VACANCY: Interviewers at Breakthrough Action Nigeria

Breakthrough Action Nigeria (BA-N) is a USAID funded Social Behaviour Change (SBC) with the goal of increasing practice of priority individual and household level health behaviours in eleven (11) states and FCT on FP/RH MNCH+N, Malaria and Tuberculosis. Firmly grounded in proven practices, Breakthrough ACTION works in partnership with governments, civil society, and communities around the world to implement creative and sustainable SBC programming, nurture SBC champions, mainstream new techniques and technologies, and advocate strategic and sustained investment in SBC.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:



Job Title: Interviewer

Locations: Abuja and Ebonyi
Period of Engagement: 3 months (October 2020 to December 2020)
Total number of days: Up to 30 working days
Number required: 5 in FCT and 3 in Ebonyi

Job Description

  • The project is supporting Ebonyi State and the FCT towards achieving desired improvements in care-seeking and will be conducting a human-centred design formative assessment to understand people’s experience of health behaviours.
  • To achieve this, Breakthrough ACTION is looking for qualified Short-Term Consultant as Interviewers.

Scope of Work:

  • Participate in workshops related to the different phases of the SBC flow chart
  • Interview study participants at household, community and facility level
  • Transfer notes to summary sheets and other formats as required
  • Participate in daily meetings to collate learnings from interviews
  • Contribute to discussions on themes from interviews
  • Facilitate other study-related activities as assigned
  • Take detailed notes during interviews with study participants at household, community and facility level
  • Record interviews with electronic devices (as applicable)

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health, social sciences or humanities
  • Previous experience with conducting human-centred design formative assessment or qualitative research is highly desired
  • Strong people connection and communication skills
  • Curious mind with good listening and notes taking skills
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Willing to learn new ways of working
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Able to commit to time involved
  • Speaks and understands the local language/dialect fluently (Hausa or Gbagyi for FCT; Ikwo and Izzi in Ebonyi)
  • Fluent communicator in English
  • Familiarity with and understanding of the local cultures and traditions
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a PDF copy of their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title and Location” (e.g. Interviewer – Abuja) as the subject of the email.

Application Instruction / Notice
To apply for this position, please follow the instructions exactly as described below. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions exactly will be discarded without review:

  • Address the education / experience requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary.
  • Language skills. (Please note that language skills will be tested during interviews for shortlisted candidates.)
  • Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
  • CVs must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: UGO NGOZI).
  • The subject line of your email should be the consultancy title and the preferred location E.g. ‘Interviewer – Ebonyi”
  • Do not include any additional certificates or documentation. Any applications that include certificates or other documents will be deleted immediately


* We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web
* We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
* Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
* We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
* Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
* Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
* Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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Application Deadline  5th October, 2020.

VACANCY: Interviewers at Breakthrough Action Nigeria
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