Senior SBCC and Gender Advisor

📁 Health Care
➡️ Full time
🕒  Jan 17, 2024
🗺️ Addis Ababa

Job Information

👉 Salary : As per organization scale
👉 Job Level : Senior Level (5+ years experience) 👉 Deadline : Jan 25, 2024

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Job Description

We are looking for a SBCC & Gender Advisor who will be responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of the SBCC and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) aspects for the USAID TB Local Organizations Network Key Affected and Vulnerable Population (TB LON KAP) implemented by Beza Posterity and Development Organization. The Advisor is responsible for taking the lead in the design, development, and dissemination of SBCC activities, and for promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility as cross-cutting agenda in the TB programming and capacity building for behavior change, including the engagement of TB affected communities, community leaders and local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in all aspects of TB programing and monitoring

Main duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Technical Director, the SBCC and Gender advisor is more specifically responsible for:
  • Coordinate and closely collaborate with stakeholders to develop/adapt and implement appropriate SBBC and gender interventions to maximize TB and MDR-TB detection, prevention, treatment, and care in DRS.
  • Lead the development of SBCC work plans and branding/marketing plans for national-level scale-up of targeted inter-personal communication, mid-media and mass media channels to promote healthy behaviors among the target community.
  • Oversee and support the implementation of SBCC through regional teams and Local CSOs.
  • Work with the program team to develop annual targets, work plans, and quarterly and annual reporting of performance, for SBCC and gender activities.
  • Take the lead in development, pretesting, and/or solicitation of relevant SBCC materials and roll out of BCC materials for effective project implementation.
  • Serve as a DEIA focal person for the project to build the organizational culture and promote ad monitor the practices in line with the Agency’s DEIA principles and guidance including incorporation of DEIA agenda in the TB LON programmatic designs and implementation processes.
  • Build Gender and human rights consideration technical capacity of Local CSOs, community leader and volunteers to carry out effective local level proven approaches to reach priority populations with TB Prevention, Care & Treatment services.
  • Identify and support documentation of best practices and use them to showcase the impact of local level BCC, promote learning and lesson sharing in publications, communication materials and conferences.
  • Provide technical assistance to the project team to ensure integration of gender in program interventions.
  • Work closely with M&E to track and report against gender indicators and disaggregate data by gender to analyze results within each domain.
  • Conduct gender assessments, reviews, and audits to assess ways to continually target involvement of women in project specific activities.
  • Develop tools, frameworks, and resources to enable better gender integration in the Project.
  • Prepare communications materials that highlight the project’s gender equality programming, successes and lessons learnt.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Emergency response

  • Beza Posterity is committed to responding to emergencies efficiently and effectively to help affected people meet their basic needs, alleviate suffering, and maintain their dignity. To this end, when emergencies strike and all Program is to respond, all staff are required to actively participate in the response, regardless of location and contribute to the efforts aimed at achieving the humanitarian objective of the organization.

Gender Equity

  • Demonstrate understanding of BPDO’s Gender Equality Strategy
  • Contribute to ensuring that Beza posterity Development Organization is a place where men and women are treated equally and with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity and an ability to integrate a gender equality perspective into tasks and activities.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary and benefit package
  • Good medical benefits including dependents with limited amount as per duration.
  • 18 days annual leave
  • 17 weeks (paid) maternity leave, 5 days paternity leave

Reports to: Technical and Regional Implementation Director

Direct reports: None 

Contacts/Key Relationships: Donners, Employees, sub grants and partners 

Contract Details: Definite periods

No of Post: One (1)

Opening Date : 17 January 2024

Closing Date:  25 January 2024

Grade: 9 (Nine)

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • MA/MSc or BSc/BA in Social/behavioral Sciences, health promotion/education, Human rights and social work, or related field.
  • 6 years of experience in relevant work.
  • Specialized education or experience in health communication and gender.
  • Expertise in gender analysis, project design, project monitoring, gender mainstreaming, community participation/empowerment; experience in TB/HIV programming is a plus.
  • Experience in training and facilitation.
  • Understanding of value, gender norms of the community systems and articulating clear practical recommendations.
  • Good personal organizational skills.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work within a multicultural setting.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Willingness to travel frequently within the DRS regions (50% of the time).


  • Data Quality and Data use
  • Capacity building
  • Coaching and supervision
  • Reporting & Documentation
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player with sensitivity to cultural diversity
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to speak a local language is advantageous.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V & application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy through this LINK

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

BPDO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability

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