Community Mobilization Assistant at ACF-International Abuja. Closing Date: 24 July, 2018

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno and supervised by the Community Mobilization Officer.

  • The Community Mobilization Assistant is responsible for direct implementation of community mobilization throughout the organization's cash transfer programming and the Nutrition component of the project.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage community mobilization field teams within sector to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all Action Against Hunger mobilization, trainings and IEC material Building.

  • Ensure tracking and reporting of activities under community mobilization of all two component of the program (cash transfer and Nutrition).

  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA level and at state level when required.

  • Provide training, orientation to the target communities regarding Action Against Hunger project, CRM, health and hygiene and other mobilization activities part of the project.

  • Provide guideline and training to field assistants for effective community mobilization at the LGA level.

  • Compile and share reports and findings on daily basis to provide help in compilation of quality reports with an overview of activities and contextual updates and quantitative indicator follow-up and submit to supervisor for consolidation.

  • Represent Action Against Hunger with local authorities, partners and other program stakeholders at LGA level.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of National Diploma in Public Administration, Community Health Extension, Political Science, and Public Health, other related qualifications.

  • At least relevant work experience in humanitarian contexts.

  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.

  • Ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirt.

  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).

  • Fluency in English and Hausa. Proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Shuwa) is an added advantage.

  • Resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community.

  • Previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. FSL, cash transfers, WASH, Nutrition).

Method of Application

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Note

  • Advert may close before due date once we receive applications from qualified candidates

  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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