Community mobilization officer (2 positions)– Mogadishu – Somali-National only
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SCOPE OF ROLE:
ROLE PURPOSE: The core function of this position is to implement Community mobilization activities under the USAID- funded, Accelerated Quality Learning for Somali Children and Youth program. The Community Mobilization Officer will lead all community mobilization activities within program targeted communities around educational centers ensuring the participation of community members in decision making, as well as their buy-in to key project messages. Part of this role will include managing of community mobilization activities, planning of activities in the field, monitoring of implementation and supporting logistics needs of the community mobilization component, contribution to the preparation of printed and other materials for BCC component. To be responsible for the Community Mobilization in agreement with the line manager, and the Teacher Education Officer along whom the position holder will closely work, the job holder will also work alongside other players on the day-to-day planning, coordination, and reporting on the component deliverables towards achieving the programme objectives.
SCOPEE OF ROLE:
Direct Reports to: Program Coordinator
Dimensions: Save the Children has been working in Somalia for more than 60 years. The Country Office has over 500 staff across 14 field offices (Boroma, Burao and Hargeisa in Somaliland; Bosasso, Garowe, Galkayo and Gardo in Puntland; Beletweyne, Adaado, Abudwak, Baidoa, Kismayo, Dhobley and Mogadishu in Central South Somalia). Our Country Office coordination and administration base is in Nairobi, Kenya. In 2017, as a result of significant scale up for the countrywide drought response, our annual spend FY2017 was US$117 million and we reached more than 2 million people through our humanitarian and longer term development work in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Child Protection and Child Rights Governance. The Country Office manages 61 active awards totalling US$165 million from a range of governmental/institutional donors, including DFID, ECHO, EU, FFP, OFDA, and DANIDA being some of our largest
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Sensitive to issues affecting children and committed to Save the Children’s Education policy
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Application will be close on 3rd Dec 2020.
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