiency with MS Office Packages and standard of office equipment (scanner, photocopier, projector etc.).
  • Working knowledge of key health sector players in the public and aid sectors in Nigeria required.
  • Strong communication skills in English language (written & spoken) and at least one Nigerian language(s) is required.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.

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Application Closing Date
22nd March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send copies of their CV to: using the Job Title and the Location as the subject of the mail. e.g. “The Program Assistant – Integrated SBC, Abuja”.

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