WASH – Social Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC) Advisor

at SNV
Location Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 25, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 26 of countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV, Netherlands Development Organization, is operating in Ethiopia since the 1970s. Currently, SNV is working in eight regional states and the two city administrations of Ethiopia, providing technical assistance and program implementation in Agriculture, WASH, and Energy Sectors. SNV is an open and learning organization that focuses on improving the lives of Ethiopian through a market based approach inclusive of women and youth. In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change including strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects.

For more information on SNV's operations, visit our website: www.snvworld.org.

 The Project

The WASHTRA project aims to reduce the prevalence of Trachomatous inflammation – follicular (TF) to <5 % through sustained change in facial cleanliness and handwashing practices of the community; use of improved sanitation and integration/mainstreaming of trachoma and WASH interventions in 6 woredas in 5 zones of the Oromia region. WASHTRA project is funded by the Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF).

SNV is seeking experienced and professional applicants for SBCC Advisor position for the WASHTRA Project under implementation in Oromia region based in Addis Ababa .

Job Description

The SBCC Advisor will oversee the behavior change /demand creation for improved sanitation activities at community level through the Health Extension Workers (HEWs), schools, WASHCOs and other structures to increase demand for low-cost, quality WASH products and services, with a focus on sanitation to eliminate Trachoma including the WASH NTD integration and increased collaboration across sectors such as water, education, health, finance, and non- governmental partners.

Key Roles of SBCC Advisor:

· ·         Project Implementation

·         Coordination and stakeholder development

·         Business Development

·         Knowledge Management, Learning and Innovation

·         Monitoring and evaluation

Job Requirements


Have at least Master’s degree in Behavioural Science, Social Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC), Sociology, and other related Social sciences fields


Have at least ten years and above experience on experience in Social Behaviour Change Communication project implementation, monitoring and evaluation and SBCC in WASH and health sector.

·  Excellent facilitation and communication skills.

·  Proven experience in undertaking activities aimed SBCC and Capacity Building of government staff

and institutions.

·  Demonstrated organizational skills and a strong track record in meeting deliverables and donor deadlines.

·  Strong data analysis and reporting skills.


Applying Instructions

Candidates should apply by sending:

i) A motivation letter;

ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae,

iii) Names and contact details of three professional referees.

Please apply by clicking on the I'm Interested button  and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system on or before 12th June 2021 via the attached link. https://smrtr.io/5W86G

Please indicate in your application letter the position of the tittle and for which location you apply

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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