TB LGA Supervisor at Breakthrough ACTION – TDPel Jobs
Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behaviors-from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV-by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change (SBC).
Firmly grounded in proven practices, Breakthrough ACTION works in partnership with governments, civil society, and communities around the world to implement creative and sustainable SBC programming, nurture SBC champions, mainstream new techniques and technologies, and advocate strategic and sustained investment in SBC.Scope of Work
The LGA SBC Supervisor will provide the required technical and coordination of TB demand creation activities in LGAs in Bauchi State.
Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:
Provide day-to-day implementation and monitoring of the TB demand creation activities in implementing LGA.
In collaboration with the LGA TBLS, and partners, identify and conduct advocacy to all relevant stakeholders at the facility and community level.
Work together with the LGA TBLS in the coordination of activity across all intervention areas.
In collaboration with the State Consultant, coordinate and manage logistics for internal and external meetings, workshops, and other program activities as needed;
Coordinate distribution of project materials to the relevant intervention sites within the LGA and ensure effective monitoring and documentation of utilization.
Monitor implementation of TB activities amongst PPMVs, religious leaders, NURTW, and community leaders in the LGA.
Assist in the preparation and logistical planning for various events, functions, etc in their LGAs.
Identify and resolve issues as they arise, which often requires interpretation of existing procedures and processes and determining the appropriate application;
Document the implementation process, success stories and provide key highlights including lessons learned on a monthly basis and submit the same to the State Consultant.
Minimum Qualifications & Skills
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social/health sciences or related discipline is required.
1-2 years Previous experience carrying out the related task with a donor-funded project is desirable;
Previous work experience implementing USAID-funded or donor-funded health programs is strongly preferred;
Ability to work independently and proactively.
Excellent organizational, problem-solving skills and attention to details is essential;
Knowledge of key health sector players in the public and aid sectors in Nigeria required; previous work in TB will be added advantage
Excellent communication skills (written & spoken) in English and Hausa languages is required;
Geographical knowledge of the state is a must. Candidates who currently reside in Bauchi State will be given top priority
Period of engagement
4 months (June 2021 to September 2021– Possible extension of the contract subject to donor funding).
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