Behavior Change Communication – BCC Expert

Industry Type : NGOs Jobs
Job Location : Punjab
Deadline: 2024-06-07

Job Description

Position: Behavior Change Communication – BCC Exper

Functional Area: Swabhiman Programme

Location: Moga, Punjab

Number of Position – 1

Experience: 4- 5 years

About   Smile   Foundation 

Smile Foundation works for the welfare of underprivileged children and their families through intensive programs focused on education, healthcare, skilling and women empowerment and Empowering Grassroots. Started in 2002 by a group of young corporate professionals, today Smile has evolved into a national level development organization impacting lives of over 1.5 million underprivileged children and their families with project presence in 25 states across India,10 offices in strategic locations and over 650 employees, besides countless volunteers, well- wishers and supporters. 

The organization also holds Special Consultative Status with United Nation’s Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC), accredited with global organizations like GuideStar, United Way, CAF America, Give2Asia and many more. Furthermore, continuously for past three years Smile is a Great Place to Work © Certified organization and is considered ‘Gold Standard’ in identifying andrecognizing Great Workplace Cultures. 

Currently SF has been implementing projects worth Rs 80 Crore across India directly or with the help of grassroot organizations, primarily CSR funded projects of varied scale both in urban slumsand rural areas including aspirational districts in thematic areas mentioned above. The wealth of knowledge emanated from the same is immense, however the same is grouped in systematic manner which can be used for pitching for large projects of long term in nature leading to data driven knowledge products which can be further used in creating large scale impact. 

Visit our website to know more  about us     and      our      latest           development: www.smilefoundationindia.org 

Job Summary

The Behavior Change Communication (BCC) specialist will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing information, communication, and education (IEC) based content as well as behavior change communications activities for the beneficiaries under the project using the different Health communication Models. S/He will also be responsible for scaling and promoting the content and activities at the Local Government Unit. 

Job Description 

To understand and analyse the on-field challenges related to the utilisation of Family Planning (FP)/ MNCHN (Maternal, New-born, and Child Health and Nutrition, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health) services from the providers and consumers end.

To develop IEC & BCC Activities addressing FP/MNCH Utilisation Challenges

To formulate locally appropriate IEC/BCC strategies in collaboration/ consultation with the Local Government stakeholders.

Train the staff/ Stakeholders on the implementation of IEC & BCC activities

To mitigate the challenges related to the acceptance and promotion of the IEC & BCC activities in the field.

To monitor the on-field implementation of IEC & BCC activities.

To work towards the IEC & BCC activities acceptance and adoption by the Local Government Stakeholders and its dissemination at a wider scale.

To guide the local implementation of IEC/BCC activities in both public and private sectors. 

Experience & Skills 

Minimum of a Master’s degree in development, communications, media & broadcasting, public health, social sciences (such as medical anthropology), education, or other fields related to the concerns of the project.

At least 5 years of experience being involved in a project similar or related to the nature of job summary. Preference will be given to an individual with an experience of working in a health setting along with the government at local/ state/national level or NGOs or in a Donor Funded projects.

Prior Experience of working in Public Health System

Familiarity and understanding of policies and procedures, or those of donor -funded projects; community-based projects; or corporate social responsibility projects.

Familiarity with the Indian health system

Fluency in English, Hindi and Punjabi 

Competencies:

Creates External Strategic Alliances: Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Information Management: Establishes procedures to collect information needed to manage an organization or ongoing activities within it.

Planning and organizing: Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that

work is completed efficiently.

Contributes to Team Performance: Is an engaged and integral member of a group, recognizing the need for group collaboration, empathy, consensual decision-making, and respect for others.

Initiating action: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

Creates Internal Partnerships: Works to achieve business goals by identifying and building strategic relationships between areas, teams, departments, units, and organizations.

 How to Apply: 

Share your CV/Profile with a brief note (cover letter) telling why you find yourself a right fit for therole, with the subject line (Devnet) {Your Name}- <Position Applied> - <Location> at jobs@smilefoundationindia.org 

Smile Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted by the Human ResourcesTeam

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