Provider Behaviour Change Officer – Malaria at Breakthrough Action-Nigeria

Breakthrough Action-Nigeria is a new 5 year USAID-funded project. Its primary objective is  to advance the practice of 17 priority individuals and household level behaviors and 5 provider targeted behaviors in the areas of malaria; maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition; family planning and reproductive health (RH) and tuberculosis, while adding the capacity of national and sub-national entities to coordinate and supervise quality SBC programming. Execution will vary by health area across eleven states.

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Job Position: Provider Behaviour Change Officer – Malaria

Location: Nasarawa


  • Liaise with the State Ministry of Health and the State Malaria Elimination Program to support the pilot of fever case management intervention designs.
  • Coordinate and collaborate closely with service delivery partners, government partners in the state to support fever case management intervention for providers
  • With the support of the Senior Program Officer, Malaria and Provider Behaviour Change, drive the implementation of provider behavior change interventions in the state
  • Support collection and management of data on all activities in collaboration with the state M&E Officer.
  • Submit monthly and quarterly activity reports.
  • Develop activity work plans, budgets and travel plans and work closely with Abuja and field staff to ensure sound stewardship of project funds.
  • Work closely with the State Coordinator, Nasarawa State to ensure integration of all activities into state work plans
  • Other duties as assigned by the Malaria team and the Deputy Project Director, Malaria

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  • Degree in Medicine (MBBS, MBChB) preferred.
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field (Development Studies, Public Health, etc.)
  • Experience in any of the health-related areas, with at least 5-7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with service delivery, provider behaviour change, and/or social and behavior change activities.
  • Strong writing, reporting, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Competency in training and institutional capacity-building
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID requirements preferred
  • Proven teamwork and facilitation skills
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to initiate and implement activities with minimal oversight and supervision.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc)

How to Apply for Provider Behaviour Change Officer – Malaria at Breakthrough Action-Nigeria

Suitably qualified candidates should forward their Cover Letters and CV as one PDF document to: [email protected]

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