Community Mobilizer

CTG Global, Kurram Agency, Pakistan

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
1st January, 2017


Job Description

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0419

Position:

Community Mobilizer

Place of performance:

Kurrum Agency-Fata, Pakistan

Contract duration:

up to 5 months (@21.75days/month)

Starting date:

ASAP

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The position of Community Mobilizer is one of the project posts within a multidisciplinary team that will be stationed in Kurram Agency. This post will provide overall community mobilization support and create effective linkages with target beneficiaries of the project and the service providers in close collaboration with community leaders and gatekeepers

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

  1. In consultation with midwives and LHVs and the community gatekeepers develop practical ways to create an enabling and conducive environment for women, girls and their families to access sexual and reproductive information and services including the use of referral system in designated health facilities and other service delivery points.

  2. Implements/undertakes community awareness rising sessions on SRH and gender issues in emergencies.

  3. Support midwives and LHVs in the provision of antenatal care, FP and patient home visits in areas where feasible.

  4. Facilitates community support and active engagement during the conduct of focus group discussions, mapping and other baseline related data collection activities.

  5. Conduct master listing of women and reproductive age, adolescents and young people including pregnant women as a basis for targeting coverage of services.

  6. Promotes and facilitates community support to project activities through regular community meetings where brief updates are shared with community leaders and elders.

  7. Coordinates the conduct of outreach activities as needed.

  8. Prepares monthly reports using prescribed templates and reporting format.

  9. Facilitates timely technical and operational support to the Community Health Councils wherever they exist.

  10. Supervises the performance of the project team personnel and ensure compliance to their respective assigned tasks and monthly deliverables

  11. Represents UNFPA in community meetings in Kurram Agency.

  12. Perform other tasks as assigned by Project Coordinator

Expected output:

Effective project delivery as per the job description of the assigned tasks.

Project reporting:

The position will report to the Project Coordinator.

Team management:

S/He has to be active team player who could contribute in overall team performance.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Bachelor's degree in any of social sciences or Communications course will be an advantage.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 3 years of demonstrable relevant Healthcare experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 3 years of experience in Middle East with local experience in Kurrum Agency-Fata is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in Pashto and English are essential.

Key competencies:

Project Management, community engagement team management, Financial Management, communication, capacity building, Monitoring and evaluation, Health program management, Basic skills in using MS Excel, MS Word and MS

Other relevant information:

Must be Pakistani citizen ideally from Kurrum Agency else holding FATA domicile

Qualification: Completion of secondary degree is required. University degree in any of social sciences or Communications course will be an advantage

Language: English/Pashto Level: Fluent

Sector Experience: Community Development Years: 03 years

Geographical experience: FATA particularly Kurrum Agency 03 years


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