SBCC Gender & Equity Officer At Malaria Consortium

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Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s foremost non-profit establishments focusing on the broad prevention, control, and treatment of malaria and other infectious diseases among exposed and underprivileged populations. They increasingly realize that their work on malaria can be effectively linked with other similar public health interventions for bigger impact and therefore enlarged their remit to comprise child health and abandoned tropical disease interventions. They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

Job title: SBCC Gender & Equity Officer

Locations: Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Lagos, Yobe
Grade: 7
Role type: National
Department: Technical
Length of contract: 5-years
Travel involved: In-country travel (20%)
Reporting to: State Malaria Service Delivery Expert
Dotted line: SBCC Specialist

Job Purpose

  • To provide health communications, promotion, gender mainstreaming, and implementation support to all SuNMaP 2 project activities in the state.

Scope of Work:

  • This role involves implementation of communications activities which include social mobilisation and social behaviour change communication (SBCC), advocacy. It also involves mainstreaming of gender and equity related issues in programme planning, implementation and evaluation for the state. Other areas within the scope are documentation and dissemination of learnings and external communications/ public relations.
  • S/he will implement these activities according to the communications strategies of the country office, the projects’ activity planning and under the guidance of the SBCC Specialist.
  • S/he will also ensure an appropriate level of relevant visibility for the project among stakeholders through engagement with the media, regional events and other relevant forums.

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience:


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  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in health communication/ promotion behavior change communications, community mobilization, activations, gender development, and projects documentation.
  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Social Sciences, Health Promotion, Marketing or related field, with a public health bias
  • Experience in story collection and story writing to document projects’ achievements and successes.
  • Basic understanding of gender and equity related issues in malaria and public health programmes
  • Adequate knowledge of the state, local government and community structures and institutions relevant to public health programmes.
  • Basic understanding of malaria and other public health issues in Nigeria; and the associated behavior change processes. associated to them
  • Experience in working with media organisations to achieve public health programme objectives


  • Knowledge of the Nigerian Public health sector
  • Experience in health sector advocacy work
  • Foundational knowledge of public health approaches

Work-based Skills and Competencies:

  • Good oral and written communications skills and ability to convey messages to diverse audiences
  • Strong interest in and desire to promote improved health policy and practice
  • Proven skills in writing, copy editing, proof reading and documentation, excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher or other design software)
  • Excellent organization, planning, communication and follow-up skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments


  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of associates, including management
  • Skills in the use of different media outlets (photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers etc.) for communications purposes
  • Experience in public health communications campaigns
  • Experience and skills in training and transfer of knowledge



Application Closing Date

8th November, 2019; 23:59.

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