The Manoff Group is seeking a Social and Behavior Change Program Officer for the NAWIRI Project. The position is full time, and based in Marsabit Country, Kenya.
The NAWIRI project is a two-phase activity funded through the USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA). It’s aim is to deliver a package of multi-sectoral services to strengthen local institutions to sustainably reduce persistent acute malnutrition among vulnerable sub-populations of Isiolo and Marsabit Counties in Kenya. The project is in its second year of a 2-year research phase to establish project priorities and pathways to change. In September 2021, it will transition to an implementation phase to implement those pathways at scale.
The Social and Behavior Change Program Officer will be responsible for working closely with the SBC Integration Advisor to support implementation of cross-cutting social and behavior change research and implementation across the project. In Kenya, this position will report directly to Nawiri’s SBC Integration Advisor. It will also report to TMG’s Senior Advisor for Social and Behavior Change for Nawiri, based in the United States.
The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the following or related fields: Anthropology, sociology, psychology, marketing, communication, or international public health/nutrition with a specialization in behavioral science. They should also have 3-5 years’ experience in design and implementation of evidence-based behavior change strategies in Kenya, ideally, but not necessarily, related to young child nutrition, agriculture, or food security.
For more information, click here. All applicants should submit their CV and cover letter to email@example.com by September 3 with the words “SBC Program Officer NAWIRI ” in the subject line.
The Manoff Group is seeking a Family Health and Nutrition Behavior Integration Advisor for the Zambia Family Health and Nutrition Project. The position is full time, and based in Lusaka, Zambia.
The USAID Family Health and Nutrition project is a new, 5-year effort funded by USAID to deliver high-impact technical assistance (TA) to the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ)- led Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH&N) Continuum of Care (CoC) Program in ways that will sustainably improve health systems performance and accelerate improvements in health outcomes.
The Behavior Integration Advisor will serve as the technical lead and main TMG representative to the project in Zambia. He or she will lead design and oversee implementation of demand creation and uptake of high-impact interventions, ensuring coherence and alignment among all project activities, and supporting the highest level of quality in execution of capacity building/transfer and any direct implementation. The Advisor will work as part of the project’s core multi-disciplinary team and will report to the project’s Technical Director/Team Lead: Objective 1. The Advisor will also work closely with and have responsibility for keeping informed TMG’s Senior Advisor for Social and Behavior Change for the project, based in the United States.
The candidate should hold a Master’s degree equivalent in one of the following or related fields: Anthropology, sociology, psychology, marketing, communication, or international public health/nutrition with a specialization in behavioral science. He or she should also have at least 8 years of relevant experience in design and implementation of evidence-based behavior and social change strategies in Zambia, ideally related to family health (maternal, newborn, child or adolescent) or nutrition
All applicants should submit their CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 27, 2021 with the words “Nutrition Behavior Integration Advisor ” in the subject line.
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