SBCC Gender & Equity Officer
Malaria Consortium
Lagos, NG
6d ago
source : Ngcareers Ltd

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience :

Min Qualification : Masters

Desired Courses : Not Specified

Other Requirements :

Qualifications and experience :

Essential :

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in health communication / promotion behavior change communications, community mobilization, activations, gender development, and projects documentation.
  • Master's Degree in Communications, Social Sciences, Health Promotion, Marketing or related field, with a public health bias
  • Experience in story collection and story writing to document projects’ achievements and successes.
  • Basic understanding of gender and equity related issues in malaria and public health programmes
  • Adequate knowledge of the state, local government and community structures and institutions relevant to public health programmes.
  • Basic understanding of malaria and other public health issues in Nigeria; and the associated behavior change processes. associated to them
  • Experience in working with media organisations to achieve public health programme objectives
  • Desirable :

  • Knowledge of the Nigerian Public health sector
  • Experience in health sector advocacy work
  • Foundational knowledge of public health approaches
  • Work-based Skills and Competencies :

    Essential :

  • Good oral and written communications skills and ability to convey messages to diverse audiences
  • Strong interest in and desire to promote improved health policy and practice
  • Proven skills in writing, copy editing, proof reading and documentation, excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher or other design software)
  • Excellent organization, planning, communication and follow-up skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments
  • Desirable :

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of associates, including management
  • Skills in the use of different media outlets (photography, film, TV, radio, newspapers etc.) for communications purposes
  • Experience in public health communications campaigns
  • Experience and skills in training and transfer of knowledge
  • Delivering results :

    LEVEL C - Supports others to achieve results :

  • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets.
  • Supports others to plan and deliver results
  • Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks
  • Analysis and use of information :

    LEVEL B - Uses evidence to support work :

  • Identifies and uses various sources of evidence and feedback to support outputs
  • Uses evidence to evaluate policies, projects and programmes
  • Identifies links between events and information identifying trends, issues and risks
  • Ensures systems are in place to address organisation needs
  • Interpersonal and communications :

    LEVEL C - Adapts communications effectively :

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
  • Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively
  • Collaboration and partnering :

    LEVEL C - Builds strong networks internally and participates actively in external networks and think tanks :

  • Builds strong networks internally
  • Participates actively in external networks and / or think tanks.
  • Engages with relevant experts to gather and evaluate evidence
  • Shares and implements good practice with internal and external peers
  • Leading and motivating people :

    LEVEL B - Manages own development and seeks opportunities :

  • Actively manages own development and performance positively
  • Learns lessons from successes and failures
  • Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise
  • Flexibility / adaptability :

    LEVEL B - Remains professional under external pressure :

  • Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
  • Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Learns from own successes / mistakes
  • Living the values :

    LEVEL B - Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst peers :

  • Shows a readiness to promote Malaria Consortium’s values amongst peers
  • Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s values
  • Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness :

    LEVEL B - Is aware of others’ activities and vice versa in planning activities :

  • Takes account of team members and others workload when planning
  • Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping abreast of other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs
  • Has a good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works
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