Social & Behavior Change Officer, NO-2 Level

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Social & Behavior Change Officer, NO-2 Level

Join UNICEF and Make a Difference in Vaccination Efforts in Burundi!|Social & Behavior Change Officer, NO-2 Level

Vacancy: Social & Behavior Change Officer, NO-2 Level

Duty Station: Bujumbura, Burundi

UNICEF is dedicated to reaching the most disadvantaged children worldwide, defending their rights, and helping them thrive. In Burundi, we’re seeking passionate individuals to join us in our mission to improve vaccination services through social and behavior change initiatives.

How You Can Make a Difference:

As the Social & Behavior Change Officer, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting the generation of demand for vaccination services, working under the responsibility of the SBC Unit. Your tasks will include:

  • Analyzing past activities to identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement.
  • Planning and updating activities tailored to the context to enhance the success of communication and social mobilization efforts for vaccination.
  • Developing communication strategies specific to district contexts and coordinating with various partners for behavior change.
  • Supporting the development of monitoring and evaluation strategies and tools for tracking routine vaccination activities and campaigns.
  • Assisting districts in coordinating NGO interventions related to demand generation activities.
  • Mobilizing and guiding partner networks at the national, district, and community levels to ensure active participation in vaccination activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, psychology, education, communication, or a relevant field.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in social communication, preferably with NGOs and development projects.
  • Experience in national-level coordination for epidemic response.
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills, along with excellent writing and communication abilities.
  • Creativity, innovation, and openness to new ideas.
  • Proficiency in French and good knowledge of English. Knowledge of Kirundi is an advantage.

For Every Child, You Demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s core values: care, respect, integrity, trust, accountability, and sustainability.
  • Competencies in building partnerships, achieving tangible results, innovating, managing complexity, strategic thinking, and collaboration.

Apply Now and Be a Champion for Every Child in Burundi!

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Advertised: 26 Mar 2024 South Africa Standard Time


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