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9 Job Opportunities at TCDC – Regional Social Behaviour Communications Managers

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9 Job Opportunities at TCDC - Regional Social

9 Job Opportunities at TCDC – Regional Social Behaviour Communications Managers


Designation:
 Regional Social Behaviour Communications Managers  Location: 9-Positions based in Mwanza, Mara, Shinyanga, Dodoma,  Katavi, Dar-es-salaam, Tanga, Tabora and Zanzibar

Tanzania Communication and Development Center (TCDC) is a non-government organization  established in 2013 with the registration number 00NG0/00006483. TCDC’s mission is to strengthen  Tanzanian institutions and to support the government of Tanzania in its use of communication, social  development and social marketing strategies in the areas of health and education to improve lives of  Tanzanians.

TCDC implements community mobilization at scale and provides support in designing evidence-based  SBCC strategies. TCDC’s approach is effective by deploying “external interventions’ such as media,  as well as “community initiated interventions” like mid-media and community actions through  community-based organizations (CBOs), village health workers and volunteers.

TCDC has been sub-contracted by JHPIEGO who recently received notice of award for the USAID/  Tanzania’s Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program (C3HP) – Reproductive, Maternal,  Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH). TCDC will be providing technical leadership and  implementation assistance in Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) to address social norms for  adoption of recommended RMNCAH practices at the regional and community levels. C3HP is a   ve-year project implemented in 11-targeted regions of Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. The project  aims to increase the use of, demand for, and access to quality integrated RMNCAH services,  particularly by youth and women, leading to improved health outcomes. In this regard, TCDC wishes  to recruit for the following positions.

Position Overview; 

To provide effective leadership, management and implementation of SBC activities in order to  contribute to overall objectives of C3HP project. The candidate will support the C3HP team by  providing SBC technical advice to partners and government stakeholders to ensure activities are  implemented based on evidence-based SBC approaches, follow current practice, and established  standards to ensure quality and rigorous design. They will also be responsible for leading and  coordinating the documentation and dissemination of knowledge to implementing partners to ensure  consistency in the scale up of activities.

This position requires the ability to work with multiple teams, creative and strategic thinker who is  comfortable working in an environment with multiple competing priorities. This position will require   eld travel up to 60%.

Key duties /Responsibilities and Key Results areas;  

Planning, Organizing and Execution: 

Initiate and assist the planning process with NGO/CSOs, local government and community leaders. • Liaison with the regional/district government staff to plan community mobilization activities • Assist in the preparation of annual work plans, timelines, budgets and reports for TCDC  • Participate into regional as well as district planning sessions, share TCDC annual work plan to be  incorporated into Regional Health Management Team plan.

Develop and implement regional work plans

Oversee implementation of SBC activities in the region

Participate in national, regional, district invited or organized events

Assist in the preparation of CSO’s work plans, timelines, budgets and reports • Build capacity of the CSOs through effective coaching and supportive supervision to enhance their  project managerial skills.

Coordinate NGOs/CBOs activities and ensuring the outputs are delivered on time and in  accordance with their contract.

Coordinate C3HP SBCC activities in the region in collaboration with RHMT/CHMT  • Attend and represent C3HP in all key regional health technical meetings, present and provide  feedback of meeting proceeds.

Maintain a database of all partners, their contacts and location, interact regularly to present C3HP  strategic issues and clari cation.

Liaise with the district government staff to ensure mutual collaboration between Councils and CSOs • Acting as C3HP representative in the region meetings, and maintaining strong links with the  community leaders, government, NGOs, CSO, and other stakeholders also to Advocate and  in uence government bodies, NGOs, CSO and partners on the organization activities at regional  level and ensure there is good working relationships between government, private partners in  reaching our goals.

Perform any other work-related duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor.

Monitoring & Evaluation: 

Support CSOs and CHW by conducting support supervision visits on monthly basis to identify  areas requiring support and as appropriate seek assistance when needed and Provide regular and  timely feedback to high-level management as needed on key challenges hindering the  implementation of the program and suggest solutions for improvement

Work with M&E team to monitor all C3HP SBCC activities in the region

Collect and compile quality and timely regional monthly operations reports and disseminate them to  all stakeholders in the region as well as provide solutions/plans that would lead to the improved or  continued performance of the program activities.

Provide report for supportive supervision and on going monitoring activities

Share project success story or stages of behaviour change in the project

Properly use all community event guide lines to monitor  eld activities

Ensure accuracy of data collected from  eld/community events and reported in the available M&E  system.

Present qualitative and quantitative results to regional and districts stakeholders including other  C3HP partners.

Utilize qualitative and quantitative research results from internal and external sources for better  programming and implementation of campaign activities in the region.

Qualifications and Experience; 

Master’s degree in public health, Health communication, Sociology, or related  eld OR bachelor  degree with at least 6 years of experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating SBCC  interventions.

Experience and ability to design and implement community based SBCC Interventions.

Familiarity with principles and approaches in community mobilization and understanding of SBC C  programs.

Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and ability to work effectively with variety of  audiences.

Experience implementing SBCC projects focusing on RMNCAH will be an added advantage.  • Ability to handle a variety of different assignments, sometimes under pressure of deadlines.  • Experience in working with USAID-funded projects

Proven ability to work effectively in multi-cultural teams and with technical and administrative staff  and consultants.

Ability to develop well-written, cohesive analyses and reports

Self-motivated with positive and professional approach to management

Willingness to be based in one of the above regions and to travel to remote rural locations

HOW TO APPLY 

If you meet the criteria given and are interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter  and updated CV combined as one PDF document. Include three contractable professional referees  and your updated salary history. (Applications, which do not include ALL of these elements, will  NOT be considered.

All applications should be send through e –mail: [email protected] . The subject on your application  should be position title and region your applying for .The closing date of applications will be  Wednesday 16th March 2022; 17:00hrs.

Direct application through other e-mail’s or hand delivery will not be accepted.

TCDC doesn’t require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of recruitment and selection  process.

TCDC is an Equal Opportunity, Af rmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We  are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all quali ed applicants and  employees without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political  af liation in any employment decisions.

Any applicant attempting or communicating to the TCDC Management or staff through phone calls,  SMS, text, Emails and other means will automatically be disquali ed from the opportunity. All  communications should be channelled to the provided of cial correspondence email above.

TCDC regrets that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please note that:  

Any supporting documents are to be provided by applicants only upon request by the selection  panel.

Tanzania Communication and Development Center (TCDC) 

Mikocheni B-Plot No 22, House No MKC/MCB/993 Mbuni Street P.O. Box 105170  

Dar-es-Salaam, 

Tanzania

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