Community Mobilization Officer at Action Against Hunger International Closing Date: 10 August, 2018

Experience: 1 year

Location: Borno

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 Monguno, Borno State and will be report to the Sector Manager. The Community Mobilization Officer is responsible for direct implementation of community mobilization activity in the assigned local government area.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop a community mobilization and sensitization strategy document for effective program delivery.

  • Implement the mobilization activities in line with the work plan and adhere to deadlines.

  • Coordinate with local government area officials to share plan and implementation of FSL activities.

  • Provide guideline and training when required for effective community mobilization at the local government level.

  • Provide assistance in the identification of methods of community mobilization enhancing partnership and coordination with government officials and local communities, internal integration within sectors and programs (FSL, Nutrition, WASH, NFIs, etc.).

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

  • Ensure tracking and reporting of activities under Community Mobilisation of all two component of the program (Cash Transfer and Nutrition).

  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at the local government area level.

Position Requirements

  • B. Sc /HND in Food Security and Livelihoods related courses e.g. Economics, Agricultural economics, Business Management, Public Administration, Mass Communication, Sociology.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in community mobilization in FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).

  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

Method of Application

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