Mar 032016

Organization: FHI 360
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 31 Mar 2016

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Social and Behavior Change Specialist


FHI 360 Vietnam office is seeking qualified candidates for positions for an anticipated USAID-funded: Combating Wildlife Trafficking Project. The purpose of the project is to reduce consumer demand for and consumption of illegal wildlife products, strengthen wildlife law enforcement and prosecution, and improve and harmonize the legal framework for wildlife crime in Vietnam.

The SBCC Specialist serves as the lead technical specialist for successful implementation of social and behavior change communication activities on the project. The SBCC Specialist shall advise and support the Chief of Party in the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to strengthen and sustain efforts to reduce consumer demand for targeted illegal wildlife products, with an initial focus on rhino horn, elephant ivory, and pangolin products. In planning and executing this strategy, the SBCC Specialist shall collaborate with and build upon the efforts of a host of other internationally-assisted and civil society activities. The SBCC specialist shall provide leadership to other staff, subcontractors, and grantees and provide day-to-day direction of all demand reduction activities, including those intended to build constituencies and develop long-term commitment to wildlife values across the broader public. The position will be based in Hanoi and will report to the FHI 360 Vietnam Country Representative.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership in the development of a comprehensive consumer demand reduction strategy for targeted illegal wildlife products
  • Advise partners on all technical aspects of demand reduction activities implementation, ensuring a unified and effective approach to achieving project milestones.
  • Provides technical assistance to develop and implement communication strategies and materials, through all phases from formative research, through design, media and materials production, community mobilization and evaluation.
  • Develop or review relevant guidelines, materials, trainings, job aids and tools to ensure the technical strategies are reflected accurately.
  • Identify and collate evidence base of promising practices and support dissemination workshops to improve existing practices and introduce new practices and/or ideas among partners and key stakeholders.
  • Review technical documents and other deliverables to ensure alignment with overall project strategy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by CoP.


  • Master’s degree in an environment or SBCC-related field. Two additional years of experience in a related area may substitute.
  • At least seven years of professional experience designing, implementing, and leading social and behavior change campaigns, including experience with social marketing, strategic communications, and/or behavior change communications.
  • The above seven years includes at least three years of professional experience with polling and consumer surveying techniques, quantitative and qualitative survey methods, the use of mass media and social networks to influence and gain public support, the negotiation and formation of alliances across interest groups, and/or working with civil society organizations.
  • Written and oral proficiency in English required.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360’s Career Center at or through the Employment section at Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.
FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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