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Program Assistant I - Social Mobilization at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria

Nov 26, 2020, 7:07 PM

Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behavior - from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV and preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases - by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:



Job Title: Program Assistant I - Social Mobilization

Location: Plateau


  • The Program Assistant - Social Mobilization will provide technical and programmatic support for BA-Nigeria’s community SBC interventions. S/he will also support activities in other program areas as directed by the State Coordinator or technical area leads at BA national office in Abuja.
  • S/he will work closely with the Program Officer - Social Mobilization, other technical program officers in the state, the State Coordinator, and Abuja HQ technical leads to ensure integrated and comprehensive implementation BA-Nigeria’s program activities at the state level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to the general duties described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Support implementation of community mobilization activities in collaboration with the Program Officer - Social Mobilization, LGA Supervisor, Community Volunteers, State, and LGA Health Educators, Ward Development Committees, and other stakeholders
  • Participate in the development of project strategies, work plans etc.
  • Support the BA-Nigeria M&E team and State Coordinator to effectively collect, collate and report social/community mobilization data as required
  • Assist with preparation/writing, submission, and editing of timely and quality activity reports including success stories; and collaborate with relevant teams to ensure documentation of all community mobilization activities;
  • Support advocacy with religious and community leaders to create an enabling environment for the practice of MNCH+N, FP, and Malaria behaviors, as applicable
  • Support training and supervision of LGA Supervisors, Community Volunteers, and other social/community mobilization agents working supporting the BA-Nigeria project
  • Assist to develop MNCH+N, FP, and Malaria SBC materials (as applicable) for use by community volunteers



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a PDF copy of their CV to: using "Program Assistant - Social Mobilization, Plateau" as the subject of the email.

Note: Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply


Application Deadline  1st December, 2020.

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Program Assistant Plateau State Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria