Social and Behavior Change Officer Job 2023 at Kampala by UNICEF

Social and Behavior Change Officer Job 2023 at Kampala by UNICEF Career. UNICEF, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Social and Behavior Change Officer to join their team.

Social and Behavior Change Officer Job 2023 at Kampala by UNICEF

UNICEF originally called the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in full, now officially United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories. UNICEF’s activities include providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • External Outreach: Social & Behavior Change Officer/Specialist-(P2-P3/NOB-NOC), Rapid Response Rosters

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Last Date to Apply

  • 14th March 2023

Job Location

  • Kampala, Uganda

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Contract Type:

  • Temporary Appointment (TA) or Consultancy.


  • P-3

Education Requirement:

  • A Master’s degree in one of the following fields is required: social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, education, communication, public relations or another relevant technical field.
  • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.

Experience Required

  • A minimum 3 to 5 years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: social development programme planning, communication for development, public advocacy or another related area. Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Specialized training/experience in Social and Behavior Change highly desirable.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in verbal and written English and/or French (depending on the country office’s official language). Knowledge of another UN language or a local language is an asset.

Key Activities and Duties:

  • Provide technical, administrative and logistical support and background materials to for implementation of SBC strategies and activities by UNICEF and partners and recommend operational strategies, approaches, plans, methods and procedures to ensure community engagement and participation, and optimum outreach and impact.
  • Assess and recommend potential contacts, networks, resources and tools to support maximum impact and outreach of SBC initiatives.
  • Support comprehensive situation analysis of social, communication, cultural, economic and political dimensions in the affected areas.
  • Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative SBC data, including community feedback, to support response activities.
  • Collaborate with internal global/regional communication partners to harmonize, link and/or coordinate messaging to enhance SBC outreach and contribution to programmatic outcomes.
  • Develop training materials for training activities, and revise and update them as necessary.

Competencies required for this post:

  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (1)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (1).

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