Social Mobilization Coordinator job at John Snow Health Zambia Limited

Vacancy title:
Social Mobilization Coordinator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Management ]

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John Snow Health Zambia Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, January 19 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 16 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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1. Roles Purpose
The District Epidemic Control Centre (DEpiCC) Social Mobilization Coordinator leads the implementation of social mobilization interventions to increase uptake and sustained use of USAID CHEKUP II interventions targeted at key and underserved populations. The incumbent will be based in Kapiri Mposhi district and will be supervised by the DEpiCC Manager.

2. Tasks and Responsibilities
• Provide strategic, technical and programmatic support to all activity areas related to social mobilization in the relevant implementation district.
• Lead engagement and effectively manage relationships, with district-level stakeholders, including the Ministry of Health, the National HIV/AIDS Council, and the private sector.
• Coordinate the implementation of CHEKUP II’s parenting programme.
• Provide representation for USAID CHEKUP II as appropriate and necessary with relevant internal and external counterparts, partners and stakeholders.
• Lead the team in planning and providing technical assistance related to social mobilization in result-based management, implementation and monitoring USAD CHEKUP II district-level interventions.
• Lead the implementation of USAID CHEKUP II district level demand-creation and social mobilization interventions, including the activity’s SBC campaigns.
• Coordinate the roll-out and effective use of MOH and project approved social behavioural change and social mobilization products and interventions.
• Establish network and strategic partnerships to enable strategic implementation of community-led social behavioural change and social mobilization activities.
• Effectively and efficiently engage chiefdoms, religious, community leaders and other influencers to increase demand and utilization of CHEKUP II service and products
• Implement and adhere to JSH’s personnel, financial, operations and fraud management policies.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor, consistent with CHEKUP II’s objectives.

3. Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Behaviors:
• Undergraduate degree in social work, public health, adult education, development studies or diploma in clinical medicine or public health nursing.
• At least four (4) years experience in the area of community mobilization and SBC for HIV/AIDS. MNCH and RH/FP services and products.
• Extensive knowledge and experience in implementing effective, and culturally appropriate SBC and social mobilization interventions.
• Experience working with diverse populations and stakeholders, including adolescents, men and (private sector – an added advantage
• Must have excellent communication (English and language spoken in implementation district), interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, empathetic, negotiation and networking skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• To apply for the above position, please complete the application form available on the following link. Applicants must submit a cover letter and CV with three traceable references, full addresses and contact information via the application form by January 19, 2024, 17:00 hrs. No telephone inquiries. Please note that applications not meeting the above application guidelines will not be considered. Finalists will be contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date.
1. Social Mobilization Coordinator – link 
• John Snow Health Zambia, Limited is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, January 19 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 16-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-01-2066
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