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Provincial Community Coordinator & SBCC

Position : Provincial Community Coordinator & SBCC


  • Support district chapters develop operational, annual work plans and other plans in line with the Project strategic plan
  • Develop and implement Advocacy, Social Mobilization and Communication and Risk Communication and Community Engagement evidence-based strategies and engagement with communities to implement SBC activities that address social and cultural barriers to use of health services and adoption of healthy behaviors.
  • Identify and implement innovative and low-cost SBC / RCCE models and solutions that aim to increase personal agency and improve care-seeking behaviors, including innovation and implementation of effective social listening mechanisms at community level.
  • Participate in review, pretesting and dissemination of integrated IEC materials and tools tailored for various target populations.
  • Assessment of targeted audiences and communication platforms and networks at provincial and community levels and engagement of gate with Adolescents/youth groups, and women’s groups.
  • Collaborate with the PHO and conduct capacity building of different community teams at provincial, district, facility, and community levels to improve client-provider interactions at the point of service delivery through high-quality training, mentoring, and technical assistance.
  • Collaborate with clinical teams in target facilities to ensure that differentiated models of health services delivery of HIV, TB/HIV, MNCH and FP services at community level are implemented timely and cost effectively.
  • Mainstream gender in all target health services and activities.
  • Work with PHO/DHO teams to plan, implement and monitor the execution of VMMC and other health promotion campaigns and ensure that HIV, TB/HIV, MNCH and FP services are integrated.
  • Conduct regular review and planning meetings and facilitate evidence-based microplanning and quality improvement plans at district and community levels, working closely with the PHO/DHO teams and other key stakeholders.
  • Documentation of best practices, lessons learnt and human interest / success stories including project activity reports.
  • Participate in technical working groups addressing SBC issues linked to the project at relevant provincial and district fora.
  • Provide day to day supportive supervision and mentorship to the Community and Clinical Services Integration Coordinators and other district teams if relevant.
  • Coordinate the roll-out and effective use of MOH and project-approved social behavioral change and social mobilization products and interventions;
  • Establish networks and strategic partnerships with MOH as well as other stakeholders to enable sustainable implementation of community-led social behavioral change and social mobilization activities;
  • Effectively and efficiently engage chiefdom, religious, community leaders and other influencers’ to increase demand
  • Implement and adhere to ZNYP+ personnel, financial, operations and fraud management policies.


    Required profile for job ad : Provincial Community Coordinator & SBCC


    • Bachelor’s degree in social work, public health, adult education, development studies or diploma in clinical medicine or public health nursing.
    • At least four (5) years experience in the area of community mobilization and SBC for HIV/AIDS, MNCH and RH/FP services and products.
    • Knowledge Of Zambia’s SBC/community health structures and programming, as well as socio-cultural environment influencing drivers and barriers to service uptake and care seeking.
    • Problem solving and consensus building.
    • Professional written and oral communications skills in English and ability to communicate in a local language of the given province. 
    • Ability to Work in complex environments, and work with and between different stakeholders.
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with government and civil society stakeholders.

    Other Requirements:

    • Experience in the health sector with emphasis on leading SBC strategies and implementation for HIV, TB/HIV, MNCH, and/or FPs. 
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    About Employer

    Mannmak Labour Consultant is a registered and ZIHRM affiliated organisation that provides a variety of labour related assistance to Individuals and organisation.

    Posted in 2023-11-21

    Expired in 2023-11-24

    This vacancy has been closed