SBC Senior Technical Advisor at FHI 360 December, 2019

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender,Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challeng­es. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill an SBC Senior Technical Advisor- HIV/AIDS &TB position, based in Dar es salaam for USAID Tulonge Afya Project.The project seeks to improve health status, especially of women and youth, through the promotion of positive health practices in households and communities.


Job Function:

Providing expert technical guidance and inputs behind the project’s strategies, and work plan activities, so as to ensure that the project’s interventions and messages are locally relevant, culturally appropriate, and address the country’s priori­tized HIV/AIDS and TB SBCC needs.



Key Responsibilities:

Providing HIV/AIDS &TB technical SBC leadership, guiding the development and implementation of SBC strategies, approaches, messages and activities. Working closely with the creative associate oversee and inform the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS andTB SBC interventions supported by the project. Generating new ideas and innova­tions in our approaches and thinking in relation to SBC interventions for HIV prevention, testing, and treatment andTB drawing on good practice and evidence from elsewhere. Tracking and ensuring all Tulonge Afya supported FurahaYangu materials are on budget, reporting discrepancies when these arise. Working closely with Boresha Afya sister projects and ensure they are involved and engaged in the development of all HIV/AIDS andTB related strategies, messages and activities and participate in the regional­ization of supported SBC communication products. Fostering a strong working relationship with the project’s primary partner the Government of Tanzania, to secure their technical inputs and buy in behind project supported HIV/AIDS andTB SBC strategies, messages and activities. In this regard, acting as the project’s focal person for NACRTACAIDS and NTLP. Providing HIV/AIDS and TB technical advice including guidance during the adaptations of regional level SBC strategies, which will include mass media, print, outreach, and orientation activities to partners, local government and organ izations. Working closely with the senior zonal manag­er and the SBCC specialist to document and submit quarterly project success stories. Representing the USAID Tulonge Afya project during all donor, GoT and implementing partners HIV/AIDS and TB technical meetings and workshops. ldentifying and adapting best practice SBC processes, implementation guidelines, job aids and IPC tools. Collaborating with the government and USG implementing partners to identify and ensure where feasible their HIV/AIDS andTB SBC needs are being addressed. Contrib- uting to quarterly reports, annual reports, and work plans. Maintaining excellent Government, stakeholder, creative agencies and partner relations. Other duties as assigned



Required Qualifications, knowledge and skills: Master’s degree in relevant field (MBA, MPH) in marketing and/or communica­tions or related field and 7-9 years of related experience; OR Bachelor’s Degree and 9-11 years of related experience. At least 6 – 7 years’ work experience with a public health, development or marketing organization, of these at least five years should be at management level capacity, leading the development and implementation of BCC/SBC initiatives. Expertise and experience in senior capacity working with print, mass media, ICTs and other electronic media required. ln addition to possessing communica­tion capacity, technical expertise in research analysis and application preferred. Knowledge of public health issues in two or more of the following areas strongly preferred; HIV/AID, Family Planning, reproductive health, maternal and child health, Malaria and TB. Must be a confident communicator and presenter. Must be Fluent in spoken and written English including Swahili1‘Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally. Excel lent interpersonal commu­nication skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of audiences and organizations essential. Must be self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management. Knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office essential



How to Apply:

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package.lnterested candidates may either submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to E mail: [email protected] or visit FHI 360’s Career Center at to register online, and to submit CV/re- sume and cover letter. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date:December 28, 2019

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