Consultant for the Development of Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization Framework and Advocacy Toolkit at the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) (formerly National Action Committee on AIDS) was established in February 2000 to coordinate the various activities of HIV/AIDS in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant for the Development of Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization Framework and Advocacy Toolkit

Location: Jigawa
Employment Type: Contract
Duration of Contract: Eight (8) days
Reports to: The consultant will report to the director program JICHMA on technical matters, and to the PCU Coordinator on contractual and operational matters.


  • As an approach to achieving the set targets of the key performance indicators of the Jigawa state work plan on Community Based Health Insurance in fourteen (14) selected Local Government Areas (LGAs) for a Resilient and Sustainable System for health, a frame work is needed for Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM).
  • The framework is to serve as an important tool that will ensure the buy-in of all the relevant stakeholders and as well facilitate positive policy direction by the state and local governments towards sustaining and scaling up the Community Based Health Insurance to all the communities in the state.
  • The ACSM framework therefore, essentially should provide the foundation for covering the larger proportion of unemployed population who do not have access to formal sector health insurance in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and achieving universal health coverage.

Goal and Objectives

  • To develop, validate and disseminate an Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization Framework for Community Based Health Insurance in line with Jigawa state approved work plan of the RSSH grant (2021-2023)
  • To develop and validate an Advocacy Toolkit for Community Based Health Insurance in line with Jigawa state approved work plan of the RSSH grant (2021-2023)

Scope of work

  • The consultant will support the Programme Coordination Unit (PCU) for the timely development, validation and review of ACSM Framework and Advocacy Toolkit as detailed below.
  • Lead the development of the Community Based Health Insurance ACSM Framework
  • Facilitate the validation and dissemination of the framework that can strengthen ACSM activities in line with the socio-cultural peculiarities of the state
  • Provide an orientation to ACSM committee members to understand how to link and coordinate demand generation and ACSM activities for Community Based Health Insurance.
  • Support the state in the development and finalisation of advocacy toolkit that will promote acceptability, scalability and sustainability of community based health insurance.

Expected deliverables

  •  ACSM framework for CBHI developed
  • Advocacy tool kit for CBHI developed
  • Process report.

Required Qualifications / Experience

  • Master’s Degree in one of the following or related fields: Public Health, Health Promotion and/or Communication, International Public Health, or other Social Sciences
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the state health system
  • Experience developing and validating ACSM tools and framework
  • Strong analytical and report-writing skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills in English.
  • Strong skills in using word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software (Microsoft Office applications preferred).
  • Experience using web-based applications (email, browsing, and literature retrieval).

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2023 (12 Noon).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Proposals with requested documents to the address below:
Attention: Head Procurement,
National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA),
Ground Floor Room 1.08,
No. 3 Zinguinchor Street, Beside AEDC Office,
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, Nigeria.

Send soft copies to: using the Title as the subject of the mail.

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Details for Submission and Opening of Documents

  • The detailed Proposal must be in English Language and submitted in two (2) hard copies each (one original & One copy) of the requested documents and proposal. The documents shall then be enclosed and sealed in one (1) single outer envelope, and clearly marked at the topmost right corner “Engagement of Consultant for CSS (State the position of application)” and the Name, Address, Email and Phone Number of the Consultant boldly written at the back of the envelopewith acknowledgement to NACA office at the address above.
  • The submission(s) received will be opened immediately after closing at NACA Conference Room in the presence of consultants that choose to attend.

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Notes / Disclaimer

  • Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • NACA shall verify any or all documents and claims made by applicants and will disqualify consultants with falsified documents and claims.
  • If it is determined that submitted documents and claims have been falsified, the consultant may face prosecution in a court of Law.
  • NACA shall not be held responsible for any disqualified proposal as a result of any omission or deletion relating to the submission guidelines.
  • This advertisement shall not be construe a contract to any Consultant, nor shall it entitle any Consultant submitting documents to claim any indemnity from NACA.
  • NACA is not bound to shortlist any Consultant, and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or providing reason.
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