Director of Social Behavior Change (SBC) (m/f)

PSI - Population Services International

PSI is recruiting a Director of Social Behavior Change (SBC) (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • PSI seeks a Director of SBC to oversee the social behavior change activities under an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded project with PSI Mozambique. The project anticipates supporting the increase of sustainable access to sanitation services in Mozambique, focusing on small towns and peri-urban areas. The overall strategic goal is to improve communities' well-being, especially women and girls in Mozambique, by ensuring increased use and sustainable management of sanitation services via the two interrelated objectives: 1) Availability of water and sanitation services expanded: 2) Adoption of key WASH behaviors accelerated
  • The Director of SBC should have significant experience with and knowledge of evidence-based SBC methods and strategies
  • Current global best practices in SBC
  • Use of rigorous monitoring and evaluation techniques to create real-time feedback loops
  • Consistently looking for ways to innovate/test new approaches to change behavior
  • Work under the oversight of the COP to design, implement, monitor, and coordinate SBC and demand generation interventions
  • Our ideal candidate has deep experience with SBC projects in developing countries, a passion for knowledge sharing and capacity building, and a positive and action-oriented attitude
  • Master's Degree in Public Health, Communication, Behavioral/Social Sciences, Human Development, or related field
  • At least 7 years' experience in the design, implementation, and/or assessment of SBC programs across health areas in a developing country, preferably with experience in Mozambique
  • Experience in SBC specifically in terms of sanitation programming (mass campaigns, community-level health activities)
  • Designed, implemented, and evaluated SBC programs with demonstrated health impact
  • Experience providing SBC technical direction to projects, strategically designing programs, and determining effective ways to measure and evaluate implementation and impact
  • Experience engaging beneficiaries in intervention design and development
  • Knowledge and understanding of USAID relevant policies, goals, and strategies
  • Excellent diplomatic, oral/written skills and presentation abilities
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English (spoken and written)
  • Strong preference for a citizen of Mozambique
  • References will be required
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 29.07.2021
  • Expires 12.08.2021
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