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Danya International Regional Behavior Change Communications Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 17, 2013

Danya International, Inc.

A Health Communications and Technology Company

Vacancy: Regional Behavior Change Communications Manager
Report To: Regional Behavior Change Communications Advisor
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Summary Scope of Work:
The Regional Behavior Change Communications Manager will provide technical leadership and implementation oversight for Danya’s evidenced based behavior change communications initiatives in the region.

The position will be responsible for providing technical assistance to USG agencies, USG partners, and national government partners, designing and leading high impact communications strategies and implementations.
 

Responsibilities:
 
Leadership
  • Responsible for leading the behavior change communication technical approach across multiple projects
  • Represent Danya before stakeholders and oversee implementation of activities throughout Africa
  • Contribute to annual work planning
  • Establish and maintain a productive relationships with key stakeholders, including government officials, NGOs and community groups for smooth implementation
  • Work collaboratively with other project team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently
Management
  • Manager BCC project staff in multiple countries
  • Contribute to ensure projects meets set targets
  • Promote and support the dissemination of best practices among the project teams
  • Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results to the donor, including progress reports, and annual reports
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree with graduate degree preferred
  • A minimum of 6+ years of senior level experience in designing or implementing behavior change communications strategies in multiple countries preferably on US government funded projects
  • Experience developing consultant TORs and deliverable-based contracts/agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience providing BCC technical assistance to public health and/or food security projects
  • Expertise in research to practice – identifying relevant research and best practices and adapting them to program realities
  • Experience developing successful, replicable and sustainable projects
  • A team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating working teams, and developing communities of learning among host country partners and counterparts
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills
  • Strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally
How to Apply
Interested applicants please email CV together with a covering letter which explains how you meet the criteria in this job description to: [email protected] with copy to [email protected]
Important: Please entitle your email subject line with: Your name, position title and save letter together with CV in one attached file.
Deadline for applicants: 15th January 2014

 

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