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Thank you for your interest in joining Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. We are looking for qualified applicants for the following positions:

 

Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Advisor

The National Health Technical Assistance Program (NHTAP)
Afghanistan

Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) is seeking a well-qualified SBCC Advisor to lead implementation of the SBCC component of the USAID-funded five-year NHTAP project. The position is based in Kabul, Afghanistan, and open only to Afghan citizens.

Program Description

NHTAP targets policy, mid-level and service delivery agents/actors with a range of technical activities (TA). The program builds on the legacy of previous USAID TA programs, while exploring innovative and evidence-based approaches to strengthening care seeking, access to and quality of proven health and nutrition interventions. NHTAP also enhances the resilience and sustainability of the national health system through improved performance and engagement of the public and private health sectors.

OSC, in collaboration with program partners, is leading implementation of Objective Three of NHTAP— Enhance Adoption of Optimal Health and Nutrition Behaviors—including leading overall design, development of implementation strategy and guidance and capacity building to local partners in the area of awareness and SBCC.  OSC will also contribute to SBCC research and associated studies and surveys.

Position Description

The SBCC Advisor is a senior-level position. The SBCC Advisor will play a key role in design and implementation of all NHTAP’s SBCC activities with technical support from OSC’s HQ staff. The SBCC Advisor will also provide inputs into behavioral research and measurement of SBCC activities outputs, data collection, and impact measurement as needed. The SBCC Advisor will supervise and build capacity of two SBCC Managers and local partners. This is a long-term (five-year) position based in Afghanistan, Kabul with frequent travel to the project provinces.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 7 years of directly relevant experience in improving health-seeking behaviors, including prevention, early care-seeking, and nutrition
  • Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change theories and approaches
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Afghanistan health sector
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement impactful SBCC approaches and campaigns, including audience segmentation, development and testing of materials, conducting community engagement and activations interventions
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects
  • Professional-level of oral and written English communication skills required
  • Fluency in local language(s) – Dari, Pashto – required
  • Afghanistan citizenship

Submit your resume/CV, cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com), Please reference “Afghanistan NHTAP SBCC Advisor” in the subject line.

OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Managers

The National Health Technical Assistance Program (NHTAP)

Afghanistan

Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) is seeking two well-qualified SBCC Managers to join NHTAP’s team to support implementation of the SBCC component of the USAID-funded five-year NHTAP project. The positions are based in Kabul, Afghanistan, and open only to Afghan citizens.

Program Description

NHTAP targets policy, mid-level and service delivery agents/actors with a range of technical activities (TA). The program builds on the legacy of previous USAID TA programs, while exploring innovative and evidence-based approaches to strengthening care seeking, access to and quality of proven health and nutrition interventions. NHTAP also enhances the resilience and sustainability of the national health system through improved performance and engagement of the public and private health sectors.

OSC, in collaboration with program partners, is leading implementation of Objective Three of NHTAP— Enhance Adoption of Optimal Health and Nutrition Behaviors—including leading overall design, development of implementation strategy and guidance and capacity building to local partners in the area of awareness and SBCC.  OSC will also contribute to SBCC research and associated studies and surveys.

Position Description

The SBCC Managers is a mid-level positions. The SBCC Managers will play a key role in supporting design and implementation of all NHTAP’s SBCC activities with technical support from OSC’s HQ staff, and under direct supervision of the SBCC Advisor. The SBCC Managers will also provide inputs into behavioral research and measurement of SBCC activities outputs, data collection, and impact measurement as needed. These are long-term (five-year) positions based in Afghanistan, Kabul with frequent travel to the project provinces.

Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 5 years of directly relevant experience in improving health-seeking behaviors, including prevention, early care-seeking, and nutrition
  • Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change theories and approaches
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Afghanistan health sector
  • Demonstrated ability to support development and implementation of impactful SBCC approaches, such as and campaigns, including audience segmentation, development and testing of materials, conducting community engagement and activations interventions
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects preferred
  • Working knowledge of oral and written English required
  • Fluency in local language(s) – Dari, Pashto – required
  • Afghanistan citizenship

Submit your resume/CV, cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com).  Please reference “Afghanistan NHTAP SBCC Manager” in the subject line.

OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

 

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