Social and Behaviour Change Officer at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria

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.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social and Behaviour Change Officer

Location: Bayelsa


  • The SBC Officer will be responsible for ensuring mass and mid media plans are implemented at the state level and are integrated with community mobilization plans.
  • S / he will work closely with other state staff to ensure an integrated approach to messaging.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with broadcasters in the state to ensure broadcast compliance of BA-Nigeria spots; inform the national office immediately if a broadcaster deviates from the agreed plan.
  • Maintain weekly and monthly monitoring reports of all BA-N spots and programmes in radio and TV stations in the state.
  • Work with producers/broadcasters to keep track of locally produced content, including archiving of BA supported mass and mid media content.
  • Provide ongoing technical support to local producers/broadcasters to ensure high quality content development and delivery.
  • Identify new media opportunities for BA-N in the state.
  • Contribute to the media planning process by providing guidance on channel selection.
  • Support media pretesting activities at the state-level.
  • Coordinate mass and mid media activities related to the community mobilization approaches and MNCH Campaigns in collaboration with the relevant state program officers to ensure alignment as appropriate.
  • Provide support to programmatic research and knowledge management processes such as success story documentation, Human Centered Design and Behavior Economics at the state level.
  • Represent Breakthrough ACTION at ACSM Subcommittee meetings and similar partner forums as required.
  • Other duties as identified by his / her supervisor.

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Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An HND / Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Social Sciences or Health Sciences.
  • 5 years’ experience working with donor-funded projects related to radio/TV production
  • Working Knowledge of MS Office Packages and database software and applications
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based environment

Application Closing Date
16th March, 2022.