SBCC Consultant Job in Nigeria

 Malaria Consortium (MC) is one of the world's leading non-profit organizations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organizations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organization works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of National health systems, which helps to relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: SBCC Consultant

Location: Nasarawa

Employment Type: Contract

Purpose of the Assignment

  • The purpose of this consultancy is to serve as a member of the State SMC SBCC team of their respective states and provide state-level technical assistance and oversight on demand creation- related activities for the successful coordination of the 2024 SMC campaigns.
  • Working with the relevant State agencies (SMEP / PHCDA), the consultants will serve as SBCC focal points and support SMC key activities including microplanning and adaptation of SBCC materials, planning for engagement activities, development of SBCC materials and tools, facilitation, capacity- building of SBCC related personnel, monitoring, and reporting on overall SBCC activities in the 9 PF-supported States.

Scope of Work

  • The technical support would cover all the all LGAs of the supported States.
  • The activity will commence with microplanning and conclude after the last cycle of distribution for the year with the submission of a report.

Expected Output / Deliverables

  • SBCC campaign workplan
  • Adapted demand creation materials within 2 days from the end of each micro plan process.
  • Advocacy plan prepared and shared with MC LGA Field Assistants and SPM for consolidation with activity report.
  • Weekly update to the State SPM and National Project Manager to collate as weekly update from the campaign state.
  • Demand creation report during the SMC campaign submitted to the team lead at the end of the exercise in a state.
  • Detailed demand creation specific microplanning and SMC campaign report prepared and submitted to State SPM or consolidation and onward submission.
  • Detailed consultancy report on MC report template, clearly highlighting your specific tasks/role during the activity submitted at least 7days after completion of the activity.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree in the Social Sciences or related fields and at least 3 years post- graduation.
  • Excellent leadership qualities.
  • Previous training and experience in SMC or similar campaigns (LLINs, Polio Immunization, etc.) campaigns.
  • Previous experience supporting the development of behavior change campaigns that delivered results.
  • Knowledge of malaria and its prevention, diagnosis and treatment is required.
  • Previous experience working in a National and/or State Ministry of Health preferred.
  • Experience with a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing significant workloads and multiple tasks, in a fast-paced environment, with tight deadlines is required.
  • Excellent training and supervisory skills
  • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team and independently.

Application Closing Date
14th June, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Applicants who do not follow this specification will be disqualified.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and as a result, the process may conclude before the advertised deadline. Therefore, early applications are highly encouraged.
  • Malaria Consortium does not accept or ask for payment during recruitment. We also would not accept hardcopy CVs; all applications should be sent through the above link.