Ended Senior Community Mobilizer

The Job

Job Title:  Senior Community mobilizer  

Reports To:  Deputy Program Manager. 

Location:      Aden, Lahj , Abyan

Positions:  6     

Program Summary

FMF is implementing "Yemen Communities Stronger Together (YCST) program" in order to leave behind stronger, more cohesive and resilient partner communities in Aden, Lahj , Abyan for a duration of 12 months. This goal will be achieved by working through building the capacity of Community Enhancement Teams, municipalities/local governments, and Community Based Organizations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Oversee the overall implementation of YCST program and Community Engagement Activities in the targeted Governorates. 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Train, mentor and coach Community mobilizers (CMs) in community engagement methods, all program principles and ensure their effective performance
  • Oversee and coordinate the work with the mobilizers
  • Work with CMs to develop and follow-up weekly and monthly plans for community activities
  • Coordinate with the technical person and CMs to design and follow up on community projects activities
  • Work with the gender team and CMs to ensure effective gender mainstreaming through program.
  • Coordinate shared cross cutting activities among communities and governorates 
  • Facilitate training for program and community members
  • Lead and/or facilitate Community Wide Meeting in the communities.
  • Review reports and update into the reporting system.
  • Work closely with the community engagement team to design community engagement activities. 
  • Supervise and assist in the design and implementation of community project.
  • Work with Community Engagement Officers and grants officer to review grants reporting. 
  • Ensure cross-program integration, learning, sharing and adoption of best practice. 
  • Ensure effective integration and mainstreaming of gender into all programs.
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor.  
  • The Senior Community Mobilizers will begin the community engagement process by meeting with local leaders, formal and traditional, to introduce the program.
  • Senior community mobilizer will also conduct a rapid two-days community asset and leadership mapping.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication and engagement skills (both verbal and written) with an operational knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management.
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of discretion

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

  • Degree in Sociology, Social Work or any related field, with significant course components in either community development, social work, communications, or post-secondary education and training with significant prior experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in community development and/or mobilization preferably with an international organization.
  • The Sr. CMs will be from the same governorates where FMF is implementing the project.

LANGUAGE SKILLS  

  • Ability to communicate and respond in English. 
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: Multiple Cities
  • Posted on: 1 December 2018
  • Deadline: 8 December 2018

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