C4D Officer

The Job

Field medical foundation (FMF)

FMF is a non-profit and non-governmental organization aiming to provide health, nutrition, food security and protection services as a humanitarian response to the escalating socio economic situation in Yemen since 2012

Title: Communication for Development (C4D) officer

Start date: Immediately

Duration: 3 months

Overall responsibility:

Improved capacity, skills and competencies of volunteers and health workers to provide quality nutrition services at facility and community levels.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Collect and compile baseline information on social, Nutrition and health parameters of the project areas and design community based program profile.

• coordination and develop clear work plan for community health and nutrition activities, and share it with community volunteers and the stakeholders from public health sector.

• Lead and facilitate the field teams in implementing the work plan in the ground.

Create success stories from the field.

• Keep close coordination and liaison with field team, community, and partners and assist them in developing high quality health education.

• control the community health volunteers in organizing community meetings, workshops, and campaigns.

• Take lead in resolution and management of the relevant community conflicts over common issues related with the project.

• Regularly monitor field activities, maintain working relationship between team member and community.

• Design and plan for all type of Campaigns and conducting assessment and surveys as needed.

• Organize trainings and exposure to improve knowledge and skill of the project communities and volunteers to deliver high quality community based activities.

• To participate in developing Community volunteer guidelines in accordance with Ministry of health policy.

• Document and share lesson learnt, achievements and successes from the field.

• To collect the monthly reports from community health volunteers, revise them and provide feed back to the field team.

• Develop monthly narrative achievement report compiled with statistic report to the direct supervisor.

• To conduct a monthly meetings with community health volunteers to discuss all related issues and to put plan for the coming period.

• Conduct frequent field visits to the targeted locations and provide a report with the outcome of the visits.

• To take any other relevant task given by the supervisor

Knowledge and Experience: 

• A University Degree in social/behavioral sciences, (Sociology Psychology, Health, Education) with an emphasis on strategic communication for behavior development, social mobilization.

• A minimum of 2 years in awareness and behavior changes projects.

• Good knowledge in English.

• Able to Communicate, work with people and drive for results.

• Analysis, planning and organizing skils.

• Ability to write reports in both English and Arabic language professionally.

• Be a team player and ready to collaborate with others in a positive manner.

• Honest, hardworking and committed to community development

How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter, both in English, to Field Medical Foundation ( jobs@fmfyemen.org ) with the title of the position you are applying for in the title of email.

  • Employer: FMF
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 13 February 2020
  • Deadline: 20 February 2020