SFH: Demand Generation Officer

Society for Family Health (SFH)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 31 October, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Society for Family Health (SFH) is a South African affiliate of Population Services International (PSI), an international NGO network operational in over 70 countries. SFH in South Africa concentrates on issues of HIV/ AIDS. As part of their HIV/AIDS control efforts, SFH is using social marketing to motivate behaviour change with respect to consistent condom use, HIV testing and other safer behaviours.                         

Department                                                    : Medical Programs- VMMC
Employment status                                       : Fixed Term Contract
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Demand Creation planning and Implementation

  • Develops work-plans for demand creation at the regional level
  • Supports Provincial Managers to ensure that all planned activities are implemented within set timelines
  • Regularly participates in strategic and implementation planning meetings as required.
  • Assists in compiling, writing and generating regional level reports for all demand creation activities conducted in the region

Demand Creation Processes Standards and Administration

  • Supports in the development and reviewing of key messages and delivery tools for demand creation
  • Participates in developing or revising IEC/promo materials (such as flipcharts, fliers, information booklets and referrals).
  • Support the Marketing team (SBCC Manager) to develop standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for key demand creation activities.
  • Participates in the development and review of Training Manuals and schedules
  • Works with regional team to ensure adherence to SOPs
  • Identifies training needs with the Provincial managers and develops training plan.
  • Leads periodic training for both IPC agents and IPC supervisors.
  • Provides technical oversight and assists the PFM on the development and process of mobilizers contracts and payments
  • Develops the quantification and distribution of IEC/Promo material requirement on an annual and quarterly basis

Demand Creation Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Participates in the periodic review and development of M&E tools for demand creation.
  • Train/ Orient Supervisors on field assessment and supervision tools for IPC supervisor
  • Utilizes field assessment tools to measure the quality of IPC sessions and supervision.
  • Monitor the use of tools for demand creation reporting and ensure adherence to set standards
  • Monitor demand creation activities and analyses DHIS2 reports to track performance and provide inputs into the improvements for respective region
  • Conduct monthly on-the job field supervision and coaching visit to check effectiveness of IPC strategy and tools, communication skill of IPC agents, supervision and feedback structure and skill of IPC supervisors.
  • Initiate monthly deliverables review meetings at regional level to improve supervision and monitoring of the demand creation teams.
  • Work in close coordination with Provincial Lead for planning, implementing and monitoring of demand generation activities.
  • Conduct monthly data quality checks for all IPC data at district level

Qualifications

  • Matric
  • Degree in Health, Social Sciences, Communications, Marketing
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 2 years’ experience in VMMC services and PEPFAR programs
  • 3 years’ work experience in project management
  • Advanced training in Health communications an added advantage

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your full application to recruitment@sfh.co.za  by 31 October 2019.  All application submissions will be reviewed and considered, only the most qualified candidates will be short listed and contacted for interviews.  SFH is an equal opportunity employer.

Location: 
KwaZulu-Natal

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