Social And Behavior Change Communication Director in Abuja, Nigeria

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

URC is seeking qualified candidates to lead a major potential project involving strengthening malaria case management in Nigeria. The position is based in Nigeria and is expected to be a five year assignment. The Social Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Director will:

  • Develop comprehensive malaria communication tools and BBC campaign activities, using evidence-based theories and methodologies
  • Design community level interventions in close collaboration with the NMCP
  • Provide day-to-day management of the project’s BCC and community level activities
  • Manage the work of any research firms, production vendors, community mobilizers, and/or consultants hired by the project to assist with BCC or community level work. This includes building capacity of local implementing partners to implement quality and successful BCC work
  • Ensure that BCC materials are pre-tested and proved effective
  • Ensure that BCC materials produced are distributed and are used efficiently and by the correct target group
  • Help develop, maintain, and follow the indicators set in the workplan for BCC and community level activities
  • Work with the M&E Director to evaluate the impact of BCC materials and strategies



  • Master’s degree is required, preferable in behavior change, communication, or public health.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in designing, planning, and implementing BCC efforts and/or community level activities, including communication campaigns and trainings
  • Extensive knowledge of malaria interventions and BCC strategies to increase provider and end user update and adhere to malaria control interventions
  • Oral and written English language required
  • Nigerian nationals are encouraged to apply


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