SBC consultant

Social Behaviour Change Consultant

Benue, Enugu, Kebbi and Osun State

The SBC consultant is responsible for coordinating state level SBC activities on the nutrition and gender campaign.

Job Duration

September – December 2021


  • Provide SBC leadership for the state mobilization team on the community engagement workstream of the campaign; working closely with Farmer Satisfaction Representatives (FSRs) and Influencers
  • Serve as the campaign’s liaison with key stakeholders and ensure community activities are implemented accordance to approved campaign strategy, work plans and scheduled deliverables, to realize stated goal. 
  • Ensure program design and implementation address gender roles within the local society and cultural context.
  • Support coordination of the team responsible for respective roles in the nutrition and gender campaign
  • Assist with coordinating media component of the campaign, including media monitoring of outlets engaged to broadcast the campaign
  • Participate in pretesting activities and prepare report as needed.
  • Ensure SBC materials are available in the state and distributed across LGAs for community activities
  • Plan and facilitate monthly team meetings with FSRs
  • Write reports and document success stories relating to the campaign
  • Ensure data management and documentation
  • Provide administrative oversight for the state team
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Technical expertise, Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:

  • BSc degree or higher in public health, communications, Agric extension or related field
  • At least 3 years of experience leading social and behavior change activities to improve nutrition and gender outcomes for women and children.
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing behavior change and community mobilization campaigns and linking nutrition with agricultural activities.
  • Strong experience in training and mentoring;
  • Gender designing and implementing gender-sensitive programming
  • Ability to take initiatives with minimal supervision.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to think and act strategically
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in written and oral communications. The ability to communicate complex issues
  • Advanced independent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working on international donor-funded projects is preferred;
  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team and effectively culturally diverse individuals
  • Strong computer skills: proficient with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and Power point)
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and the local Nigeria language of the state being applied for is an asset.