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Behavior Change Advisor (Isiolo) and Administrative Officer (Nairobi) NGO Jobs in Kenya

We are an international NGO implementing a large, multi-year health sector program across the northern arid counties of Kenya.

We are seeking talented and hard-working individuals to be a part of a dynamic team committed to improving the lives of men, women and children in our organization.

Behavior Change Advisor


The BC Advisor will lead the development and implementation of a range of evidence-based behavior change and communication strategies appropriate to the Northern Arid Lands.

In this capacity, the BC Advisor will work with sub-regional offices to create and implement BC strategies and materials.

In addition, the BC Advisor will be responsible for advising on all aspects of evidence-based behavior change communication strategic thinking.

Job Requirements
  • Masters in one of the following or related fields: Communications, Health Education & Behavioral Science, or International Communications.
  • Extensive field experience with USG-funded programs, or at least 10 years of relevant experience in health and development communication, preferably with emphasis on Northern Arid districts.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of global, promising and best practices in international communication and behavior change.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the development of effective, evidence-based health information and behavior change communication campaigns.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven record of accomplishment in designing, implementing and evaluating behavior change strategies.
  • Ability to conduct BC assessments, coordinate BC plans/strategies with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on being thorough, detail-oriented, with ability to multi-task and work under tight time-lines.
  • Willingness to travel up to 40%.
Administrative Officer


The Administrative Officer will provide administrative support to the Nairobi office and other field offices.

The activities will include but not be limited to general office administration; procurement; transport and travel logistics support and managing itineraries for key program visits by external staffs, partners and consultants.

Job Requirements
  • Degree in business administration or related field.
  • Five years experience in administration and procurement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on being thorough, detail-oriented, with ability to multi-task and work under tight time-lines.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Applications including cover letter, CV and references should be sent by email to by October 14, 2011.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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