Hiring Organization: Breakthrough ACTION


The Program Officer I – Social & Behavior Change will be responsible for ensuring mass and mid media plans are implemented at the state level and are integrated with community mobilization plans. S/he will work closely with the State Coordinator and the Social Mobilization Officer (SMO) to ensure an integrated approach to messaging.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Liaise with broadcasters in the state to ensure broadcast compliance of BA-Nigeria spots; inform national office immediately if a broadcaster deviates from the agreed plan.
Maintain weekly and monthly monitoring report of all BA-N spots and programmes in radio and TV stations in state.
Work with producers/broadcasters to keep track of locally produced content
Provide ongoing technical support to local producers/broadcasters to ensure high quality content development and delivery.
Identify new media opportunities for BA-N in the state;
Contribute to the media planning process by providing guidance on channel selection
Support media pretesting activities at the state-level
Arrange and facilitate Listening Groups in the state in coordination with the SMO to collect feedback from target audiences on media programmes and report back to the national office.
Coordinate mass and mid media activities with community mobilization activities through the SMO to ensure alignment where appropriate
Provide support to programmatic research processes such as Human Centered Design and Behavior Economics at the state level.
Other duties as identified by supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of an HND/Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Social Sciences or Health Sciences.
Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience working with donor-funded projects related to radio/TV production
Professional knowledge of Audio recording and editing software, especially Adobe Audition
Working Knowledge of MS Office Packages and database software and applications
Proficiency in written and spoken English and Yoruba languages
Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based environment

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a PDF copy of their CV to: [email protected] using the “ Program Officer I – Social & Behavior Change, Oyo” as the subject of the email by Friday 25th September 2020.
Application Instruction / Notice

To apply for this position, please follow the instructions exactly as described below. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions exactly will be discarded without review:
Address the education / experience requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary.
Language skills. (Please note that language skills will be tested during interviews for shortlisted candidates.)
Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
CVs must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: ADAMU ISA).
Do not include any additional certificates or documentation. Any applications that include certificates or other documents will be deleted immediately