Save the Children Community Mobilization Assistant Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

Save the Children Community Mobilization Assistant Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. Save the Children Nigeria programme looking for “Community Mobilization Assistant”. Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 22 December 2021.

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in around 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children strives to achieve a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Across all of our work, we pursue several core values: accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity.

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Save the Children Community Mobilization Assistant Jobs 2021

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on 16 December 2021 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Community Mobilization Assistant to be based in Damaturu, Nigeria.

Recruiter Save the Children
Position Community Mobilization Assistant
Location Damaturu, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required 2 years
Application Deadline 22 December 2021

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: The Community Mobilization Assistant will support the GPE project team in respective State to ensure commitment and involvement of local authorities and community members in the project. The staff member will lead on community mobilization to ensure participation, sustainability of the GPE project as well as that the voices of community members, including women and children are heard. The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Identify policy and practice change, based on Save the Children’s experience that would promote and protect the rights of children.
  • Support in formulating key advocacy messages and targets from lessons learned, assessments, research and evidence gained through project implementation on Education, WASH, child Protection, Food security et al
  • Ensure that voices of children form the basis of Save the Children’s advocacy strategy.
  • Acquire information and understanding of social policy and adapt strategies as necessary.
  • Ensure Save the Children and GPE visibility is seen in the schools, LGAs and respective State
  • Actively participate in all Save the Children and CSO Coalition driven activities in the state
  • Establish as well as sustain existing synergy among coalitions
  • Engage with the state and local governments in policies review when needed
  • Facilitate meetings of the coalition groups
  • Prepare monthly reports of activities carried out

Qualification & Experience:

  • A degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Communications or related social science field.
  • Substantial experience in advocacy and policy development / research in the development context.
  • Good understanding of the possibilities and tactics for influencing decision and policy makers, politicians, donors, and other key actors.
  • Knowledge of the media and its role in raising awareness and shaping public policy.
  • Good understanding of strategies for achieving child protection, Psychosocial programming policies through participatory processes, and the links with gender, diversity and other aspects of identity.
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills and demonstrable ability to think strategically, innovatively and practically to ensure achievement of desired change objectives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences at local, state and national levels.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with partner agencies and key contacts in the government, NGO, civil society (coalitions) and media sectors.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Good computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, email / internet) and ability to be self-supporting in most administrative tasks.
  • Fluent English language skills (written and verbal) and Local language skills (Hausa, Kanuri or Fulfulde etc.)
  • Commitment to the values, mission, aims and policies of Save the Children.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Grade: 5
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply Save the Children Community Mobilization Assistant Jobs 2021

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The Closing Date: 22 December 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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