Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global Communities is seeking an experienced a Social Behavior Change Communication Specialist for the anticipated 5-year, USAID-funded Rwanda Orora Wihaze program. This program will sustainably increase the availably of, access to, and consumption of animal source foods (ASF) through the development of a profitable market. The goal of the program is to increase income for households, increase investment in ASF value chains and to improve nutritional outcomes for children and women of childbearing age.
The Social Behavior Change Communication Specialist will provide leadership, coordination and technical assistance in social and behavior change communication (SBCC).
S/he will provide guidance and technical inputs to the support the effective use and implementation of gender-sensitive SBCC strategies, activities, media and materials that promote priority behaviors and social norms. S/he will provide state-of-the-art technical inputs into the design, pretesting, development, production and dissemination of materials, and support related training activities. This position may be based in Kigali or in a regional office with frequent travel to districts for supervision and coordination.
7 years’ professional experience working in developing countries, some of which should be in Africa, in food security and agronomy in managing or implementing development programs. Experience with East Africa or Rwanda agriculture sector, particularly in the area of animal sourced foods, is an asset.
Rwandan citizens are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.