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Program Officer at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria (USAID)

Program officer

Website Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria (USAID)

Program Officer vacancy at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria (USAID) – Apply now!

USAID is one of the top NGOs in Nigeria. Currently, Breakthrough Action Nigeria (USAID) is recruiting Program officer at there Abuja officer.

Breakthrough ACTION  Nigeria is a new five-year, USAID-funded project. The goal of Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria is to increase the practice of 17 priority individual and household level behaviors and five provider targeted behaviors in the areas of malaria; maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition; family planning and reproductive health (RH); and tuberculosis while increasing the capacity of national and sub-national entities to coordinate and oversee quality SBC programming. Implementation will vary by health area across eleven states.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer I – Social & Behavior Change

Location:  Abuja

Position Summary

  • 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 the State Coordinator and the Social Mobilization Officer (SMO) 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 national office immediately if a broadcaster deviates from the agreed plan.
  • Maintain weekly and monthly monitoring report of all BA-N spots and programmes in radio and TV stations in state.
  • Work with producers/broadcasters to keep track of locally produced 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
  • Arrange and facilitate Listening Groups in the state in coordination with the SMO to collect feedback from target audiences on media programmes and report back to the national office.
  • Coordinate mass and mid media activities with community mobilization activities through the SMO to ensure alignment where appropriate
  • Provide support to programmatic research processes such as 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 supervisor.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications for Program Officer vacancy

  • Minimum of an HND/Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Social Sciences or Health Sciences.
  • 3 – 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

METHOD OF APPLICATION

All interested and qualified applicants should click the career portal to apply now!

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@ba-nigeria.org

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