Job: Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Specialist (closed)

Due to expansion project, we are looking for qualified candidates to support our SBCC team.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2018.

** This is a local position. There is no expatriate benefits provided **

 

PROJECT SUMMARY:

FHI 360 is partner on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded, International Resources Group (IRG) led Wildlife Asia Activity managed from Bangkok, Thailand. The project aims to contribute to end wildlife trafficking in Asia. FHI 360 serves as the lead partner for achieving the one of the project’s key objectives to reduce consumer demand for wildlife parts and products in Thailand, Vietnam and China.

The Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Specialist will provide technical assistance to planning, implementing and evaluating communication campaigns to reduce consumer demand for illegal wildlife and wildlife products, and support capacity strengthening interventions of the USAID Wildlife Asia Project. S/he will support planning and management of demand reduction activities including formative and evaluative research studies, and development of BCC strategies, materials and tools.  S/he will also assist in training and coaching to enhance knowledge and skills on BCC for demand reduction, coordination among partner organizations and knowledge sharing. The SBCC Specialist shall work under the direct supervision of FHI 360’s Objective 1 Lead/Senior SBCC Specialist of the USAID Wildlife Asia Project.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support formative and evaluation research, sentinel surveys, as needed, to inform programming
  • Support development of SBCC strategies, materials, media, and implementation plans that reflect global best practices. Provide quality assurance and support to on-the-ground implementers
  • Coordinate the review and adaptation of existing SBCC capacity strengthening and tools for use in demand reduction efforts to counter wildlife trafficking
  • Support the design, delivery, and monitoring of technical assistance plans and training to strengthen partners’ ability to design, implement, and evaluate demand reduction programs targeting behavior change
  • Assist in knowledge sharing and partner collaboration efforts and provide support to relevant technical working groups
  • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, coordination, and linkages to other programs, partners, and counterparts
  • Document and prepare presentations, reports, success stories on demand reduction and capacity strengthening activities of the project
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.


CONTRIBUTIONS:

Will contribute significantly to the achievement of project’s demand reduction goals under Objective 1 and M&E indicators


EXPERTISE AND COMPLEXITY:

Demonstrated expertise and experience in behavior change communication and training/capacity building; project documentation; some experience in working in biodiversity and/or conservation programs, preferably in wildlife trafficking or demand reduction; experience in working with USAID-funded programs desirable


TYPE AND NATURE OF CONTACTS:

Will attend meetings with USAID RDMA, Country Missions; will have regular contact with relevant staff from NGOs, other organizations and groups involved in the Wildlife Asia project; possible meetings with other USG and donor agencies


SUPERVISORY AND BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY

No supervisory responsibility; need to know how to budget project activities and prepare Gantt charts e.g., workshop, training, travel costs, how to monitor expenses and prepare expense reports relevant to the activities

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree or its international equivalent in communication, social marketing, or a related field; experience with biodiversity and/or conservation programs an advantage
  • Understanding of and expertise in behavior change communication
  • At least 5 years of experience supporting and managing communication programs in a development field
  • Experience and skills in using online and social media platforms for communication and promotional activities
  • Some experience working with market research and creative agencies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to plan and conduct participatory training activities
  • Demonstrated ability to document activities and workshops
  • Experience working in Asian countries, with an emphasis on Thailand or China preferred
  • Logical and analytical thinker
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent people skills and proven ability to work as an effective team member
  • Expertise in word, Excel, PPT and other office applications; skills in preparing Infographics desirable
  • Ability to set priorities while multi-tasking, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to travel within the Asian region

 

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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Contact : 
hr.thailand@fhi360.org / Tel: 02 2635273