Call for Experts/Expression of Interest – Services for Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC)

Africa’s Voices is a growing organisation seeking talented professionals. In particular, we are always on the look out for social scientists with excellent data science skills.

Position Titles:  1. Team Leader and 2. Senior Advisor  (1 Expert each) 

Position Type: Consultancy 

Background 

Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) is a fast-growing organisation, capitalizing on interactive media and digital communications to curate and spark engaging discussions that convene citizens’ voices as evidence and elevate them to the level of decision-making. 

Spun out of cutting-edge research at the University of Cambridge in 2015, we have an established presence in East Africa and beyond with a vibrant growing core team in Nairobi. Our clients include UNDP, UNICEF, the European Union, ICRAF, Somalia Stability Fund, and the MasterCard Foundation. 

AVF is responding to World Food Programme (WFP)’s  HQ20NF013-FIN-RFP-Services for Social and Behaviour Change  Request for Proposal where WFP seeks to establish long-term agreements (LTAs) with service providers specialising in Social and Behaviour Change Communication. The Expected Duration of LTA  is 3 years with possibility of a 2year extension. Successful suppliers will be required to support and/or complete all phases of the SBCC programme cycle including strategy design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as specified in this scope of work/ terms of reference. 

AVF  is seeking the following experts to join our team in the implementation of this project. 

Specifications 

  • Team Leader 

Extensive experience in your specialist field, in which you are internationally renowned as an expert. Extensive experience in leading or directing major, complex and business-critical  programmes specific to nutrition and other relevant fields related to the RFP, along with ability to bring genuine strategic insight. Typically, a person within this category would have suggested 15+ years of  experience.

  • Senior Advisor 

Substantial experience in your specialist field and in a consultancy role. Previous experience in project management and having worked  for a variety of clients specific to SBCC for nutrition and other relevant  fields as identified in the RFP. Typically, a person within this category  would have suggested 10+ years of experience.

How to apply

  1. Submit a proposal (not more than 2 pages) describing your experience and attach your CV.
  2. In your proposal, indicate your proposed daily rate in US Dollars. 
  3. References: please list two or three UN agencies, NGOs or local academic institutions with whom there is current or previous collaboration and include contact persons and contact details
  4. List relevant published articles in peer-reviewed journals and/or other types of journals related to nutrition. 
  5. In case of any question or in need of clarification, get in touch with us via: careers@africasvoices.org by 7th February, 2021 at 5 PM EAT.

To  apply, please send your proposal, CV , relevant documents and a supporting cover letter to careers@africasvoices.org, by Monday, 8th February, 2021 at 5 pm EAT.