Plan International Zambia
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Behavior Change Communications Expert x1

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Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

We are looking for experienced, vibrant and self-starters to fill the following Positions:

Position Description

The position exists to manage and lead the delivery of the Behaviour Change Communication component in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic. The incumbent will develop the Behaviour Change Communication Strategy for Plan Zambia, attend the National Level IEC development Task Force Meetings chaired by Ministry of Health where Plan Zambia has been co-opted, generate, review and ensure generation of behaviour change communication information and (IEC) materials. Ensure inclusion of Behaviour Communication Change approaches in all new program designs, this will include Behaviour Change Communication messaging to promote the uptake of health interventions, particularly Covid 19 prevention, care and treatment, among priority populations (including children, girls, young women, and other high risk groups).


  • Design and implement behavior change communication strategy, provision of training and technical assistance to support behavior change intervention
  • Contribute to the development of external project communications materials, such as success stories and social media content
  • Work in collaboration with key stakeholders including line Ministries to develop community radio, drama, or other communication strategies to make information and critical discourse about Covid 19 counselling to the public and target audience
  • Support development of BCC strategies, materials, media messages, and implementation plans that reflect global best practices.
  • Ensure effective communications within the organization and with stakeholders at all levels
  • Assist in knowledge sharing and partner collaboration efforts and provide support to relevant technical working groups

Individual Specifications:

  • Degree in Public Health/Social sciences or related discipline.
  • A Master’s Degree/post graduate qualification on development communication will be an added advantage
  • At least five years of experience in BCC programs
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in behavior change communication and training/capacity building; project documentation
  • A fair understanding of gender transformative programming is an added advantage

Method of Application

Please send an email to . Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

All Applications should be addressed to:

The Country Human Resource Manager,

Plan International Zambia,

Private Bag 518X,

Plot 87A Kabulonga road,



Application deadline
3 Apr 15:00
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