Social and Behavior Change Communication and Advocacy Specialist (GRASP-UHC Project)

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Plan International Pilipinas Foundation Inc. is a local non-government, non-religious, and non-political development and humanitarian organization committed to enabling children to live free of poverty, violence, inequality, and injustice.


We are committed to gender equality and actively work with and engage children, communities, other people, and institutions in addressing the root causes of poverty and gender inequality. We support children and young people, especially the most vulnerable, to build the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We focus on girls, young women, and other marginalized groups so that they can improve their well-being and achieve their full potential.

Make Your Voice Heard: Champion Health Equity as a Social & Behavior Change Communication Specialist!


Plan International Philippines is on a mission! We’re implementing a groundbreaking project called A Gender-Responsive Systems Approach to Universal Health Care (GRASP-UHC) in the Philippines, designed to improve healthcare access for vulnerable communities. But we need your communication expertise to make it happen.

Are you a passionate communicator with a knack for social change?

This is your chance to use your skills for good! As our Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) & Advocacy Specialist, you’ll be at the forefront, crafting powerful messages and strategies to empower communities to prioritize their health and fight for their right to healthcare.

Here’s why this role is perfect for you:

  • Lead the Charge: Develop and implement a dynamic SBCC & advocacy strategy to drive positive health behaviors in communities.
  • Be the Voice for Change: Advocate for policy changes that ensure quality healthcare access for all.
  • Become a Storytelling Expert: Document success stories and create compelling multimedia materials to inspire action.
  • Collaborate with Impact: Work alongside a passionate team and diverse stakeholders to maximize project impact.
  • Make a Real Difference: Contribute to a project that empowers Filipinos and strengthens the healthcare system.

Do you have what it takes?

We’re looking for a communication champion with:

  • A degree in Communication, Development Communication, or a similar field.
  • 3+ years of experience in communications, advocacy, and social change initiatives.
  • Exceptional writing, speaking, and social media management skills.
  • A knack for explaining complex topics in an engaging way.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills, with a passion for influencing positive change.
  • Strong analytical thinking and a collaborative spirit.

Bonus points if you:

  • Experience working within the development or public health sector.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Fluency in Filipino languages spoken in the target communities (advantageous).

Ready to make your mark?

Join Plan International Pilipinas and be part of a movement for better healthcare access! Apply today!

Location: Makati City, Metro Manila, with field work to the project sites

Type of Role: Project-based (until March 2029)

Reports to: Project Manager

Hybrid Working Arrangements

Competitive compensation package (local T&C)

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.


Makati City, Philippines
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