Regional C4D Consultant-Polio outbreak response_ Oromia & SNNP

at ABH Partners P.L.C
Location SNNPR, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 22, 2020
Category Consultancy
Health Care / Medical
Social Sciences
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB



To support EPHl/RPHI and RHBs in planning, implementation, and monitoring of VDPV-related C4D activities and interventions aiming at strengthening preparedness and responses for Polio outbreaks in Ethiopia. UNICEF is committed to providing technical and advisory support in the area of C4D, risk communication, and behavior change communication and social mobilization.

Number of positions

Two_ One for each region (one for Oromia and one for SNNP)

Specific Tasks

Provide technical support to EPHI and RHB, on C4D component, in conducting investigations for any reported case ofVDPV as required to inform Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) strategy and interventions


  • Participate in the Oromia/SNNP outbreak investigation teams/missions where required Support coordination of Polio -specific C4D preparedness & response activities in the Oromia/SNNP,
  •  Support the development and endorsement of SBCC strategies and activities for Polio outbreak response
  • Support development, review, and pre-testing of multi-media Social/BCC and training materials have required the Region of  Oromia/SNNP
  • Train Regional relevant personnel on Social/BCC of different emergencies
  • Participate in coordination & technical meetings in FMOH & EPHI pertinent Oromia/SNNP Region Facilitate and participate in monitoring and evaluation activities of Polio outbreak responses and interventions in the Region of Oromia/SNNP,
  • Participate in the Polio EOCs and other coordination Regional forums where required
  • Analyze and interpret the C4D activities outcomes from IMO for each SIAs




Report on Messages developed and/or revised for printing/ mass media


Technical reports on assessments conducted

Per assessment

Monthly  performance  report on the progress  of implementation,

challenges and opportunities


Report on training and capacity building activities carried out

After each SIAs.

Document and Sharing of human interest stories and photos


Job Requirements

  •  University degree  in social science, public health, communication  for development Social and behavioral change  communication  or relevant field;
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant health SBBCC experiences, working in Ethiopia's health sector or related sectors
  • Experience in emergency settings and contexts
  •  In-depth understanding of Ethiopian communities and key district actors
  • Capacity  in the design, planning, monitoring, evaluation, mentoring, training  and s kills-transfer of participatory  governance  in particular  in SBCC ()
  •  Excellent communication skills with fluent  English, Amharic Afan  Orama (in Oromia) language skills; proven ability to work effectively with government and multi-stakeholders.
  • Experience in generating evidence and in the documentation of best practices.
Suitable candidate :

Excellent facilitation, organizational and analytical skills.  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to present information in Word and  PowerPoint formats.  Ability to manage and analyze basic data in Excel and produce charts/graphs. Basic familiarity with WHO, UNICEF, and the bilateral agency works in support of vaccination programs and implementation and their practices and procedures. Strong interpersonal skills, and work effectively with people at all levels;


Desirable: Previous experience working with, or within UN organizations. Familiarity or experience with Polio eradication efforts is advantageous.


  • The consultant will not be provided lodging and/or meals.
  •   The consultant will work from the FMOH office and/or the Regional Health Bureau.
  •  The consultant should use his/her own materials, i.e. computer,
  •  The consultant will use a rented car when needed (provide by ABH
  •  The consultant will be paid monthly upon completion of deliverables and approved by the supervisor on a monthly basis through ABH.


Applying Instructions

Qualified and interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements can submit their CV along with application letter through   by stating the position you are applying on the subject email

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