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  • Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behaviors-from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV-by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change (SBC).
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    • Open Jobs
      1. Mobilizers
      2. Interviewers
    • Method of Application

    Mobilizers

    • Job Type Contract , Full Time
    • Qualification
    • Experience
    • Location Kebbi
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Background

    Despite improvements, Breakthrough ACTION and USAID Advancing Nutrition research findings from ongoing nutritional programs have identified challenges in user-friendly, client-centered job aids to improve nutrition behaviors. This project aims to take a human-centered design approach to explore the complementary feeding practices and to design and test prototypes for novel social and behavior change methods to support Community Health Workers (CHWs) engagement with communities and caregivers of children under 5 years on adequate complementary feeding. This intervention is expected to be conducted in Arewa, Suru, and Fakai LGAs in Kebbi State.

    The mobilizers will be responsible for identifying, obtaining consent, enrolling and onboarding participants for EnGuage – the mobile platform to be used for data collection. Participants will be identified and recruited for the study under four (4) identified cohorts (Community Health Workers, Household influencers, Mothers and Primary Caregivers and Community Leaders).

    Scope of Work

    As a Mobilizer, you are required to:

    • Carry out community entry activities required for the identification of research participants
    • Identify and recruit research participants in the community for three phases of data collection on EnGauge based on participants recruitment criteria.
    • Providing the participant with information about the purpose of the research and what is expected of their participation and obtain their consent to participate.
    • Enrolling the participant’s information by using digital and online forms
    • Provide support to participants during onboarding and other phases of the research activity
    • Facilitate and support other research activities as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications & Skills

    • Possession of a minimum of post-secondary school certificate
    • Ability to read and write in English and Hausa languages fluently.
    • Must have a functional google account.
    • Familiarity with and understanding of the local cultures and traditions.
    • Has experience with community mobilizing and networks in the LGA applied for
    • Ability to effectively operate a smartphone and use the WhatsApp application
    • Good interpersonal communication skills and ability to engage effectively with people in the community
    • Excellent attention to detail and willingness to learn new ways of working.
    • Able to commit to the time required for the research activity.

    Period of engagement: 3 months (May 2021 to July 2021)

    Number of Working Days: TBD

    Number Required: 2 per LGA (Arewa, Suru, and Fakai) in Kebbi State.

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    Interviewers

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification
    • Experience
    • Location Kebbi
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Background

    Despite improvements, Breakthrough ACTION and USAID Advancing Nutrition research findings from ongoing nutritional programs have identified challenges in user-friendly, client-centered job aids to improve nutrition behaviors. This project aims to take a human-centered design approach to explore the complementary feeding practices and to design and test prototypes for novel social and behavior change methods to support Community Health Workers (CHWs) engagement with communities and caregivers of children under 5 years on adequate complementary feeding. This intervention is expected to be conducted in Arewa, Suru, and Fakai LGAs in Kebbi State.

    The Interviewer will be responsible for conducting in-person interviews with participants identified and recruited under four (4) cohorts (Community Health Workers, Household influencers, Mothers and Primary Caregivers and Community Leaders) using the Line of Enquiry.

    Scope of Work

    As an Interviewer, you are required to:

    Providing the participant with information about the purpose of the research and what is expected of their participation, obtain, and capture their consent to participate.

    • Interview selected study participants within the four cohorts at household and community level within the stated time frame.
    • Record interviews with electronic devices (as applicable) and transfer notes to summary sheets and other formats as required.
    • Participate in daily meetings to collate learnings from interviews and contribute to discussions on themes from interviews.
    • Facilitate/support other research-related activities as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications & Skills

    • Highly skilled and experienced in conducting qualitative interviews and data collection.
    • Possess a minimum of post-secondary school certificate.
    • Must have a functional google account and is able to use the same.
    • Ability to read and write in English and Hausa languages fluently.
    • Good community engagement and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Familiarity with and understanding of the local cultures and traditions.
    • Previous experience in conducting human-centered design formative assessment or qualitative research is highly desired.
    • Excellent attention to detail and willingness to learn new ways of working.
    • A curious mind with good listening and note-taking skills.
    • Able to commit to the time required for the research activity.
    • Previous experience in human-centered design interventions or qualitative research studies is highly desired.

    Period of engagement: 3 months (May 2021 to July 2021)

    Number of Working Days: TBD

    Number Required: 1 per LGA (Arewa, Suru, and Fakai) in Kebbi State.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending a copy of their CV to hiring@ba-nigeria.org before CoB Friday, 30th April 2021. The subject of the application email must be the consultancy title and location.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.



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